A couple of shots of standing rigging for the yacht, and the boom. Pictures taken on the Genoa River, SE Australia.
Note that the stays are tensioned and that a back stay has been fitted.
Pictures from Lake Burley Griffin. With sails, the stays are relaxed a little. As the Jib is stressed, it effectively replaces the fore stay (which can become lax and interfere with the Jib) and also tensions the side stays. T,