SailNet Community - Reply to Topic

   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 > On Board > Gear & Maintenance > Boat Stands
 Not a Member? 


Thread: Boat Stands Reply to Thread
Title:
  

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

Message:
Trackback:
Send Trackbacks to (Separate multiple URLs with spaces) :
Post Icons
You may choose an icon for your message from the following list:
 

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.



Click here to view the posting rules you are bound to when clicking the
'Submit Reply' button below


Additional Options
Miscellaneous Options

Click here to view the posting rules you are bound to when clicking the
'Submit Reply' button below


Topic Review (Newest First)
11-18-2012 12:37 AM
SailingSloop
Re: Boat Stands

Thanks for the reply. I'll add additional jacks, which sure seems like a good idea!
11-17-2012 02:20 PM
Minnewaska
Re: Boat Stands

Quote:
Originally Posted by SailingSloop View Post
I've had good luck using 5 Hostar stands under my 32' Ericson for about 10 years.
Essentially, 5 means there is zero room for error caused by humans or storms. That's why 7 is preferred at that LOA. Also, 7 allows for temporary removal for work as necessary, although, personally I would install 9, then remove 2.

Since we hauled just before H-Sandy, we currently have 14. (9 would be typical for us)
11-17-2012 02:08 PM
SailingSloop
Re: Boat Stands

I've had good luck using 5 Hostar stands under my 32' Ericson for about 10 years.
11-15-2012 03:08 PM
lillia28
Re: Boat Stands

I know this is old, but this year I am asking the exact same question. Did you get stands and how did they work out for you?
Lou
09-01-2011 09:04 AM
JimsCAL I would go with Scaffold Mart stands. Stands are pretty low tech items and all the different ones I see seem to work fine. Shipping is not insignficant. Both Hostar and Defender will give you quotes. I think that will make your decision.
09-01-2011 12:49 AM
Pub911 Glad i spurred the count discussion....Serena is a small 38, 10'2" on the beam and 18000lbs of displacement. she's been on 7 for the 12 years I've had someone else manage this for me, so I'm comfortable with that unknowing success and will continue with the same config.

But one more time, anyone know the South Carolina stands first hand? they say they make 'em here and 'hot dip' 'em here too. The price is attractive especially considering free shipping. Any one have any?

thanks all!
08-31-2011 04:13 PM
tommays 7 is the minimum for a 29' with 4'5" draft boat BUT is marginal on a 35' boat with 7' draft as i put away both every winter

It also depends on how the boat is covered and the wind strength and direction in your area as it blows like stink at 50 knots from the west in my driveway right on my beam
08-31-2011 09:54 AM
JimsCAL Agree that 7 should be fine. Three pairs plus one at the bow. Our club stores our boats on stands and most are Brownell (your Defender listing). Well made but pricey. We also have several owners that use Hostars. Made with light angle iron, but they seem to work fine. The Scaffold Mart stands looks like Brownell copies and are a good price for galvanized stands. Suspect they are made in China.
08-31-2011 01:33 AM
mitiempo You shouldn't need more than 7.
08-31-2011 12:04 AM
Pub911
Boat Stands

Any one have any information on which of these is the better deal?

Sail Boat stands for sale by Scaffold Mart at around $120/@ free shipping for 5 or more.

or these:
HOSTAR Marine Transport Systems: Sailboat Stands at around $110 (Painted) or $144/@ galvanized plus shipping

or these:
Sailboat Shoring Stand With Top at around $145 (Defender) plus shipping.

I need at least 7, probably 9 of them so it's kind of a big purchase.

 
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


All times are GMT -4. The time now is 01:37 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.