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Comment by LOLA on May 17, 2014 at 11:45am

Just wanted you to know TIDES MARINE refunded me on that shaft.  They altered   for Paul D.  and 5 have been refunded.  I had put on a standard Dripping one we had cut down.,  F30.

Comment by Arthur E Lusignan on December 21, 2011 at 4:52pm

This is my Garry Hoyt designed 28CK "Raven". I am almost 2 years into my restoration. It has the original wrap around sails and wishbones. I am new to sailing . I taught myself the last 2 years on a Dyer 7-11 sailing dinghy. Raven should be back on Narragansett Bay in May 2012 after 5 years on the hard. I can't wait to sail her.

Comment by LOLA on July 14, 2011 at 3:27am
I'd like to share a great video on U Tube by Freedom Owner Lance Ryley:
Comment by LOLA on July 13, 2011 at 5:55am
I had the dripless just installed..bought from Paul Dennis, through Warren Boat Yard, in Warren , RI.
Comment by LOLA on November 5, 2010 at 7:05pm
Yes that is the advice I am receiving, so i will get by for a bit and then spring for a boat buck.
Comment by kenneth John Cooper on November 5, 2010 at 6:54pm
Hi Lola
I have a Hoyt Freedom 33 UK built i fitted a PSS dripless seal 7years ago and have had no problems . I bought it in the US as your prices are much cheaper than the uk and had it sent to my daughter in laws parents in houston and then they sent to UK. Hope this helps John
Comment by LOLA on November 3, 2010 at 12:55pm
Hi,

Question on my packing in Stuffing box


My SB is as tight as can. still leaks too much.

Mechanic says the key does not come out. He wants to slide the engine out to do so.

He will do in the slip.

Why does the key not come out.. Is there a secret? to get the key out? Seems strange that the engine has to be pulled to change the packing.

Those of you in the know, please advise.

Need help and advice.

Thank you, Lola F30
Comment by LOLA on October 20, 2010 at 11:20am
Maybe its time to change the sail lugs on the main, as Bob Weeks suggests,,,before I take the boat out for a few days...I have one broken, which was told no problem when I don't go too far.
Comment by LOLA on June 21, 2010 at 10:58pm
Comment by LOLA on April 18, 2010 at 7:30pm
Freedom for sale
My F33, 1982 Freedom Cat Ketch with wishbone booms at Jacksonville, Fl,
Naval Air Station is now priced for quick sale at 25K.
Call me, John Jones, at 904-424-2490 or e-mail at a1john@comcast. net.
 

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foster replied to foster's discussion Spinakker halyard chafe in the group Beneteau 40 & 43
"Thank you Sam, I think your way is the best modification. Rising the deflection point of the halyard keeps it away from the Profurl swivel head. How did you fix the block to the mast : pop or screws ? Was the mast up ? What is the make or…"
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sam replied to foster's discussion Spinakker halyard chafe in the group Beneteau 40 & 43
"I added a block on the mast above the ring. See attached picture."
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foster replied to foster's discussion Spinakker halyard chafe in the group Beneteau 40 & 43
"Hello Franc, Did you put this block directly on the  "O" ring that originally directed the spinnaker halyard. With the asymmetric spinnaker we have on a Facnor Spinex furling system we have to put a strong tension. Is there a risk…"
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Franc replied to foster's discussion Spinakker halyard chafe in the group Beneteau 40 & 43
"I went up the mast and installed a block to put the halyard through. Problem solved! "
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foster replied to foster's discussion Spinakker halyard chafe in the group Beneteau 40 & 43
"Reply by foster 1 second ago Delete Hello Bruce, Thanks for the answer. I think I am going to modify this Beneteau Z spar set up to improve and diminish chafe and then put a new halyard. Simplest would be to attach a block to the ring. But this…"
Aug 15
foster replied to foster's discussion Spinakker halyard chafe in the group Beneteau 40 & 43
"Hello Bruce, Thanks for the answer. I think I am going to modify this Beneteau Z spar set up to improve and diminish chafe and then put a new halyard. Simplest would be to attach a block to the ring. But this could interfere with the genoa…"
Aug 15
Bruce Bogdanoff replied to Ed English's discussion Tac Failure on Ben 40
"Check you wiring harness on the back of the engine panel. Pull the connectors apart and together several times to remove corrosion. The spray with WD 40 or electronics cleaner. I the put an electrical Dielectric grease  on the connectors before…"
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