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Forum: Cal   02-01-2011
Replies: 57
Views: 12,639
Posted By bonito
Dear sailnova, There is no box around the keel...

Dear sailnova,
There is no box around the keel pivot on my boat. I do get water in but it is via the hole in the cockpit. It is just a bit enough to be annoying. I don't have the wooden piece around...
Forum: Cal   01-31-2011
Replies: 57
Views: 12,639
Posted By bonito
I have some picts here of my boat, I hope it may...

I have some picts here of my boat, I hope it may help:

MobileMe Gallery (http://gallery.me.com/bonito#100231&bgcolor=black&view=grid)
Forum: Cal   01-31-2011
Replies: 13
Views: 1,713
Posted By bonito
Talking I bought one (Cal 21 1974), little bit over one...

I bought one (Cal 21 1974), little bit over one year, and we love it!
Its a fast easy boat. Sails with about no wind and tacks nice. Only drawback is, there is no room on the inside to do anything...
Forum: Cal   01-20-2011
Replies: 5
Views: 901
Posted By bonito
Not just lighter. My issue is I keep bending my...

Not just lighter. My issue is I keep bending my turnbuckles raising the mast. The dedign was more for two pleople not one idiot like me who cant wait to get on the water quick enough. Lol
Forum: Cal   01-14-2011
Replies: 5
Views: 901
Posted By bonito
Cost is higher due to higher terminal cost. But...

Cost is higher due to higher terminal cost. But it would be better on a boat that has the mast raised and lowered alot.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   01-11-2011
Replies: 14
Views: 2,849
Posted By bonito
Standing rigging is what I need. But good to...

Standing rigging is what I need. But good to know. Thank you.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   01-11-2011
Replies: 14
Views: 2,849
Posted By bonito
Smile Look here, from what I have seen they have the...

Look here, from what I have seen they have the best prices:
I am going to have my rigging done by them unless I can find a cheaper place, LOL
:eek:



Rigging And Hardware - Rigging Only's...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   01-10-2011
Replies: 14
Views: 2,849
Posted By bonito
I am pondering now more with the idea to use the...

I am pondering now more with the idea to use the back stay only in synthetic and the rest in good old 1x19 SS standing rigging for the $$ sake (most likely I do all in wire rope again, since going...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   01-10-2011
Replies: 14
Views: 2,849
Posted By bonito
Yes standing, coffee hasn't gotten to my brain...

Yes standing, coffee hasn't gotten to my brain yet, LOL.

My main problem is how to connect the ends since I can't find any swages that works on rope. I could splice but then I would not be able to...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   01-10-2011
Replies: 14
Views: 2,849
Posted By bonito
Exclamation replacing standing rigging

I am thinking about replacing STANDING rigging with : "AmSteel-Blue Dyneema SK-78 Single Braid".
Any thoughts?
It has a breaking strength of 2500 lbs more than wire rope which is 2100.
Is this a...
Forum: Cal   01-10-2011
Replies: 5
Views: 901
Posted By bonito
Exclamation thinking about replacing standing rigging

I am thinking about replacing standing rigging with : "AmSteel-Blue Dyneema SK-78 Single Braid".
Any thoughts?
It has a breaking strength of 2500 lbs more than wire rope which is 2100.
Is this a...
Forum: Cal   12-19-2010
Replies: 61
Views: 12,807
Posted By bonito
Awesome thanks

Awesome thanks
Forum: Cal   12-02-2010
Replies: 36
Views: 9,660
Posted By bonito
My 2 cents: On my 1974 CAL 21, I had a 9.9...

My 2 cents:
On my 1974 CAL 21, I had a 9.9 Yamaha 4 stroke, was too much weight and too much power but good for long distance. Then I tried electric 34 lbs trust trolling motor, got for getting in...
Forum: Cal   09-06-2010
Replies: 0
Views: 1,077
Posted By bonito
Talking Cal 21 Glass bottom boat?

I am trying to make a Cal 21 Glass bottom boat. I do not like the keel plug idea! :mad:
So I thought with some trying and some plexi glass it may work. I will keep you posted.
:)

MobileMe...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   08-13-2010
Replies: 10
Views: 4,287
Posted By bonito
What is a string line? Sorry somewhat a newbie to...

What is a string line? Sorry somewhat a newbie to the sailing terms ;-)
I don't mind a long sailing trip, my motor is 40 years old. I rather keep it for emergencies to cross the shipping lane I have...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   08-13-2010
Replies: 10
Views: 4,287
Posted By bonito
Talking Taking a Cal 21 to Catalina Island?!

We are planing on taking our '74 Cal 21 to Catalina Island. We sail mostly from Dana Point, but I have noticed the wind most of the time is not that favorable. Would it be better to start from...
Forum: Cal   07-09-2010
Replies: 1
Views: 902
Posted By bonito
Smile one more

Sailing with Dolphins outside Dana Point, CA:)



YouTube - Sailing with Dolphins outside Dana Point, CA (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pMJGQEyzaaw)
Forum: Cal   07-08-2010
Replies: 1
Views: 902
Posted By bonito
Talking short video of our Cal 21

Here is a short video of our Cal 21 near Dana Point California.
Its still a project, but its getting closer and closer, and you got to have to enjoy your boat too right?
We still don't have a keel...
Forum: Cal   05-06-2010
Replies: 3
Views: 1,133
Posted By bonito
I couldn't find mine either, but i think its on...

I couldn't find mine either, but i think its on the registration papers, I have to take a look.
Have you had yours yet in the water?
I have done some major re-modeling on mine and got a lot of help...
Forum: Cal   03-16-2010
Replies: 3
Views: 982
Posted By bonito
Smile Thanks that was I was thinking too. I used to...

Thanks that was I was thinking too.
I used to have a Yamaha 9.9, 4 stroke, but that was way too much. I am using a 34 lbs trust electric, which for most part works fine, but when I have head wind...
Forum: Cal   03-16-2010
Replies: 1
Views: 1,166
Posted By bonito
Welcome, I got my Cal 21 not even a year ago and...

Welcome, I got my Cal 21 not even a year ago and I love that little sucker!

Post some picts when you have a chance.
Forum: Cal   03-15-2010
Replies: 3
Views: 982
Posted By bonito
Exclamation outboard on a Cal 21

I just sold my 9.9 Yamaha long shaft on my Cal 21, now I am looking for a replacement. What is the smallest HP I could get away with?
I have been looking at 2.5, 4-strokes.
Any suggestions?
...
Forum: Cal   03-15-2010
Replies: 2
Views: 603
Posted By bonito
Exclamation You coming this way next year? :eek:

You coming this way next year?
:eek:
Forum: Cal   03-15-2010
Replies: 2
Views: 603
Posted By bonito
Exclamation Tue Mar 14, anyone at Dana Point?

My family and I planing to go sailing on March 14 at Dana Point souther California, in our Cal 21.
Anyone interested in taking their boat too?
Just a few hours in the water....

;-)
Forum: Cal   12-28-2009
Replies: 36
Views: 9,660
Posted By bonito
If I can put in my 2 cents: I would go with a...

If I can put in my 2 cents:
I would go with a 2.5 HP (get 4 stroke for easy maintenance), all you need if you just planing in using in getting it in and out of the harbor. But if you plan to go...
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