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by LanceRyley
Tue Jan 12, 2021 1:01 pm
Forum: Rigging and Sails
Topic: Restoring modified Freedom 45 CC to self-tending jib?
Replies: 18
Views: 7394

Re: Restoring modified Freedom 45 CC to self-tending jib?

Just FYI if you are planning to re-use someone else's camberspar. Many of the Freedom 45's were modified to put the headstay out on the end of the bow pulpit, increasing the J measurement and requiring a new camberspar, so depending on your setup the spar off another boat may not work. Regarding att...
by LanceRyley
Tue Jan 12, 2021 12:05 am
Forum: Plumbing
Topic: Freedom 45 CC 2nd Manual Bilge Pump
Replies: 0
Views: 536

Freedom 45 CC 2nd Manual Bilge Pump

I may have a requirement to have a 2nd manual bilge pump "permanently installed." the current setup is an automatic pump that discharges in the forward head. There is a manual whale pump in the cockpit. If I install a 2nd manual pump, it is supposed to be operable from below. When I look at the layo...
by LanceRyley
Tue Dec 01, 2020 4:51 pm
Forum: Manuals and Documentation
Topic: PHRF Adjustments for Freedoms
Replies: 6
Views: 5118

Re: PHRF Adjustments for Freedoms

I can add to this list for the Freedom 45. PHRFNE has a base rating of 99 but Narragansett Bay uses a base of 123 which is much more reasonable. In YRALIS, the Freedom 45 base is 126 (wing keel) and the 40/40 is 102. I think that still may be a bit punitive for the 40/40. My F45 had the following ad...
by LanceRyley
Tue Dec 01, 2020 11:58 am
Forum: Everything Else
Topic: New port lights
Replies: 7
Views: 1129

Re: New port lights

nice work on these. on my columbia, I used VHB and dow 765. It was a slightly different situation but the result was the same. I used a wooden roller along the edges instead of trying to brace in the portlights and it has worked just fine. yours look really great and only you will know where the "fl...