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Barlow (and Barient) Winches

Specifications, Parts Lists and
Service Information


Notes
   1. These specification sheets have been re-constructed from photocopies of original Barlow
      documents which are no longer available. The quality of the diagrams is the best that
      could be achieved from computer scanning of these photocopies.
   2. Many Aloha yachts are equipped with "Barient" branded versions of the same winches.
      These carry different model numbers.
   3. Barlow/Barient winches are no longer in business, having been taken over by Lewmar
      who don't seem to offer service support. According to their website The Australian Winch
      Co (see http://www.arco-winches.com/barient.html) has obtained much of the original
      Barlow/Barient tooling and has all of the technical data and product information for these
      winches. The website also contains more winch service information and advice on
      dismantling when the original Barlow/Barient dismantling tools are not available.

Contents
   1. Models #15 & #16 1-speed Self Holding Winch
   2. Models #19 & #23 2-speed Winch
   3. Model #24 2-speed Winch
   4. Model #25 2-speed Winch
   5. Model #25 2-speed Adjustable Self Tailing Winch
   6. Model #27 2-speed Winch
   7. Model #27 2-speed Adjustable Self Tailing Winch




These details are provided by the Aloha Owners Association, and are compiled in good faith.
However, they may not be correct and no responsibility will be accepted for any inaccuracies.
                                                              1 SPEED SELF HOLDING WINCH                                  #15 & #16




          PLACEMENT OF PAWL SPRING                    Item     Model #15    Model #16                  Description                   Qty
                                                       No       Part No      Part No

                                                          1     15-302        16-302     Base                                          1
                                                          2     15-304        16-304     Drum                                          1
                                                          3     15-305        16-305     Top cap                                       1
                                                          4          -- 01-328 --        Retaining Cup                                 1
                                                          5          -- 01-329 --        Retaining Plunger                             1
                                                          6          -- 01-400 --        Pawl                                          4
              Place straight leg of spring
                  against slit of pawl                    7          -- 01-300 --        Spring                                        4

To dismantle:                                                     To assemble:
(1) Depress retaining plunger        (2) Remove top cap
until it locks inside and            and drum
release top cap


                                                          (1) Push retaining plunger     (2) Insert top   (3) Place drum on base.
                                                              back inside to original       cap into drum    Push down and rotate
                                                                    position                                until retaining clip engages.


                                         SERVICE INFORMATION - #15 & #16
To install:
     1.    Depress plunger (5), remove top cap (3) and drum (1) from base (1). Reset plunger (5) to its original position.
     2.    Bolt base (1) to flat surface drilled to take four bolts 6mm dia. on a 66mm bolt circle dia. Use base (1) as a template. Use
           only a light coat of oil based sealing compound to seal the base.
     3.    Check that plunger (5) does not protrude underside of top cap (3), insert top cap (3) into drum (2) and place on base (1).
           Push down and rotate until retaining clip (4) engages recess of base (1).

To lubricate:
     1. As step 1 of install above.
     2. Remove pawls (6) and springs (7) from top cap (3) and base (1). Do not remove retaining clip (4) or plunger (5) from top
         cap (3).
     3. Clean all parts in petroleum solvent, dry and grease with waterproof grease (Barlow Yacht Grease recommended).
         Lubricate the pawls (6) and springs (7) with a few drops of SAE30 oil. Note - Do not grease the pawls.
     4. Assemble as step 3 of install above.

Self Holding:
A feature of this winch is its unique tailing and self holding ability under load. The winch may be used by one person only. To
operate, utilise the full height of the drum barrel using enough turns of the sheet until it jams against the underside of top flange. Do
not allow the tail end to advance further than one turn.

Inspection and Lubrication:
Quarterly lubrication is recommended. Inspect more frequently during racing season.
                                                                          2 SPEED WINCH                                     #19 & #23




          PLACEMENT OF PAWL SPRING                     Item    Model #19       Model #23                    Description                 Qty
                                                        No      Part No         Part No

                                                        1        19-002            22-002     Base                                      1
                                                        2        19-003            23-003     Gearbox                                   1
                                                        3              -- 23-004 --           Drum                                      1
                                                        4        19-005            23-005     Top Cap                                   1

