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by ChrisD
Sun Aug 07, 2016 8:13 pm
Forum: General chat
Topic: Conway lists to starboard
Replies: 6
Views: 2568

Re: Conway lists to starboard

My Oceanquest also lists to Starboard. There is an empty compartment on the port side, outboard of the batteries, that would hold some ballast. However I am not sure whether putting several stones of shingle, or lead if I can afford it, straight onto the bottom of the boat would put undue strain on ...
by ChrisD
Wed Mar 11, 2015 10:55 am
Forum: Hull, Deck, Rigging & Sails
Topic: New Sails for Oceanquest
Replies: 3
Views: 1241

New Sails for Oceanquest

I have always been a bit disappointed with the speed I get from my 1999 Oceanquest compared with my old Berwick, and have decided to try some new sails. The current ones are North, probably original. The existing ones are fully battened, do members recommend that? Also any views on where to go for g...