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by AJ Oliver
Wed Dec 29, 2004 8:06 pm
Forum: Repair, parts and maintenance.
Topic: Winter haul-outs
Replies: 7
Views: 3021

Personally, I would be leary of leaving a 7.9 - or any boat - in the water over the winter months, bubbler or no. I am aware of at least two sail boats in this area (Western Lake Erie) that developed HUGE and expensive blister problems after not being hauled out for a season or two. (One was a Weste...
by AJ Oliver
Thu Nov 11, 2004 9:20 pm
Forum: Repair, parts and maintenance.
Topic: Mast Step Repair
Replies: 4
Views: 2056

Mast Step Repair

Dear 7.9er's - I sail #445 at the Sandusky Sailing Club (SSC) on the US's great North Coast. I'm wondering if any of you have tips on how to repair the mast step. Mine has a few cracks in the paint just below it, but appears not to be compressing. Although the problem seems to be merely cosmetic at ...