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    Which is best furling system?

    Good info Thanks for the good information. I went ahead and purchased a CDI furling system because it does allow for partial furling and it was recommended by the local sail maker. It seems pretty straight forward, although it does require a jib modification. I am hoping to have it all...
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    Which is best furling system?

    I have found a number of discussions in this forum regarding jib roller furling and the potential benefits to the single-hander. I have read them with great interest because I single-hand exclusively, and they have convinced me that it is time for me to try a furler. If I am seeing this right...
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    Replacing screws

    I was talking with an old salt down at the yacht club over the summer, and he was telling me about replacing various hardware on a used boat that he recently acquired. Part of the process involved replacing screws in the mast, boom, etc., by drilling out the holes, tapping new threads, and...
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    Baby Bob to the rescue - I hope!

    It seems to work for me too Very impressive pictures! I like the clean design. Much prettier than mine. I haven't gone so far at to tip my boat over on purpose yet, but I did watch the Bob bounce off the surface of the water one day after a strong gust pushed me over. I was able to...
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    Baby Bob to the rescue - I hope!

    The Baby Bob is magic I installed a Baby Bob earlier this spring after a turtling in 40 degree water that left me shivering for days afterward. The thing is magic -- I say that because I have managed to keep the boat upright with each outing since then. I used two pieces of 2-inch-wide...
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    Centerboard for 1984 model 14.2

    I got a new one Hello again Richard, I didn't hear back from you about your used CB, so I decided to try Catalina directly. They made me one that fits (just put it in today) for $315, and they assured me that it is designed to be stronger than the original. I will definitely need that...
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    Centerboard for 1984 model 14.2

    Hello, I need a new centerboard for my 1984 vintage Capri 14.2. I have tried a centerboard made by Catalina, but it is too wide to fit. Is there another source for these things, maybe from an aftermarket supplier? Thanks.
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