[Public-List] Converting a Pearson Triton from Fractional Rig to Masthead Rig

Wes Gardner wesgardner1952 at gmail.com
Mon Sep 16 06:08:02 PDT 2019

I wonder if he moved the mast step aft some....

On Mon, Sep 16, 2019 at 6:58 AM Jonathan Bresler via Public-List <
public-list at lists.alberg30.org> wrote:

> Interesting video from James Baldwin on his conversion of a Pearson Triton
> from a fractional rig to a masthead rig.  Among the items that caught my
> attention are
>    - discussion of stainless steel rigging vs Dyneema (at end of video)
>    - using swage stemball terminals in place of tangs and eyes
>    - two ways to disassemble an older Sta-Lok fitting
>    - converting from hank-on jib to roller furling
>    - using bulldog clamps and pieces cut from the old rig to temporarily
>    set up the mast and determine the final length for shrouds and stays
> There will be a follow video that shows the mast raising and cutting the
> wires to length.
> https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PpEXSxeVymI
> --
> Jonathan M Bresler
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> Annapolis/Eastport MD
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