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Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   09-14-2013
Replies: 25
Views: 5,586
Posted By mr-canada
Re: New Northeast Liveboard - First Condensation/Mildew Battle

Sorry to necro this thread, and imnot aliveaboard either...

I use a small ceramic space heater on low with a large home dehumidifier with a hydrometer setting on low so it only runs at the set...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   08-24-2013
Replies: 22
Views: 6,114
Posted By mr-canada
Re: single vs continuous line furling

Someone asked for a picture of how the aft end of my hood 705 is rigged. Note the two clamcleats going in either direction for reefing. Ignore the black bungee heading off the winch, thats just to...
Forum: Good Old Boat   08-23-2013
Replies: 12
Views: 35,788
Posted By mr-canada
Re: Remembering Bill Tripp

I have a columbia 26 mk2. Too bad there was nothing about this boat. It does however have all the characteristics of a typical Tripp design. Looks like it sails like a pig and just glides through the...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   07-15-2013
Replies: 22
Views: 6,114
Posted By mr-canada
Re: single vs continuous line furling

I would take my rig over that any day - if you aren't short space on the aft cockpit rail. That line flopping around would drive me nuts... I have enough already ;-)
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   07-15-2013
Replies: 22
Views: 6,114
Posted By mr-canada
Re: single vs continuous line furling

Lol thanks for the kudos. To reiterate I have two clamcleats not cam cleats. I dont think it would make any difference either way performance wise.

Basically it's the stock system shipped by...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   07-11-2013
Replies: 22
Views: 6,114
Posted By mr-canada
Re: single vs continuous line furling

Did you check for halyard wrap at the top of the stay?

Only problems I've ever had furling or unfurling have been when the halyard wrapped around the stay. A very dangerous situation, eventually...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   07-11-2013
Replies: 22
Views: 6,114
Posted By mr-canada
Re: single vs continuous line furling

I disagree with all of you. I have a Hood 705 line drive continuous furler and I honestly can't understand why all furlers arent designed in this way.

A single person can furl or unfurl the sail...
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