Haligonian Winterr

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About Haligonian Winterr

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  1. Haligonian Winterr

    Black Lifeline Stanchions

    Any of the above. Powdercoat, anodize, paint or carbon. Choose your poison, I think powdercoating is the best option, but can vary depending on your lifeline material. HW
  2. Haligonian Winterr

    Headsail ripping out of foil - how to remove McLube Sailkoat

    +1 on foil size. Although it's straightforward to get new tapes put on. On another note, there has been some (unconfirmed) speculation that spraying mclube can damage foil extrusions (it's the accelerant in the can, not the mclube) and it's been advised to spray onto the tapes themselves rather than the foil. HW
  3. Haligonian Winterr

    Fixing a Pad Eye to the deck with no access below

    Yes https://www.ropeye.com/shop/stick-on-ring HW
  4. Haligonian Winterr

    Dynema/Spectra climbing runners as strops

    Mammut I believe makes the widest dyneema ones. Looks like these might be your Goldilocks. https://www.backcountry.com/mammut-magic-sling-12.0?skid=MAM00T3-BL-S120CM&ti=U2VhcmNoIFJlc3VsdHM6c2xpbmc6MTo0MDpzbGluZw== HW
  5. Haligonian Winterr

    Dynema/Spectra climbing runners as strops

    Mammut I believe makes the widest dyneema ones.
  6. Haligonian Winterr

    Dynema/Spectra climbing runners as strops

    Climbing slings are ~2200kg in straight pull. Double that for basket. 4.5T break, 2.25T SWL, I would match the strengths on whichever blocks you've been using for your mainsheet. Biggest issues to be aware of are UV and chafe. When a built "custom" loup encounters chafe, it shows on the cover and maintains full strength (also takes the UV damage) until it starts chafing into the core material. Slings will begin to degrade immediate with chafe. But they're cheap so it's easy to purchase spares immediately once you've found a configuration that works. HW
  7. Haligonian Winterr

    Jib Lock Help

    +1 Chuckie is your guy. Encyclopedic. HW
  8. Haligonian Winterr

    I messed up, paint in mast track

    Use a spare slider (or make a little insert) and wrap some thin sandpaper around it, 320-400g should be enough, go slow and be patient. HW
  9. Ocean Rodeo is good. Did a transatlantic in a "Boss" and it did well. Very comfortable seals and the ability to drop the neck out and keep the jacket is really nice going through weather changes. Bit of an agricultural/industrial style to them but they work well, and they have kneepads! HW
  10. Haligonian Winterr

    What cloth for a Code Zero Jib?

    I've used this system on a Cookson 50 for a staysail. Load-bearing halyard/luffrope, skinny little "faux-forestay" that only serves as a guide to stop the luff and hanks carrying away during hoist. We put alot of halyard tension on though... HW
  11. Velcro seals are good enough for most applications I think. If you're not often thinking "wow I really wish I had latex seals right now" you probably don't need them. HW
  12. Haligonian Winterr

    Harken Unit 1 roll pin connectors

    +1 Although roll pins are probably a McMaster order. HW
  13. Haligonian Winterr

    Best Sailing Knife

    1. I use a wave every day, holds up well in salt water as long as it's used frequently and oiled every once in awhile (I do mine twice a summer, and I do bow). 2. Get a fixed blade. Knives in toolboxes are perenially under-serviced, and serrated or semi-serrated blades are more difficult to sharpen and not as good for actual "work". I have a Myerchin Offshore as my tool knife. HW
  14. Haligonian Winterr

    Steel yacht repair yards - East Coast USA?

    My vote's for Hinckley Portsmouth, RI. Impeccable aluminium work (can also do steel) and even better interior joinery and systems. They've got enough open space for a 56'er. NEB currently has two big projects on the go... HW
  15. Haligonian Winterr

    No-Wear Chafe Guard, Any good?

    +1