Re: Genoa Fair Leads

Mark Erdos

Hi Ken,

Was the mainsheet on the boom rigged correctly to start with? It is hard to tell on the video but it looks as though it was the forward thingy under the boom that broke. We were warned when we purchased Cream Puff that only the middle under-the-boom-thingy was designed to take the loads required.

Nice video!

With best regards,


Sailing Vessel - Cream Puff - SM2K - #275
Currently cruising - Panama

-----Original Message-----
From: [] On Behalf Of Ken Powers SV Aquarius
Sent: Tuesday, May 28, 2019 3:11 PM
Subject: Re: [AmelYachtOwners] Genoa Fair Leads


I had to do this, and filmed it.

Ken Powers
Aquarius SM2K #262

On 5/25/19, Capt. Steve Bode <> wrote:
Hey, Group.

What's the latest best answer on replacing the Genoa Fair Leads? My springs
are broken, one wheel is chipped. Tried taking it apart, but can't figure
out how to get the pin out of the center once the eye bolts are removed. Is
that center bar screwed in? At $750 a piece online, I'm not jazzed about
replacing the whole car.
Replacement car without extra hardware needed to adapt to Amel lead system:

Tags: Genoa Fair Lead, Genoa Track, Jib Car Lead, Jib fairlead, Genoa
Fairlead, Foresail Track

*Steve Bode, Captain of Sailing Vessel Intention*
Currently Drydocked at ANT Yat Servis
Bodrum Marina Teknik Servisler
Neyzen Tevfik Cad. No. 5
48400 Bodrum, Mulga, Turkiye

Amel Super Maramu #117 (1994) <>
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