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 Post subject: Eye Candy
PostPosted: Mon Jan 01, 2018 7:39 am 
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Here is a recent photo of my new top down furling spinnaker designed by Randy Symth. My catamaran is a vintage 1989 Hobie 21SE. And new (last Christmas) jib sail is from Chip @ Whirlwind Sail. My old main sail (1994) is from Don @ Salty Dog



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Note the beverage holder I added to the wing. I installed two per wing and two on the tramp.

I think that is Bob Curry in the back ground on his A cat....

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 Post subject: Re: Eye Candy
PostPosted: Mon Jan 01, 2018 7:43 am 
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 Post subject: Re: Eye Candy
PostPosted: Wed Jan 03, 2018 9:42 am 
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Please tell me you're bringing this to New Buffalo or Muskegon this summer for a CRAM event

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 Post subject: Re: Eye Candy
PostPosted: Thu Jan 04, 2018 7:28 am 
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Thanks for the invite!

I am recovering from a total knee replacement which means, I am learning to walk again kind of stuff. So this 2018 sailing season my focus is to rebuild my strength and agility.

So, let me just attend and keep out of the way of the boats racing. I will update my calendar with CRAM events and make an effort to join in. CRAM will be a good fit for us logistically. :)

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 Post subject: Re: Eye Candy
PostPosted: Thu Jan 18, 2018 7:29 am 
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When you want to sell....Let me know!!


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 Post subject: Re: Eye Candy
PostPosted: Tue Jan 23, 2018 6:08 am 
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This is how I keep my boat above the rocky shoreline at my sailing club.


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 Post subject: Re: Eye Candy
PostPosted: Sun Feb 11, 2018 3:23 pm 
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Where did you get the drink holders? You just lace the lines around the part sticking. Slow the tramp, or are they shallow enough to not hit the lines? How do you anchor the rollers on the beach?

I like the spin setup; looks like a clean install.

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 Post subject: Re: Eye Candy
PostPosted: Mon Feb 12, 2018 2:44 am 
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Where did you get the drink holders?...I had them custom made by a friend @ my sailing club...pricey but worth it. I purchased the mesh, vinyl, glue and thread from Sailrite. There are two drink holder per wing seat and two more on the tramp on the back corners right where I sit on light wind days.

How do you anchor the rollers on the beach?....they are very heavy and hold it self in place unless the lake has a lot of chop. Once I installed cradles on the trailer forward cross bar I ended up with an extra set of heavy duty double rollers that I made back in '89. So I mounted them on a 2" X 10" treated board. I can move the cradles to match any other boats hulls center line.So them work for my 16 too. My wooden cradles are also heavy enough to remain where I put them, right at the waters edge. I have actually sailed right on to the rollers and landed on the wooden cradles much to everyone surprise. :D
It is amazing what a few beers allow you to do.... :lol:

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