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Search: Posts Made By: Sunday Driver
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 05-09-2014
Replies: 11
Views: 719
Posted By Sunday Driver
Re: Alternative pump out solution?

the tank should still be good unless it leaks ..if you pull it just wash it out with white vinager or bleach ..good as new ..theres probably build up on the bottom maybe
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 05-09-2014
Replies: 11
Views: 719
Posted By Sunday Driver
Re: Alternative pump out solution?

Right i have done the same but used wooden plugs for the hose ends with a clap then pulled out tank with hose attached ..

I have also done this in the winter in below freezing temp and with the...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 05-08-2014
Replies: 14
Views: 863
Posted By Sunday Driver
Re: 24' sailboat dinghy suggestions?

inflatable stand up paddle bord ?? thats what i am thinking for myself because it would be quicker to dry when you put it away ..
but they are still big and heavy especialy if you need 2
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 05-05-2014
Replies: 51
Views: 2,741
Posted By Sunday Driver
Re: Boat BBQ tips and recommendations...

to hungry to wait lol


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=awYrnwpmQdk
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 05-04-2014
Replies: 51
Views: 2,741
Posted By Sunday Driver
Re: Boat BBQ tips and recommendations...

I have a round 14" Magma marine kettle 2 and am happy with it ..my old one rusted away and I bought another.

Its mounted on the stern rail and i use a pillow to block the wind when its windy ..it...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 03-13-2014
Replies: 19
Views: 817
Posted By Sunday Driver
Re: Help with inner stay

the foam strips in the sail make the sail stiff ..

and the feed into the track is pretty tight it doesnt pull up , you have to had feed every foot .

did you say there is a quick feed to add ? ...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 03-13-2014
Replies: 19
Views: 817
Posted By Sunday Driver
Re: Help with inner stay

I have a shaffer 500 snap furler , the cheapest one with no bearings.
it came with the boat .
the 130 sail has reef foam in the front part of the sail . its a newer sail

and yes there is no...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 03-12-2014
Replies: 19
Views: 817
Posted By Sunday Driver
Re: Help with inner stay

thanks for the responses ,

i have a roller furl 130 now .

and i have inner shrouds just below the sweped back spreaders so im thinking the mast might be supported ...

furling works but...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 03-12-2014
Replies: 19
Views: 817
Posted By Sunday Driver
Help with inner stay

Hello all

I have a catalina 250 , my wife and i go sailing on Long island sound CT ,NY,RI.
and would like to rig up a stay sail .
we dont go out in bad weather but have come home /found...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 08-28-2013
Replies: 8
Views: 417
Posted By Sunday Driver
Re: Holding tank on P26

I had a custom 20 gallon tank made by a plastic company in Mass. sorry forgot the name 6 years ago ..
cost about $600 with a internal baffel came threaded 1 1/2 for fill and drain plus 1" for vent...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 02-02-2013
Replies: 60
Views: 3,726
Posted By Sunday Driver
Re: Power Outlet Sizzle - Help Please

I just bought some gfi`s , and noticed they have a slim line thats new at home depot
their thinner , those might fit .

good luck
Forum: Electrical Systems 01-02-2013
Replies: 2
Views: 476
Posted By Sunday Driver
winter storage for batteries

Hello all ,

I have 2 , AGM 4-D batteries . would winter storage be ok in the boat here in CT, if they were on a charger all winter ?

or should I pull them and bring them inside ?? there about...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 11-11-2012
Replies: 211
Views: 14,049
Posted By Sunday Driver
Re: Sailing specific songs

Lost redirect


:)

Lost redirect
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 10-15-2012
Replies: 63
Views: 5,849
Posted By Sunday Driver
Re: How do you organize your tools?

http://www.defender.com/product.jsp?path=-1%7C10918%7C86311%7C753831&id=86296

I use this bag for tools and fishing bait boxes for nuts and bolts from walmart ..
the canvis bag does get heavy when...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 10-12-2012
Replies: 53
Views: 4,156
Posted By Sunday Driver
Re: Mooring vs slip?

We are on a mooring ,
i enjoy it , though storms are always a worry ...

we used to have a dry dock for the dingy , till we finaly smarten up and put in for a dingy slip .
now its the best of...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 09-28-2012
Replies: 8
Views: 903
Posted By Sunday Driver
Re: Rudder draining, repair, etc.

I just ordered a new rudder from RudderCraft.com

it improved handaling , its solid material with a lifetime warrenty
1000.oo for shipping , tiller and perfomance model rudder (longer , wider) ....
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 09-13-2012
Replies: 32
Views: 9,532
Posted By Sunday Driver
Re: 4hp outboard motor questions

I would go for the 6 hp too ,its the same weight .
its not a big deal till you need it ...

we have the Tohatsu 6 and are very happy with it ..couple years old and no problems so far
Forum: US Northeast 07-09-2012
Replies: 36
Views: 2,345
Posted By Sunday Driver
Re: Marthas Vinyard

:) it was a nice calm night almost full moon .

super light traffic pretty much just use out ..our company faded about 2:30am once it got lighter out it was easer to stay up !
Forum: US Northeast 07-09-2012
Replies: 36
Views: 2,345
Posted By Sunday Driver
Re: Marthas Vinyard

Well just got back from the trip ..We all had a great time !!!

we loaded up in Norwalk CT and left about 7 pm .
it took a little time for our guests to repack after they saw what our modest 25`...
Forum: US Northeast 06-19-2012
Replies: 36
Views: 2,345
Posted By Sunday Driver
Re: Marthas Vinyard

Wow right I wasnt thinking of that ..
is there enough trails /bike paths to stay off the roads ?
enough to get some exercice ?
Forum: US Northeast 06-19-2012
Replies: 36
Views: 2,345
Posted By Sunday Driver
Re: Marthas Vinyard

thanks , I dont know any of those beaches , so all suggestions are great .
im figureing it will be a busy week everywhere so i am ready to roll with what comes .

but i would be planning for next...
Forum: US Northeast 06-18-2012
Replies: 36
Views: 2,345
Posted By Sunday Driver
Re: Marthas Vinyard

yes i agree , thats a best case with great weather ..
and probably alot of motoring
our boats a heavy slug :D
so i put it in my head that were already there , and enjoy the day !!

I would...
Forum: US Northeast 06-18-2012
Replies: 36
Views: 2,345
Posted By Sunday Driver
Re: Marthas Vinyard

were from Norwalk



well to get to Watch Hill its 14 hours for us , so i figure to Block a hour or two more .
if we get tired we have stopped at Faulkner Island or Old Saybrook was nice ...
...
Forum: US Northeast 06-18-2012
Replies: 36
Views: 2,345
Posted By Sunday Driver
Re: Marthas Vinyard

Thanks again ..yes we have a 22# delta with 55` of chain .

were coming from ct so were figuring Block , marthas , newport , maybe watch hill .
theres never enough time :)
we have 10 days
Forum: US Northeast 06-18-2012
Replies: 36
Views: 2,345
Posted By Sunday Driver
Re: Marthas Vinyard

Thanks thats a great tip ..
I wasnt thinking about the lagoon ,
Hows the bridge opening ? is it back to relyable openings ?
i saw on activecaptain the bridge was replaced .

and were always up...
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