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Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   11-18-2003
Replies: 5
Views: 1,127
Posted By ddebruin
Master and Commander-Far Side of the World (Review)

I was excited about the release and saw the movie on the first day. Unfortunately, my review would be less stellar than yours. I did not think it was a bad movie, as sailing movies go. I just did not...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   11-10-2003
Replies: 3
Views: 807
Posted By ddebruin
oil capacity yanmar2gm13?

Book says 2 liters but not sure if that includes filter.
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   10-06-2003
Replies: 4
Views: 2,872
Posted By ddebruin
GPS Chartplotter

I also have the Garmin 182C. I looked and mostly made my decision on Practical Sailors review, not sure what issue. It has the things I want without being too cumbersome. I have mine mounted on a...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   09-29-2003
Replies: 18
Views: 9,041
Posted By ddebruin
Ketch vs. Cutter

I sailed a ketch (32'' Dickerson) for 10 years now have a sloop with roller furling. Can''t see any advantages to the ketch. Just more sheets, halyards, sails to repair and handle. With the more...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   09-19-2003
Replies: 11
Views: 1,973
Posted By ddebruin

We are on the south shore of Lake Ontario. Our slip is at a County owned marina that is quiet and is the best hurricane hole on Lake Ontario. We pay $800 per season includes electricity and water for...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   08-25-2003
Replies: 7
Views: 3,388
Posted By ddebruin
1978 C&C 34

There is a very active C&C forum that I would suggest you subscribe to and ask your question. You will prob get quite a few responses from folks that either own or race against the 34.

One thing...
Forum: Learning to Sail   07-15-2003
Replies: 11
Views: 3,826
Posted By ddebruin
Maintaining head to wind

Don''t know what kind of boat you have but.. Why not leave the motor running to keep the boat headed into the wind until you raise the sail? Or maybe you are being pulled by another boat, which you...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   05-30-2003
Replies: 24
Views: 4,939
Posted By ddebruin
I am a single handing GOD!

Good for you!! I was out yesterday too, single handed. Did not have the rail in the water, barely had wind to sail but... well better than sitting in the office at this computer.

I do remember my...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   04-29-2003
Replies: 5
Views: 1,213
Posted By ddebruin
Bilge Problems and Leaks

It sounds like they more than "touched". How did you check the hull? If it flexed enough to crack the interior floor, need to make sure the hull itself is not compromised.

Good luck.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   03-24-2003
Replies: 1
Views: 1,700
Posted By ddebruin
Prindle Rigging

I have one that I rig every year. Do you have specific questions?
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   03-17-2003
Replies: 3
Views: 1,116
Posted By ddebruin
Sole preparation

I pulled the teak and holly sole from Panacea C&C29 MkII. The end of the two that butt up to the engine compartment are discolored and have diesel residue, mostly on the bottom but some going up to...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   01-27-2003
Replies: 3
Views: 973
Posted By ddebruin

If you look back through the archives you will find a pretty good discussion about offers and the price that you may expect to pay. Jeff H., as usual, had some good insights but there were many who...
Forum: Learning to Sail   01-21-2003
Replies: 3
Views: 1,443
Posted By ddebruin
Where to start?

Many Yacht Clubs have memberships for those who don''t have boats or keep their boats other places. Many members have to wait for long periods to get docks onsite so have no boats at the Club. By...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   01-21-2003
Replies: 15
Views: 4,305
Posted By ddebruin
What boat to buy for long voyage

There is a Cartwright, I think 36'', available here in Rochester NY that has been there, done that, circumnavigated plus a lot more. It is in your price range although will need updating to make the...
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