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Re: What's the easiest way to put the mast up?
Posted by Pete on 8/30/2006, 8:43 am, in reply to "Re: What's the easiest way to put the mast up?"
Are you doing it from inside the boat? It might be a lot easier from standing inside the boat. I rig and derig the boat all the time by myself. I stand up the mast along side and outside of the boat 1st and then left it straight up over the deck and between the partners.|
: You're right: it's an aluminum mast.
: However, from your description, I
: wonder if my problem is trying to do
: all this while the boat is up on the
: trailer? That puts the bottom of the
: boat up in the air by quite a bit,
: making the mast step that much
: higher. . . .
: Of course, once rigged, it is
: simplicity itself to back the
: trailer with my truck down into the
: water. . .
: Any comments?
: (I haven't built myself a launching
: dolly yet. I guess maybe that should
: be this winter's project?)
: --Previous Message--
: looks like
: you have a typical aluminum mast.
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