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Forum: Gear & Maintenance   08-16-2005
Replies: 7
Views: 4,097
Posted By sabre32sailor
Pearson 30 Rudder Repair

technically, yes you can as the tube it resides in is glassed to the hull and deck.

The issue will be when you unbolt it and it drops to the bottom of the drink, how are you going to find it?
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   08-03-2005
Replies: 7
Views: 3,400
Posted By sabre32sailor
Pearson 30 Tiller to Wheel Conversion

The 30 is too small a boat to need a wheel.
Most wheels start at 32-35''.

You gain zip for leverage, as the bizzare rudder shape on the P-26/30 will wash out and spin the boat long before your...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   08-03-2005
Replies: 6
Views: 3,490
Posted By sabre32sailor
Dripless moldable packing

on the PSS system, a tear in the bellows can sink you. I have a friend who went below to find his bilge starting to fill up. He has since gone back to the traditional.

Myself, I have a PSS, but...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   07-01-2005
Replies: 1
Views: 851
Posted By sabre32sailor
P-26 Transom Trim

D&R used to have it, as I purchased it for my P-26 years ago. It was just straight 90 degree angle stock that you warmed up with a heat gun an bent to shape. I threw out all my extra when I moved a...
Forum: Racing   06-19-2005
Replies: 8
Views: 2,154
Posted By sabre32sailor
Math - speed gain needed to close a seconds-per-mile gap

Sailormon6 said it best.

It is time that counts.

Nobody runs the same tacks upwind nor has the same wind, esspecially if racing PHRF.
This is not NASCAR.
I have a heavy cruiser with a...
Forum: Racing   06-17-2005
Replies: 5
Views: 1,401
Posted By sabre32sailor
Racing basics desired

Welcome to the wild world of racing houses at 6 mph with no brakes! They are not a dingy nor an America''s Cup boat. Things happen more slowly, but once they do, the boats are slow to react to any...
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