Westsail Owners Alliance - Post: "Jib Sheet Track Removal"
Westsail Westsail Owners Affiliation
 Important information about this site! 

Post: "Jib Sheet Track Removal"

12,268 posts on 2,444 threads   •   From Mar 07, 2004 - Jan 08, 2012


Text Strings  

Full Phrase  


All Words  

Any Word  


Message Text

Text & Author  

Message Author Message Content   (1 of 1)
- Archived Message from Inactive Forum -

Jay Bietz

Update on the sealing experiment.

Saturday, I drill 4 3/8 holes just outboard of the Genoa track and centered around the leak and low area of the cap rail.

Using liquid Life Caulk (heated in hot water) I was able to force the Caulk into one hole and have the caulk come out the second hole. Both of these holes had about a 1/4" gap between the bottom of the teak and the top of the deck/hull joint material.

The outer holes didn't seem to accept much caulk except to fill up the hole. Neither did there seem to be a gap between the teak and deck/hull material.

I am letting the caulk harden up before removing enough to teak plug/patch the holes.

I'll advise as to the results.


Showing record #1 of 1 matching record

Showing record #1 of 1 matching record

  Forum Archive Home    Back to Previous Page   Show Posts w/ Images   Windbag Newsletter 
This site is provided as service to Westsail Owners by Jack Webb on Westsail 32, Hull #438, at http://HighSeasDrifter.net,
This site is provided as service to Westsail Owners by  Jack Webb (s/v Drifter, Westsail 32, Hull #438)