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    Last time I had to do some work at mast-top my 14 year-old 45kg grand-daughter offered to go... to all would-be winch grinders!! If you...
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    When I purchased my 2009 Bénéteau 31 in 2008, the Océanis nomenclature was used on the European boats only. At some point the Marion...
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    Caboteur replied to the thread Splicing 8 plait to chain.
    It all depends on your knnes, back and budget! I had a Lofrans manual windlass on my last boat, C&C Landfall 38. When I purchased the 31...
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    Caboteur replied to the thread Splicing 8 plait to chain.
    Both Samson and Premium ropes have very good « Youtube » instruction videos. Google « 8 plait rope splice ». I would splice directly to...
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    The Goïot windlass is calibrated for either size 8 or 10 chain... for USA size 5/16 or 3/8 it is at best an imperfect fit. I once had a...