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Already There 12-11-2012 09:18 PM

Any 365 ketch rig owners out there?
 
Would like to see what other 365 owners have for upgrade options and resto experiences. I own hull number 24. One of the earliest that I have found so far still above water.:eek:
Would also like to see if any parts or documents are around for these old girls.

dugout 12-12-2012 08:01 PM

Re: Any 365 ketch rig owners out there?
 
There are lots here:
w ww dot pearson365 dot com
:chaser

Already There 12-12-2012 08:25 PM

Re: Any 365 ketch rig owners out there?
 
Ah, ok thanks.

jamesorr 02-08-2013 06:43 PM

Re: Any 365 ketch rig owners out there?
 
Yep got one! #264, ketch rigged. I got some pics of her on my profile. Do you have davits installed?

Already There 02-12-2013 08:04 AM

Re: Any 365 ketch rig owners out there?
 
Yes, has davits. How do you like Barbers?

jamesorr 02-12-2013 08:49 AM

Re: Any 365 ketch rig owners out there?
 
Hi! We like Barbers well enough, it's a gorgeous marina and they spend a lot of money on it. The downside is where it's at, my wife spends 200-300 bucks a month on gas to get to Orange beach where she works everyday. It's right across the water but by car it's a real haul. There is not much around it either so shopping and such can also be a real chore. So the reason I asked about your davits is we also have them and because of the cockpit lay-out with the ketch rig it can be hard to fit davits in. We have them mounted right on the aft rail, but had to move the P/S aft cleats to do it. I'm thinking of building an arch that's on an angle to get out past the mizzen boom, then I can turn it into a better davit system and be able to mount stuff on top, like wind and solar. But I would also like to install a wind vain steering system, which the mizzen boom may hinder as well. Too much to do!


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