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Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   03-01-2012
Replies: 29
Views: 3,105
Posted By Cherie320
Number one is certainly Morning Light. Great...

Number one is certainly Morning Light. Great recomendation.
Yes, I agree with the mandate for Captain Ron!
Captain and Commander is a winner as well...several episodes to get hooked.
No, I...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   02-28-2012
Replies: 49
Views: 3,728
Posted By Cherie320
Yes, it is possible to get a boat for free.

Yes, it is possible to get a boat for free.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   02-24-2012
Replies: 34
Views: 4,534
Posted By Cherie320
CChelle - You should board at the lowest point on...

CChelle - You should board at the lowest point on the side of the boat. A rigid ladder that is comfortable and safe for you to climb can be made from Stainless Steel, but there are wooden versions...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   01-09-2012
Replies: 8
Views: 4,739
Posted By Cherie320
The 94 320 will have the shallow bilge and...

The 94 320 will have the shallow bilge and original power was a Perkins diesel. The recommendation of the 34 is worth considering. You might be even be able to find one with a tall rig and a deep...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   12-20-2011
Replies: 166
Views: 9,227
Posted By Cherie320
PsySailor You have asked several times to be...

PsySailor

You have asked several times to be told why not to buy. The reason is that you want to sell the boat in 3 years. A boat is expensive to maintain and it is a depreciating asset. That...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   12-14-2011
Replies: 34
Views: 9,177
Posted By Cherie320
Sears sells low profile plastic tool boxes that...

Sears sells low profile plastic tool boxes that are designed to fit under a car or truck seat. They work well for separating parts and tools by type. They are available in small, medium and large...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   11-30-2011
Replies: 16
Views: 1,891
Posted By Cherie320
Thanks for the correction and the links. ...

Thanks for the correction and the links. Definitely would not want to mislead anyone. Appreciate the help. Pat
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   11-29-2011
Replies: 16
Views: 1,891
Posted By Cherie320
A fixed prop is never as efficient as a folding...

A fixed prop is never as efficient as a folding prop under sail, but a fixed three blade is a great cost effective solution if you need performance under power, if it is the proper pitch and dia for...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   11-28-2011
Replies: 35
Views: 2,747
Posted By Cherie320
Well, I started off thinking that I'd rather see...

Well, I started off thinking that I'd rather see a mono race, but after seeing the cats fly, I can't wait to see the big ones duke it out for the cup. There are lots of rich folks who can pay the...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   11-28-2011
Replies: 23
Views: 3,103
Posted By Cherie320
At 6-4, it is difficult to find full head room. ...

At 6-4, it is difficult to find full head room. But it's not been much of an issue. Headroom is just one of many compromises to consider when shopping for the idea boat. So no, it's not a deal...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   11-26-2011
Replies: 13
Views: 1,633
Posted By Cherie320
If you are just learning to sail - leave it, you...

If you are just learning to sail - leave it, you can always remove it later. You may find you like the concept of self tacking. It is not hard to rig a small roller furling jib and a boom to try...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   11-23-2011
Replies: 66
Views: 5,342
Posted By Cherie320
So Far, No. We pump our own fuel and climb the...

So Far, No. We pump our own fuel and climb the stairs to pay, so there is no one to tip. We do smile a lot. Maybe that helps. Pat
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   11-22-2011
Replies: 11
Views: 840
Posted By Cherie320
Cal Sailing Club is an inexpensive way to get...

Cal Sailing Club is an inexpensive way to get instruction. Located at Berkeley Marina.

See if you can get a copy of the Latitude 38 issue which has the "owners looking for crew" listing and dial...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   11-18-2011
Replies: 27
Views: 2,813
Posted By Cherie320
Maybe you could build a box structure, that would...

Maybe you could build a box structure, that would be lighter than a solid spar. Alternatively, look at wooden mast designs. There is a dinghy mast design (birds mouth system?) that is configured...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   11-17-2011
Replies: 15
Views: 1,949
Posted By Cherie320
I have seen a post that suggested careful removal...

I have seen a post that suggested careful removal of the nuts to see if the threads will take a new nut that can be torqued to spec. What shows in the picture may be as the cliche goes, skin deep. ...
Forum: Diesel   11-14-2011
Replies: 7
Views: 1,302
Posted By Cherie320
JB weld is a great product and it has bought us...

JB weld is a great product and it has bought us time on numerous occasions (industrial repair applications). But I never slept well until the job was completed correctly with new material. It's a...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   11-10-2011
Replies: 19
Views: 3,304
Posted By Cherie320
Sn0wman - I'm not finding many reviews on the...

Sn0wman - I'm not finding many reviews on the Zoom and was wondering if you would care to comment on the quality of manufacture? Also, how small a package is it when stored? Pat
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   11-07-2011
Replies: 1
Views: 512
Posted By Cherie320
Check with NAPA Marina.

Check with NAPA Marina.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   11-07-2011
Replies: 19
Views: 3,304
Posted By Cherie320
We keep comming back to the inflatible as the...

We keep comming back to the inflatible as the solution. It looks to be easier to store, has higher load capacity, and appears to be more stabe for loading and landing. But the sticking point is...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   11-03-2011
Replies: 10
Views: 3,353
Posted By Cherie320
If you have to replace the teak hand rails, it...

If you have to replace the teak hand rails, it might be worth investigating plasteak and Stainless Steel as alternative materials.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   10-28-2011
Replies: 19
Views: 2,812
Posted By Cherie320
OK - Correction - not Missouri river. The river...

OK - Correction - not Missouri river. The river access to Oklahoma is the Kerr McClellen navigation system. It ends at Colusa. The dept is reported over 9 ft, so it may be possible. Certainly an...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   10-28-2011
Replies: 19
Views: 2,812
Posted By Cherie320
Look at where the Missouri connects with...

Look at where the Missouri connects with Mississippi. I think that there is barge traffic into Eastern Oklahoma.

Certainly would be an interesting trip if it can be done. Yes, very interesting.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   10-06-2011
Replies: 13
Views: 1,637
Posted By Cherie320
Size is a factor of finance. Bigger is more...

Size is a factor of finance. Bigger is more comfortable, but it costs more to buy, maintain, and operate. Smaller gives you sailing skills without the complexity of big boat systems....outboard vs...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   10-05-2011
Replies: 28
Views: 3,050
Posted By Cherie320
It was my understanding that all of the Lugers...

It was my understanding that all of the Lugers were kit boats. Consequently, the owner could have built the boat with a fin keel. Interesting to see how the hull is strengthened to support the...
Forum: Learning to Sail   10-03-2011
Replies: 49
Views: 6,791
Posted By Cherie320
We like it quiet. Only time we wanted to hear a...

We like it quiet. Only time we wanted to hear a bit of neighbor noise was the first Christmas we stayed overnight. The marina was so dark and deserted, that we thought every creak and pop was a...
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