Geep

1970 FD ...need some rigging help.

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Just bought a 1970 FD and its missing a few rigging lines and some blocks. Ive owned a few sailboats, many other boats, but consider me a newbie. I'll catch on quick... 

Any info or interesting conversation would be great!

Thanks in advance...

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Here"s a good place to start, long FD thread with links to other FD topics.

 

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Thanks. Mine is fiberglass in good shape. I need to find out some information on rigging her as some lines are missing. Anyone have an "owners manual"?

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I don't have a manual but I have a similar boat and can answer questions/post pics if there's something specific you're looking for. Mine is #939, built in '66.

Just sailed her for the first time about a week ago and had a blast.

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Hi! Thank you! I need some pics of the rigging connections pre sail for now. As well as all the rope blocks assemblies as 3 are missing on mine.

Awesome...

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I can help, completely re-rigged mine just recently, and it all worked last weekend in 20-30, so deff can advise, but will need pix of what you have so can help figure what you need. Can share pix also, see the craiglist finds topic.

FDUS1268 SMALL.jpg

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WISH I'D HAD THAT A MONTH AGO!

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9 hours ago, Geep said:

Thanks. Mine is fiberglass in good shape. I need to find out some information on rigging her as some lines are missing. Anyone have an "owners manual"?

WHAT IS YER HULL OR SAIL#

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3 hours ago, ortegakid said:

WISH I'D HAD THAT A MONTH AGO!

Oh, would that have been helpful?

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Omg! That diagram is going to be a huge help! Pics will be great too...

Thank you!

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Can't be 540, way too old, does it have a hull #? My old 960 was a '66 plastic dynamics, my newer 1268 is a '69 and plastrend.

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Right on. The sails seem brand newish so im not sure what went down with that. The title says 1970...

Where would i find the hull number?

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USUALLY ON THE TRANSOM, RH SIDE BUT NO RHYME OR REASON TO BUILDERS. WHO MADE THE SAILS?, THEY MIGHT KNOW

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