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Forum: Cheoy Lee   10-14-2011
Replies: 27
Views: 10,824
Posted By edgesoftheearth
Hey Jeff, I appreciate your concern. I have a...

Hey Jeff, I appreciate your concern. I have a firm quote to ship the boat for $5,600. The boat is worth at least $35,000. (It is a Robb, not a Lion- not that it matters) Besides, we love the boat and...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   10-14-2011
Replies: 6
Views: 867
Posted By edgesoftheearth
Thanks for the insights. I work in a boatyard and...

Thanks for the insights. I work in a boatyard and my boyfriend/boat partner works as a rigger. Between the two shops that we work at we should have enough support to pack up the boat safely but it is...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   10-14-2011
Replies: 6
Views: 867
Posted By edgesoftheearth
Shipping a Wooden boat

I am shipping a wooden sail boat from San Diego to Annapolis. Does anyone have experience shipping a wooden boat? Can anyone recommend a reputable shipping company for this move?
Forum: Cheoy Lee   10-14-2011
Replies: 27
Views: 10,824
Posted By edgesoftheearth
You can view the basic rig dimensions at...

You can view the basic rig dimensions at <http://sailboatdata.com/viewrecord.asp?class_id=1460>. If that isn't good enough I have the original plans for our Robb 35. Where are you located?
Forum: Cheoy Lee   04-08-2011
Replies: 4
Views: 3,352
Posted By edgesoftheearth
Cheoy Lee Burgee

Anyone know how to get a hold of a Cheoy Lee burgee? I went to a shop with the old one as a template but it is pretty spendy to get a new one made. The best price they can do is $43.58/each. Problem...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   04-08-2011
Replies: 29
Views: 3,293
Posted By edgesoftheearth
Google reader gets the job done. That way you...

Google reader gets the job done. That way you only read about blogs you want to read. You can also use the Blogger dashboard as your feed reader but I find google reader easier as it is right in my...
Forum: Cheoy Lee   04-08-2011
Replies: 33
Views: 16,253
Posted By edgesoftheearth
Boat looks like it is coming along well. Good job...

Boat looks like it is coming along well. Good job on the decks, although I do love the look and feel of teak decks. It really is a shame to see one get wasted like that. And, I have to argue that in...
Forum: Cheoy Lee   04-08-2011
Replies: 5
Views: 3,312
Posted By edgesoftheearth
Jater- Any photos? Would love to see her as is to...

Jater- Any photos? Would love to see her as is to get an idea of the work you are in for.

MarioG- I say go for it. The Robb 35' specifically is a great sailing vessel. Yea, if you keep the teak...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   11-29-2010
Replies: 21
Views: 10,992
Posted By edgesoftheearth
I agree with Hartley18. ALL boats require...

I agree with Hartley18. ALL boats require maintenance. A lot of wood boats have been neglected and that is where problems arise. It is great to have perfect varnish but what is important is what is...
Forum: herSailNet   11-19-2010
Replies: 23
Views: 6,368
Posted By edgesoftheearth
I think it is best to find a happy medium. I...

I think it is best to find a happy medium. I don't own a hair dryer or iron but I don't go a day with out mascara (I live aboard and work in a casual office). What is important to remember is that...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   11-05-2010
Replies: 1
Views: 879
Posted By edgesoftheearth
Marina amenities vs moorings

I have never kept my boat in a marina full time. I live aboard and keep the boat on a mooring. We have a 20 watt flexible solar panel and a Honda eu1000 gas generator. We take a boat to the fuel dock...
Forum: Cheoy Lee   10-28-2010
Replies: 7
Views: 4,989
Posted By edgesoftheearth
Heat gun and scraper works well. If you have the...

Heat gun and scraper works well. If you have the desire to use chemicals try Jasco Premium Paint and Epoxy Remover. I call it Jellyfish goo because it looks jelly, burns through gloves, and stings...
Forum: Cheoy Lee   10-28-2010
Replies: 27
Views: 10,824
Posted By edgesoftheearth
1964 Cheoy Lee Robb 35' Teak Hulled, San Diego,...

1964 Cheoy Lee Robb 35' Teak Hulled, San Diego, CA.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   10-28-2010
Replies: 27
Views: 2,914
Posted By edgesoftheearth
I work for a boatyard in San Diego. I can tell...

I work for a boatyard in San Diego. I can tell you that the general rule of thumb is if the blister is 'bleeding' (ie you poke it and liquid comes out) then you have a more serious blister problem...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   10-28-2010
Replies: 440
Views: 59,715
Posted By edgesoftheearth
I'm 25, by boyfriend is 26. We have been living...

I'm 25, by boyfriend is 26. We have been living aboard our 1964 Cheoy Lee 35' for 2 years. Planning on leaving for circumnavigation next October. We live on a mooring. There are a lot of young...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   10-28-2010
Replies: 115
Views: 28,786
Posted By edgesoftheearth
Read 'Twenty Small Sailboats to Take You...

Read 'Twenty Small Sailboats to Take You Anywhere' by John Vigor. It will help you understand which boats are best and why.

Amazon.com: Twenty Small Sailboats to Take You Anywhere (9780939837328):...
Forum: Learning to Sail   10-28-2010
Replies: 10
Views: 2,170
Posted By edgesoftheearth
Severn Sailing Association(SSA) is the best...

Severn Sailing Association(SSA) is the best sailing club around that area in my opinion. I grew up sailing at SSA and learned the fundamentals in their Junior program. Depending on your age (i am...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   10-26-2010
Replies: 26
Views: 3,136
Posted By edgesoftheearth
I live aboard a wooden boat and mold is...

I live aboard a wooden boat and mold is everywhere. It is impossible to stop but cleaning with vinegar helps. I work in a boatyard and we use vinegar to clean everywhere. It is non toxic and works...
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