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Sun Magic 44 upgrades

The Galileo Project - Galileo is a Jeanneau Sun Magic 44 (hull 120 - 1988).

We bought Galileo in November 2010.


Galileo hull and interior was as new when we purchased her, but her sails and sail system resented from lack of upgrades.


History of upgrades:

Replaced fixed three blade propeller with 20” Autostream three blade feathering propeller.


Replaced sails with a new main, full hoist #3 and asymmetric spinnaker.


Installed custom removable bowsprit.


Converted Main Sail to Double ended German mainsheet system


Removed all winches from mast and taken all lines to new cockpit Spinlock XTS clutches.


Installed new double deck harken organisers.


Installed new mast base blocks Ronstan red dot. Only two of the original blocks left.


Renew Rig - all new standing rigging by Riggtech (note closed body Ronstan turnbuckles).


Galileo sailing under asymmetric.


Sal Ridulfo - Galileo - Sun Magic 44 - Australia