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Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   04-17-2015
Replies: 191
Views: 16,636
Posted By dancamp
Re: We have fallen for the Cheoy Lee 40 Offshore

"lots of good safe anchorages in PI"? That is not what I've come to realize and I've been studying this for a couple years. But as this post demonstrates clearly -- I'm not always right.
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   04-16-2015
Replies: 191
Views: 16,636
Posted By dancamp
Re: We have fallen for the Cheoy Lee 40 Offshore

And then what? Once Im in PI? I anchor it in one of the few anchoring spots that are protected from the wind, then I have to leave it anchored, unattended, while I go off to the mountains? Not to...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   04-16-2015
Replies: 191
Views: 16,636
Posted By dancamp
Re: We have fallen for the Cheoy Lee 40 Offshore

I removed the Restore covering today and now I'm glad I did. Though it was holding very well in most places, it was separating in various low spots because of moisture accumulation. Now that I've...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   04-15-2015
Replies: 191
Views: 16,636
Posted By dancamp
Re: We have fallen for the Cheoy Lee 40 Offshore

Because I am once again putting Tai-Pan on the market and I'm no longer planning to sail her to Asia, I've begun removing that Restore deck covering product in order to prove to potential buyers that...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   04-10-2015
Replies: 191
Views: 16,636
Posted By dancamp
Re: We have fallen for the Cheoy Lee 40 Offshore

No, the teak chalking was not standing up proud. Most of the deck looks flat and it is difficult to tell there is teak underneath. In a few places however, like behind the cabin where the deck is...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   04-10-2015
Replies: 191
Views: 16,636
Posted By dancamp
Re: We have fallen for the Cheoy Lee 40 Offshore

First off, let me identify myself as the owner of Tai-Pan, the person who covered her deck with Restore, and give you my explanation and comments.
It might sound crazy to use a new, unknown product...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   07-25-2012
Replies: 11
Views: 3,448
Posted By dancamp
Re: hot water from the boat engine

Eric said: "i bled the system by opening the overpressure valve on the fresh water side and just let the engine circulate the water until the air was bled out of the ststem."
I'm having a problem...
Forum: Seamanship & Navigation   06-15-2012
Replies: 29
Views: 16,401
Posted By dancamp
Re: Jib sheet knots

I know they say the Clove Hitch knot will slip, but my jib sheets have never slipped. I read about this knot for this use years ago and went for it with perfect results. I sail a 40' (24000 LB) sloop...
Forum: Seamanship & Navigation   06-15-2012
Replies: 29
Views: 16,401
Posted By dancamp
Re: Jib sheet knots

Here is the one continous sheet line knot that I have found works perfect for my sailboat. I think it's called a clove hitch. Screenshot2012-06-15at55057AM.png picture by dancamp009 - Photobucket...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   10-14-2010
Replies: 13
Views: 1,198
Posted By dancamp
Notice the Reefed Main sail

When I heard the main mast broke, I thought it was due to having too much sail out. But now, after viewing those pics, I realize that it may be just because it was reefed that the mast broke where it...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   09-24-2010
Replies: 29
Views: 11,428
Posted By dancamp
I've owned a Cheoy Lee built Offshore 40 sloop...

I've owned a Cheoy Lee built Offshore 40 sloop rig sailboat now for almost 4 years and absoulutely adore it in all respects. And she sails (points) into the wind beautifully so don't worry about...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   02-23-2010
Replies: 5
Views: 2,851
Posted By dancamp
CDI asymmetrical spinnaker furling system reviews

I would also like to hear from anybody who has used the CDI asymmetrical spinnaker furling system (http://www.sailcdi.com/Spinnakerfurler.htm). I'm hoping to buy one pretty soon along with a asym....
Forum: Introduce Yourself   12-13-2008
Replies: 4
Views: 4,927
Posted By dancamp
switch detail -- Off, Run, Preheat, Start

I got the same problem. I just bought a Perkins Ignition Switch 2846129 and it is a Off - Run - Preheat - Start switch. I think the switch itself has five termanals with one or two of them double....
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   10-27-2008
Replies: 5
Views: 3,602
Posted By dancamp
did you ever find a supplier?

I've got the same hood system on my boat and I also need to find the same cone you are are looking for along with the bearings for the drum and halyard swivel. Have you found a suppler for this...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   10-23-2008
Replies: 43
Views: 8,945
Posted By dancamp
thanks rocinante33 I should have mentioned that...

thanks rocinante33
I should have mentioned that I eventually did remove the sheaves and filed them all down smooth to remove any burrs that were there. Put it all back together and added the T-900...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   10-17-2008
Replies: 3
Views: 2,230
Posted By dancamp
Sounds like a great idea. think I'll do that with...

Sounds like a great idea. think I'll do that with mine too.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   09-20-2008
Replies: 23
Views: 2,021
Posted By dancamp
that faxing service wanted my credit card # for...

that faxing service wanted my credit card # for their free fax program. Kinkos works better for me now that I checked things out
but thanks anyway
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   09-20-2008
Replies: 23
Views: 2,021
Posted By dancamp
boy, I'd love to get the info on this system, but...

boy, I'd love to get the info on this system, but I don't have a fax number. Maybe I can solve that problem somehow.
thanks again Knothead.
DanCamp
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   09-19-2008
Replies: 23
Views: 2,021
Posted By dancamp
thanx so much for your advice. I had planned on...

thanx so much for your advice. I had planned on dropping that mast anyway some day to repair some delaminatiion problems, which means that day will be sooner than later. In fact, the thought of that...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   09-17-2008
Replies: 23
Views: 2,021
Posted By dancamp
here are some more pictures: <a...

here are some more pictures:
<a href="http://s357.photobucket.com/albums/oo15/dancamp009/?action=view&current=furling10.jpg" target="_blank"><img...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   09-15-2008
Replies: 23
Views: 2,021
Posted By dancamp
I'll take more pictures of it today. And yes, I...

I'll take more pictures of it today. And yes, I would greatly appreciate any info you may have on this system.
thanks again Knothead, Saildog, and everybody else for all your help.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   09-14-2008
Replies: 23
Views: 2,021
Posted By dancamp
Well, here are a couple more pictures I got today...

Well, here are a couple more pictures I got today after unfurling the jib. Unfortunately, I didn't get to take the hole jib off,and I don't think I got enough pictures as I would have liked, but I...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   09-14-2008
Replies: 23
Views: 2,021
Posted By dancamp
Oh, okay, I'll try removing the sail. I actually...

Oh, okay, I'll try removing the sail. I actually thought the metal halyard was holding up the forestay (roller furling in this case). So I will try removing the jib today and take some more photos. ...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   09-14-2008
Replies: 23
Views: 2,021
Posted By dancamp
I appreciate all the help. Yes it does not have a...

I appreciate all the help. Yes it does not have a head stay on this boat. The furler is the actual head stay and it does have a metal halyard that is attached to the furler that goes down the mast to...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   09-14-2008
Replies: 23
Views: 2,021
Posted By dancamp
Thanks for the help. My only question now is: How...

Thanks for the help. My only question now is: How do I pull the new furled sail up without a halyard? You see, their is no forestay. I only have this furler which is winched up by a winch. I guess I...
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