Re: Boom crutch?


sbmesasailor
 

Hi Miles,

I have preventers for both main and mizzen boom.  The preventers run from the sheet purchase on the boom to a shackle installed on the chain plates (carabiners on both ends).  In addition to keeping the booms in position on a downwind run in light wind and sloppy seas, they also help keeping the booms out wide when I have flopper-stoppers hanging from the boom ends.

Dennis Johns
Libertad
Maramu #121

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