E32-200 Aries Wind Vane: Rigging and Test Sail

Summary: I completed my final installation of my Aries wind vane and went for a test sail. The vane performed largely as expected, better in heavier wind and more poorly in light wind.

Where I left off last month, I had cut the struts on my wind vane to fit my boat and done a test fitting. A few more steps remained before my “permanent” installation would be complete.

One step was to paint the backer plates I had fabricated. I had never before used Interlux Brightside paint and...
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