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Forum: Gear & Maintenance   07-17-2011
Replies: 10
Views: 2,038
Posted By chasb47
I agree that it is probably too much. I bought...

I agree that it is probably too much. I bought another battery, Walmart. the only thing on it is the pump. I like the idea of the solar charger. Will consider that too. I will do a complete go...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   07-17-2011
Replies: 10
Views: 2,038
Posted By chasb47
Yeah. I really want to keep sailing. I check...

Yeah. I really want to keep sailing. I check every day. I think I will get another battery and do a rotation every week of so.

I estimate a 75 amp hour battery should keep the pump going for...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   07-17-2011
Replies: 10
Views: 2,038
Posted By chasb47
Hull leaks

I have an Alacrity 19. Been in a dock for about two weeks. It was taking on water and I installed a 500gph Rule pump. It keeps up but seems to be pumping more water at every cycle.

How much...
Forum: Learning to Sail   08-07-2010
Replies: 4
Views: 2,793
Posted By chasb47
Wow. Thanks for the response. My back has...

Wow. Thanks for the response.

My back has been acting up, so I will have some time to research the website.

I was debating with myself to remove the cb trunk cap. Was really hoping to wait...
Forum: Learning to Sail   08-07-2010
Replies: 4
Views: 2,793
Posted By chasb47
Buccaneer 18 centerboard ?

Hi all,

I searched the forums, but didn't find a thread for this problem.

I put my Buc 18 in the water yesterday for the first time. I thought the center board would just plop down. It...
Forum: Introduce Yourself   08-07-2010
Replies: 0
Views: 323
Posted By chasb47
Hello all from Cleveland, OH

Just got a Buccaneer 18. A friend is going to teach me how to sail. I am really excited.

Put it in the water yesterday evening to see if it would float. It does. Yay!!

It was too windy to...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   08-04-2010
Replies: 24
Views: 12,700
Posted By chasb47
Buc 18 owner

I know very little about sailing. I just bought a 1975 Buccaneer 18. Had to modify the mast step and do some baler repairs. I hope to get it out on the water (Lake Erie) by this week end.

The...
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