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Forum: Gear & Maintenance   10-31-2010
Replies: 5
Views: 1,390
Posted By Acadia
Nice Vid I guess that would limit how...

Nice Vid

I guess that would limit how sheeted in you could have this sail, but with the spin no prob. My goal for the use of this staysail would be to use it in stronger winds when the 145 genoa...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   10-30-2010
Replies: 5
Views: 1,390
Posted By Acadia
Staysail rigging

Hi, I have a 1985 H40 and it's rigged with an inner stay. I don't have a sail for it yet but would like to get one. Only thing puzzling me is that there are no tracks near the mast for the sheet. ...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   09-20-2010
Replies: 3
Views: 3,356
Posted By Acadia
Thanks Hot dog, The drawing is just a very...

Thanks Hot dog,

The drawing is just a very quick drawing to try and give a better picture of what I had in mind. There are lot's of details missing for example, there will be backing plates and...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   09-19-2010
Replies: 3
Views: 3,356
Posted By Acadia
Building my own swim platform

Hi,

Posted this on other forums also.....

I am slowly designing a fold down swim platform for my 85 Hunter 40 that I will probably build this winter. I think I have my design put together but...
Forum: Florida - Western   11-22-2008
Replies: 5
Views: 3,861
Posted By Acadia
Dock still available

Hi,

The dock is still available. Here are some pictures.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   11-18-2008
Replies: 32
Views: 5,148
Posted By Acadia
I look at bacon's website from time to time but I...

I look at bacon's website from time to time but I keep a closer eye on Masthead and Atlantic Sail Trader because they are local.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   11-18-2008
Replies: 32
Views: 5,148
Posted By Acadia
Thanks for the replies and advice. The...

Thanks for the replies and advice.

The cheapest custom spinnaker that I got quoted was 3200 dollars and that was with all of their end of year prices etc (20%). I have not tried to haggle any...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   11-17-2008
Replies: 7
Views: 2,518
Posted By Acadia
thanks for the help, sounds like I will continue...

thanks for the help, sounds like I will continue to look for dacron
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   11-16-2008
Replies: 7
Views: 2,518
Posted By Acadia
Sail Materials for cruising

Hello,

I have been looking at used cruising sails for a little while and up until now I was only considering dacron.

But I started looking up other materials such as UK Sails Tape Drive...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   11-16-2008
Replies: 7
Views: 737
Posted By Acadia
lol, Thanks

lol, Thanks
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   11-16-2008
Replies: 7
Views: 737
Posted By Acadia
Thanks for the replies. Yes it will be for...

Thanks for the replies.

Yes it will be for one bank. And if it will help I will wire them together this way.

A comment was made regarding wire lenght. How important is this? all my battery...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   11-15-2008
Replies: 7
Views: 737
Posted By Acadia
6v wiring

Hi,

Just about to wire in 4 6v golf cart batteries on my boat. I was going to connect each pair in series then in parallel. But as I was flipping through the Calder manual, I found this in his...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   11-11-2008
Replies: 32
Views: 5,148
Posted By Acadia
121 guy, The kit will be 1500 and made out...

121 guy,

The kit will be 1500 and made out of .75 weight contender cloth. So with the sailrite sock and ATN tracker it should be under 2000 with shipping. So the savings would be 800ish I think,...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   11-09-2008
Replies: 32
Views: 5,148
Posted By Acadia
Thanks for all the info..... That all makes...

Thanks for all the info.....

That all makes sense now with regards to the shape....

So what kind of wind angles can I expect from the AS? Some claim that you can use them from 70 to 170. Is...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   11-08-2008
Replies: 32
Views: 5,148
Posted By Acadia
OK but define AP sail. Is it more for reaching...

OK but define AP sail. Is it more for reaching or running?
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   11-08-2008
Replies: 32
Views: 5,148
Posted By Acadia
No haven't decided on the shape yet but after...

No haven't decided on the shape yet but after seeing what you guys had to say I am thinking of getting the shape modified a little.

AP and VMG. I looked at the Quantum site and I think they may...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   11-08-2008
Replies: 32
Views: 5,148
Posted By Acadia
Fantastic info guys!! Giulietta, Nice video ...

Fantastic info guys!!

Giulietta, Nice video Looking forward to fly one of my own.

121 guy, I am definitely going to get the ATN tracker and the sock. I am also seriously considering...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   11-07-2008
Replies: 32
Views: 5,148
Posted By Acadia
wow fast replies!! Yes it will be full...

wow fast replies!!

Yes it will be full radial. I've just requested a quote from North Direct see how they compare.

I was also looking at the In-Stock North Genakers. Any comments on those?
...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   11-07-2008
Replies: 32
Views: 5,148
Posted By Acadia
Cruising Spinnaker weight

Hello,

I posted this on another forum, wanted to see what some of you over here thought.....

I will be ordering a cruising spinnaker kit soon from sailrite for a hunter 40. I know that some...
Forum: Florida - Western   10-20-2008
Replies: 5
Views: 3,861
Posted By Acadia
Hi Blue Water, I can't seem to send PM's until I...

Hi Blue Water, I can't seem to send PM's until I get more posts. So hopefully you will get this. You can PM me your email and I can send you my Phone Number if you would like.

The dock is in...
Forum: Florida - Western   10-17-2008
Replies: 5
Views: 3,861
Posted By Acadia
Hi there, Not many moorings in this area but...

Hi there,

Not many moorings in this area but I know of a private dock that is available
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