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  1. Hydrovane on a larger ketch

    Gear & Maintenance
    I have a Pearson Countess 44 and I've been going back and forth on wind vane systems for over a year. The Countess has worm gear steering, which seems to present some friction challenges for a traditional servo-pendulum gear and might require a really big quadrant to get enough turns on the...
  2. Navik Wind Vane for parts

    Gear & Maintenance
    I have most of a Navik wind vane and I know many Navik owners need spare parts. I have the top half, missing the rudder piece. Let me know if interested.
  3. Backing into slip with Monitor wind vane

    Seamanship & Navigation
    I installed my long desired Monitor wind vane last year. Before I got it, I always parked stern-to because the marina has short finger piers and access to the cockpit is so much easier when moored that way. Now, I'm so nervous about damaging the vane and its supports that I never back into my...
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