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Runner if you can, go to a sailing club or marina and look for boats about the same size. I'm thinking most boats in the size range will have end boom sheeting.. (controls on the transom, blocks and line to the boom) I was sailing on a precision 16.5 last week. it had a boom that went in the track, the sail had a bolt rope the slid in the track too. the jib sail was just real simple and light lines to contol it. the blocks on the boom.. if they are on the side it may be a reefing setup. Good luck!
Do you have a rudder with tiller also? hope you get those pics soon.

ck this link for a free online book by Glen L It has all the info you will need to rig even build what you need. Rigging Small Sailboats - Title page
 

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The main halyard is gone and the lug that slides in the mast groove is gone also. The boom has a track, but the mast side of the sail has a top eye and that is it. There is a 3/8ths rope sewn into that side of the main. Canvas sails. It appears that the lug was sized so that it hit the sheave in the mast head before coming out of the top. The rope is simply draped over the sheave in the masthead. There is no provision for running the halyard back down the inside of the mast.
I will get pictures somehow tomorrow. Thanks for all the help!
I have 4 cleats around the edge of the cockpit. Two right behind the mast and two midway back in the cockpit. There is one additional cleat on the centerboard well and another on the back bottom of the mast. There are two line guides on the deck. There are no attachment points on the rear of the boat except for the rudder and the motor mount. Like I said, I will get pictures.
 

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That rope sewn into the luft (leading edge of the mainsail ) is a bolt rope and that slides up the mast grove in lieu of the sail lugs
 

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Huh... who me??? What'd I do... I'm innocent...I was framed... damn mods... ;p

Whampoa...I may not all things the right names, but I've got something else you can pull on! :D :D :D
Dawg...you're next in line. sorry! :D
 

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let me try this again. GLEN L has an online book that shows you how to rig your boat.

GlenL.com
 

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After dark.

I did not get home until after dark. Here is a quick picture of the cockpit in the dark. Will get better when I have time, camera battery, and better light! The wooden floors are in place in that picture. If there is a proper term for them, please let me know!

More later! Have a good one!
 

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ok, I know it's been a long day, but I've had several mugs of coffee and I still don't see a damn thing

Guess I'll go make stronger coffee
 

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I did not get home until after dark. Here is a quick picture of the cockpit in the dark. Will get better when I have time, camera battery, and better light! The wooden floors are in place in that picture. If there is a proper term for them, please let me know!

More later! Have a good one!
Picture?:confused: What picture, where?:confused: :confused: :confused:
 

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It's right there... it's just very small... You and PDP obviously need new glasses. :)
Picture?:confused: What picture, where?:confused: :confused: :confused:
 

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There is a 3/8ths rope sewn into that side of the main.
You will find that hoisting a bolt rope main is hard. I had that type of sail on my SolCat. We used to spray PAM into the grove in the mast to make it easier. There may be a more high tech solution today such as Team McLube SailKote.
 

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So don't feel bad about being a clueless newby ---- Cam and I have each been sailing for over 30 years, and we are still clueless! Just don't listen too closely to Cam, or he will have you mounting not one, but two grills on the back of that boat! B F grills, at that!
 

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You can see part of the wooden floorboards in the picture. There is a cleat on each side at the brace middle of the cockpit. You can just make them out. There are two right behind the square hole for the mast. There is one on the mast and one on the boom. You can see the line guide on this side.

There is a repair in the keel behind the centerboard. Other than that, the bottom has pits that need filling, and I am considering having the keel welded on both sides the full length of the boat. I have not tested for leaks yet.

Anyway, there it is!.
 

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I am very new to sailing, but I am going to stick my neck out. When rigged you will have two halyards. So you need two cleats to cleat those off. I suspect those are the two right behind the square hole for the mast. the two line guides are for the jib sheets one down each side. and the cleats in the back one on each side are more than likely to cleat off the jib sheets. Not sure it it is a swing keel or a dagger board, but the cleat on the housing it to hold it up when trailered. It will rig just like my Mariner.
 

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So far we are in agreement. The one on the mast is for a downhaul on the sliding boom mount. The only problem that leaves is that those are all the attachment points on the boat except the ones for the motor mount that you can see, and the ones for the rudder. There is nothing for the boom to be controlled by unless a rig is set between the two middle cleats. That seems unlikely to me. The one online book shows a drawing of a rig like that, but I doubt it would be run between two cleats with the tops facing each other. By the way, it is a jibhead type mast rig. It is a swing keel with a wire and handle setup for lifting or lowering the centerboard.
The boom has two blocks. One center and one near the end. It also has a small block and cleat for that attaches to the clew of the main sail for adjusting the foot of the main.
What is there is pretty well made. I guess I have make a traveler type rig for the main, including adding hardware to the boat. My only problem with that is that this boat has been used a lot for many years and that is no sign that there ever was any other hardware!
Maybe someone will recognise the hull. Thanks for all the help all!
 

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my mainsheet attached to the deck with a block for trimming it. The other end attaches of course to the boom. did you buy this around St Louis. Someone had one for sale awhile back.
 
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