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Spinnaker pole mounting
Date Posted: 24 May 04 09:09
I understand that a second, higher pole mounting can be fitted on the mast. As a newcomer to Larks and indeed spinnaker boats, could anyone explain to me, the need for this and when it might be utilised. Many thanks.
Author: Mick Pullin

Message ID: 86

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Spinnaker pole mounting
Date Posted: 25 May 04 12:05
It allows the pole to be set horizontally rather than at an angle and hence will project the tack slightly further out. It's a crude adaption of the system on some yachts where the inboard end of the pole goes on a slide on a track and is therefore infinately variable. 
Author: Garry

Reply ID: 216

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Spinnaker pole mounting
Date Posted: 25 May 04 04:14
Ignore it. No-one uses it, use an adjustable uphaul/downhaul instead.  
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Reply ID: 220

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