>Just reflecting on the problem of placing guy anchors
>closer to the base of the tower...
>Interesting how yachting designers plan their rigging to
>keep 100+ foot masts upright, when they are limited
>by the beam of the yacht. And how many square feet
>of sail area?
For what it's worth, I notice that a yacht's mast is not vertical with
respect to the earth's surface when under sail. It rolls the boat over
pretty good. Again, I suspect the mechanics of this are quite different
than antenna towers.
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