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by john walpole
Mon December 6th, 2010, 4:05 pm
Forum: HELP ?
Topic: Leaking hull,but not sure where,Riptide 31
Replies: 3
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Re: Leaking hull,but not sure where,Riptide 31

My GH31 had a very slow leak which appeared to come from the outboard edge of the stb'd bilge plate. Decided to drop the plate & rebed it. Once the plate & the fore & aft "doubler" were off water from the bilge began running out and a 1 metre longtitudinal crack through the ply hull was clearly seen...
by john walpole
Fri October 15th, 2010, 5:08 pm
Forum: HELP ?
Topic: GH31 Inner Forestay
Replies: 4
Views: 8204

Re: GH31 Inner Forestay

Thanks Vince I will try the staysail & report the results in due course. In my ignorance I assumed that the inner forestay would be attached some way below the masthead if it was intended to carry a sail. Any other GH31's out there similarly rigged???
by john walpole
Wed September 22nd, 2010, 12:49 pm
Forum: HELP ?
Topic: GH31 Inner Forestay
Replies: 4
Views: 8204

GH31 Inner Forestay

Have recently bought Ceilidhe II (GH114) and have a question about the standing rigging. She is rigged with a furling genoa (mast head to stem head) but there is also an inner forestay running from the mast head just below the furler down to a position on the foredeck. This impedes the genoa when ta...