Re: Euros mainsheet track
Thanks for information. The track on Euros is situated in aft end of the
cockpit and is tilted slightly forward. If we can fix the new track on
the old one the tilt will be automatically right. That is a bonus.
However, the track is also curved. Can I buy a straight track and bend
Here is the picture of my mainsheet track.
I really missed the convenience of towed mainsheet car last summer. It
wasn't for constant tweaking like on sports boat but just to get main
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be through bolted. I suspect there is a strip of steel that was
basically embedded, and then holes drilled and tapped to accept the
screws for the original Goiot track. There was no sign of any problem
with the track. After consulting with a few riggers who had seen similar
installations, we decided to mount the new track on top of the existing.
We used Lanocote on the machine screws to prevent dissimilar metal
corrosion. That's the orange colored goop you see in the photo around
https://dl.dropbox.com/u/105731786/amel_track.JPGHarken hardware that is both robust and readily available.
the new one? Was Goiot track difficult to remove or was it something
else that brought you to that solution?
Boat track to our boat. The original Goiot track was substantial enough
that we could drill and tap mounting holes for the Harken track.