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Search: Posts Made By: Gregrosine
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 03-10-2014
Replies: 124
Views: 10,670
Posted By 2Gringos
Re: Where should we retire with our boat?

It's pretty amazing that out of nine pages of answers to the OP, everyone's imagination seems to stop at the US border. Did he say he had to stay within the USA? People are mentioning moving to...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 08-30-2013
Replies: 17
Views: 1,148
Posted By SHNOOL
Re: Sail twist

On a nice lighter breeze day (but still with wind)...
sail close hauled (nearly as close to the wind as you can sail)...

NOW...
move your genoa car backward (see how the top of the sail TWISTS?...
Forum: Learning to Sail 08-29-2013
Replies: 9
Views: 1,180
Posted By groggy
Re: What the heck do I do with the traveller?

my understanding of this is not complete, but this is what i was taught:

It has to do with sail shape. the traveller allows the boom to move laterally - port or starboard, while the mainsheet...
Forum: Learning to Sail 08-29-2013
Replies: 9
Views: 1,180
Posted By johnnyquest37
Re: What the heck do I do with the traveller?

First, use the mainsheet to trim the main. Then use the traveller to fine tune the trim by adjusting the angle of the boom to the wind. The mainsheet can only get you so close - the traveller...
Forum: Learning to Sail 08-29-2013
Replies: 9
Views: 1,180
Posted By JSL3
Re: What the heck do I do with the traveller?

http://www.sailnet.com/forums/general-discussion-sailing-related/47637-new-instructional-video-traveler.html

Here's a good place to start.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 08-10-2012
Replies: 190
Views: 24,587
Posted By jameswilson29
Re: Pictures of your boat

http://www.sailnet.com/forums/members/jameswilson29-albums-cape-may-trip-july-2012-picture1392-tied-up-cape-may-n-j.jpg
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 03-24-2009
Replies: 243
Views: 142,007
Posted By Maine Sail
Tips For Compound, Polish & Wax

Buff Polish & Wax


Try these products (for Gel-Coat only not intended for Awlgrip)

The Cliff Note Version:
Steps:
#1-Clean the hull with an acid base cleaner like FSR, oxalic acid or On &...
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