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Date Posted: - Friday - 07/20/12 - 12:03pm
Author: Sean
Subject: sail dimensions
In reply to: Ben McKinley-Potter 's message, "Mariner 40 sail plan" on - Wednesday - 09/28/11 - 10:39pm

So are the dimensions on the specs page the actual dimensions of the sails or would you need something slightly smaller to fit the rig? Working on getting my rig back up as well and need to buy used sails.

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[> [> Sail Specs -- Bill Kranidis, - Wednesday - 07/25/12 - 8:15am


I-J-P etc. dimensions, are actual sail dimensions gathered through a painstakingly process of owner submissions and sailmaker records. Of course you could go a little shorter (by an inch or two) if you find a great deal on a used set.


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[> [> [> dolphin striker -- Gary Baoukas, - Sunday - 11/11/12 - 2:31pm

Wonder if anyone could give me the length of the Dolphin Striker on the Mariner 40. Long story involving storms at sea, and all that but it disappeared in a night at anchor with rough weather and I need to make a new one.
Also.. in that vein of thought... has anyone come up with a sensible anchor technique that doesn't drag the anchor rode across the Bobstay? Between chafe on the rode and pressure on the stay in the area of the striker ( a bad place to be )... anchoring is aggravating. All I've come up with is a bridled rode between the fore hawer just off the bow and a line to the the rear to keep her sideways to the rode and eliminate a swing across the bobstay.

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[> [> [> [> Dolphin Striker -- Lawrence Killingsworth M40 Ta' Ata Ori, - Sunday - 11/11/12 - 4:40pm

Gary, my response with photo is in your AOL inbox.
Best wishes for success.

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