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Search: Posts Made By: tidewaterv
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 07-26-2013
Replies: 130
Views: 21,100
Posted By tidewaterv
Re: Re-naming the boat

yankeegirl all one word is a great name
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 07-26-2013
Replies: 8
Views: 893
Posted By tidewaterv
Re: Any suggestions...???

with low power newer diesel engines much better torque which is what really pushes you thru water..a number of us have switched to universal newer.. 25 hp diesel we have all found better fuel mileage...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 07-26-2013
Replies: 241
Views: 15,328
Posted By tidewaterv
Question Re: Full Keel

any cruising boat that has hull that is laid up glass WITHOUT a core material like balsa core or similar is a real safe start in a search .many early hulls before 1973 were made of different glass ...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 07-18-2013
Replies: 22
Views: 3,771
Posted By tidewaterv
Re: 2011/2012 Used Boat Pricing

buying any boat sight unseen is entering fools paradise....pictures tell you very little..brokers even less...owners it depends..WHY IS IT FORSALE? is sometimes a better measure..is it being...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 07-18-2013
Replies: 15
Views: 1,535
Posted By tidewaterv
Re: A not so nice refit surprise...

thats the price you pay for previous owners who do not think things thru...or do work to get by the issue facing them.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 07-18-2013
Replies: 5
Views: 704
Posted By tidewaterv
Re: Winch Sizes

proper tack &hardly need to grind at all...have lewmar 92 three speed and seldom need 3rd speed....before purchasing self tailing try watski self tailers..unless into fashion...if used correctly put...
Forum: Racing 07-18-2013
Replies: 18
Views: 990
Posted By tidewaterv
Re: Sizes of genoas

this is why racing has fallen into difficult times..true get measurement correct.but petty ass complaints should require a remeasurment of complainers as well as defendant...suggesting someone is a...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 07-18-2013
Replies: 17
Views: 10,305
Posted By tidewaterv
Re: Lake Erie to Lake Ontario

have sailed west on lake erie many times always on south shore great sailing light wind but consistent shore breezes...it is not difficult..great harbors,nice beaches,
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 07-18-2013
Replies: 17
Views: 10,305
Posted By tidewaterv
Re: Lake Erie to Lake Ontario

lake erie vs lake ontario..both great ..but for swimming warm lake erie isgreat sailing south shore ,erie pa,astabula,rocky river vermillion,north side port dover ,great beaches &marina,pt....
Forum: Pacific Northwest & Alaska 07-18-2013
Replies: 22
Views: 1,393
Posted By tidewaterv
Re: Ganges Suggestions

dogs & boats may travel together happily..however not all of us wish to share patio or stores with your friend....dogs are generaly only as good as their companions however...courtesy of others in...
Forum: Pacific Northwest & Alaska 07-18-2013
Replies: 22
Views: 1,393
Posted By tidewaterv
Re: Ganges Suggestions

saltspring marina is not unfriendly,nor is it run down unless you stay at seattle yacht club outstation docks...great people good place..ferrie to town great value & fun...mobes pub nearby has been...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 07-18-2013
Replies: 17
Views: 3,060
Posted By tidewaterv
Re: Suggestions for a stiff boat

multi hull is nice until you want to find a dock...also the usual increase in dock fees because of beam...if you have right siized sails especially headsail & perhaps negative roach main healing...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 07-18-2013
Replies: 28
Views: 4,080
Posted By tidewaterv
Re: Interior Paint Suggestions

have found on interior wood bulkheads etc. standard exterior or interior latex is excellent stands up well fire resistant...mold resistant...on interior storage areas semi gloss oil paint stands up...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 07-18-2013
Replies: 8
Views: 893
Posted By tidewaterv
Re: Any suggestions...???

some c&c 38s or c&c 40s would more than do the job....older 1970 models preferable ..customize to your requirements.....have cruised carolinas as well carib with these...add dodger bimini canvas...
Forum: Pacific Northwest & Alaska 07-18-2013
Replies: 22
Views: 1,393
Posted By tidewaterv
Re: Ganges Suggestions

saltspring island marina is well run...good docks & reasonably priced ..walk to town not far or take there comuter fairy kids love it...pub is not the best..but eatable food...fairy takes you to...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 07-18-2013
Replies: 75
Views: 5,603
Posted By tidewaterv
Re: Are ALL Sellers LYING MORONIC DOUCHBAGS??

you may be limiting yourself , other good boats....some custom c&cs,custom built s&s designs do the job .....seakindly fast safe & dont need a lot of rebuild..built right in beginng...done some...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 07-18-2013
Replies: 21
Views: 2,416
Posted By tidewaterv
Re: 45' Seas off Vancouver Island

45ft seas yes ..not the place to be..have been caught in heavy seas offshore ..hope never again....coastal sailing conditions are what often found east side vancouver island....offshore is you take...
Forum: Pacific Northwest & Alaska 07-18-2013
Replies: 21
Views: 1,083
Posted By tidewaterv
Re: What and where in Vancouver and Vancouver Island?

he says it all....missed two eating places that are realy worth a stop..bistro suisse ,in sidney &for pub fare 100 yr old prairie inn in saanichton,,,,near sidney
Forum: Pacific Northwest & Alaska 07-18-2013
Replies: 21
Views: 1,083
Posted By tidewaterv
Re: What and where in Vancouver and Vancouver Island?

a day trip to stevenson on fraser river just south of vancouver is worth it..especially if like seafood & nautical culture...very reasonable cost wise.
Forum: Pacific Northwest & Alaska 07-18-2013
Replies: 11
Views: 798
Posted By tidewaterv
Re: Vancouver to Hornby Island

dont stay to close to coast..2to 3 miles will give you shore breeses as far as just below hornby..then hard to say
Forum: Living Aboard 07-18-2013
Replies: 6
Views: 1,340
Posted By tidewaterv
Re: 69 Signs You Live on a Boat

a boat that doesent sweat with condensation also helps ..teak lined..makes big difference
Forum: Living Aboard 07-18-2013
Replies: 6
Views: 1,340
Posted By tidewaterv
Re: 69 Signs You Live on a Boat

mold is not acceptable & with proper ventilation &air movement can be controlled.dehumidifying boat from human breath etc.is key..fireplace will work..fans....good thru ventelation...& routine wipe...
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