|국가/구분||United States(US) Patent 등록|
|미국특허분류(USC)||114/97 ; 114/111 ; 114/213 ; 267/71|
|발명자 / 주소|
|인용정보||피인용 횟수 : 4 인용 특허 : 4|
A device for use in a sailing vehicle for automatically adjusting the angular position of a boom supporting a sail in response to varying wind pressures is disclosed. A pulley and an adjustment block are mounted for slidable movement inside an elongated tubular housing which is attached to the boom by a pair of brackets. A compression spring is also disposed inside the tubular housing between the pulley and the adjustment block for urging the pulley away from the adjustment block. An end block is fixedly mounted on the end of the housing nearest the adju...
A device for use in automatically adjusting the angular position of a boom supporting the foot of a sail in a sailing vehicle relative to a mast in said sailing vehicle supporting the luff of said sail in said sailing vehicle in order to compensate for sudden gusts of wind and the like, said device comprising: a. an elongated tubular housing having a first end and a second end, b. a pulley slidably mounted in said housing, c. an adjustment block slidably mounted in said housing between said first end and said pulley, d. an end block fixedly mounted on sa...