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by capnbanks
Thu Dec 14, 2017 11:48 am
Forum: Hull, Deck, Rigging & Sails
Topic: W33 ketch mizzen pedestal
Replies: 13
Views: 3829

Re: W33 ketch mizzen pedestal

Hi dorado, there does seem to be a solution. What I do is look through adverts or blogs of W33's to see what other people do. I recommend looking through https://ragdollsailing.com/ Have you disconnected the steering cables from the quadrant and tried to turn the rudder with the emergency tiller? Al...
by capnbanks
Tue Oct 03, 2017 8:06 am
Forum: Hull, Deck, Rigging & Sails
Topic: Replacing/upgrading fwd portholes
Replies: 6
Views: 1834

Re: Replacing/upgrading fwd portholes

I’ll have a look at the size 0. As the square windows are quite tall, I have been struggling to find a tall enough replacement that isn’t so long it looks out of proportion.
by capnbanks
Sun Oct 01, 2017 11:46 am
Forum: Hull, Deck, Rigging & Sails
Topic: Replacing/upgrading fwd portholes
Replies: 6
Views: 1834

Re: Replacing/upgrading fwd portholes

I've been thinking of doing similar. How do you intend to fill the gap that will not be used by the new rectangular porthole?
by capnbanks
Fri Sep 29, 2017 4:58 pm
Forum: Cabin fittings & installations
Topic: Opening Portlights
Replies: 58
Views: 15320

Re: Opening Portlights

Thanks Hillary, I will message you directly.
by capnbanks
Wed Sep 27, 2017 8:32 pm
Forum: Cabin fittings & installations
Topic: Opening Portlights
Replies: 58
Views: 15320

Re: Opening Portlights

Hi Hillary,

I would also be interested in some of these hinges when they are available for purchase.

Oli
by capnbanks
Wed Sep 20, 2017 5:47 pm
Forum: Hull, Deck, Rigging & Sails
Topic: Konsort window leaks.
Replies: 5
Views: 1728

Re: Konsort window leaks.

I have the same issue with my W33. To try and stop the leaks I purchased and fitted 10mm closed cell neoprene sponge cord, the same as what Trafalgar Yacht Services would have supplied. I think there is a slight improvement, but as you say, the hinges don't allow a tight seal on that side. I would l...
by capnbanks
Sat Feb 20, 2016 8:14 am
Forum: General chat
Topic: age related
Replies: 5
Views: 2196

Re: age related

It seems my post was deleted after the server changeover.

I'm 26 and my partner is 21, together we own a 1972 Centaur which we keep in Cardigan.