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Search: Posts Made By: tiz_1
Forum: CS Yachts 02-14-2008
Replies: 82
Views: 30,533
Posted By tiz_1
CS34 "Solutions" aka "Rode Trip"

I have to say that the photo of Cupecoy at the start of this thread is a terrific shot. Great looking boat!

Mine is a 1991 CS 34 from Lake St Claire. Now on Long Island Sound in Milford, CT. ...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 10-21-2004
Replies: 3
Views: 1,551
Posted By tiz_1
Cal39 or Catalina38

Check out the Sailnet mailing list for Cal boats at You must ''join'' the list as far as I know but a digest of previous mail may be available. There are several Cal 39 owners...
Forum: Racing 11-11-2003
Replies: 6
Views: 1,173
Posted By tiz_1
Race/Touring/FUN event ???

We ran a regatta this past summer in a "rally" format, similar to a pursuit race.

We had boats start at 1 minute intervals so that there would never be any more than one boat on the starting...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 07-02-2003
Replies: 27
Views: 4,220
Posted By tiz_1
atomic 4

I feel your pain. I had similar experience with an A4.

You did not mention checking the ignition TIMING. Be sure this is correct (consult manual). The blackened spark plugs and inability to...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 11-22-2002
Replies: 21
Views: 3,791
Posted By tiz_1

I have used Dramamine and Bonine and both make me sleepy and bother my stomach. Last fall I used the Scopolamine patch with very good results. No drowsiness but a little bit of dry-mouth. Hard to...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 11-22-2002
Replies: 13
Views: 5,169
Posted By tiz_1
Do-it-yourself mooring

It''s not do-it-yourself but may cost less than the three-anchor setup you suggest: A helix mooring. I have no interest in the company or its products but I use one and it is very strong. ...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 11-07-2002
Replies: 21
Views: 3,791
Posted By tiz_1

I believe that would be Sturgeron, and it is not available in the US.

Word is that it is very effective.

Forum: Gear & Maintenance 11-07-2002
Replies: 16
Views: 2,768
Posted By tiz_1

I have a Fairclough cover and am very pleased with it. It is made to fit while the boat is in the water and has ''doors'' on port & Stbd to allow easy access from dock / ladder.

Important to...
Forum: Learning to Sail 02-21-2002
Replies: 14
Views: 2,297
Posted By tiz_1
14 yr no exp. HELP!!!!!!

You don''t need to own a boat to learn to sail.

The above advice on investigating Sea Scouts and other community sailing programs is very good advice.

Another way to get on a boat is to find a...
Forum: Racing 02-21-2002
Replies: 15
Views: 5,521
Posted By tiz_1
Jaws up or jaws down?

You want the outboard end (at the tack of the spinnaker) to have the jaw opening facing up. With the jaw facing down, in a gybe, the pole will not drop off the guy and swing to the new guy. It will...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 02-08-2002
Replies: 4
Views: 2,470
Posted By tiz_1


First, find out exactly how deep your boat is. That info should be available online somewhere. Do a search on your boat and see what turns up. In a pinch, get out a tape measure and...
Forum: Crew Wanted/Available 01-02-2002
Replies: 0
Views: 545
Posted By tiz_1
Looking for Key West RW Position

I am looking to sail on a boat at KWRW. I have 10 years of solid experience racing in LI Sound as well as the Marion/Bermuda race. I am primarily a genoa/spin trimmer but can trim main or do mast,...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 11-09-2001
Replies: 10
Views: 3,903
Posted By tiz_1
Catalina Forestay Woes

On the Hood 810 your best bet is to remove the existing rivets from the foil and dis-assemble the foil. Bring the headstay to a rigger to be replaced and then get new rivets from Hood and rebuild...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 10-18-2001
Replies: 1
Views: 1,574
Posted By tiz_1
Atomic 4 exhaust

You can''t use hose directly from the engine as the dry engine heat will melt it. You will notice that a hose injects water somewhere along the pipe you have described. From that point on to the...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 10-18-2001
Replies: 5
Views: 3,617
Posted By tiz_1
Erie Canal depth


Here''s a link to info on the canals in NY. I sent a separate message about helping with your delivery. Let me know if you still want crew.
Forum: Crew Wanted/Available 10-17-2001
Replies: 1
Views: 1,682
Posted By tiz_1
Open 50 delivery Great Lakes to east coast

I may be available to help on part of this trip (NYC to ???). Contact me if you need help.

I have racing/cruising/offshore experience on 35-43'' boats.

Forum: Crew Wanted/Available 10-16-2001
Replies: 5
Views: 1,104
Posted By tiz_1
Experienced crew for Newport to Atlantic City

I am a Cal 40 owner in LI Sound. I would be very interested in helping with your delivery. I am a college-educated male, 45, non-smoker. I have done a round-trip to Bermuda on a IP 35 and much LI...
Forum: Racing 10-16-2001
Replies: 8
Views: 5,080
Posted By tiz_1
Pearson Flyer Owners

A friend with a Flyer is interested. Please send your phone number and I will pass it along to him. Send to TIZ_1@YAHOO.COM.

Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 07-13-2001
Replies: 2
Views: 1,483
Posted By tiz_1
Dousing Sock Hangups

Do your sock lines go up inside the sock with the sail?

On my ATN ''sock'' the sock line runs through an sleeve in the sock. Not possible to wrap it around the sail.

I try to grab the middle...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 07-13-2001
Replies: 3
Views: 2,264
Posted By tiz_1
Mast Rake for Cape Dory 30

If you have lee helm the mast may be too far FORWARD. I sailed on an Island Packet cutter that often had lee helm and it too had fairly old sails.

1) is the main going all the way up the sail...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 05-10-2001
Replies: 2
Views: 5,306
Posted By tiz_1
Hobie 16 Sailing Question

You definitely need the mast hinge to raise the mast. Be sure to remove the hinge pin before raising the sail or the hinge will bend/break and you won''t be able to lower the mast.

Start with...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 04-16-2001
Replies: 2
Views: 3,812
Posted By tiz_1
Spartite 2000 mast wedge replacement system - need info

Spartite will replace the rubber blocks at the partners. It does leak water. It is also damaged by sunlight. To protect from sun and reduce water leakage, cover with mast wrap tape or mast boot. ...
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