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Forum: Gear & Maintenance   03-28-2011
Replies: 10
Views: 4,124
Posted By asivesind
Sounds like a good trade. Side note, my last...

Sounds like a good trade. Side note, my last sailboat was a newport 28, loved that boat, sailed like a champ.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   03-24-2011
Replies: 10
Views: 4,124
Posted By asivesind
Ironworkwer, I just might do that, there is...

Ironworkwer, I just might do that, there is already a ladder welded on to the front of the mast going up to the spreaders, so I figured why not make go all the way. I just had a great deal on folding...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   03-23-2011
Replies: 10
Views: 4,124
Posted By asivesind
Yes steel Masts! Very heavy 22 tons. It's like...

Yes steel Masts! Very heavy 22 tons. It's like sailing a train, very slow to get going but once she does get going the boat sails herself.
Forum: Living Aboard   03-23-2011
Replies: 7
Views: 1,402
Posted By asivesind
I have a 43 foot trawler that I lived on for two...

I have a 43 foot trawler that I lived on for two years in Berkely. It costs us 700 a month. That is for legal liveaboard. Plus a fifty foot slip. No electrical though. Oh and I am selling the boat....
Forum: Living Aboard   03-23-2011
Replies: 68
Views: 24,311
Posted By asivesind
We live on a 48 foot sailboat with our pitbull....

We live on a 48 foot sailboat with our pitbull. He does pretty good on the boat, but i cant imagine having a dog with long hair. He hates the engine though, makes him very nervous. So we don't go on...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   03-23-2011
Replies: 10
Views: 4,124
Posted By asivesind
Installing aluminium mast steps on steel mast

Just like the title states, I want to install steps on my steel mast, how do I isolate, and how do I fasten. Thanks
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   03-25-2008
Replies: 198
Views: 13,555
Posted By asivesind
three hours one way right now, but I am moving...

three hours one way right now, but I am moving aboard next week, so that takes care of that!!
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   03-10-2008
Replies: 12
Views: 3,304
Posted By asivesind
Yes thank you. I did order his Manual, it is very...

Yes thank you. I did order his Manual, it is very helpful, but I didn't see anything about this issue.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   03-10-2008
Replies: 12
Views: 3,304
Posted By asivesind
She has been running fine, but then again I only...

She has been running fine, but then again I only bought the boat two ago!
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   03-09-2008
Replies: 104
Views: 7,228
Posted By asivesind
That bucket trick is brilliant!! The things I...

That bucket trick is brilliant!! The things I learn on here!!
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   03-09-2008
Replies: 12
Views: 3,304
Posted By asivesind
atomic 4 issue. How screwed am I

So last night I went for a sail out on S.F. bay, it was fairly windy as usual and very choppy. We decided to head in, so I turned over the Atomic four, she started up easily,, I put her into gear,...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   03-01-2008
Replies: 82
Views: 4,514
Posted By asivesind
I agree. I only pay ten bucks a foot in S.F. bay....

I agree. I only pay ten bucks a foot in S.F. bay. I am pretty happy about 280 a month!!!
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   02-28-2008
Replies: 209
Views: 25,052
Posted By asivesind
I waited to get my degree, and I am glad that I...

I waited to get my degree, and I am glad that I did. I knew what I wanted to do. I have so many friends that went to school, just to make their folks happy or because everyone told them that they are...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   02-20-2008
Replies: 43
Views: 3,502
Posted By asivesind
I would like to say I never do glass work. I more...

I would like to say I never do glass work. I more than likely will have to do it again, but I really would rather not.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   02-18-2008
Replies: 13
Views: 1,650
Posted By asivesind
That really is an amazing restoration on a cal...

That really is an amazing restoration on a cal 20. I really had no idea this was such an undertaking. It may have to go down on the list of to do's. It is not leaking really bad, it is really only...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   02-18-2008
Replies: 13
Views: 1,650
Posted By asivesind
Would it be the toe rail that I would have to...

Would it be the toe rail that I would have to remove? I can handle that. As long as I don't drop every screw into the drink!
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   02-18-2008
Replies: 13
Views: 1,650
Posted By asivesind
Deck to hull leaks

Before buying my newport 28 I was told that one of the weak points is, the hull to deck joint can leak. Well it does. So far only on the starboard side when I am heeled over and crashing through S.F....
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   02-10-2008
Replies: 4
Views: 1,027
Posted By asivesind
Removing the mast winch's

As the title states, I was wanting to remove both winches located on my mast and put them on the deck, so I could run all my lines to the cockpit. Is there any reason as to why I couldn't do this....
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   02-08-2008
Replies: 78
Views: 9,223
Posted By asivesind
I am glad your moving also. Is it too much though...

I am glad your moving also. Is it too much though to ask, to keep us posted. I am quite curious to see what happens next. Hope I don't seem like a rubbernecker, but what he has done to that poor boat...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   02-07-2008
Replies: 26
Views: 7,224
Posted By asivesind
I just bought a newport 28. I have bought...

I just bought a newport 28. I have bought campers, canoes, tents, found housemates, apartments, all on craigslist!
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   02-07-2008
Replies: 17
Views: 10,971
Posted By asivesind
Well I went for the newport. Got her for $7500....

Well I went for the newport. Got her for $7500. The boat is in real good shape, she handled the S.F. bay real nice. Thanks you everyone for your impute.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   02-02-2008
Replies: 345
Views: 29,268
Posted By asivesind
I showed the pictures of tin can to my house...

I showed the pictures of tin can to my house mate, who is not a sailor, and his reply was "what is that thing?"
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   02-01-2008
Replies: 17
Views: 10,971
Posted By asivesind
I am not to interested in racing... at least for...

I am not to interested in racing... at least for now. Thanks for the info on the diesel. I would imagine it would only be used in short spurts, just enough to get me into open water. I think I just...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   02-01-2008
Replies: 17
Views: 10,971
Posted By asivesind
Newport 28 vs. Catalina 27

I have found a newport 28 and a catalina 27 that are both in excellent condition, and both priced around $9,ooo. It is a bit of a hard choice. I single hand most of the time, and would be sailing in...
Forum: Learning to Sail   01-26-2008
Replies: 32
Views: 5,933
Posted By asivesind
I can tell you that I started out by trial and...

I can tell you that I started out by trial and error. This is NOT the way to learn. Especially on a bigger boat. Things can go wrong fast. Take some basic sailing classes. They are usually quite...
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