forestay


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an adjustable stay from the foremast to the deck or bowsprit

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The forestay and mast tune are adjusted using rig controls actuated through a cockpit-mounted hydraulic system.
WE'D had very strong winds and been making good progress, but just as the boat was luffing up there was a horrendous bang - one of the forestays snapped.
Day 93 Forestay between mast top and bow of boat fails.
involves a defective rotating forestay known as ISOFURL, which could be a safety hazard when furling or unfurling sails.
Current AmberPoint Systems Integrator partners include: BAE Systems, Booz Allen Hamilton, Cap Gemini subsidiary Sogeti, CSC, Forestay, Freedom Open Source Solutions, IBM Global Services, Lockheed Martin, Merlin and Northrop Grumman, among others.
After discussion Thomas and I decided to gybe the Code-o without rolling it and this worked with just a bit of help to push it around the forestay, and we were on our way back with the plumb bow lined up on the magnificent Palma cathedral.
Fidelity Investments, Food and Drug Administration (FDA), Forestay, LLC, Fraunhofer FOKUS, General Services Administration, H2O GmbH, Helm Solutions Group, HP, Hitachi Consulting, Hurwitz & Associates, ICW Group, Integration Consortium, Insurance Corp.
The sail plan for the X6 includes furling headsails with optional hydraulic rams, self-tacking jibs, and an inner forestay, plus asymmetric spinnaker to fly from the signature X-Yachts bowsprit.
A case in point is forestay tension, one of the holy grails of ocean racing performance, as the stiffer the rig at sea, the more consistent the leading edge and angle of presentation of the sails to the prevailing breeze.
Fidelity Investments, Forestay, LLC, Fraunhofer FOKUS, General Services Administration, H2O GmbH, Helm Solutions Group, HP, Hitachi Consulting, Hurwitz & Associates, ICW Group, Integration Consortium, Interoperability Clearinghouse, iWay Software, Kohl's Department Stores, Lake Trail Partners, LLC, MAKE Technologies Inc.
The carbon rig was supplied by Hall Spars from New Zealand, fitted with stainless rod stays and a carbon forestay, a setup chosen as the optimum for IRC ratings.
Fidelity Investments, Forestay, LLC, Fraunhofer FOKUS, General Services Administration, H2O GmbH, Helm Solutions Group, Hewlett-Packard, Hitachi Consulting, Hurwitz & Associates, Integration Consortium, Interoperability Clearinghouse, iWay Software, Kohl's Department Stores, Lake Trail Partners, LLC, MAKE Technologies Inc.
As Michael Coxon, the sailing master involved since day one, says: 'in pro-sailing, there are three things you need: plenty of forestay tension, plenty of righting moment, and plenty of money'.
Evans Data Corporation, Fidelity Investments, Forestay, LLC, Fraunhofer FOKUS, H2O GmbH, Helm Solutions Group, Hitachi Consulting, iWay Software, Lake Trail Partners, LLC, MAKE Technologies Inc.