The best thing is to talk with the Santa Cruz YC folks who own
Tunas. They've been doing it for decades, so should have the info.
I'll forward your email to Leah Pepe, who's keeping a boat on a
trailer down there -- but it has a tabernacle, so could go under the
bridge. Since it's sitting down there you could take a look at how
that one's rigged. Speaking of that, there are several Santanas in
the upper harbor, so a walk for look-see might show you how.
former Tuna owner
On Oct 3, 2008, at 8:50 AM, Jeff Reese wrote:
> I'm actually looking for a setup that will allow me to lower the
> mast to get under a bridge while underway. The mast would need to
> be lowered at least twice every time we leave the slip (once going
> out and once coming in). Since posting my original message I've
> received a number of helpful replies from people in the same
> situation with offers to look at their setups for getting under the
> bridge at the Santa Cruz harbor.
>> From: tuna-bounces at myfleet.org [tuna-bounces at myfleet.org] On Behalf
> Of QueDau at aol.com [QueDau at aol.com]
> Sent: Thursday, October 02, 2008 10:19 PM
> To: mosslboss at earthlink.net; tuna at myfleet.org> Subject: Re: [Santana 22] De masting a Santana 22
>> I take down my mast every alternate year to bring the boat home and
> winter her in our shop and work on her through the winter. We
> always step down the mast toward the aft.
>> In a message dated 9/30/2008 4:18:16 P.M. Mountain Daylight Time,
>mosslboss at earthlink.net writes:
> Other person on a ladder was able to recieve and
> control the mast from the front
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