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Balanced jib sailing

I got the boat out today for some early season testing with the new balanced jib.  April 18th! – who would’ve thunk it after the crappy winter we have had here! :0 Light winds today – around 7 mph according to … Continue reading

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Raising the balanced jib

Finally got some decent weather to play around with the boat some. I got a pretty good start on fitting the new jib. It seems like it will be OK. The leach of the jib clears the front end of the … Continue reading

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Santa brought a sail!

I got my new sail already from Duckworks. A few days before Christmas! Less than a month, including shipping time – pretty good I’d say. In the meantime a got a plank bowsprit roughed out – it still needs smoothed … Continue reading

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Balance jib sail plan

Still working on this balance(d) jib sail plan, but I think I’m getting close. This I believe is the final rendition – This one adds 10 more square foot of sail area – so a little more speed 🙂 The … Continue reading

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A long winter’s nap

Sadly, by now I have given up all hope of getting out sailing any more this year. Snowflakes falling today, temps in the 2o’s, water temp in the 40’s – yeah I’m pretty sure it’s over 😦 The boat has … Continue reading

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