Recent content by Jim Ach

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    For Sale: Capri 14.2 Mod-1 for sale

    C-14.2 for sale Yes - its still available. Thursday this week is not good. What other day works for you? Please contact me. Jim Ach 310-822-0294 or jimach2@yahoo.com. Thanks. Jim.
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    For Sale:  Capri 14.2 Mod-1 for sale

    My Capri 14.2 with trailer is for sale. 1986 Mod-1, hull #1303. In excellent condition, no hull blisters or problems. Two set of racing sails. New mast this year. New shrouds 2 years ago. Trailer has 12" wheels with Bearing Buddies for easy towing. Always stored dry on trailer with cover...
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    Wanted: Capri 14 w/trailer-San Diego Area

    Capri 14.2 for sale. My Capri-14.2 is for sale. Excellent condition for a 1986 Mod-1. Hull #1303. New mast. Two sets of racing sails. Shrouds replaced two years ago. Trailer has 12" wheels for easy towing. Always stored dry on trailer under a cover. Complete with all lines, etc. I am in...
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    Fall is here...

    Dave, we sail Thursday evenings in Marina Del Rey all summer long, in temperatures in the 60s and 70s. The appropriate attire depends a lot on your internal themostat and how hard you're working. Because we're racing, I expend a lot a BTUs and am completely comfortable in a T-shirt and PFD...
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    Centerboard control /hold down

    hatch cover Larry, I too am taken with your hatch cover and would like to make one for myself. It looks like you make it from solid teak. Is that right? Did you use any plywood? How did you attach the inside "box" to the cover? It looks like you used angle-drilled screws. Is that...
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    whisker pole

    I used hi-tech line – Spectra or Vectran or some such – about 3/32 inch diameter. Plenty strong enough, but inspect every so often to make it isn’t being cut. Tie a small loop in one end of the small line using a bowline, wrap the loop around the middle of the jibsheet, pass the free...
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    whisker pole

    Another method: instead of attaching the sheet directly to the jib, tie a short length of small-diameter, STRONG line between the center of the jibsheet and the jib cringle. Then clip the whisker pole to the small line. The only problem: the knots in the small line get pretty hard, but I leave...
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