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Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   12-17-2014
Replies: 32
Views: 3,768
Posted By blt2ski
Re: Tartan 3700 issues, PLEASE!

Chief,

From a blurb I saw the other day, Jacket is designing the power boats. Hopefully that is ALL he is doing.

I know some folks with a C&C 115 that had some gelcoat issues, that eventually...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   12-15-2014
Replies: 32
Views: 3,768
Posted By blt2ski
Re: Tartan 3700 issues, PLEASE!

Reality is, if you like the boat, buy it!

Boats are like women, or men I suppose.....there is one for every one!

Overall, Tartan has built very nice boats, a step up from the more common price...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   11-18-2014
Replies: 14
Views: 1,055
Posted By blt2ski
Re: World ARC

Bill Springer's Boat Blog: World ARC veteran shares valuable insights after over 53,000 offshore miles (http://billspringer.blogspot.com/2014/09/world-arc-veteran-shares-valuable.html)

Found that...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   11-17-2014
Replies: 14
Views: 1,055
Posted By blt2ski
Re: World ARC

I would not, you get IIRC 18 months to do the trip, if you can not sail at a given spee, you must motor to make sure you make the full commitment etc.

Along with there are usually 50 or so boats...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   09-02-2014
Replies: 2
Views: 598
Posted By blt2ski
Re: Jeanneau 50DS electrical wiring

THat is too new of a model to find it at the main Jeanneau.com site. Out of production boats many times have actual owners manuals on line.

You might try asking this at Home | Jeanneau Owners...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   08-10-2014
Replies: 76
Views: 9,018
Posted By blt2ski
Re: Pros and cons for a double ender/Canoe Stern

The comment re the islander 28 as being a double ender. MANY IOR boats of the 70's in reality are double enders. While they have a transom per say, the flat part is a foot or so above the WL, and if...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   07-31-2014
Replies: 4
Views: 736
Posted By blt2ski
Re: Barbarossa 4 winch service

I'll swag there is a bolt down at the bottom of the winch handle socket. Remove this, then the outer case pulls up and off. Be carefull that the upper and lower bearings assuming you have them do not...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   07-06-2014
Replies: 36
Views: 2,220
Posted By blt2ski
Re: Sudden inability to sail upwind

You picked up some junk that slowed you down, or some other equal as you say.

Marty
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   03-30-2014
Replies: 11
Views: 731
Posted By blt2ski
Re: Seattle / San Juan Island Boatyard

I would agree CSR is probably a better place to be at than Seaview. There is a place here in Edmonds where I am too. Seems to do pretty good work from what some others local have said.......the...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   03-30-2014
Replies: 11
Views: 731
Posted By blt2ski
Re: Seattle / San Juan Island Boatyard

Csr in Seattle is well thought of. As is Seaview.
Pettit in olympia.
Sea Marine in Port Townsend.

There are others if you want a paint job. If you want a remove all, add epoxy sprayed, faired...
Forum: Pacific Northwest & Alaska   11-20-2013
Replies: 23
Views: 1,419
Posted By blt2ski
Re: New WA state insurance law??

Maybe I shoulda went to the YC's talk on insurance last night......hmmmmmm......

Have not heard anything new per say. Other than the marina's may have put something into the law that states you...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   11-08-2013
Replies: 32
Views: 2,114
Posted By blt2ski
Re: Second-hand sails

Cam.

A jib I might not have an issue buying used. Especially if like faster, found, one can get a used jib from say a J105 fleet. They do there 25-50 tacks with the thing, then out it goes. So...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   08-29-2013
Replies: 13
Views: 894
Posted By blt2ski
Re: Getting standing rigging replaced in Seatte- suggestions?

Sea view only has the one yard at shilshoal now. Most of the biggeryards like seaview and csr are down to one location due to a political move a few years back, along with the local/national...
Forum: Introduce Yourself   08-12-2013
Replies: 3
Views: 262
Posted By blt2ski
Re: WA sailor looking for Cal 22 or ???

http://www.sailnet.com/forums/pacific-northwest-alaska/102314-where-how-much-sell-my-boat.html

Try that link

Marty
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   08-11-2013
Replies: 2
Views: 953
Posted By blt2ski
Re: Hanse 342

You bought a WHAT!!!!!

oh, enjoy the boat! I have not personally heard of anything that is really bad or serious.

I would consider one myself.

Marty
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   08-06-2013
Replies: 3
Views: 668
Posted By blt2ski
Re: Drifter Sail

Its the PERFECT sail for here in the salish sea. Especially if it is ripples or less from water smoothness. I have a 130 made of 3 oz nylon spin cloth. Gets me moving in the lightest of winds! But it...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   07-31-2013
Replies: 1,052
Views: 185,634
Posted By blt2ski
Re: Mutiny at Dawn - Transpac Race 2013

Harry will probably get his boat home.....altho suspect it will be hired help without him on board, or he will have to sell there........

but, as I was packing truck for the day, a thought...
Forum: Pacific Northwest & Alaska   06-20-2013
Replies: 12
Views: 1,678
Posted By blt2ski
Re: Friday Harbor to Shilshole Marina...wifi?

I was going to say, Edmonds HAS wifi, probably a nicer town per say than kingston. BUT, Kingston has the most iC shops wilthin walking distance of the marina! Probably due to the ferry line being...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   06-07-2013
Replies: 20
Views: 2,453
Posted By blt2ski
Re: Towing a Capri 16 with a Subaru outback?

minne,

which type of brakes did you have? surge can be suspect as it literally is helpfull to have a tow rig that weighs more than the trailer. Electric, I find will stop a tow rig and trailer if...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   06-07-2013
Replies: 20
Views: 2,453
Posted By blt2ski
Re: Towing a Capri 16 with a Subaru outback?

The sueby has a lower rating here in the states and canada than the REST of the world by about 1000 lbs LOWER! Frankly, I would suspect the sueby would do just fine yanking that trailer around for...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   05-22-2013
Replies: 46
Views: 9,932
Posted By blt2ski
Re: Sun Awnings & Boom Tents

If you go with the sunshade/truck tarp material. THere is a true wooven, along with more of a blended for lack of better term. The wooven cloth, like you shirt has a tendency to get caught and rip....
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   05-22-2013
Replies: 846
Views: 111,408
Posted By blt2ski
Re: Full or fin keel?

outbound, you hit it. did that with a block wall I had to build for aclient once. I could see generally how to design it, BUT, I had a feeling it was not quite right. Talked to some one, he cranked a...
Forum: Announcements and Suggestions Box   05-20-2013
Replies: 41
Views: 1,517
Posted By blt2ski
Re: Apologize about sn down time

uh oh.........you sure you want to put it that way! She is WAY better looking than the BEST looking male moderator! that would be fuzzy by the way!
Forum: Announcements and Suggestions Box   05-20-2013
Replies: 41
Views: 1,517
Posted By blt2ski
Re: Apologize about sn down time

Did not know we were down....

WTF is a thank button?!?!?!?!? like is much better. now to find the like button and like jim and sloops comment in post #15 and 16!

No brian is NOT the best...
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