Technical Tips

There is a growing collection of rigging photos in the VMCA photo album.
Click here to open the album.

Trailer Construction - Bear Talk

This PDF file provides details on how to build a Mosquito trailer.

Trailer Construction - Merlin

This page provides photos of "Merlin"s trailer which supports the boat by the beams front and back.

Raising the main

Some Mosquito sailors struggle with getting the main up. Here's some advice on making the job easier.

Forestay setup

Making up a new forestay - plus related jib info.

Mainsheet systems

Photos of the various mainsheet systems in use on Mosquitos.

Heavy steering

Ideas for improving heavy steering.

Raising the mast

The easy way to do it!