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gg30citation 01-18-2008 11:06 PM

30' Irwin Centerboard info
 
Hey Everyone,
I was hoping someone might know about the operation of a 30' Irwin Citation centerboard. I have a deck wench with a line that runs down through a pipe from the deck to the keel and that's all I can see. The Irwin website has some info that shows linkage and a stuffing box with a rod etc. which I have been unable to find. I thought maybe someone might have some advice. Any help would be greatly appreciated.

Stillraining 01-18-2008 11:32 PM

What do you
 
want to know?

gg30citation 01-19-2008 08:04 AM

Stillraining
Any chance you have a Citation with a centerboard?
Greg

Stillraining 01-19-2008 06:44 PM

No but
 
as my profile states a 41 CC ketch and it has a centerboard.

TomandKarens34 01-28-2008 11:05 AM

Hi GG. You didn't say what your problem is. I have a 34' Citation with a system as you discribe. As far as I know, you do not have the system discribed on the Irwin website. It is a simple pennant line that goes through the tube to the centerboard. No packing gland and rod. Which suits me fine. I prefer what we have as it's one less stuffing box to worry about.


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