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RobSwift
14th January 2007, 07:20 PM
Does anyone sail with a 45 degree head seriously any more?

-Lampi-
14th January 2007, 09:21 PM
whats a 45 degree head?:D:D

Ola_H
15th January 2007, 07:29 PM
Check out the Hot Sails Maui Supermodel boom. Dont know the angle, but its narrow like hell.

Jean-Marc
16th January 2007, 12:10 AM
Rob,

Are you talking about the Z-boom where a short part of the boom have a tube angled at 45 degrees mainly for the front hand ? Althought popular in the 80s, this is now made by a company based in Western Australia :

http://www.hydrodynamix.com/booms.html#ZBoom

Cheers !

JM