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Search: Posts Made By: BlndSqrl
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 03-22-2013
Replies: 24
Views: 3,149
Posted By BlndSqrl
Re: Lowering a hank on jib

On my C&C 36 I have the lifelines on the bow webbed. I lower my hank on sails by heading down wind, letting the main blanket the headsail, trim the sail tight so the clew is near the middle of the...
Forum: Learning to Sail 12-14-2012
Replies: 13
Views: 3,124
Posted By BlndSqrl
Re: how high well does my boat point?

In my experience, you can change the sails and rigging all you want, but pointing is going to come down to the keel configuration. A quick look at the specs on tells me that this...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 12-11-2012
Replies: 18
Views: 3,662
Posted By BlndSqrl
Re: C&c 36

I had an '81 on Lake Superior. It was a great boat, especially in light air. With a reefed main and a #4 up, I could sail in 35knts no problem. The only problem with the boat, other than the...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 11-02-2012
Replies: 17
Views: 2,161
Posted By BlndSqrl
Re: Sailing Singled Handed & No Watch at Achor

I single hand a lot and the best thing I have learned is to not run jack lines down the outside of the boat like everyone tells you to do. At the beam you will be able to lift the jack line 3 feet...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 11-02-2012
Replies: 42
Views: 7,339
Posted By BlndSqrl
Re: 1984 c&c 35-3

You will also want to watch for damage from mast pumping. This is a known problem in this model as well as my 36. It is most noticable at the dock with the wind abeam. You will also want to check...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 10-25-2012
Replies: 27
Views: 4,858
Posted By BlndSqrl
Re: 1995 Sabre 362 or Catalina 36MkII 2004

No choice here, Sabre all the way. I have sailed both brands and the Sabre just stands out. It will also have a much better resale value when 2 foot-itis kicks in.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 10-17-2012
Replies: 20
Views: 2,401
Posted By BlndSqrl
Re: Reduction in anchor scope with chain use


The instructor seems to have failed to understand one of the main reasons why anchors drag. The bow rising in waves or chop lifts the anchor out of the bottom and dislodges it. You use the...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 01-09-2012
Replies: 2
Views: 1,200
Posted By BlndSqrl
Contact George Day at Blue Water Sailing...

Contact George Day at Blue Water Sailing magazine. He took his family around the world in a 43 about 10 years ago. Mason built excellent boats.
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