Hints and Tips



Hints and Tips Index - Sails & Rigging

The following Hints and Tips have been provided by other Jeanneau Owners, some are quite simple, some are more complex but all will give you ideas and techniques for making valuable improvements to your Jeanneau


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Articles are now ordered into sections. Do browse through as there is certain to be something of interest




Hull, Keel, Rudder, Steering & Deck


Sails & Rigging


Engine & Electrics




Plumbing, Refrigeration & Heating







Sails and Rigging

Additional Winches - SO34.2


Additional Winches - SO409 & SO439


Adjustable Backstay - SO36i


Adjustable Backstay - SO32


Adjustable Backstay - SO37.1


Amiot/Goiot Genoa Car Refurbishment


Amiot Traveler Modifications


Amiot-Goiot Mainsheet Repairs


Asymmetric Tack - Bow Roller Modification


Bowsprit - SO29.2


Bowsprit - SO40


Bowsprit and Furler - SO42DS


Bowsprit - SO49


Easymatic Two Speed Mainsheet


Electric Winch Transfer Option


Fitting and Flying a Code Zero


 Facnor 180 furler service


Genoa Track and Car replacement - Arcadia


Genoa Car conversion - SO32


Genoa Swivel Refurbishment


Genoa Track Installation - SO409


German Mainsheet Conversion - SO36i


 UPDATED German Mainsheet Retrofit - SO39i


Harken Deck Organiser ball replacement


Harken 44 Winch Service


Harken 32.2ST Winch Service


Inner Forestay Installation - SO34.2


In-mast Furling Line Replacement


Inner Forestay Project - Mast Tang - SO40DS


Inner Forestay Project - Deck Reinforcement - SO40DS


Mainsheet track upgrade - Sun Magic 44


Replacement of Goiot traveller car - Arcadia


Mainsheet track upgrade - SO32


Mainsheet track control upgrade - SO34.2


Mainsheet track upgrade - SO37


Mainsheet track upgrade - SO40


Mainsheet track upgrade - SO43


Mast lowering - Sun 2000


Reducing Friction in DS Furling Lines


Rigid Kicker Vang installation - SO32


Self Tacking Jib installation - SO36i


Self Tacking Jib installation - SO40


Slab Reefing improvement - SO34.2