Gooseneck Stoppers

Discussion in 'Capri/Catalina 14 Talk' started by Marma, Dec 30, 2016.

  1. Marma

    Marma New Member

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    When placing the boom on the mast, do you lock it in with stoppers on both the bottom and top?
     
  2. boat

    boat Member

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    Not sure how it is supposed to be but here is how I do it: I use the stopper to keep the mast from falling to the deck when the main is slacked or lowered. I use a down hall to keep the tack of the sail and boom from riding up the mast and to adjust the tension on the luff of the main. This may not be by the book but it works well for me...
     
  3. Marma

    Marma New Member

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    I think you are correct but my mast has two stoppers so I was just wondering, thanks for the vote of confidence.
     

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