              Place straight leg of spring              5              -- 23-006 --           Mainshaft Assembly                        1
                  against slit of pawl                  6        19-008            22-008     Idler Gear                                1
                                                        7        19-012            22-012     Pinion                                    1
                                                        9                 01-011              Bearing (Black)                           2
                                                        10       19-013            01-124     Idler Shaft                               1
                                                        11                01-205              Cap Screw                                 5
                                                        12                01-300              Torsion Spring                            4
                                                        13                01-400              Ratchet Pawl                              4
                                                        14                01-502              Retaining Washer                          1

                                         SERVICE INFORMATION - #19 & #23
To install:
     1.    Using Barlow dismantling handle and 3/16 Allen key, remove the capscrew (11) in the top cap (4).
     2.    Lift drum (3) and top cap (4) together from gearbox (2) and base (1).
     3.    Bolt base (1) to flat surface drilled to take five bolts up to 6mm dia. on an 86mm bolt circle dia. It is not necessary to
           remove the gearbox (2) from the base (1). Use base (1) as a template.
     4.    Slide the drum (3) and top cap (4) together over the black bearings (9).
     5.    Firmly tighten the capscrew (11) in the top cap (4)

To lubricate:
     1. Dismantle as in steps 1 & 2 of install above.
     2. Remove the black bearings (9) from the gearbox (2). Remove four cap screws (16) and lift gearbox (2) from base (1).
         Remove mainshaft assembly (5) pinion (7) and its pawls (13) and springs (12) and remove idler gear (6) and shaft (10).
     3. Remove top cap (4) from drum (3) and remove its pawls (13) and springs (12) and retaining washer (14).
     4. Clean all parts in petroleum solvent, dry and grease with waterproof grease (Barlow Yacht Grease recommended).
         Lubricate the pawls (13) and springs (12) with a few drops of SAE30 oil. Note - Do not grease the pawls.
     5. Reverse dismantling procedure.

Tools Required:
3/16 Allen Key, Barlow dismantling handle (01-821)

Inspection and Lubrication:
Quarterly lubrication is recommended. Inspect more frequently during racing season. Care should be taken in case of aluminium
winch. To minimize wear, monthly cleaning and lubrication of the aluminium drum is advisable.
                                                    2 SPEED WINCH                       #24




PLACEMENT OF PAWL SPRING         Item   Model #24                         Description         Qty
                                  No     Part No

                                  1      24-002      Base                                     1
                                  2      24-003      Gearbox                                  1
                                  3      24-004      Drum                                     1
                                  4      24-005      Top Cap                                  1

  Place straight leg of spring    5      24-306      Mainshaft Assembly                       1
      against slit of pawl        6      25-007      Pinion                                   1
                                  7      24-008      Idler Gear                               1
                                  8      01-012      Bearing (Gold)                           1
                                  9      01-013      Bearing (Green)                          1
                                 10      01-011      Bearing (Black)                          2
                                 11      01-155      Shaft                                    1
                                 12      01-205      Cap Screw                                1
                                 13      01-300      Torsion Spring                           4
                                 14      01-400      Ratchet Pawl                             4
                                 16      01-502      Retaining Washer                         1
                                 16      01-231      Cap Screw                                3
                                           SERVICE INFORMATION - #24
To install:
     1.   Using Barlow dismantling handle and 3/16 Allen key, remove the capscrew (12) in the top cap (4).
     2.   Lift drum (3) and top cap (4) together from gearbox (2) and base (1).
     3.   Bolt base (1) to flat surface drilled to take six bolts up to 8mm dia. on an 111mm bolt circle dia. It is not necessary to
          remove the gearbox (2) from the base (1). Use base (1) as a template.
     4.   Slide the drum (3) and top cap (4) together over the black bearings (10).
     5.   Firmly tighten the capscrew (12) in the top cap (4)

To lubricate:
     1. Dismantle as in steps 1 & 2 of install above.
     2. Remove the black bearings (10) from the gearbox (2). Remove three cap screws (17) and lift gearbox (2) from base (1).
     3. Remove mainshaft assembly (5) with pinion (6), idler gear (7), green bearing (9) and shaft (11).
     4. Remove pinion (6), pawls (14) and springs (13) from main shaft (5).
     5. Remove top cap (4) from drum (3) and remove its pawls (14) and springs (13) and retaining washer (16).
     6. Clean all parts in petroleum solvent, dry and grease with waterproof grease (Barlow Yacht Grease recommended).
         Lubricate the pawls (14) and springs (13) with a few drops of SAE30 oil. Note - Do not grease the pawls.
     7. Reverse dismantling procedure.

