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    Welcome to EY.o 2021-2022 Fund Raising Season!

    This is the time of year we come to you to help support the website. Updated information on the hows and whys of fundraising may be found in the post below.

    Thank you for your continued support of EricsonYachts.org!

    Notice on 2021-2022 Fund Raising

E32-200 Whisker Pole Experiments

With the purchase of my boat I inherited an under-sized whisker pole that I subsequently sold. Nevertheless I wanted to learn how to set a pole for a headsail as part of a wing-on-wing downwind, tradewind, get-from-California-to-Hawaii-and-back journey. On Craigslist I could not find any whisker poles but I found a spinnaker pole for sale that was the right size for my boat for a good price ($225) and I bought it.

The pole itself was beat up and one fitting did not match my boat. One...
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