Goosenecks, gaff saddles etc... To have
an item made to your specification see
'Custom Work & Specials' Below.
Mastbands & Cranse Irons
Off the shelf mastbands. The bronze ones
are OK up to about 1 ton (4mm 1x19
stainless wire)and the galvanised about
1.5 tons. Warning - any craft over about
20 ft, these are unlikely to be strong
enough as cranse irons.
Here we list forestay and runner levers
and the associated blocks. To see how
these might be combined in a backstay,
this note may help.
Or chainplates, shroud plates, bowsprit
plates; call them what you will. As well
as the standard items listed here, we
can make these to customer's
specifications in steel or bronze.
Traditional ash or galvanised steel. The dimension quoted is the inner diameter, so you need 1 or 2 inches clearance.
Apart from the bronze rigging thimbles,
these are at the less exciting end of
Let's not get confused here(!).
Traveller in UK English is a ring-like
thing which goes along the bowsprit or
mast. Traveler in US English is a horse
in UK English! What we are talking about
here are things which move along a mast