Ah, okay. Thank you. I think I'll begin by trying a heat gun.
We're getting so close to sailing this boat, and now Sunday we're leaving on an extended sea kayaking trip. It will be a week and a half or more before I can return to this forum and get back to work on the boat.
(Got my traveler rigged up. Thanks!)
The only outstanding issue with our new to us Omega 14 (at this point, that I'm aware of...) is that the kick-up rudder (wood) is frozen in its metal housing. I can loosen the locking lever right off of it and it won't move. There's some corrosion on the...
If I'm understanding this text, it would seem to argue for some way to handily adjust the length/height of the traveler line, such as a cam cleat. But is it suggesting tying a loop in the traveler line, to hold to the traveler block in the middle?
So glad to have found this forum. My wife and I just bought our first sailboat, a 1980 Omega 14 that had been garaged for a very long time in good condition. Just got it home and rigged it up for the first time and have ordered a few odds and ends for it: replacement blocks for the...