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Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   09-12-2010
Replies: 18
Views: 1,334
Posted By Grcesq
Thanks for the input. I will check to see if my...

Thanks for the input. I will check to see if my halyard is crossed over the topping lift. The sailmaker is very reputable and not far from where I live, in NH. Since there were over over a...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   09-11-2010
Replies: 18
Views: 1,334
Posted By Grcesq
mainsail issue

I had new sails made for my good old 1970 Pearson 26. International sailmaker had dimensions plus my actual sails to work from.

I can no longer raise the sail fully without bringing the metal...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   07-12-2010
Replies: 2
Views: 633
Posted By Grcesq
furler recommendation

The ancient continuous line Hood Furler on my Pearson 26 is kaput.

I have been told that a Harken code zero is what I need, but when I read up on it, the website indicated that it is not for...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   06-28-2010
Replies: 15
Views: 3,931
Posted By Grcesq
I have a 1970 Pearson 26 and use a Nissan 9.9. ...

I have a 1970 Pearson 26 and use a Nissan 9.9. The outboard is on a bracket that allows me to Lift the motor almost out of the water. The bracket is mounted just shy of center so as not to block...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   04-13-2010
Replies: 21
Views: 2,093
Posted By Grcesq
its no dirtier than a bath. I'm just thinking...

its no dirtier than a bath. I'm just thinking about making the most of a little. Once I have washed off the suds, its only hot water pouring over me.....
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   04-13-2010
Replies: 11
Views: 1,555
Posted By Grcesq
Doyle

I have had a very good experience with Doyle. They got back to me the quickest; assigned a specific person to deal with me and finally gave me a discounted price on combo main and headsail.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   04-10-2010
Replies: 21
Views: 2,093
Posted By Grcesq
I was thinking more of having like 2 gallons of...

I was thinking more of having like 2 gallons of shower water recirculating and then dumping it as usual, not sending it back to the holding tank. I have not had THAT many margaritas....
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   04-10-2010
Replies: 21
Views: 2,093
Posted By Grcesq
recycle hot shower water??

1. Just got out of the shower (at home on land) and watched mostly clean water go down the drain.
2. Fresh water is a precious commodity, on board.
3. Showers feel good besides getting you clean.
...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   04-09-2010
Replies: 15
Views: 2,446
Posted By Grcesq
Thanks to all who contributed to this thread and...

Thanks to all who contributed to this thread and who may add to it in the future. I will be sure to get a copy of Eldridge and the Cruising Guide.
Greg
Forum: Announcements and Suggestions Box   04-09-2010
Replies: 20
Views: 2,432
Posted By Grcesq
rep power

Can someone please explain this?
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   04-09-2010
Replies: 15
Views: 2,446
Posted By Grcesq
NYC to Kittery, Maine

If the survey and seatrial go well I will soon be sailing my (new to me) 1985 Seafarer 30 from Port Washington NY to Kittery where I have had my Pearson 26 moored for the last 2 seasons.

This is...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   12-31-2009
Replies: 8
Views: 7,915
Posted By Grcesq
I agree with the rest of the folks. Regardless...

I agree with the rest of the folks. Regardless of the price, I would not think of taking this boat too far off the dock, let alone the Exumas.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   12-02-2009
Replies: 34
Views: 4,295
Posted By Grcesq
Wink catch some fish, scrounge some mussels or other...

catch some fish, scrounge some mussels or other shellfish (the more the merrier), cook with a clove of garlic, a little onion, maybe some celery and/or carrot,( if not, ca ne fair rien!) add some...
Forum: Crew Wanted/Available   11-21-2009
Replies: 17
Views: 3,988
Posted By Grcesq
Very interested

Hello,

My name is Greg and I am from New Hampshire, USA. I have been sailing for two years aboard my 1970 Pearson 26. It is a good old boat and I love sailing her and bringing her back into...
Forum: Introduce Yourself   11-17-2009
Replies: 3,445
Views: 951,896
Posted By Grcesq
Greetings! I am a novice sailor, having...

Greetings!

I am a novice sailor, having purchased a 38 year old Pearson 26 in August of 2008. Prior to this, I had only sailed Sunfishes, Hobies and I took my son and 5 other Boyscouts to...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   11-17-2009
Replies: 2
Views: 673
Posted By Grcesq
furling issue

The furler on my Pearson 26 is so old that I cant even decipher the manufacturer. It works well enough, but the line slips on the ???? (its not really a drum..... the line just moves through a...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   11-17-2009
Replies: 10
Views: 1,691
Posted By Grcesq
Thanks to all that responded. I never even...

Thanks to all that responded. I never even thought about how slick the HDPE material is. My bad......:o
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   11-10-2009
Replies: 10
Views: 1,691
Posted By Grcesq
new core for cockpit sole

I have a 39 year old Pearson 26 and will be learning all about working with epoxy and fiberglass this Spring. The core of my cockpit sole is wet and rotten. Are there any suggestions for core...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   11-09-2009
Replies: 7
Views: 7,295
Posted By Grcesq
Good first boat

I have a 1970 P-26, hull #196. I purchased it in August 2008 and have really enjoyed it. Next Spring it will have a new Main and Gennie (Doyle Sailmakers) and I am going to refair the keel and fix...
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