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    What about the Quest 30/33?

    Had Quest hull#7. One of my favorite boats. Great for single and double handing. Unfortunately, as one of the earlier sprit/asym boats, the asym spinnaker design was underdeveloped at that time. Would love to see one with a modern shape asym kite. Very stable, great accommodations and near perfect for me when I switched to the single rudder config. Actually It would be fun to have one now.
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    Epoxy for new Carbon Fiber rudder

    Want to epoxy seal a carbon fiber rudder to prevent water intrusion. What product Interlux 2000 or other? Whatever recommendation, can an airless sprayer be used? And finally, planning on coating end product with VC Offshore.
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    Phone mount for tiller extension

    thanks for the thought.
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    Help with stuck spinnaker pole

    Tony - PM me. this is third season for my boat. Replaced bushing last year, after having problems in the first year. Then took the original one and had it milled down, so when the replacement froze this year --- last week. I put the old, milled down one back on and works perfectly. The replacement Fareast bushing from last year, shown in the attached photo, seems show a calcium like buildup/ridge. It appears to be corrosion or calcium. Wonder if it is galvanic reaction to the stainless rivets and the aluminum pole, but I"m in fresh water. Replaced my stainless rivets with 3/16" aluminum rivets, so we will see whether that works. If I could figure out what will dissolve the deposit, I will put that on the pole. Notice that the deposit on the inside of the bushing also shows near where the fasteners go thru the bushing. Anyway you look at it, is a pain in the ass to take apart and reassemble, so I hope this time is the charm. By the way, I'm not sure using a petroleum based lubricant would be helpful. I understand, that the delrin can swell -- so no KY gel:)
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    Phone mount for tiller extension

    Thanks for the thoughts guys. Lex -- funny as hell. I think the thigh case probably makes the most sense in the end.
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    Phone mount for tiller extension

    As the skipper of a sport boat, I'd like to be able to glance down at INav X during a race. So, Im looking for a mount for my iPhone XS to put on my Spinlock tiller extension. Durable and low profile are the basic attributes, as well as extremely secure. What are you guys using out there? Or is this just a bad idea?
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    Favourite Boat pic?

    While returning from the BYC Mac in 2016, we came across six tall ships sailing up Lake Huron.
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    Beneteau 10R

    The 10R does not reward a lazy lead bottom crew. Shifting crew weight should be a religion and as Madohe said, stack everything you can at the mast, crew bags first and sails next. Use the inhauler as a fine tune element for your 130 or 140 and not with a 150 or 155 because it will badly distort the sail.
  9. Call my cell to talk Farr and Aerodyne. 248 310 6485. Harry Bloom

  10. Been looking at both these boats for a while really like the Farr 395 better but was scared because of the build issues, now it appears both have build issues. What did you come up with?