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    Sorry I'm late to the party. We repaint the bottom every two years at Granville Island. Ashamed to admit I don't ask what brand/type...
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    YVRguy replied to the thread Hanging Bimini.
    @Ralph Johnstone his tweet isn't aging well... 3rd heatwave this summer. I'm dying on my boat without cover.
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    YVRguy replied to the thread Hanging Bimini.
    Ralph,
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    YVRguy replied to the thread wing on wing sailing.
    A preventer is an obvious precaution so I won't belabour that point but here's another thought: In many downwind or broad reach...
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    YVRguy replied to the thread iNavX Problems.
    I have solved the problem with the help of iNavX support. There is a useful Track function that keeps a record on the chart of your...
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    YVRguy posted the thread iNavX Problems in Ask All Sailors.
    Hey folks. For those here who use iNavX on an iPhone for charts, has anyone had problems with it freezing up for periods of time? I...
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    YVRguy reacted to Richard19068's post in the thread Sailing Hammock with Like Like.
    That's essentially the way I do it. The aft end is attached to the mast and the forward end attached around the furled jib but the...
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    YVRguy replied to the thread Sailing Hammock.
    Yeah, I scoffed at first but this may be the ticket. Thanks for the suggestion
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    YVRguy replied to the thread Sailing Hammock.
    This could be a winner. Assuming I can master the "alpine butterfly." Thanks for the input!
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    YVRguy replied to the thread Sailing Hammock.
    Thanks for your thoughts on attaching to the forestay but what about the pulpit? Ours has a cross bar near the tip that would be perfect.
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    YVRguy replied to the thread Sailing Hammock.
    Hmm this seemed very promising until Larry's response.
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    YVRguy reacted to Scott T-Bird's post in the thread Sailing Hammock with Like Like.
    Being concerned about the furling headsail, I would hang one end from a halyard and use a strap to confine the halyard to the forestay...
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    YVRguy reacted to Captain Larry-DH's post in the thread Sailing Hammock with Like Like.
    The tension on the headstay is multiplied from pulling a perpendicular load (hammock). Here is a calculator...
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    YVRguy replied to the thread Sailing Hammock.
    Thanks, as I mentioned I have a furling headsail so tying to the forestay is a little more tricky
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    YVRguy posted the thread Sailing Hammock in Ask All Sailors.
    No, this is not about my onboard choice in swimsuits. I've long thought about buying a hammock for the boat to mount on the deck when...