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    Replacing the main sheet cleat

    Hey all, I have a Sirius 21. The main sheet cleat is attached to a circular block of wood, which is mounted on to the transom. The block of wood rotted out and the cleat in not secure anymore. Has anyone had this problem and how did you fix it? There does not seem to be any way to access the...
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    New/replacement sails for sirius 21

    I know Santa just came, but I am already planning for next Christmas. I would like to replace the main and jib on my sirius 21. I am using the original Storer (sp?) sails. I really like them but the patching and the re-grommeting of the jib is getting a bit much. Any recommendation on source...
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    Reefing the jib

    Took the Sirius 21 out for a sail yesterday. It was blowing 10-15kts with gust up to what seemed to be the 25-30 kts range. So we decided to reef the jib for the first time. The two reefing lines/straps worked ok, but the clew end was definitely flapping about. Thinking about using an...
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    Size of block and pulley for main sheet

    Can anyone tell me the size of the fiddle block and pulley they use for their main sheet system. I am trying to order online to save money and the sizes do not mean a lot to me. On a side note: This is the first time I have had to buy sailing hardware and I am experiencing sticker shock. $20...
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    Main sheet arrangement

    Hey everybody, I just put my new to me sirius 21(1978) in the water today. There was some block and tackle on the boat that I assumed was for the main sheet. Upon closer inspection, not so. So we rigged up a line through a shackle hooked to the end of the boom and then lead back to the...
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    Closing sink through hull

    Hey everybody, I am now the owner of a brand new used Sirius 21 (1978). I keep in the water and will be using during the winter months here in NY. The sink through hull makes me a little nervous. We just do day sailing in the winter and have no use for the sink. Has anyone closed that...