Spare Parts 03/01/98

Renault PartsReader Wayne Oastler of New Hartford, New York, wrote to say that he found parts for his Renault RC8D 8-hp. diesel from Renault...

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

Plug that Chain-pipe

I was always amazed at how much water could seep through the chain-pipe and into Toscas anchor locker when a sea was up, or we were punching into a headsea-although punching would hardly describe the ungainly motion of a gaff-rigged ketch to weather. Wallowing? Submarining? Regardless, the chain-pipe was like a water main in those conditions …