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 Using the Boom - As per SJ23 manual - Block & tackle - Related issues. 2023-03-28
F18   Step the Mast Using an A-Frame - The civilized way without "deck apes".  2024-05-12
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. 2024-02-07
F24   Standing Rig Tuning - (From the Catalina 25/250 Association web site). 1999-11-17
F09   Split Backstay Adjuster - An 8:1 factory design that is easy to operate & required for furling jib.  2023-06-09
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 PanacheForestay - Mast Hinge - Lower Shrouds - Upper Shrouds - Spreaders - Fabricate New Shrouds & Backstay - Installation - Parts - Tension Rigging - Back Stay - Observations - Parts. 

2024-06-25
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 new 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   

 
F20   Boom Gooseneck - Repair a worn Unit. 1999-01-12

F01

  Boom Mechanical Vang - Fabricate a mechanical vang to support the boom for better sail shape. 2023-02-13
F02   Boom Internal Outhaul - Flatten the mainsail for strong wind. 2021-05-24
F12   Boom Topping Lift - Factory kit. 1998-10-26
F08   Boom Jibe Preventer - Great safety control for sailing downwind in heavy weather - Boom Brake. 2023-06-09
 

    RUNNING RIGGING - Mast   

 
F16   Rigging Profile for an SJ23 - A hardware guide from Harken. 1998-11-03
F39   Jib - Downwind pole selection guide. 2023-03-01
F03

Internal Halyards - Mast Head Sheaves & Divider, Mast Foot, Deck Turning Blocks, Internal Halyards, Rope Clutch, Line Length Chart.

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

     RUNNING RIGGING - Mainsail   

 
F28   Mainsail Traveller & Mainsheet - Effective control lines to prevent a knockdown. 2017-05-26
F07

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

2017-12-22
F05

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

2023-09-10
F22

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

2019-02-13
F38   Mainsail Cover - Conventional or Stack Pack. 2023-03-01
 

    RUNNING RIGGING - Jib   

 
F13   Jib Halyards Lead Aft - Factory kit. 1998-10-26
F06   Jib Deck Tracks  - Deck mounted. Extend track, Side Mounted. 2024-06-21
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
F10

Roller Furling for PanacheFurler 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
F10b

Jib Conversion to Roller Furling - Convert Jib - Furling Procedure - Pennant & Spinnaker Halyard Wrap - Jib Sleeve.

2023-09-08
      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 - Blade - (Full Hoist Furling Jib) - Loft contacts - Tight hanks - Used sails - Black Sails.

2024-07-04
F40

  Sew Your Own SJ23 Sails - "A stitch in time".

2024-03-17
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