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Search: Posts Made By: jkemp101
Forum: Chesapeake Bay 1 Week Ago
Replies: 20
Views: 677
Posted By jkemp101
Re: Jellyfish west/rhode river?

Thanks for the info. Kids enjoyed themselves in the water today. And I didn't have to explain to them they were free to swim but may feel some slight stinging sensations.

We did have to swim with...
Forum: Chesapeake Bay 1 Week Ago
Replies: 20
Views: 677
Posted By jkemp101
Jellyfish west/rhode river?

Haven't been able to get down to the boat for a couple of weeks. I'm trying to determine my options for kids playing in the water this weekend. Are the jellyfish here yet, specifically in the Rhode...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 03-05-2014
Replies: 47
Views: 2,155
Posted By jkemp101
Re: Silly oil change question

My boat has this jabsco hose attached to the sump (Jabsco Oil Drain Hose And Fitting Kit (http://www.defender.com/product.jsp?path=-1|311|2349109|2349116&id=675395)) I think the universal engine...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 06-09-2013
Replies: 22
Views: 1,548
Posted By jkemp101
Re: How do I attach messenger line to the tail of my old main halyard?

I just did mine. I heated both ends with my mini torch and stuck them together. Then I sewed them with some whipping twine. Seemed pretty strong.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 05-02-2013
Replies: 59
Views: 2,437
Posted By jkemp101
Re: Looking at a boat tomorrow

I've owned a 18', 22', and now 28' foot boat in the last three years. It seems like West Marine, Defender, and maybe Hamilton Marine should just pony up and give me the boats. That seems to be the...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 03-23-2013
Replies: 49
Views: 2,411
Posted By jkemp101
Re: Send packing the stuffing gland..

I had a PSS on my boat when I purchased it. It leaked, most likely because it wasn't installed properly. Even worse was the allen set screws in the collar were rounded out. So I had to cut the...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 12-24-2012
Replies: 17
Views: 1,143
Posted By jkemp101
Re: Enlarging hole in hull

Interesting challenge. Here are some thoughts:


If you go with a regular hole saw with a block of wood inside the hull, pre-drill the 1/4 pilot hole. Then turn the pilot bit around in the...
Forum: Learning to Sail 12-21-2012
Replies: 16
Views: 9,316
Posted By jkemp101
Re: o'day daysailer III

Should be a great experience. I learned on a DS1 on the Rhode/West rivers. I believe the DS2 and 3 have self bailing cockpits which is a big advantage over the DS1. I was always a little concerned...
Forum: Learning to Sail 12-18-2012
Replies: 34
Views: 2,263
Posted By jkemp101
Re: Heavy winds?

I had to get some numbers. I would not stand behind this "science", but I had to get this out of my system. I used this site Air Density Calculator...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 12-06-2012
Replies: 51
Views: 5,310
Posted By jkemp101
Re: Main Halyards - Back to cockpit or keep at mast?

I'm pondering the same set of issues. I mostly single hand. My previous boat had then back at the cockpit. It wasn't perfect but I could keep things under control while raising and lowering the...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 12-05-2012
Replies: 6
Views: 444
Posted By jkemp101
Re: Should I change shaft size

Thanks for your comments. I hadn't looked at the 1" cutlass bearing length, it would be 1/2 too long so I would have to cut that. Hadn't thought about the shaft tube either. I am sure it would...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 12-05-2012
Replies: 6
Views: 444
Posted By jkemp101
Should I change shaft size

I have a Sabre 28 originally powered with an Atomic 4. It now has a Universal M3-20. I am replacing coupling, shaft, stuffing box, cutlass bearing and prop. The original shaft was 7/8". I could...
Forum: Diesel 12-02-2012
Replies: 36
Views: 2,498
Posted By jkemp101
Re: Charging batteries with engine while sailing

