Love to sail and feel the wind blowing through my hair..and listening to the waves as the break against the hull....and listening to thehalliard (sp?) gentlly making music in the harbor at nite as the gentle breeze warms my soul.
Loved my travel aboard the Tall Ship HMS Bounty.2002 Although I took a temporary job as the cook (anything to be aboard)...one would find me at the very top of the mast ...100+ feet up...on my off times!!!!!!!!
Hobart / Michigan City
Bahamas, Florida Keys Lake Michigan
Explore, Discover ..embrace the moments!
Check out some of my favorite photos I posted on Flickr!
karen--ima karen, too-----but i have a35 foot ericson sloop for sale in san diego--is that too far away??
she is being shown by california yacht sales, and is also in yacht world.....take a look at her if you are interested-----very fast sloop.......she is a goood sailor--am only selling because i have a formosa as well.......
"Thanks for all your comments my friends at Seaknots.
The halyard has been rerun without passing through the small stainless steel eye, as seen easily in the pic provided by Chris on 17th August.
All furling now takes place without any undue effort,…"
"Well at least you’ve narrowed it down to the Genoa. I doubt here’s any issue with the hull or running gear. Nor do I think the slight list you have will have an impact either as many boats have the same based on how full the water and or…"
"In the meanwhile, I performed some sailing tests trying to be as impartial as possible.
I was sailing close hauled on the starboard and port side. I used the autopilot steering the boat at 37 degrees to the apparent wind. Apparent wind was 12 to 19…"
"Sounds like your rigging may be in need of tuning?????
(Owned B43#19 for 10 years), Sailed from Mass to Tampa to Bahamas with it, great boat, no major issues at all. Boat has flat bottom basically so no need to put rails in water. I found it a very…"
"I’d also do a test using only the main. The more testing you do the more likely you’ll find the problem. I’d also check to see how much the leeward shrouds sag during all the tests. Let us know what you find. Good luck