Ascending the mast with minimal effort

Ascending the mast with a crew of two can be tricky. Winching the other person up is tough and time consuming. At our family it is usually I who climbs the mast, leaving Noora to do the winching. To address this problem I tried to think of a solution, which … Continue reading

Changing the steering bearings of Dufour 40 performance

There is a fault in the design of the steering axle of the Dufour 40 (2004) this same kind of design is used on some Bavarias also I think. The self-aligning plastic bearings can bend out of shape due to cumulating aluminium oxide and/or calcium. This will freeze up the … Continue reading