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Posted by: John Cole (IP Logged)
Date: August 30, 2005 12:57PM
Category: Anchors, rodes and ground tackle

A few important points to remember:

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Why do we only allow mails as plain text? If you consider those people who are cruising, and their only e-mail link is Airmail or Seamail, then a plain text message doesn't eat up their time and battery resources with unnecessary coding.


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installing maunual windlass
Posted by: todd gauthier (IP Logged)
Date: May 29, 2006 11:09PM
Category: Anchors, rodes and ground tackle

i am the new owner of hull #27. bought her in august 2005 on the mississippi coast one month prior to katrina. all is well now having moved the boat to lake lanier in Atlanta, GA and spending nearly two months on the hard making repairs. with the help of sumio (all new sails, running and standing rigging) we are back in the water and sailing. my question is about installing a windlass. i am considering a manaul windlass and need suggestions. i have reviewed both a horizontal and vertical model from two separate companies (simpson lawrence and lofrans). any ideas about preferences and installation would be appreciated.


i can be contacted by e-mail or by phone 770-740-9884.

truly
todd gauthier



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