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Forum: Racing   07-03-2003
Replies: 6
Views: 3,843
Posted By couzensj
jibsheets while spinnaker''''s up

I should have asked in the beginning but I had assumed that you didn''t have a roller furling jib.

With a roller furling jib you shouldn''t have to worry about keeping the jib sheet over the...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   06-18-2003
Replies: 2
Views: 1,293
Posted By couzensj
Whats difference between a Kells 23 MH and a Kells 23 FR?

Interesting. I had a Kells 23 several years ago but it was a flat bottom boat with a retractable centerboard no keel. The centerboard was about 5'' long and about 10-12 inches wide. It was a...
Forum: Racing   06-18-2003
Replies: 6
Views: 3,843
Posted By couzensj
jibsheets while spinnaker''''s up

Pole dip jibe:
It sounds like the jib sheet that is over the pole and infront of the topping lift (pole lift) is falling off the front end of the pole during the jib when the pole is dipped around...
Forum: Learning to Sail   06-16-2003
Replies: 2
Views: 4,476
Posted By couzensj
Cruising Spinnakers (Symmetrical or Asymmetrical)

What is a cruising spinnaker?

The term seems to be used with either a symmetrical or asymmetrical configuration. The only difference seems to be that you do not use a pole (symmetrical...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   05-16-2003
Replies: 9
Views: 1,414
Posted By couzensj
Islanders and such

FYI, buying a bigger boat sounds exciting - obviously you have already thought about the additional cost for slips and winter storage - but have you thought about how much harder your crew will have...
Forum: Racing   05-16-2003
Replies: 4
Views: 2,536
Posted By couzensj
Sail trim question

The above comments are good the only thing I would add is to note boat speed before and after each sail adjustment you make. Remember the objective to to increase your VMG''s.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   05-16-2003
Replies: 6
Views: 3,253
Posted By couzensj
Steering Pedestal

I thought it would be nice to have a wheel also until I thought about the fact that most of the time I sail by myself. With the tiller in one hand I can tack the boat myself but if I had a wheel it...
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