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by AndyLamble
Wed Nov 23, 2022 3:27 pm
Forum: Buy/Sell/Trade
Topic: Freedom 30 Cat Ketch UK For Sale
Replies: 0
Views: 224

Freedom 30 Cat Ketch UK For Sale

With much regret I am offering my Freedom 30 Cat Ketch Centreboard Tusitala ex Freedom Freya for sale. She has been laid up ashore in Galmpton (near Dartmouth UK) since covid and I no longer have the energy to get her back on the water. The price will be be very negotiable. Contact Andy at lambleaj@...
by AndyLamble
Tue Dec 21, 2021 6:34 pm
Forum: Rigging and Sails
Topic: beating at 45 degrees - advice from experts
Replies: 10
Views: 2571

Re: beating at 45 degrees - advice from experts

My experience on my F30 CK with wishbooms is that the best set up for windward is that first the fore/main sail is flattened by adjusting the outhaul. Adjust the outhaul and boom halyard to get a balance between a flat sail and one with a the right twist. The main/fore sheet needs to put the clew so...
by AndyLamble
Mon Aug 26, 2019 5:18 pm
Forum: Engines and Mechanical Systems
Topic: F30 CK Centreboard movement
Replies: 5
Views: 4009

Re: F30 CK Centreboard movement

Gerald, Thanks for your reply, my gut feeling is to leave it and monitor for any deterioration. The F30 doesn't seem to have any rubbing pads but as you say the CB case is quite closely shaped to match the lowered CB. I am considering putting in an illuminated inspection window in the CB case top so...
by AndyLamble
Sun Aug 25, 2019 5:49 pm
Forum: Engines and Mechanical Systems
Topic: F30 CK Centreboard movement
Replies: 5
Views: 4009

F30 CK Centreboard movement

I own Tusitala (ex Freedom Freya) a F30 CK built by Fairways Marine in 1980. I have found that it is easy to rock the CB from side to side when it is in the raised position and on blocks (the boat is out of the water). I can move the trailing edge about 40mm from side to side by pushing sideways at ...