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by JCPH3
Tue Jul 14, 2020 7:15 pm
Forum: Performance & Tuning
Topic: Raise the Furler
Replies: 4
Views: 913

Raise the Furler

Have adjusting shrouds lately and searching forum for advice, im sailing in pretty light winds and i was thinking ive got her too stiff. Anyways.. Came across an old post where someone mentioned the addition of a chain plate to raise the furler keeping the head sail off the pulpit. I'm intrigued, is...
by JCPH3
Thu Dec 19, 2019 7:19 am
Forum: MacGregor Powersailor Discussion
Topic: 26M fuel tank
Replies: 24
Views: 3230

Re: 26M fuel tank

:tat: You can find many 4 to 6 gal tanks that will fit under the seat in tandem. BWY will sell you the straps to hold them in place. I kept the original 12 gal on one side but only fill it for extended trips.
by JCPH3
Wed Sep 04, 2019 10:29 am
Forum: Trailers & Towing
Topic: New winch for 2007 Al trailer
Replies: 7
Views: 2770

Re: New winch for 2007 Al trailer

kurz wrote:
Wed Aug 21, 2019 11:37 pm
If you have the stock trailer with the ledder watch the the crank is at the right side.
Good tip, my ladder is on the port side so the one i originally looked at wouldnt have worked. Thx
by JCPH3
Wed Aug 14, 2019 1:28 pm
Forum: MacGregor Powersailor Discussion
Topic: Upgrade already?
Replies: 40
Views: 8172

Re: Upgrade already?

Where are you sailing in Lake Erie that your getting 20mph winds and big waves? Were sailing out of Brest Bay on the western shore and rarely see those conditions. Erie can get choppy due to its shallow depth but 3 footers are rare. Make sure the ballast is completely full. A half filled tank is wor...
by JCPH3
Wed Aug 14, 2019 10:35 am
Forum: Performance & Tuning
Topic: Need advise on rigging new jib
Replies: 3
Views: 2262

Need advise on rigging new jib

:macm: Recently purchased a new jib and will be running it up my cdi 2 furler this saturday. Any tips, tricks potential pitfalls would be appreciated.
Thx, John
by JCPH3
Wed Jun 26, 2019 3:14 pm
Forum: Performance & Tuning
Topic: Great Lakes water level
Replies: 5
Views: 3135

Re: Great Lakes water level

I can attest, Our slip in Lake Erie is at least 3 ft up from last year.
On the plus side I can float my :macm: right up to the grass and pin the furler while standing rather than hanging off the bow and performing the feat upside down! 8)