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Search: Posts Made By: spec2
Forum: C & C 03-06-2014
Replies: 34
Views: 9,696
Posted By spec2
Re: C&C 99 owners opinions - help pls

I own a 2003, 99. I've never heard of a chain plate issue. Further, I have no Gelcoat blistering. She's holding up very well now that she's 10 years old.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 03-22-2012
Replies: 4
Views: 429
Posted By spec2
Re: Key West Day Sail Charter?

I just got back from Key West. Took a day sail from Breezin Charters. Breezincharters.com. 1989 Catalina 42. Nice boat and knowledgeable captain/owner. Enjoy.
Forum: Diesel 08-09-2011
Replies: 6
Views: 2,411
Posted By spec2
thanks for the advice. I'll look to buy a test...

thanks for the advice. I'll look to buy a test kit. Marc..Re your comment, it should not be full. How much coolant should be in the reservoir? Clearly its not overfilled, but I can see the...
Forum: Diesel 08-08-2011
Replies: 6
Views: 2,411
Posted By spec2
coolant overflow or leak?

I have a Volvo Penta MD 2020. Have coolant spotting in the engine compartment. No evidence of leaking from the engine. Appears to be coming from the overflow tube running from the reservoir. I...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 05-19-2011
Replies: 45
Views: 7,086
Posted By spec2
This was my commissioning list for my SailDrive...

This was my commissioning list for my SailDrive (Volvo MD2020 – 2003 C&C)
• Replace fuel filter
• Drain the oil from the Sail Drive on Propeller housing
• Change Reverse Gear Oil
• Install new...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 04-23-2011
Replies: 10
Views: 4,182
Posted By spec2
I made my own exterior cushions for my C &C 99...

I made my own exterior cushions for my C &C 99 after pricing out a few local and web-based shops. First, find a local Foam company. I found one in Hartford CT. Make cardboard templates of your...
Forum: Diesel 03-15-2011
Replies: 1
Views: 1,481
Posted By spec2
Volvo Sail Drive Maintainence

Was wondering if anyone had insight to maintaining a Volvo Penta Saildrive MD2020. I have approx 300 hours and 7 years use on the unit. Beyond the oil change and Zincs, can anyone recommend a...
Forum: C & C 12-09-2010
Replies: 0
Views: 760
Posted By spec2
Boats US Magazine

Article on C&C - Tartan Yachts manufacturing.

BoatU.S. - December 2010 (http://www.boatusmagazine.com/boatus/201012?sub_id=Ua6oVngLVV1Z#pg32)
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 11-10-2010
Replies: 0
Views: 396
Posted By spec2
Leather Cover Replacement

Can anyone recommend an efficient method for removing the leather wrap on a 48" destroyer wheel? Looks like a long painful process unless someone has a good idea.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 10-27-2010
Replies: 17
Views: 1,774
Posted By spec2
Stainless Rust Prevention

Does anyone have a recommendation on how to keep stainless stanchions from rusting? I've tried a number of products but end up in the same place a few weeks later. Has anyone ever tried SS-316? ...
Forum: Learning to Sail 09-10-2010
Replies: 39
Views: 4,123
Posted By spec2
I bought my first sailboat 2 years ago. A 32ft C...

I bought my first sailboat 2 years ago. A 32ft C & C 99. I had previously sailed and took lessons an Alerion 38 for one year. After about 8 lessons, we decided to buy our own and spent a year...
Forum: Diesel 09-06-2010
Replies: 25
Views: 2,694
Posted By spec2
Did you Resolve?

Hey FF,

I have the same problem w/ my Volvo 2020. Started smoking just this year w/ approx 300 hours on it. Sounding a bit louder out of the exhaust as well. Was wondering if you found a...
Forum: Seamanship & Navigation 06-27-2010
Replies: 19
Views: 1,763
Posted By spec2
Thanks to all for your good guidance. Went out...

Thanks to all for your good guidance. Went out this weekend paying close attention to the advice provided. We began by setting up our main so the boat experienced little weather helm. I flattened...
Forum: Seamanship & Navigation 06-21-2010
Replies: 19
Views: 1,763
Posted By spec2
DrB....I'm running a 135% Genoa. Running a full...

DrB....I'm running a 135% Genoa. Running a full main with no head sail still results in some weather helm and skidding to leeward but far more manageable than running with a partial jib. ...
Forum: Seamanship & Navigation 06-21-2010
Replies: 19
Views: 1,763
Posted By spec2
Thanks for the practical advice Puddinlegs.

Thanks for the practical advice Puddinlegs.
Forum: Seamanship & Navigation 06-20-2010
Replies: 19
Views: 1,763
Posted By spec2
Thanks for the responses and good advice. I'm...

Thanks for the responses and good advice. I'm not sure if my sails are bolt-rope sails but will take a closer look next time I'm out. The sails don't have creases in them underway which if I'm not...
Forum: Seamanship & Navigation 06-20-2010
Replies: 19
Views: 1,763
Posted By spec2
The sails are orig equip Doyle sails (2003). Had...

The sails are orig equip Doyle sails (2003). Had them stored this winter with the local Doyle folks. They thought we could get a solid season or two more out of 'em. The Doyle folks basically said...
Forum: Seamanship & Navigation 06-20-2010
Replies: 19
Views: 1,763
Posted By spec2
Helm Control

I have a C& C 99. 32ft with a large sail area. 6.5ft draft fin keel. The boat is equipped with a 48" destroyer wheel. When just slightly overpowered the boat becomes uncontrollable. She'll get...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 12-12-2009
Replies: 23
Views: 1,769
Posted By spec2
Bull Frog works best IMHO. It was recommended by...

Bull Frog works best IMHO. It was recommended by a golfer friend who told me it is what is used on the PGA tour. The product works great I must admit.
Forum: Learning to Sail 12-06-2009
Replies: 12
Views: 1,323
Posted By spec2
Thanks for the suggestion. I'll certainly add...

Thanks for the suggestion. I'll certainly add this to our "to do's" this coming season.
Forum: C & C 11-03-2009
Replies: 0
Views: 765
Posted By spec2
Our First Year w/ our C & C 99

Thought I would share some thoughts about our first year on our C&C 99. Before I get started, I'd like to mention how helpful this forum is for all things sailing. Many articles and tips found here...
Forum: Learning to Sail 11-03-2009
Replies: 12
Views: 1,323
Posted By spec2
Our First Year

Thought I would share some thoughts about our first year on our C&C 99. Before I get started, I'd like to mention how helpful this forum is for all things sailing. Many articles and tips found here...
Forum: C & C 10-23-2009
Replies: 34
Views: 9,696
Posted By spec2
Hello Mike - I assume your mention of the table...

Hello Mike - I assume your mention of the table option is about the table in the settee? We have the fold down table in storage. The prior owner did not have it installed, and I didn't bother...
Forum: C & C 10-08-2009
Replies: 34
Views: 9,696
Posted By spec2
We looked only at used boats. New would have...

We looked only at used boats. New would have been well out of our range in any of these models. We looked at Dufour, Dehler although we never found a Dufour to actually look at. There was very...
Forum: C & C 10-06-2009
Replies: 34
Views: 9,696
Posted By spec2
We were able to get over 7kts when close hauled...

We were able to get over 7kts when close hauled or on a beam reach. Since we just started sailing this year, we are still learing how to maximize perfromance with the Harken Main Sheet System. Also,...
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