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Search: Posts Made By: Oysterbob
Forum: Racing 12-11-2011
Replies: 5
Views: 1,824
Posted By Oysterbob
thanks for replies, im leaning towards the...

thanks for replies,

im leaning towards the Kevlar as its not much % difference and will swap sails when cruising to help keep the new sails fresh, the slight weight difference appeals as we may...
Forum: Racing 12-10-2011
Replies: 5
Views: 1,824
Posted By Oysterbob
apologies for typo that should read 26ft (8...

apologies for typo that should read 26ft (8 meter) yacht

40 views & no replies, talk to me pleeeease....!
Forum: Racing 12-10-2011
Replies: 5
Views: 1,824
Posted By Oysterbob
crimpless dacron v kevlar for cruiser racer

Hi looking at quotes for our 1979 16ft sloop cruiser racer, looking at tri radial cut crimpless dacron versus x tec kevlar.

Any thoughts as to what the performance difference would be?

we are...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 07-15-2011
Replies: 4
Views: 2,104
Posted By Oysterbob
Thanks Puddinlegs, good idea, ive just e-mailed...

Thanks Puddinlegs, good idea, ive just e-mailed Oyster, have been trying to get in touch with other owners who race the boat, only 47 produced. Im not going to make decision till end of the season...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 07-14-2011
Replies: 4
Views: 2,104
Posted By Oysterbob
thanks Faster, thats a good idea, we where...

thanks Faster, thats a good idea, we where speaking about inhaulers earlier today, just trying to get as much info gathered as possible before thinking about ordering new sails, where we put these...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 07-14-2011
Replies: 4
Views: 2,104
Posted By Oysterbob
jib sheeting angle choices..

Looking to get some ideas on sheeting angles for a new jib :-)

a bit of background about our boat - we have a 1979 grp sloop 26ft (8m), fin keel , is a cruiser racer and weighs over 3 metric tonne...
Forum: Racing 07-08-2011
Replies: 3
Views: 1,435
Posted By Oysterbob
new headsails for frac rig sizing advice

Thanks for previous replies on my recent two posts. Very useful advice

Got a 26 foot 7/8 frac rig sloop, 1979, about 3 metric tonne on the crane, cruiser racer.
Looking for a more speed at club...
Forum: Racing 07-04-2011
Replies: 19
Views: 4,267
Posted By Oysterbob
thanks again for all replies, im going to...

thanks again for all replies,

im going to get my sailmaker to cut down our old furling genoa to a 110-120% and try doing a few peel changes on our dual channel forestay foil, if the sail changing...
Forum: Racing 07-01-2011
Replies: 19
Views: 4,267
Posted By Oysterbob
Thanks she is a great little boat, @puddinlegs,...

Thanks she is a great little boat, @puddinlegs, the rigs are all the same just a trick of the camera.
The top photo has a very large genoa, you will see sail boat behind has UAE united Arab...
Forum: Racing 06-27-2011
Replies: 5
Views: 1,603
Posted By Oysterbob
@ williamkirk, many thanks for reply i will try...

@ williamkirk, many thanks for reply i will try that controlled roundup technique & see if it goes with our boat

we do well on reach, broad reach & runs, just upwind is a nightmare

do you ever...
Forum: Racing 06-27-2011
Replies: 19
Views: 4,267
Posted By Oysterbob
thanks jeff H & puddinlegs, all replies...

thanks jeff H & puddinlegs, all replies appreciated

you will probably have gathered im a novice so please fell free to speak plainly :-)

i'll need to check our class rules but we can & do use a...
Forum: Racing 06-27-2011
Replies: 19
Views: 4,267
Posted By Oysterbob
the furler is a furlex as far as memory serves &...

the furler is a furlex as far as memory serves & does split, user manual is at my office ill check what type tommorow exactly what model

what would you recommend for a suit of sails?
Forum: Racing 06-27-2011
Replies: 19
Views: 4,267
Posted By Oysterbob
@paulk, 'The actual point of the article you read...

@paulk, 'The actual point of the article you read may be that it's better to have the right sail up for the conditions. Many r/f jibs are sufficiently blown out to not be very effective upwind foils,...
Forum: Racing 06-27-2011
Replies: 19
Views: 4,267
Posted By Oysterbob
120 views & only two people responding, must be...

120 views & only two people responding, must be some shy types on sailnet!

thats been really useful faster & paulk im starting to get the picture of using the two sails, is there an option of...
Forum: Racing 06-26-2011
Replies: 19
Views: 4,267
Posted By Oysterbob
thanks for replies. We have always used the...

thanks for replies.
We have always used the roller furler as it came with the boat, we have raced it for 6 years & upwind performance has always been the problem. Never used hank on sails as this...
Forum: Racing 06-26-2011
Replies: 19
Views: 4,267
Posted By Oysterbob
inner forestay for fitting an upwind jib?

This months practical boat owner had a section on how to make your cruiser into a club racer, one of the suggestions was if you have a roller furling genoa as we do to fit a forestay and use a hanked...
Forum: Racing 06-24-2011
Replies: 5
Views: 1,603
Posted By Oysterbob
@ Faster & paulk thanks for replies much...

@ Faster & paulk thanks for replies much appreciated

im going to check what percentage size jib i have this afternoon & get more info, dont know where my marks would on the boom regarding max...
Forum: Racing 06-23-2011
Replies: 5
Views: 1,603
Posted By Oysterbob
Question should i increase jib size on frac rig oyster 26 for racing?

Hi all,

i have a 26 foot Oyster sloop with 3/4 fractional rig, enjoy club racing & looking to increase speed if possible. Looking at the pros & cons of increasing sail sizes, the mainsail doesnt...
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