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Search: Posts Made By: kwf05001
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 06-20-2010
Replies: 3
Views: 1,130
Posted By kwf05001
Restoration of S/V Sugar Magnolia

Hi! My fiancee and I posted on here ages ago about restoring a '62 Seafarer Meridian. We have had S/V Sugar Magnolia for 2 years now and only just this summer have the money to pull her out and...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 11-14-2008
Replies: 8
Views: 8,187
Posted By kwf05001
thanks for the approval

that gives me some serious confidence coming from you, can't wait to get home so I can see that video
b/c of my large scope I can actually pull that lower swivel up fairly easily, the boat is in a...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 11-14-2008
Replies: 8
Views: 8,187
Posted By kwf05001
what i did for now...

So I did make some changes to my setup:
-ran 15" of chain through the ball with a shackle keeping it from falling through
-below below the ball this chain hangs out only one link and is shackled to...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 11-10-2008
Replies: 8
Views: 8,187
Posted By kwf05001
best mooring setup

I have been searching through older threads and have found alot of useful info, but not the solution.
I have a through the center bouy and am experiencing the usual problem of the dual pennants...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 04-24-2008
Replies: 11
Views: 1,928
Posted By kwf05001
when referring to the hogpen I meant the bay in...

when referring to the hogpen I meant the bay in there...atleast thats how I read the cruising guide
there are usually a few fishing boats in there on moorings, not sure if there would be sufficient...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 04-23-2008
Replies: 11
Views: 1,928
Posted By kwf05001
Block Island, RI & a porta potti

I've read the old threads, etc. but the info I desire is not found.
I'm hoping to make a trip in 3weeks (~may 10)
I have a porta potti and want to know where to get it emptied?
will the pump out...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 04-22-2008
Replies: 12
Views: 2,449
Posted By kwf05001
you can read a more detailed explanation at the...

you can read a more detailed explanation at the myspace page link in my signature

at right top click the blog entry entitled "Technicalities of dropping mast with A-frame"
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 04-21-2008
Replies: 12
Views: 2,449
Posted By kwf05001
my spreaders are aprox. 17' off the deck I used...

my spreaders are aprox. 17' off the deck
I used one 2x4x10' and one 2x4x12' for each leg
3' overlap with three 1/4"bolts each
at the apex is a strap hinge secured again with 1/4"bolts
I simply...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 04-21-2008
Replies: 12
Views: 2,449
Posted By kwf05001
Dropping the mast (DIY)

This is my experience, my only advice is to be creative
I won't even recomend it, but it works!!!!
A-frame mast dropping:
says I can't post links...
copy&pasteflickr.com/photos/25156908@N05/
...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 04-11-2008
Replies: 12
Views: 9,630
Posted By kwf05001
The thread title is wrong: semi-permanent mooring

I was thinking of a rig like billyruffn's
except sized for my 25ft seafarer meridian, disp~5000lbs

I am in agreement that the claw is probably not what I want
I am thinking danforths would be...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 04-10-2008
Replies: 12
Views: 9,630
Posted By kwf05001
who makes a better bruce (claw) anchor?

I am considering purchasing a vastly oversized anchor to moor my boat on (semi-permanent)
it seems that the most bang (holding power) for my buck would be a bruce style.
is the lewmar or plastimo...
Forum: Sailboat Design and Construction 04-02-2008
Replies: 10
Views: 5,871
Posted By kwf05001
jeff so you got me on a technicallity with the...

jeff so you got me on a technicallity with the full keel comment, although I would say my meridian has a full keel with a cut-away forefoot because by no means is it a fin......
Forum: Sailboat Design and Construction 03-28-2008
Replies: 10
Views: 5,871
Posted By kwf05001
lots of variables

I just got a 1962 seafarer meridian.
this is clearly the original philip rhodes design
this has a full keel with an attached rudder--LOA just shy of 25'
some had inboard power some had the common...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 01-22-2008
Replies: 12
Views: 1,359
Posted By kwf05001
Any idea if these prices at bayline a current? ...

Any idea if these prices at bayline a current?

Up to 30' boat $875.00
31' - 40' $900.00
41' + Call for Quote
that isn't so bad...
still I would prefer to have my own mooring, but worth...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 01-22-2008
Replies: 12
Views: 1,359
Posted By kwf05001
I was considering places up towards providence...

I was considering places up towards providence (away from newport!!)
in the fall someone had their mooring listed on craigslist and although the location was not included the seller claimed the...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 01-22-2008
Replies: 12
Views: 1,359
Posted By kwf05001
Southern New England Mooring Permits

Does anyone know if there are any towns (preferably in RI) that currently don't have waiting lists for a mooring?
I have a 23' O'day tempest, but want a Cape Dory 25 or maybe a typhoon (draft under...
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