FAQ - Booms
What are the Rules regarding the Booms?
(2001) - The material used for the mast and booms is not controlled.
Replacement spar dimensions are stated below:
5.1 Mast Rigging - A permanent backstay is required. Any of a jib-stay, forestay, jib boom counter-weight, and topping lift may be added. In no instance may the jib club (and counterweight) protrude beyond the bow of the boat, when the jib, club is held on the top centerline of the deck. The use of separate control lines for the jib and main is permissible.
5.2.1 Mast Fittings - The use of different or replacement mast fittings is not controlled.
|Can the boom vang be solid?|
|Can the area enclosed by the Main Boom, Mast and Vang be solid/filled in?||No. The area created would in effect become an extension of the sail area, and the 3/8" max cross section, would be exceeded at some point,|
|Would this configuration be legal?|
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