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 Forum: Open Forum - Islands   Topic: Barber Hauler on a Tandem Island

Posted: Tue Jun 18, 2019 9:28 pm 

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Great use of the Haka's! I have my attachment point on the Aka and you want it as far out as possible but I also had to move it UP so that when I wasnt using the BH (not connected to the sail but still rigged on the boat), the line to the Ama on the lee side didn't drag in the water even when tight...

 Forum: Open Forum - Islands   Topic: Barber Hauler on a Tandem Island

Posted: Tue Jun 18, 2019 2:16 pm 

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Nice. So, where/how do you cleat the line?

 Forum: Open Forum - Islands   Topic: Barber Hauler on a Tandem Island

Posted: Tue Jun 18, 2019 1:55 pm 

Replies: 17
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Great use of the Haka's! I have my attachment point on the Aka and you want it as far out as possible but I also had to move it UP so that when I wasnt using the BH (not connected to the sail but still rigged on the boat), the line to the Ama on the lee side didn't drag in the water even when tight....

 Forum: Open Forum - Islands   Topic: Barber Hauler on a Tandem Island

Posted: Mon Jun 17, 2019 8:29 pm 

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When I am looking for improved downwind sailing, I loop a 10 ft length of paracord through the ama's rear padeye, with a carabineer tied to one end. (I repeat with a 2nd cord on the other ama). I store the cord lengthwise along the ama when I don't need it (frees space for paddling). https://www.dro...

 Forum: Open Forum - Islands   Topic: Barber Hauler on a Tandem Island

Posted: Mon Jun 17, 2019 11:26 am 

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When setting up a Barber Hauler on a Tandem Island should the pulley be mounted to the outboard end of the AKA or the aft end of the AMA? Which would give a better sail shape for a beam reach and downwind?

 Forum: Open Forum - Islands   Topic: another boom experiment

 Post subject: Re: another boom experiment
Posted: Mon Jun 03, 2019 5:22 am 

Replies: 50
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Walt, I've lately been using a barber-hauler similar to yours. My main reason for installing it was just a means to keep the spinnaker sheets ...

 Forum: Open Forum - Islands   Topic: another boom experiment

 Post subject: Re: another boom experiment
Posted: Thu Apr 25, 2019 12:09 pm 

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... set up. Fortunately I did get the boom disconnected and just using the barber hauler with some reef hit my new highest peak speed of 13.5 mph in a big gust (watching the ...

 Forum: Open Forum - Islands   Topic: another boom experiment

 Post subject: Re: another boom experiment
Posted: Wed Jan 30, 2019 4:15 pm 

Replies: 50
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... you attach it to when hooking the sheet. Then when it's time to use the barber hauler, you qd the lead, and attach the carabiner (or hook, for that matter,) to the double ...

 Forum: Open Forum - Islands   Topic: another boom experiment

 Post subject: Re: another boom experiment
Posted: Wed Jan 30, 2019 6:48 am 

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... but with the single sail, I think you need an easy way to unclip the barber hauler and both the carabiner and hook are easy and fast to remove from being attached to either ...

 Forum: Open Forum - Islands   Topic: another boom experiment

 Post subject: Re: another boom experiment
Posted: Tue Jan 29, 2019 2:39 pm 

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... run out wide, but as the wind moves forward, tightening up the barber hauler pulls the spinnaker clew downwards and inwards towards the centre.

 Forum: Open Forum - Islands   Topic: another boom experiment

 Post subject: Re: another boom experiment
Posted: Tue Jan 29, 2019 9:02 am 

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... instead of the actual clew of the sail. Using the hook where both the barber hauler and the sheet are independently connected right at the clew allows positioning the clew ...

 Forum: Open Forum - Islands   Topic: another boom experiment

 Post subject: Re: another boom experiment
Posted: Sun Jan 27, 2019 6:39 pm 

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... You adjust the angle of atttack (traveler) with the working end of the barber hauler, and the leech tension with the lazy end. On this manner, you can either have a continuous ...

 Forum: Open Forum - Islands   Topic: another boom experiment

 Post subject: Re: another boom experiment
Posted: Sun Jan 27, 2019 11:39 am 

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... one other iteration not shown where I had a loop on either side for the barber hauler. I did that because if you accidentally dropped the hook while changing tacks, it would ...

 Forum: Open Forum - Islands   Topic: another boom experiment

 Post subject: Re: another boom experiment
Posted: Sun Jan 27, 2019 9:59 am 

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... what Ive ended up with here http://analogengineering.com/sail/hobie/barber_hauler.html Im pretty much only using the barber hauler loop now. That was an odyssey. On my ...

 Forum: Open Forum - Islands   Topic: another boom experiment

 Post subject: Re: another boom experiment
Posted: Sat Jan 26, 2019 9:08 pm 

Replies: 50
Views: 27685


All the pictures in this this thread did go away (hosted on FB) but I got around to summarizing what Ive ended up with here

http://analogengineering.com/sail/hobie ... auler.html

Im pretty much only using the barber hauler loop now.
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