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    Re: Genoa winch dismounting

    Hello, really nice with the helpfulness of this forum. Valuable. I think some of you have written while I posted my solution, and then posted. In my 1:51PM post i state that I think I am very close...
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    Re: Genoa winch dismounting

    I took a decision and, after cross-cutting the innerliner, drilled a 3 inch hole in the ceiling beneath the winch. The innerliner in that area was glued to a thin glass fiber covered board.
    Taking...
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    Re: Genoa winch dismounting

    Hi, the 435 is bigger and will have different bulkheads. I have measured, and the winches are mounted within the saloon area. I guess that there are not many Privilege 37 owners that have changed...
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    Genoa winch dismounting

    We would like to update our genoa winch size a little. Unfortunately, dismounting the old ones and installing new ones is not "plug and play". The existing winches are mounted on some kind of...
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    Re: Lightning Strike on 2007 Privilege 445

    Very interesting, I will also study this. As time passes, Privilege owners (and maybe others) will have failures and problems with old circuit boards. Maybe wireless is the future, but I am still a...
  6. Re: Hatch flange bolted only to top deck skin on 1991 Privilege 39

    Thanks a lot for sharing this report and the pictures with us. It seems you are doing a thorough job, which can not be wrong. The other comments lead me to thinking of what is commonly done in the...
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    Re: Lightning Strike on 2007 Privilege 445

    Thanks for the suggestion. Any replacement system will naturally require a whole lot of work, checking, planning and money. In the long run I agree it is probably smart to start looking for a more...
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    Re: Lightning Strike on 2007 Privilege 445

    Thanks a lot, I will mail him.
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    Re: Lightning Strike on 2007 Privilege 445

    Lifting this thread because this time it was our turn. The lightning took out one of our circuit boards. So if anyone has a spare to sell, might know of one or have successfully restored the
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    Re: Lightweight spreader pole

    Maybe the drawing is not good enough, but the wind is supposed to come in from the port side, so the jib is not on the leeward side. The main is set to the opposite side. When set like this, the...
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    Re: Lightweight spreader pole

    When touching the subject of AWA around 150 degrees, there is something I have wondered about for a long time, but never seen mentioned anywhere. Lets say you pull the genoa real tight with the...
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    Re: Lightweight spreader pole

    For the spreader pole I find a downhaul unnecessary, using the barber hauler hooked to the genoa clew works fine. I also thought our boat was wide enough, but without a pole there is nothing stopping...
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    Lightweight spreader pole

    Not many participating here nowadays..... But as I believe in also supporting the smaller internet sites, I will continue a bit longer:rolleyes.

    If the concept of a prototype lightweight spreader...
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    Re: Synthetic rigging?

    I did go through with this project. Anyone interested can as usual go to
    sy-ls.blogspot.com, Teknisk tab.

    Many may wonder why I do not post on FB or here. There are a couple of reasons. FB is...
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    Trampoline nets repair.

    Grommets and holes damage seemed to dictate new nets, but I tried a repair. The result seems promising. I put some more details for whoever is interested on

    https://sy-ls.blogspot.com/ in the...
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    Re: Forestay length P37?

    Now I know. We had the forestay changed, the rigger measured 14.10 meters from center of the hole in the crossbeam to the center of hole in the mast.
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    Re: Standing rigging P435

    So you think the forestay might have been changed since the original installation?
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    Re: Standing rigging P435

    "our forestry is much too loose and re is no turnbuckle to tighten it."
    (forestay..)
    The forestay is not adjustable (at least not on the P37). It must be tightened by the upper shrouds. Maybe the...
  19. Re: Throttle and gear shift cable lengths

    In my experience these cables are of dubious quality. They have a tendency of not lasting decades. It should not be that difficult to make them more robust. But as always, they would then be sold in...
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    Re: Reefing genua and jib sail

    I learned something too then. It is a bit difficult to differentiate. I always called ours a babystay, but the boat is delivered with a halyard beneath it.

