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Forum: Pacific Seacraft   07-26-2015
Replies: 12
Views: 753
Posted By sachemgfp
Re: Pump for emptying cooler

West Marine has the 12 1/2 brass Jabsco Pump. Not stocked in store it has to be ordered. I ordered one yesterday, my old one lasted 18 years. The washer even after applying a liberal amount of grease...
Forum: Pacific Seacraft   01-27-2015
Replies: 13
Views: 1,889
Posted By sachemgfp
Re: Electric Windlass preferances

We have a PSC 37 and installed an IDEAL vertical windlass which has performed flawlessly since 2001. We are using the house bank as the 12 v source. The house bank is located starbard side forward....
Forum: Pacific Seacraft   06-09-2014
Replies: 3
Views: 927
Posted By sachemgfp
Re: Keel Join on a PSC 37

According to PSC 1999 this is Normal.I had the same problem and PSC recommended SILFLEX. Th e problem arises because the forward keel bolt isn't far enough forward to grab the keel and the result is...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   03-20-2014
Replies: 6
Views: 661
Posted By sachemgfp
Navigation Apps for IPAD 3 and Above

Having just purchased an IPAD 3 with no data plan, my intent is to use the ipad as a back up to my existing hard/soft copy charts. Looking at the various software programs for the ipad. Does anyone...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   03-09-2014
Replies: 8
Views: 565
Posted By sachemgfp
Re: Zincs on a Crealock 37

Try the electroguard web site look at the small teardrop zinc
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   11-27-2013
Replies: 2
Views: 668
Posted By sachemgfp
Re: Westerbeke Diesel Parts

Try Hansen Marine in Marblehead Mass. They have been very helpfull over the years.
Hansen Marine Marblehead MA (
Forum: Pacific Seacraft   04-15-2013
Replies: 13
Views: 2,487
Posted By sachemgfp
Re: Electric Windlass on PSC 34

I installed an IDEAL Windlass on our 37 back in 2001. Never had a problem. If I can find the pictures will post on the site. Never did pics before so this will be a learning experience. If you can...
Forum: Pacific Seacraft   03-09-2013
Replies: 8
Views: 1,163
Posted By sachemgfp
Re: PSC 37 Where do you store your dink fuel tank?

I was storing our fuel tank the same way until 3 years ago I bought a 3 gallon flat tank along with the hose and adapter at West Marine. The new tank fits nicely in the propane locker, lies flat. Yes...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   02-21-2013
Replies: 11
Views: 859
Posted By sachemgfp
Re: Proper Masking Tape

I have switch to 3m green tape. I have found that the blue leaves glue residue.

Also have used green Frog Tape on inside house painting and WAS REALLY IMPRESSED, no bleeding whatsoever.
Forum: Pacific Seacraft   10-30-2012
Replies: 7
Views: 1,141
Posted By sachemgfp
Re: Hurricane Sandy

Hope all is well the day after. Glad you got Niffy Nickers safe & sound. Awaiting news from Long Island Sound area.

George S/V SACHEM # 335
Forum: Pacific Seacraft   09-21-2012
Replies: 2
Views: 642
Posted By sachemgfp
Inner Tracks on 37

When do you use the inner tracks for the head sail and what size sail would be flying. I am assuming that they are not for the staysail.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   06-07-2012
Replies: 2
Views: 1,391
Posted By sachemgfp
Yanamar 4JHE Impeller Replacement

Does anyone have any suggestions on accessing the four bolts on the port side of the engine in order to replace the impeller short of removing the alternator?

Any suggestions would be appreciated....
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   05-09-2012
Replies: 82
Views: 8,075
Posted By sachemgfp
Re: Closing seacocks

When leaving the boat for more than a day we close ALL seacocks except the scupper and bilge pump drains. I agree the engine inlet could overcome the bilge pump very quickly.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   06-22-2011
Replies: 10
Views: 4,160
Posted By sachemgfp
I had the same problem with a 3 gang Lewmar...

I had the same problem with a 3 gang Lewmar Clutch, replaced the spring, sent the Clutch back to a Lewmar repair Center, see Lewmar's website. No parts were replaced reinstalled the Clutch this...
Forum: Pacific Seacraft   02-13-2011
Replies: 5
Views: 1,240
Posted By sachemgfp
PS 37 Mainsail

I have a used sail replaced the sail with a full batten main. Please PM me if interested.

s/v SACHEM # 335
Forum: Pacific Seacraft   12-18-2010
Replies: 16
Views: 3,516
Posted By sachemgfp
As a previous Cape Dory owner (31) we are also...

As a previous Cape Dory owner (31) we are also the happy owners of a PSC 37 I think you idea is terrific, as I go between this site & CDOSA site the info and helpful hints is very useful.

Forum: Pacific Seacraft   09-22-2010
Replies: 6
Views: 871
Posted By sachemgfp
Diesel Air Intake

Thanks Ted,

Now that you mention it I do recall the vent in the stbd coaming box.

Forum: Pacific Seacraft   09-21-2010
Replies: 6
Views: 871
Posted By sachemgfp
Diesel Air Intake

Remembering that air is a primary mixture for diesel operation, has anyone noticed that there is no ducting of air to the engine on the 37's? I have had no problems with engine performance just...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   09-30-2009
Replies: 1
Views: 1,123
Posted By sachemgfp
Greasing Seacocks

I have several Apollo seacocks that work fine but as haulout time is approaching does anyone have any suggestions on how to lubricate these seacocks and with what type of grease.

Thanks for the...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   09-16-2009
Replies: 21
Views: 2,685
Posted By sachemgfp
Another Thumbs up for Moeller

After many years of using the brass pump I bought the Moeller unit last fall. It works on cars & tractors also. No mess saves time.

Also a very nice video from Maine along with the Very Clean...
Forum: Pacific Seacraft   03-14-2009
Replies: 10
Views: 2,180
Posted By sachemgfp
Hello Ted, The Table that you presented is...

Hello Ted,

The Table that you presented is very nice. Could you please send me a copy of line ?

George PSC 37 # 335
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   10-16-2008
Replies: 9
Views: 962
Posted By sachemgfp
Are you at a dock with electricity? If your up...

Are you at a dock with electricity? If your up North and going to be hauled check the prop zincc or have a diver or self check them. Seems that you might be in an area with galvanic reaction. Had the...
Forum: Pacific Seacraft   09-13-2008
Replies: 8
Views: 4,068
Posted By sachemgfp
Smile Link Installation

Would be interested to see your link 2000 installation. If you have any pics you could sent to me.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   09-09-2008
Replies: 1
Views: 600
Posted By sachemgfp
Teak Eyebrow to Hull

In preparing for late summer activity does anyone have any suggestions for sealing the small open joints between a teak eyebrow and the hull. I plan to recoat the eyebrow. Previously water had gotten...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   05-08-2008
Replies: 0
Views: 887
Posted By sachemgfp
Apolo Seacock Maintenance

With the boat on the hard should I lubricate the seacocks? The Apolo Brand does have a drain plug which has never been removed and they are working properly. Any suggestions as to what lube one...
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