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Dave Skolnick's Groups (11)

  • Friends of George Town, Bahamas

    25 members Latest Activity: Feb 26, 2013 Join if you spend your winters in George Town or have visited or waited for weather there. Remember the morning cruisers' net, the Chat n' Chill,…

  • MassBaySailors Yahoo E-Group

    15 members Latest Activity: Jul 7 Mass Bay Sailing E-Group Open to ALL who want to share any topic RELATIVE to SAILING Sail Boats Gear Cruising Group Cruises Sail Travel Races…

  • In the Caribbean - 2009-10

    36 members Latest Activity: Nov 29, 2013 Are you or will you be in the Caribbean this winter? Do you have advice on destinations or precautions? Want to meet up with fellow sailors that…

  • Potomac and Chesapeake Sailors

    28 members Latest Activity: Mar 23, 2011 Come forward and be recognized! There are sailors in Northern Virginia, Maryland and Metro DC but they are so spread out. Let's get together here…

  • Catalina Owners: past, present, and future

    54 members Latest Activity: Nov 29, 2013 A place for those who love their Catalinas and want to share their wisdom or gather some.

  • Favorite Cruising Destination!

    24 members Latest Activity: Oct 22, 2011 What's your favorite cruising destination? Please include the following in your post: 1)Cruising Area-North/So Amer, So Pac, Eastern Med, etc.…

  • Zen and the art of sailboat maintenance

    65 members Latest Activity: Dec 22, 2013 Take the best option on sailboat maintenance. Do it yourself, with the help of others.

  • Crew Members

    87 members Latest Activity: Jan 7 This group is open to anybody who is currently working as crew, looking for crewing positions, or looking for crew members.

  • Sailing Singles

    169 members Latest Activity: Nov 29, 2013 Virtual Raft Up for sailing singles to keep in touch & to share experiences, thoughts & ideas

  • Chefs at Sea

    107 members Latest Activity: Jun 9 While you may not be considered a chef in your kitchen, at sea in your galley you are. Join this group and share your stories and recipes from the…

  • Chesapeake Sailors

    56 members Latest Activity: Nov 30, 2013 Interested in sailing the Chesapeake Bay

Latest Activity

Rafa replied to foster's discussion Spinakker halyard chafe in the group Beneteau 40 & 43
"Hi Denis, As you know I'm in the process of installing a furling Spi, so I'm very interested on this topic. Did the halyard broke because of the ring or because of the ufo (hope it is called that way :-)). Another question: could it be…"
13 hours ago
Edward Hart liked S/V Compadre's profile
15 hours ago
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…"
yesterday
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."
Wednesday
Jim Malone posted an event

SEAS Fall Picnic at Haverstraw Marina North Dock

September 28, 2014 from 11am to 5pm
SEAS FALL PICNIC. Sunday September 28th. 11AM to 5PMHaverstraw Marina North Dock 600 Beach Road West Havestraw NYhttp://www.meetup.com/SEAS-Bergen-County-Sailing-Meetup/See More
Tuesday
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…"
Monday
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! "
Sunday
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
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