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  • FEMALE BOAT OWNERS AND SAILORS

    100 members Latest Activity: Nov 29, 2013 THIS IS A GROUP FOR US GALS, TO SHARE IN THE JOYS OF SAILING...AND THE NOT SO JOYS....POST PICTURES...SHARE TIPS...WELCOME

  • Galveston Bay & Texas Coastal Sailors

    38 members Latest Activity: Jun 19 For Galveston Bay and Texas Coast Sailors to share sailing stories, trips on ICW, good and bad anchorages, events and plan raft-ups, etc.

  • Sailing Singles

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

  • Sensible Small Boat Cruising

    108 members Latest Activity: Nov 29, 2013 A group to discuss cruising in small boats. (25-36 feet). That's not set in stone, but I'm partial to that kind of cruising.

  • 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.

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…"
21 hours ago
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23 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…"
Thursday
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! "
Aug 17
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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