T30 ...spinnaker pole... And short pole next to it... - Page 2 - SailNet Community

   Search Sailnet:

 forums  store  


Quick Menu
Forums           
Articles          
Galleries        
Boat Reviews  
Classifieds     
Search SailNet 
Boat Search (new)

Shop the
SailNet Store
Anchor Locker
Boatbuilding & Repair
Charts
Clothing
Electrical
Electronics
Engine
Hatches and Portlights
Interior And Galley
Maintenance
Marine Electronics
Navigation
Other Items
Plumbing and Pumps
Rigging
Safety
Sailing Hardware
Trailer & Watersports
Clearance Items

Advertise Here






Go Back   SailNet Community > Boat Builders Row > Tartan
 Not a Member? 


Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools
  #11  
Old 09-04-2013
CalebD's Avatar
Tartan 27' owner
 
Join Date: Jan 2008
Location: NYC
Posts: 4,503
Thanks: 4
Thanked 83 Times in 76 Posts
Rep Power: 7
CalebD will become famous soon enough
Re: T30 ...spinnaker pole... And short pole next to it...

Quote:
Originally Posted by svHyLyte View Post
Note that in this photo, the reaching strut is up-side down. The long side of the outboard jaw, with the parrots beak end, should be on top of the guy, to hold the pole in place on the guy if the guy comes free of the sheave.

FWIW...
I guess the upside down strut has the fellow in the yellow foulies upset as he seems to be doing a bit of a frustration dance (or perhaps he has to pee)!

I get that a cruising chute or Asym sail of any kind would not need a reaching strut, which is only useful with a symmetrical spinnaker.

I still find it interesting that Harken does not show a reaching strut. I guess they assume that all cruising spinnakers are asymmetrical.

My faith in the marine sailing hardware companies remains undaunted though as I find that Forespar carries all the parts you could want for a reaching strut for nearly a boat buck: Sail Reaching Struts
It wouldn't be worthy of the label "marine grade" if the $1000 price tag wasn't for < $500 worth of parts.
Since I rarely fly the symmetrical spin on our boat I may just try to make one out of recycled parts from h'cane Sandy.
__________________
"The cure for anything is salt water~ sweat, tears, or the sea." ~Isak Denesen

Everybody has one:

To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 10 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.
Reply With Quote Share with Facebook
Reply


Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools

 
Posting Rules
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may post attachments
You may edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is On


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
whisker pole or spinnaker pole ltgoshen General Discussion (sailing related) 11 06-20-2012 01:38 PM
Where is your spinnaker pole??? NewportNewbie General Discussion (sailing related) 31 04-09-2012 10:38 AM
Using spinnaker pole to pole out jib when sailing downwind... sweetdreamyamaha Seamanship & Navigation 5 09-08-2010 10:39 AM
Using a spinnaker pole instead of a whisker pole aphil138 Gear & Maintenance 14 03-31-2008 02:51 PM
Wanted a Whisker Pole and a Spinnaker Pole matthiesen Gear & Maintenance 0 02-22-2008 02:10 PM


All times are GMT -4. The time now is 05:35 AM.

Add to My Yahoo!         
Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.7
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
SEO by vBSEO 3.6.1
(c) Marine.com LLC 2000-2012

The SailNet.com store is owned and operated by a company independent of the SailNet.com forum. You are now leaving the SailNet forum. Click OK to continue or Cancel to return to the SailNet forum.