adventures aboard our CS34 sailboat

Tag running rigging

Fix Slipping Spinlock XA Clutch

Our main sheet clutch has been slipping and we’ve lost faith in it. This means our main is usually wrapped around one of our winches as a backup. Today we take the clutch off the boat and give it a… Continue Reading →

Brand new lines

This year we are updating the running rigging on our boat. Our existing lines looked like they were sitting for some time and were getting stiff and brittle. Each line had a subtle colour difference but we wanted to make… Continue Reading →

Isomat Boom Maintenance – taking it apart

I’ve been waiting for a while to figure out what’s going on inside of our boom. We had difficulties last season with the reefing lines getting stuck when raising our main. We would have to pull the reefing lines out… Continue Reading →

Lewmar Traveller Maintenance

Our traveller was due for some needed maintenance. Spent some time today cleaning it up.

New ropes for our Macgregor 26x

The ropes / lines / sheets / halyards weren’t bad, but I thought it would be nice to start the 2017 season with some brand new lines. And it really wasn’t that expensive, under $200, which seamed relatively cheap to… Continue Reading →

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