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    Doors on sailboats--Do we need them?

    ... and then you can't use that wall for a bookshelf or such:(
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    Doors on sailboats--Do we need them?

    Sounds like the best choice.
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    Rudder position on mac26

    ... and you can also try tightening your fore stay and slaking the back stay. You may need to play with the shrouds a bit also, but that will rake the mast forward a tad and that can also have a big effect on weather helm.
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    Rudder position on mac26

    Regarding weather helm. If your sails are old it is most likely the sails. When I got my H26 it had serious weather helm and I could not control the boat at all in winds over 10 mph. I got a new sail. JOY!!!!! But there are things you can do to help balance the helm. Here is a set of very...
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    Rudder position on mac26

    Thickened epoxy. Don't use Bondo! Bondo expands with water and is not a good choice below the water line. Jamestown Marine is one of my favorite suppliers if you want to mix it up yourself however, you don't have a big area to fill. In the marine section of Walmart, you can find this...
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    How / Where to Sell a New / Unused Sail?

    Craigs List. Post the dimensions and a price.
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    the nothing box....

    wOW Now I understand...:thumbup:
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    Go Navy!

    I'm a VMI fan... We get no love... but coach did get named "Coach of the year". https://vmikeydets.com/sports/football GO KEYDETS!
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    Doors on sailboats--Do we need them?

    They sell something like that at Bed Bath and Beyond to put over sliding patio doors.
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    Doors on sailboats--Do we need them?

    Since this thread started... I'm looking at the transition between my kitchen and living room at home and thinking "I need a pocket door". Damn this forum.....:biggrin:
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    Rudder position on mac26

    I'm not sure if I got this right but it sounded like you said the thin side of your rudder faces forward. That does not sound right. A naca foil produces lift which helps to turn the boat with less drag. But the fat side of the foil needs to face forward. When you turn the rudder to port the...
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    Doors on sailboats--Do we need them?

    But getting back to something serious... I'm surprised that pocket doors never became popular options for a boat.
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    Doors on sailboats--Do we need them?

    Yeah.... or something more subdued like this...
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    Doors on sailboats--Do we need them?

    :plus: