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Re: 76-year-old begins solo circumnavigation

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Originally Posted by JonEisberg View Post
Good thing he has some C-clamps aboard...

UFB...


what kind of fixture is that?
did the pin pry loose?

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Perhaps he should have had Brent make his furlers :-) Although, I'd put my money on that being some "Electric winch-assisted" damage, there...


indeed - it looks that way and might be in connection with the above "damage"...

funnily on his blog he never mentioned any damage to any system but his rips...
where did you get the images from?

and besides - what is meant by Farr design with this: "The boom end failure is a substantial one."

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