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by itchen
Sun Jun 12, 2022 11:01 am
Forum: Frances 26 Discussion
Topic: Frances 26 drawing
Replies: 0
Views: 31431

Frances 26 drawing

I have original Morris Yacht drawing of Frances 26
which shows bowsprit detail if any owner needs some detail info.
Mark
SV Seabird
by itchen
Sun Jun 12, 2022 8:42 am
Forum: Frances 26 Discussion
Topic: Any pictures available of sliding companionway hatch?
Replies: 3
Views: 19485

Re: Any pictures available of sliding companionway hatch?

David
Will be at my boat this week and will get you some pics
on Seabird....any special detail shot needed ?

Best
Mark
SV Seabird
by itchen
Mon Sep 23, 2019 4:20 am
Forum: Frances 26 Discussion
Topic: rudder gudgeons
Replies: 2
Views: 20079

Re: rudder gudgeons

I had some cast for my boat. Give me a call or text me at 914 260 4733. I will check for my extra set,
Mark

SV Seabird :roll:
by itchen
Wed Mar 28, 2018 5:57 am
Forum: Frances 26 Discussion
Topic: Things to look for
Replies: 1
Views: 20206

Re: Things to look for

Hello Pinch

I have a Frances 26 "Seabird " Happy to answer any questions you may have. You can give me a call in my cell if you wish
I will send you a pm with number

Mark
SV Seabird
by itchen
Mon Aug 07, 2017 4:54 am
Forum: Frances 26 Discussion
Topic: Boom clearance
Replies: 5
Views: 34010

Re: Boom clearance

Hello Dennis,

The measurement from the deck at base of the mast to the goose neck is 39". Hope this helps.

Sincerely

Mark
SV Seabird
by itchen
Wed Aug 02, 2017 6:14 am
Forum: Frances 26 Discussion
Topic: Boom clearance
Replies: 5
Views: 34010

Re: Boom clearance

Dennis, I will measure this weekend when at the boat. Any other measurements that you need ?

Best

Mark
by itchen
Tue Aug 01, 2017 5:05 am
Forum: Frances 26 Discussion
Topic: Boom clearance
Replies: 5
Views: 34010

Re: Boom clearance

I am 5'10" and have more than adequate clearance when seated. My boat is a trunk cabin model and has a taller than standard mast. I can measure the distance to bottom of boom from top of seat if you are interested. You may consider having the leach cut higher so that the boom sets a bit higher ...
by itchen
Fri Jun 30, 2017 5:07 am
Forum: Frances 26 Discussion
Topic: Anchors and anchoring.
Replies: 4
Views: 32328

Re: Anchors and anchoring.

Hello Dennis, I have a dual cheek mounted bow roller. I use the 25lb CQR for the most part. I have a small Delta if conditions are not suitable for the plow. The attached photo is not great but you can see the starboard roller visible. The CQR is on port side. I am not certain but I think this is on...
by itchen
Mon Jun 12, 2017 7:14 am
Forum: Frances 26 Discussion
Topic: Fitting a Tiller Autopilot
Replies: 3
Views: 25582

Re: Fitting a Tiller Autopilot

Dennis I will try to find a photo as the boat is in VA..Better if I could send to your email... pm me with it. The bracket is removable...it sets into what appears to be a vertical stanchion mount base which is bolted just below the caprail. I think the bracket is made of 1" stainless tubing an...
by itchen
Mon Jun 12, 2017 5:24 am
Forum: Frances 26 Discussion
Topic: Fitting a Tiller Autopilot
Replies: 3
Views: 25582

Re: Fitting a Tiller Autopilot

Hello Dennis, I am not aware of a tiller pilot made not requiring an extended ( cantilevered ) bracket. My boat has a removable L shaped stainless tube that sits in a socket on toerail. When not in use it can be removed though I usually just leave it in place. I have an older usable tiller pilot ava...
by itchen
Tue May 16, 2017 8:31 am
Forum: Frances 26 Owners
Topic: Just bought Victoria Frances 26
Replies: 4
Views: 36323

Re: Just bought Victoria Frances 26

Milford...nice access to LI Sound though sailing from any location in Maine would be my preference.
Best to luck with your ship

Mark
SV Seabird :D
by itchen
Mon May 15, 2017 7:55 am
Forum: Frances 26 Owners
Topic: Just bought Victoria Frances 26
Replies: 4
Views: 36323

Re: Just bought Victoria Frances 26

Congrats on the purchase. Looks like good bones. You will love the way they sail. Where will you home port her ?

Sincerely

Mark
SV Seabird
Wicomico Church VA :D
by itchen
Tue Apr 04, 2017 7:14 am
Forum: Frances 26 Discussion
Topic: Frances 26 Regatta results
Replies: 4
Views: 56361

Re: Frances 26 Regatta results

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by itchen
Tue Apr 04, 2017 5:24 am
Forum: Frances 26 Discussion
Topic: Frances 26 Regatta results
Replies: 4
Views: 56361

Re: Frances 26 Regatta results



Sloop rigged Seabird.


Mark