Spinnaker Attachment

Articulating Tack Point (ATP)

Spinnaker Pole (SPL)

SPL is measured with the pole in the athwart ship position (perpendicular to the CL) from the mast CL to the end of the pole (not the pole itself).

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Articulating Bowsprit (ABS)

ABS is measured with the sprit in its forward position along the boat CL, or to the maximum tack point attachment distance position.

 

 

 

 Centerline Tack Point (CTP)

Bowsprit (BSL)

BSL is defined as the measured bowsprit length, the distance from the forward side of the mast to the attachment point of the spinnaker.

 

 

 

 

 

Bow pulpit (aka BSL)

BSL is defined as the measured bowsprit length, the distance from the forward side of the mast to the attachment point of the spinnaker.