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Date Posted: - Monday - 11/26/07 - 1:28pm
Author: Steve M-32 Pyxis
Subject: Mule Article
In reply to: Randall 's message, "Mule" on - Wednesday - 10/17/07 - 9:56pm

I just received an article from Sail, March 1980 called "Harnessing the Mule". The author is pretty insistent on the need for a boom to make the mule work well. He gives dimensions and directions for a half wishbone boom and how to rig it. With the boom it seems that it can be used on all points of sail. I think we can get about 100sq ft up there and given that my area is pretty much light wind all summer I think that the mule might become part of my working sail inventory. Drop me a line and I'll try to scan the article in although my copy is not that clear and I don't know how it will scan.

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[> [> Cool find, thanks for sharing, Steve -- Randall, - Wednesday - 11/28/07 - 2:53pm

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