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Pretty sure

Yep, I’m pretty much sure the fun is over for this year. I did get out yesterday for what will most likely be my last sailing trip for the season. It was a good day though – temps in the … Continue reading

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Good day

After being sidelined for a while following a small surgery, I finally got back out sailing today. Probably the best day aboard Venti yet. The winds were 10 to 15 mph gusting to 20. Good thing I have the bailing … Continue reading

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The third time is a charm

I’m still toying with this balanced jib, trying to get it right. On the first outing with the new jib – she would not tack at all.  So I moved my pivot point forward about 4 inches, and finally got another try at … Continue reading

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Spring cleaning

Oh how I wish the spring winds would stay around for summer when the water temperature is warmer. It has been just a bit too windy to risk going out until the water warms up some. Too bad 😦 But … Continue reading

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Balanced jib adjustment

Well, I made some adjustments the the jib setup. I had 4 inches available on my bowsprit to move the pivot point forward. I got that done. Trailer sailing in the driveway looks promising, but on the water tests will … Continue reading

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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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