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Search: Posts Made By: knuterikt
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 5 Days Ago
Replies: 6
Views: 513
Posted By knuterikt
Re: Setting mast and rigging by ourselves

I would not like to do a job like that with the mast hanging of the crane..
Any small shift of weight or waves from a passing boat make this unpleasant.

If you have a keel stepped mast I would...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 1 Week Ago
Replies: 10
Views: 477
Posted By knuterikt
Re: Unstep Mast

Unstepping a mast is not that complicates, done it many time, but never used a " bucket truck"

Selden have a lot of useful stuff here: Assembly and operation : Seldén Mast AB...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 1 Week Ago
Replies: 7
Views: 412
Posted By knuterikt
Re: questions. stern pulpit and more , new to sailing !

There are elbows and other parts you can buy to design your own.
Have a look here Pulpit/Stege (http://seasea.se/d%C3%A4cksutrustning/pulpit_stege)
In the section Grabbräcke
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 1 Week Ago
Replies: 132
Views: 4,072
Posted By knuterikt
Re: How does the marine industry price?

As in all other industries.

The price is not based on production and development cost.

The price have to give revenue.
The price i based on what the customers are willing to pay.

That's why...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 1 Week Ago
Replies: 45
Views: 1,900
Posted By knuterikt
Re: Prep boat's INTERIOR for possible knockdown

Have a look at this video
Yachting Monthly's Crash Test Boat Capsize - YouTube
Forum: Beneteau 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 29
Views: 5,460
Posted By knuterikt
Re: Beneteau First 42 Manual

You are resuscitating a old thread.
In 1983 you would not normally get manual with a new boat..
You would normally get individual manuals for the major components.
Engine, heater, and so on.
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 63
Views: 2,321
Posted By knuterikt
Re: Best metal sailboat information

Warning !!
To sell a boat (used or new) in the EU the boat has to be CE marked in accordance with the "recreational boat directive" aka RCD Safety and environment: EU harmonised requirements for...
Forum: Seamanship & Navigation 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 25
Views: 1,152
Posted By knuterikt
Re: Charting a Course

Think I must get my school money refunded..:)
Part of the curriculum was great circle calculations using a calculator with trigonometric functions. (there are formulas that can calculate great...
Forum: Seamanship & Navigation 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 25
Views: 1,152
Posted By knuterikt
Re: Charting a Course

Depends on your plotter and plotter setup.
on my Furuno NN3D this is an configuration option I can set.


There are formulas you can use if you know the lat/lon of the starting position.
Formula...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 27
Views: 1,006
Posted By knuterikt
Re: tabernacle/deck stepped discussion pro & con

Hope you recover fast :)

Some comments to your old post - I do it here.


There is something to do about this.
Selden have a document describing how to seal mast internally to avoid water...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 2
Views: 224
Posted By knuterikt
Re: Rig Tuning Question

Masthead rig and in line spreaders?
Almost, the angle between mast and stays are not the same so there is little difference.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 8
Views: 458
Posted By knuterikt
Re: sail on or sail off?

I have no personal experience with furling mast.
I'm assuming you leave the mast up during winter.

The mast is not sealed from the elements so dirt and grime in the air will get into the mast and...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 15
Views: 691
Posted By knuterikt
Re: winch size? How critical?

Have you seen this?
http://www.lewmar.com/cms/assets/1/categories/winches_selection_guide.pdf
Should not be much difference between 42 and 40..

I have 46 winches (Andersen) on my 38 footer
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 27
Views: 1,006
Posted By knuterikt
Re: tabernacle/deck stepped discussion pro & con

Suggest you read this document from Selden - it allies to masts from other manufacturers also :)
http://www.seldenmast.com/files/595-814-E.pdf

You will find that document along with other useful...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 8
Views: 413
Posted By knuterikt
Re: Rigging a ladder?

But as always using the correct terms simplifies the quest for more knowledge :)

H2O Water - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
is different from H2S04
Sulfuric acid - Wikipedia, the free...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 27
Views: 1,006
Posted By knuterikt
Re: tabernacle/deck stepped discussion pro & con

Before doing so I would check that your mast profile is beefy enough to be converted to deck stepped on your boat.

For two similar boats only difference is mast vs deck stepped mast the boat with...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 8
Views: 413
Posted By knuterikt
Re: Rigging a ladder?

:)

Stays are always for/aft support of the mast.
Sideways support is shrouds
found this at The Complexity of Sailboat Rigging Made Simple (http://www.sailboat-cruising.com/sailboat-rigging.html)...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 27
Views: 1,006
Posted By knuterikt
Re: tabernacle/deck stepped discussion pro & con

Some facts.

A keel stepped mast is supported at the mast step sitting on the keel and at the deck with wedges.
A deck stepped mast is only supported at deck level.

All masts is in heavy...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 8
Views: 413
Posted By knuterikt
Re: Rigging a ladder?

It's called ratline, It's normally rigged on the shrouds, most boats
have only one baby stay. (stays is for and aft staying)

Stole this picture from here Ratline Rigging...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 41
Views: 1,745
Posted By knuterikt
Re: Radar Talk

I have a Furuno NN3D MFD and a Furuno DRS2D radome.

It works fine and with the split screen I can select if I would like to use overlay or separate radar / map display.

Furuno have full ARPA...
Forum: Electronics 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 5
Views: 289
Posted By knuterikt
Re: Raymarine AIS 500

I would have tried a direct attached antenna first.

The VHF antenna we installed for the AIS came with a ready made cable that was to short, so we had a extension cable made.

When we installed...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 41
Views: 1,745
Posted By knuterikt
Re: Radar Talk

I would not mount my radar at the mast, with mast mount you have two options.
Front of mast = interfere with sail
Side of mast = large blind spot

There are many alternatives for rear mount.
Aft...
Forum: Vessels Lost, Missing, or in Danger 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 9
Views: 700
Posted By knuterikt
Re: Cement to the rescue

I did read all the blogs on this incident two months ago when they where published, but I had forgot the part about recent service.
www.pendanablog.com Sydney to New Zealand by Nordhavn N6220...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 9
Views: 373
Posted By knuterikt
Re: Spinnaker dowser

Sounds plausible
Maybe an predecessor of the sock?
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 58
Views: 2,562
Posted By knuterikt
Re: Battens Vs No Battens

I read this article...
I agree with the author in some of what he is writing.

Less sail cloth (sail area) + less hardware + less work for the sailmaker
= Cheaper sail.

It seems the writer...
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