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Search: Posts Made By: Rup
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 05-07-2008
Replies: 1,389
Views: 72,099
Posted By Rup
Close enough. Your question.

Close enough. Your question.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 05-06-2008
Replies: 1,389
Views: 72,099
Posted By Rup
A "cable laid line" is a line that is made up of...

A "cable laid line" is a line that is made up of three large twisted strands that are in turn each made up of three smaller twisted strands.

What is a Becket?
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 05-05-2008
Replies: 1,389
Views: 72,099
Posted By Rup
Actually, I think plumper is correct. On old...

Actually, I think plumper is correct. On old wooden masted ships, there was a block of wood with holes for the rigging to run through placed atop the mast and this block was called a truck.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 05-02-2008
Replies: 1,389
Views: 72,099
Posted By Rup
Under the bowsprit. Don't forget that the...

Under the bowsprit.

Don't forget that the little thing that attaches the wheels to a traveler is also called a truck!

Why did Joshua Slocum re-rig the Spray and to what did he change it?
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 04-16-2008
Replies: 1,389
Views: 72,099
Posted By Rup
Quote: Why is the trailing [corner] of a main or...

Quote: Why is the trailing [corner] of a main or jib called the "clew"?

The word clew refers to cord or twine, and by extension the sheets we attach to the trailing corner of a sail. Thus that...
Forum: Introduce Yourself 04-16-2008
Replies: 3,316
Views: 615,756
Posted By Rup
Avalon, CA Catalina Island

Avalon, CA Catalina Island
Forum: Seamanship & Navigation 03-31-2008
Replies: 29
Views: 8,232
Posted By Rup
Went out sailing this weekend and it is, as I...

Went out sailing this weekend and it is, as I thought, most definitely not a roller furling boom. So it looks like I will be pulling the main off sometime to have grommets & cringles put in. Any of...
Forum: Seamanship & Navigation 03-26-2008
Replies: 29
Views: 8,232
Posted By Rup
Thanks for the replies. I am not certain of the...

Thanks for the replies. I am not certain of the sail's age but presume it to be somewhere in the 5-10 year range due to it's condition and the boat's history. It seems to be in fairly decent...
Forum: Seamanship & Navigation 03-26-2008
Replies: 29
Views: 8,232
Posted By Rup
Bummer. I suppose that explains why I couldn't...

Bummer. I suppose that explains why I couldn't find any info on techniques on the web. The boom is definitely not roller and the sail has no cringles, ties, grommets or anything else of the sort.
...
Forum: Seamanship & Navigation 03-24-2008
Replies: 29
Views: 8,232
Posted By Rup
Reefing without reefing points

OK, I am sure this has been covered somewhere, but after extensive searching I cannot seem to be able to find it...

There has got to be some technique for reefing the mainsail without using...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 02-28-2008
Replies: 209
Views: 23,753
Posted By Rup
These photos are actually the vessel "Son of Town...

These photos are actually the vessel "Son of Town Hall" which was the first ever "Recycled" craft to cross the Atalanic Ocean!

You can learn more about it at floatingneutrinos dot com

Crazy.
...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 02-28-2008
Replies: 209
Views: 23,753
Posted By Rup
Livin, GO DO IT!!!! Jeff, Can...

Livin,
GO DO IT!!!!


Jeff,
Can you point me in the direction of more info on instant dory craft of yours? Sounds like what I need right now!

- Jared

1969 Cal 25 Gypsy Queen
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