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  1. Topping Lift - How Does this work?

    General Discussion (sailing related)
    Yesterday I spent 6 hours taking inventory below deck on my newly purchased Watkins 27. I ran out of time, but did unwrap the main to get to know the boom/reefing/topping lift system. What I found was a topping lift I'm not familiar with, and I could use your advice. As you can see in the...
  2. 1978 Pearson 30 - broken topping lift

    P30
    While sailing yesterday my topping lift broke. It looks like it broke at the top of the mast. I have no documentation in hand regarding how it is attached at the top of the mast. The boom end has a block attached to the topping lift wire. My questions are: 1. Is the topping lift...
  3. Topping Lift Vibration

    Cruising & Liveaboard Forum
    When the wind is at just the right speed, it hums through the mast and is much louder than I'd like to tolerate. I figured out that the line that's causing the vibration hum is the topping lift, so I'm not sure how to make it stop (can't exactly remove tension from that one). But I'm still green...
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