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Search: Posts Made By: JB2
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 06-28-2008
Replies: 2
Views: 722
Posted By JB2
Sounds crazy, but several years ago we put...

Sounds crazy, but several years ago we put standard "childproof" latches inside all of the cabinet doors on our Caliber 47LRC to act as invisible backup for the ball/friction latches that came with...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 06-26-2008
Replies: 11
Views: 1,898
Posted By JB2
At 6'11" you can do it, but be REALLY careful...

At 6'11" you can do it, but be REALLY careful coming in and out of the cuts, get really good charts (Explorer are the best IMHO), don't do anything but open ocean passages at night, learn how to...
Forum: Living Aboard 06-18-2008
Replies: 128
Views: 18,143
Posted By JB2
AAaaaarrrggghhh!!!!! I must be trippin' over me...

AAaaaarrrggghhh!!!!! I must be trippin' over me Lucky Stars! The Lady aboard Dulcinea, our beloved Caliber 47LRC, after cruising for 9 years in the Bahamas and Eastern Caribbean remains a full...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 05-27-2008
Replies: 64
Views: 8,107
Posted By JB2
Dead Calm

Dead Calm - great thriller, but I still can't figure out how Nicole Kidman got up, and down, from the spreaders.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 05-25-2008
Replies: 14
Views: 6,810
Posted By JB2
ASM on Bow Pulpit

Actually, on our Caliber 47LRC, it was a no brainer. On the very fron on top of the bow pulpit, I attached a ratchet block, and I lead the ASM tack through that onto a cleat on the bow sprit/pulpit....
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 05-25-2008
Replies: 16
Views: 1,906
Posted By JB2
Bowsprit

We have a five foot bowsprit on our Caliber 47LRC. It makes for a great sail plan - providing a huge foretriangle that makes plenty of room for the staysail. On our boat, the sprit also serves as...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 05-25-2008
Replies: 12
Views: 1,298
Posted By JB2
Nive Job

Now you have to keep it that clean!
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 05-24-2008
Replies: 3
Views: 1,826
Posted By JB2
Smile Caliber 47 LRC Sailboat

Did you ever find your Caliber 47 LRC? We think its the best blue water boat you can get, with total luxury below. We'd be happy to tell you more if you are still interested! JB2
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 05-24-2008
Replies: 46
Views: 3,676
Posted By JB2
Antenna Location

I have 2 on my Caliber 47LRC- the main on the masthead and a backup on top of my Questus radar mount on my backstay. The masthead one has much better range, but the one on the Questus, which is about...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 05-24-2008
Replies: 60
Views: 6,290
Posted By JB2
In Mast Furling

We ahve Selden in mast furling on our Caliber 47LRC and are completely satisfied with it. Although we were nervous at first having heard the usual horror stories, we've had far less trouble with it...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 05-23-2008
Replies: 60
Views: 6,290
Posted By JB2
We have Selden in mast furling on out Caliber...

We have Selden in mast furling on out Caliber 47LRC, and although we were a bit nervous when we first ordered it, it has performed flawlessly since 1999. As they say with in mast furling, you may not...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 05-23-2008
Replies: 11
Views: 1,968
Posted By JB2
I know this reply is a bit outdated, but we have...

I know this reply is a bit outdated, but we have loved our Caliber 47 LRC and found her to be the ideal cruising boat in almost every respect. A description of her can be found at SORRY NO BOAT ADS...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 09-02-2000
Replies: 0
Views: 1,186
Posted By JB2
Hounds in Paradise

Any tips, ideas, experiences or thoughts on issues relating to taking our Chief Security Officer, Chili Dog, a 50lb samoyed, through the Caribbean? Specifically, dealing with regulations in the BVIs,...
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