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OK. So here's what we need to know around here. How much will this cost. About how much:

- replacement for atomic 4
- toilet (head is prepped, no toilet)
- furler
- removal or paint over of nonskid pieces that are *all over* this boat and are
brown. (mentioned this one before ... sorry for the duplication).

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OK. So here's what we need to know around here. How much will this cost. About how much:

- replacement for atomic 4
- toilet (head is prepped, no toilet)
- furler
- removal or paint over of nonskid pieces that are *all over* this boat and are
brown. (mentioned this one before ... sorry for the duplication).

I can take it. Truly I can.
Are you doing the work yourself or paying someone else to do it ?
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We just put up a roller furling by Alado. Here's their address: Alado Nautica USA Reefing and Roller Furling Systems Home Page

You'll find this system to be a lot cheaper than the others. We got the A1 for our Catalina 27, which was $780. In addition to the system, we also had to buy a new genoa halyard and a furling line, which was another $100. We also spent $400 on a used furling genoa. So total cost was about $1300

The marketing materials say the installation will take couple hours for a single person, but in truth it took my friend and I about 5-6 hours. But we had absolutely no prior exposure to furling systems, and we tried to be safe by spending a lot of time planning ahead.

Took it out for a first sail today and everything went very well. Seems like a solid system.
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Nice work. I'm willing to guess there will be a pretty big bill even if you DIY. If you don't DIY, it will be astronomical!
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Thanks everyone!

Huge props to Tommay! Our engine space (please forgive the "girl" langauage here lol) is totally clean & prepped ... Dh is the talented, capable, can do almost anything half. He not only does this stuff but loves it. Me? Hmmm, what am I going to be good for? Wow it's really challenging to not get into gender stereotypes here!

I went to the Women's Sailing Association Conference and took the wind workshop but wouldn't have touched the diesel engine class. Hey, at least they weren't offering "design your cabin on a dime!"

Ready for the grand total now, before we take delivery of the boat (we put a deposit on her).
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PS Thanks, too, to dboy. Nice work. We'll look into that system. (Get a little pang looking at your location - we had some great years in the Bay Area ... sigh).
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