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Search: Posts Made By: my900ss
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 02-07-2012
Replies: 71
Views: 3,688
Posted By my900ss
There are certain factors that lead to the Hunter...

There are certain factors that lead to the Hunter 49 in the OP's being successful in its voyage.

1. Budget... new boat and the ability to either fix, buy or pay to have fixed all the issues that...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 01-25-2012
Replies: 115
Views: 25,795
Posted By my900ss
Kyhillbilly... 8'6" is the limit in most states,...

Kyhillbilly... 8'6" is the limit in most states, thus 8'10" will not get you noticed. I did not have an issue as the widest part of the boat or trailer is darn near 10' off the ground. Good luck to...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 01-24-2012
Replies: 115
Views: 25,795
Posted By my900ss
The trailer currently has surge brakes, although...

The trailer currently has surge brakes, although I will look into upgrading these to electric as I like to use a weight dist hitch with anti sway bars. Weight of the trailer is ~1500lbs and the boat...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 01-24-2012
Replies: 115
Views: 25,795
Posted By my900ss
The beam is 8'10" and the trailer fits in the...

The beam is 8'10" and the trailer fits in the lane, thus I had no issue towing it across the country.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 01-24-2012
Replies: 115
Views: 25,795
Posted By my900ss
I have a Catalina 27' Dinette model. It is a...

I have a Catalina 27' Dinette model. It is a great boat for a smaller family i.e. <4 adults. It has more room for people inside than topside when sailing. It is not a blue water boat. Miami to...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 12-29-2011
Replies: 16
Views: 4,090
Posted By my900ss
Not knowing where you sail, I would only add the...

Not knowing where you sail, I would only add the comment that if you are in a bay or ocean the long shaft outboard is what you want. 2hp or 40hp makes no difference if the shaft is not in the water.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 12-28-2011
Replies: 38
Views: 8,766
Posted By my900ss
^^^ Yes, another example of a Vega out in the...

^^^ Yes, another example of a Vega out in the Bluewater. I have read his blog in the past and I am not sure he is as prepared as I might want to be given what he is attempting. He now has to...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 12-28-2011
Replies: 147
Views: 9,629
Posted By my900ss
I was thinking with a motor you can choose where...

I was thinking with a motor you can choose where to be in the channel, when sailing you need to at tack to and fro across your desired course... in that case draft can be an issue in the ICW no? I...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 12-28-2011
Replies: 147
Views: 9,629
Posted By my900ss
I have not been in the ICW, nor have I sailed a...

I have not been in the ICW, nor have I sailed a 40 foot boat... but most video I have seen of the ICW shows it to be shallow and narrow. Not really ideal for sailing, so it might just be not that...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 12-28-2011
Replies: 38
Views: 8,766
Posted By my900ss
If you go look at the "Share your favorite...

If you go look at the "Share your favorite youtube sailing vids" thread you will see two links. One titled Adventures of Mr. Perfect and the other Cruising Lealea. Both videos are upper USA west...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 12-11-2011
Replies: 31
Views: 5,752
Posted By my900ss
I myself am having trouble understanding how the...

I myself am having trouble understanding how the OP got onto the rocks? Short of the Navy forcing them into the rocks as the skipper of the boat are you not responsible for your boat above all...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 12-11-2011
Replies: 18
Views: 1,237
Posted By my900ss
There is a quote on this board about the size of...

There is a quote on this board about the size of boat a sailor should get. Something to the effect of get the longest boat you can handle and size it down by what you can afford. Using that logic...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 12-05-2011
Replies: 11
Views: 1,394
Posted By my900ss
Not sure where you live although there is most...

Not sure where you live although there is most likely a hint in your screen name I am missing. I know of a Boat Yard in Richmond, CA that will haul the boat, put it on stands for you and let you...
Forum: North American Yachts 11-29-2011
Replies: 7
Views: 774
Posted By my900ss
Ok, so I what take from the conversation is that...

Ok, so I what take from the conversation is that you are hoping you do not need brakes on a trailer based on the towing capacity of your tow vehicle. You are slightly over the rated amount thus...
Forum: North American Yachts 11-28-2011
Replies: 7
Views: 774
Posted By my900ss
A few questions come to mind... 1. What...

A few questions come to mind...

1. What type of brakes are on the trailer now or are you suggesting there are none?

2. What is the total weight of the boat and trailer combined?

3. Is...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 07-21-2011
Replies: 24
Views: 4,370
Posted By my900ss
I would like to add a testimony to this process. ...

I would like to add a testimony to this process. It certainly cleans Teak. I have cleaned 2 of my 4 companionway boards and wow, they are looking very nice.

Put on the cascade, scrub with a...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 07-07-2011
Replies: 215
Views: 30,759
Posted By my900ss
I look at this guys web site and I see: 1. ...

I look at this guys web site and I see:

1. Great photography

2. Clean boat

3. Nice family

4. New rigging on the boat
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 06-18-2011
Replies: 1,053
Views: 246,092
Posted By my900ss
Krabi Thailand...

Krabi Thailand...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 06-18-2011
Replies: 5
Views: 1,129
Posted By my900ss
I hear you on the ASA courses... I took the ASA...

I hear you on the ASA courses... I took the ASA 101 before purchasing the boat. I will get some more miles under the keel before taking the 103, 105, 106, 107 and 108 courses.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 06-18-2011
Replies: 5
Views: 1,129
Posted By my900ss
Best way to learn how to sail...

... is to go sailing. I have allot to learn still.

Went sailing in the SF Bay last weekend. I can clearly see I need to develop an actual sail plan for the changing conditions on the Bay. I also...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 06-18-2011
Replies: 3
Views: 616
Posted By my900ss
http://www.sailnet.com/forums/gear-maintenance/107...

http://www.sailnet.com/forums/gear-maintenance/10750-propane-cabin-heater.html

In this link, the topic of heaters is discussed. Not specifically where to mount the heater, but which heater type to...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 06-14-2011
Replies: 34
Views: 2,398
Posted By my900ss
cost... the cost of this boat would be...

cost... the cost of this boat would be prohibitive...
Forum: Atomic 4 06-13-2011
Replies: 7
Views: 1,593
Posted By my900ss
Thank you for the link... I was unsure how the...

Thank you for the link... I was unsure how the assembly worked. I went back in to look and found the locking nut had backed off and thus the packing nut was very loose. I hand tightened, i.e. no...
Forum: Atomic 4 06-12-2011
Replies: 7
Views: 1,593
Posted By my900ss
Leaking coupling

The blue and green sections of the prop shaft shown in these two photo's are leaking water. Any advice on how to repair this?

Thanks,

T
Forum: Catalina 06-03-2011
Replies: 80
Views: 18,128
Posted By my900ss
I purchased a top climber kit and went up the...

I purchased a top climber kit and went up the mast. The main halyard had jumped the sheaves. There are 4 sheaves on my mast, two for the main and two for the jib. I simply worked the halyard cable...
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