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Sails & Equipment for Sale
01/17/20 12:19 AM
Hi Russ,
My apologies for this slow reply - got sidetracked by the chaos of the holidays. You are more than generous, and I would be happy to accept your offer. However, I am in North Carolina until Early May and won’t be able to meet you in Newton.
I would be happy to pay for shipping, if you have a chance to drop them at a UPS store. They can pack and shipping such things. If you send me the phone number of one near you, I could call them and arrange for payment of charges and - hopefully - make this crazy idea work.
There’s certainly no rush, so please think about this and let me know.
Many thanks,
Bill Veno
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The Boat, Sails and Equipment
01/10/20 06:31 PM
Jon - what hull number did you get? We want to make sure you get in the fleet database.
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Looking to Buy Something
01/05/20 02:51 AM
I have a good UK #1 for sale. Email me at buydosfamily@comcast.net

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The Boat, Sails and Equipment
01/04/20 08:53 PM
Hi David,

Rereading your detailed answer from a few years back.
Did you (need to) add the harken halyard deflector to prevent twists upstairs?
And if you did, did you have to change your OD #1 luff to work around it?

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The Boat, Sails and Equipment
01/03/20 06:53 PM
If anyone is interested, I'm [slowly] working on a Sketchup 3D model of the 1982 interior. Because I own a boat, I can't afford the pro version of sketchup, so it'll be a little rough, but should be darn close (can't do curves). I'll post it here when it's finished.
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Sails & Equipment for Sale
01/02/20 03:18 PM
email sent

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The Boat, Sails and Equipment
12/29/19 06:08 PM
Originally Posted by Rob Van Name
I bought two Duracell AGM group 24 batteries from Batteries+ for about $198 each. The Optima yellow top batteries lasted about 8 years. Life on a trickle charger is good.

12/19 Update: one of the Duracell AGM group 24 batteries lost capacity after two years ( but not enough for warranty coverage ). The symptom was low voltage warning on chart plotter after two hour day sail. The batteries were actually one year old when I bought them. For reliability I replaced them with two Gel cell group 24 that were manufactured in November 2019.
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The Boat, Sails and Equipment
12/28/19 04:25 PM
Thanks for the details, Bill. Sad to hear that they had such trouble staying in business.

I have an idea for crafting my own hatch liners. I'll work on developing them and upload what I come up with.

Good luck & happy sailing!
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The Boat, Sails and Equipment
12/20/19 02:53 PM
I switched from a straight to a S tiller 5 years ago: https://store.ruddercraft.com/index.php?route=product/product&path=181_40&product_id=78

Quite please with the tiller (not their varnish - had to redo it after two years): since then nice.
The S form makes a huge difference to be able to sit at the helm with the autopilot helming, keeping your knees out of the way.
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