· Sail No. 1591
· Original mainsail & jib in very good condition
· All new running rigging
· Garaged in off season
· Sailed only in fresh water
· Self bailing cockpit
§ Rudder with tiller & extension
§ Center board
§ Boom Vang
How high above the base of the mast should the boom be attached? I have a 1987 Capri with its original sails. The boom is attached to the mast at a point 24" above the base of the mast and as a result the top of the mainsail is about 6-10" below the top of the mast when it is fully raised. Can...
Your message was prophetic but alas too late. After removing the uncoated boat from the water and pressure washing and scrubbing off algae and scum buildup a large number of small blisters were observed on the hull. After reading numerous internet articles on blistering (causes, repair options...
I've had my Capri docked all summer in a fresh water lake. The hull has considerable algae on it and I would like recommendations on the best way to clean it after I pull it out and trailer it home before storing it for the winter.
Can you be more specific about what a tiller tamer is? I have run a bungi cord around the tiller handle and the rear hiking strap as a means of keeping the tiller from moving but I'm sure there is a better way.
After years of sailing a single sail Sunfish I now am the happy owner of a Capri 14.2 which I sail on an inland lake in Ohio. We keep the boat at a dock and use an electric trolling motor to get away from and return to the slip. Once out in the clear we raise the sails. I've been hoisting the...