[Public-List] Standing Blocks for Genoa Track
mainstay at csolve.net
Fri Oct 5 07:38:17 PDT 2018
We run keeper lines up to the intermediate lifeline to keep the sheet blocks from flogging out of true… that’s the old fashioned way…
But you folks know I prefer that.
> On Oct 5, 2018, at 10:36 AM, Michael Connolly via Public-List <public-list at lists.alberg30.org> wrote:
> Stand-ups are ok but not really necessary. Tend to your sheets and keep them
> trimmed (lazy sheet as well) and the muck tends to go away. Take you current
> genoa blocks apart and install the spring on them. Harken and Rostan both sell
> springs separately. Save the money for better or new sails!!!!
> Unless you are looking for the vintage look (Hello Gord) Garhauer is impossible
> to beat for quality and price. Their stuff tends to be bulkier but does the job
> very well.
>> On October 4, 2018 at 4:41 PM Jonathan Bresler via Public-List
>> <public-list at lists.alberg30.org> wrote:
>> Its boat show season. Time to buy the old girl some presents!
>> Thinking that its time to get some standup blocks for the genoa track.
>> The track on Constance is 1-1/4" wide and 3/16" thick. Guessing
>> that we all had the same track when the boats were built.
>> There are lots of choices
>> Schaefer $225 on sale at Fawcett's
>> Schaefer $210 on sale at APS
>> Garhauer $70 regular price?
>> Could use regular single blocks and attached to the sliders on the track.
>> That's what I have now. Selden PBB 60mm blocks. They have worked well for
>> me. But they do flop outboard and allow the line to get into a bit of a
>> Any thoughts/recommendations about standup blocks for the genoa?
>> Jonathan M Bresler
>> S/V Constance Alberg 30 #262
>> Annapolis/Eastport MD
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