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Forum: Gear & Maintenance   06-15-2015
Replies: 2
Views: 324
Posted By BirdBrain333
Fiorentino 12 Para Sea Anchor And Rode

Twelve foot Diameter heavy duty Para Anchor by Fiorentino in “Fast Pack” bag with trip line an buoy. Also includes 350’ of 3/4” braided Dacron over nylon line with thimble in custom mesh and canvas...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   05-28-2015
Replies: 13
Views: 1,665
Posted By Maine Sail
Re: Practical Sailor AGM battery report

Absolutely but this is not anything new. The average sailor has NEVER achieved lab cycle numbers in the real world under PSOC cycling practice.

In a recent battery use survey on...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   05-19-2015
Replies: 9
Views: 764
Posted By precipice
Just got back from Phuket. Here's my HD video...

I just got back from a week of sailing with the Nikon D800 in Phuket, and was lucky enough to visit the Phi Phi islands!
I made a HD video of the trip, including some cool sea caves. Check it out,...
Forum: Pacific Seacraft   02-15-2015
Replies: 3
Views: 1,090
Posted By jnewcomer
Re: Lighthouse 1501 on PSC 34

We have been very happy with the 1501. At the time it was the only stainless steel windlass we could find. These days there are other choices. A few things to keep in mind:

1. You didn't mention...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   06-11-2014
Replies: 13
Views: 1,272
Posted By Christian Williams
Weather Cloths

Some remarks on making your own weather cloths, their history and usefulness:

Sewmanship 5--Weather Cloths - Blogs - EY.o Information Exchange...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   12-31-2013
Replies: 5
Views: 630
Posted By RichH
Re: Should I bother with a back stay adjuster

As faster recommends, an easy and strong backstay adjuster on such a fractional rigged boat will vastly improve performance ........ and safety.
The 'upwind' benefits are the ability to FLATTEN the...
Forum: Pacific Seacraft   07-15-2013
Replies: 16
Views: 2,292
Posted By BirdBrain333
Year 2 Report, PSC 37 Kenlanu

What worked and what did not, Year 2

Dear folks,

We recently returned to our mooring in Maine after a 10 month trip from Maine to the Bahamas and back. It was a GREAT trip and below is our...
Forum: Pacific Seacraft   07-03-2013
Replies: 20
Views: 1,883
Posted By sailak
Re: Replacing head on PSC 37

Once I got the Groco K apart is was obvious it needs more than a service kit. Cylinder is badly scored, rings shot, foot pedal shaft badly pitted. I could send it back to Groco for a rebuild but...
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