Dave 

Check out Precision Sails in Victoria BC. They have a great on-line site. Sails 
are made Asia somewhere but inspected and shipped from BC.  I got a 135 and 
asym from them this year. Very happy with the product and price.

 

Martin 

C&C 29-2 Recalculating

MCC Toronto

 

From: Dave S [mailto:syerd...@gmail.com] 
Sent: Thursday, October 13, 2016 8:56 AM
To: C&c Stus List <cnc-list@cnc-list.com>
Subject: Stus-List Mainsail replacement considerations

 

Just received the results from the fall check-up and the local sail loft has 
diagnosed Windstar's ('85 33-2) mainsail as "beyond expired".   Cue the Monty 
Python...

 

The current main has two sets of reef points, (cringle at the leech and and 
ring-on-webbing-straps at the luff.)   

No telltales other than streamers off the leech.   

IIRC there may be a leech line.  

4 partial battens battens.   

There are two cringles at the clew, one above the other, and what I believe is 
called a "shelf" of lighter weight cloth along the foot.  Have never used this 
out of ignorance, but perhaps I should.  

it has a rope foot, slides on the luff.   

 

I will have Rolly Tasker in Thailand quote, as well as UK sails here in Toronto.

 

 

I value the 33-2's performance but most of my sailing is recreational sailing 
here on Lake Ontario.  Would like to distance race but not looking to be 
ultra-competitive at the top level.      Don't want to buy another Main for 
this boat in the next decade.  

 

Any thoughts or recommendations on a replacement, or comments on sail lofts?   
Many thanks!

 

Dave  

Windstar 33-2

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