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Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   02-13-2013
Replies: 17
Views: 1,481
Posted By Quester
Re: old sails?

Battens in the pockets - yes - and with the thin end forward.

About that leech line - it can take out a lot of flutter and realistically the reduction in airfoil qualities from the curl it might...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   02-13-2013
Replies: 48
Views: 3,947
Posted By Quester
Re: my boat dances on a ball

Stern-to. Center of pressure (wind) will be farther "aft" (the new aft - bow of the boat which is now the end away from the bouy) causing things to steady out. Has worked well for me but I've never...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   09-20-2012
Replies: 8
Views: 1,015
Posted By Quester
Re: Rot in hull/deck joint - thoughts on necessity of reinforcement?

If you mean down to Southern California, probably it will. Odds are much improved if the boat has decent ability to travel under power and you plan to use the engine extensively if necessary. Also if...
Forum: Seamanship & Navigation   09-16-2012
Replies: 30
Views: 4,596
Posted By Quester
Re: Sleeping underway risk

I registered so I could reply to this.

I've raced and cruised offshore several thousand miles, some of it single-handed and did the same in the Pacific Northwest inland salt waters for years. I've...
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