My manual for the Universal M3-20 says to put it in gear for 1 to 2 minutes every 2 or 3 hours while charging batteries. This must be a requirement for the Hurth transmission. So I guess they don't...
Forum: Sabre 08-20-2012
Replies: 1
Views: 622
Posted By jkemp101
Sabre 28 Volvo Question

I am starting my search for a Sabre 28 of the 1976+ vintage. I would prefer a S28 with original Atomic 4 replaced with a Universal or Yanmar Diesel. My understanding is Volvo will be more expensive...
Forum: Seamanship & Navigation 06-16-2012
Replies: 29
Views: 13,941
Posted By jkemp101
Re: Jib sheet knots

I think I needed to explain better. I am suggesting a single figure eight in a single piece of line. I think a single figure eight is less bulky than two bowlines. The fact that both tails come...
Forum: Seamanship & Navigation 06-15-2012
Replies: 29
Views: 13,941
Posted By jkemp101
Re: Jib sheet knots

I was thinking of using a figure eight knot with my single sheet. Seems more secure/easier to untie than a larks head. Also a bit cleaner than two bowlines with two sheets. As a side note, I think...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 04-17-2012
Replies: 17
Views: 1,179
Posted By jkemp101
Re: Rebedding wood toe rail

Here is the link to the posthttp://www.sailnet.com/forums/gear-maintenance/63554-bedding-deck-hardware-butyl-tape.html. I purchased two rolls of the tape from Maine Sail. I just re-bedded my...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 04-13-2012
Replies: 85
Views: 4,845
Posted By jkemp101
Re: Coffee Maker

If you really want to see a wide range of brewing options you can look here:Brew Methods (http://brewmethods.com/). Many will probably not be boat compatible.

For those that like the coffee...
Forum: Seamanship & Navigation 04-13-2012
Replies: 93
Views: 9,210
Posted By jkemp101
Re: Thunderstorm in Chesapeake Bay

I should have been clear that I meant after I douse all sail and have them secured. Can a 22 be capsized/knockdown with bare poles in the Chesapeake from a thunderstorm? Tropical Storms/hurricanes...
Forum: Seamanship & Navigation 04-11-2012
Replies: 93
Views: 9,210
Posted By jkemp101
Re: Thunderstorm in Chesapeake Bay

Here is my hatch.

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I was thinking about putting in the lower hatchboard. Tying a line from the centerboard cleat in the middle bottom of the picture, up over the hatchboard and down to...
Forum: Seamanship & Navigation 04-11-2012
Replies: 93
Views: 9,210
Posted By jkemp101
Re: Thunderstorm in Chesapeake Bay

Right O on the lee shore, got shores mixed up with being in the lee of a block of land. Sailormon6 you bring up an item I have thought about before. If I put my family in the cabin, put in the...
Forum: Seamanship & Navigation 04-11-2012
Replies: 93
Views: 9,210
Posted By jkemp101
Re: Thunderstorm in Chesapeake Bay

All this talk got me curious about the max speeds in the Chesapeake. I had to check the numbers using this site. (http://www.ndbc.noaa.gov/histsearch.php?station=tplm2) Here are the number of 50...
Forum: Seamanship & Navigation 04-11-2012
Replies: 93
Views: 9,210
Posted By jkemp101
Re: Thunderstorm in Chesapeake Bay

I'm coming up from a O'Day daysailer so storm tactics on the bay are a little new to me. Sailing out of the West River. Securing the furled Genoa seems like a good thing to add to the list. ...
Forum: Seamanship & Navigation 04-11-2012
Replies: 93
Views: 9,210
Posted By jkemp101
Re: Thunderstorm in Chesapeake Bay

Looks like we have two slightly contradictory bits of advice. Some say head to the middle of the bay for more sea room and others say find a lee shore (probably the west side of the bay for the...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 03-29-2012
Replies: 60
Views: 4,781
Posted By jkemp101
Re: Yacht Brokerage Law and Ethics

I ask because many have stated that a seller and/or a broker can sell to whoever they want so stop crying about it. This implies no rules apply to such transactions and therefore there is no...
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