Thread: Build Log Theresa Marie - SC&H 1:24 Brig
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Old Nov 08, 2012, 11:47 AM
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Hmmmm...I think the raked mast, on a finished boat, looks great.
On a full sized vessel, I think the raked mast is critical to sailing efficiency, and to a geometry needed to withstand the wind forces on the sails. Maybe other reasons too.
On the functioning model, maybe the same reasons are also valid
If you don't rake the masts, you are going to effect the alignment of the shrouds with the chain rails. Perhaps also negatively effect the alignment and function of the stays.
Should be OK straight up, but some planning and rigging adjustments might be needed.
Interested to hear other input....
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