Re: Spinnaker halyard: how to I attach the bungee cord?
Posted by johnskennedyabcd on 1/18/2010, 9:51 am, in reply to "Re: Spinnaker halyard: how to I attach the bungee cord?"
Thanks. I think I've got it. Now to email my fellow club members, some of whom are genuine experts on the Fireball and its fittings - and all of whom have been extremely patient with a rank novice. |
: Hi John,
: That sounds right. my system on
: Hell, CAN 14507 is as follows. spin
: halyard exits the mast side, turns
: around a block on the mast step to
: go along the CB case/thwart, at
: skipper it goes through a cleat to
: keep the spin up, then small block
: on spring, then pump handle, then
: north pump cleat (rat cleat?),
: finally turning block at transom
: going towards starbord side, turning
: another double block with a becket,
: to a double block, taking another
: turn back and forth and finally
: tying onto the becket.
: It is the double block of this
: cascade system which is tied to the
: end of the bungee take up line.
: The bungee itself is typically led
: once back and forth on blocks along
: the starbord tank in order to be
: able to pick up enough of the slack,
: exactly as you said above.
: hmm... not sure this made it any
: clearer .
: good luck