The full reviews below are in PDF format and kindly provided by Ian Kirkwood and
Thomas Fisher respectively.
Hebridean Servo Pendulum Wind Vane Test 22nd Feb 2014
By Ian Kirkwood.
Having spent regular periods trawling the net for information on wind vanes
and their prices, I was interested to find
in November 2013 promoting John Fleming's DIY servo pendulum vane, the 'Hebridean'.
For a year or two I had looked at everything I could find on the market but
there was none that suited my immediate limited budget. So I had resigned
myself to waiting some years to acquire a vane. Even Ebay items were mostly
beyond my reach.
You can read the the full account on the attached
Angus the Hebridean wind vane takes on the Atlantic (a tale
of repeated user errors with a happy ending)
By Thomas Fisher
[Angus is installed on Arctic Smoke a 1974 Elizabethan 33 - a long keeled, mid
to heavy displacement cruiser, with the rudder hung diagonally on the keel -
which is not particularly efficient.] Arctic Smoke left the UK in April 2015
bound for the Azores via Lisbon. She subsequently completed a full Atlantic
|You can read the full account on the attached
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