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by sarbouy
Sat Jul 05, 2014 5:14 pm
Forum: Otter Dinghy
Topic: Question about rigging an Otter
Replies: 3
Views: 4687

Re: Question about rigging an Otter

Thanks Dick, I'll have a play at setting it up that way, the problem I'm having seems to be the tension that is put on the stays as the boom reaches the limit of its travel. It's interesting that you mention the base of the mast splitting, mine had tape round the base when I got it. I'll have a look...
by sarbouy
Fri Jul 04, 2014 7:52 pm
Forum: Otter Dinghy
Topic: Question about rigging an Otter
Replies: 3
Views: 4687

Question about rigging an Otter

Hi, I have recently acquired an Otter, sail number 369, and as I'm new to sailing I'm having a few difficulties rigging her. She is gaff rigged, and the boom passes through the mast and therefore the boom and mast swing as one. As the strouds and forestay are attached to the top of the mast by a met...