Pole Launching System and Parts
The Snipe uses a retractable boom-launched whisker pole. The crew deploys
the pole with an automatic cleating system led through two 29 mm Carbo stand-up
blocks. Two 29 mm T2 Carbo blocks hold up the whisker pole line.The Unique Whisker pole systenm on the snipe sailboats allows practiced snipe teams to have efficient gybes and down wind legs.