Spare Parts

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

Spare Parts 04/15/99

British SeagullReader Brian W. Pollard of Mount Desert, Maine, wrote in regard to an item in the July 15, 1998 issue regarding sources of...

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...

Spare Parts 3/01

Micrologic RepairReader Carl Love wrote to say, You might want to add Bay Country Electronics to your list at 4 Dock St., Annapolis, Maryland,...

Spare Parts 02/01/98

Portlight Gasket SourceIn the November 1, 1991 issue we reported on the difficulties-and a few successes-wed experienced trying to find obscure parts for our...

The Ins and Outs of Aftermarket Bowsprits for Light-air Sails

A salty Kiwi named Ross Norgrove once said that the most important tool for the owner of a wooden yawl adorned with a bowsprit is a sharp ax. To some degree, his witty comment holds true for contemporary sailors contemplating a mini-bowsprit.