Cruisers Forum
 


Join CruisersForum Today

Reply
 
Thread Tools Rate Thread Display Modes
Old 17-10-2015, 14:07   #1
Registered User

Join Date: Oct 2015
Location: Gulfport, FL
Boat: Beneteau 461
Posts: 63
Images: 2
Hello from Gulfport and Moondance

Hi everybody,
My husband and I recently retired and bought a Beneteau 461. Moondance is 15 years old and I guess we will learn a lot taking care of her. She has an in-mast furling system with electric winches that is not working too well. We have a sag in the mainsail and need to replace it. THIS is our first boat and we can sure use advice from you all. Have NeilPryde make us a new sail, or have a sailmaker do it? Sail Care in PA gave us a good quote. Any advice?
__________________

__________________
GulfportBarb is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 18-10-2015, 06:30   #2
Moderator Emeritus
 
GordMay's Avatar

Join Date: Mar 2003
Location: Thunder Bay, Ontario - 48-29N x 89-20W
Boat: (Cruiser Living On Dirt)
Posts: 31,579
Images: 240
Re: Hello from Gulfport and Moondance

Greetings and welcome aboard the CF, Barb.
__________________

__________________
Gord May
"If you didn't have the time or money to do it right in the first place, when will you get the time/$ to fix it?"



GordMay is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 21-11-2015, 22:25   #3
Registered User

Join Date: Nov 2015
Location: madisonville La.
Boat: Hunter37c
Posts: 5
Re: Hello from Gulfport and Moondance

From sea phantom We are tying up a few loose ends on sea and will be spending some time at Gulfport small boat harbour , hope to see ya there. Beeb reading forum forever, this our first post.
__________________
Sea phantom is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 23-11-2015, 16:48   #4
Registered User
 
iSaint's Avatar

Join Date: Dec 2008
Location: Mississippi Gulf Coast
Boat: SOLD moving aboard something bigger soon
Posts: 207
Re: Hello from Gulfport and Moondance

It's my understanding that you can have your main cut into a better shape. Shop your local sailmakers!
__________________

Rock Steady
iSaint is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Thread Tools
Display Modes Rate This Thread
Rate This Thread:

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Cruisers yacht stuck on Gulfport beach in 4 feet of sand avb3 Seamanship & Boat Handling 492 06-08-2012 16:11
Crew Wanted: Gulfport, MS to Key West, FL Ninetoes Crew Archives 35 16-10-2011 19:42
New User From Gulfport, FL RumHead Meets & Greets 4 12-09-2008 12:18
PLEASE SUPPORT GULFPORT MOORING FIELD cindydavis Meets & Greets 27 20-07-2008 02:42



Copyright 2002- Social Knowledge, LLC All Rights Reserved.

All times are GMT -7. The time now is 04:04.


Google+
Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2017, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
Social Knowledge Networks
Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2017, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.

ShowCase vBulletin Plugins by Drive Thru Online, Inc.