Girl II - Before & After
The old sail is
original, here more than twenty years old...
jam cleats were still in good condition...
original sheeting arrangements. The fixed sheet position is too far to
the controls were led aft from the mast through cheek blocks...
The new sail
bundle arrives on board.
battens prove to be a vast improvement over 1½" white plastic
The boom and
battens are fendered with plastic casings...
The ropes now
run though this collection of blocks as they come off the mast...
controls now run through Barton clutches...
lower luff parrels are in polyethylene rope...
The two speed sheet
block is mounted on a horse...
This was the
first time the new sail was raised.
side of the sail shows the keep battens
Unlike the previous
rig where the top batten was not sheeted...
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