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Forum: Lake Erie   2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 5
Views: 492
Posted By Landcruiser
Re: Not much happening on this forum

Welcome Bryan,

Nice to see a fellow Great Lakes sailor. To be honest there is not much activity on this forum, not sure if that is seasonal, or a symptom of something worse...

I am on lake...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   06-30-2015
Replies: 7
Views: 502
Posted By Landcruiser
Re: Aft stay

Did you find some type of chain plate on the transom, or perhaps some type of a plate on the stern railing. The pictures I found online had no aft stay, aft stay attached to stern pulpit, and an aft...
Forum: Introduce Yourself   06-09-2015
Replies: 20
Views: 1,118
Posted By Landcruiser
Re: Juste joinde

All right Snags, here is a chance for you to tell us about yourself...but be aware a few of the guys from SA might be reading this....:grin

In all honesty, I am a member of SA, and have read the...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   03-29-2015
Replies: 3
Views: 399
Posted By Landcruiser
Re: Surveyor recommendations in Stuart, Florida

I used Paul Anstey just a week ago to do survey, great guy to work it, did a very good job. He has done over 13,000 surveys...he got back to me within two days with a report. He is based North of...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   02-09-2015
Replies: 14
Views: 1,038
Posted By Landcruiser
Re: internal halyards

What I have done, and many electricians do is to remove the sheave. Use some old fishing line with the largest diameter styrofoam ball attached that will fit through the hole at the top of the mast....
Forum: Introduce Yourself   02-01-2015
Replies: 4
Views: 463
Posted By Landcruiser
Re: new here from chicago illinois

Congrats on your new boat, and welcome to Sailnet!! I am located in SW Michigan near Saugatuck and Holland.

Fair winds, and smooth sailing, once the ice melts..:)

Scott
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   01-17-2015
Replies: 4
Views: 689
Posted By Landcruiser
Re: Mutiny on the Kelpie ARRRG !

Oh capta, don't even mention that thread, it just needs to stay dead..:puke I have to honestly say that that the mutiny thread popped into my mind right off as well..:D
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   01-17-2015
Replies: 21
Views: 1,501
Posted By Landcruiser
Re: Antifouling Paint for the Great Lakes

Appick, did your Columbia sell?? You mention looking for a larger boat this spring....
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   10-20-2014
Replies: 4
Views: 420
Posted By Landcruiser
Re: Core construction structures

In the current issue of Good Old Boat(got mine today) is part 1 of 2 on how to do this very thing. I have not had the chance to read it yet, but if they are printing it, they will not lead you...
Forum: Introduce Yourself   09-14-2014
Replies: 14
Views: 766
Posted By Landcruiser
Re: Newbie from West Michigan

Hi Dale,

I have been watching several BI 40's, and they sure do get my heart beating...such beautiful boats.

Scott
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   08-24-2014
Replies: 8
Views: 631
Posted By Landcruiser
Re: Keeping Ospreys off stern rail

Years ago we had seagulls doing the same thing, we just tied off a bunch of unused cd's and hung them on the lifelines with a clothespin, it worked great. They did not seem to like the flashing, and...
Forum: Lake Michigan   08-04-2014
Replies: 5
Views: 843
Posted By Landcruiser
Thumbs up Re: Grand Haven, Michigan

Grand Haven is quite nice, you can tie off on the wall overnight up to 7 days I believe, but as of last summer there were no utilities, and depending on wind direction, and traffic, it can get a bit...
Forum: News Feeds   06-25-2014
Replies: 2
Views: 284
Posted By Landcruiser
Re: Coast Guard rescues 4 after sailboat capsizes - WOODTV.com

Not sure where the 46 degrees F comes from, must be out of date, the UGLOS buoy #45029 two miles offshore of Tunnel Park, just south of Port Sheldon has the water temp at 67.7 F from surface to 9.8...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   06-21-2014
Replies: 15
Views: 1,212
Posted By Landcruiser
Re: F/G burns really well once it gets going

Too bad about that happening. The S/A website jumped all over it, and posted on FB about it, with a really nasty title, causing quite a ruckus, and more than a few people dis"liking" S/A because of...
Forum: Sailboat Design and Construction   05-29-2014
Replies: 1
Views: 314
Posted By Landcruiser
Re: Schematics for Columbia 1968

Not sure if you found this info from the Columbiayachts.com website, but from what it sounds this Justin guy has all the info from the factory. The contact info is dated, but if it doesn't work, you...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   04-03-2014
Replies: 27
Views: 3,601
Posted By Landcruiser
Re: Ugly Boats

I have to agree, #2 should not be on this list, that is beautiful, would love to have that, if I could afford it.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   03-04-2014
Replies: 18
Views: 1,608
Posted By Landcruiser
Re: Forgive me Father for I have sinned....

Well Smacks,

that would be "Fatal Attraction", which sometimes might be a great nickname for a project boat. :D
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   01-26-2014
Replies: 15
Views: 1,141
Posted By Landcruiser
Re: Bummed...

My wife an I drove down on Saturday, and must admit, the driving conditions were horrid, semis were off the road like I had never seen before and the roads were a mess. There were noticeably few...
Forum: Cruising and Sailing with Children   09-28-2013
Replies: 36
Views: 3,230
Posted By Landcruiser
Re: Introducing sailing to the kids

Just a follow-up to our sailing this afternoon, things were perfect for an intro to sailing for the wife and 5 yr old daughter, 82 degrees temp, winds around 10 knots, and 1-3 foot chop, the daughter...
Forum: Cruising and Sailing with Children   09-27-2013
Replies: 36
Views: 3,230
Posted By Landcruiser
Re: Introducing sailing to the kids

You guys have great timing on this thread, as I am trying to get my wife and 5 yr old daughter our for their first time on a friends boat tomorrow. Short sail, hour, hour and a half, and before the...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   08-18-2013
Replies: 7
Views: 985
Posted By Landcruiser
Re: What size boat for Lake Michigan?

Having grown up on a Cat 22, and 25 out of Holland, I have to totally agree with the previous posters, they are simple, and fun, we trailered ours and stepped the mast every weekend at first, till we...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   07-14-2013
Replies: 10
Views: 768
Posted By Landcruiser
Re: For Anyone Who Wants To Follow The Chicago-Mac Race

Even with all of Doug DeVos' money, and one of the best racing crews around, another monohull, Pyewacket, owned and skippered by Roy Disney, holds the monohull record set in 2002 with an elapsed time...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   07-14-2013
Replies: 10
Views: 768
Posted By Landcruiser
Re: For Anyone Who Wants To Follow The Chicago-Mac Race

It's been slow going for the fleet this year..alot of boats making 3-5 knots currently..
Forum: Introduce Yourself   04-04-2013
Replies: 9
Views: 461
Posted By Landcruiser
Re: New to sailing

Growing up our first boat was a catalina 22, then 25, then 27, we enjoyed them all, but larger was better because there were 5 of us, so sleeping was much better in the 27, which was a fun boat...but...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   04-04-2013
Replies: 64
Views: 4,954
Posted By Landcruiser
Re: Is Sailing an Elitist Sport?

From my point of view it is elitist as you wish to make it. I see all sorts of sizes of boats on the Great Lakes, as well as inland lakes. Yes bigger is more money, and more headaches, but plenty...
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