Missing hardware on my Picaroon

by Don Boufford
(Picton Ont. Canada)

When I acquired my Picaroon it came with many boxes of hardware, so much that I am not sure where it is all going to go.

However as I start to attach bits and pieces I noticed that there must be a metal track that will attach on the fore and aft side of the mast for the jib and main to attach.

This would be a strip of metal screwed to the mast so that the two edges are raised above the surface of the mast for the sail slugs to "attach" Can someone advise me (what this track is called. Where does one purchase same or can it be fabricated out of some common material?

Thanks. Don Boufford.




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Apr 22, 2013
Whuuups
by: Don Boufford

Can I retract my statement about a track on the fore side of the mast - - - -don't know where that came from!




Apr 22, 2013
Sail Tracks
by: Al DeForest

I don't recaL the type of rig on the Picaroon, but will look at Sam Rabl's book tonight.

I believe, however, there will only be a track on the aft side of the mast and the other (if a sloop rig) will be on the main boom.

The jib will be loose on the leech and foot with the forward edge attached along it's length to the fore stay.

Al




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