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Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   1 Week Ago
Replies: 22
Views: 1,822
Posted By Pegu club
Re: new anchor feedback

We have a Rocna, used it first on our 6000 pound B-24, and now will be in use on our new to us B-29.9, it has set on the first try every time thus far, they seem to be very good anchors. We will be...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   1 Week Ago
Replies: 4
Views: 330
Posted By Pegu club
Re: Recycled Fire hose as chafe gear? source available

One can ask their local firehouse for it, thats what we did, and they hooked us up.
Forum: Introduce Yourself   3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 22
Views: 1,040
Posted By Pegu club
Re: Our elusive dream... Found!

[QUOTE=RobGallagher;2962625]Pictures or it didn't happen :)[/QUaOTE]

Rob, you stole my thunder, :)

And congrats on the new boat, very happy for you.
Forum: Cruising Videos   07-26-2015
Replies: 23
Views: 1,635
Posted By Pegu club
Re: A quick video about cruising the BVI and Puerto Rico

Thank you for posting the vid, it brought back memories of Virgin Gorda.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   07-22-2015
Replies: 25
Views: 914
Posted By Pegu club
Re: Cockpit Drains Newbie

Our 1975 Bristol 24 has no seacocks on the cockpit drains, came from factory that way, Sailstar/Bristol built over 700 of them. As long as one does appropriate preventative maintainence, (inspecting...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   07-20-2015
Replies: 49
Views: 2,111
Posted By Pegu club
Re: How many times a season do you get to your boat

Every weekend, subject to weather. We sail almost every weekend if there is wind, and yes we also do cocktails after every sail.
We spend the weekends on the boat, sailing cooking, imbibing.
An...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   06-27-2015
Replies: 6
Views: 968
Posted By Pegu club
Re: What is the constant pumping in marinas?

I see, thanks, live and learn they say.
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   06-27-2015
Replies: 6
Views: 968
Posted By Pegu club
Re: What is the constant pumping in marinas?

The volume of water being pumped out of boats at the marinas around us is truely amazing, it strikes me as odd that a small AC unit could account for that much water, but hey, it's not like I have...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   06-25-2015
Replies: 29
Views: 1,979
Posted By Pegu club
Re: This guy should have known better

If true this is Just another example of an over reaching government, we the people have the right to not be stopped without due cause, it is a crime to do so.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   06-24-2015
Replies: 14
Views: 725
Posted By Pegu club
Re: What the heck is this plug in?

It looks like the compass light plug in on my Bristol.....
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   06-05-2015
Replies: 83
Views: 11,189
Posted By Pegu club
Re: Best boat for 25 grand for coastal cruising and going from east coast to Caribbea

I second this, the above mentioned boats are well built and there are a good number of them to choose from, and many are in good and sailable shape right now. jmo.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   06-01-2015
Replies: 3
Views: 411
Posted By Pegu club
Re: Alberg 22 capabilities: How far out would you sail?

i would think that boat would be fine for coastal cruising. We have a Bristol B-24 and spend every weekend on her, and as much as a couple of weeks at a time, we have been in six foot swells with 15...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   05-19-2015
Replies: 18
Views: 683
Posted By Pegu club
Re: Volvo in Newport

Thanks for sharing, must have been great to be there.
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   05-15-2015
Replies: 35
Views: 2,603
Posted By Pegu club
Re: 25 year old boat with no deck leaks ?

We have a 1975 Bristol 24 it is dry as a bone, so yes it is possible to find a boat in the condition you would prefer.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   05-06-2015
Replies: 16
Views: 927
Posted By Pegu club
Re: I was going to buy a butane stove but...

Thats fine, we can disagree on this and still be civil, :)
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   05-06-2015
Replies: 16
Views: 927
Posted By Pegu club
Re: I was going to buy a butane stove but...

fwiw, its a stove, and likely to be hot, I would find it odd that some one would put their hand on a stove without checking heat first, that goes for putting anything flammable on top of a stove as...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   05-06-2015
Replies: 16
Views: 927
Posted By Pegu club
Re: I was going to buy a butane stove but...

I don't understand why it's hard for folk to know if a non pressurized alcohol stove is lit, one can feel the heat coming off the stove when it's lit, and you can see the flame. Our origo two burner...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   05-06-2015
Replies: 14
Views: 1,547
Posted By Pegu club
Re: need to do seacock and through hull

We ordered one thru Defender this past winter. we gave Defender the part# and they connected us when it was in.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   05-06-2015
Replies: 14
Views: 1,547
Posted By Pegu club
Re: need to do seacock and through hull

We used a Groco backing plate, thru hull, and ball valve for the sink drain this spring, did not drill through the hull, we used recessed anchor nuts in the backing plate, splashed last week and we...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   05-06-2015
Replies: 16
Views: 927
Posted By Pegu club
Re: I was going to buy a butane stove but...

I 2nd this, we have a two burner origo, it works great.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   05-05-2015
Replies: 25
Views: 1,165
Posted By Pegu club
Re: Rowing Dink?

How do you all feel about the Fatty Knees as a tender, i like the way they look, not light per say, but they supposedly row well.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   04-29-2015
Replies: 40
Views: 1,861
Posted By Pegu club
Re: Auto vs manual inflate lifejackets

In ruff weather sailing has anyone entertained wearing a "snorkeling type" short sleeve and leg neoprene wetsuit under their clothing in addition to a PFD?, seems like something that would keep one...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   04-26-2015
Replies: 3
Views: 406
Posted By Pegu club
Re: Kidde Fire Extigusher Recall

Thanks for the heads up, we will be checking ours.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   04-19-2015
Replies: 19
Views: 1,088
Posted By Pegu club
Re: Do Marinas properly rig masts?

I believe we purchased the regular guage, so far it's worked just fine.

(Edit,) we got the pro gauge, according to my better half it was all they had available when we purchased it.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   04-18-2015
Replies: 19
Views: 1,088
Posted By Pegu club
Re: Do Marinas properly rig masts?

In a word, no, if you can buy a loos gauge, find the correct measure and do it yourself, we hired a rigger for the first splash of our boat, the guy knew what he was up to, it was very helpful, since...
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