Sailing with spinn on Pegasus with G

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Sailing with spinn on Pegasus with G

Post by dreamer » Fri Jul 22, 2016 3:26 pm

http://s298.photobucket.com/user/dreame ... 1.mp4.html

Geoff was kind enough to take me sailing for a couple of days...one with Leon and Highlander...Unfortunately I couldn't make it with my boat (My 2008 etec needs an injector replaced).

This was the day he pulled her out to find rudder issues.

We were sailing pretty close to the wind for a spin.

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Re: Sailing with spinn on Pegasus with G

Post by beene » Fri Jul 22, 2016 6:13 pm

Sweet 8)

Thanks for posting that Rocky

Cheers

G

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Re: Sailing with spinn on Pegasus with G

Post by Phil M » Sat Jul 23, 2016 10:09 am

Did I correctly read the speed of 11.5 knots while sailing on a lake? :o

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Re: Sailing with spinn on Pegasus with G

Post by dreamer » Sat Jul 23, 2016 11:49 am

That was wind speed Phil. The speed was on the chartplotter 5.5knots....of couse if Léon was there he would've tweaked the boat to 6knts :D

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Re: Sailing with spinn on Pegasus with G

Post by sailboatmike » Sat Jul 23, 2016 4:07 pm

5.5Knts without main up, thats not to be sneezed at

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Re: Sailing with spinn on Pegasus with G

Post by Tomfoolery » Sat Jul 23, 2016 6:05 pm

5.0 kts, more or less, depending on whether I steered for speed, or to get where I was going. :D

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GHz-o9dXKIE

I don't remember how much wind there was back then (2013 MMOR) but we were having a pretty good time with the spinnakers. These boats do ok with just that cheap asym that MacGregor offered.

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Re: Sailing with spinn on Pegasus with G

Post by Phil M » Sat Jul 23, 2016 6:15 pm

dreamer wrote:That was wind speed Phil. The speed was on the chartplotter 5.5knots....of couse if Léon was there he would've tweaked the boat to 6knts :D
Oh, yes,of course. :| I should have known better.

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Re: Sailing with spinn on Pegasus with G

Post by beene » Sat Jul 23, 2016 7:35 pm

Tomfoolery wrote:5.0 kts, more or less, depending on whether I steered for speed, or to get where I was going. :D

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GHz-o9dXKIE

I don't remember how much wind there was back then (2013 MMOR) but we were having a pretty good time with the spinnakers. These boats do ok with just that cheap asym that MacGregor offered.
True

Good times Tom

Looking fwd to MMOR 2016

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Re: Sailing with spinn on Pegasus with G

Post by beene » Sat Jul 23, 2016 7:36 pm

sailboatmike wrote:5.5Knts without main up, thats not to be sneezed at
Agreed

There was 5 kts of true wind

We turned that into 11.5 apparent

Gotta love science

G

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Re: Sailing with spinn on Pegasus with G

Post by aviro » Wed Jul 27, 2016 10:24 pm

I dreamer
Me too i have to change an injector on my 2008 etec having only 170 hours total time
do you know if it is a recurant problem on the etec
J.F.

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Re: Sailing with spinn on Pegasus with G

Post by dreamer » Sat Jul 30, 2016 12:58 pm

Hey aviro,
just picked up boat this morning. They gave me the old faulty injector. They said they don't change too many. My outboard has 330hrs. I noticed on the engine report history that over 75% of the time the outboard is running below 3000rpm and the majority of that under 2000rpm. I'm going to try to do more high speed motoring to keep injectors clean. I also didn't do winterization last fall for the first time so that may have been a contributing factor. First major issue in 9yrs but the timing really sucks.

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Re: Sailing with spinn on Pegasus with G

Post by Jimmyt » Sun Jul 31, 2016 8:11 am

Not meaning to hijack the thread, but out of curiosity, are you guys with early injector failure running 'pure gas', or ethanol blend auto fuel?

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Re: Sailing with spinn on Pegasus with G

Post by aviro » Sun Jul 31, 2016 9:07 pm

Hi
I use the gas i find in the marina or super
BRP do not look concern about the type of fuel
my problem was looking as an electrical failure in the injector
loock curious 2 2008 engine same problem and on mine i suspect the second injector
i am going to put the engine on the computer coming back from my holiday ( if it do not fail before that)
the engine run rough and misfire.
i loose confidense about this engine and more knoing that BRP do not stand beind ther engine
realy bad experience for me
J.F.

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Re: Sailing with spinn on Pegasus with G

Post by Jimmyt » Mon Aug 01, 2016 7:27 am

Thanks

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