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    Mooring chain..

    Just checked the chain today...noticed wear on several links on the end connecting to the upper chain. Rest of chain to the mushroom eye looks good. I'm thinking or reversing chain ends. So I would connect the worn end to mushroom eye a few links down past the worn links. Would I need to...
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    Shocked...

    So for the past 2 years every time I sand the bottom of my boat (S2 27) I get lots of static electricity build up and get zapped. I have used 2 different sanders, have tested the yard outlet using a testing tool, and even have a GFI plug connected to the yard's GFI plug. I start sanding and...
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    mast move...

    Dropping my mast soon and looking for any creative ideas to move the mast from the yard to my house about 4 miles away. I can borrow a buddies big old SUV, but don't have a trailer. Mast is just under 40 feet. Someone suggested a pole trailer but think that would put too much stress on the...
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    cheek or foot (block that is)

    Sail an S2 27 with a 150 genny which is about 260 sq ft in area. The other day my foot (turning) block sheave went flying across the cockpitwhile tacking - the sheave axle is nowhere to be found...the blocks were ca. 1985 Scahefer 35-225's... In looking at cost of foot blocks - they are of...
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    Trailer

    Looking for a trailer to winter store my S2 27. yeah i know its May - and boat is not even in water yet - but I like to plan ahead. I called Triad - they quoted bare bones trailer for nearly $6K. With an $1,800/yr winter storage fee here in CT - its a 3+ year breakeven. Any other...
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    Help identifying spar/spreader manufacturer

    Having problem with my starboard spreader - the upper shroud is "fused' to the spreader end cap - see pix below. Port spreader is fine as the shroud runs clean thru the end cap. Boat is a 1985 S2 27 "Performance Cruiser" (not the 7.9 or 8.0/8.5). Attached are several pictures - including a...
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    Shroud terminal fitting

    Hi On my S2 27 - which I believe has a Hall Spar (or Offshore Spar) - the shroud fittings have a "t" or "l" type terminal that hooks into an oval fitting on the mast. (i notice that j-boat shrouds have similar set ups). just above the terminal - when fitted on the mast - is a piece of rubber...
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    teak in the diesel fuel tank....

    While re-fueling my diesel tank on Friday, I was using my teak "dip stick" to check for level. The boat is new to me this spring and I continued to use stick since there is no gauge.... As I'm inserting the stick into the tank....of course the stick breaks and about an 8" piece of teak is now...
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    Sailing Magazines during the 70's...

    Had a nice afternoon the other day rummaging thru a marine consignment shop. Of the many things available, they had a bunch of Sail Magazines from the late 60's and early 70's. I picked up a couple for 25 cents - interesting time for sailing - as it was truly in its heyday - all of the...
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    Northport NY Harbor

    Anyone here familiar with Northport Harbor. Was thinking of taking family there this weekend. Interested in recommended place to anchor/swim, explore, etc. I'm close by in Fairfield - have been to Port jeff and other places, but not northport. Rick S2 27
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    rules question

    Need clarity on a start situation. Appreciate input. Race Situation - just after the start. Two boats - A and B are just passing start line. Boat A is closer to line on STBD tack, Boat B is 3 boat lengths behind also on STBD tack. Boat A is close hauled. Boat B is on close reach, gaining...
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    Looking for info on S2

    Anyone here familiar with a boat from S2 called the S2 27 Performance Cruiser? Built in '85-87. Looking for an owners manual, as well as any input on tuning the boat. All I know is that it's a G&S design. THx Rick
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