Tools Required:
1/4 & 3/16 Allen Keys, Barlow dismantling handle (01-821)

Inspection and Lubrication:
Quarterly lubrication is recommended. Inspect more frequently during racing season. Care should be taken in case of aluminium
winch. To minimize wear, monthly cleaning and lubrication of the aluminium drum is advisable.
                                                    2 SPEED WINCH                       #25




PLACEMENT OF PAWL SPRING         Item   Model #25                         Description         Qty
                                  No     Part No

                                  1      25-202      Base                                     1
                                  2      25-003      Gearbox                                  1
                                  3      25-004      Drum                                     1
                                  4      25-005      Top Cap                                  1

  Place straight leg of spring    5      25-206      Mainshaft Assembly                       1
      against slit of pawl        6      25-007      Pinion                                   1
                                  7      25-008      Idler Gear                               2
                                  8      01-013      Bearing (Green)                          2
                                  9      01-011      Bearing (Black)                          3
                                 10      01-154      Idler Shaft                              2
                                 11      01-205      Cap Screw                                1
                                 12      01-300      Torsion Spring                           4
                                 13      01-400      Ratchet Pawl                             4
                                 14      01-502      Retaining Washer                         1
                                 15      01-231      Cap Screw                                4
                                           SERVICE INFORMATION - #25
To install:
     6.  Using Barlow dismantling handle and 3/16 Allen key, remove the capscrew (11) in the top cap (4).
     7.  Lift drum (3) and top cap (4) together from gearbox (2) and base (1).
     8.  Bolt base (1) to flat surface drilled to take six bolts up to 8mm dia. on an 140mm bolt circle dia. It is not necessary to
         remove the gearbox (2) from the base (1). Use base (1) as a template.
     9. Slide the drum (3) and top cap (4) together on the gearbox (2).
     10. Firmly tighten the capscrew (11) in the top cap (4)

To lubricate:
     8. Dismantle as in steps 1 & 2 of install above.
     9. Remove the top cap (4) from the drum (3) and remove pawls (13) and springs (12) and retaining washer (14) from top cap
         (4).
     10. Remove the black bearings (9) from the gearbox (2). Remove the four cap screws (15) and lift gearbox (2) from base (1),
         leaving the shafts (10) in the base.
     11. Remove the two idlers gears (7) and their green bearings (8).
     12. Remove the mainshaft (5), pinion (6), from the base (1).
     13. Remove the pinion (6) and the pawls (13) and springs (12) from main shaft (5).
     14. Clean all parts in petroleum solvent, dry and grease with waterproof grease (Barlow Yacht Grease recommended).
         Lubricate the pawls (13) and springs (12) with a few drops of SAE30 oil. Note - Do not grease the pawls.
     15. Reverse dismantling procedure.

Tools Required:
1/4 & 3/16 Allen Keys, Barlow dismantling handle (01-821)

Inspection and Lubrication:
Quarterly lubrication is recommended. Inspect more frequently during racing season. Care should be taken in case of aluminium
winch. To minimize wear, monthly cleaning and lubrication of the aluminium drum is advisable.
                                                                                           #25
                                        2 SPEED SELF-TAILING WINCH
                                                                                         Self-Tail




                                 Item    Model #25ST                       Description          Qty
PLACEMENT OF PAWL SPRING
                                  No       Part No
                                   1       25-102      Base                                      1
                                  2        25-103      Gearbox                                   1
                                  3        25-104      Drum                                      1
                                  4        25-306      Mainshaft Assembly                        1
                                  5        25-107      Pinion                                    1
  Place straight leg of spring    6        25-108      Small Idler Gear                          1
      against slit of pawl
                                  7        25-209      Retaining Nut                             1
                                  8        25-111      Drum Drive Pinion                         1
                                  9        25-115      High Speed Ratchet Drive                  1
                                 10        24-206      Mainshaft Top                             1
                                 11        25-117      High Speed Ratchet Gear                   1
                                 12        19-030      Bottom Jaw                                1
                                 13        19-031      Top Jaw                                   1
                                 14        19-034      Spacer                                    3
                                 15        25-008      Idler Gear                                1
                                 16        01-011      Bearing (Black)                           3
                                 18        01-013      Bearing (Green)                           4
                                 19        01-146      Idler Gear Shaft Stepped                  1
                                 20        01-147      Washer                                    1
                                 21        01-148      Drum Drive Pinion Shaft                   1
                                 22        01-149      Idler Gear Shaft                          1
                                 24        01-231      Capscrew                                  3
                                 26        01-237      Countersunk Screw                         3
                                 27        01-300      Torsion Spring                            4
                                 28        01-400      Ratchet Pawl                              4
                                 29        19-613      Rope Guide                                1
                                 SERVICE INFORMATION - #25 Self Tailing
To install:
     1.   Using Barlow sea spanner remove the retaining nut (7) in the rope guide (29).
     2.   With fingers between jaws and thumbs on the mainshaft top (10) lift drum (3) & rope guide (10) together from gearbox (2).
     3.   Bolt base (1) to flat surface drilled to take five bolts up to 8mm dia. on an 197.7mm bolt circle dia. It is not necessary to
          remove the gearbox (2) from the base (1). Use base (1) as a template.
     4.   With rope guide (29) in a suitable sheeting position replace drum (3) together over the gearbox (2).
     5.   Replace retaining nut (7) and tighten firmly.

