Proven on over 1,000 sailboats and numerous trans-oceanic passages
As your boat bears off downwind, and the sheets are eased, the Hoyt Jib Boom maintains precise control of the jib's leach. This results in remarkable performance improvement and ease of handling.
The typical base placement (center of the pedestal base) is 10% aft of the headstay. This is not a critical location, but rather a rule of thumb. Various obstacles can obstruct the pedestal base position.
All knuckles are bent to 57 degrees. All pedestals are set at 23 degrees. All angles are calculated on a perfectly flat and level deck. Wedges will be required on many installations to make up for deck camber. A universal black molded urethane wedge which can be cut to fit is available from Forespar.