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Search: Posts Made By: blackflagsailor
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 05-25-2014
Replies: 11
Views: 830
Posted By blackflagsailor
Re: C-Lark Spinnaker

Boy I'd love to take you up on that offer! Unfortunately I'm in Moses Lake till later this year. Then I will be back home on the greener side of the state.

Right now she is factory rigged...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 05-25-2014
Replies: 11
Views: 830
Posted By blackflagsailor
Re: C-Lark Spinnaker

Spinnaker pole mounting ring on the mast. :)
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 05-25-2014
Replies: 11
Views: 830
Posted By blackflagsailor
Re: C-Lark Spinnaker

Might be the best way to get a pole:

Spinnaker Pole Kits (http://www.forespar.com/products/spinnaker-pole-kits.shtml)

I haven't had any luck on info for factory spinnaker specs or finding used...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 05-25-2014
Replies: 24
Views: 1,517
Posted By blackflagsailor
Re: Reaching hooks for Spinnaker sheets?

Okay, so it looks like the book I have uses a 470 for many of the diagrams and a lot of the pictured examples throughout the book. For those who are wondering, those pictures came from "Small Boat...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 05-18-2014
Replies: 12
Views: 880
Posted By blackflagsailor
Re: Swaged Ball end stop fittings?

I'll make a little presentation here with pictures! :)

Okay, so I have a I have a length of steel rope with a captive pin shackle that attaches to the sail head. The sail attaches by feeding into...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 05-17-2014
Replies: 12
Views: 880
Posted By blackflagsailor
Re: Swaged Ball end stop fittings?

I am sailing a 14' dinghy. Not a big cruiser. Not sure if the setup is different on larger boats. I have a length of steel rope with a captive pin shackle that attaches to the sail head. At the...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 05-17-2014
Replies: 12
Views: 880
Posted By blackflagsailor
Re: Swaged Ball end stop fittings?

I'm actually considering switching over to all rope. Not this season but possibly by next. How would I use a stop for the halyard with rope instead of steel wire?
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 05-09-2014
Replies: 24
Views: 1,517
Posted By blackflagsailor
Re: Reaching hooks for Spinnaker sheets?

Well hey! I gotta check that out! Thanks for the tip! :)
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 05-09-2014
Replies: 24
Views: 1,517
Posted By blackflagsailor
Re: Reaching hooks for Spinnaker sheets?

Lively topic! :) I should explain why I'm asking about reaching hooks I guess. I have a C-Lark 14 that I am researching rigging a spinnaker for. There isn't much info on spinnakers for my boat. I...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 05-09-2014
Replies: 24
Views: 1,517
Posted By blackflagsailor
Re: Reaching hooks for Spinnaker sheets?

I think you may have solved this great mystery! :)
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 05-09-2014
Replies: 24
Views: 1,517
Posted By blackflagsailor
Re: Reaching hooks for Spinnaker sheets?

Here's a few images:

http://i56.photobucket.com/albums/g199/kazubb/C-Lark/IMG_1087_zpsab1a0b86.jpg (http://s56.photobucket.com/user/kazubb/media/C-Lark/IMG_1087_zpsab1a0b86.jpg.html)

...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 05-09-2014
Replies: 24
Views: 1,517
Posted By blackflagsailor
Re: Reaching hooks for Spinnaker sheets?

Thanks for sharing! :) I've never seen something like that.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 05-09-2014
Replies: 24
Views: 1,517
Posted By blackflagsailor
Re: Reaching hooks for Spinnaker sheets?

Hi! :)

You mean a Gaff Hook? I don't think these are for something like that. They honestly look like clamcleats that the spinnaker sheets are run through. I'll see if I can photo some pics from...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 05-09-2014
Replies: 24
Views: 1,517
Posted By blackflagsailor
Reaching hooks for Spinnaker sheets?

In one of my sailing books, I have a few small sailboat rigging diagrams. Both of these show something that looks like clamcleats mounted near or at the shroud/turnbuckle chain plates. Although I'm...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 05-01-2014
Replies: 11
Views: 830
Posted By blackflagsailor
Re: C-Lark Spinnaker

I'm leaning more towards an adjustable height pole. It looks like there are a few simple ways I could rig one. I still want to find some examples of C-Larks with Spinnakers so I can get an idea.
...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 04-21-2014
Replies: 11
Views: 830
Posted By blackflagsailor
Re: C-Lark Spinnaker

It doesn't seem too difficult to rig it for a spinnaker, but I want to see some examples of C-Larks with spinnakers.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 04-20-2014
Replies: 11
Views: 830
Posted By blackflagsailor
C-Lark Spinnaker

I am looking for any information on setting up a Spinnaker on a C-Lark racing dingy. It looks at though it was an option according to the original brochure. If there are any fellow C-Lark sailors out...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 04-20-2014
Replies: 12
Views: 873
Posted By blackflagsailor
Re: Need advice on painting

I've been thinking about this and I still want to redo the boat. I'd like to change it to a blue hull, white topside. It's a labor of love. I want her to be beautiful. Any advice on how to do this?
...
Forum: Other Brands 04-10-2014
Replies: 19
Views: 4,743
Posted By blackflagsailor
Re: c-lark rigging

I'd love to see how a spinnaker is setup on the C-Lark as well.

Also, I wanted to share this with you if it hasn't already found it's way to you. Really helped me out.

C Lark Info Main Page...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 04-08-2014
Replies: 13
Views: 1,105
Posted By blackflagsailor
Re: Second hand sailboat hardware?

These are what were on the boat at one point. (Oh, for anyone wondering, I'm sailing a C-Lark 14)

Do they still make these slugs? they are 7/8" by 1/2 diameter.
...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 04-07-2014
Replies: 13
Views: 1,105
Posted By blackflagsailor
Re: Second hand sailboat hardware?

I used ebay often for my other hobbies but haven't found much for sailboat gear.


Woa! They are really that cheap at west marine / fisheries supply? Defender industries wants $3 and some change...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 04-06-2014
Replies: 13
Views: 1,105
Posted By blackflagsailor
Second hand sailboat hardware?

Does anyone know a good place to find used sailboat hardware? I need about 20 1/2" x 1" sail track slugs, some 3/8 pin size rigging shackles; D, Long D, and twisted. I also need some sail shackles...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 04-02-2014
Replies: 12
Views: 880
Posted By blackflagsailor
Re: Swaged Ball end stop fittings?

WOW! :) Thanks for the info! And you even found a place close!

The system that's on it now has a nice locking feature which uses those ball fittings. I had to replace it last season with a cable...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 04-01-2014
Replies: 12
Views: 880
Posted By blackflagsailor
Re: Swaged Ball end stop fittings?

Something to think about maybe, But as of right now, I just want to replace this one steel cable. Anyone know where I can find these?
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 04-01-2014
Replies: 12
Views: 880
Posted By blackflagsailor
Swaged Ball end stop fittings?

Does anyway know what those swaged ball end fittings are called? Where can I order them?

I need to make a new main halyard and there are no places that do Swaging out here so I'll probably be...
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