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Date Posted: - Wednesday - 02/14/07 - 1:10am
Author: Kathy Campbell SHADOW M32-#3
Subject: mainsail reefing
In reply to: John & Jan 's message, "Reefing" on - Thursday - 02/ 8/07 - 3:27pm

Hi John an Jan,
I found an article on reefing the main that you would enjoy reading. It's in the CLASSIC MARINE web site: www.classicmarine.co.uk
click on References Data & Articles
click on Shortening Sail
I have my name on the mooring list for A4. Is that where Santa Teresa is?
Good reefing,
Kathy Campbell

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[> [> Classic Marine! -- Randall, - Wednesday - 02/14/07 - 12:32pm

Very useful website. Glad to know other Mariners visit. I finally, last year, printed out all Mr. McPhails articles and keep them by the bed. Besides being practically minded, hes got a wicked sense of humor. And though his focus is on gaffers, I find lots there that appliesand that what doesnt makes me laugh.

Along the same line, you might consider subscribing to his periodic (but free) electronic newsletter called BOWLOCKS. The name is curious, and I noodled over it for some time before my English girlfriend explained that where she comes from there's no such thing as OAR LOCKS. ...wink...

RR


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