You should check out this site more often and join the Female sailors group. We have some good discussions there. I've also posted lots of photos on my page of my 30 years of cruising experience. Check them out.
Hey, cute hat. Tell me more about your life and your boat. I;m new to this site and boats. Got my boat in Feb, now I need to take lessons,,,,,not much sailing experience...I would be honored for you to accept to be my friend....Lola
Hi,I say your posting. I am a retired lawyer with an Irwin 52 sailboat presently in Miami. I am planning to go up the Florida coast then to Georgia and probably South Carolina including the barrier islands. I would like to find a mate to come with me.
How does that sound?
The best way to contact me is at firstname.lastname@example.org.
I hope to hear from you.Dave
New to the water? What's not to love! Like you, I'm looking forward to the day I retire, but I don't foresee installing a putting green on the deck of my boat. Enjoy golf, but don't give up the water. Good to see you on SeaKnots.
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…"
"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…"
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…"
"Reply by foster 1 second ago
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…"