haven't been out of the freak'n slip yet...waiting on a new outboard....and waiting... going nutz! Hope you're sailing yourself silly!! :-) Plus lousy weather here..like raining everyday just about. :-(
Wow cool, spinnaker will be fun. Only took one spin class on lake..on a light wind day..figures... got it flying tho and had to have launch bring us back..lol. If all goes well with gasket replacing, i might try to find two opening ports used for the head for a later in the summer projects..maybe..depends how brave i get and if I don't drop any of the cabin ports in the drink.. :-) ttyl going to boat in a couple of hours with long underwear on...weather sux!!!!! Terri
Can't remember if it was you who told me about replacement kit for port windows on my boat...thought I saved site in favorites, no luck...went to Cat. Direct not there either.... Oooooo love this guy doing this song.... hope u r having a wonderful weekend...i'm still looking for my mast gate..lol
God your boat is gorgeous! That's cruising in style! How well does she sail? I still have vey little experience to draw on as of yet, and as such have very little by which to measure by. I can tell that she's very well appointed from the C-42 brochures we have at CD.
"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