Capri 14 details
Forgot to list some details earlier.
This is a 1990 Mod II, sail number 3483. It's in really good shape all over. It has new standing rigging, all sheets and lines are in excellent shape. Sails are typical Catalina, but the jib is quite good (I don't think previous owners...
I emailed with Catalina again today and got the price for a pair of shrouds straightened out. The price is $46.20 as someone said earlier.
Thanks for everyone's help. By the way, they said it might take 3 days to ship so we'll see!
Playing it safe
Thanks for the info. I will contact Catalina again today and double check on the price.
I bought this 1990 model and I'm guessing just from the boat's history that the standing rigging is original. The shrouds "look" okay but it seems like very cheap insurance to replace them.
Gooseneck hole for the cunningham
In the pictures I see in the owner's manual the hole in the gooseneck fitting is shown on the top rather than the bottom.
Does anyone see it the same way when looking at their literature?
mainsail tack to gooseneck
My Mod II has a small screw that is bent at about 45 degrees so that you can easily turn to tighten or loosen. So yes, it's designed to use a small screw/bolt as you describe.
I doubt that there will be much of a tendency to work loose under sail.
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I just bought hull #3483, a 1990 model. I've sailed in the past and the most fun was always a peaceful Sunday afternoon sail. My wife would always fall...
I just bought hull 3483, a 1990 Mod II. The jib halyard doesn't seem to be set up correctly. The halyard has a small block positioned just about in the middle of the halyard. I think that I see how this is supposed to be rigged - I guess the idea is to allow simple adjustment to the jib luff...