SJ23 Tech Tip Index - Rigging.
(This index deals with the standing & running rigging of an SJ23, stern to bow)
 

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    STANDING RIGGING       How to keep the "big stick" standing! 

 
F17   Step the Mast - With the Boom as per owner manual. (With related issues). 2022-10-17
F18   Step the Mast - With an A-Frame. (New mast sleeve for temp shrouds) 2022-10-16
F19   Step the Mast Forward - (To pass under a bridge). 1999-01-03
F33   Standing Rig Tuning & Sail Setting Guide - Keep a copy on board. 2019-11-27
F24   Standing Rig Tuning - (From the Catalina 25/250 Association web site). 1999-11-17
F09   Split Back Stay with Adjuster - A factory design that is easy to operate.  2018-09-20
F10

Roller Furling - Furler Manufactures, New Forestay, Assemble Furler, Furling Line, Damaged Forestay.

2022-07-02
F10a

Roller Furling - How to Keep your Roller Furler Alive.

2016-05-05
F34

Standing Rig Maintenance & Replace Wire - Chain Plates, Stem & Back Plates, Turnbuckles, Clevis Pin, Rig Failures, Mast Foot, Mast hinge plate, Spreaders, Mast Head, Mast Kerf. 

2022-09-25
F34a

5/32" SS Standing Rigging for PanacheSpreaders, Fabricate Lower Shrouds, Fabricate Upper Shrouds, Tension Rigging, Observations.

2021-08-10
F34b

Dyneema Standing Rigging for GoodpainSpecs, Shroud to Mast Connection, Dyneema Sleeve, Construction Stretch, Lashing Line, Mast Step, Spreader Ends.

2021-09-20
F30   Back Stay Crane - How to deal with an oversize roach on a mainsail. 2005-03-08
 

    RUNNING RIGGING, Cockpit   

 
F14   Self-Steering - Lashed or vane. 2020-07-21
F29   Winch Maintenance - Lewmar, Barient, Barlow, Parts, Sheet Cleat, Over Run. 2016-10-21
F31   Winch Replace - Upsize the Factory Primary Winch. 2022-06-26
F26   Line Storage Bag - For main sheet.  2019-03-16
F25   Line Storage Bags - For jib sheets or halyards. 2020-09-24
 

    RUNNING RIGGING, Boom   

 
F02   Boom Internal Outhaul - Flatten the mainsail for strong wind. 2021-05-24
F08   Boom Jibe Preventer - Great safety control for sailing downwind in heavy weather. 2008-08-11

F01

  Boom Mechanical Vang - Fabricate a mechanical vang to support the boom for better sail shape. 2012-04-13
F20   Boom Gooseneck - Repair a worn Unit. 1999-01-12
F12   Boom Topping Lift - Factory kit. 1998-10-26
 

     RUNNING RIGGING, Mainsail   

 
F07

Mainsail Slugs & Mast Gate - Lower the mainsail right to the boom.

2017-12-22
F28   Mainsail Traveller & Mainsheet - Effective control lines to prevent a knockdown. 2017-05-26
F05

Mainsail Reefing Systems - Dual and single line jiffy reef systems.

2022-09-20
F22

Mainsail Lazy Jacks and Storage Straps  - Safety and convenience when reducing sail, Dyneema lazy jacks.

2019-02-13
F38   Mainsail Cover - Conventional and Stack Pack. 2021-09-02
 

    RUNNING RIGGING, Mast   

 
F16   Rigging Profile for an SJ23 - A hardware guide from Harken. 1998-11-03
F03

Internal Halyards - Lead Aft to Cockpit & Line Length Chart.

2019-07-17
F27   Bridge - Across cabin to terminate halyards & reef lines. 2001-09-20
 

    RUNNING RIGGING, Jib   

 
F13   Jib Halyards Lead Aft - Factory kit. 1998-10-26
F06   Jib Deck Tracks  - Deck mounted. 2002-12-10
F36   Jib Staysail Set on a Solent Stay - Heavy Weather Use. 2019-06-02
F11   Jib Downhaul - To douse a hanked on jib from the cockpit.    2015-08-04
F04   Jib Tack Pennant - Great for seeing under the jib in rough weather. 2005-01-03
F23   Jib Halyard Storage - On the pulpit and spreader. 2007-07-01
F10b

Jib Conversion to Roller Furling - Convert Jib, Typical Operation, Pennant & Spinnaker Halyard Wrap, Jib Sleeve.

2022-07-02
      RUNNING RIGGING, Spinnaker     
F15   Spinnaker Gear - Factory kit. 2008-09-05
F32   Spinnaker  - How to rig and fly a Symmetrical Spinnaker. 2006-06-27
F37   Spinnaker  - How to Rig and Fly an Asymmetrical Spinnaker. 2020-08-29
 

    RUNNING RIGGING, Sail Care   

 
F35

  Care & Cleaning of Sails - Simple maintenance.

2009-08-01
F21

  Replace your Sails - Upgrade considerations, loft contacts, Tight hanks, used sails. 

2022-08-26
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