More info needed on dropping the keel
I've read the thread and it has helped but I should have asked a better question. Being some distance from our boat I need to build a parts list, tool list and most important a procedure for dropping this piece of lead. I am mechanically inclined and can...
Obligatto is now 24 yrs young and she's getting a smile in the front of the hull keel joint. we've decided to move her to the coast and this needs to be addressed. so its keel time in real time.
She does have her own cradle so a stand can be fabricated to steady. the keel. Does the mast need...
Her interior is the original oiled mahogany and teak. Any advise? Brand of varnish? I'm wondering about Smith's CPES and any residual oil issues although I can call Smith & Co. for that.
1987 hull #283 35-3
Thanks in advance
Well, we are contimplating a sailing lifestyle change, out of the Great Lakes to the Chesapeake.
Our boat (35/3 1987 ) has always been in fresh water so I need to set her up for a salty life. Any help on her mechanics / electricals /etc.?
Thx in advance.
Myra and Del
My understanding of lift leads me to think airflow is less disupted with a loose foot. Cool! How about outhaul? Is it used enough where I need to consider leading it aft? ours is still on the boom.
I'm an old dingy racer. Sorry for the control issues.
Due to storm damage last July (aka Christmas in July )we're going to buy a new main and we're hearing from our local loft that a loose footed main is the way to go. Any feedback?
Also it would be time to add a cunningham and convert to single line reefing. Our boat is still stock w/slab reefing...