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Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   10-20-2014
Replies: 14
Views: 1,306
Posted By patrickrea
Re: Allmand 35

SVTatia
His name is Wallace Gouk and he's actually on here as Boatpoker. Here's all the contact info.
Port Credit Marine Surveys, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
www.pcmarinesurveys.com/...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   10-20-2014
Replies: 14
Views: 1,306
Posted By patrickrea
Re: Allmand 35

I like the layout below decks. Having the head and galley centrally located makes a lot of sense to me.

I'm pretty immune to boat motion. I got seasick once (back in like 1975) on a powerboat but...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   10-19-2014
Replies: 14
Views: 1,306
Posted By patrickrea
Re: Allmand 35

There's the boat you want and then there's the boat you end up with. That being said, budget is in the range of US$30-40K. I'd rather spend a little extra to get a boat that has updated electronics...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   10-19-2014
Replies: 14
Views: 1,306
Posted By patrickrea
Re: Allmand 35

I'm looking to head a lot farther than Newfoundland. Caribbean and possibly the south Pacific. Definitely all the way round to BC.



My last boat was a 30' ex-IOR 1/2 Ton with a 2 bladed prop...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   10-19-2014
Replies: 14
Views: 1,306
Posted By patrickrea
Re: Allmand 35

The initial goal is to refit as required in Toronto and then take a little trip up to my cottage on Georgian Bay by way of the Welland Canal and then back to Toronto, as a shakedown cruise.

The...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   10-19-2014
Replies: 14
Views: 1,306
Posted By patrickrea
Allmand 35

Been a long time since I have posted here but I'm getting back in after being boat-less for 2 years. Looking around yachtworld.com for a Niagara 35 or CS36, I came across this lady. 1984 Allmand 35'...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   10-18-2014
Replies: 200
Views: 18,404
Posted By patrickrea
I put a Cookmate 2 burner stove in my Northward...

I put a Cookmate 2 burner stove in my Northward 1000 after ripping out the old pressurized alcohol stove. I ended up using methyl hydrate as my fuel. Dirt cheap and available at any hardware store.
Forum: Introduce Yourself   02-06-2011
Replies: 5
Views: 570
Posted By patrickrea
Welcome from yet another frozen, snowed in Canuck!

Welcome from yet another frozen, snowed in Canuck!
Forum: Introduce Yourself   02-03-2011
Replies: 2
Views: 618
Posted By patrickrea
The instrument guys or the boat manufacturer?

The instrument guys or the boat manufacturer?
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   01-31-2011
Replies: 20
Views: 6,000
Posted By patrickrea
Shoreline Sails is the Rolly Tasker...

Shoreline Sails is the Rolly Tasker representative here in Toronto. Wayne is a good guy to deal with. He also does Alado furlers.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   01-21-2011
Replies: 11
Views: 17,157
Posted By patrickrea
Here's my cottage dock on Georgian Bay and is a...

Here's my cottage dock on Georgian Bay and is a style that is used heavily around here even in exposed areas. It has 2 floating sections, a fixed land section and a ramp that connects the fixed to...
Forum: Atomic 4   01-21-2011
Replies: 6
Views: 1,266
Posted By patrickrea
HMP in Mississuaga, ON alwasys has Atomic4...

HMP in Mississuaga, ON alwasys has Atomic4 impellers. In fact I bought one yesterday for the Oberdorfer pump on my Atomic4, the blue run dry type. They are starting to get a little expensive....
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   01-07-2010
Replies: 11
Views: 1,385
Posted By patrickrea
Go see Peter at Holland Marine Products. Take a...

Go see Peter at Holland Marine Products. Take a look at his inflatables before you spend any cash. They are a great product at a good price.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   01-07-2010
Replies: 11
Views: 1,385
Posted By patrickrea
I'll be there on Thursday for my shopping trip....

I'll be there on Thursday for my shopping trip. And I'll be there with the admiral on the last Saturday to get her an operator's card.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   12-17-2009
Replies: 12
Views: 1,545
Posted By patrickrea
As thekeip says, the DC and AC grounds must be...

As thekeip says, the DC and AC grounds must be bonded together as per ABYC. I use a 100amp BlueSea busbar to connect the AC, DC and the safety grounds that lead to my rigging together. I highly...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   12-10-2009
Replies: 20
Views: 2,348
Posted By patrickrea
I just noticed that you have listed a minimum 8'...

I just noticed that you have listed a minimum 8' bend radius. I think you mean 8 INCH radius. :)
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   12-10-2009
Replies: 20
Views: 2,348
Posted By patrickrea
Don't bother with the Xtreme version. Great on a...

Don't bother with the Xtreme version. Great on a 40' power boat but a waste of money for you. A 20' 3300 series cable from Jamestown Distributing is a whopping $37 with plain 10-32 threaded ends...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   12-09-2009
Replies: 20
Views: 2,348
Posted By patrickrea
Actually the cables are a standard part from...

Actually the cables are a standard part from Teleflex, 33 series for the throttle and 64 series for the transmission. Easily obtainable from any decent marine parts store. Get them to order the...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   12-09-2009
Replies: 8
Views: 802
Posted By patrickrea
It may be setup for an exhaust temperature...

It may be setup for an exhaust temperature sensor. Not something you normally care about unless you are flying a plane.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   12-08-2009
Replies: 16
Views: 1,653
Posted By patrickrea
It's possible he had someone else doing his line...

It's possible he had someone else doing his line handling. When I push back from the dock, I'll get my crew to get all the lines in.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   09-16-2009
Replies: 35
Views: 2,439
Posted By patrickrea
I go through this everytime I leave and return...

I go through this everytime I leave and return Toronto harbour by the Eastern Gap. Sailboats, tour boats, regular power boats, freighters, jetskis and windsurfers come through a relatively narrow,...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   09-16-2009
Replies: 37
Views: 6,853
Posted By patrickrea
I'll chime in too. The Pacific Seacraft is a nice...

I'll chime in too. The Pacific Seacraft is a nice boat and would do the job easily. The other comment above about the Contessa 26 is right on but the price is more likely to be LOWER than that....
Forum: Seamanship & Navigation   08-30-2009
Replies: 11
Views: 4,373
Posted By patrickrea
My mainsheet/ traveller is located right in front...

My mainsheet/ traveller is located right in front of the companionway, so the tail drops down below. Halyards are coiled into medium sized loops and draped over the winches but then I have a winch...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   08-25-2009
Replies: 7
Views: 921
Posted By patrickrea
Stratoglass is worth it. Easier to maintain and...

Stratoglass is worth it. Easier to maintain and stays clear longer. I had some plain clear plastic replaced on my Bertram top with Stratoglass and now it is like dealing with real glass without the...
Forum: Electrical Systems   08-25-2009
Replies: 4
Views: 724
Posted By patrickrea
It will be cheaper in the US to boot. While most...

It will be cheaper in the US to boot. While most are hardwired, you might be able to find one that can simply be plugged in-line. Better yet, build a waterproof box that can house the transformer...
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