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Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   06-21-2011
Replies: 6
Views: 1,987
Posted By sail975
where are you?

We've got a 40' aluminum double spreader rig we're looking to get rid of. We're outside of Philadelphia, PA
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   11-25-2008
Replies: 71
Views: 5,863
Posted By sail975
We keep an 80 ft^3 tank on our boat with a...

We keep an 80 ft^3 tank on our boat with a regulator attached to 100 ft of low pressure hose. It is perfect for maintenance / cleaning / emergency. Simply turn on the tank, grab the regulator and...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   11-13-2008
Replies: 12
Views: 3,692
Posted By sail975
Thanks for the responses so far! Feels better to...

Thanks for the responses so far! Feels better to get personal recomendations rather than just looking through the phone book...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   11-12-2008
Replies: 12
Views: 3,692
Posted By sail975
Annapolis, MD sail loft?

Does anyone have any recommendations for a sail loft in Annapolis? I'm just looking to have my genoa cleaned and was hoping someone might have some recommendations.

Thanks in advance!
Steve
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   11-04-2008
Replies: 14
Views: 5,294
Posted By sail975
Lowering the mast on the water only requires...

Lowering the mast on the water only requires putting a block up on the bow. Rather than running a line to the winch on the trailer the line gets run through the block on the bow back to one of the...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   09-29-2008
Replies: 1
Views: 927
Posted By sail975
Bay Bridge Marina - Kent Island, MD

Does anyone have experience with this marina? We are considering moving our boat there for next season. I'm a little concerned about the depth of the approach at low tide (they say 6.5 feet mid...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   09-10-2008
Replies: 5
Views: 552
Posted By sail975
RE: upper chesapeake boat ramps

There's a boat ramp at Worton Creek also. There too you'd need a permit. If I recall correctly there are a few places that sell them fairly close by.

Sandy Point state park right by the bay...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   05-09-2007
Replies: 16
Views: 2,915
Posted By sail975
Delaware City and offshore NJ

Watch out for overhead powerlines at Delaware City Marina. We've got ~60 mast and made it but it was VERY nerve wracking and I don't remember the tide. I recall asking for the clearance and them...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   05-23-2006
Replies: 10
Views: 3,968
Posted By sail975
Thanks for the feedback. We have appropriate...

Thanks for the feedback. We have appropriate running lights and a good spotlight so that combined with the lights in the canal shouldn't be a problem. I have no problem sailing at night but this...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   05-23-2006
Replies: 10
Views: 3,968
Posted By sail975
C&D Canal

Given favorable weather and tide conditions would you transit the C&D canal at night (starting around sunset)? Or would it be better to wait until morning and fight the current?

Biggest concern...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   06-29-2004
Replies: 2
Views: 1,091
Posted By sail975
Small Catamarn DaySailors

check out http://www.catsailor.com

they have an active beach-cat community that will be able to answer your questions.

Steve
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   01-20-2004
Replies: 1
Views: 4,194
Posted By sail975
Corsair 31 Trimaran?

You do sacrifice interior space for the speed but I think you''d be surprised with how well they can point. The boat suits our needs perfectly and we couldn''t be happier! If you think of a...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   04-25-2003
Replies: 11
Views: 37,328
Posted By sail975
Largest trailerable sailboat

Have you considered folding multihulls? If your budget will allow Corsair Marine makes some very fun boats that will suit your needs well. We have a Corsair 31. 31 feet long, 22.5 foot sailing...
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