"Hi Mike, I also own a Pahi 42. I have just read your article "Mother Ocean's Lesson in Survival' I have a question: Where on your boat are the sheet fairleads for your storm jib? Cheers, John Madgwick"
"On our rudders all the metalwork is encased within the rudder. The leading edge where the shaft/tube is, is wrapped round with glass cloth, as is the whole rudder. There are actually no anodes on the hulls anywhere, the only pieces of metal…"
I purchased my Pahi 42 in 2004. 'Splash' was built in Nelson, New Zealand in the late 1990's by Keith and Maddy Rowan. They did a great job and I have had few issues. In 2019 my wife, youngest son and I spent 4 months sailing around the North Island (of NZ). Half way through the trip we had an issue with the metalwork on our port rudder. There are anodes on the base of each skeg and on the base of each rudder. Both the anodes on the port side were used up, the anodes on the starboard side were…See More