The NeilPryde VT-Joint provides a stiff boom connection and a more responsive transmission of the sail’s power than any other system used in the market. VT-JOINT TRIM-LOCK ADJUSTMENT SYSTEM The Twin-Pin design provides ease of tail adjustment, optimal load distribution and a stiff connection between the boom body and tail end.
> Increases contact area from the boom attachment to the mast.
> It can be used on any standard diameter mast.
> Reduces chance of point loading.
> Minimises ‘play’ between the boom and mast connection.
> Allows easy adjustment of boom height.
The mast cup provides 2 point of contact between the cup and the mast, creating s tight connection and a great transmission of power. The V-Shape accomodates variation in standard mast diameters. Slightly thinner masts simply sit further into the V while fatter ones sit lower down.
The VT-Joint is standard on all NeilPryde booms with an oversized mast cup material composition tailored to suit each boom type:
XA & XF – Glass fiber reinforced injection molding
XC – Forged carbon composite material