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Search: Posts Made By: seb5thman
Forum: Cal 11-06-2011
Replies: 133
Views: 23,169
Posted By seb5thman
Cal-22

Me too, its been awhile since I've visited this site. Had another great season on my Cal-22, maybe 50+ days on the water. Not as much as previous summers, but still not bad. I've got a couple of...
Forum: Cal 12-01-2010
Replies: 133
Views: 23,169
Posted By seb5thman
Hix, are you pleased with the boat cover? What...

Hix, are you pleased with the boat cover? What material did you use?
Forum: Cal 11-26-2010
Replies: 133
Views: 23,169
Posted By seb5thman
Hix, what's the cover going to cost once it...

Hix, what's the cover going to cost once it becomes an off the shelf item? There are two Cal 22's in my marina. I use tarps, the other boat has a nice tailored custom made cover.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 10-28-2010
Replies: 13
Views: 4,907
Posted By seb5thman
Just read a post in Sail Magazine 'To the Editor'...

Just read a post in Sail Magazine 'To the Editor' from a guy who changed out most his boat to LED. He took a lightning strike and lost every LED on board. The incandescent lights, including the...
Forum: Learning to Sail 10-23-2010
Replies: 11
Views: 1,245
Posted By seb5thman
Don't overlook the importance of the book work. ...

Don't overlook the importance of the book work. You can gain a lot of useful information before hitting the water and put it to good use during the hands on portion of your training.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 10-22-2010
Replies: 22
Views: 1,456
Posted By seb5thman
Maritime Museums

My vote would go to the maritime museum in Halifax, Nova Scotia. Halifax has a tremendous maritime history and was a jumping off point for ships heading to europe and the British Isles during WWI...
Forum: Crew Wanted/Available 10-20-2010
Replies: 8
Views: 904
Posted By seb5thman
Swadiver Scott, I looked at the information on...

Swadiver Scott, I looked at the information on the Alaskan Eagle and found it very interesting. Did you take one of the former voyages? It seems it is not just for college kids but also for those...
Forum: Crew Wanted/Available 10-19-2010
Replies: 8
Views: 904
Posted By seb5thman
JiffyLube, good point that I had not thought of...

JiffyLube, good point that I had not thought of about keeping busy. Although there is plenty of work to be done onboard, there is plenty of down time too.
Forum: Crew Wanted/Available 10-19-2010
Replies: 8
Views: 904
Posted By seb5thman
While I have some appreciation for the 'go for...

While I have some appreciation for the 'go for it' attitude, my personality type is more of the 'if this happen then I will do this' attitude. In other words, I plan and research before just jumping...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 10-18-2010
Replies: 1
Views: 506
Posted By seb5thman
Furler Maintenance

I have a Harken headsail furler on my 22' boat. Other than what the manual says regarding maintenance, is there anything I should do when putting the boat away for the winter? The manual says to...
Forum: Crew Wanted/Available 10-17-2010
Replies: 8
Views: 904
Posted By seb5thman
Is it possible or just a dream....???

It has been a thought for some time to sail to Hawaii, or beyond. As a landlocked sailor with little off-shore experience, I have seriously considered trying to crew on a boat going to Hawaii to see...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 04-19-2010
Replies: 5
Views: 916
Posted By seb5thman
Sailing Dog, my mistake....the portlights are...

Sailing Dog, my mistake....the portlights are acrylic, not lexan.
Forum: Chartering 04-18-2010
Replies: 4
Views: 587
Posted By seb5thman
I have chartered from Blue Pacific in Marina Del...

I have chartered from Blue Pacific in Marina Del Rey. They were OK, but if you want to take a step up in quality, go to Sail Time in Newport Beach. Their boats are newer, better maintained, and the...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 04-18-2010
Replies: 5
Views: 916
Posted By seb5thman
Installing New Windows- Followup

I received a lot of advice on installing new windows in my Cal-22. Well, they are in and look great!!! I used the Dow Corning 739 adhesive (not the 795) along with the DC adhesion promotor and...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 03-25-2010
Replies: 39
Views: 3,258
Posted By seb5thman
Brian, I'll let you know how it goes. I've...

Brian, I'll let you know how it goes. I've rigged up some wood forms just a bit smaller than the portlights, with a piece of half-round running down the middle. My plan is to seat the windows in...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 03-25-2010
Replies: 39
Views: 3,258
Posted By seb5thman
Here's What I'm Doing

OK guys, after some research and great input on this thread, here's what I've decided to do. Based on info from a salesman I had purchased West Marine silicone who told me our local boat repair shop...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 03-23-2010
Replies: 39
Views: 3,258
Posted By seb5thman
Back to the original post; the windows will be...

Back to the original post; the windows will be set in the sealant only, not screwed in. I'm having difficulty locating Dow 795 or 739. West Marine suggested a silicone sealant, saying it is the...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 03-19-2010
Replies: 39
Views: 3,258
Posted By seb5thman
Yeah, now if I can just find it. I'll keep...

Yeah, now if I can just find it. I'll keep looking around.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 03-19-2010
Replies: 39
Views: 3,258
Posted By seb5thman
It holds windows in place on...

It holds windows in place on skyscrapers?.......it's probably plenty good for my little boat!
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 03-19-2010
Replies: 39
Views: 3,258
Posted By seb5thman
Is the Dow Corning 795 a building sealant? I...

Is the Dow Corning 795 a building sealant? I went to their website and that was the only "795" product that came up.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 03-19-2010
Replies: 39
Views: 3,258
Posted By seb5thman
Any thoughts on the West Marine adhesives, like...

Any thoughts on the West Marine adhesives, like the 4200? The product description says the stuff is made to adhere acrylic to fiberglass.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 03-19-2010
Replies: 16
Views: 1,757
Posted By seb5thman
You should do something good for the cops for...

You should do something good for the cops for saving your boat. For the amound of damage they prevented I'm sure they would appreciate a word of thanks.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 03-18-2010
Replies: 39
Views: 3,258
Posted By seb5thman
Seating New Windows

Any suggestions on the best product to seal acrylic windows to a fiberglass boat? I ordered four new windows and want to get it right the first time. The windows are held in only by the bonding...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 02-11-2010
Replies: 5
Views: 958
Posted By seb5thman
This, I forgot....

I forgot to add that I have reviewed other posts/threads related to replacing windows. All I get is more confused. What I would like to know is:
1. Best material for a replacement window
2. Best...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 02-11-2010
Replies: 5
Views: 958
Posted By seb5thman
Replacing Windows

Hello all, I need some advice on replacing windows on my '86 Cal-22. First, let me say that I have no experience working on my boat. I purchased it last year and did no repairs to it, but this year...
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