"I haven't been on here much Roger. I am still sailing. Have my own little boat to go play in when I cant find a big boat to crew on. Glad to hear you are ready to play a bit in the wind. I have a friend in SF area that…"
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I haven't been on here much Roger. I am still sailing. Have my own little boat to go play in when I cant find a big boat to crew on. Glad to hear you are ready to play a bit in the wind. I have a friend in SF area that loves to sail if you want me to hook you up with him. He has has experience.
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…"