    Privilege yachts do not seem very agile...
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    Re: Reefing genua and jib sail

    http://www.multihulls4us.com/forums/attachment.php?attachmentid=7179&stc=1

    I would not call it a system :). A very simple piece of elastic. The ideal position will depend on the boat. A rope would...
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    Re: Reefing genua and jib sail

    On our P37 I think they call the inner stay a babystay. Maybe because it is a smaller boat :). Cutterstay or babystay, it makes tacking much less elegant and causes more speed loss in the process. We...
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    Re: Relocating House Bank '95 P-45

    Understand you are not replacing your batteries, just moving them? My thought is that if the batteries are due in a relatively short time, you might by then consider lithiums. The same useful Ah's...
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    Re: Synthetic rigging?

    Yes, even though I have never seen that wide tubes, I also think plastic tubes will help in the same way. (Looking into it initially, it seems I would need 13 and 15mm dux for the shrouds). Guess...
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    Re: Synthetic rigging?

    Colligomarine does of course have info about how to do it, and how it will nicely work in theory. Practical life may give additional challenges, and that is why it would be nice to hear about it if...
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    Re: Synthetic rigging?

    Thanks, looks interesting, I will look it through.
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    Synthetic rigging?

    Hello, any Privilege owners that have changed any parts of their rigging to synthetic instead of stainless steel? Or know of someone who has? Maybe someone has references to materials, techniques,...
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    Re: Protecting the helm

    Many owners of older catamarans have such plans and like to hear what others have done to get themselves a hardtop. Hope you will post about yours too.

    And do take wool sweaters to Northern Norway...
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    Re: Protecting the helm

    We have just finished building a hardtop for a P37. There are certainly easier ways, but someone might find a bit of inspiration.

    Check http://sy-ls.blogspot.com

    Go to the "Teknisk"...
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    Re: Covers for Manual Bilge Pumps

    Thanks a lot J&T, I have to check my pump model then. Was not aware that there are several models.
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    Re: Covers for Manual Bilge Pumps

    Did your Plastimo covers fit, rickp? I bought Plastimo part number 12611 from UK, but they were too small.
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    Re: How to build a hard-top

    http://www.multihulls4us.com/forums/attachment.php?attachmentid=7162&stc=1

    Attaching a photo of another project. Way too much work, but anyway it shows a way to build a lighter concept. Much more...
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    Forestay length P37?

    Hello Forum, anyone in posess of the length data of the forestay of the P37? Planning a future change.
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    Re: Leak in Stern Crush Compartment

    I read that svcattales changed the rubrails. Did you (or anyone else) get the same as the original, and if so where? When I search for such products, I find that they ar mostly black vinyl. I thought...
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    Re: Leak in Stern Crush Compartment

    Hi, svcattales, I am in this forum too seldom...

    Actually our rub rails are 2-3 inches over the water when anchored or at standstill. I believe most (all) P37's will have wash into the transoms...
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    Re: Leak in Stern Crush Compartment

    Ditto case on our P37. Starboard transom has to be drained periodically. I also suspect the screw holes. There is however a bit of fuzz to fix it and be sure that the holes are properly sealed with...
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    Re: Outdoor mattress plastic mesh fabric

    Well, now, after some years, we have the answer to the mattress case. And it is not the one I wanted....dmmbruce was right. The open cell mattresses worked fine for a some years. But when they got...
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    Re: P 37 polar diagram?

    Hi, actually I am not home from the International Multihull Meeting yet, more than a month later!
    As I am now part-time, we are still enjoying life on the coast via work/off/work/off. Seeking...
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    Re: P 37 polar diagram?

    Thanks both. Now I found a polar for 18kts in an old brochure. I will work with that as a starter.
    And try to educate myself to be able to produce an EXCEL file later on.
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    P 37 polar diagram?

    Hi, I am again quoting this forum of great knowledge:).

    Having an interest in grib programs, I stumbled over the QtVlm weather routing program. I do not think it will be used a lot for my current...
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