I had lost a part on a 7 years old Jotag dolly and asked Intensity whether they had a replacement.
In less than a week I received the replacement...
If I were you I would consider returning the new alu mast and buying a plastic one.
It's more expensive but it will probably be the last top mast...
Is the new mast you bought plastic?
The repaired one will work just fine and you should keep it "just in case" or use it for practice. It won't...
Chances are your gudgeons are worn out and you have play in your rudder. Change the gudgeons and your tiller won't hit the cleat anymore.
Do yourself a favor and flip the mast. It's a 10 minutes job and will save you a sail repair and a new mast down the line.
First thing you need to do is flip (end to end) your top mast. And when you do it, use only one "bolt" (rivet) for the mast collar.
You use your hiking stick to get to the mainsheet between the boom and the traveler. Don't have to move much at all.
Thread is visible, crack is not (from the picture).
Yes, boring topic.
Is it leaking?
89s are fast boats...
I have had one for 7 years. No problems beside a few flats. Added advantage is that it's a different color from the Dynamics so easier to find. It...
Nautalytics Compass is $335 and TackTick T060 Micro even less.
Please vote yes and help your blind master sailors.
This is what you need to do.
When you store your boat, put the traveler block in the corner and pull the traveler as tight as you dare.
Did anyone receive new sails from APS?
Your boat will melt.
You should contact Tom Laube (TLaube at SLLBV dot com]; if you are a master and will be in the area on March 18-19, you should sign up for the...
Check your gudgeons for play. If they're worn out the tiller will sit lower and hit the cleat. Sometimes just flipping the gudgeons will remove...
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