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Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   10-08-2011
Replies: 7
Views: 7,973
Posted By pbpg
Bob, do you still have this Ensenada? I'm...

Bob, do you still have this Ensenada? I'm seriously in need of rigging pictures as to how the cockpit end/mainsheets are set up - especially tha dual block thing at the end of the boom? Do you have...
Forum: Cruising and Sailing with Children   09-30-2011
Replies: 5
Views: 1,999
Posted By pbpg
I was reading recently of people using hammocks...

I was reading recently of people using hammocks in various places on a boat. Since your child is so small, a hammock might work well. It would keep him bundled in a little bit as well. Just a...
Forum: Introduce Yourself   09-23-2011
Replies: 14
Views: 822
Posted By pbpg
Welcome! The water up BC way looks fantastic! Awe...

Welcome! The water up BC way looks fantastic! Awe inspiring kind of place!
Forum: Introduce Yourself   09-22-2011
Replies: 8
Views: 1,001
Posted By pbpg
Hi Tanya, I have some initial pictures in an...

Hi Tanya, I have some initial pictures in an album under my profile pbpg. The interior pictures are a little scary! <grin>. What's amazing is all the 'little things' that need to be done. It's hard...
Forum: SailNet FAQ   09-21-2011
Replies: 55
Views: 7,886
Posted By pbpg
Post a picture of your lure? I used to tie flies...

Post a picture of your lure? I used to tie flies and it would make more sense to me upon seeing the finished product! Nice lure to have aboard!
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   09-20-2011
Replies: 25
Views: 4,985
Posted By pbpg
Thanks for the information. It gives me a better...

Thanks for the information. It gives me a better idea of what needs to be there.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   09-17-2011
Replies: 110
Views: 24,533
Posted By pbpg
FWIW, it's a lot nicer than the 1977 RK-21 I...

FWIW, it's a lot nicer than the 1977 RK-21 I bought. If you saw my inside pictures, you would figure you got a great deal! Lot's of similarities with the outside areas though! Good luck!
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   09-17-2011
Replies: 3
Views: 2,351
Posted By pbpg
Any 1977-82 Ensenada/Balboa 20 manuals available?

I'm trying to locate a comprehensive owner's manual for my 1977 RK-21, which is basically an Ensenada/Balboa 20, reportedly. Does anyone have a manual which can be copied? I have no idea how the...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   09-17-2011
Replies: 25
Views: 4,985
Posted By pbpg
There's about 6-8 inches between the cockpit...

There's about 6-8 inches between the cockpit floor (sole?) and drains and the thru hull drains. One for sure, is connected directly to the drain with a rubber hose and two clamps. I get some water in...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   09-17-2011
Replies: 25
Views: 4,985
Posted By pbpg
Thanks. If these two cockpit drains are...

Thanks. If these two cockpit drains are cross-connected to the through hull drains, what drains the bilge/lowest area of the boat? An auto bilge pump? Or is there a drain I'm missing? It's hard to...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   09-17-2011
Replies: 25
Views: 4,985
Posted By pbpg
Hmm..pricey little buggers! I'm wondering if an...

Hmm..pricey little buggers! I'm wondering if an RV equipment place might have smaller drains than what might be found in a hardware store? I haven't measured my drains yet to see what size I might...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   09-17-2011
Replies: 3
Views: 1,069
Posted By pbpg
thank you! It's a helpful link for those of us...

thank you! It's a helpful link for those of us new to this. I like everything about the ablative paint except the price, but what can you do? <grin> thanks again!
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   09-17-2011
Replies: 25
Views: 4,985
Posted By pbpg
Hi Donna, The port cockpit drain connects to...

Hi Donna,
The port cockpit drain connects to the port thru hull drain with a rubber hose. Haven't gotten to the starboard drain yet. - phil
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   09-17-2011
Replies: 21
Views: 2,221
Posted By pbpg
The bottom of my 21'

You can get a glimpse of the bottom and cockpit here on a post of mine. The interior needs to be totally gutted and redone. No pictures here as yet of the interior. I'll be putting in another post on...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   09-16-2011
Replies: 21
Views: 2,221
Posted By pbpg
Very nice work! What a difference! And I worry...

Very nice work! What a difference! And I worry about how to clean up my 33 year old 21-footer! <grin>
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   09-16-2011
Replies: 1
Views: 917
Posted By pbpg
I had a deck plate which would probably be under...

I had a deck plate which would probably be under the tabernacle you have. That deck plate wasn't mangled so much as loose, and a little bent on one side. I found a replacement 'hinged mast assembly'...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   09-16-2011
Replies: 67
Views: 32,539
Posted By pbpg
Great pictures and explanation! I wasn't aware of...

Great pictures and explanation! I wasn't aware of these at all.. thanks!
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   09-16-2011
Replies: 3
Views: 1,069
Posted By pbpg
Advice needed on non-mooring bottom paint

Hi,
I have a trailored 21' pocket cruiser which is not likly to be moored more than a long weekend to a week at the most. I've read that copper-based bottom paint degrades on steady air exposure....
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   09-13-2011
Replies: 25
Views: 4,985
Posted By pbpg
Thanks! I think I have about 6" to 1' between the...

Thanks! I think I have about 6" to 1' between the cockpit drains and the hull drains. I'll see if I can get access to them. I thought the one fitted cockpit drain looked like a sink drain myself. In...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   09-13-2011
Replies: 25
Views: 4,985
Posted By pbpg
Advice on scuppers & drains

Hi, I recently bought an old 1977 RK-21, similar to the Ensenada 20 and the Balboa 20. I have two threaded drains below the stern and two scuppers in the cockpit leading to the bilge and drains. What...
Forum: Introduce Yourself   09-13-2011
Replies: 8
Views: 1,001
Posted By pbpg
Hello from Vermont

Hi all, I recently bought a 1977 RK-21 for a winter project and have been finding a lot of good information on this site. I'm looking forward to being more active through the winter. This old boat...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   07-07-2011
Replies: 21
Views: 6,619
Posted By pbpg
If you look at the Instruction manual for the...

If you look at the Instruction manual for the MacGregor 26, one of the first things it tells you to do is fill the water ballest. I would go further to say that the boat should have been at the...
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