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Custom Products

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M055-1172 Series 55 Gaff car

Product Type:

Other Custom Product

Part Number:

M055-1172

MWL:

6000 kg (13228 lb)

BL:

12000 kg (26455 lb)

Weight:

12.12 kg (26.7 lb)

Yacht Model:

Traditional Barge

Name: Lotus Eater
Designer:

Traditional design

Length:

20.8m (68 ft)

P:

13.6m (44.6 ft)

E:

10m (33 ft)

I:

15m (49 ft)

J:

6.5m (21 ft)

Product Features:

This series 55 car has been designed to guide the hoist of the gaff and secure the gaff end to the mast of the tradition barge "Lotus Eater". The car body runs on Torlon ball bearings. A St.steel pivoting stirrup is attached to the car body,the spacers and pin hole being designed to suit the jaws of the gaff. A machined slot is provided in the lower part of the stirrup which is used to attach the head of the mainsail.At the upper part of the stirrup a 12mm shackle is used to secure a block to provide a 2:1 purchase for the gaff halyard. The mainsail area is 93 square meters