[Public-List] mast base location
mainstay at csolve.net
Wed May 6 09:02:34 PDT 2009
I will go on...
I was happier, the sun shone brigher, the sea sparkled a blue unspeakable.
We rushed here to get a pull of this, there to get another inch of that, our
ship seemed filled with a fiery unquiet life. She seemed ready to leap into
the sky. Down below after a day of it, we thumped the table with the joy of
it as we listened to our friends on deck driving her to yet wilder leaps.
We forgot she was built by men's hands; we forgot we were just men.
Or something like that (sorry Mr Masefield!)
I liked the new sail....
On 5/6/09 11:58 AM, "Gordon Laco" <mainstay at csolve.net> wrote:
> Huge reduction in weather helm. Also huge increase in 'stiffness' ie sail
> carrying ability.
> Boat was faster, heeled less, was easier to steer, more weatherly. I could
> go on...
> Still sojourning here south of the border in Massachusetts - pining to get
> SURPRISE in the water. I would have been in for a few weeks by now in a
> normal year....
> Gord #426
> On 5/6/09 11:49 AM, "Rod Symmes" <weatherhelm at hotmail.com> wrote:
>>> If you have old or blown out sails, the COE
>>> will have moved aft.
>>> Don #528
>> Did you notice a reduction of weather helm when SURPRISE received her
>> main ?
>> Cheers, Rod
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