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Forum: Pacific Seacraft   06-02-2015
Replies: 9
Views: 825
Posted By NortenoSailor
Re: Tender for PS37/Crealock 37?

I have a 9' zodiac with a wooden floor. My 37' is rigged as a cutter with the staysail on a roller, therefore no room to store inflated dinghy on deck. I deflate, put it in its bag and store on...
Forum: Pacific Seacraft   04-14-2014
Replies: 9
Views: 1,125
Posted By NortenoSailor
Re: Displaced propeller shaft

Thanks to all who chimed in with their expertise and guidance. Boat is now repaired, however yard reduced clearance between prop and cutlass bearing by trimming a few inches off shaft. Yard later...
Forum: Pacific Seacraft   03-01-2014
Replies: 9
Views: 1,125
Posted By NortenoSailor
Thumbs up Displaced propeller shaft

Had my PS37 Summer Breeze hauled out last weekend after running over a crab trap while motoring in a heavy snowstorm. Fouled prop in line and was eventually freed by a diver who suggested that my...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   12-29-2013
Replies: 34
Views: 2,188
Posted By NortenoSailor
Re: Cold Weather Gear Recomendations

For me the hardest part is keeping hands and feet warm. I eventually found a good pair or Columbia waterproof gloves at a reasonable price, but boots were something else. After a lot of internet...
Forum: Pacific Seacraft   07-31-2013
Replies: 7
Views: 1,182
Posted By NortenoSailor
Re: Fuel Tank vent on 37

I have the same issue on my 37. Like others I try to listen carefully as I fill, but am not always successful in preventing leakage onto the starboard cockpit seats. I have simply become accustomed...
Forum: Pacific Seacraft   09-12-2012
Replies: 15
Views: 2,983
Posted By NortenoSailor
Re: PSC 37 How many have done away with staysail?

I love the flexibility of having the staysail ready to go if the wind is going to be above 20kts and find myself using it often, so much so that I am having the hanked on staysail converted to use a...
Forum: Maintenance/How-to Videos   05-21-2012
Replies: 13
Views: 4,939
Posted By NortenoSailor
Re: ATN MastClimber

Yes, bought one last season and used it to replace broken VHF antennae. Wasn't as fast as depicted in video, but I did manage to make my way up and down successfully.
Forum: Pacific Seacraft   02-27-2012
Replies: 10
Views: 2,063
Posted By NortenoSailor
I installed mine forward of the mast also. The...

I installed mine forward of the mast also. The only issue so far is that a lazy sheet may sometimes caught caught in the cradle
Forum: Pacific Seacraft   10-25-2011
Replies: 13
Views: 4,147
Posted By NortenoSailor
With a fairly narrow beam, they tend to heel...

With a fairly narrow beam, they tend to heel early. But I need all sail up and over 20 kts of wind to "bury the rail". With respect to comfort however, I agree with others who say it has a kindly...
Forum: Chartering   10-03-2011
Replies: 15
Views: 3,512
Posted By NortenoSailor
When I first chartered in the Caribbean, my...

When I first chartered in the Caribbean, my sailing resume was even skinnier than Equitas', but I was still allowed to charter (Sunsail)
Forum: SailNet FAQ   09-13-2011
Replies: 15
Views: 2,103
Posted By NortenoSailor
When single handing I am completely reliant on...

When single handing I am completely reliant on the above mentioned method of tying off a short line from mid ship cleat to cleat on dock after which I can take my time with the other lines. So I...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   08-22-2011
Replies: 29
Views: 4,243
Posted By NortenoSailor
I put cars on the mast of my 37' Pacific Seacraft...

I put cars on the mast of my 37' Pacific Seacraft mostly to help getting the main down, but did find that they also make raising it somewhat easier. When I bought my boat, the surveyor also...
Forum: Pacific Seacraft   02-15-2011
Replies: 13
Views: 3,145
Posted By NortenoSailor
I have a PS37 that I keep in Victoria and have...

I have a PS37 that I keep in Victoria and have had her for a little over a year. I bought the boat for its heavy wind characteristics without giving any consideration to light wind characteristics. ...
Forum: Introduce Yourself   02-13-2011
Replies: 3,429
Views: 920,878
Posted By NortenoSailor
Victoria BC

Victoria BC
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