• Magnus McDonald replied to the topic New to me: W8698 in the forum Technical 5 months ago

    Hi John – thanks for the reply and advice. Wire jib halyard is the way I’m going, and have got hold of some replacement sheaves for the mast foot. Just about to order the Selden 20S furling gear.

    Brid was great, we went as a club so 50 ish of us. Local advice for coming back in was to keep it nailed and plough it up the beach which was quite…[Read more]

  • Hello all. Just introducing myself, I purchased W8698 recently, a Moores built MK2SD. This is only my second “big” boat after a Gull. She is in pretty good shape, a couple of holes that have been fixed to a good standard, some stiff cleats, but brand spanking new Trident cruising sails (main with masthead flotation patch and a cruising jib), the…[Read more]