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MikeK

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Re: Unknown Yacht?
« Reply #25 on: August 29, 2015, 12:26:56 PM »

Again you are welcome Steve,


The cord used now is probably different as new synthetic cord keeps coming out. Again if you go to PJSails site they have cord there. Also if you email them Peter or Jan are very helpful. My cord is an old reel of some stuff with a green stripe running through, but I believe that has long been superseded. All of them are used in fishing, but the important thing is it does not stretch or kink Dyneema is the new stuff I believe


After a life at sea, I think I know where you are coming from  O0


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Re: Unknown Yacht?
« Reply #26 on: August 29, 2015, 03:45:38 PM »

Hi,


Traditional rules for Marbleheads:


50 inches + or minus a quater inch.


Sail area not exceeding 800 square inches


Mainsail hoist: must not be more than 85 inches


Jib hoist must not exceed 80% of the main hoist


Regards
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Re: Unknown Yacht?
« Reply #27 on: August 29, 2015, 03:52:33 PM »

Another yacht spare source is Ken Binks at www.kbits.co.uk

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Re: Unknown Yacht?
« Reply #28 on: August 29, 2015, 04:53:34 PM »

So it's looking like she can't be an official Marblehead, what a shame.



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Re: Unknown Yacht?
« Reply #29 on: August 29, 2015, 06:56:19 PM »

Ill consider myself told.off.then
Dave

Not at all Dave. Just being informative!  O0
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Re: Unknown Yacht?
« Reply #30 on: August 29, 2015, 07:11:10 PM »

Not a Marblehead but a darn good looking hull.
I retract my remark about the fin
On the later pics everything looks right.
Sailing a well made yacht for pleasure
and seeing her sail as you would like
beats racing with a yacht that would never
keep up with the latest designs.

Ned
My Marblehead is 15 years old but she sails well and I enjoy every minute sailing her.
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Re: Unknown Yacht?
« Reply #31 on: August 29, 2015, 08:39:19 PM »

Not a Marblehead but a darn good looking hull.
I retract my remark about the fin
On the later pics everything looks right.
Sailing a well made yacht for pleasure
and seeing her sail as you would like
beats racing with a yacht that would never
keep up with the latest designs.

Ned
My Marblehead is 15 years old but she sails well and I enjoy every minute sailing her.

I still have two Marblehead hulls in the shed and a full suit of swing rigs, albeit filthy ! One is a 'No Secret' which still has an old fashioned shorter keel, so it should be ok for our lake. Maybe it would be interesting to get her running again, there again by tomorrow the idea might have been forgotten !

Mike
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