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June 2013 Blog Posts (3)

Back online after a LONG time with an interesting bogus link!

 I haven't had a computer for about 3 months so I haven't been able to blog.  And then there was that pesky writer's block I have suffered from for the past year.  Back in the saddle again with a refurbished Dell laptop that I am finding AWESOME for the money.

 

I continue in my attempts to single-hand the Owl.  I am still practicing manuvering into my slip at the end of an afternoon sail, but I just need more confidence through practice.  Still earning my Captain's hat, but…

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Added by Charlotte Radford on June 11, 2013 at 6:00pm — 2 Comments

Selling my boat Brianne

After struggling with this we are selling our Beneteau 405M  OC400.  You can see her listed with Whitaker Yacht Sales at this link:

 

http://www.whiteakeryachtsales.com/bl-2420-Brianne.aspx

 

Anyone who knows of someone looking for a great boat can contact the broker.  Your help is greatly appreciated.

 

Brian

sv.brianne@gmail.com

Added by Brian Wanamaker on June 11, 2013 at 12:09pm — No Comments

Centering Clamp on a jib furling system

Can anyone share any tips on how best to install a centering clamp on a jib furling system? Thanks!

Added by Manolo on June 7, 2013 at 6:43pm — No Comments

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