[Public-list] Spreaders and sails
Sunstone at cogeco.ca
Wed Nov 24 15:03:48 PST 2004
A big yup to that motion.
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From: "Gordon Laco" <mainstay at csolve.net>
To: "dk.campbell at sympatico.ca, Alberg 30 Public List -- open to all"
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Sent: Wednesday, November 24, 2004 5:30 PM
Subject: Re: [Public-list] Spreaders and sails
> Hi there -
> May I second Don's comments? Joe Fernandes (Triton's founder) was one of
> world's truly great sailmakers and his son Ron carries on the tradition.
> Gord #426
> > Irene:
> > You might want to price a suit of sails from Triton Sails in
> > Ontario, even though it is a long way from MD. They have made sails for
> > Alberg 30s since the beginning and make good quality sails, not like the
> > Lankan North sails we now get from them. I tried North and am well
> > with the 2 + 2 main but the foresails are a challenge to work with. Even
> > Towney had some difficulty with a new (Canadian made ) North 150 of
> > am not keen to buy another North but have had great pleasure from my
> > foresails, a 130, and 170 and the bulldog spinnaker. Be as specific as
> > can be though when it comes to ordering leach lines, battens and cars,
> > numbers stripes, and measurements of your rig. Our dollar has jumped
> > yours so it is now at 84 cents. That has your currency discount at about
> > 864 Lakeshore Road East
> > Missauga Ontario
> > L5E 1E1
> > phone 905 891-8166
> > fax 905 891-8167
> > Don
> > irene hoffman wrote:
> >> I just bought Alberg 30 hull #26 - Mystique - and am planning
> >> replacing the sails and standing rigging. I had a few questions.
> >> Does anyone have any ideas on where to purchase already made
> >> legal metal/aluminum spreaders or do I have to get them fabricated?
> >> I have heard that there is a sailmaker in Annapolis, MD (where
> >> boat is) that gives discounts on Alberg 30 sails? Or is there a
> >> MD sailmaker that anyone can suggest - trying to keep costs down?
> >> Also any standing rigging advice would be appreciated - does the
> >> allow adjustable backstays?
> >> Thanks, Irene Hoffman
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