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    Reine des Vents
    by MikeStoney πŸ‡¨πŸ‡­ ( Leading Seaman)

    Boat Length
    40" (101.6 cm)
    Boat Weight
    6.5kg (229 oz)
    Battery Type
    Battery mAh
    3Ah (3,000 mAh)
    27 days ago
    A sailor built in 1988 and brought back to life this year!😊😊😊
    Special: Drive and Motor Type = Wind! 😁😁😁

    A few pictures / information about the sail controls . . .
    Had to resort to simple things!

    First the sail winch. It is a Hitec type HS-785HB with
    karbonite gears and ball bearing
    6V / Speed 1.38 Sec 360Β° / Torque 13.2kg (183.3oz.in)

    Who doesn't know the yoyo for admission tickets? Exactly created for easy tensioning of the sailing line.
    But how did I build the guide of the rope? With spools of thread from my wife's sewing machine!
    She wasn't thrilled. . . I bought her new ones for the sake of peace of mind.
    I got the scheme of the rope routing from a buddy, but I will revise the whole thing without using a yoyo. (Less pressure on the sailing servo)
    There are still ideas to come, but I already have an idea box
    Instead of the yoyo, a closed rope ring should be connected directly to the sail winch. The tension should be ensured by a lateral spring. A scheme of my idea follows so that everyone understands me, or my English typing!

    Take a look at the photos. Questions are gladly answered

    Other Data and pictures will follow . . . Please be patient, thanks. πŸ˜‰

    πŸ’¬ Re: Reine des Vents
    23 days ago by RNinMunich ( Fleet Admiral)
    No panic Mike,
    We're a curious bunch hereπŸ˜‰ but no rush.

    Hope you had fun with the 'pirates', guess you both need a rest now!
    All the best, Doug 😎
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    πŸ’¬ Re: Reine des Vents
    25 days ago by MikeStoney ( Leading Seaman)
    Hello Nerys and Doug!
    I ask for a little patience, am collecting the data from my boats and my sailing winch solutions with drawings.
    At the moment I'm on the weekend with my wife. We are allowed to look after our grandchildren for a few days so that our daughter and her husband can relax from the little pirates.
    Greetings from hobbyists, Mike
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    πŸ’¬ Re: Reine des Vents
    26 days ago by Nerys ( Admiral)
    Nice looking boat, gives the impression she would sail well. As Doug says, more information about her would be good.

    Cheers, Nerys
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    πŸ’¬ Re: Reine des Vents
    26 days ago by RNinMunich ( Fleet Admiral)
    "Queen of the Winds"
    and a regal looking boat she is too.
    Lovely mahogany decking πŸ‘
    Some pics / info on the sail controls would be nice Mike.
    Cheers, Doug 😎
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