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by tomwales
Tue Feb 23, 2010 10:30 am
Forum: Rigging and Sails
Topic: Free Sail F25 Main SF bay Area
Replies: 3
Views: 2675

Re: Free Sail F25 Main SF bay Area

In Maine there are several entrepreneurs who make bags out of used sails. When I replaced my main a few years ago, I donated my sail to one of these bag makers in exchange for a bag. You may have someone out your way that does the same thing.
Good Luck
TW
by tomwales
Fri Jan 01, 2010 12:14 pm
Forum: Everything Else
Topic: Bottom Paint Update, F32
Replies: 0
Views: 1692

Bottom Paint Update, F32

The boat has been hauled and is covered. When I launched in the spring last year, I did touch up a few spots on the bottom, but did not do the entire thing. This fall I was pleasantly surprised too see that the paint did as advertised. The only thing I might do differently next time would be to appl...
by tomwales
Fri Oct 09, 2009 9:46 am
Forum: Everything Else
Topic: Bottom paint for F32
Replies: 7
Views: 4342

Re: Bottom paint for F32

Painting your own bottom will cost significantly less than what a yard will charge. You'll want to prepare the surface properly. Usually a thorough powerwashing will suffice. However, if you're thinking of using a multi-year paint over a soft or annual paint, you'll most likely need to sand. I would...
by tomwales
Thu Aug 13, 2009 11:09 am
Forum: Rigging and Sails
Topic: Flying spinnaker on Freedom 32
Replies: 3
Views: 2338

Re: Flying spinnaker on Freedom 32

Rita, Send me your email address and I'll attach a copy of the instruction.
Tom Wales twales@adelphia.net
by tomwales
Wed May 13, 2009 1:34 pm
Forum: Rigging and Sails
Topic: Camber spar fitting
Replies: 4
Views: 3346

Re: Camber spar fitting

Dave Bierig invented the camber spar. I got my retainer clip from him a few years ago. Dave can be reached a 814-459-8001. Good luck
by tomwales
Tue Mar 31, 2009 11:35 am
Forum: Buy/Sell/Trade
Topic: F36/38 cockpit cushions available (zero boat bucks)
Replies: 3
Views: 3164

Re: F36/38 cockpit cushions available (zero boat bucks)

Hi Ed,
I would be interested in taking them. Please email me offline to make the arrangements.
Thanks,
Tom Wales twales@adelphia.net
by tomwales
Mon Mar 30, 2009 1:38 pm
Forum: Buy/Sell/Trade
Topic: F36/38 cockpit cushions available (zero boat bucks)
Replies: 3
Views: 3164

Re: F36/38 cockpit cushions available (zero boat bucks)

What are the dimensions? I have an '84 F32. In your opinion, would they fit the 32?
Thanks,
TW
by tomwales
Wed Dec 31, 2008 12:35 pm
Forum: Manufacturers
Topic: Garry Hoyt's new rig
Replies: 4
Views: 5162

Garry Hoyt's new rig

For those interested in seeing what Garry's up to these days check out this link
http://www.garryhoyt.com/id19.html