|The Goldstar in her slip at the St. Francis Yacht Club, San Francisco, CA
you look on the Goldstar, you find beautiful craftsmanship that has
withstood the test of time. It's not necessarily glossy and sparkly
clean either, because this is a boat that sails and sails often.
a high-pressure laminate made with phenolic resins, appears often on
the Goldstar. After 50 years of enduring sun, salt, wind, rain, you
name it, it's as good as new. Truly indestructible.
|The forsl' is gaff-rigged, crowding sail up high where the mainsl' (marconi-rigged) is thinner.
|Acme threads on a custom turnbuckle.
to hoist sails and look at the rigging while sailing. We had light
winds initially, but later saw around 14 knots, enough to check if my
dock tune would hold up under load.
||A 4:1 halyard for the forsl'.