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    Weekend Sailing Report!

    I don't have any yet but I will take some pics and give you a description ASAP.
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    Weekend Sailing Report!

    Finally got out on the water for some sailing! According to the GPS, we traveled over 15nm and had a top speed of 5.7 knots in 10-15 winds. Crew got a chance to hike out during some of the gusts. Practiced the basics of running at all points of sail, tacking, jibes (mostly controlled), and...
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    Roller furler problem

    Great job! I made my furler out of pvc pipe. When it breaks I will have no one to blame but myself! :rolleyes:
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    Fraying Lines

    Fusing the ends is definitely the easiest method. However, I cheated. I brought a spool of line and a list of the required lengths to our Boy Scout meeting and let the boys practice doing whippings for a real life situation. :D Haven't had any come apart yet so I guess we taught them well. Steven
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    Lifting with Davit

    Here are some pictures as promised. Slight learning curve on the photo upload. Thanks again for the advice! Steven
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    Lifting with Davit

    Thanks for your answers! Once I get mine up on the davit I will try posting some pics. Thanks Steven
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    Lifting with Davit

    I'm trying to use a davit so I can store the boat on a trailer in my backyard and just lift it up and drop it right in the harbor when I'm ready to go. Any suggestions for mounting points on the boat? Think the shroud plates would be strong enough? Or maybe the hiking strap connection at the...
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    Lifting with Davit

    Anybody out there pull your 14.2 up with a davit? If so can you show me some pics or explain your lift harness/spreader bar setup to me? Thanks a bunch! Steven
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