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  1. Gear & Maintenance
    I'm a recent new owner of a Cape Dory 28. The mast has been patched at the base of the starboard spreader. I've had someone look at it who deemed it safe so I will be using it for at least a season or two, but I want to replace it before cruising. Similarly, I plan on changing the shrouds and...
  2. Gear & Maintenance
    I recently purchased a Catalina 27. I'm not an experienced sailor...yet. The mainsheet system seems a little odd to me though. Can you tell from the photo what's going on? Instead of the rigging traveling along the boom to the mast and then forward to the winch on top of the cabin it is going...
  3. General Discussion - Sailing Related
    my friend and I have just bought a 28' iwrin. we have no experience, but needing help with learning the rigging config. would be grateful for any advice
  4. Learning to Sail
    I went on an 18 ft sailboat and I saw that the only thing holding the boom in place was the halyard. When we were fiddling with the halayrd to attach the mainsail to the halyard, the boom fell on the cockpit. Is it always the same on all cruising sailboats?
  5. Gear & Maintenance
    Hi, I have been working on this rig since Feb 2012.. (it's a '74 Laguna Windrose)finally getting around to replacing some rigging parts. Every T jaw is bent so I'll be replacing those (boy those bend easily). My question is what's the best 'parts connection configuration' is best? This...
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