How to trim a superyacht mast

Discussion in 'Sailboats' started by holdfast, Jan 27, 2014.

  1. holdfast
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    holdfast Junior Member

    Hello guys,
    Do you know how do they do to trim a big wooden mast from this kind of boat? It is something I've always been ínterested in. How do they check the tension and the straightness? It should be something very complicated as al the másts are attached to each other. Thanks!

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  2. gonzo
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    gonzo Senior Member

    If they have specs for the rig, they use a tension meter.
     
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