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by peaceandfreedom
Wed Oct 05, 2022 8:03 am
Forum: General Sailing
Topic: Mizzen staysail on a cat ketch?
Replies: 6
Views: 1037

Re: Mizzen staysail on a cat ketch?

I recently started flying the mizzen staysail on my F38 CK. Two weeks ago, on a broad reach, I flew it wing on wing with the mainsail while the Mizzen was doused. With a preventer on the main boom, I can sail deep by the lee. Winds were around 15kts. Boat handled beautifully. On a beam reach I have ...
by peaceandfreedom
Fri Sep 23, 2022 5:34 am
Forum: Engines and Mechanical Systems
Topic: Cutlass (Morse) Bearing Removal - F-33
Replies: 21
Views: 1090

Re: Cutlass (Morse) Bearing Removal - F-33

My F33 CK. Arctic Tern will look similar.
by peaceandfreedom
Wed Sep 21, 2022 7:41 pm
Forum: Engines and Mechanical Systems
Topic: Cutlass (Morse) Bearing Removal - F-33
Replies: 21
Views: 1090

Re: Cutlass (Morse) Bearing Removal - F-33

My F33 has two stainless set screws pressing on the cutlass bearing. Poke around next to the cutlass to see if can find them. I think your socked idea may work. I used a plug with a shoulder made to fit the ID of the stern tube and the ID of the cutlass, and a threaded rod. Outside of the boat I had...
by peaceandfreedom
Wed Sep 21, 2022 12:22 pm
Forum: Engines and Mechanical Systems
Topic: Cutlass (Morse) Bearing Removal - F-33
Replies: 21
Views: 1090

Re: Cutlass (Morse) Bearing Removal - F-33

S/V Arctic Tern’s cutlass bearing is located in the stern tube. There is no strut to damage. Look for and back off any set screws before trying to remove the cutlass.

Happy sailing
Jim D
by peaceandfreedom
Sat Aug 20, 2022 6:01 am
Forum: Engines and Mechanical Systems
Topic: Freedom 32 Yanmar engine throttle and shift control
Replies: 3
Views: 413

Re: Freedom 32 Yanmar engine throttle and shift control

Can you post a picture of your throttle control? The setup on your 32 sounds different than the factory installation.
Happy sailing
Jim D
by peaceandfreedom
Sat Aug 20, 2022 5:56 am
Forum: Rigging and Sails
Topic: F25 Mast Dimensions
Replies: 2
Views: 260

Re: F25 Mast Dimensions

If I remember correctly the mast is 36ft long. I used to trailer mine twice a year, strapped on top if the bow pulpit and a 2x4 support at the stern.
Happy sailing
Jim D
by peaceandfreedom
Thu Jun 09, 2022 9:35 am
Forum: Everything Else
Topic: Major keel work - anyone have floor pics of 36/38?
Replies: 12
Views: 1222

Re: Major keel work - anyone have floor pics of 36/38?

Looks the same as my F38.

happy sailing
Jim D.
by peaceandfreedom
Tue Jun 07, 2022 11:42 pm
Forum: Photographs and Drawings
Topic: Freedom 40 with innovative sails
Replies: 1
Views: 640

Re: Freedom 40 with innovative sails

PIANOCEAN PROJECT YouTube channel and Two videos of the Freedom 40 with piano in aft cabin and aft deck.

https://www.youtube.com/results?search_query=Pianocean

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dSSJNIunDfM
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ccXlWj7BF0c


Happy sailing
Jim D
by peaceandfreedom
Tue Jun 07, 2022 9:34 am
Forum: Engines and Mechanical Systems
Topic: ______________
Replies: 1
Views: 437

Re: How to fix? Emergency tiller doesn't fit rudderstock

Hello NE-Sail

Without pictures of both the emergency tiller, rudderstock and interference, it's hard to determine your best solution, but I would prefer to modify the tiller over the rudderstock.

Happy sailings on your new boat.

Jim D.
by peaceandfreedom
Mon May 09, 2022 7:51 am
Forum: Rigging and Sails
Topic: Weird Freedom
Replies: 8
Views: 1108

Re: Weird Freedom

This boat was converted by the previous owner from a UK Freedom 35 Cat Ketch.

Happy sailing
Jim D