Spare Parts 07/15/98

British Seagull PartsA reader named Jon Amy, of West Lafayette, Indiana, asked where to get parts for a British Seagull outboard engine. We published...

CS Owners

Since we posted a notice in the August 1, 1997 issue announcing the formation of a CS (Canadian Sailcraft) owners group, we were pleased...

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Barient WinchesWe recently heard from a reader that he was able to purchase replacement roller bearings for Barient 28+ winches, for $55, from the...

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Kenyon InstrumentsReader Ernie Copp owns some old Kenyon instruments. The company has long been out of business. Following his successful search to find someone...

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Westerly Owners AssociationFollowing publication of the September 1999 Used Boat Survey of the Westerly Centaur 26, we received correspondence from Joe Douglas, editor of...

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British Seagull, S&S, Micrologic

Do-It-Yourself Chafe Protection

Being a team of diehard do-it-yourselfers, we decided to try our own hand at devising a workable solution to defeating line chafe. After fiddling with canvas, old fire hose, and even messing around with some Kevlar, we settled on leather—an old riggers standby.