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PostPosted: Fri Sep 23, 2011 8:10 am 
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Hi there need some very basic advice I have just purchased a hobie 14 turbo that has been very neglected and intend to rebuild her can someone please tell me the optimum size and length of braided rope for the Jib sheets ,
many thanks & kind regards Gavin


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PostPosted: Fri Sep 23, 2011 9:13 am 
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32' of 5/16" diameter Spun Dacron.

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PostPosted: Fri Sep 23, 2011 9:22 am 
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Many thanks Matt is the 32' per sheet or will I half it ie 16' per sheet as I would like to place red sheet to Port and Green to Stbd, this project is to teach my girlfriends kids the joys and responsibility of sailing and anything I can do to make things easier for them I will
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PostPosted: Fri Sep 23, 2011 10:24 am 
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The sheet is continuous / one piece. Loose ends would fall off the tramp and drag, knotting two sheets together might not allow you to fully sheet out.

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PostPosted: Fri Sep 23, 2011 10:47 am 
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Many thanks Matt,my previous experience has been sailing a 45' yawl ,this will be fun
regards Gavin


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