My 1966 built Merlin Rocket

06/01/2015 19:42:36
I have a 1966 wooden merlin rocket. i noticed, on  the foot of the mast, a small winch attached to it. Does anyone have any ideas of the design history of the mast itself? Or information about this part in oarticular? Please email me at 

07/01/2015 20:09:50
peter horscroft
henry - what the sail number of your boat -
it is a "Kicker/Vang pulley" - a job which is now achieved with "cascades" of blocks
peter (M/R 645, 1067, 1614)(Ent 110, 8539)


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