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Old 17-10-2015, 13:07   #1
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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?

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Old 18-10-2015, 05:30   #2
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Re: Hello from Gulfport and Moondance

Greetings and welcome aboard the CF, Barb.

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Old 21-11-2015, 21:25   #3
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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.
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It's my understanding that you can have your main cut into a better shape. Shop your local sailmakers!

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