My pop top is held by a wingnut on a bolt through a square piece like yours.
The bottom bolt on your keel trunk is what the keel swivels on. Top hole is for a lockdown bolt. This should be aluminum so it can sheer.
The open cubby on aft starboard side is for your fuel tank.
I've had my Sirius...
This is your typical Sirius keel winch. They do not lock or ratchet like a boat winch. Keel winch has a clutch that allows you to raise or lower under control stopping where you like. It won't fall if you let go of the handle. Facing aft counter-clockwise to lower and clockwise to raise.
I sail a Sirius 21 swing keel in Manitoba. When I first bought this, my first sailboat, I loved the idea of trailering to different lakes.
However we have a wonderful club on a 10 Nautical Mile lake. My boat never leaves the water from May until October. With my boat is in a slip, after a...
Daryl from Manitoba here. I bought my first sailboat this spring, 1977 Sirius 21, and love it. I am going to pull it out of the lake today & maybe get one more sail in.
There are lots of pictures on the yahoo group site sirius owners.
I post pics of "island Time" on...
I am a new owner of a 1977 Sirius 21. I have a question for the group.
All of my holds seam to have a strong fibreglass (resin) smell.
I hate to put any PFDs or dishes or anything in the holds that will pick up this
Is this common? Is there a way to remedy this?
I have a 1977 Sirius 21. One of the side stays has a kink in it and should be replaced.
Does anyone know where I can find the measurement/specification for the stays. I hate to have to take the mast down just to measure then put it back up again.
My 1977 Serious 21 has a mechanical VDO Sumlog and the impeller is broken. Any idea if I can just replace the impeller or do I have to replace the whole unit? If I have to replace it what type should I use?