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PIPE DREAM and CAN DRAC are now friends
Dec 23, 2009
PIPE DREAM updated their profile
Dec 22, 2009
CAN DRAC left a comment for PIPE DREAM
"So good to hear from you, Gordon! What are you still doing in Lagos? Don't be shy, come on in to the Med. We're throwing a party!"
Aug 14, 2009
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Aug 14, 2009
PIPE DREAM commented on CAN DRAC's blog post Trapped by the magic of Sicily
"Lovely to read your blog. I still have video of the splendid drinks party aboard Cran Drac in Lagos, hope to catch up with you sometime. Gordon/Pipe Dream"
Aug 14, 2009
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Aug 14, 2009

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Profile Type:
Sailor
Homeport:
Chichester
About Me:
Retired Orthopaedic Surgeon. YM. radio ham.
Current location:
Lagos, Portugal
Destinations visited:
Continental Europe, Whitsundays, Florida, Circum UK 2005, ARC 2006, Caribbean cruising 3 years, ARCE 2009
Looking to:
Having a rest!

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At 4:27pm on August 14, 2009, CAN DRAC said…
So good to hear from you, Gordon! What are you still doing in Lagos? Don't be shy, come on in to the Med. We're throwing a party!
 
 
 

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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
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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…"
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…"
Friday
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…"
Friday
Bruce Bogdanoff replied to foster's discussion Spinakker halyard chafe in the group Beneteau 40 & 43
"I have a pole lift that goes to the pulley (Reel?) below the bracket that captures the Gennaker Halyard. I also have chafe on the line and on my second spinnaker line. The first one was replaced under warrenty as the chafe occurred within a year of…"
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foster added a discussion to the group Beneteau 40 & 43
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Spinakker halyard chafe

Hello,As many of you I guess the spinaker halyard ruptured from chafe on the ring that guides down near the mast a little above the frontstay.Did any of you modify this to minimize the chafe? Do you also use the spare reel next probably for pole toplift ?Any suggestions or pictures would be very welcomed.For the moment trying to dry the chute in the garden....ThanksDenisSee More
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