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Forum: Seamanship & Navigation   10-22-2013
Replies: 21
Views: 2,657
Posted By Lidgard29
Re: How high can you point?

The headsail is a 130% dacron sail on a roller furler. It is a little baggy, and it is probably contributing to the boats poor pointing. The trades blow pretty well around here (Oahu), and we often...
Forum: Seamanship & Navigation   10-20-2013
Replies: 21
Views: 2,657
Posted By Lidgard29
How high can you point?

I'm trying to determine if my 1986 Lidgard 29' sloop points well. Most days we tack up around 100-120 degrees from side to side. In other words, we are 50-60 degrees off the wind. How are other boats...
Forum: Diesel   03-11-2013
Replies: 8
Views: 4,275
Posted By Lidgard29
Re: Volvo Penta 2002, MS 2B, yr 1991 zinc

I also have a Volvo Penta 2002 built around the same time. It has the nut for the pencil zinc on the top front of the engine and I replace the zinc every 9 months or so. The PO apparently had not...
Forum: Crew Wanted/Available   11-18-2012
Replies: 0
Views: 669
Posted By Lidgard29
Day sailing of Honolulu

Looking for crew for day trip cruising off Oahu.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   02-06-2012
Replies: 9
Views: 1,165
Posted By Lidgard29
Hauled out

Those who were calling for a shaft seal problem were correct. We hauled it out and repaired the sloppy prop shaft seal and bearings. Thanks for the advice.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   01-07-2012
Replies: 9
Views: 1,165
Posted By Lidgard29
Thanks. I'm going to have this evaluated and I'll...

Thanks. I'm going to have this evaluated and I'll post again.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   01-05-2012
Replies: 9
Views: 1,165
Posted By Lidgard29
Sail drive oil chalky

I have a Volvo saildrive unit. I checked the oil and it is rather white and chalky in appearance. I lasted checked it a few months ago and it was okay.

Anyone know what is causing this? Is it...
Forum: Crew Wanted/Available   08-29-2011
Replies: 0
Views: 648
Posted By Lidgard29
Sailing out of the Ala Wai Harbor, Honolulu

Looking for a few experienced crew for cruising on my 29' sloop.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   05-06-2011
Replies: 6
Views: 1,785
Posted By Lidgard29
The guy who does my bottom cleaning emailed me...

The guy who does my bottom cleaning emailed me this:

"Usually the white patches are the areas the jack stands were when the boat was painted, so fewer coats there. This is expected, along with...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   04-28-2011
Replies: 6
Views: 1,785
Posted By Lidgard29
When is it time to paint the bottom again?

I have 3 coats of black ablative anitfouling paint on the bottom of my sailboat that's sitting in the warm salt water here in Honolulu. Under the black layer is a red warning layer and then the white...
Forum: Crew Wanted/Available   09-14-2010
Replies: 2
Views: 764
Posted By Lidgard29
Crew wanted for cruising out of Honolulu

I'm looking for one or two more people to crew my Lidgard 29 out of the Ala Wai. We consistently go out on Saturdays and are starting to go to the neighbor islands.

drjhnathan@yahoo.com
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   05-19-2010
Replies: 13
Views: 1,740
Posted By Lidgard29
The reason why the rigging was replaced after 8...

The reason why the rigging was replaced after 8 years (the first time) was because the boat was shipped (not on her bottom) from N.Z. to Hawaii. The rig was replaced when the boat was reassembled in...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   05-19-2010
Replies: 13
Views: 1,740
Posted By Lidgard29
Thanks for all of your responses! The rigger...

Thanks for all of your responses! The rigger hasn't sent me his quote yet. I'll post it when I get it. I don't feel knowledgeable enough to do it myself. The boat is a racer/cruiser being used out of...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   05-19-2010
Replies: 13
Views: 1,740
Posted By Lidgard29
Do I really need to pull the mast out?

I'm thinking about replacing the standing rigging on my 1992 Lidgard 29. The current rigging is about 10 years old. I had one rigger look at it, and he suggested that to do the job right, I need to...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   05-02-2010
Replies: 4
Views: 1,206
Posted By Lidgard29
Well, that helps. At least I know it's typical....

Well, that helps. At least I know it's typical. Thanks.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   04-07-2010
Replies: 4
Views: 1,206
Posted By Lidgard29
Volvo Saildrive Zinc is loose

Hi. I have a Volvo Penta 2002 with a 120SC Saildrive. I recently had the zinc replaced and it is already a little loose! It was secure when I put the boat back in the water in 11/09. I am wondering...
Forum: Seamanship & Navigation   10-21-2009
Replies: 6
Views: 5,377
Posted By Lidgard29
Thanks Stan and Sailingdog. Stan: So you didn't...

Thanks Stan and Sailingdog. Stan: So you didn't secure the lines to chainplates? Sailingdog: what's your blog address?
Forum: Seamanship & Navigation   10-20-2009
Replies: 6
Views: 5,377
Posted By Lidgard29
Dutchman boom brake

Does anyone have any experience installing and/or using this boom brake?
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