Recent content by Clarke Farrer

  1. Clarke Farrer

    Have you named your boat?

    My Capri came with the name "Pinwheel" I assume because of the multi colored mainsail. Since I work for the Boy Scouts I intend to change the name to "BSAil" but haven't ever gotten around to it.
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    gelcoat cracking

    I have the same problem with my older boat as well. I sealed the cracks with silicone and now wish I hadn't. Over time the silicone has discolored and looks bad. On the other hand, it keeps water out of the cuddy. I'll be interested to see if others have a better solution.
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    What are the holes for?

    Thanks Perfectly logical--thank you Richard--as always, a fount of knowledge. I was pretty sure you would have the answer but I figured if I posted the question other sailors with "mystery holes" might learn something also.
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    Sailing Stories

    Come Sail Away Living just a couple miles from Grapevine Lake in Texas gives me the opportunity to go sailing almost every weekend (if I can sneak away when my wife isn’t looking). Grapevine Lake is a great place to sail and there are almost always several sailboats plying the waters. This...
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    What are the holes for?

    My C14 has two holes in the forward part of the cockpit, near the hatch opening, just below the bench seats, one on each side. I recall when I first started using the boat there was a cord or bungee stretched between the holes but by the time I bought the boat the cord was gone and I can't...
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    Looking of a Capri 14.2 Mast

    Looking for a Capri 14.2 Mast I am looking for a used mast for a Capri 14.2 sailboat.
  7. Clarke Farrer

    Hey everybody :)

    Thanks for the replies! I'll call and get a price for a new mast. My sons are going to help pay for it. We live very close to Grapevine Lake, near the DFW Airport, and that's where we have been sailing.
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    Hey everybody :)

    Mixed Blessing I forgot to log in. I'm new at this.