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Forum: Helms   2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 7
Views: 1,275
Posted By jumaggafanny
Re: New to Group

Well welcome, you were responding to a 4 yr old post. I believe Allison (named after his daughter) has a new owner now.
Nice 27ft. I'm jelly about the standing headroom you have.
There are a few...
Forum: Helms   04-06-2015
Replies: 1
Views: 579
Posted By jumaggafanny
Re: Deck hardware an running rigging layout.

I have owned my Helms for many years and have many photo's in my albums of butchering a Helms hull and many custom modifications. I have some rigging pix there. Please let me know I'll help.
David...
Forum: Helms   02-15-2015
Replies: 15
Views: 2,101
Posted By jumaggafanny
Helms 24 vs 25???

I can put my 25 on her trailer and hit 70MPH and to drag her to safety in a Hurricane or put her on the road to those locations I wanna sail

But my back aches when I have to stoop inside (Except...
Forum: Helms   07-15-2014
Replies: 4
Views: 495
Posted By jumaggafanny
Re: Helms 25 hull keel leaking rusty stains

Look carefully at the crack, take and send pix.
When I'm finally finished w/mast work I'll post a few pix as well.
Forum: Helms   07-14-2014
Replies: 4
Views: 495
Posted By jumaggafanny
Re: Helms 25 hull keel leaking rusty stains

This is a photo of Helms ballast arrangement. 5/8 diaX1/2" thick carbon steel punch. This is a 1974 disassembled, I would guess in 72 the same, there is resin, just not totally filled.
I'd check...
Forum: Helms   06-04-2014
Replies: 1
Views: 1,032
Posted By jumaggafanny
Helms 25

The sail went to a Catalina 25.
Forum: Helms   03-07-2014
Replies: 1
Views: 1,032
Posted By jumaggafanny
Helms 25

I have a main sail for a 25 ft
Single reef available an aftermarket sail 10 yrs old and 8yrs in the bag
Complete w/4 batons
Email me for photo's
David@the-flex.com.
Forum: Helms   12-07-2012
Replies: 4
Views: 1,275
Posted By jumaggafanny
Re: I'm still arm wrestling with Jack Helms and he's still winning.

I wire brushed the ends after sawing prior to drilling. The Alum. Is a marine grade not annodized. I'll probably hit it with a few coats of "Rattle-Can" paint
I expect
To have all standing rigging...
Forum: Helms   12-05-2012
Replies: 4
Views: 1,275
Posted By jumaggafanny
Re: I'm still arm wrestling with Jack Helms and he's still winning.

Won this round. My standing rig isn't damaged now i can retain the old as spare
And 10-20 yrs from now I'll still care
Forum: Helms   12-05-2012
Replies: 10
Views: 1,035
Posted By jumaggafanny
Re: Introduction and Question

Bob,
The H-25 is a good sailboat. Complete w/trailer is great. If the trailer is a double axel and a drop axel it may be an original Helms mfg. they made them
Of 4"channel. Please let us know...
Forum: Helms   07-24-2012
Replies: 4
Views: 1,275
Posted By jumaggafanny
I'm still arm wrestling with Jack Helms and he's still winning.

There are few parts of my 1975 Helms I haven't repaired replaced or improved. I admit I have been avoiding the standing rigging, here's why.

Mine is in excellent shape and and tunes well enough....
Forum: Helms   07-24-2012
Replies: 20
Views: 6,941
Posted By jumaggafanny
Re: Helms 25 Centerboard restoration

I had my C.B. Galvanized, 20 yrs ago at 5 cents pound, I shudder to think of the cost today, Zinc prices and environmental concerns.
Forum: Helms   07-05-2012
Replies: 5
Views: 734
Posted By jumaggafanny
Re: Fuse board

Well I declare...Nice to have you visit Mr. Swain.
Your books, boats and reputation preceeds you.
Very cool to have you respond
Very..
Forum: Helms   06-24-2012
Replies: 14
Views: 1,803
Posted By jumaggafanny
Helms25 Window Gaskets

What was the boat named? I have some limited
info of a few Helms.
What condition are the sails in? Did it have a trailer? Spill the goods. Motor?
Post a photo soon. I'm watching Debby and...
Forum: Helms   06-22-2012
Replies: 14
Views: 1,803
Posted By jumaggafanny
Re: Helms25 Window Gaskets

Willie,
Congratulations on the Helms 25'er. Mark Pillsbury wrote in this months June) issue of Cruising World in the Editors Log section.
Loud noises at the dock was him swearing and hammering to...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   11-04-2011
Replies: 19
Views: 5,453
Posted By jumaggafanny
Cool concept but that cable looks like trouble in...

Cool concept but that cable looks like trouble in salt water...
Forum: Crew Wanted/Available   09-22-2011
Replies: 3
Views: 1,170
Posted By jumaggafanny
A very nice race, I'm down for the 8th run in 9...

A very nice race, I'm down for the 8th run in 9 yrs.
I would try the Galveston Bay Cruising assoc. GBCA
Galveston Bay Cruising Association - Home (http://www.gbca.org/)
is discussion forum find...
Forum: Helms   09-21-2011
Replies: 3
Views: 1,969
Posted By jumaggafanny
I am sorry I didn't reply sooner. this is my data...

I am sorry I didn't reply sooner. this is my data for the Helms -25 rudder. I hope this helps. I wouod look at the 25 ft catalina as a donor boat, very similar. My current rudder is modified but I...
Forum: Helms   09-11-2011
Replies: 14
Views: 2,849
Posted By jumaggafanny
And in spite of a few rough crossings I'm still...

And in spite of a few rough crossings I'm still here...still sailing my Chimera. I've spent a few weeks in the great lakes racing on other peoples boats and well you know the rest of the story.
I've...
Forum: Helms   08-08-2011
Replies: 18
Views: 3,604
Posted By jumaggafanny
If it comes in from open hatches, tow eye, hull...

If it comes in from open hatches, tow eye, hull deck joint it may still settle to that point. I have a 1/4" hole drilled in the stern liner to drain into the lowest point but a 15 deg heel can put...
Forum: Helms   08-05-2011
Replies: 18
Views: 3,604
Posted By jumaggafanny
Not so fast....

There is a small area in the centerboard trunk I've found that can hold water, that leaked Rain water or wash water in the cabin....more seeping thatn leaking. Might be this and not something...
Forum: Helms   08-01-2011
Replies: 12
Views: 4,050
Posted By jumaggafanny
meet Dan Z at yahoo. sailthe helms group, he's on...

meet Dan Z at yahoo. sailthe helms group, he's on rat naw
Forum: Helms   08-01-2011
Replies: 12
Views: 4,050
Posted By jumaggafanny
There is at least one 30 ft owner here, he's...

There is at least one 30 ft owner here, he's probably out sailing..give him a little shile. I'll send him an email and alert him to your request.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   01-12-2011
Replies: 8
Views: 737
Posted By jumaggafanny
Happy ending Missing Houston man rescued...

Happy ending

Missing Houston man rescued from sailboat | Houston & Texas News | Chron.com - Houston Chronicle (http://www.chron.com/disp/story.mpl/metropolitan/7377951.html)
Forum: Helms   11-09-2010
Replies: 18
Views: 3,604
Posted By jumaggafanny
Welcome to the Helms area of Sailnet. I'm not...

Welcome to the Helms area of Sailnet. I'm not aware of any hatches at the moment. I sent you a private message with some info.
David
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