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Search: Posts Made By: daledog
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 11-04-2013
Replies: 50
Views: 4,737
Posted By daledog
Re: Anchoring for long term or in unprotected waters

I'm in Maryland. Have a beautiful Tartan 37 which I cannot live aboard here in two adjoining counties (Talbot and Dorchester) because it is illegal to live aboard. You are the reason. People with...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 09-23-2013
Replies: 181
Views: 95,748
Posted By daledog
Re: Boat Inspection Trip Tips

very good post. You did a good job explaining and describing the points. Very helpful.
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 09-23-2013
Replies: 107
Views: 9,548
Posted By daledog
Re: Tartan(s), Sabre, Pearson(s), C&C(s), Catalina(s) - "Chesapeake Draft"

Wing keels? Not for me. If you sail, you eventually go aground. Wing keels aren't fun in mud. As for draft, use your depth finder and charts...it's no problem...you just have to stay more aware. ...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 09-15-2013
Replies: 57
Views: 2,548
Posted By daledog
Re: anchor type question

Well..Having lived in hurricane alley in Oriental NC where you are required to put out to anchor at many marinas, and having worked with the dockmaster putting boats out and setting all types of...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 08-22-2013
Replies: 13
Views: 1,933
Posted By daledog
Re: Want to buy a used 40-50 live aboard Sail

On one hand, and to a certain point newer is better. At 20 years problems are cropping up all over the place. Deck fittings need re-set @ every 10 years...

Point is, at that point older isn't...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 08-22-2013
Replies: 44
Views: 3,875
Posted By daledog
Re: Help me find my next boat 24-29 foot

Nice boats. Nothing wrong with Cats. Want my docking advice? SLOOOOW. I creep in if I can. Coast to a stop. Finger piers? It's easy to pull alongside, stop and pull her in. I single handed a...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 08-15-2013
Replies: 37
Views: 10,959
Posted By daledog
Re: Is this a real Hinckley?

Sorry...didn't mean to imply you did, just asserting Hank is making the "real" Hinkleys now...not concerned with "bean-counting"...straight from the man himself....
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 08-15-2013
Replies: 37
Views: 10,959
Posted By daledog
Re: Is this a real Hinckley?

I don't know what you mean missing...but as for the hull question, I will find out (I'm in contact with Hank) of someone could e mail and ask if they want to find out before I answer. Either way, I...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 08-15-2013
Replies: 37
Views: 10,959
Posted By daledog
Re: Is this a real Hinckley?

If you want to know, write Hank. He's still producing boats in SW Harbor. Check out the cool 26' Daysailer..Hank Hinckley's Brokerage Boats (http://www.hankhinckley.com/Brokerage/JOY.html)

In...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 08-08-2013
Replies: 11
Views: 1,607
Posted By daledog
Re: calalina 30 or cal 9.2

I owned a Cal 9.2. The PO was a serious Lake Erie racer and the Cal won a lot of races. I sailed her from Toledo to North Carolina. Live aboard her for 2+ years.

I had carbon fiber sails,...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 07-23-2013
Replies: 260
Views: 64,607
Posted By daledog
Re: Local boat buying assistance

Now first I'd caution everyone has their own prejudices. That said, I'm on the Eastern Shore of the Chesapeake and can be available....
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 07-23-2013
Replies: 44
Views: 3,875
Posted By daledog
Re: Help me find my next boat 24-29 foot

O'Day 272? if you take that recommendation you'll hunt him down and kill him...lol....I delivered one once...wanted to sink it after a brutal day on the Delaware Bay. Following sea? May as well be...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 06-23-2013
Replies: 6
Views: 655
Posted By daledog
Re: Chesapeake to Ocracoke?

Open water in a 27 catalina? Out from Norfolk around to Ocracoke would be treacherous. treacherous just getting around the shoals and then jsut as bad getting the Ocracoke inlet. This inlet...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 06-14-2013
Replies: 9
Views: 470
Posted By daledog
Re: Chartering smaller sailboats? Where?

I just sold my Cal 29 that was timesharing, but the guy I sold her to is offering her. I have a Cape Cod Blue Chip 30 I'd possibly timeshare. I do 16 days for $1500 on this full keel Herreshoff....
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 06-13-2013
Replies: 9
Views: 671
Posted By daledog
Re: Removing carpet from headliner

yes it would...so would cork. Either adhesive would seal from the inside against leaks. I planned on cutting out the area around any nuts for fittings and doubling cork over the access. You can...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 06-13-2013
Replies: 9
Views: 671
Posted By daledog
Re: Removing carpet from headliner

I grew up in a carpet store. Did nothing but carpet for 15 years. I've taken carpet glue off of everything.

Forget solvents.
is the surface smooth or rough glass? If smooth a wallpaper scraper...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 05-06-2013
Replies: 3
Views: 462
Posted By daledog
Re: bulkhead covering

Here's one source I found; Jelinek Cork Group - Cork Rolls and Sheets (http://www.jelinek.com/rolls.htm)
The adhesive is waterproofing and crack supressive. It's tough stuff and would be hard to...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 05-03-2013
Replies: 3
Views: 462
Posted By daledog
bulkhead covering

I've been toying with the idea of using roll cork (various widths, 2'/3'/4'). My career was in flooring (all kinds) and I've done this kind of thing. An adhesive I've though would be great is a...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 04-26-2013
Replies: 14
Views: 740
Posted By daledog
Re: NYS Canals

On a sailboat the Erie Canal is a long trip. 337 miles, and you have 10 days on a pass. Smell the roses? You HAVE to do 37 miles a day. It is a beautiful trip, but the mast over the companionway...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 03-31-2013
Replies: 159
Views: 13,295
Posted By daledog
Re: Sailboat perishes off Hatteras, USCG rescues crew

They were at the corner of the Triangle. Any sailor who's been there knows Hattras and Oregon and never possible for sailboats (sure, they've been done...but stupid to try) and at Orcracoke (as the...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 03-14-2013
Replies: 58
Views: 3,966
Posted By daledog
Re: Experience with TowBoat US

I wouldn't cast off without them. every year I've had it I've used it. Never a qualm. Get unlimited, well worth the money. Couple years ago I was moving from Belhaven NC to Oriental. Towboat had...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 03-14-2013
Replies: 846
Views: 90,154
Posted By daledog
Re: Full or fin keel?

Depends on where you sail. If I was doing an ocean passage I'd want a full keel, a fin in heavy seas is much more apt to be squirrelly. If you are not on open seas a fin is much more maneuverable....
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 03-06-2013
Replies: 11
Views: 2,394
Posted By daledog
Re: Cal 2-30 vs ericson 27

I've been sailing Cals since the mid 80's and owned a 25, a Ron Holland designed 9.2 and currently own a 29. Also sailed several other models. On a Cal 22 we encountered a 65 mph storm with 8 foot...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 11-09-2012
Replies: 24
Views: 6,296
Posted By daledog
Re: Anyone here have first hand experience on a Cape Dory Typhoon?

I know a woman in her 80's, who now has a CD25 (it's for sale). She laments having sold her typhoon and would trade her 25 for one. So Genie will tell you they are fantastic, fun little day sailers.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 10-25-2012
Replies: 29
Views: 1,684
Posted By daledog
Re: Advise on Weight & Type of Anchor for Islander 37

Agreed you don't need to carry a storm anchor when daysailing. Cruising is different.

As for the broken rode, I had firehose for chafing. I didn't put her out, I was in Maryland. A friend did...
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