[Rhodes22-list] Vang bail
shawn.sustain at gmail.com
Fri Aug 16 13:38:34 EDT 2019
Got any pictures?
s/v Sweet Baboo
On Fri, Aug 16, 2019, 10:11 AM Richard Stott <ric at stottarchitecture.com>
> The vang can be a very important sail control for any point of sail
> other than close-hauled.
> I love using mine for broad reaching and dead down- wing-n-wing.
> Last year someone mentioned webbing straps with grommets at the mast step.
> I bought some webbing and grommets for a few bucks.
> The boat came with a simple vang that my dad used for a boom preventer.
> Like most Rhodes - there was a bail on the boom but nothing to attach a
> vang to at the mast.
> It works great.
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> > On Aug 16, 2019, at 12:26 PM, Rick Lange <sloopblueheron at gmail.com>
> > Hi Alex,
> > I don't know what a vang can add to end-boom sheeting, especially with an
> > IMF mainsail and its loose foot.
> > Regards,
> > Rick Lange
> > On Thu, Aug 15, 2019 at 10:57 PM S/V Lark <Colealexander at hotmail.com>
> >> I bought a Vang this spring on sale. I wanted to through bolt a bail to
> >> the
> >> boom and get a couple short straps with eyes to hook to the bolt on the
> >> mast
> >> step, so I could mount a vang when the top was down , or just tuck the
> >> straps under the mast and leave the Vang in the drawer as desired. I
> >> think somebody did something similar in the archives. I have been
> >> hesitant, mostly because I didn’t want to stress the gooseneck and lack
> >> engineering to know the consequences. I short tack too much to rig a
> >> preventer style line with a fuse. If nothing else the Vang is one of
> >> few original parts on my alternate boat, therefore overdue to break.
> >> know it wasn’t money wasted.
> >> APS decided nautical fashion is more lucrative then sailing. I just
> >> at their 25% off everything sale and began to think again. Does
> >> have feedback? What is the diameter of the boom extrusion?
> >> Alex
> >> -----
> >> Alex Cole
> >> S/V Lark
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