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Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   12-29-2008
Replies: 69
Views: 12,119
Posted By Jock-san
If the top picture is one of the chainplates, you...

If the top picture is one of the chainplates, you may well find that you need the cap shrouds running masthead-spreader tip-chainplate; another set of intermediate shrouds running from the spreader...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   12-28-2008
Replies: 69
Views: 12,119
Posted By Jock-san
The mainsheet goes from the lower mainsheet...

The mainsheet goes from the lower mainsheet block, through the mainsheet block at or near the end of the boom, and back to the lower mainsheet block, where you cleat it with the jaw cleat mounted on...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   12-28-2008
Replies: 69
Views: 12,119
Posted By Jock-san
Hi, Dan. What you called 'pulleys' with...

Hi, Dan.

What you called 'pulleys' with ratchets on either side of the cockpit are winches. Those are for controlling the sheets for the headsail.

The other part you guessed is for controlling...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   12-28-2008
Replies: 56
Views: 5,514
Posted By Jock-san
Well, exactly. $4m, broken down how ? Mostly...

Well, exactly. $4m, broken down how ? Mostly pay for the crew, I guess. Do they include 5 days' worth of depreciation of the ship ? And were they otherwise planning to give everyone the time off,...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   12-21-2008
Replies: 38
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Posted By Jock-san
That is sad. From my armchair, I'm wondering...

That is sad.

From my armchair, I'm wondering what stopped them lashing the boom - at it's midpoint - to the stern, and using that as a steering pole. Pipecots aren't my first thought for an...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   12-19-2008
Replies: 82
Views: 42,685
Posted By Jock-san
The Spirit 56 - because hull length isn't the...

The Spirit 56 - because hull length isn't the whole story.

www-spirityachts-com
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   02-15-2004
Replies: 4
Views: 1,002
Posted By Jock-san
Brewer 56 (with pic) advice ?

Thanks for your thoughts.
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   01-31-2004
Replies: 4
Views: 1,002
Posted By Jock-san
Brewer 56 (with pic) advice ?

Thank-you, Jeff.

To clarify, the budget for the boat is USD100K, and the ''cat'' thought came from considering shallow draft for coral waters.

I will pass on your thoughts and advise them to...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   01-30-2004
Replies: 4
Views: 1,002
Posted By Jock-san
Brewer 56 (with pic) advice ?

Hi Everyone,

Two friends of mine are looking to buy a boat - 50-foot-ish for space - and go world cruising for a couple or few years, with an especial interest in the Pacific and Indian oceans....
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   01-29-2004
Replies: 0
Views: 864
Posted By Jock-san
World Cruiser for two

Hi Everyone,

Two friends of mine are looking to buy a boat - 50-foot-ish for space - and go world cruising for a couple or few years, with an especial interest in the Pacific and Indian oceans. ...
Forum: Chartering   01-26-2004
Replies: 1
Views: 1,387
Posted By Jock-san
French Polynesia

This might appeal if the timing suits - http://tahitinuicup.com/ - I sailed the same event in 2001 and can thoroughly recommend it.

We picked up out charter on Raiatea, which is a one day sail...
Forum: Racing   12-23-2003
Replies: 2
Views: 1,271
Posted By Jock-san
Lateral Balance

Hi all,

I''d like to hear some of your expert opinions on boat balance for racing, particularly on 30-odd to 40-odd feet cruisers and racers.

All those years ago when I first sailed (dinghies)...
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