Starwind Owners - Page 3 - SailNet Community

   Search Sailnet:

 forums  store  


Quick Menu
Forums           
Articles          
Galleries        
Boat Reviews  
Classifieds     
Search SailNet 
Boat Search (new)

Shop the
SailNet Store
Anchor Locker
Boatbuilding & Repair
Charts
Clothing
Electrical
Electronics
Engine
Hatches and Portlights
Interior And Galley
Maintenance
Marine Electronics
Navigation
Other Items
Plumbing and Pumps
Rigging
Safety
Sailing Hardware
Trailer & Watersports
Clearance Items

Advertise Here






Go Back   SailNet Community > General Interest > General Discussion (sailing related)
 Not a Member? 


Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools
  #21  
Old 04-27-2002
Junior Member
 
Join Date: Apr 2002
Posts: 11
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Rep Power: 0
rson is on a distinguished road
Starwind Owners

I just bought a Starwind 223 on Thursday. I trailered it back to Florida from North Carolina. It was worth the trip. What type of tech info are you looking for? I have the original brouchures and other paperwork. I think that this is one of the best made boats in its class. I think it may be a copy of the Percision or maybe Percision copied the Starwind.

I know Wellcraft built the hulls for Starwind. Wellcraft maybe a smudge pot maker but they don''t make junk. Let me know how you like your new boat and how she sails. What''s her current name and have you thought of a new name yet.

Mine is currently named MAVi AY which is Turkish for Blue Moon. They debate for a new name is ongoing. Write back and let me know if I can help.

Bye
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message Share with Facebook
  #22  
Old 05-01-2002
Junior Member
 
Join Date: Apr 2002
Posts: 11
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Rep Power: 0
rson is on a distinguished road
Starwind Owners

Wow what a great price you paid for your Starwind. It seems like a very solid boat. I just bought a Starwind 223. What State are you located in? Do you have any suggestions for raising the mast the first time?
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message Share with Facebook
  #23  
Old 05-02-2002
Junior Member
 
Join Date: Jan 2001
Posts: 23
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Rep Power: 0
alyse is on a distinguished road
Starwind Owners

Hi,

I''m in New Jersey. Our mast has gone up and down twice, but it was always done by the marina owners. On this site, you''ll find a drawing of how the mast can be raised - http://www.geocities.com/SiliconValley/Disk/4078/c22_manual09.gif.

This site is devoted to Chrysler sailboats, which sold the designs for the Starwind to Wellcraft in the ''80s. There is a lot of good info on this site that I''m sure you''ll find helpful in raising the mast. Lots of specs and downloadable brochures.

http://www.geocities.com/TheTropics/Cabana/3135/

Be careful and good luck!

Alyse
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message Share with Facebook
  #24  
Old 05-02-2002
Junior Member
 
Join Date: Jan 2001
Posts: 23
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Rep Power: 0
alyse is on a distinguished road
Starwind Owners

Another link for the Starwind 223:

http://www.mindspring.com/~councill/sbjournal/seatrials86/st2.html
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message Share with Facebook
  #25  
Old 05-02-2002
Junior Member
 
Join Date: Jan 2001
Posts: 23
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Rep Power: 0
alyse is on a distinguished road
Starwind Owners

Another link for the Starwind 223:

http://www.mindspring.com/~councill/sbjournal/seatrials86/st2.html
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message Share with Facebook
  #26  
Old 05-02-2002
Junior Member
 
Join Date: Apr 2002
Posts: 11
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Rep Power: 0
rson is on a distinguished road
Starwind Owners

Hi,
I see you talking about Starwinds 223 a lot and I guess its safe to say you own one. I bought one a week ago. I''m putting it in the water in Florida tommarro.
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message Share with Facebook
  #27  
Old 05-03-2002
Junior Member
 
Join Date: Jan 2001
Posts: 23
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Rep Power: 0
alyse is on a distinguished road
Starwind Owners

Yup, I own one. I accidently submitted the last message twice. Where in Florida are you? I''m in central NJ, and I sail on Barnegat Bay. It must be nice to enjoy sailing all year round!
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message Share with Facebook
  #28  
Old 05-09-2002
Junior Member
 
Join Date: Apr 2002
Posts: 11
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Rep Power: 0
rson is on a distinguished road
Starwind Owners

I sail in Lake Harris in Leesburg, FL. My 223 sails great so far. I''ve been out in 20 mph wind with her and she''s handles well. How long have you owned a Starwind?
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message Share with Facebook
  #29  
Old 05-10-2002
Junior Member
 
Join Date: Jan 2001
Posts: 23
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Rep Power: 0
alyse is on a distinguished road
Starwind Owners

I''ve owned my Starwind since November, 2000. I''m taking her out this afternoon actually, and winds are pretty brisk out there!
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message Share with Facebook
  #30  
Old 05-12-2002
Junior Member
 
Join Date: Jan 2001
Posts: 23
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Rep Power: 0
alyse is on a distinguished road
Starwind Owners

Has anyone tried replacing the cleats on the bow? I don''t want to mess with something that''s not broken, so I haven''t tried unscrewing them yet...but the cleats in the stern use backing nuts that are accessible (barely) from the lazarette to hold them in place. I don''t see how that could be the case with the bow cleats. They look permanently embedded with screws right into the fiberglass. There''s no access from the anchor well, so do they just screw right into the deck? I''m surprised they haven''t worked loose, like the stern cleats. I was considering replacing the bow cleats with larger ones, but don''t want to loosen something that is set in there just fine
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message Share with Facebook
Reply

Quick Reply
Message:
Options

By choosing to post the reply above you agree to the rules you agreed to when joining Sailnet.
Click Here to view those rules.

Register Now

In order to be able to post messages on the SailNet Community forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.
Please note: After entering 3 characters a list of Usernames already in use will appear and the list will disappear once a valid Username is entered.
User Name:
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.
Password:
Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.
Email Address:

Log-in

Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.




Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools

 
Posting Rules
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may post attachments
You may edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is On


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Any Creekmore owners? PastorBob Living Aboard 70 09-13-2014 02:04 AM
Fischer Panda Owner''s Forum geoffschultz Gear & Maintenance 2 10-01-2003 06:45 AM
Partner Owners rakowski Crew Wanted/Available 1 09-17-2003 11:33 AM
350 Owners Association (Catalina) Bluesmoods Boat Review and Purchase Forum 2 12-31-2002 02:18 PM
MacGregor 26X Owners etordahl General Discussion (sailing related) 0 08-29-2002 12:30 PM


All times are GMT -4. The time now is 06:29 AM.

Add to My Yahoo!         
Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.7
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
SEO by vBSEO 3.6.1
(c) Marine.com LLC 2000-2012

The SailNet.com store is owned and operated by a company independent of the SailNet.com forum. You are now leaving the SailNet forum. Click OK to continue or Cancel to return to the SailNet forum.