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  1. C & C
    Need advice. I just bought a boat without survey. Yes, I know, but the market in Toronto is so hot due to COVID, and both boats and slips are a premium, I foolishly bought looking at the seller’s survey from 2018. The boat showed okay overall. I am about to do a proper survey, but I found...
  2. General Discussion (sailing related)
    I have a Contessa 26. The Chain plates that the shrouds attach to go right through the deck and attach inside the cabin. At one time they were probably covered by rubber boots but those are long gone and the water gets in. I try to keep them cocked but nothing seems to help. Can anyone...
  3. Islander
    There was some interest in a comment about chain plate restoration so I thought I would create a thread to discuss it as it relates to my 1975 Islander 30. I will post some pictures a little later of what I did. Description of Chain Plates The forward and mid chain plates have the stainless...
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