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Search: Posts Made By: CowbaySailor
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 07-27-2011
Replies: 4
Views: 1,069
Posted By CowbaySailor
That would be ideal to talk to someone that has...

That would be ideal to talk to someone that has done it before for sure. I'm a marine tech by trade, so all I can do is point you in the right direction. Here on Vancouver Island we don't get to see...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 07-26-2011
Replies: 4
Views: 1,069
Posted By CowbaySailor
With a little more info I will take a look at...

With a little more info I will take a look at work for some solutions for you. Are your port/strd tanks plastic ? Are the access ports from the top or the side? Is there anywhere you can see the...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 07-19-2011
Replies: 18
Views: 2,391
Posted By CowbaySailor
When you learn to sail fast do they let you into...

When you learn to sail fast do they let you into the Yatch club so you can wear the skippers cap, blue blazer and white pants ?

As for this comment of mine, I do appreciate all the yatch clubs...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 07-18-2011
Replies: 18
Views: 2,391
Posted By CowbaySailor
Don't get me wrong I love to sail. I really like...

Don't get me wrong I love to sail. I really like kicking my cousin butt and on the way by yelling "last one there brings the wine" at him while throwing water balloons and the kids shooting water...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 07-18-2011
Replies: 18
Views: 2,391
Posted By CowbaySailor
What does your sailboat do ?

Sailboat is it just for sailing ? Is it just for harnessing the wind ? When you learn to sail fast do they let you into the Yatch club so you can wear the skippers cap, blue blazer and white pants ?...
Forum: Seamanship & Navigation 07-17-2011
Replies: 11
Views: 3,392
Posted By CowbaySailor
I realized yesterday while out on the water that...

I realized yesterday while out on the water that when I took a good look at what my requirements for speed really is, the answer was this.

Velocity Made Good (VMG)vs Distance Made Good (DMG). As...
Forum: Seamanship & Navigation 07-16-2011
Replies: 11
Views: 3,392
Posted By CowbaySailor
Thanks for the article on the pdq speed polars...

Thanks for the article on the pdq speed polars that gives me all the info I need. The wing on wing was interesting also. All good stuff.
Forum: Seamanship & Navigation 07-15-2011
Replies: 11
Views: 3,392
Posted By CowbaySailor
I found and old book called championship tactics...

I found and old book called championship tactics with Gary Jobson and Tom Whidden. In it they have Jim Marshall talking and explaining polar charts. As a radar plotter in the navy I'm pretty sure...
Forum: Seamanship & Navigation 07-15-2011
Replies: 11
Views: 3,392
Posted By CowbaySailor
I got a message saying you sent one but didn't...

I got a message saying you sent one but didn't receive it. Thanks for the info I will plot my collected readings.
Forum: Seamanship & Navigation 07-14-2011
Replies: 11
Views: 3,392
Posted By CowbaySailor
I have started to do that Pedro. That doesn't...

I have started to do that Pedro. That doesn't give me the best velocity made good (VMG) for my boat.
In your mind which is better. you sail into a puff and the apparent wind angle increases, do...
Forum: Seamanship & Navigation 07-14-2011
Replies: 11
Views: 3,392
Posted By CowbaySailor
Velocity Predictions Polar Diagram

Can anyone help me find a polar diagram for my C&C 25. I'm looking for the velocity predictions of boat speed vs true wind angle. Its time to learn to sail smarter !!!
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 07-13-2011
Replies: 8
Views: 2,934
Posted By CowbaySailor
It was listed in used Naniamo but there is no...

It was listed in used Naniamo but there is no pictures on the listing. I now own it. its a project but nothing I can't fix. The diesel runs, needs some deck work and the inside cleaned with some wood...
Forum: C & C 07-12-2011
Replies: 20
Views: 7,567
Posted By CowbaySailor
I have a 73 25 ft C&C and its clean like this one...

I have a 73 25 ft C&C and its clean like this one but yours has more up dated gauges and rigging. C&C where build in Bellville Ontario, they where in the 70's a design leader. The wife and I log 200...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 07-12-2011
Replies: 8
Views: 2,934
Posted By CowbaySailor
I will get some more info on it. Its an...

I will get some more info on it. Its an interesting boat with a small diesel motor. It should be a good winter project. I have only seen pictures of it, can't wait to see it in person.
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 07-11-2011
Replies: 8
Views: 2,934
Posted By CowbaySailor
quess not. I will have to work on it ....

quess not. I will have to work on it ....
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 07-11-2011
Replies: 8
Views: 2,934
Posted By CowbaySailor
C:\Users\jessie\Pictures\Roberts sailboat Im...

C:\Users\jessie\Pictures\Roberts sailboat
Im not sure if this will work but ....
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 07-11-2011
Replies: 8
Views: 2,934
Posted By CowbaySailor
yes I do have a picture I will try post it. Give...

yes I do have a picture I will try post it. Give me a few minutes to figure it out !!
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 07-11-2011
Replies: 8
Views: 2,934
Posted By CowbaySailor
Info on Roberts 26 ft sailboat

I have come across a 1983 Roberts 26 ft sailboat here on Vancouver Island BC. I tried to do some research on it and the only thing I could find was a Roberts family that built boats here in BC in the...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 07-05-2011
Replies: 13
Views: 2,939
Posted By CowbaySailor
Great idea never knew of such a thing but will...

Great idea never knew of such a thing but will ask around and see if someone has one I can borrow.
thanks
Forum: Introduce Yourself 07-05-2011
Replies: 1
Views: 226
Posted By CowbaySailor
Thanks to all the great people of SailNet

Hello to all, I'm new to sailing. Been sailing since may 24th weekend when I got my first sailboat, a 25 ft C&C.
With a lot of help from people here on SailNet I have learned about the gear and...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 07-05-2011
Replies: 12
Views: 2,295
Posted By CowbaySailor
Using a Bos'en chair

How do you set up to use a Bos'en chair ? I what to replace my main and head sail halyards but I need to see what kind of shape and size the sheaves are in. Can this be done alone or do I need...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 07-05-2011
Replies: 13
Views: 2,939
Posted By CowbaySailor
I'm going to replace my main and headsail...

I'm going to replace my main and headsail halyards with rope. I don't like the wire with the wife and kids handling it. So I can buy hi tech rope at work. So how can I inspect my sheaves to see if...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 07-05-2011
Replies: 7
Views: 1,716
Posted By CowbaySailor
I will measure the length and I would be happy to...

I will measure the length and I would be happy to see if you have some extra bubbleheadmd. I would pay for the shipping. I will go down to the boat tomorrow and make sure of the length and how many....
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 07-04-2011
Replies: 13
Views: 2,939
Posted By CowbaySailor
halyards rope vs wire

After 4 days out on my boat and sailing hard and long I really got to know it. My traveler line was slipping because the line is ageing. taking a closer look at all my lines I noticed that my...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 07-04-2011
Replies: 7
Views: 1,716
Posted By CowbaySailor
batten replacement

I noticed my main sail battens didn't look right so on further investigation there where just small short pieces of wood in the pockets. My question is what can I use as a batten that;s not going to...
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