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by 30101
Wed Nov 18, 2020 1:37 pm
Forum: Class Rules Discussions
Topic: Removing the center table
Replies: 15
Views: 410

Re: Removing the center table

I'm not sure about the TPI boats but the french-built boats have the heavy house battery, along with lots of wiring, located in the bottom of the cabinet that supports the table. I assume the goal of removing the table is a main saloon that is clear of obstructions with a flat cabin sole. If the tab...
by 30101
Thu Sep 24, 2020 1:55 pm
Forum: Sails & Tuning
Topic: Mast base location?
Replies: 8
Views: 5288

Re: Mast base location?

Mine does not have a trim piece to remove. Maybe none of the French boats have a trim piece at the bottom of the bulkhead?
by 30101
Thu Sep 24, 2020 9:50 am
Forum: Sails & Tuning
Topic: Mast base location?
Replies: 8
Views: 5288

Re: Mast base location?

When placed between the mast and the bulkhead, a 460mm template is at least 20mm short even with the mast base in its most forward position. Is the bulkhead a consistent reference point across the US and French built boats? Does anyone have a recommendation for a secondary reference point for locati...
by 30101
Sun Mar 17, 2019 11:25 pm
Forum: Maintenance Topics
Topic: Head Plumbing and Y-valve
Replies: 18
Views: 10817

Re: Head Plumbing and Y-valve

Thanks guys. These responses are very helpful. The only open question is the absolute necessity of being able to empty the tank overboard given the prevalence of pump out facilities in ports these days. I suppose its nice to be able to empty it when offshore, as desired?
by 30101
Wed Mar 13, 2019 11:24 pm
Forum: Maintenance Topics
Topic: Head Plumbing and Y-valve
Replies: 18
Views: 10817

Re: Head Plumbing and Y-valve

Upon its arrival from the UK, I discovered that my french-built 109 does not have a holding tank. I guess they weren't required as a factory installation? I'm having that remedied before commissioning this spring. The plumbing schematic in this post is helpful but some tips on the installation would...