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by Nicholas Koligiannis
Thu Nov 28, 2013 7:15 am
Forum: Hull and Deck
Topic: Play in the tiller
Replies: 4
Views: 12667

Play in the tiller

Hi to all: If you have a bit of play in your tiller (and, God forbid, it's not the rudder stock tangs that have come loose) the culprit may be the bronze head which joins the tiller with the rudder stock. This is kept tight with a key inserted from the top and a pair of allen-headed screws on the st...
by Nicholas Koligiannis
Wed Sep 25, 2013 4:04 pm
Forum: Cruising
Topic: Anchor rode...
Replies: 4
Views: 15212

Re: Anchor rode...

Hi to all: In my part of the world, the Aegean's traditionally windy anchorages normally require anchor/chain combinations heftier than normal. Although the bays are normally protected, there can be severe gusts, sometimes exceeding 40knots. Over the years--and with a few minor mishaps--I've had the...