"Thank you for your input on the sail. We had just removed the sail from the boat to make a change for the mainsheet and add lazy jacks that will also serve as a topping lift. The gaff and boom of our rig is 6061 t-6 schedule 80 aluminum…"
we are using this kind of sail now since 20000nm offshore sailing. check out our www.wharramsailing.com and the pictures posted on this page.
i believe i know quite a pit about this crab claw rig.
there are 3 thinks…"
"couple of notes about our sail, we're calling (for lack of knowing any other) the vertical spar the "gaff" and the horizontal the "boom". The entire rig pivots around the mast so we dont believe it will be necessary to…"
Just finishing our Mahina Kai and getting ready for first sail trials with our self designed cutter / crab claw rig. Putting together a small group of sailors for the trials and plan to take all the insight gained to make her a joy to sail