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Search: Posts Made By: kentg
Forum: Islander 06-28-2013
Replies: 3
Views: 716
Posted By kentg
Re: 1981 Islander Bahama 30 Topping Lift

I have a B 30 that had both a topping lift on the backstay and one going to the top of the mast. I got rid of both, and put a BoomKicker vang on. They make the boom self supporting by using a...
Forum: Islander 01-22-2013
Replies: 9
Views: 741
Posted By kentg
Re: New I30 owner--lines to cockpit

oh yea, and if the $150 is in the budget, replace all of your main sheet blocks with roller bearing blocks, if that has not already been done. Makes a big difference. I also added a block on the...
Forum: Islander 01-22-2013
Replies: 4
Views: 389
Posted By kentg
Re: Islander 30 LPG tank size

I have a system that was installed by the prior owner that has two 2 and a 1/2 gal tanks. When I go cruising usually about 8 days, we usually use 1 full tank and about 1/2 of the other. We use it...
Forum: Islander 01-22-2013
Replies: 9
Views: 741
Posted By kentg
Re: New I30 owner--lines to cockpit

I like the ball bearing blocks, like the Lewmar's that are shown in the pics. A lot less friction and attaching to the mast you dont have to worry about through bolting. Prior owner had a stand up...
Forum: Islander 01-21-2013
Replies: 9
Views: 741
Posted By kentg
Re: New I30 owner--lines to cockpit

I attached pics of both sides of the companionway. You can see how I set it up. I also attached a copy of the deck organizer, it was farther forward than I would like for a good lead, but with the...
Forum: Islander 01-12-2013
Replies: 9
Views: 741
Posted By kentg
Re: New I30 owner--lines to cockpit

Nestor,
I lead my main and a spin halyard aft last year. I have a double clutch on the starboard side of the hatch, along with harken cam cleats for the traveler and vang. On The port side I have...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 08-28-2012
Replies: 5
Views: 559
Posted By kentg
Re: IB30 cutlass bearing removal

oh yea and post to the Islander thread not general, there is some good knowledge to be had!
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 08-28-2012
Replies: 5
Views: 559
Posted By kentg
Re: IB30 cutlass bearing removal

I replaced mine last year on a 1981 B30, it is sleeved, cut it in two or three spots and it should come out real easy. Be careful the sleeve is very thin after you get through the rubber bearing. I...
Forum: Islander 07-15-2012
Replies: 4
Views: 815
Posted By kentg
Re: New owner

I put a boom kicker vang on my B30. It is relatively inexpensive, and does away with the topping lift. Its nice to have the boom free supported when cruising. another way to secure your reef line...
Forum: Islander 04-10-2012
Replies: 33
Views: 4,804
Posted By kentg
Re: Bahama 30 exhaust

Bert
It is going to end up about $450. I have already had the lines done from pictures and the brochure. I will post a few pics. Mine is ready to be mounted and looks great.
Forum: Islander 04-05-2012
Replies: 33
Views: 4,804
Posted By kentg
Re: Bahama 30 exhaust

our original plans were for 3 weeks in August up to Desolation Sound, but we have an aging dog and will not be able to leave him that long, so will probably just take a week. He is a 13 year old lab...
Forum: Islander 04-04-2012
Replies: 33
Views: 4,804
Posted By kentg
Re: Bahama 30 exhaust

got mine done and splashed. She started on the first try, had problems putting her back in the slip as the shift cable broke as we pulled into the marina. All fixed with new cables. Routing the...
Forum: Islander 02-21-2012
Replies: 1
Views: 765
Posted By kentg
Islander Bahama 30 lines drawings

Anyone have a set? I have a guy that is going to do a half model for me and needs them. As I recall no one has a set.

thanks

kent
B30 Jazzed
Forum: Islander 02-11-2012
Replies: 33
Views: 4,804
Posted By kentg
Well the day is here! I am splashing Jazzed...

Well the day is here! I am splashing Jazzed after about 4 months on the hard with a new Beta 16, and Flex o Fold 13X10 folding prop! Will post some pics after I get them downloaded from the camera....
Forum: Islander 12-18-2011
Replies: 33
Views: 4,804
Posted By kentg
I feel your pain, my prior owner never barrier...

I feel your pain, my prior owner never barrier coated, just added more coats of bottom paint. It looked like I had big blisters, but was just between layers of bottom paint. last summer I took a...
Forum: Islander 12-17-2011
Replies: 8
Views: 913
Posted By kentg
Bert doesn't suprise me, although they have done...

Bert doesn't suprise me, although they have done the job for 30 years! I worked for San Juan Boats in the mid 80's and was interesting what went on! the new motor is in the boat, just have to line...
Forum: Islander 12-17-2011
Replies: 33
Views: 4,804
Posted By kentg
Bert, what did you do with the through hull in...

Bert,
what did you do with the through hull in the transom, glass it in?

kent
Forum: Islander 12-09-2011
Replies: 8
Views: 913
Posted By kentg
Bahama 30 engine compartment blower

Thought I would throw this out to you all. I am dropping in my shiny new Beta 16 tomorrow. One of the things I pulled out was a blower that was installed by the previous owner. Any of you have an...
Forum: Islander 11-11-2011
Replies: 11
Views: 2,317
Posted By kentg
Bert, I dont think we will make it as our plans...

Bert,
I dont think we will make it as our plans this summer are 3 weeks in August to make it up to Desolation Sound.
Forum: Islander 11-11-2011
Replies: 11
Views: 2,317
Posted By kentg
what is your fuel consumption with the 16?

what is your fuel consumption with the 16?
Forum: Islander 11-10-2011
Replies: 11
Views: 2,317
Posted By kentg
Bert nice to hear you are replacing, wow a 20hp...

Bert nice to hear you are replacing, wow a 20hp with a sail drive you are ambitious! I am half way through the project, the old motor is out, and I am fabricating the new bed rails. need to take...
Forum: Islander 09-14-2011
Replies: 11
Views: 2,317
Posted By kentg
Thanks, the 14 and 16 have almost the same...

Thanks, the 14 and 16 have almost the same dimentions. I am going to do most of the install myself and save a few bucks. I will replace the fuel tank, possibly the shaft and all. Have not decided...
Forum: Islander 09-13-2011
Replies: 11
Views: 2,317
Posted By kentg
not sure about the pitch, but am looking to...

not sure about the pitch, but am looking to repower with the Beta 16. Did you do the install yourself? How is the fit? Anything I should know from your experience?

thanks

kent
Bahama 30...
Forum: Islander 08-30-2011
Replies: 3
Views: 1,527
Posted By kentg
have an 81 Bahama 30, that when I bought it the...

have an 81 Bahama 30, that when I bought it the eyebrow rail had been removed and the holes filled with epoxy, I still havn't gel coated them yet! I think it looks good without the eyebrow, the boat...
Forum: Islander 05-24-2011
Replies: 0
Views: 801
Posted By kentg
B 30 MD 7A overheats

Following Bert Vermiers lead from the Islander.CA site, I pulled my head and found 1 water passage blocked, and the rest 1/4 to 1/3 blocked. Reamed them out with a drill, and now the old beast cools...
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