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October 2010 Blog Posts (4)

surface de voile et vent

bonjour à tous , j écris en français , mon anglais etant trop mauvais pour poser des questions techniques.mais il y aura peut etre quelques francophones qui me liront.

je navigue sur un pahi 42 et voudrai savoir à quel moment les pocesseurs de ce type de bateau reduissent la surface de leurs voiles , avant "serenité" je naviguai sur un monocoque et il etait facile de savoir quand réduire ou augmenter , mais maintenant , c est un peu au feeling , si vous avez un petit tableau avec d un coté… Continue

Added by jean philippe desfarges on October 24, 2010 at 12:28pm — 3 Comments

Element's blog continued


Added by Brandon Gamble on October 12, 2010 at 1:50am — No Comments

Koh Samui Thailand

Checked out of Thailand today, ready to leave early Sunday for Terengganu, Malaysia.

Harbour Master wanted 1000Bhat, no receipt. When pushed it was for an "engineer", naturally no engineer had seen us so he didn't get his 1000Bhat. Customs was sweet and so was Immigration, although took a while as the final signature was on condition that he showed me his house plans on the computer :-)

Took Kate from Amandla II for some fruit at the Market across the bay from Boh Phut, actually… Continue

Added by Cooper Dan on October 1, 2010 at 10:30am — 2 Comments

Islander 55 Rudder lashings

We needed to repair the SB rudder as it had developed a crack on the leading edge.

I was a little apprehensive. But as the images show is a relatively straight forward job to reinstall.
The rudder needs to be hung up, loosely with the lashings.
Then braced and centered.
The gap at the bottom is slightly oversized.
Start at the top and work down.
We have a a bit of hardwood shaped like a leg? bone that is used to lever the lashing…

Added by Cooper Dan on October 1, 2010 at 8:30am — No Comments

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