SailNet Community - View Single Post - Sailboat Quality
View Single Post
  #24  
Old 08-27-2012
LinekinBayCD LinekinBayCD is offline
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Oct 2009
Location: Pennsylvania
Posts: 672
Thanks: 6
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Rep Power: 5
LinekinBayCD is on a distinguished road
Re: Sailboat Quality

Quote:
Originally Posted by SchockT View Post
I disagree. On my boat the chainplates are built to last, and it is a good thing because it would be a major job! This is one example of the initial build quality of the boat. Some of the more lightly rigged boats out there may need to replace their chainplates, but on boats like mine they were done right on the initial build and 33 years later there is absolutely no concern about failure!
I agree. When and if chain plates need to be replaced is a boat by boat decision.
Reply With Quote Share with Facebook