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Pearson 303 ; Mast Pad Eye Location

May 21, 2016
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PEARSON 303 NEW BERN
I have a Person 303 built in 1986. I want to install a pad eye on the mast in order to set my whisker pole with the 150% Genoa when sailing.
How far up the mast from the deck should the pad eye be mounted?

Jerry
Windy City
 
Feb 21, 2013
1,610
Hunter 46 Point Richmond, CA
These threads below provides guidance on pad eye location. See post 3 in the second thread for pad eye location (clew height).

 
Dec 14, 2003
1,199
Hunter 34 Lake of Two Mountains, QC, Can
Not a necessity if you only use the 150 but a track with adjustable padeye would give you a lot more flexibility if you use a working jib or a spinnaker. More expensive than just the padeye however ! Just my 2 cents.
 
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