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Search: Posts Made By: justified
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 4 Days Ago
Replies: 52
Views: 2,235
Posted By justified
Re: Sailing around the world on a Sunfish - non stop

Lets at least make the trip interesting. If you back wind the sail you can can do the entire trip in reverse and then you never have to worry about taking water over the bow.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 15
Views: 548
Posted By justified
Re: Fiberglass Bow Tip Repair

First off sorry for your bad day.....just remember we all have had days like that even if we don't admit it. I would agree with what Denise said and might add that you may want to look closely at the...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 11
Views: 404
Posted By justified
Re: Mainsail foot is not straight

What you might be seeing is a natural camber or pucker built into the foot to help create the bagginess that you want in lite winds. This would be drawn out as you apply out haul in heavier...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 18
Views: 578
Posted By justified
Re: Torn Main Can I Fix It?

1. OUCH!
2. Sail loft
3. new sail
How old is the sail? It can be fixed but it looks like it might be tired. Maybe get thru the season and then ask Santa for a new one.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 8
Views: 269
Posted By justified
Re: Cutting drain hole in bedded teak

A +1&2 for the comments from both Denise and Hellosailor. You don't have a lot of options, bit the bullet and remove and replace/rebuild as needed...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 8
Views: 366
Posted By justified
Re: Happy sailstice!!!

Had a great sail with friends out of the Mystic river and headed down thru Watch hill pass into block sound then back to the mystic river. Got back on the mooring just before sunset. Grilled little...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 4
Views: 337
Posted By justified
Re: The Hard Dinghy as Sailboat, Tender and Lifeboat

Question - why didn't you just do the front and rear cavities. I have the plans for that boat and hope to build next fall. Great job.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 06-16-2014
Replies: 153
Views: 5,906
Posted By justified
Re: Help me plan my cruise North!

Sounds like a great trip, but might be a little rushed...just my opinion.
As far as route -( at 6kts) cape may to MV is approx 1d 18hr 250nm, cape may to block approx 1d 9hr 208nm. Atlantic...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 06-07-2014
Replies: 10
Views: 585
Posted By justified
Re: Sailing in the Northeast; need some advice!

I am up on Long Island sound , but have sailed threw that area several times. You should be fine with your boat there. Raritan/Sandy Hook bay is very large and a nice sailing area. you can...
Forum: Racing 05-23-2014
Replies: 4
Views: 472
Posted By justified
Stamford Block Island race

Just about to head out to do the Stamford Ct /Block Island race. First gun is around 1400 this afternoon. Been looking forward and excited about this race for almost 3 months since I was asked to...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 04-24-2014
Replies: 45
Views: 2,755
Posted By justified
Re: advice for first solo, overnight, offshore

First off it sounds like a great trip and you are not that far off shore, looks like less than 12nm. that's a rum line from Masonboro to the beaufort racor 60nm. The fishing fleet can get busy just...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 04-08-2014
Replies: 14
Views: 671
Posted By justified
Re: Replacing slats in inflatable dinghy floor

I think your best bet and least expensive is use 1/4" luan and build it up with a few layers of glass. As mentioned before.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 04-03-2014
Replies: 11
Views: 747
Posted By justified
Re: What to do with 450' of 1" line that -- ready for this? -- floats!

You could always go to the local lobster pot supplier and get line weight. Put them every ten or twenty feet, they will also act as length markers.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 04-03-2014
Replies: 16
Views: 884
Posted By justified
Re: line in the prop, issues after

My .02....... were just what Hellosailor posted.......there could be bits of rope debris wedge into the bearing and/or if the strut was hit on the bottom side it could be out of round.....just my .02...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 04-02-2014
Replies: 76
Views: 4,449
Posted By justified
Re: What would you do you are off Hatteras ?

If you have to bailout before Frying pan then I would go into Southport. Never stayed there but the cape fear entrance is very well marked and not far up to Southport. your next spot would be...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 03-21-2014
Replies: 5
Views: 560
Posted By justified
Re: Replacing Port Lights

I us to have a Newport 33 and had to redo the port lights also, I had the same issues with removal and the rubber gasket that held the glass in and also was visible on the inside had...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 02-26-2014
Replies: 12
Views: 959
Posted By justified
Re: Trip S Florida to Galveston Bay

I haven't done it but I be leave that there is a service that will get boat with taller masts under that fixed bridge. They heal the boat over and tow you thru. There might be a thread on it here.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 02-20-2014
Replies: 34
Views: 2,121
Posted By justified
Re: Delivery issues

I don't want to sound #$@% I guess if the owner wants to hire a delivery captain .......but really its NC to Lauderdale. Its a 30 ft'r - take a week vacation and get to know your new boat. If you...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 02-15-2014
Replies: 32
Views: 2,014
Posted By justified
Re: First Bottom Job

You use JD to wet sand your bottom or is that to help keep you sain.
Forum: Engines 01-28-2014
Replies: 26
Views: 1,483
Posted By justified
Re: Engine hose(s) removal,, help

I would have to agree with Alex W. A "tee" fitting with a section of hose and a valve is what I use to use on my raw water feed so that I could easily winterize with proper anti freeze. The extended...
Forum: Outboard 01-15-2014
Replies: 10
Views: 542
Posted By justified
Re: Outboard repair in CT

GMC not sure where you are at but I always used Greg's Outboard Service in Old Saybrook. He's on Rt 1. Very good service and price is very reasonable.. Greg Fiorelli 8602272154

Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 12-30-2013
Replies: 16
Views: 644
Posted By justified
Re: Sailing Question

Not to sound rude..........I think you can answer your own question.......Would you let your wife and three other "casually experienced" females take your P30 out on an u-none...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 12-27-2013
Replies: 39
Views: 2,452
Posted By justified
Re: Favorite Boat Shoe???

For general sailing i really like to wear "crocks" they are light weight and have excellent grip. You might think that they would fall off easily but they don't, they also float. When I am racing I...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 12-21-2013
Replies: 30
Views: 1,469
Posted By justified
Re: "We need to fluff the spinnaker"

Maybe that's her way of telling she needs to go sailing this Christmas.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 12-10-2013
Replies: 9
Views: 532
Posted By justified
Re: Lashing/holding tiller wheel in place

What about going down to the cockpit floor or corners of the floor and lazerette.
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