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03-28-2016 11:41 AM
Re: Excalibur 26

Thanks Howard that would be great I'm not sure what I need for a fuller in terms of the specs either if you know those.

03-28-2016 10:45 AM
Howard Gilbert
Re: Excalibur 26

Yes, I'm still here and also at the Islander Forum.
Sorry I don't have a wiring diagram. Eventually I'm going to have to wire my boat too.
I can send a photo of my roller furler.
Forever Young
03-28-2016 10:39 AM
Re: Excalibur 26

Not sure if your still on line here but can you send me your photos of the Harken roller furler.
03-28-2016 10:35 AM
Re: Excalibur 26 wiring

Anyone have a wiring diagram for the excalibur (26')

This large a boat is new to me and i have no idea how to wire the boat especially the mast and bow lighting.

Would I need to unstep the Mast to check and replace that ? If so any work around for that ?

I am replacing the V berth so I assume the wiring for the bow lights will need to run under that when replaced.

Along with this boat I just bought comes a 12 V battery and solar panel charging system.

Is a second battery as a back up recommended ?

Also how would you handle a traditional plug for appliances ? - Mainly my kuerig coffee maker.

03-21-2016 09:08 PM
Re: Excalibur 26

That would be great Howard. I use to live in Vacaville in the late 90's too.

send me to

rt.webglobalnet gmail I'll send you photos of mine

My name is Rob btw
03-21-2016 07:47 PM
Howard Gilbert
Re: Excalibur 26

I posted a few hours ago but it didn't show up.
So here goes again:
I bought a '67 Excalibur 26 in January.
Had it trucked up from Marina Del Rey to Napa.
The outside and sails are in great shape but the inside needs finishing.
Would be glad to exchange photos and info.
03-21-2016 11:37 AM
Re: Excalibur 26

Jut picked up a 1968 - 26' Excalibur with a 6 hp motor in Boston so thinking I may have the only one on the east coast maybe.

Already thinking of extending the exhaust into the water as someone suggested.

Also going to redo the cabin, wood needs a lot of replacing anyone have any suggestions in doing this ?

Anyways just wanted to see if anyone is still active on this board.
10-26-2015 06:09 PM
Howard Gilbert
Re: Excalibur 26

I live near SF Bay and would like to find a clean, sound Excalibur 26.
Anyone know of one for sale (preferably in CA).
04-14-2012 12:29 PM
Re: Excalibur 26

Devika is an Excalibur 26, hull number 301, made by Iona Yachts in 1975. She has two spinnakers, I sail single or short handed, so I mostly use the 150 genoas with a Harken roller furler.

If you are still looking for pictures regarding spinnaker set up, I can send you some.

Because I sail solo I was thinking of trying a spinnaker sock - but I also would like to look into a gennaker(spelling?).

You can check out Devika at my site David Kadison's GalacticDrifter 2012.
01-08-2012 09:23 PM
dbrock010 Hi there. I bought my Excalibur 26 two and a half years ago in Moss Landing, CA and sailed the boat to her new home in Monterey, CA with her previous owner. I really love this boat and the more work we put into it, the more we love her. Our outboard is mounted on the transom and the well is used for the fuel tank. After redoing all the wiring and updating the interior, we are now ready to update the safety lines. She has a furler for the jib. My friend and I want to sail the Spinnaker Cup from San Francisco to Monterey, but she is not rigged for a spinnaker. And from the looks of it, it doesn't appear that any previous owners ever used a spinnaker on the boat. If anyone has any photos or word descriptions of the Excalibur's spinnaker setup, I would love to hear about it. Thanks.
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