The typical base placement (center of the pedestal base)
is 10% aft of the headstay. This is not a critical location, but rather
a "Rule of Thumb". Various obstacles can obstruct the pedestal
All knuckles are bent to 57 degrees. All pedestals are set at 23 degrees.
All angles are calculated on a perfectly flat and level deck. Wedges
will be required on many installations to make up for deck camber.
A universal black molded urethane wedge which can be cut to fit is
available from Forespar.