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'78 C25 Swing Keel

Discussion in 'Smaller Boats' started by knotFarmin, Jul 8, 2018. Add this thread to a FAQ

  1. knotFarmin

    knotFarmin

    Joined Jul 8, 2018
    2 posts, 0 likes
    Catalina 25' Swing Keel
    Knot Farmin' US Fond Du Lac
    Hi all,

    Was hoping for some help/info... I've got a '78 25 Swing Keel. I'm pretty sure each of the six shrouds is loose, and was hoping someone could tell me what tension they should be at?

    Thanks!
     


  2. JanErik

    JanErik

    Joined May 4, 2018
    18 posts, 6 likes
    Catalina 25 SV
    Pon Farr US Colorado
    The Catalina 25 website & forum is super active. That's why there is no Catalina 25 specific section here.
    Go here:

    http://www.catalina-capri-25s.org


    There is a tuning guide on that website, but to quickly answer, no your shrouds shouldn't all be loose.
    I have a Catalina 25 Swing Keel and the downwind shrouds shouldn't be tight while sailing according to Catalina.
     


  3. knotFarmin

    knotFarmin

    Joined Jul 8, 2018
    2 posts, 0 likes
    Catalina 25' Swing Keel
    Knot Farmin' US Fond Du Lac
    Thanks!
     



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