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Search: Posts Made By: Neises
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 05-16-2009
Replies: 4
Views: 2,229
Posted By Neises
I have one, there were less than 200 made from...

I have one, there were less than 200 made from what I've found. Not much info out there as you've seen. It's a collector's item, I'd keep it.

It's a cat-rig, free standing carbon fiber mast,...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 06-23-2008
Replies: 3
Views: 929
Posted By Neises
Thank you guys, very much!

Thank you guys, very much!
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 06-23-2008
Replies: 3
Views: 929
Posted By Neises
Red face Sink This Rudder!

Hey Sailors! It's time for your favorite game show, Sink This Rudder!

Cue commercials.

It's almost time to show you our rudder problem of the week, but first a word from our sponsors!

Cue...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 06-15-2007
Replies: 90
Views: 5,906
Posted By Neises
I've already met my quota of dumb questions for...

I've already met my quota of dumb questions for the season.
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 05-04-2007
Replies: 18
Views: 1,336
Posted By Neises
Wombat, a stressed Aussie??? Say it ain't so!

Wombat, a stressed Aussie??? Say it ain't so!
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 05-04-2007
Replies: 18
Views: 2,729
Posted By Neises
Talking You guys are cracking jokes about 21-foot boats...

You guys are cracking jokes about 21-foot boats like some of us are dummies...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 05-04-2007
Replies: 60
Poll: Blue Water??
Views: 5,780
Posted By Neises
I'm stuck with green & brown water right now. ...

I'm stuck with green & brown water right now. You haven't lived til you've scrubbed an Ohio River dirt ring off your boat.

Hope to do the blue stuff in my retirement years.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 05-04-2007
Replies: 18
Views: 2,729
Posted By Neises
Red face I wasn't aware this was considered normal, so...

I wasn't aware this was considered normal, so will elaborate my class violation statement. The pigtail/backstay clip is standard on an SJ21.

I've been considering the masthead lift for a while,...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 05-04-2007
Replies: 18
Views: 2,729
Posted By Neises
Mine is just a snap hook on about a foot of cable...

Mine is just a snap hook on about a foot of cable (pigtail), clamped to the backstay.

Have read of a masthead topping lift, but it's an illegal modification if you're interested in class racing...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 05-04-2007
Replies: 19
Views: 2,333
Posted By Neises
Almost dropped mine in the deep end on my first...

Almost dropped mine in the deep end on my first time out. Didn't like how close it was to the outboard prop, so kept it in the cabin till we got away from the ramp... Went to put it on & lining up...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 05-03-2007
Replies: 24
Views: 2,580
Posted By Neises
You're very lucky, better take care of that gal. ...

You're very lucky, better take care of that gal. My wife would trade the sailboat for a cushy stinkpot in a heartbeat.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 05-03-2007
Replies: 17
Views: 3,474
Posted By Neises
Wink Here's a DIY Lift...

Here's a DIY Lift (http://www.sj21fleet1.org/?Tips_and_Tricks:Lift_a_San_Juan_21_off_the_trailer) if you're feeling industrious (and brave).
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 05-02-2007
Replies: 17
Views: 3,474
Posted By Neises
If by "trailerable" you mean stored dry, I don't...

If by "trailerable" you mean stored dry, I don't think anti-fouling paint is a major concern (assuming fresh water). Trailering before & after each sail will scrape the paint off in no time.
...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 05-02-2007
Replies: 34
Views: 3,000
Posted By Neises
Talking I wonder how many naugas had to die to line CD's...

I wonder how many naugas had to die to line CD's cabin...
Just teasing, and checking for old school Leisure Suit Larry geeks.
...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 05-02-2007
Replies: 18
Views: 1,336
Posted By Neises
I'm jealous! That crazy howling wind you got...

I'm jealous! That crazy howling wind you got towards the end has been here for the past two weekends. Nice pics, we'll get our turn one of these days.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 05-02-2007
Replies: 25
Views: 4,179
Posted By Neises
A couple nice features to look for: Throttle...

A couple nice features to look for: Throttle control on tiller, and neutral gear.
The Mercury 6 has an alternator, probably explains the jump in weight from the 5.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 05-02-2007
Replies: 25
Views: 4,179
Posted By Neises
There are a few on ebay...

There are a few on ebay (http://search.ebay.com/british-seagull_W0QQfnuZ1QQfsooZ1QQfsopZ3QQxpufuZx), and an official site (http://www.britishseagull.co.uk/) with parts & tech tips.

I bought a...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 05-02-2007
Replies: 34
Views: 3,000
Posted By Neises
Walmart's sewing department has a fair selection...

Walmart's sewing department has a fair selection of poly fabric similar to what windbreaker jackets are made with. I bought some there a couple months ago at $1 per yard.

Wouldn't recommend this...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 05-01-2007
Replies: 72
Views: 8,831
Posted By Neises
Not many google results for "redneck sailboat"......

Not many google results for "redneck sailboat"...

http://thumb18.webshots.net/t/52/152/3/10/95/462131095TryRNB_th.jpg (http://sports.webshots.com/photo/1462131095078740358TryRNB)
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 05-01-2007
Replies: 21
Views: 1,866
Posted By Neises
I bought from a 'mom & pop shop' a couple hours...

I bought from a 'mom & pop shop' a couple hours away. The owner is active in local lake sailing association, racing leagues, great reputation, etc.

Paid a little more than street price, but...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 04-30-2007
Replies: 26
Views: 1,811
Posted By Neises
Damn what a mess :p I'm learning all this stuff...

Damn what a mess :p
I'm learning all this stuff too, so you have my sympathy.

Your cable with rope added sounds like some sort of DIY adjustable backstay. I would ask the previous owner if...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 04-30-2007
Replies: 30
Views: 2,498
Posted By Neises
Santa brought me a Sears Craftsman knock-off...

Santa brought me a Sears Craftsman knock-off about 15 years ago (not cordless), still going strong. You might look at those & save a few bucks, if they're still being made.

The small wire brush...
Forum: Chartering 04-27-2007
Replies: 21
Views: 4,856
Posted By Neises
Wink It might pay off later to go with the floating...

It might pay off later to go with the floating hotel now. When the time's right, mention 'we could do this on our own boat someday'.

Wife & I did a New England & Canada cruise (Princess) last...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 04-26-2007
Replies: 24
Views: 1,548
Posted By Neises
Talking I thought the same, if that was my truck I'd...

I thought the same, if that was my truck I'd either be puking or swimming after it. Maybe both.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 04-25-2007
Replies: 24
Views: 1,548
Posted By Neises
Talking Speed launching from trailer

Stumbled upon this pic on local J24 fleet's site:

http://www.bodysmart-fitness.com/error/tx1.jpg

Happened in Texas somewhere supposedly. Appears to be something in the water down there, quick...
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