[Public-List] Mast Heads for the Alberg Internal halyards and the racing rules ~ Parameter suggestions
sail_505 at hotmail.com
Mon Feb 23 06:00:19 PST 2009
Thanks for the clarification Rachel - I guess I got confused with all of the discussions re internal halyards. I was going to cancel my order today becasue I have my lines led aft and did not want to cut exit holes in the bottom of the mast for the halyards, but you have just changed my mind.
> From: penokee at cheqnet.net
> Date: Mon, 23 Feb 2009 02:03:38 -0500
> To: public-list at lists.alberg30.org
> Subject: Re: [Public-List] Mast Heads for the Alberg Internal halyards and the racing rules ~ Parameter suggestions
> Just to re-clarify, the new (group order) masthead is *not* set up for
> internal halyards. It is set up for external halyards, as the original
> masthead was.
> The only difference (which apparently might still need a ruling) is
> that the sheave(s) are ON the masthead, so that you no longer use the
> sheave that runs through the mast, just below the masthead (main
> So the sheave(s) move, but the halyards stay external.
> On Feb 22, 2009, at 6:31 PM, Mike Lehman wrote:
> > I plan to order and install one of the new mast heads. I look forward
> > to being protested, because that means I beat another boat. With all
> > of this "public laundry", I believe I could mount a good defense to
> > win the protest.
> > I would like to have a definitive rule from the rules committee -
> > either internal halyards are legal or they are not legal.
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