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Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   05-05-2014
Replies: 6
Views: 881
Posted By Grampian1989
Re: Used headsails for sale???

Thank you!! Im looking to find an inexpensive used Roller furling set up with a 95-100% headsail otherwise ill go with a decent hanked on jib
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   05-04-2014
Replies: 6
Views: 881
Posted By Grampian1989
Used headsails for sale???

Where can i find a used headsail for my grampian 30?
the measurements are: I-37'/J-10.9'/P-31'/E-12'

something in good condition on the cheap
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   04-11-2014
Replies: 5
Views: 547
Posted By Grampian1989
Stuffing Box.....

Does anyone know what size packing i need for my stuffing box??? I have a 71' G30 and purchased 3/16th GTU Gore packing...... Not sure if its big enough.....
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   04-07-2014
Replies: 5
Views: 817
Posted By Grampian1989
Painting the deck....

Hello all, Amateur here looking for some solid advice....

The gelcoat on my grampian is old and hazy... Cracking and just all around worn n weathered. I can't afford to go crazy and repaint the...
Forum: Grampian   04-02-2014
Replies: 18
Views: 5,397
Posted By Grampian1989
Re: SOS please help!! '72 Grampian 30'

I LOVE my grampian G30.... That said she needs some work, i don't have soft spots on the deck but i have begun replacing passive vents with solar vents and found the core to be...eh emm... SOAKING...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   04-01-2014
Replies: 10
Views: 859
Posted By Grampian1989
Re: When can i go sailing????

I was worried that mid May would be the answer. No point rushing as you said!! Leaves more time to perform quality repairs lol, on the subject of paint... Is it possible to lightly sand the deck and...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   04-01-2014
Replies: 10
Views: 859
Posted By Grampian1989
When can i go sailing????

Im curious when i can expect to launch my sailboat for the season?

What is the usual date for open season in New York???

Im a little antsy to get her on the river but i have to rebed the...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   01-27-2014
Replies: 27
Views: 2,542
Posted By Grampian1989
Re: Ice in my bilge

Hey guys thanks for all the advice....here's what I have done over the last few days to remedy the issue... Please leave all criticisms to yourselves as this is my first sailboat and I'm not as...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   01-26-2014
Replies: 27
Views: 2,542
Posted By Grampian1989
Re: Ice in my bilge

Yeah that's the issue... Bilge is frozen solid and won't pump. I need to find a way to melt the ice. It seems like rock salt plus antifreeze might be the only remedy as a heater would take days with...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   01-26-2014
Replies: 27
Views: 2,542
Posted By Grampian1989
Re: Ice in my bilge

It's on the hard, and I don't have access to power right now.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   01-26-2014
Replies: 27
Views: 2,542
Posted By Grampian1989
Ice in my bilge

Hey guys, seems I have run into another problem. I recently found after a month long vacation over seas that there i have a full bilge and it's frozen solid. I have about three inches of space left...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   12-28-2013
Replies: 29
Views: 2,918
Posted By Grampian1989
Condensation inside sailboat...

I went to visit my boat the other day and noticed that there is condensation built up inside the cabin on the ceiling, i also had to empty the bilge pump since it was nearly full.... Im assuming the...
Forum: Diesel   12-12-2013
Replies: 14
Views: 1,663
Posted By Grampian1989
I think I screwed up...

I never did anything to clear the fuel lines. Just placed the boat on land after pulling into the slip. I also noticed my boat is taking on water while on land from rain. I have not tarped her yet...
Forum: Diesel   12-12-2013
Replies: 14
Views: 1,663
Posted By Grampian1989
I think I screwed up...

I never ran stabilizer through my Diesel engine. It's been on land for two months now. I did change the oil, ran antifreeze through engine. But forgot to run the engine with stabilizer in the fuel....
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   10-30-2013
Replies: 74
Views: 11,021
Posted By Grampian1989
Re: What is the best way to Tarp a sailboat for winter

Do you guys take out your batteries?
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   10-30-2013
Replies: 74
Views: 11,021
Posted By Grampian1989
Re: What is the best way to Tarp a sailboat for winter

Thank you for the advice!! Time to Winterize, Tarp and wait........Spring can't come soon enough!
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   10-30-2013
Replies: 74
Views: 11,021
Posted By Grampian1989
Re: What is the best way to Tarp a sailboat for winter

Im in Upstate NY, and thank you for the pictures!! That is exactly what i was thinking. But would the snow on the deck of the boat be an issue?? if i use two tarps one on the bow, one on the stern......
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   10-30-2013
Replies: 74
Views: 11,021
Posted By Grampian1989
What is the best way to Tarp a sailboat for winter

Hello, First time sailor here, looking for advice w/pictures of how to properly Tarp my 30ft sailboat for the winter.....

Im assuming throwing one over the boom and another somehow over the bow....
Forum: Crew Wanted/Available   10-25-2013
Replies: 3
Views: 656
Posted By Grampian1989
Looking to join a crew...

Hey, I'm interested in finding a sailboat in need of a deckhand. I have seen a few websites that allows you to find sailors looking for crew but I'm not sure which ones are best to use. Could you...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   10-18-2013
Replies: 28
Views: 1,930
Posted By Grampian1989
Thank you for your feedback. Really what it comes...

Thank you for your feedback. Really what it comes down to is cash. I originally wanted to sell the boat for $10k because that is what I would sell it for if someone had the cash. The boat might be...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   10-17-2013
Replies: 28
Views: 1,930
Posted By Grampian1989
What is my boat worth...

Lol it does come with hormel chili!!

Thank you all for your replies!! It's a beautiful boat. I appreciate all your feedback. Does $900 for winter storage seem right?? I feel as though $6000 cash...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   10-17-2013
Replies: 28
Views: 1,930
Posted By Grampian1989
What is my boat worth...

i have a 1970 Grampian G30 that was handed down to me.... I love the boat but cannot afford to keep it... what could i sell it for?

i see that they sell relatively low but i have reupholstered...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   10-10-2013
Replies: 11
Views: 875
Posted By Grampian1989
cheap survey....

Is there such a thing as a cheap surveyor? If so, can you recommend one to me located in the hudson valley? What would I be expected to pay for a 30ft sailboat?
Cheers,
J
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   09-30-2013
Replies: 7
Views: 588
Posted By Grampian1989
Boat insurance question

earlier this summer i was told about an insurance provider that will also cover the costs of taking the boat out of the water, storage and placing the boat back in the water next season.... i never...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   09-18-2013
Replies: 11
Views: 4,628
Posted By Grampian1989
Re: First live aboard

hey, i have been living on my Grampian 30 for three months now. Love every minute of it. I am only 24 and still going to school, have built a company and work from the boat. For me... i only needed a...
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