To lubricate:
     1. Dismantle as in steps 1, 2 & 3 of install above.
     2. Remove the black bearings (16) from gearbox (2).
     3. Remove mainshaft top (10) and bearing (17) from top of gearbox (2).
     4. Remove the three cap screws (24) and carefully lift gearbox (2) from base (1).
     5. Lift out mainshaft (4) together with pinion (5), from high speed ratchet drive (9).
     6. Remove the pinion (5) and the pawls (28) and springs (27) from main shaft (4).
     7. Lift off idler gear (15) and green bearing (18) from idler gear shaft (22).
     8. Remove drum drive pinion (8) and green bearings (18) from drum drive pinion shaft (21).
     9. Remove small idler gear (6) together with its shaft (19) and washer (20) and separate them. Remove green bearing (18)
         from small idler gear (6).
     10. Lift high speed ratchet gear (11) together with high speed ratchet drive (9) from base (1) and separate them. Remove
         pawls (28) and springs (27) from high speed ratchet drive (9).
     11. Clean all parts in petroleum solvent, dry and grease with waterproof grease (Barlow Yacht Grease recommended).
         Lubricate the pawls (13) and springs (12) with a few drops of SAE30 oil. Note - Do not grease the pawls.
     12. Reverse dismantling procedure.

To adjust self-tailing jaw:
This winch can be re-set for larger or smaller sheets by changing the position of
the spacers as follows:
     1. Remove the retaining nut.
     2. Lift off the drum and remove the rope guide.
     3. Remove the screws holding the jaws.
     4. For smaller sheets, remove a spacer between the jaws
          and place it under the bottom jaw with the other spacers.
          For larger sheets, remove the spacer under the bottom
          jaw and place it between the jaws with the other spacers.
     5. Replace the screws and refit the rope guide, drum and
          retaining nut.

Tools Required:
1/4 & 3/16 Allen Keys, Barlow sea spanner (01-615), small screwdriver

Inspection and Lubrication:
Quarterly lubrication is recommended. Inspect more frequently during racing season. Care should be taken in case of aluminium
winch. To minimize wear, monthly cleaning and lubrication of the aluminium drum is advisable.
                                                    2 SPEED WINCH                        #27




PLACEMENT OF PAWL SPRING         Item   Model #27                          Description         Qty
                                  No     Part No

                                  1      27-001      Gearbox Plate                             1
                                  2      27-002      Base                                      1
                                  3      27-003      Gearbox                                   1
                                  4      27-004      Drum Assembly                             1

  Place straight leg of spring    5      27-006      Mainshaft                                 1
      against slit of pawl        6      27-008      Idler Gear                                1
                                  7      27-009      Retaining Nut                             1
                                  8      27-011      Drum Drive Pinion                         1
                                  9      27-012      Centre Pinion                             1
                                 10      27-013      Centre Ratchet Gear                       1
                                 11      27-015      Drum Drive Ratchet                        1
                                 15      01-011      Bearing (Black)                           3
                                 16      01-012      Bearing (Gold)                            2
                                 17      01-144      Drum Drive Pinion Shaft                   1
                                 18      01-300      Torsion Spring                            4
                                 19      01-400      Ratchet Pawl                              4
                                 20      01-013      Bearing (Green)                           3
                                 21      01-145      Idler Gear Shaft                          1
                                 22      01-206      Capscrew                                  1
                                 23      01-231      Capscrew                                  3
                                 24      01-227      Special Capscrew                          2
                                 27      01-232      Split Pin                                 1
                                           SERVICE INFORMATION - #27
To install:
     1.   Using Barlow sea spanner remove retaining nut (7) from top of drum (4) and remove drum.
     2.   Remove 3 capscrews (23) in gearbox (3).
     3.   Keeping gearbox assembly complete, remove from base (2).
     4.   Bolt base (2) to flat surface drilled to take five bolts up to 9.5mm dia. on an 143mm bolt circle dia. Use base (2) as a
          template.
     5.   To assemble winch, reverse dismantling procedure.

