that's where I got my head sail this year.

Danny


On 10/13/2016 10:59 AM, Martin Kane via CnC-List wrote:

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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