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Date Posted: - Tuesday - 10/11/11 - 12:03pm
Author: Bill Kranidis
Subject: CE etc.
In reply to: Ben McKinley-Potter 's message, "Looking for a sailplan with CE etc." on - Sunday - 10/ 9/11 - 6:55pm


.....yes, the photo is of a M32 but the measurements are of a M40. When you say your boat's rigging was modified what do you mean? Were the masts moved fore or aft? Shortened or made taller? Was the bowsprit shortened or extended? Booms still same?

Interested to find out what you're up to :-)


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[> [> [> [> Going trough the rigging -- Ben McKinley-Potter, - Monday - 11/ 7/11 - 1:48pm

I am working on getting her rig in shape and contemplating a few changes (I was thinking of possible changing to a gaff rig but that doesn't seem terribly wise after closer inspection)like switching from internal to external chainplates (having some leaks etc). Some of her rigging was redone in a less that professional manner and I wanted to see what the original rig was like and original sail plan we have the original mainsail by the mizzen was replaced with a less that perfect fit used sail. Just trying to find out how things were designed to be.
Part of the complicating issue is that Grace is not a standard layout(she was built for the perkins 4.236 85hp engine)and so some of the dimensions are a bit different from the normal mariners. I'll be sending information and pictures (before and after) once we get her in a little better shape.

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