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  1. What kind of halyard line?

    Gear & Maintenance
    Hello Sailnet experts, we need to replace the halyards, main, spare, and jib as they're pretty worn out. The snap shackle opened on the jib while sailing, and when I used the spare halyard to hoist up the jib again, it basically fell apart internally (though it still held). The boat is a 40'...
  2. Need Rigging Advice

    Learning to Sail
    Hey guys, I have a 1974 O'Day Widgeon and when I got her, there was very little of the original rigging intact or even present. So I have a few questions that I was unable to dig up using the search function. First, is there a particular type of rope I should be using? the rigging that was...
  3. Best line for jib sheets

    Gear & Maintenance
    I have the need to change out my jib sheets on my Hunter 450 (9/16" line). I would appreciate any input on rope selection. I am really not current on what is out there these days. I will also be changing out my furling line as well as others over the next year. Is there a lot of difference in...
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