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Search: Posts Made By: spinnaker
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 05-23-2007
Replies: 5
Views: 498
Posted By spinnaker
Good source of U-Bolts

I need a stainless steel U-Bolt, .25 inch diameter at the bend (I think it is called the A measurement) and threads of at least two inches in length (the D measurement?). A breaking strength of at...
Forum: Chartering 05-21-2007
Replies: 12
Views: 1,379
Posted By spinnaker
Lots of unmarked reefs in Antigua. If you don't...

Lots of unmarked reefs in Antigua. If you don't have a lot of experience or don't want to be bothered with paying extremely close attention to charts and current position then I would look...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 05-21-2007
Replies: 22
Views: 1,339
Posted By spinnaker
There are three types of U-Bolt that I have seen....

There are three types of U-Bolt that I have seen. One with nuts on both sides (top and bottom). One with only 1 pair of nuts (I assume you can add two more. And ones with a welded stop for the...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 05-21-2007
Replies: 22
Views: 1,339
Posted By spinnaker
Here is my basic plan: Order larger U-Bolts ...

Here is my basic plan:

Order larger U-Bolts (http://www.hayn.com/marine/misc/ubolts.html) than the ones already in there.

Inspect for rot. Hopefully there is none. If there is rot repair per...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 05-21-2007
Replies: 22
Views: 1,339
Posted By spinnaker
Thanks for the rigging tips. FYI, there are...

Thanks for the rigging tips.

FYI, there are spreaders on the Sandpiper. There is no backstay just shrouds aft the mast that act as shrouds/backstay.

I have access to a gauge. Good tip on...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 05-20-2007
Replies: 22
Views: 1,339
Posted By spinnaker
I found the specs. This is what they say about...

I found the specs. This is what they say about rigging:

The exact amount of tension on the standing rigging is a matter of experience and personal preference. Increase the tension until the...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 05-20-2007
Replies: 22
Views: 1,339
Posted By spinnaker
Thanks Sailorman, I thought they were out of...

Thanks Sailorman, I thought they were out of business.

Looks like they might be CL Sailboats (http://www.vaxxine.com/clsailboats/) now and not Boatworks
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 05-20-2007
Replies: 22
Views: 1,339
Posted By spinnaker
Manufacturer is no longer around. Trying to find...

Manufacturer is no longer around. Trying to find a professional rigger in these parts is like trying to find hens teeth. :)
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 05-20-2007
Replies: 22
Views: 1,339
Posted By spinnaker
I don't care about "pretty", for one they would...

I don't care about "pretty", for one they would be hidden behind a shelf. But even if you could see it, you wouldn't notice. The torn black and yellow plaid seatte would take your eyes off of the...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 05-20-2007
Replies: 22
Views: 1,339
Posted By spinnaker
Not sure what happen to my previous post. Guess...

Not sure what happen to my previous post. Guess I'll try again.

Anyway I'll try to snap some pics. I need to drive up to the lake sometime anyway. We had a drowning on Saturday. It was very...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 05-20-2007
Replies: 22
Views: 1,339
Posted By spinnaker
This is amazing! I was just on the phone with...

This is amazing! I was just on the phone with someone and they recommended using marine plywood instead of steel. I was just going to ask this question!


The plan is to place a steel plate...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 05-20-2007
Replies: 22
Views: 1,339
Posted By spinnaker
Thank you both. Decisions, decisions! Two...

Thank you both.

Decisions, decisions! Two slightly differing opinions. What to do? :)

To answer some questions:

Yes the boat is stored outside over winter in a climate were freezing is...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 05-19-2007
Replies: 22
Views: 1,339
Posted By spinnaker
Deck cracking at shroud U-bolt

I have a 19Ft C&L Boatworks Sandpiper, approximately 20 years old.. This boat has no backstay, just two shrouds each side, aft the mast. The boat is used for lake sailing.

Several years ago, I...
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