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by Ed
Mon Nov 10, 2014 7:34 pm
Forum: Trailers
Topic: New trailer
Replies: 0
Views: 1883

New trailer

I'm thinking of buying a new trailer for Webley so I can start doing some sailing in some new locations.
Anybody bought one recently?
or any advice on the other option which would be to refurbish?

by Ed
Tue Oct 16, 2012 12:44 pm
Forum: Sails
Topic: Sails
Replies: 11
Views: 7437

Genoa size

Yes, I've just done the same for my boat Webley. I only sail on Rutland water and mostly single handed currently. I was getting frustrated by the lack of sail shape when I was out in anything above F3. When I put more than 3 rolls into the sail it became pretty useless for anything other than backin...
by Ed
Thu Mar 11, 2010 4:34 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Rutland Rally Anyone?
Replies: 5
Views: 2283

Hi All,

My boat is sail 177, Webley and I'm based at Whitwell on Rutland, opposite side to the sailing club so provided I'm available on the chosen weekend then I'm up for it.

by Ed
Sun Jan 31, 2010 8:19 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: solo sailing
Replies: 10
Views: 2518

Solo sailing

I also sail a Rutland mostly single handed, my boats is Webley. I find that a a rolled up Genoa reduces your ability of sailing up wind in anything above f4 and if you unroll it abit and accept to much sail I end up going side ways stalling every other time I try and tack. I've also found that even ...
by Ed
Thu May 07, 2009 4:45 pm
Forum: Tiller / Keel
Topic: Keel Winding Gear
Replies: 4
Views: 2658


Hi, Interesting to hear of a swift sailing in Salcombe I keep meaning to trail mine down (Webley), kept currently at Rutland. Did you Launch there? On the keel front I think if when your on the trailer you keep winding as if your pulling the keel up the bolt will slowly unwind itself upward from the...
by Ed
Thu Apr 23, 2009 6:34 pm
Forum: For Sale
Topic: Check List when buying a second-hand Swift 18
Replies: 12
Views: 6961

Check list

The check list looks great, I will be off to Rutland his weekend to check around Webley! s177 Although reading the list I'm pretty sure I'll not see anything to worry about. I didn't check things like the foam infill's when I bought her...... I've thought a few time about using a jib for when the Ge...