To lubricate:
     1. Dismantle as in step 1 above, then remove black bearings (15) from gearbox.
     2. As in steps 1 & 3 above, then invert gearbox assembly making sure the mainshaft (5) does not fall out.
     3. Remove two special capscrews (24) and long capscrew (22) from gearbox plate (1) and remove gearbox plate assembly
         from gearbox (3).
     4. Remove split pin (27) from idler gear shaft (21) and remove idler gear shaft (21).
     5. Remove idler gear (6) from gearbox plate (1) and remove its bearing (20).
     6. Remove drum drive pinion (8) and its ratchet gear (11) and separate them. (On some Barlow 27 winches the drum drive
         pinion shaft (17) may also be removed). Remove pawls (19) and springs (18) and two bearings (20) from the drum drive
         pinion (8).
     7. Remove centre pinion (9) and its ratchet gear (10) and separate them. Remove pawls (19) and springs (18) from the
         centre pinion (9).
     8. Lift mainshaft (5) from the gearbox (3).
     9. Remove bearings (16) from inside end of gearbox (3).
     10. Clean all parts in petroleum solvent, dry and grease with waterproof grease (Barlow Yacht Grease recommended).
         Lubricate the pawls (19) and springs (18) with a few drops of SAE30 oil. Note - Do not grease the pawls.
     11. Assemble winch in reverse order to that shown above.

     Note  for winches manufactured before 1980 take care when refitting the ratchet gear (11) to its drum drive pinion (8) to
     ensure that the two surfaces stamped `R' are on the same side. Failure to do so will cause the pawls and winch to slip.

Tools Required:
1/4 & 3/16 Allen Keys, Barlow sea spanner (01-615)

Inspection and Lubrication:
Quarterly lubrication is recommended. Inspect more frequently during racing season. Care should be taken in case of aluminium
winch. To minimize wear, monthly cleaning and lubrication of the aluminium drum is advisable.
                                                                                          #27
                                        2 SPEED SELF-TAILING WINCH
                                                                                        Self Tail




PLACEMENT OF PAWL SPRING         Item   Model #27                         Description          Qty
                                  No     Part No

                                  1      27-001     Gearbox Plate                               1
                                  2      27-002     Base                                        1
                                  3      27-003     Gearbox                                     1
                                  4      27-004     Drum Assembly                               1

  Place straight leg of spring    5      27-006     Mainshaft                                   1
      against slit of pawl        6      27-008     Idler Gear                                  1
                                  7      27-009     Retaining Nut                               1
                                  8      27-011     Drum Drive Pinion                           1
                                  9      27-012     Centre Pinion                               1
                                 10      27-013     Centre Ratchet Gear                         1
                                 11      27-015     Drum Drive Ratchet                          1
                                 14      27-231     Top Jaw                                     1
                                 15      27-230     Bottom Jaw                                  1
                                 16      27-034     Spacer                                      3
                                 18      01-232     Split Pin                                   1
                                 22      01-206     Capscrew                                    1
                                 23      01-231     Capscrew                                    3
                                 24      01-227     Special Capscrew                            2
                                 25      01-300     Torsion Spring                              4
                                 26      01-400     Ratchet Pawl                                4
                                 27      01-145     Idler Gear Shaft                            1
                                 28      01-144     Drum Drive Pinion Shaft                     1
                                 29      01-013     Bearing (Green)                             3
                                 31      01-011     Bearing (Black)                             3
                                 32      01-012     Bearing (Gold)                              2
                                 33      01-237     C-Sunk Screw                                3
                                 34      27-613     Rope Guide                                  1
                                   SERVICE INFORMATION - #27 Self Tail
To install:
     1.   Using Barlow sea spanner remove retaining nut (7) in the rope guide (34).
     2.   With fingers between jaws and thumbs on the mainshaft (5) lift drum (4) and rope guide (12) together from the gearbox (3).
     3.   Remove 3 capscrews (23) in gearbox (3).
     4.   Keeping gearbox assembly complete, remove from base (2).
     5.   Bolt base (2) to flat surface drilled to take five bolts up to 9.5mm dia. on a 143mm bolt circle dia. Use base (2) as a
          template.
     6.   Replace gearbox assembly on the base (2).
     7.   Replace the three capscrews (23) in gearbox (3).
     8.   With rope guide (34) in a suitable sheeting position replace drum (4) together over the gearbox (3).
     9.   Replace retaining nut (7) and tighten firmly.


