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  1. Gear & Maintenance
    I have an Alberg 35 with a companionway hatch that needs renewal. A PO surrounded the stock hatch with teak rails and teak planks. The planks were glued and screwed down from below with some a cosmetic cover. Over the winter, the planks (which had pretty much disintegrated) came off; one blew...
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    I had a trailer sailor, (Macgregor), a few years ago and sailed one summer. I was given a 24' Islander Bahama knockoff and plan to spend a lot of time in the California Delta and SF bay. I sure need some help with my companionway. I have been working steadily getting her shipshape, but I have to...
  3. Gear & Maintenance
    Can sliding "glass" doors on cruising catamarans withstand water breaking over the stern(s). Specifically can they withstand a water jet velocity of 15 ft / sec.? Basis for this question is the fabulous work done in the following USCG research article on series drogues: Drogue Information...
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