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Search: Posts Made By: gamayun
Forum: Diesel 4 Days Ago
Replies: 6
Views: 265
Posted By gamayun
Re: 3 GM 30 Yanmar, White Powder

That sounds like an easy fix. After having scraped quite a few old gaskets off the same type of Yanmar, it does sound like the gasket has failed and you'll probably find it practically welded to the...
Forum: Racing 6 Days Ago
Replies: 49
Views: 1,556
Posted By gamayun
Re: First time crewing/racing this weekend

Yeah, this is how most boats operate. As I understand the history, though, this is one of the reasons why the Northern California Offshore Racing Council was created. Post-accident reviews from when...
Forum: Racing 1 Week Ago
Replies: 49
Views: 1,556
Posted By gamayun
Re: First time crewing/racing this weekend

Ditto all the above - great advice! Here are some other things: Be on time; don't bring too much extra gear so you might want to ask what's best; be prepared to be wet so bring dry cloths for...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 02-05-2014
Replies: 33
Views: 1,406
Posted By gamayun
Spinlock PFDs

What do you think about the 2013 Islands Race accident report that found "four of the five Spinlock deck vests failed to work properly." The report also said that: "The panel recommends that Spinlock...
Forum: Chartering 10-21-2013
Replies: 7
Views: 635
Posted By gamayun
Re: San Francisco in January?

Ha, yea, anything less than 10 knots is a kinda slow day on the bay. I'm posting here so if you check back in January and my boat is in the vicinity at that time, you're welcome to come along, too....
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 10-02-2013
Replies: 10
Views: 1,048
Posted By gamayun
Re: Tips or Suggestions, Sailing from San Diego to San Francisco

It's funny how many people say not to go north, or go to Hawaii first, etc., when that's generally just not feasible. This is not a trip to be taken lightly but you would think there would be more...
Forum: Introduce Yourself 09-26-2013
Replies: 13
Views: 385
Posted By gamayun
Re: Ropeclimber intro

Welcome! I got my start in sailing at the Sailing Club of Washington (briefly) and then crewing on boats on the Chesapeake. Many opportunities and great sailors are there. Have a great time ---- and...
Forum: Introduce Yourself 09-03-2013
Replies: 16
Views: 997
Posted By gamayun
Re: My First Cruiser: Pearson Triton

A week is very ambitious. It took me almost 2 weeks to clean the funky, nasty smell out of my boat. A lot of this was caused by mold, which you're bound to have in a Miami boat. I used a 10% bleach...
Forum: Introduce Yourself 09-01-2013
Replies: 16
Views: 997
Posted By gamayun
Re: My First Cruiser: Pearson Triton

That's gutsy. Congrats! Definitely post an update. Inquiring minds want to hear about your first impressions and see the photos.
Forum: Cruising and Sailing with Children 08-19-2013
Replies: 9
Views: 489
Posted By gamayun
Forum: Introduce Yourself 08-13-2013
Replies: 9
Views: 301
Posted By gamayun
Re: Sailor Moon

The way I interpreted "trading yen on forex" was when one currency goes up and the other goes down, you make money if you guess correctly. Care to enlighten?
Forum: Introduce Yourself 08-13-2013
Replies: 9
Views: 301
Posted By gamayun
Re: Sailor Moon

Welcome, (sorta near) neighbor! All the best on the Fuji project.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 07-10-2013
Replies: 16
Views: 1,041
Posted By gamayun
Re: sailing solo

You really should download a copy of this book! http://www.sfbaysss.org/tipsbook/SinglehandedTipsThirdEdition.pdf

Then, let us know how it goes :-)
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 07-07-2013
Replies: 4
Views: 344
Posted By gamayun
Re: Opinions on LP Blue Hulls

I think the boat I recently bought may have had original Navy Awlgrip from the late 80s, or at the very least, the past 13 years. It looked really bad with lots of scuffs down to the gel coat. I...
Forum: herSailNet 07-04-2013
Replies: 129
Views: 10,224
Posted By gamayun
Re: How many women here own their own boat?

I started sailing about 4 years ago, but grew up in and on the water. In late January 2013, I bought a Freedom 38. No partner. It needed a lot of work, some of which I did myself and other stuff I...
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