by Andrew Wood | 20/01/2015 | | 0 Comments
Extendable gennaker bowsprit. Just fit the two stainless steel pad eyes to the deck in line with a bow bracket. These bracket is a stainless ring with a low friction poly-amide inner lining through which the bowsprit slides into the “active” position.
After the gennaker is doused, the bowsprit can slide back and be secured to the aft eye. If required, it can be quickly removed and stowed securely below.
The gennaker tack-line runs through the bowsprit, entering and leaving via well rounded holes, and then aft to the cockpit. An alternative is to fit an external tack block at the outboard end.
For the relevant bow ring click here
The bowsprit kit contains, Aluminium bowsprit, inboard end fitting with plunger, outboard end fitting, 2 x stainless steel pad eyes (SE508-750-01) and fitting instructions
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MSL = Max service load, based on minimum DBS
MSL at bow bracket = MSL at inner end x (1 + DBS/USL).
by Andrew Wood | 10/04/2018 | | 0 Comments
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by Andrew Wood | 11/05/2020 | | 0 Comments
Extendable Carbon Fibre gennaker bowsprit. Sold as a kit including the pole, two padeyes and both pole ends, but not including the bow ring or tack line.