This is an 08 update to Roadrunnerâ€™s excellent small sail adapter for the AI found here:viewtopic.php?t=6901
It details one way to allow the small sail to be fitted to the 08 AI when in Adventure mode.
This is a brief â€˜how toâ€™ as the above posts have more detailed explanations and should be referenced before proceeding.
The 08 AI mast fitting â€“note the pin in the base and the new style release clip.
The Hobie parts needed are the same:
84550001 mirage kayak mast tube receiver base
79512 mast collar.
The 08 AI mast base which now has a hole instead of a pin is not needed using this method as the mast tube receiver fits over the newer pin type base found in the 08 AIâ€™s. The 08 mast base would make it easier to fit (you have to align the small mast tube end over the pin) but increases the complexity.
(I couldnâ€™t find a part number for the 08 mast base- can you help out here Matt?)
Matts response-'08 Base (with receiver hole for pin - that is in cup) 79511101
The other parts needed were purchased from my local plumbing supply shop.
The parts marked ? are bits of a pressure coupler that I already had. Apologies as Iâ€™m not sure of the correct part name.
Fit the parts over the mast tube receiver like so:
The 25mm reducer holes need very slight enlarging so that they fit over the mast tube. I used a small file. The Â½â€