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Forum: Gear & Maintenance   08-20-2009
Replies: 1
Views: 1,153
Posted By Leland
Replacement hatch

I need to replace the forward hatch on my Oday 23. I was towing it down the road the other day and through some freak circumstance the forward hatch unlatched, the wind cought it and then ripped it...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   07-26-2009
Replies: 142
Views: 13,719
Posted By Leland
I Miss The Ocean.....Iraq sucks

23' oday pop top. I was 19 but that was only two years ago. I miss sailing and the ocean. Iraq sucks.:mad: I plan on doing a full refit when I get back!:)
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   01-25-2009
Replies: 7
Views: 1,150
Posted By Leland
thanks wandering star. in order to get the boat...

thanks wandering star. in order to get the boat further forward I need to winch it. in order to winch it I need a winch that can handle the capacity of my vessel which my current one is incapable...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   01-23-2009
Replies: 7
Views: 1,150
Posted By Leland
trailer winch

I need a new winch on my trailer. The one I have right now should have been decommissioned years ago. Looking for a good hand crank winch. I want to know what load capacity I need to winch up an...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   10-02-2008
Replies: 12
Views: 2,336
Posted By Leland
thanks everyone I think I am going to go with the...

thanks everyone I think I am going to go with the plastimo compass. thank you everyone for your suggestions. It was very helpful, except for lharmon, you are useless
Forum: Seamanship & Navigation   10-02-2008
Replies: 110
Views: 10,556
Posted By Leland
yeah I just read that the BFS post. It...

yeah I just read that the BFS post. It definitely was that!
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   10-02-2008
Replies: 12
Views: 2,336
Posted By Leland
how does that work? do you have to cut a huge...

how does that work? do you have to cut a huge hole in the bulkhead?
Forum: Seamanship & Navigation   10-01-2008
Replies: 110
Views: 10,556
Posted By Leland
I was out last fall in 8-10 foot seas with 20-25...

I was out last fall in 8-10 foot seas with 20-25 knot winds, gusts to 30 in my oday 23. It was probably my fourth time out and it was one of the most exciting things I have ever done. won't do it...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   10-01-2008
Replies: 12
Views: 2,336
Posted By Leland
Looking for a new compass

my compass is old, has no light which would have really been nice the other night...and nothing to tell me the degree of heeling I am at. I am looking for a new one that has a light, tells me how...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   06-05-2008
Replies: 40
Views: 2,402
Posted By Leland
jealousy

I will be at camp pendleton.:( hoping to get out on monday or tuesday. There has been a gale warning this past week so that shot my plans down. I haven't been out in a few months due to work on...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   06-02-2008
Replies: 9
Views: 1,221
Posted By Leland
I do like the design and layout of the tartan. I...

I do like the design and layout of the tartan. I have just heard bad things about the cored hulls. I guess that can be a real problem.
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   06-02-2008
Replies: 9
Views: 1,221
Posted By Leland
I am not completely opposed to new styles. for...

I am not completely opposed to new styles. for some reason I just don't like the look of fluch decks and solid port holes. I love that angled bow and bow sprits though but I realize that I will...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   06-01-2008
Replies: 9
Views: 1,221
Posted By Leland
I am not completely opposed to new styles. for...

I am not completely opposed to new styles. for some reason I just don't like the look of fluch decks and solid port holes. I love that angled bow and bow sprits though but I realize that I will...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   06-01-2008
Replies: 9
Views: 1,221
Posted By Leland
Talking Help me find my future boat!

I am looking for a boat to buy a few years down the road. I figured why not get all you knowledgeable people to help. I plan on doing some extensive cruising once I get the chance and I am trying...
Forum: Crew Wanted/Available   05-30-2008
Replies: 1
  Racing?
Views: 598
Posted By Leland
Racing?

I am looking for anyone who needs crew to race in california. I want to gain experience and sounds like this is a good way to do it. I live on the Central Coast and I am able to drive North or...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   05-30-2008
Replies: 53
Views: 3,886
Posted By Leland
Blah!

Oh I'll bite you all right. Thanks for that level of maturity. ;) anyways....anyone in california want to go sailing?:D
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   05-29-2008
Replies: 53
Views: 3,886
Posted By Leland
Thumbs down so first of all...This guy is awesome and I wish...

so first of all...This guy is awesome and I wish I was the one who was doing it. second of all....I thought I should let you guys know that I have lost a lot of respect for all of you. You don't...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   05-27-2008
Replies: 34
Views: 9,508
Posted By Leland
hey denby... Are those your halyards that seem to...

hey denby... Are those your halyards that seem to be sitting up the spreaders just out of arms reach?
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   05-27-2008
Replies: 34
Views: 9,508
Posted By Leland
haha I was just reading another thread that was...

haha I was just reading another thread that was talking about something like that. I might need to learn how to utilize that. How does that work? Do you just run it through the reefing point and...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   05-27-2008
Replies: 34
Views: 9,508
Posted By Leland
not the topping lift. another thing is there are...

not the topping lift. another thing is there are two blocks on the side of the boom with a line running the length of them. I haven't figured out what this is used for either. Oh the joys of...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   05-27-2008
Replies: 34
Views: 9,508
Posted By Leland
The main sheet runs from the backstay to the boom...

The main sheet runs from the backstay to the boom like this...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   05-27-2008
Replies: 34
Views: 9,508
Posted By Leland
too many things confusing me.

I have two on my boom and can't figure out what the previous owner used them for. I am going to use the forward one to attach the boom vang but just not sure what the one is doing there all the way...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   05-27-2008
Replies: 34
Views: 9,508
Posted By Leland
what is a boom bail?

What is a boom bail and how is it utilized? Thanks.
Forum: Learning to Sail   05-26-2008
Replies: 29
Views: 3,143
Posted By Leland
Thumbs up Buy This Book

I recommend the Annapolis Book of Seamanship as #1 for beginning sailors. I read a book to help me get sailing and was doing alright. once I read this book I realized all the things I was doing...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   05-26-2008
Replies: 13
  Mildew
Views: 1,318
Posted By Leland
I had this problem in my boat. I couldn't stand...

I had this problem in my boat. I couldn't stand the smell of it because of the mildew. I poured bleach into the bilge and let it sit for like a week then I pumped out the water. it smells like...
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