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PNW Wind Storm

Discussion in 'San Juan Sailboats' started by Chevy1217, Oct 15, 2016. Add this thread to a FAQ

  1. Chevy1217

    Chevy1217

    Joined Oct 1, 2015
    63 posts, 2 likes
    Clark San Juan 30
    US Ferndale Wa Blaine WA
    image.jpg Here is what happens when some wind catches a slight flaw in your Fureled Head Sail. Wind was around 60 when I took the pick Thank God for full coverage insurance.
     


  2. Stu Jackson

    Stu Jackson

    Joined Feb 26, 2004
    19,182 posts, 294 likes
    Catalina 34
    US C34 San Francisco
    It's blowin' up here now, too, gonna get much worse later. I doubled my dock lines, added a forward spring, tied down the dinghy on the foredeck with twice as many lines, pulled up the boarding step and stowed the foot pad that was on the dock. Fingers crossed. It's going to be a long night for some.
     


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  3. jssailem

    jssailem

    Joined Oct 22, 2014
    2,051 posts, 347 likes
    CAL 35 Cruiser
    US Salem, Moored Port Everett WA
    Well the wind down here in Oregon just stepped up. We have heavy rain now blowing through at about 45 degrees. The house gutters are going to get full quickly at this pace.
     


  4. Hello Below

    Hello Below

    Joined May 7, 2012
    397 posts, 14 likes
    Hunter e33
    CA Maple Bay, BC
    The folks on Vancouver Island are fortunate that the low zigged instead of zagged. But I see a t-shirt in the making.

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  5. jssailem

    jssailem

    Joined Oct 22, 2014
    2,051 posts, 347 likes
    CAL 35 Cruiser
    US Salem, Moored Port Everett WA
    Way too funny.
     


  6. jlp0217

    jlp0217

    Joined Jun 27, 2014
    82 posts, 4 likes
    Jeanneau Moorings International 50
    US Everett
    Where can I get the T-Shirt?
     


  7. jssailem

    jssailem

    Joined Oct 22, 2014
    2,051 posts, 347 likes
    CAL 35 Cruiser
    US Salem, Moored Port Everett WA
    Jlp
    I think you will need to take the image down to to print shop and have it done. Or maybe that TV infomercial is still selling do it yourself kits.
    It is funny. Gives me a smile.
     



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