Recent content by spoons

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    Jib Halyard question

    I think it is two lines in the rigging diagram: one line attaches to the head of the jib, runs through the block near the top of the mast, then down and dead-ends to a block with becket. The other line is dead-ended at the other end of the block, runs through the middle of the cleat, up through...
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    Replacing the Running Rigging

    I nearly lost a clevis pin and bracket that was attached to my forestay while trailering. The clevis pin was attached with one of these "ring dings" which must have fallen out due to vibration. It got me thinking about what a disaster it would be to lose one while sailing. I ordered some clevis...
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    Transporting and Storing

    Some good solutions that don't require welding are at the end of this thread: