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  1. Gear & Maintenance
    I've had my current boat (1988 Pacific Seacraft Crealock 34) for about a year, and a little voice inside my head is telling me its probably time to replace the standing rigging. I had it surveyed when I purchased it, and the surveyor stated that there were no obvious defects, but the previous...
  2. Gear & Maintenance
    Our 1966 Morgan 34 suffered a dismasting off the coast of South Carolina in July 2013. We are seeking to gather data from other vessels equipped with Colligo Marine Titanium Bracket Sets. We would like to know: date of installation # days underway NM traveled # of days under sail NM traveled...
  3. Cal
    Good idea? Must be okay. Seems like these MK3's go just fine, but it makes me nervous since I'm used to fore and aft lower shrouds. J
  4. Gear & Maintenance
    Hi guys, been checking my rigging lately(new to me boat) I have a newer forestay with upper and lower norseman connection...upper is good just some light surface rust... however my lower norseman which is a threaded stud has more threads exposed... I have not taken it apart for fear of not...
  5. Introduce Yourself
    Hi and thanks for the welcome, presumably. I just bought a 1960 Pearson Triton 28' from Miami. Maybe some of you saw the recent auction. Maybe some of you bid! I don't know. But here's my story. I haven't sailed in many years, since I was about 16 which was on a Chrysler Mutineer 18' with a...
  6. Gear & Maintenance
    Anyone know where I can pick up a replacement bow anchor plate for my forestay on a 23 Ranger? I've spent a few days looking but since my boats outta production, I think I'm going to need some expert help. Side question: better to just install a new roller furling jib? Thank you all in advance
  7. Gear & Maintenance
    Hey everyone, the anchor plate for the forestay on my Ranger 23 has some serious cracking and corrosion (just noticed it will while scrubbing the scum lines) and looks like it might fail at any moment I'm looking to replace it without dropping the stick, and am looking for advice as to whether...
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