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Forum: Gear & Maintenance   12-08-2004
Replies: 7
Views: 1,759
Posted By davejean
Holding tank location

Hello, I''m wondering if there is any problem with installing a holding tank about two feet higher then the head itself? I realize it is putting weight up high, but aside from that fact is there any...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   11-08-2003
Replies: 1
Views: 4,023
Posted By davejean
Wire or Rope Luff

I''m ordering new sails for my boat. It is a heavy disp. cutter. My jib and staysail both hank on.
Is there an advantage to ordering sails with a rope luff instead of a wire luff?
I...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   11-02-2003
Replies: 2
Views: 5,137
Posted By davejean
Mainsail cover

Hello, I am ordering new sails for our new boat. On all of my previous boats I have used the tradition style of mainsail covers,the Sumbrella which lays ontop of the mainsail and fastens beneath the...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   11-25-2002
Replies: 3
Views: 636
Posted By davejean
Documentation C&C 27

Hello, I was wondering if someone can tell me if a C&C 27 will "measure" large enough to qualify to become a documented vessel? Using the National Vessel Documentation centers'' simplified...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   01-13-2002
Replies: 7
Views: 3,430
Posted By davejean
Islander 28

Hello, would anyone care to share their oppinion about an Islander 28?
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   01-10-2002
Replies: 1
Views: 682
Posted By davejean
Oppinions??

Greetings, I was wondering if anyone would care to share thier oppinions reguarding the purchase of either a 27''Oday,27''Catalina,27''C&C,or a 28''Islander.
We are looking for a somewhat stiff boat...
Forum: Seamanship & Navigation   09-17-2001
Replies: 8
Views: 2,237
Posted By davejean
Deltas are great!

I agree Deltas are by far my favorite anchor.We used the 35lb on our last boat,a Gulfstar,and are now using a 45# on our present boat a heavy steel pilothouse ketch.On both boats we have always...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   09-09-2001
Replies: 0
Views: 1,019
Posted By davejean
Columbia 45

Does anyone have any sailing experiance on a Columbia 45? I''m interested in knowing how they sail from someone who actually has sailed or preferably owned one.Stiff-tender?point ok? speed? Quality...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   08-03-2001
Replies: 0
Views: 2,050
Posted By davejean
Jeanneau 45

Greetings,anyone willing to share their oppionion as to the suitibility of a Jeanneau Sunkiss 45 (1985) for extended cruising. Speed,stability and how well she generally sails??Also does The Jeanneau...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   06-26-2001
Replies: 1
Views: 983
Posted By davejean
Liability insurance

Does anyone know of an insurance company which will put liability insurance on a boat with out you have to get a survey done?
thanks
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   03-07-2001
Replies: 22
Views: 6,367
Posted By davejean
Cutter Rigs Vs. Sloop Rigs

Greetings,with an asymetrical spinnaker you actualy will not be able to use it going "directly"downwind. They work great in light airs from a broad reach to nearly a close reach. Good...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   02-11-2001
Replies: 4
Views: 4,845
Posted By davejean
Texas Gulf Coast

Greetings, I am interested in information about sailing and living aboard along the coast of Texas,especialy around the Corpus Christi area. Any information would be apreciated,Thank You Dave ...
Forum: Learning to Sail   02-02-2001
Replies: 35
Views: 6,271
Posted By davejean
Extremely NEW!

Hi Brian, My wife and I learned to sail on that same boat.I think it was fine as our first boat. Nice,in that we were able to use it for overnighting on the weekends. When I first got that boat I had...
Forum: Racing   01-31-2001
Replies: 3
Views: 1,583
Posted By davejean
racing supply source

I, personally have had terrible luck ordering anything from Defender Marine. With there low prices comes very low quality.I have a friend who ordered new hayard lines for his Cal 40, They sent the...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   01-06-2001
Replies: 6
Views: 2,239
Posted By davejean
C&C Redline 41

Barkers Island Marina is in Superior Wisconsin, next to Duluth,Minnesota.
Good luck,Dave
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   01-02-2001
Replies: 6
Views: 2,239
Posted By davejean
C&C Redline 41

Hi Wildheart,
The address is http://www.sailboats-inc.com
This morning I checked the site and there is a C&C Redline41 there along with all the information,but now I just checked the site again and...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   01-02-2001
Replies: 6
Views: 2,239
Posted By davejean
C&C Redline 41

Hi, There is one for sale at sailboatsinc.
Good day! Dave
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   01-01-2001
Replies: 4
Views: 2,208
Posted By davejean
C&C Redline 41

Hi Wildheart,
Check Owensyacht.com to see a C&C Redline.
You also could check Yachtworld.com.
Good luck,Dave
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   01-01-2001
Replies: 4
Views: 2,208
Posted By davejean
C&C Redline 41

Hi Wildheart,
Check Owensyacht.com to see a C&C Redline.
You also could check Yachtworld.com.
Good luck,Dave
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   12-21-2000
Replies: 5
Views: 3,060
Posted By davejean
Dinghys - inflatable vs rigid

Greetings, While I am probably in the minority I Am a strong advocate of a rigid dinghy. Most hard dinghys will probably not be able to plane, ie. be as fast, as a inflatable.I do believe they are...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   12-21-2000
Replies: 1
Views: 2,219
Posted By davejean
Autopilot for

Wondering if anyone has any suggestions for a good choice of an autopilot for our 40'' steel ketch.We have had a AquaMarine below deck autopilot with a flux gate compass in it.It has worked for us...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   12-18-2000
Replies: 5
Views: 4,781
Posted By davejean
Cabin Heaters

The boat we now have had a Dickinson diesel cabin heater in it. It worked wonderfully. We had no odor in the boat when we used it. We used it very frequently most often when anchored out.They have a...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   12-10-2000
Replies: 2
Views: 1,121
Posted By davejean
Charger help.

Hi Chris,
Have you considered getting a power inverter such as a Heart freedom series. They have a good three stage charger built into them,when you plug your boat in the charger is instantly in...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   12-05-2000
Replies: 1
Views: 2,943
Posted By davejean
Great Lakes Cruisers

Greetings, My wife, two kids and I are planning to go cruising "south".We are planning to leave in the spring of 2002 from our home port of Two Harbors,MN.
I was wondering if any other Great Lakes...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   12-02-2000
Replies: 2
Views: 2,195
Posted By davejean
Steel Sailboats

Greetings, just wondering if any other members sail steel boats?
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