… for the Max from your sailing!

Julian

Please find below the planned rallies for 2022:

AGM rally – Marchwood Sat 7th April

Spring rally – Bembridge Sat 14th / Sun 15th May.

Summer rally – possibly Guernsey – tbc

Summer rally – River Yealm – Sat 3rd / Sun 4th September – host Gary Heward

Autumn rally – Cowes – Shepards Wharf – Sat 17th /Sun 18th Sept – host – Pam & Andy Verdon (Ariam)

End of season rally – Lymington Yacht Haven – Sat 15th/Sun 16th Oct – Host – Julian Trimming/Steve Harridge.

I have been approached by Mark Angell who is looking to buy a Maxi 1100. If interested, his e-mail is mark@markangell.com

Julian Trimming

Maxi 1300 fully battened mainsail. Radial construction. Top quality Dimension DCXI laminate. Sail was made new in 2017 but the rig was changed in 2019 to in-mast furling. So it had two seasons of light use and is first class. Have priced low because it would be a shame and a waste for it not to find a new home. Full inspection possible (KT23 – Surrey or elsewhere by arrangement). Contact Mike 07917 798940  

Sail in use

Spec for sail

Replacement of the sail-drive gaiter is a recurring task for Maxi owners and one that is costly through a yard. Malcolm (Denny) Denham has done it himself on his Maxi 1100 and has kindly shared with the group his experience. The pdf file below includes the lessons learned and has pictures through the procedure while the Excel file includes materials used and time taken.

https://maxiowners.net/wp-content/uploads/2022/04/Saildrive-diaphragm-replacement.pdf

https://maxiowners.net/wp-content/uploads/2022/04/Saildrive-diaphragm-change.xlsx

Many thanks Denny for sharing with the group.

There has been much discussion in the sailing media and the MOA WhatsApp group about biodiesel and diesel additives. From the WhatsApp group, it appears we have an expert in our membership with Malcolm Denham having written an article on biodiesel which appeared in Cruising Magazine in December 2021 www.theca.org.uk. Please find here a link to the article reproduced with their permission.

https://maxiowners.net/wp-content/uploads/2022/04/Cruising-Dec-21-HVOs-final.pdf

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