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#32375 - 04/14/04 04:38 PM Spinnaker for Hobie 17  
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We have several Hobie 17 owners in the Northwest, that are interested in adding Spinnakers to our boat. If you have added a spinnaker to your H-17, that has been successful, please share the details. Interested in the type, size, hardware, pole size, and bag or snuffer system.
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Caleb Tarleton

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#32376 - 04/14/04 06:31 PM Re: Spinnaker for Hobie 17 [Re: H17cat]  
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We have a member of Sandy Hook Bay Catamaran Club who has added a spinnaker to his H17. He also designed a snuffer which can me used either mid or end pole and did extensive testing with it last season. I believe he is planning to put it into production. His name is Don. I'll email this to him so he can corres[pond directly with you.

I'm planning to use the snuffer for a mid pole system on my P19mx this season.

Sail fast


Bob Fraser
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#32377 - 04/21/04 10:42 AM Re: Spinnaker for Hobie 17 [Re: H17cat]  
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I'm the guy from Sandy Hook Bay Catamaran Club (Fleet 250), who put a spinnaker on his H17. I started a side business to rationalize the expense and time of doing a professional job. It’s called DWD Sailing, LLC. I was told that the H17 was not structurally capable of carrying a chute so, as a Mechanical Engineer, I took this as a design challenge. The two primary issues are the narrow bows and the fragile comp tip. I also wanted to be able to convert back to a one design quickly. Over the last two years I’ve consulted with many experts and tested a lot of configurations and components, which have culminating in the final design.

I will have the following components available by early summer:
1. Spinnaker Pole, with Crossbar fitting, stays, and blocks for tack line and halyard.
2. Fiberglass Snuffer Mouth for Pole End or Mid Pole placement with tubular mylar bag.
3. Bow crossbar designed to provide lift when bows submerge, while stiffening the narrow bows.
4. North spinnaker designed specifically for this sailplan.
5. Hardware kit including everything else.

E-Mail me at dnr234@aol.com or give me a call at 732-768-6080 (Cell). If I don't answer, leave a message.

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#32378 - 04/21/04 11:56 AM Re: Spinnaker for Hobie 17 [Re: dwdsailing]  
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#286657 - 04/04/17 03:57 AM Re: Spinnaker for Hobie 17 [Re: dwdsailing]  
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Reviving a dead post but would buy this from dwdsailing if any left over...

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