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Bill Derr
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  • Harpers Ferry, WV
  • United States
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Amelia Herbert left a comment for Bill Derr
"Hello dear,I'm Amelia by name,I have something very important to discuss with you,please kindly email be back(amelia_herbert23@yahoo.com)I will be waiting to hear from you soon.Thanks"
Oct 4, 2012
Bill Derr commented on Ocnvoyager's group Key West Lovers
"Any local knowledge for sailing in and around KW, the keys in general for that matter?  Barb and I just bought a West Wight Potter 15 that opens up cruising areas that we can't get to with our bigger boat.  Mostly I'm looking for…"
Jan 13, 2012
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Jan 13, 2012
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Key West Lovers

This group is for anyone who loves Key West whether you have been there or hope to go.If you want information about KW or have stories to share this is the place.See More
Jan 13, 2012
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Mar 22, 2010
Bill Derr and Derek McCrea are now friends
Mar 22, 2010
Bill Derr is now a member of SeaKnots
Mar 18, 2010

Profile Information

Profile Type:
Sailor
Homeport:
Solomons Island
About Me:
Married to Barb, it’s a rare weekend when we aren’t on our boat. We love to gunk hole, and plan to spend winters in lower latitudes when we retire. We are social animals and love to raft up with other sailors and boaters.
Current location:
Harpers Ferry/Solomons Island
Destinations visited:
Chartered throughout the BVI's, will explore USVI this summer. Have sailed the Magothy, Choptank (big and Little),love Pax River, St Leonard Creek
Looking to:
Sail to Cape Charles this summer

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At 1:40pm on October 4, 2012, Amelia Herbert said…

Hello dear,I'm Amelia by name,I have something very important to discuss with you,please kindly email be back(
amelia_herbert23@yahoo.com)I will be waiting to hear from you soon.Thanks

 
 
 

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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…"
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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…"
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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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