National 125 Sailing Association

125 Discussion Forum

Please note: This forum is read by a wide group of 125 sailors.
This is not the place for personal attacks or inappropriate comments on anyones race, sex, age or sailing abilities.



Return to the Forum List

mast rake for 125
I am rigging a 125 for the first time, & have read Jamie Thomson's notes on rig concepts in the association notes. He states that a distance of 6140mm from the black line at the top of the mast, to the transom/ floor is a good starting point.
Could someone tell me if this is a bare masted distance, or is it measured after the mainsail is set & tension is applied to the boom block ?
dennis smith29-Dec-2014    Edit    Delete 
Re: mast rake for 125
hi dennis
I think you will find this is a bare masted measurement
andrew3-Jan-2015    Edit    Delete 
Re: mast rake for 125
Hi Dennis

We tend to run around 6180. This is with the rig tension on, and mainsail and boom on. Just lay the boat on its side rigged up and get a measure from the black band to floor/transom.
Jamie ran mid boom sheeting with a traveller and a softer rig setup. We run end boom sheeting but these should give you a starting point.

Cheers
Luke
"J"

Luke Johnson4-Jan-2015    Edit    Delete 

Return to the Forum List       Add a message to this discussion
Measurer's Forum
Committee's Forum

  National 125 Association admin