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Spars, Rigging, and Hardware for Sailboats

Rig-Rite, Inc.
Phone: (001) 401-739-1140 -- FAX: (001) 401-739-1149
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2 7/8" OD Spinnaker Poles & Fittings


Standard 2 7/8" OD Spinnaker Pole Tube
Measurements: 2.875" OD x 2.71" ID (73mm x 68.8mm)
Wall Thickness: .083"
Weight/ft.: .856 lbs.
Moments of inertia:
Circumference: 9"
Alloy: 6063-T6
Stock Lengths: Up to 13'3"
Common Boat usage: 25' - 35' LOA
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2 7/8" OD Standard Spinnaker Pole Tube is used in a variety of applications, including Spinnaker Poles, Reaching Struts, and Whisker Poles. Standard Pole Fittings for this tube size are listed below.

Standard 2 7/8" OD Spinnaker Pole Tube

2 7/8" OD Spinnaker Pole Tube - Clear Anodized: RTA 2.87-083A-___:
2 7/8" OD Spinnaker Pole Tube is stocked, fully anodized, in a variety of lengths up to the maximum listed above. To order, specify tube length. 


2 7/8" OD Custom Poles and Kits
For a quote on Custom Poles or unassembled Kits, specify tube diameter, preferred End Fittings (listed below), Bridle configuration (if any) and contact us. If in doubt about Pole size, end fittings, or optimal configuration, please contact us for recommendations. We have built hundreds of different Spinnaker and Whisker Poles and now have an extensive database of successful pole sizes, in fact, we probably have built a Pole for a boat just like yours.
 

Standard Pole Ends for 2 7/8" OD Tube
Listed below are Standard End Fittings - These pole ends are suitable for either (or both) ends of a spinnaker pole or whisker pole, or the inboard end of a reaching strut. Their use on both ends is required when using an End for End jibing procedure. When used on the Inboard end a Ring Car (or a fixed Mast Ring) is required on the Mast.


Aluminum Piston End for 2 7/8" OD Tube: SPC P-0103:
Original Sparcraft Cast aluminum Piston End incorporates eyes for attachment of pole lift bridle and foreguy, Piston has hole for attachment of a Trip wire. Piston End has a stainless steel spring-loaded plunger pin that must be manually retracted by pulling on a lanyard, to attach the fitting to a ring or guy. Black anodized fitting projects 4 3/4" (maximum) from tube end.

 

Aluminum Piston End for 2 7/8" OD Tube: EF-287-PRR:
Cast aluminum Piston End incorporates eyes for attachment of pole lift bridle and foreguy, Piston has hole for attachment of a Trip wire. Piston End has a stainless steel spring-loaded plunger pin that must be manually retracted by pulling on a lanyard, to attach the fitting to a ring or guy. Clear anodized fitting projects 6 1/4" (maximum) from tube end. Rostand.

 

 


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