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Scupper hoses

Hi, George Sparr here.  After 40 years it's time to replace the scupper through hull fittings and valves.  I think the previous owner was upset with the boat yard that he had to replace the 2" hoses.  He thought that they should be crossed from the port side to the starboard valve.  What I have know is straight hoses from the scupper to the valve.  Any advice would be appreciated.  Also, thinking of replacing the two other through hull fittings while I have it out.  just don't know how long…

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Does anyone know the packing size for the rudder post? I have a M36 sloop, the top of the packing gland is the three bolt type with the bottom half fiberglassed into hull.

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Was the hull number on the original main sail under the m-36 logo. Hull out tomorrow. Time to get ready for varnish season. Also have new set of glow pugs to install. Not at all happy with the way the universal 5432 starts. Not reliable. Runs great after and if you can start it. 

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3 Replies · Reply by Tory Salvia Oct 9

M36 11 Keel Bolts?

was reading a pamphlet where its mentioned the M36 has 11 keel bolts.  i count 10 in mine.  three in aft bilge, four in central bilge, two at mast step and a single bolt in small bilge between port head and starboard sink.  is there an 11th hidden or was that a typo?  there is a long span between the mast step bolts and the forward most bolt but there is no access to that area without removing the floor.

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7 Replies · Reply by Erik R Oct 15

M36 hulls cored or solid?

was reading Sparkle Plenty's blog and he said he encountered balsa core when grinding the hull to check for moisture.  i was under the impression the hulls were solid fiberglass.  did they use coring in strategic places on the hull? 

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4 Replies · Reply by Barry Hilman Nov 23

Keel Stub Construction

Hi everyone,New MYOG membern here.  Im proud owner of Mariner 36 hull #45 Dulcinea.  I have a potentially serious structural issue with my keel stub and need to try and get as much info as i can so i can decide what repairs i might need to make and how im going to approach them.  my boat has a thin separation line at the keel/hull joint which isn't surprising given its age and probable neglect before i purchased her.  to remedy this, at first i figured i'd haul out, drop the keel, check the…

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7 Replies · Reply by Erik R Oct 17

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New Story Leadership Sail 2019

This July, two Mariner 36 sloops participated in a volunteer sailing event for college students participating in the New Story Leadership for the Middle East program. Each summer, NSL, a Washington, DC based non-profit program brings college age Israeli and Palestinian students to Washington, DC for 6 weeks of leadership classes and high level internships on Capitol Hill…

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New Members Onboarded

I've just approved about 18 new members. Please welcome them. As I stated in my latest blast, NING's new migration completion ETA is mid May. Until then, they have lifted the 150 member limit so I could onboard the waiting members. All members can continue posting. NING will make sure it migrates all accounts and current data before turning on our new NING 3.0 site.

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