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Yanmar single cylinder problems?

Posted on January 20, 2020

Steve Chamberlin was experiencing overheating and related problems with his one cylinder Yanmar. Rather than fight the limited engine access below decks to service the engine, he took a more complete approach to the problem: From Steve: The long term problem with the single cylinder Yanmar is salt build up between the head and block.  The head cannot be removed in the boat because of clearance problems.  Bill Ingle (Bill’s Marine Service) replaced my engine with a completely rebuilt unit, $4,500, 4 hours.

San Francisco AE28 Fleet Meeting NotesJanuary 12, 2020

Posted on January 15, 2020

ALERION 28 2020 Season:1.  Season objective:  Encourage and promote AE28 sailing in SF Bay with new and seasoned owners; get as many boats out sailing/racing on a regular basis; make the class as “fun” as possible with RYC being the epicenter of activity.2.  RYC Wednesday Evenings:  (APR-SEP) To make #1 possible, we agreed to try to get the boats out sailing throughout the season with the hope of getting our own one-design start for RYC Beer Can (one-design; no kites) or we can start with the other boats (Fred can discuss with Eric).3.  Season events:  The following 8 one-design events (no kites) were proposed as the AE28 SF Bay Series (Fred, please set Intra-club dates): 07MAR – Big Daddy (Sat only; cumulative score for day) 16 MAY…

Berkeley Yacht Club Midwinter series races…. Sign up!

Posted on November 8, 2019

A good fleet of Alerions are signed up for the Berkeley Yacht Club Midwinter race series. There are at least three 28s, a 33 and a 38 planning to participate. The first races are this weekend and then continue the weekends of November 9/10, December 14/15, January 11/12, February 8/9 and the the Champion of Champions race on 2/23/20. Here is the Jibeset link to register: https://www.jibeset.net/BYC000.php?RG=T005589588 Come out and join the fun. Let’s grow the racing presence of the Alerions on SF Bay!