A Frame Mast - Aft

Discussion in 'Boat Design' started by gonewalkabout, Oct 5, 2007.

  1. capt vimes
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    capt vimes Senior Member

    i wanted to reply to gonewalkabout regarding brians concept but only with an a-mast.... i thought this was the original question... ;)
    ( http://runningtideyachts.com/sail/ )

    could it be possible that you just mount the boom on deck like in a configuration like this:
    http://www.german-yachtbau.de/sailplans/GE39C_highperformance_sailplan.pdf
    just not only mount the boom low on the mast but completely on deck?
    the mainsheet-mastrunners will have to be fixed to the intersections of the A-mast.... should work - i think...

    btw yipster:
    nice concept of yours... although i am not a very big fan of multihulls... ;)
     

  2. philsboat
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    philsboat New Member

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    Here's an A frame mast I saw on the St. Lawrence this week.Interesting rig!

    Phil
     
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