How Do I Replace a Cntinuous Furling Line?? - Page 2 - SailNet Community

   Search Sailnet:

 forums  store  

Quick Menu
Boat Reviews  
Search SailNet 
Boat Search (new)

Shop the
SailNet Store
Anchor Locker
Boatbuilding & Repair
Hatches and Portlights
Interior And Galley
Marine Electronics
Other Items
Plumbing and Pumps
Sailing Hardware
Trailer & Watersports
Clearance Items

Advertise Here

Go Back   SailNet Community > General Interest > General Discussion (sailing related)
 Not a Member? 

LinkBack Thread Tools
Old 09-18-2013
Irrationally Exuberant
Join Date: Jul 2007
Location: Northern Virginia
Posts: 1,324
Thanks: 8
Thanked 6 Times in 6 Posts
Rep Power: 8
arf145 is on a distinguished road
Re: How Do I Replace a Cntinuous Furling Line??

Originally Posted by chucklesR View Post
I have a Hood continuous line furler, really folks - this is it? I have to have a rigger come to my boat and make the splice in place?
Yep, has to be done in the presence of the furler--you have to run the line around and then splice it. I did this several years back on a Hood furler and it was made much easier by the video that Sailnetter Knothead made to walk me through it. You can see it here
Tom K

2000 Beneteau 331
Northern Chesapeake Bay

Ambition is a poor excuse for not having enough sense to be lazy ~ Steven Wright
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message Share with Facebook
Old 09-19-2013
jim7289's Avatar
Junior Member
Join Date: Jul 2010
Location: Delaware
Posts: 25
Thanks: 1
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Rep Power: 0
jim7289 is on a distinguished road
Re: How Do I Replace a Cntinuous Furling Line??

Thanks to all for advice, especially the videos. Over the years I have spliced many 3 strand lines, tapering the splice until it nearly disappeared and finished with a 'whipped' (was going to say 'whipping'...decided against) end.
After viewing the 'you tube' I'm going to pick up a fid and line and surprise my friend....a.k.a. friend with a boat.
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message Share with Facebook
Old 09-19-2013
overbored's Avatar
Senior Member
Join Date: Oct 2010
Location: Dana Point, Ca
Posts: 1,120
Thanks: 1
Thanked 49 Times in 49 Posts
Rep Power: 5
overbored is on a distinguished road
Re: How Do I Replace a Cntinuous Furling Line??

this is a good video. I use Samson trophy braid as it is a bit rougher and does not slip on the drum. very easy to splice.
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message Share with Facebook
The Following User Says Thank You to overbored For This Useful Post:
jim7289 (09-19-2013)

Quick Reply

By choosing to post the reply above you agree to the rules you agreed to when joining Sailnet.
Click Here to view those rules.

Register Now

In order to be able to post messages on the SailNet Community forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.
Please note: After entering 3 characters a list of Usernames already in use will appear and the list will disappear once a valid Username is entered.
User Name:
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.
Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.
Email Address:


Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.

Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may post attachments
You may edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is On

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Replace Diesel Fuel Line Bake81 Diesel 3 03-08-2013 07:32 AM
Scotty, (Replace Old DC Breaker Panel) When Will I Have My Warp Power On Line ? HighFly_27 Electrical Systems 4 11-09-2012 07:37 PM
How hard/$$$ to replace furling main with a proper battened one? EarthBM General Discussion (sailing related) 8 10-15-2010 07:58 PM
Unbreakable Furling Line... MedSailor Gear & Maintenance 17 05-22-2008 06:18 PM
How to make a furling line? MelSnyder Gear & Maintenance 5 06-22-2007 08:13 AM

All times are GMT -4. The time now is 06:13 AM.

Add to My Yahoo!         
Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.7
Copyright ©2000 - 2015, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
SEO by vBSEO 3.6.1
(c) LLC 2000-2012

The store is owned and operated by a company independent of the forum. You are now leaving the SailNet forum. Click OK to continue or Cancel to return to the SailNet forum.