Bow Washers18 April 2023
Have you ever had problems with dropping your kite? On the older Laser boats the bow washers which hold the jib tack bar in place wear over time and can cause issue with the spinnaker and/or spinnaker retrieval rope getting caught and making the crews life hard and them struggle on the drop (especially around a busy leeward mark!).
Have a read of Rob Burridges Technical Advisory Note about them and how you can go about getting a new pair on your boat:
Last updated 19:55 on 27 August 2023