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Forum: Pacific Seacraft   03-15-2015
Replies: 20
Views: 1,647
Posted By wsmurdoch
Re: Riding Sail

Here is a photo.

http://i602.photobucket.com/albums/tt107/wsmurdoch/Riding%20Sail/Riding%20Sail.jpg

The sail is tacked to the stern rail with two short pieces of 3/8" line; one to the top of...
Forum: Pacific Seacraft   03-14-2015
Replies: 20
Views: 1,647
Posted By Bene505
Re: Riding Sail

This past summer, I made a "block" part way up the backstay using a piece of rope and a knot similar to a prussic knot. The line that tightened it had a loop in it. I slid it up into position using...
Forum: Pacific Seacraft   03-14-2015
Replies: 20
Views: 1,647
Posted By wsmurdoch
Re: Riding Sail

Actually, I've been quite busy today. Between long periods of taking in the view and resting, I swam down to look at the anchor, took a saltwater bath, read a little, had a beer... That sort of...
Forum: Pacific Seacraft   03-14-2015
Replies: 20
Views: 1,647
Posted By wsmurdoch
Riding Sail

Chris Parker forecasted 20 gusting 25 yesterday, so thought I'd try the riding sail here in Big Majors Spot in the Bahamas. I recorded the true and the apparent wind, both speed and direction. I...
Forum: Pacific Seacraft   02-19-2014
Replies: 9
Views: 1,717
Posted By wsmurdoch
Re: Rudder Post Access Hatch

This is the access hole cover at the foot of the quarterberth. We use the space for storage, so there is blue carpet on the bottom. The HF antenna tuner is at the foot of the vee berth. The large...
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