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  1. Standing Rigging Replacement Question

    General Discussion (sailing related)
    I have a 15' boat (Pirate), and I discovered the wire of one of my stay's had frayed. I've never replaced a stay before, and the basics of ordering seem fairly straightforward - except for the top terminal. All the terminals I've seen are "swageless", which appears to mean that it's held in...
  2. Staysail detached from hull-help?

    Gear & Maintenance
    Hi I am a new member. Our staysail bracket broke. This attaches the staysail to the boat. We have been attempting to remove the plate the bracket was attached to but even after removing most of fiberglass around it we can't get the plate up. Ugh Any ideas on how to reattach staysail to boat...
  3. Staysail: Purpose and trimming

    General Discussion (sailing related)
    Hello all: I have recently purchased a '72 C&C 36R which is rigged not only for a jib and mainsail, but a staysail too. I am an aptly described "rookie" sailor, and I have no experience with staysails. Very few sloops that I have seen are rigged for a staysail. What benefit is there from...
  4. A furler for A-sym and Staysails?

    Introduce Yourself
    Is there a furler that would work for an Asymmetrical spinnaker and a wire luff staysail?
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