To lubricate:
     1. Dismantle as in step 1 & 2 above.
     2. Invert gearbox assembly making sure the mainshaft (5) does not fall out.
     3. Remove two special capscrews (24) and long capscrew (22) from gearbox plate (1) and remove gearbox plate assembly
         from gearbox (3).
     4. Remove split pin (27) from idler gear shaft (21) and remove idler gear shaft (21).
     5. Remove idler gear (6) from gearbox plate (1) and remove its bearing (20).
     6. Remove drum drive pinion (8) and its ratchet gear (11) and separate them. (On some Barlow 27 winches the drum drive
         pinion shaft (17) may also be removed). Remove pawls (19) and springs (18) and two bearings (20) from the drum drive
         pinion (8).
     7. Remove centre pinion (9) and its ratchet gear (10) and separate them. Remove pawls (19) and springs (18) from the
         centre pinion (9).
     8. Lift mainshaft (5) from the gearbox (3).
     9. Remove bearings (16) from inside end of gearbox (3).
     10. Clean all parts in petroleum solvent, dry and grease with waterproof grease (Barlow Yacht Grease recommended).
         Lubricate the pawls (19) and springs (18) with a few drops of SAE30 oil. Note - Do not grease the pawls.
     11. Assemble winch in reverse order to that shown above.

     Note  for winches manufactured before 1980 take care when refitting the ratchet gear (11) to its drum drive pinion (8) to
     ensure that the two surfaces stamped `R' are on the same side. Failure to do so will cause the pawls and winch to slip.

To adjust self-tailing jaw:
This winch can be re-set for larger or smaller sheets by changing the position of
the spacers as follows:
     1. Remove the retaining nut.
     2. Lift off the drum and remove the rope guide.
     3. Remove the screws holding the jaws.
     4. For smaller sheets, remove a spacer between the jaws
          and place it under the bottom jaw with the other spacers.
          For larger sheets, remove the spacer under the bottom
          jaw and place it between the jaws with the other spacers.
     5. Replace the screws and refit the rope guide, drum and
          retaining nut.

Tools Required:
1/4 & 3/16 Allen Keys, Barlow sea spanner (01-615), small screwdriver.

Inspection and Lubrication:
Quarterly lubrication is recommended. Inspect more frequently during racing season.
Care should be taken in case of aluminium winch. To minimize wear,
monthly cleaning and lubrication of the aluminium drum is advisable.


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The information on this web site has not been checked for accuracy. It is for entertainment purposes only and should be independently verified before using for any other reason. There are five sources. 1) Documents and manuals from a variety of sources. These have not been checked for accuracy and in many cases have not even been read by anyone associated with L-36.com. I have no idea of they are useful or accurate, I leave that to the reader. 2) Articles others have written and submitted. If you have questions on these, please contact the author. 3) Articles that represent my personal opinions. These are intended to promote thought and for entertainment. These are not intended to be fact, they are my opinions. 4) Small programs that generate result presented on a web page. Like any computer program, these may and in some cases do have errors. Almost all of these also make simplifying assumptions so they are not totally accurate even if there are no errors. Please verify all results. 5) Weather information is from numerious of sources and is presented automatically. It is not checked for accuracy either by anyone at L-36.com or by the source which is typically the US Government. See the NOAA web site for their disclaimer. Finally, tide and current data on this site is from 2007 and 2008 data bases, which may contain even older data. Changes in harbors due to building or dredging change tides and currents and for that reason many of the locations presented are no longer supported by newer data bases. For example, there is very little tidal current data in newer data bases so current data is likely wrong to some extent. This data is NOT FOR NAVIGATION. See the XTide disclaimer for details. In addition, tide and current are influenced by storms, river flow, and other factors beyond the ability of any predictive program.