There is a growing collection of rigging photos in the VMCA photo album.
Click here to open the album.
Tip for Spinnaker sailor’s, put Tell-tales on your Spinnaker…
Cascading Downhaul System
A simple lightweight external 12:1 downhaul system with almost undetectable friction.
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.
Making up a new forestay – plus related jib info.
Photos of the various mainsheet systems in use on Mosquitos.
Ideas for improving heavy steering.
Raising the mast
The easy way to do it!
“The Rightings of Alec”
A 1985 document describing how to right a capsized Mosquito Catamaran by experienced sailor Alec Stevens.
A 1985 document giving guidance in tuning the Mosquito Catamaran by past National Champion David Eldridge.
An open letter written in 1992 by South Australian Mosquito Catamaran builder John Lane addressing the introduction of ‘hull shape control templates’.