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by Puddle Sailor
Tue Feb 25, 2020 1:53 pm
Forum: Common Discussion - Dufour Grand Large & Dufour Performance Series
Topic: Air in fresh water lines
Replies: 1
Views: 535

Air in fresh water lines

I have issues with air in the hoses from the fresh water tanks. The pump is not capable to empty the lines from air until water comes. I need to put pressure on each tank while the pump is running to finally get water through. I have achieved pressure either by the dinghy air filling pump or by a wa...
by Puddle Sailor
Thu Sep 12, 2019 7:59 am
Forum: Common Tecnical Issues - Dufour Grand Large & Dufour Performance Series
Topic: Inner Forestay
Replies: 2
Views: 1296

Inner Forestay

Hello, I'm considering to add a inner forestay to my Dufour 385GL as I note that there is a fitting in place on the mast. Can anyone that has added a cutter stay inform about if it is necessary to also add some stay going backwards to compensate for the forward pull in the top of the mast. Do you pa...
by Puddle Sailor
Fri Aug 30, 2019 11:12 am
Forum: Common Discussion - Dufour Grand Large & Dufour Performance Series
Topic: Inner Forestay
Replies: 9
Views: 12934

Re: Inner Forestay

Thanks for sharing your arrangement for the inner forestay. How have you arranged for parking of the forestay when not in use? What hardware have you used? Is it always out of the way or is there a drawback of having to deal with the parked stay? When tightening the the forestay for sailing. How do ...
by Puddle Sailor
Wed Apr 03, 2019 4:42 pm
Forum: Common Discussion - Dufour Grand Large & Dufour Performance Series
Topic: Polar diagram Dufour 385 GL
Replies: 1
Views: 1418

Polar diagram Dufour 385 GL

Does anyone know where I can find a polar diagram for a 385 GL?
And perhaps even a file in a suitable format for weather routing?
Thanks