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by Spiderman
Mon Mar 21, 2011 9:03 pm
Forum: Boats and bits for sale
Topic: 2 masts for sale
Replies: 13
Views: 4587

Re: 2 masts for sale

If the Moth mast is a Sparlight DQ2 I don't think that it would suit a Magnum 5 (or 6) as it will be far too floppy even with a prodder/spreader. To get a 17' luff fully battened Mylar sail to set properly you need to have a powerful downhaul which due to the lack of cloth stretch creates compressio...
by Spiderman
Tue Mar 01, 2011 2:26 pm
Forum: Boat Identification and Dinghy History
Topic: Early Int. Moth info.
Replies: 285
Views: 60271

Re: Early Int. Moth info.

Hi David et al, Much as I'd love to meet up with yourself and Ridgey tonight to look through old moth stuff, unfortunately I am a bit too far away in West Oxfordshire to make it for an evening. If any of you fancy a get together at some later date at a place and time to be mutually agreed then I wou...
by Spiderman
Mon Feb 28, 2011 11:59 pm
Forum: Boat Identification and Dinghy History
Topic: Early Int. Moth info.
Replies: 285
Views: 60271

Re: Early Int. Moth info.

Hello fellow enthusiasts, I have only recently discovered this forum and have been overwhelmed with feelings of nostalgia as well as relief borne of the realisation that I am not alone in having a rather sentimental attachment to some of the older classes and designs that have contributed much in th...