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06-28-2014 11:10 AM
Re: c-lark rigging

hey all just got a c lark 14 down in Pensacola fl and have a few rigging questions if anyone would like to help me out I can text a picture too send me a text my number is 850-855-1529 . the question I have pertains to a adjuster of some type at the bottom of my mast ive looked at every web site on the web and cant get any info on it please help
06-15-2014 11:32 PM
Re: c-lark rigging

And, to finish this post, the Forespar pole kit is a perfect replacement, but it comes with a plastic pad-eye. Instead I bought a 420 mast eye, which is metal and a perfect fit for the C-Lark's mast.
06-03-2014 01:21 PM
Re: c-lark rigging

I bought the Forespar dinghy spinnaker pole kit, which comes with 6' of 1" OD tubing - this allows one to cut to size. I'm going to a cross check the proposed pole length to the j measurement (forestay to mast) prior to the application of blade to metal. Cut twice measure once?

I've kayaked the upper portion of Priest, but not sailed it. I'm a homebody except for an occasional dinner visit to Elkins. If I were going to sail, I'd put in there as I think the upper portion of Priest is stunningly beautiful. But I don't know the wind patterns there. On Lake Pend Oreille, we tend to get a nice afternoon breeze through the Clark Fork. But, Priest Lake is definitely worth a visit.
06-03-2014 12:49 AM
Steve in Idaho
Re: c-lark rigging

Just comparing specs from my R20 and extrapolating down, 60" sounds about right. I might have to give it a try with my adjustable whisker pole before selling the boat.

You ever sail Priest Lake? We're thinking of a trip up there sometime in the near future.
05-27-2014 09:34 AM
Re: c-lark rigging

Thanks Steve! So far, the consensus is ~ 60" for the pole, 1" diameter. I'm going with the Forespar dinghy spinnaker kit and will cut to size. It comes with Mini 6 end fittings and is reasonably priced.

Thanks for the tip on the centerboard. I have seen references to "the centerboard mod" but hadn't quite figured out what that is yet.

Can't wait to sail it - we get plenty of light wind here. Sell it to someone in Sandpoint so we can start a fleet.
05-27-2014 03:46 AM
Steve in Idaho
Re: c-lark rigging

Sorry - no. I never found the pole dimensions. My C-lark will be for sale later this summer, as I have moved up to a Ranger 20 and don't have room for the extra boat. Consequently, the spinnaker pole is no longer an issue to me, although it would be nice to include it in the sale.

Enjoy your C-Lark. Mine is fantastic in light winds. Wish I could afford the room to keep it around.

BTW - make sure you secure your centerboard so it won't slide out in a capsize!
05-20-2014 02:17 PM
Re: c-lark rigging

I would have avoided resurrecting an old thread, but I haven't posted enough to PM via message or e-mail. So,

Hi Steve in Idaho - I live in Idaho too. I have acquired a C-Lark 14 and have everything but the spinnaker pole. Did you have any luck with finding its dimensions? While I could hack something together, this C-Lark sat in its garage from the day it was purchased new until we bought it from the original owner except for the few days it was sailed. If you tell me, or I find out, I will post its dimensions here.
04-10-2014 04:58 PM
Re: c-lark rigging

I'd love to see how a spinnaker is setup on the C-Lark as well.

Also, I wanted to share this with you if it hasn't already found it's way to you. Really helped me out.

C Lark Info Main Page

11-26-2012 10:40 PM
Steve in Idaho
Re: c-lark rigging

Okay - so I've got everything figured out but the spinnaker. The boat is already set up for it, but it came to me missing the spinnaker pole, and the previous owner knew nothing about that. Anybody know what length the pole is supposed to be on a C-Lark 14?
07-11-2012 02:44 PM
Steve in Idaho
Re: c-lark rigging

Thanks, SV! Email sent.
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