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Freedom Videos

Posted: Tue Sep 16, 2014 11:52 pm
by VeloFellow
Maybe a location with links to videos about Freedoms might be useful. I found this advertisement Freedom video. You can maybe see your boat being built in Rhode Island.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-g3RzZP54gI

Freedom 21 ad
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Mx7bMnQgRoY

Freedom cat ketch reefed main only sailing by.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iFle9YZCzLw

Re: Freedom Videos

Posted: Wed Sep 17, 2014 8:06 am
by sailmon
Thanks for sharing. That was great. Will hang onto this to keep me inspired on those long winter nights.

Re: Freedom Videos

Posted: Mon Feb 03, 2020 6:08 pm
by TonyB

Re: Freedom Videos

Posted: Sun Apr 19, 2020 4:09 pm
by jlodolce
Lo Dolce Vita VII, Freedom 40/40 #16
Lake Ontario video compilation

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XK5ETDY ... vXGQ22v-KN

Re: Freedom Videos

Posted: Sun Apr 19, 2020 7:35 pm
by TonyB
Nice Jim!

Re: Freedom Videos

Posted: Thu Oct 08, 2020 6:54 am
by newt2u
Just saw this thread and thought I should post a link to a video here that I had included in another thread. That way we can keep all the video links together. For those that saw the "F21 first sail" thread, it's the same one.

Freedom 21 - Click here

Re: Freedom Videos

Posted: Sun Oct 11, 2020 4:39 pm
by unfetteredalexandria
I see from your video that your F21 has a couple of features that I believe are not standard: 1) self-tacking "blade" jib, and 2) mainsheet led forward along the boom. Are these common on F21's where you are located? I would be interested in seeing some details, as these are features I've often thought about implementing on my F25. Might be best to start a separate thread, instead of replying here.

Re: Freedom Videos

Posted: Mon Oct 12, 2020 6:18 am
by newt2u
Hi,

I posted some pics of my blade jib in another thread:

viewtopic.php?f=9&t=13185&p=52979&hilit ... jib#p52979

Also had a discussion on the mainsheet in the original thread that contained this video. Basically the spray cover makes it difficult to access the main sheet as standard. My solution was to keep the standard fiddle block on the traveller, route the main sheet forward to a block connected to kicker loop on the boom then down to a block mid cabin roof and through the cutout in the spray hood to a jammer. This is not right to the mast but when I tried this (without the deck block), I found the sheet tension did not change too much on tacking.

My boat is back home in the drive right now with the mast down but these two pics will give you some idea of the routing.
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I did want to take the sheet further forward to the lazy jack loop but when the boom is wide to starboard, the kicker and sheet will interfere with each other. I may try that and see how much of a problem it is but I suspect as shown above will be best.

Re: Freedom Videos

Posted: Sun Jul 31, 2022 6:35 am
by newt2u
Another video of my F21 in Milford Haven last week.

https://vimeo.com/manage/videos/735139326
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