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  1. Spinlock XT clutch problem

    Gear & Maintenance
    I have a Spinlock XT clutch on my 28 foot sailboat. I've been experiencing slippage of the jib halyard (left side of this double clutch) and when I went to inspect it today (the boat is tarped up for winter) I noticed that in fact the cams of both sides of the clutch are not engaging the line...
  2. Engine trouble

    General Discussion (sailing related)
    So I went out for a sail today up to Lost Isle and caught a great sunset. The San Joaquin Delta has some of the best sunsets in my opinion. The wind died so I decided to fire up the iron jib and motor back. As I approached my Harbor entrance I slowed down and heard an awful rattling sound coming...
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