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Search: Posts Made By: Newport41
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 08-20-2010
Replies: 2
Views: 904
Posted By Newport41
Need suggestions for mast chocks

I'm in Rarotonga and have limited time and facilities. Our mast chocks (partner chocks) need replacement. One is falling apart the other now too small after 5000nm at sea. Does anyone have a...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 06-19-2010
Replies: 6
Views: 3,748
Posted By Newport41
Sight reduction tables

Does anyone know where you can find site reduction tables online, free? and not a site that does the calculations I need to take them with me.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 01-27-2010
Replies: 10
Views: 2,133
Posted By Newport41
Copper strap to keel bolt, keel bolt to 8000lbs...

Copper strap to keel bolt, keel bolt to 8000lbs of lead, 8000lbs of lead to 1.5 billion cubic km of ocean. Works perfectly through the entire bandwidth.
Forum: Sailboat Design and Construction 01-20-2010
Replies: 14
Views: 4,342
Posted By Newport41
I now realize that this is an old thread and...

I now realize that this is an old thread and nobody will accuse me of hijacking it ;). And I lied about the blocks. I'm going to have to use blocks built for runners. Harken 57mm air runners. They're...
Forum: Sailboat Design and Construction 01-20-2010
Replies: 14
Views: 4,342
Posted By Newport41
I'm designing a similar system. The runners will...

I'm designing a similar system. The runners will be exactly as Sailboy has posted with a slightly different bungie setup. We have the secondary winches to make it more practical than a tackle. As for...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 01-17-2010
Replies: 4
Views: 707
Posted By Newport41
Thanks for the advice. I figure I can size the...

Thanks for the advice. I figure I can size the forestay one by strength rating and then measure it and find out how they designate the size. I just wanted to order them all at once tomorrow,
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 01-17-2010
Replies: 26
Views: 2,295
Posted By Newport41
Just read Jeff's statement more carefully. And I...

Just read Jeff's statement more carefully. And I also agree with the need for more lateral reinforcement.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 01-17-2010
Replies: 26
Views: 2,295
Posted By Newport41
Totally agree. Ditch them and add runners....

Totally agree. Ditch them and add runners. Without them your fairly thin mast will pump in heavy seas and bow in high winds. When the mast bends in high winds the forestay will sag because the mast...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 01-17-2010
Replies: 4
Views: 707
Posted By Newport41
To clarify, the existing backing plates are...

To clarify, the existing backing plates are installed for the running backstays. I just need to know how to size t-ring terminals for the amsteel stays I'll be adding.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 01-17-2010
Replies: 4
Views: 707
Posted By Newport41
Sizing T-terminals

I'm installing running backstays and a removable forestay. There are t-ball backing plates in the mast already but not for the new forestay. The problem I'm having is sizing the terminals for the...
Forum: Boat Reviews 11-10-2009
Replies: 18
Views: 9,208
Posted By Newport41
I would argue that sometimes smaller boats are...

I would argue that sometimes smaller boats are more seaworthy. Smaller areas of unsupported hull and deck, often smaller hatches and ports, stout rigs, ect. And having raced and cruised on C&C's...
Forum: Newport 11-07-2009
Replies: 2
Views: 828
Posted By Newport41
No, I'm pulling a 41ft boat because I don't have...

No, I'm pulling a 41ft boat because I don't have a smaller one :) . And while it's out I'm replacing two gate valve seacocks, inspecting the rudder, replacing the zincs, painting the bottom,...
Forum: Newport 11-07-2009
Replies: 2
Views: 828
Posted By Newport41
N41 MkII Prop

We have a folding prop that is too big and too steep. I'm having the boat hulled tomorrow and I'm having the prop adjusted. I'm wondering if anyone knows the size and pitch of the original prop that...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 11-03-2009
Replies: 2
Views: 531
Posted By Newport41
What type of bronze?

I'm installing a lightning ground plate and I seem to have a choice of aluminium bronze or high-leaded tin bronze. The plate will be isolated from the DC system and the only possible interaction will...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 10-31-2009
Replies: 10
Views: 2,133
Posted By Newport41
Thanks for the input. We are on the hard next...

Thanks for the input. We are on the hard next week and I think I well go ahead with an external bronze plate. And cruising in the tropics will make cleaning the plate from time to time not nearly the...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 10-30-2009
Replies: 10
Views: 2,133
Posted By Newport41
A more modern approach to SSB installation?

I hate to bring up an issue which has invoked so much discussion already but I have done my research and discovered conflicting statements from several sources.
When we purchased our 40ft sloop...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 10-18-2009
Replies: 15
Views: 4,517
Posted By Newport41
Our boat came with a garhauer rigid vang. It's...

Our boat came with a garhauer rigid vang. It's one of the best pieces of equipment on the boat. It is capable of supporting the weight of the boom and sail when the sail is down, it makes reefing far...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 09-17-2009
Replies: 15
Views: 7,701
Posted By Newport41
After much research we are looking at buying an...

After much research we are looking at buying an aluminium hulled RIB. Here in canada there are many to choose from. Titan, AB, Aquapro, amongst others. I have to strongly disagree with Admiral....
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 05-23-2009
Replies: 4
Views: 1,315
Posted By Newport41
Drain plug? you lost me on that. I don;t see why...

Drain plug? you lost me on that. I don;t see why you'd plug your anchor locker drain. Anyway, I wsa going to make a comment of encouragement. Glassing is on of those things that isn't as scary as you...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 05-23-2009
Replies: 9
Views: 4,702
Posted By Newport41
Cost of a radar arch

I know this is a vague question but I'm trying to get a ballpark figure for an arch for a 40ft sailboat. I was thinking of supporting two eighty watt solar panels on top with the radar slung below,...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 04-05-2009
Replies: 17
Views: 1,463
Posted By Newport41
I just wanted to put is my two cents about the...

I just wanted to put is my two cents about the raritan PHII, I'm just installing a service kit in ours. Now that I have it all apart I can say that it is well designed, simple to maintain or repair,...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 12-12-2008
Replies: 2
Views: 483
Posted By Newport41
rudder zinc

So, first time posting a picture so I hope that worked.

I feel like this is a silly question but important none the less. My boat is due for a haulout but that's not going to happen for a few...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 11-21-2008
Replies: 45
Views: 8,588
Posted By Newport41
Sog

The gerber's slide out design is weak, put a little twist on them and they bend. I'd rank them SOG, Letherman, and last and least Gerber
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 11-19-2008
Replies: 1
Views: 389
Posted By Newport41
Seriously? Nobody has an opinion on this? 3M tape...

Seriously? Nobody has an opinion on this? 3M tape to protect painted aluminium mast.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 11-17-2008
Replies: 1
Views: 389
Posted By Newport41
Mast track tape

Has anyone ever heard of using a product like 3M UHMW Film Tape along the mast to reduce friction and protect the mast from the mainsail sliders? Just had the mast painted and I'm not able to add the...
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