Re: The two "sticks" on the genoa top swivel

Mike Ondra

After bending and straightening these (embarrassingly) twice, I replaced them. The ss rods are readily available on the internet and had a local machine shop cut the threads. (stainless being a bit difficult to thread cleanly). A couple of nuts and lockwashers and voilà.

Mike Ondra

Aletes SM#240


From: <> On Behalf Of SY STELLA
Sent: Sunday, May 12, 2019 2:55 PM
Subject: Re: [AmelYachtOwners] The two "sticks" on the genoa top swivel


I’m interested in this subject too. I recently lost one of the black rubber/plastic covers from one of the ‘sticks’. I’d hate to think it was gouging the mast! 
I also have never seen these devices on other furling systems.
Maybe I need to get up there and wrap it in some self-vulcanising tape, or heatshrink sleeving??
Presumably Maud can supply new sleeves and sticks.
SY Stella 

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