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    Adjust lazy jacks while sailing?

    I recently replaced my main the roach was extremely different from the previous sail I had to move the points on the boom where the lazy Jack's gathered the main sail, once I found the right spot I was able to keep the jack lines constant no loosening or tightening with raising and dropping, the...
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    Embarrassing Moments

    hit the Belmar bridge, on a day sail with two other boats, checked the bridge height says 50, radioed two the two other boats what is the bridge height " chart says 50" well i say we are at mid tide I'm 50' from water line should be close from what I think I was taught bridge heights are...
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    Anemometer repair upper Barnagate bay

    yea think I will give them a call I already looked for the loose connection to no avail looks like a nice marina don't think I wanna have to drive that far to get to the boat all the time thanks
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    Window unit air conditioner through quarter berth/lazarette wall?

    I have a small window unit I just put it in the companion way at night cut some boards to go around the sides condensate just runs off the cockpit floor
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    Anemometer repair upper Barnagate bay

    Any one known who I might be able to call to fix my anemometer. I'm in Brick on Metedeconk I think it might be a connection at the mast head but I'm not will or able to get to the top of the mast to check. Thanks
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    I lost a second batten!

    I lost all the battens on my new sail in speaking with my rep there was a double pocket on the sail one for the batten and one for the batten not even sure what the right term is for the strap with the velcro on it I was using the batten pocket to secure it but the strap pocket possibly yours is...
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    Hunter 30. Swimming platform locker

    I occasionally get small amounts of water in there I suspect mine comes from after heavy windy rain storms blowing it up under the lids
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    Sail question

    will do Neptune NJ across the left stern my sailing mates boat is "Cracker Jack" we will be sailing together any sailing markings to help spot you?
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    Sail question

    Scott mostly sail the north end of the bay my marina is on the metedeconk we are actually going down to forked River tomorrow with another Sail boat from my marina 8/7. I also like to sail a loop on weekends anchor up across from old Barney on that west beach where they dredged last year. then...
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    Sail question

    thanks all for the comments this photo was taken after I just raised the sail. ibwas dead into the wind which was extremely light that is why the battens are on different sides of the back stay or caught as stated in sailing it more when I tack the sail easily clears the back stay and doesn't...
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    Sail question

    Recently I purchased a new sail Today I noticed near the head of the sail the leach makes contact with the back stay. This seems like an error to me should the leach be able to make contact with the back stay? Seems like over time the leach will fray
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    How do i fix the fuel guage?

    thanks for the link going to check the float first seeing as I have power and its reading 1/4 not full or empty
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    Manasquan NJ to Block Island

    unfortunately I did not get to make the trip new sails were delayed in delivery. I had some minor repair issues and also unfortunately got called back to work sooner than expected. I no longer have the freedom and time off to make this trip. it was to be for pleasure not a boat delivery. I did...
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    How do i fix the fuel guage?

    Hi all have a 1991 hunter 30 having issues with the fuel guage it registers however it is stuck at a 1/4 tank how do I fix this?
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    Manasquan NJ to Block Island

    thanks for the input I thought about sailing strait through however I do not have crew for a night watch and don't want to stay up all night. not planning on heading out till mid late June but want to go before the kids get out of school so Stuill working on the plans