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Search: Posts Made By: WDS123
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 09-25-2012
Replies: 11
Views: 951
Posted By WDS123
Re: Bow Centreline.

glass in a kelp window ?
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 09-23-2012
Replies: 6
Views: 835
Posted By WDS123
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 09-23-2012
Replies: 14
Views: 913
Posted By WDS123
Re: Blister repair prep

The best method is to use a hose and plenty of water - FYI you are not trying to 'dry' out the area from water, although drying is the term people use. Google blister causes

SchockT - #101 had...
Forum: Chartering 09-22-2012
Replies: 5
Views: 1,002
Posted By WDS123
Re: Fractional Sailing in NYC or Northern NJ

Wait 4-6 weeks, a well funded group will be creating something exciting in the area - can't say more
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 09-21-2012
Replies: 16
Views: 1,185
Posted By WDS123
Re: Hull Damage

Since WD40 can't fix

Must get yellow duct tape
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 09-21-2012
Replies: 25
Views: 2,116
Posted By WDS123
Re: Thinking about upgrading...

Just One question do you want a 1983 lead or 1997 iron keel sitting in the water ?
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 09-21-2012
Replies: 199
Views: 102,067
Posted By WDS123
Re: MacGregor 26 vs. ?

I've been to the Mac plant a few times - the fiberglass work is top notch. It is insanely efficient for a sail boat builder, so even though the boats are value engineered to an extreme - I believe...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 09-21-2012
Replies: 20
Views: 3,070
Posted By WDS123
Re: If the J/24 is so awful...

Santana 20 - cheap used boats vibrant class
Harbor 20 - expensive also vibrant class

Modern lifting keel boats - new boats still being made with a Healthy used market,...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 09-19-2012
Replies: 22
Views: 3,872
Posted By WDS123
Re: Thinking of buying a 1979 J/24

Keel is worth about $1 a pound at the scrap yard.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 09-19-2012
Replies: 90
Views: 5,284
Posted By WDS123
Re: Sailing into the slip

We sail the Schock Harbor 25 into the slip all the time - relatively easy with a smaller boat.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 09-17-2012
Replies: 24
Views: 2,251
Posted By WDS123
Re: Stiff steering/rudder

If you checked the typical mechanical items - then likely something inside (grit, growth, )
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 09-17-2012
Replies: 8
Views: 1,581
Posted By WDS123
Re: Folding teak cockpit table-First seen?

Always been these types of tables
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 09-16-2012
Replies: 11
Views: 1,098
Posted By WDS123
Re: USCG regulation of free swimmers??

Nanny ?

More like my 'ex-wife'

Some bureaucrat had way too much time on their hand
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 09-16-2012
Replies: 32
Views: 4,649
Posted By WDS123
Re: Repair of broken hull around keel stub

Scrap lead pays about $1 a lb these days
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 09-13-2012
Replies: 11
Views: 2,438
Posted By WDS123
Re: Faster than a Cal 20

Single handing ?

Harbor 20
Ultimate 20

Ask the Lido 14 group at ABYC - Paul M. or Amanda
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 09-13-2012
Replies: 12
Views: 1,768
Posted By WDS123
Re: Best cruiser/ racer opinions

New York 36

Santana 30
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 09-11-2012
Replies: 12
Views: 3,098
Posted By WDS123
Re: Dinghy vs Porta Bote

Naples Sabot was the original tender.

There are thousands on the west coast
Forum: Seamanship & Navigation 09-11-2012
Replies: 40
Views: 5,010
Posted By WDS123
Re: Info. for Guests Aboard

Only on Sailnet would there be a discussion of what to put on a 3 page single spaced list for guests.

A on the dock briefing, with delegation of tasks and dry run through on dock 2-3 times. A...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 09-11-2012
Replies: 30
Views: 2,610
Posted By WDS123
Re: Favorite Boat

Smaller boats have always had their appeal - ones with really big cockpits and small cabins.

Give me the simple life -

Ella Fitzgerald - Give Me The Simple Life - YouTube
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 09-10-2012
Replies: 5
Views: 1,400
Posted By WDS123
Re: Attaching G10 to fiberglass

We use G10 for deck fittings extensively. At WD Schock - the G10 gets glassed in, typically with vinylester resins
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 09-09-2012
Replies: 22
Views: 1,743
Posted By WDS123
Re: Time to Downsize

one choice might be the Ultimate 20.

Easy to trailer
Big cockpit
No centerbrd trunk
Stable with lifting keel
plenty of used boats in the Midwest
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 09-09-2012
Replies: 28
Views: 4,788
Posted By WDS123
Re: Single-handed Sailing, So. Calif.

The biggest group of single handing sailors in SoCal are the Schock Harbor 20s

But the Harbor 20 isn't going to take you to Catalina, that would be a Schock Harbor 25 also designed...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 08-31-2012
Replies: 21
Views: 1,886
Posted By WDS123
Re: Why Cruisers seem to motor a LOT form my attempts to cruise this summer :)

The Sea breeze on the Sound seems to come later in the day every year.

Something about development on the Island.

A boat with low wetted surface and good sail area to displacement helps...
Forum: Learning to Sail 08-30-2012
Replies: 11
Views: 1,620
Posted By WDS123
Re: Sailing opportunities for Wounded Vets???

God bless you

If the wounded warrior program is not a good fit, try the Harbor 20 race fleet at Annapolis YC ( Peter Trogdan is Fleet Captain look up on AYC website ) They sail year round and...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 08-30-2012
Replies: 33
Views: 4,694
Posted By WDS123
Re: New to sailing - MacGregor or other is best?

Roger builds a boat for a specific market niche. He has value engineering down to a science. He is a manufacturing genius. The basic layup and fit is very good. The hardware and fittings are not...
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