A Boomkicker [1][2] is a modern mechanical device on boats that pushes the boom up by one or more glassfiber rods. If the boom is sheeted in the rods will bend and produce a force upwards.

The boomkicker is, among others, widely used on the International Dragon Class.[3]

Boomkicker in straight position showed on a Soling
Boomkicker in bent position


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