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mast spreaders
could someone tell me why some rl28 have 2 spreaders
steve illa27-Mar-2004    Edit    Delete 
Spreaders on RL28
The second, top, spreaders are for diamonds to stiffen the top of the mast so that a masthead spinnaker or masthead genoa (drifter) can be used.

By the way, Etchell's spinnakers are ideal as RL28 masthead spinnakers and can be picked up cheaply just one or two season's old.

Keith Merkley28-Mar-2004    Edit    Delete 

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