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Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   05-16-2015
Replies: 23
Views: 1,004
Posted By RichH
Re: looking for help on where to set my jib block

Excellent post by JeffH .... as per usual.


Here's a very precise (detailed) means of accurately setting the fairlead (jib block) position that requires correctly setting/trimming the MAINSAIL...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   03-25-2015
Replies: 23
Views: 1,464
Posted By bblument
Re: Confession time...

Nothing evil about THAT drone usage in the slightest. BEAUTIFUL, inspiring shots, in every way; the boat, the scenery, the wildlife, and the angles and clarity from which you captured it all. ...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   03-24-2015
Replies: 23
Views: 1,464
Posted By Faster
Re: Confession time...

Ditto that!!
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   03-24-2015
Replies: 23
Views: 1,464
Posted By Barquito
Re: Confession time...

Man Dale, those are some outrageously fine images you have of your boat on that video.
Forum: Beneteau   07-28-2014
Replies: 2
Views: 698
Posted By MSN2Travelers
Arrow Re: Where to find transom latch - Beneteau Spare Parts

The item can be found at Beneteau's Sp@re P@rts web site. The site does require you to register in order to research/buy parts. http://spareparts.beneteauusa.com/controleur.php?action=accueil
...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   07-02-2014
Replies: 2
Views: 295
Posted By AlaskaMC
Re: Elnora trip to Day Harbor Alaska

Nice! Great video Dale. Nice to see whats outside the bay :D
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   05-31-2014
Replies: 49
Views: 3,965
Posted By asdf38
Re: Red over Green Navigation Light

Yes thank you, I finally realized that looking back at my own diagram. Somehow that understanding has escaped me for a while.
Forum: Pacific Seacraft   05-29-2014
Replies: 12
Views: 770
Posted By niftynickers
Re: Plugged scupper hose

Ah-Yes the port scupper--- of course the thru hull is under the chart table-- and inaccessable-I have found that a wet-dry vacuum works to clear whatever is in the scupper hose.There seems to be a...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   08-08-2013
Replies: 6
Views: 823
Posted By WinterRiver
Re: I need a tool....

Our boat came with exactly what you're looking for. Searching for t-handle deck plate key, I found that they are cast in China. I have no idea where you could purchase one. Perhaps, seeing the pic,...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   08-07-2013
Replies: 6
Views: 823
Posted By JonEisberg
Re: I need a tool....

A piece of bar stock or wood, 11/16" square, should fit nicely...

Or, if you want to spend more money than Tatia's key, a Winch Bit would work...

WINCH BIT HOME (http://www.winchbit.com/)
...
Forum: Electronics   07-30-2013
Replies: 4
Views: 731
Posted By CapnChuck
Re: SSB Antenna wire

When you clamp the GTO to the backstay, be sure and loop the wire so it points DOWN. This will keep water from wicking into the cable and causing corrosion. Chuck
Forum: Electronics   07-30-2013
Replies: 4
Views: 731
Posted By btrayfors
Re: SSB Antenna wire

Dale,

Use GTO-15 wire between the tuner and the backstay. This is high-tension, single conductor wire....essentially neon light wire.

At the backstay, one good and easy way is to use stainless...
Forum: Pacific Seacraft   07-15-2013
Replies: 16
Views: 2,067
Posted By BirdBrain333
Year 2 Report, PSC 37 Kenlanu

What worked and what did not, Year 2

Dear folks,

We recently returned to our mooring in Maine after a 10 month trip from Maine to the Bahamas and back. It was a GREAT trip and below is our...
Forum: Pacific Seacraft   07-02-2013
Replies: 20
Views: 1,704
Posted By MarcHall
Re: Replacing head on PSC 37

I pulled the original toilet (Groco K) on Crazy Fish a few times to rebuild it while cruising, replaced it with a Lavac and replaced the Lavac with an electric unit with a macerator at the based of...
Forum: Pacific Seacraft   07-01-2013
Replies: 20
Views: 1,704
Posted By arisatx
Re: Replacing head on PSC 37

Dale:
Here's an older thread on how Jay installed a new head, w/thru bolts, by building an access door in the front of the platform....
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   06-26-2013
Replies: 6
Views: 472
Posted By mark2gmtrans
Re: Summer Solstice in Aialik Bay, Alaska

Dale,

As usual your photos and the video are just awesome. I hope you got in a little fishing up there, or I am guessing you do often enough. I was wondering if you ever camp on the beaches in...
Forum: Pacific Seacraft   06-26-2013
Replies: 23
Views: 4,569
Posted By Pegasus34
Re: New Generation Anchor on the 37

Dale,
I have a 35 lb Manson on the bow of my PSC 34. I think the bow setup is similar to yours. I drilled a hole through the anchor to hold it in place with a 1/2 inch pin that was already there,...
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