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speaking of which:

how many people raise the boom at the mast end for their boom tent or does everyone leave the boom at its sailing level? – which is quite low.
I realise this is a very basic question but its amazing how often one fails to note these basic elements! My boom crutch definitely raises the free end of the boom above its normal level

As a tall person, I’ve been wondering about raising the forward end of the boom by putting a spacer/prop on top of the gooseneck fitting (lashed around that at the base) and then lashing that and the boom to the mast about a foot higher up. sliding goosenecks seem mighty expensive …

Boris W6330