Recent content by Roy Graves

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    Considering making sails smaller

    Thank-you for all the help I would like to thank everyone who offered advice. Sounds like some good ideas. Much appreciated. Roy
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    Considering making sails smaller

    I am considering sending my sails to a sail shop to have both the mainsail and furling jib made smaller. Does anyone have any experience in using sails that are smaller than the standard size? Reason for change: I am an inland sailer. On many days the windspeed can be 15 to 25 mph. With...
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    Ideas for building a dolly?

    Hi Steve and ncpirate, Thank-you very much for your ideas. I really appreciate the help. Roy
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    Ideas for building a dolly?

    I would like to build a dolly to take our boat out of the lake, up onto the beach at night. I was thinking of building a wood frame and mounting 4 small wheels that would be wide enough so they wouldn't sink into the sandy beach (not a railroad track type of system). The dolly would make...
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    Want to see/sail a Capri 14.2

    I am exploring the suitability of the Capri 14.2 as a family sailboat. As part of my research, I have done some reading about the boat, and corresponded with some owners by e-mail. In order to finalize my decision to buy, it would be helpful to actually see one, or even better, to have a...
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