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by Chris Clement
Tue April 23rd, 2013, 11:05 pm
Forum: HELP ?
Topic: Sailing characteristics Golden Hind
Replies: 9
Views: 4209

Re: Sailing characteristics Golden Hind

Hi Guys, This thread seems to be continuing. It's all physics - get the Centre of Effort (CE) behind the Centre of Lateral Resistance (CLR) and she will turn up into the wind. Dear old Imshallah (GH 66) has the stumpy mast, we've treated her to a new main with 2 (each relatively deep) slab reefs and...
by Chris Clement
Tue April 23rd, 2013, 10:13 pm
Forum: HELP ?
Topic: Golden Hind 31 Keel Bolts
Replies: 1
Views: 1518

Re: Golden Hind 31 Keel Bolts

Right, trying to self help! Surely we can't be the first to have a go at this. 2+ tons of cast iron dropping off your boat would be a tad embarrassing! Anyway, welted 4 bolts out - 1 was very tough to start with, gave it a turning tweak with some fairly small stilsons and the bottom bit dropped off,...
by Chris Clement
Mon April 15th, 2013, 8:42 pm
Forum: HELP ?
Topic: Golden Hind 31 Keel Bolts
Replies: 1
Views: 1518

Golden Hind 31 Keel Bolts

Well, we've started! Took a deep breath and a selection of hammers and drifts and now have 4 bolts out! No idea whether they have been out before. 3 are in pretty good condition and the 4th is in 2 parts. Imshallah is a 1968 Hartwells built GH31, sheathed ply. We are pleased to see that they are mad...

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