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    My "new" Capri Omega 14

    Omega 14 Diagram I've been meaning to post this diagram of a rigged Omega. Happy sailing. -V
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    Dimples on the hull

    Dimples on Hull More than likely, the dimples are the result of foam degradation. There are blocks of foam between the deck and the hull that can become dislodged or waterlogged. Don't be shocked: this is a common problem with older boats. First, try installing trailer bunks shaped like the...
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    Main Sail for Omega 14

    Omega 14 mainsail The Capri 14 mainsail not fit. Schurr Sails seems to have the best price for the Omega 14.
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    Capri Omega Wanted

    Omega Sale Ad I have white hull/red cockpit now. I'm looking for everything white. For your local ads try listing under "Capri 14". I don't think your price is necessarily bad, depending on the condition. A white/light blue Omega sold in Manville, Texas for around $1,100. Be patient. -Vomega
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    Capri Omega Wanted

    I'm looking for another Omega 14 in good condition. Must have white hull & white deck. Call (513) 755-8760, Cincinnati, Ohio.
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    straightening a bent mast?

    Mast Straightening Before buying a new mast, it might be worthwhile contacting a machine shop in your area. As a last ditch effort, you may even try straightening it yourself using a hydraulic jack and some shaped 2x4s for a jig. Insert a steel rod in the luff groove to avoid crushing it...
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    Boomkicker Installation

    Installing Sail Slugs You can order from Sail Rite by phone (260) 693-2242 or internet www. sailrite.com. Ask for a catalog with your order. The catalog has info on installing sail slugs, and it states that for daysailers the grommet-less shackles are fine. Here's what you need. For the...
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    Boomkicker Installation

    You can order from Sail Rite by phone (260) 693-2242 or internet www. sailrite.com. Ask for a catalog with your order. The catalog has info on installing sail slugs, and it states that for daysailers the grommet-less shackles are fine. Here's what you need. For the Omega I used 9 of each. For...
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    Boomkicker Installation

    Boomkicker on Omega 14 I installed the boomkicker on my Omega 14--without modifications. According to Boomkicker, the first unit was designed for the 14.2 but maybe they meant the Omega. Anyway, it works as great as others have attested to. I've also installed slugs and slides on the...
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