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by Glynn76
Thu Jun 14, 2018 8:47 pm
Forum: Hull, Deck, Rigging & Sails
Topic: Boom Cap
Replies: 3
Views: 478

Boom Cap

Hi,

The fixed ring on the end of my boom cap for my Westerly Griffon Mk1 has broken, leaving me with no means of attaching my topping lift. Anyone know where I can get a replacement, I have attached a few photos?

Thanks Glynn :D
by Glynn76
Thu Jun 14, 2018 8:33 pm
Forum: Hull, Deck, Rigging & Sails
Topic: Lazy Jack Lines
Replies: 3
Views: 440

Lazy Jack Lines

Hi, I have a Griffon Mk1 and I am working on rigging her for solo sailing.....cant get the crew lol. I would love a stack pack however I am working on a limited budget. I am considering the Barton Marine lazy Jack Line, does anyone use these? My only concern is the battons catching as they are not f...
by Glynn76
Tue Apr 17, 2018 7:24 am
Forum: Hull, Deck, Rigging & Sails
Topic: Creating a smooth deck finish
Replies: 2
Views: 453

Re: Creating a smooth deck finish

Thanks Rodger,

Really appreciate your guidance as always....now for the weather window!!

Fingers Crossed _/)

Glynn :-)
by Glynn76
Mon Apr 16, 2018 9:33 pm
Forum: Hull, Deck, Rigging & Sails
Topic: Creating a smooth deck finish
Replies: 2
Views: 453

Creating a smooth deck finish

Hi Guys, I am currently preparing my Westerly Griffon to repaint the deck, and following good advice for you good selves I am sanding the deck down, not down to the gel coat, however there are some places where it is down to the gel coat. Should I use a gel coat filler or watertite to create an even...
by Glynn76
Wed Apr 11, 2018 8:49 pm
Forum: Hull, Deck, Rigging & Sails
Topic: Griffon Mk1 - Deck Refurb
Replies: 7
Views: 975

Re: Griffon Mk1 - Deck Refurb

Hi,

Thanks for the tips, the stainless steel looks great! Sanding dust is a great idea.....ill be busy this weekend _/)

Fair winds Glynn
by Glynn76
Sun Apr 08, 2018 1:46 pm
Forum: Hull, Deck, Rigging & Sails
Topic: Griffon Mk1 - Deck Refurb
Replies: 7
Views: 975

Re: Griffon Mk1 - Deck Refurb

Hi, I really appreciate all of your help and expertise, I think your right focusing on those areas that have not bonded is better! I like the idea of natural varnishing over the teak, there is one damaged/rotted piece (attached) I thought intitially clear the crack out with what looks like is poor f...
by Glynn76
Sat Apr 07, 2018 3:13 pm
Forum: Hull, Deck, Rigging & Sails
Topic: Griffon Mk1 - Deck Refurb
Replies: 7
Views: 975

Griffon Mk1 - Deck Refurb

Hi Guys, Carrgaheen is a Mk1 Griffon and I purchased her last year and the deck paint is well overdue for a makeover, I have attached some images and need some guidance: 1. What would be best process to prepare the deck ready for a re-paint? 2. Any suggestions on the type/make of paint to use? 3. Pr...
by Glynn76
Fri Sep 08, 2017 10:32 pm
Forum: Hull, Deck, Rigging & Sails
Topic: Stantion Base Replacement
Replies: 3
Views: 779

Re: Stantion Base Replacement

Thanks Nigel will do that! Cheers
by Glynn76
Fri Sep 08, 2017 6:35 am
Forum: Hull, Deck, Rigging & Sails
Topic: Stantion Base Replacement
Replies: 3
Views: 779

Stantion Base Replacement

Hi recently bought my first yacht in June a Westerly Griffon MK1. We sailed her around the Western Isles of Scotland for 3 weeks and she performed well. However on the last lock of the Crinan Canal one of my port side stantions was clipped by another boats anchor. It was caused by the other boat not...