[Public-List] Mast Heads for the Alberg Internal halyards and the racing rules ~ Parameter suggestions

Mike Lehman 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.

Mike Lehman 


> 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
> Mike,
> 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 
> halyard).
> So the sheave(s) move, but the halyards stay external.
> Rachel
> #221
> 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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