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Search: Posts Made By: brucemcald
Forum: Learning to Sail 04-06-2001
Replies: 3
Views: 1,606
Posted By brucemcald
Sailing in Shallows

There''s a large group of catboats in the Chesepeake Bay area. These are centerboarders with lots of beam, designed for shallow waters. Generally, they draw 2 feet with the board up, 4 feet with the...
Forum: Learning to Sail 11-07-2000
Replies: 18
Views: 4,625
Posted By brucemcald
Mis-adventures of a new sailor

Check around for a local sailing club or association to solicit the help of an experienced sailor to come along with you. The first place to start might be the o''day owners association...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 10-27-2000
Replies: 38
Views: 6,300
Posted By brucemcald
halyard @ top of mast

If you really, really want to avoid stepping the mast, you might try getting a painter''s pole--12-15 feet--and lashing it to a telescoping boat hook or brush. When my throat halyard block''s...
Forum: Learning to Sail 10-22-2000
Replies: 9
Views: 26,069
Posted By brucemcald
ideal wind speed?

Jeff,

Thanks for the wealth of info! I was responding to a couple different messages under learning to sail, and didn''t have an agenda in mind, though you have certainly provided lots of content...
Forum: Learning to Sail 10-22-2000
Replies: 9
Views: 26,069
Posted By brucemcald
ideal wind speed?

It''s getting hard to link responses to queries--time to start some new topics!

Two related queries--ideal wind speed for comfortable sailing, and boathandling in heavy weather.

My vote for...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 10-03-2000
Replies: 7
Views: 2,462
Posted By brucemcald
Winter Storage

I recently asked my marina manager what the pros and cons are of shrinkwrapping vs tarp and he said it was a matter of convenience--you don''t have to worry about it like you do a tarp, which can...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 09-29-2000
Replies: 7
Views: 1,516
Posted By brucemcald
Ericson25 Centerboard

Hi,

I''m not familiar with E25 boats, but I do have a centerboarder and think you have a problem, from what you described. You should probably be looking at least a couple of feet of line running...
Forum: Learning to Sail 09-22-2000
Replies: 33
Views: 8,711
Posted By brucemcald
Welcome to Learning to Sail

Happy sails to you, too! The fall season is upon us and it is already delivering many wonderful hours of sailing in cool, breezy weather.

Good luck on your centerboard mystery.

By the way, I...
Forum: Learning to Sail 09-21-2000
Replies: 33
Views: 8,711
Posted By brucemcald
Welcome to Learning to Sail

It''s hard to say without knowing more about your boat. Talking to the former owner(s) would be best, but it may also be something you can solve by using SailNet''s e-mail lists and archives, which...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 09-15-2000
Replies: 7
Views: 2,462
Posted By brucemcald
Winter Storage

I used a tarp to cover my 20-foot catboat last winter and it was fine, even when the wind was whipping up above 30 knots. The tarp was old and had to be patched several times with duct tape as the...
Forum: Learning to Sail 09-03-2000
Replies: 33
Views: 8,711
Posted By brucemcald
Welcome to Learning to Sail

Dinghies are great for learning to sail because they put you close to the water and the boat is very responsive to wind and current, helping you learn quickly how to handle sail and rudder. I bought...
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