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Forum: Gear & Maintenance   05-14-2013
Replies: 17
Views: 1,513
Posted By Jimmy E
Re: Weather Gods...F**# Off.

Yup, were all in this together it would appear .
Last two years all the boats in the marina would already be launch and ready.
To date almost 1/2 are still on the hard.
I'm one of the lucky ones,...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   05-05-2013
Replies: 1,143
Views: 295,296
Posted By Jimmy E
Re: Lets get some good sunrise/sunset pictures....

http://i1286.photobucket.com/albums/a602/Jimesanders/image_zpsb5b0d0ef.jpg (http://s1286.photobucket.com/user/Jimesanders/media/image_zpsb5b0d0ef.jpg.html)
This picture brings back such fond...
Forum: C & C   04-28-2013
Replies: 9
Views: 2,352
Posted By Jimmy E
Re: C&c 29 mki

Rod,
Congratulations on your new boat. I also have a C&C 29 MK1. When I took position, it wasn't rigged, so I had to figure it out (with the help of others)

Just after getting it right, I...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   04-21-2013
Replies: 114
Views: 26,131
Posted By Jimmy E
Re: Very Good Vendor Thread

Noah's Boat Building Supplies (Toronto)
This supplier of marine grade wood & teak is 2 hrs from my home. I was running late one day, and called ahead to see how late they were open. Realizing I was...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   04-02-2013
Replies: 7
Views: 3,629
Posted By Jimmy E
Re: Old Tanzer 22 for ocean sailing ?

Learned to sail aboard a T-22 . As best as I can recall , pretty robust, but than so was I, 30 years ago.:)

Jimmy
Forum: Atomic 4   03-24-2013
Replies: 31
Views: 5,323
Posted By Jimmy E
Re: A4 alternator?

Downeast 450 ......I was thinking of doing the same thing. Was it a simple bolt on replacement? Using the same bracket and belt?
Forum: Lake Erie   03-24-2013
Replies: 25
Views: 3,574
Posted By Jimmy E
Re: Looking for sailing destinations on Lake Erie

I'll second Put-In-Bay. Great night life- moorings - people.
Best breakfast Ceasers ( Bloody Marys)I've ever had , came from Joe's:D
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   03-24-2013
Replies: 308
Views: 38,506
Posted By Jimmy E
Re: Smackdaddy needs your thoughts/prayers

Steve- may some of that good karma you have shared over the years, with so many, come back and guide you......
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   01-27-2013
Replies: 12
Views: 1,877
Posted By Jimmy E
Re: Drilling into mast & boom

Mark,
Very helpful! My new vang is also from Garhauer. By the looks of it, the exact same model. I'm curious as to the use of the teak dowel on the upper block.....is this the built in weak spot,...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   01-27-2013
Replies: 12
Views: 1,877
Posted By Jimmy E
Drilling into mast & boom

Picked up new traveller and solid vang. :)
I'm am very comfortable with installing new traveller- filling old holes, drilling new, backer plates and so on.
I need to find a resource or two...
Forum: Racing   12-06-2012
Replies: 12
Views: 1,516
Posted By Jimmy E
Re: Silly question...

L124C.....point taken , and with my 20/20 hindsight , I fully agree.
Is the title" new guy getting schooled by the old boys, one race at a time, but still hanging in there, even though the Admiral...
Forum: Racing   12-04-2012
Replies: 12
Views: 1,516
Posted By Jimmy E
Re: Silly question...

Thanks for the insight... I guess a have a little reading to do this winter.
Jimmy
Forum: Racing   12-02-2012
Replies: 12
Views: 1,516
Posted By Jimmy E
Re: Silly question...

Faster....that does sum it up. I'm that situation do I simply hold my course , waiting for the boat behind me to start his tack and follow suit?

On that day I just couldn't point any higher(...
Forum: Racing   12-02-2012
Replies: 12
Views: 1,516
Posted By Jimmy E
Silly question...

I was faced with the following situation this summer, and am seeking feedback as what to do in a race situation .......
Overtook a boat as we approached the mark
We are both on a starboard tack
I...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   11-19-2012
Replies: 165
Views: 19,336
Posted By Jimmy E
Re: rammed:by the customs & border patrol

Almost got boarded once by the US Coast Gaurd. I say almost because on this specific day we were crossing Erie in a 26' Grampian / 4 knot winds / wing on wing, in following seas. We watched the Coast...
Forum: Learning to Sail   05-04-2012
Replies: 146
Views: 20,880
Posted By Jimmy E
Re: How did you get your start in sailing?

My Dad built a couple of home made plywood kit boxes with his students when I was 5 years old. At the time nobody knew how to sail:laugher
Dad has gone on to be a instructor on both sides of the...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   04-24-2012
Replies: 8
Views: 1,720
Posted By Jimmy E
Re: Fridge organization / shelves

J
I'm in the process of finishing the same project. May I suggest you make sure your happy with the amount of insulation you have currently. Although 10 years older, my ice box design had the same...
Forum: Electrical Systems   04-16-2012
Replies: 7
Views: 528
Posted By Jimmy E
Re: Battery Charger Rating

Again, Thanks Bill
Forum: Electrical Systems   04-16-2012
Replies: 7
Views: 528
Posted By Jimmy E
Re: Battery Charger Rating

One more question from the electrically challenged ......any issue using the above mentioned charging unit to charge one 12 volt starting battery , while also charging two 6 volt house batteries?...
Forum: Electrical Systems   04-16-2012
Replies: 7
Views: 528
Posted By Jimmy E
Re: Battery Charger Rating

Thanks for the info here, and among your numerous other posts
VERY HELPFUL :)
Cheers
Forum: Electrical Systems   04-16-2012
Replies: 7
Views: 528
Posted By Jimmy E
Re: Battery Charger Rating

Currently have a True Charge 10tb multi stage battery charger.
I have over built the "ice Box" , hoping to have my compresser cycling less often. Insulation cost so much less than batteries. The...
Forum: Electrical Systems   04-16-2012
Replies: 7
Views: 528
Posted By Jimmy E
Battery Charger Rating

I am in the process of adding refrigeration to the boat. I have calculated that my new house battery bank needs to be 200 ah. So the unit runs properly , I will need to upgrade the batteries before...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   04-05-2012
Replies: 16
Views: 2,919
Posted By Jimmy E
Re: C&C 30 MK1 Pressurized alcohol stoves

Just removed the exact same unit from my C&C29. I have only had the boat 1 year, and never lit the stove or oven. After removal, close inspection revealed a rubber fuel hose (similar to brake line...
Forum: SailNet FAQ   01-03-2012
Replies: 30
Views: 13,057
Posted By Jimmy E
Sorry about that last post- I missed the huge gap...

Sorry about that last post- I missed the huge gap in the post dates
Forum: SailNet FAQ   01-03-2012
Replies: 30
Views: 13,057
Posted By Jimmy E
Liefli I spent almost a year doing the same as...

Liefli
I spent almost a year doing the same as you....Asking lots of questions and poured over the web looking for opinions and boat reviews. First major boat purchase is worth agonizing over. Take...
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