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Date Posted: - Friday - 01/16/09 - 4:54pm
Author: Randall, M31, Murre
Subject: sure... lesure. let me have sure thing
In reply to: Lyle Harris 's message, "interested in copy of Sharon's wind vane design" on - Friday - 01/16/09 - 3:55pm

I haven't looked at them in a long time, but let me dig them out of the dusty shoe box and see what's worth posting.

It's likely that it would cost more to build and modify the boat (Sharon raised and, I think, shortened the mizzen boom) than to acquire some other used windvane.

Back in 69 Sharon had few choices as windvane technology was still quite new and I don't think anyting was in production.

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[> [> [> sorry for drunken subject line ... site is acting wonky! -- Randall, M31, Murre, - Friday - 01/16/09 - 6:05pm


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[> [> [> wind vane and raised mizzen boom -- Lyle Harris, - Saturday - 01/17/09 - 2:04pm

Interesting your mention that she'd raised the mizzen boom. I thought that had to be the case, unless she was extremely short (from the photos in the book).

Building my own wind vane may not be a great idea. I've got enough projects on Starlight to keep me plenty busy. But any good design for a wind vane would be nice to review, if only for learning to understand how they work, and maybe to be able to repair one.
sail on,

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