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  1. Pearson 26 Rigging - Bent Forestay Turnbuckle

    Gear & Maintenance
    Came in from a sail this past Sunday and noticed that the lower end around the forestay turnbuckle is pretty well bent. Doesn’t look like the upper is bent but the lower obviously is. Pictures here: https://picasaweb.google.com/116513800373784938813/P26Forestay?authkey=Gv1sRgCJ7S65TT8__YBQ#...
  2. Does a forestay need a tension adjuster or not?

    General Discussion (sailing related)
    Hi, The forestay on my Beneteau sailing boat has a bottle screw tension adjuster under the furling roller (see pic). Unfortunately even with the bottlescrew fully tightend the forestay is still a bit loose which results in poor pointing ability. In other words the forestay eye to eye measurement...
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