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Search: Posts Made By: bristol299bob
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 4 Days Ago
Replies: 10
Views: 620
Posted By JonEisberg
Re: Boom brake advice

My experience with a boom brake is limited to my Dutchman, have only looked at the Wichard. Aside from the dual preventer setup seen on most Valiants, i don't think I've ever delivered a boat...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 5 Days Ago
Replies: 10
Views: 620
Posted By SVTatia
Re: Boom brake advice

I also had the Walder but it worked well on the over 30K miles I used it.
I did not have a preventer, and never needed one, and had several accidental but controlled gybes.

Don't rig it to the...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 5 Days Ago
Replies: 10
Views: 620
Posted By Yorksailor
Re: Boom brake advice

I am a fan of boom brakes. I had a Dutchman on the main of a Corsair F31 and it allowed me to gybe the asymmetric single handed while ignoring the main, very valuable on a boat with a rotating mast! ...
Forum: Cruising Videos 1 Week Ago
Replies: 12
Views: 853
Posted By Christian Williams
Singlehanded LA to Kaua'i and Return--30 Minute Video

Twenty days out and 28 back on an Ericson 32-3.

https://vimeo.com/108545352
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 07-22-2014
Replies: 20
Views: 865
Posted By svHyLyte
Re: Head hose: How long does it take to permeate

Something we have found quite helpful in managing/eliminating unpleasant odors is activated charcoal. You can buy the stuff at Aquarium shops. I make up a couple of bags of the material annually...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 07-21-2014
Replies: 20
Views: 865
Posted By Don0190
Re: Head hose: How long does it take to permeate

New hose I feel definitely should have lasted a LOT more than months. Are you sure the odor isn't in the locker walls themselves? Have you cleaned them well and sprayed with PureArye etc?
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 07-21-2014
Replies: 20
Views: 865
Posted By pdqaltair
Re: Head hose: How long does it take to permeate

No, the Sealand hose could not have permeated that quickly. Testing suggests more than 5 years, but certainly at least 3-4.

I would suspect a very slow leak at a fitting. You could try wrapping...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 07-05-2014
Replies: 72
Views: 3,774
Posted By JonEisberg
Re: Arthur

I prefer to cross from Nantucket Sound, heading out thru Pollock Rip or Great Round Shoal Channel...



Thanks, I came thru OK, but it was a long night, and a bit more 'interesting' than I was...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 06-09-2014
Replies: 88
Icw
Views: 4,273
Posted By RichH
Re: Icw

One should also consider to make a sécurité call at the south end of Fields Cut where the ICW crosses the Savannah River. This 'intersection' is notorious for having most ALL of the water sucked out...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 06-09-2014
Replies: 88
Icw
Views: 4,273
Posted By CaptainForce
Re: Icw

There's much good advice above and I have little to add.

I will point out that there are two locations on the ICW where I consider it prudent to make a securitee call in order to inquire about...
Forum: Learning to Sail 05-04-2014
Replies: 16
Views: 1,322
Posted By MedSailor
Re: Proper winch technique?

Great question. It's not a matter of a more slippery jib sheet, as you want it to be as grippy as possible for both you and the winch.

Before you even get ready to start un-cleating or...
Forum: Learning to Sail 05-04-2014
Replies: 16
Views: 1,322
Posted By jackdale
Re: Proper winch technique?

I flake the sheets rather than coil. (Actually I flake rather than coil in almost all instances.) That seems to help avoiding jams.

As well single-handing - you can take the lazy sheet across...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 04-25-2014
Replies: 45
Views: 3,017
Posted By Tempest
Re: advice for first solo, overnight, offshore

Looks like Sunday's winds/seas are a bit of a mixed bag but Improving late in the day with a forecast shift to the SE. Then S . Monday into Tues looks ideal.

It looks like If you stay about 2...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 04-24-2014
Replies: 45
Views: 3,017
Posted By FirstCandC
Re: advice for first solo, overnight, offshore

I hope none of the exercises listed here will have any effect on your trip, but there is some info in the second post on this page:
Cruiser's Net » NORTH CAROLINA ? All Cruising News...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 04-24-2014
Replies: 45
Views: 3,017
Posted By justified
Re: advice for first solo, overnight, offshore

First off it sounds like a great trip and you are not that far off shore, looks like less than 12nm. that's a rum line from Masonboro to the beaufort racor 60nm. The fishing fleet can get busy just...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 04-24-2014
Replies: 45
Views: 3,017
Posted By jsaronson
Re: advice for first solo, overnight, offshore

Radar reflector, VHF fixed and handheld, inflatable lifejacket with harness, jacklines, PLB or EPIRB?
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 04-24-2014
Replies: 45
Views: 3,017
Posted By PBzeer
Re: advice for first solo, overnight, offshore

For info on possible Marine activity you could try calling one of the numbers here (http://www.lejeune.marines.mil/PublicAffairs.aspx). Or by checking with the Coast Guard.

Once you hit...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 04-23-2014
Replies: 45
Views: 3,017
Posted By JonEisberg
Re: advice for first solo, overnight, offshore

PBzeer is right, Masonboro is a piece of cake...

I'd only have one concern, if you're thinking of doing this anytime soon...

Usually right around this time of the year, the Navy and Marines...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 04-23-2014
Replies: 45
Views: 3,017
Posted By PBzeer
Re: advice for first solo, overnight, offshore

You can easily make Wrightsville in 2 days inside. I regularly make it in daylight outside. As a singlehander myself, I much prefer going outside over staying at the wheel all day inside. Especially...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 04-23-2014
Replies: 45
Views: 3,017
Posted By Tempest
Re: advice for first solo, overnight, offshore

Hi, I can't speak to Masonboro as I haven't been through there in years. I'm sure someone will chime in with up to date local knowledge. You can also check active captain.

I think you...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 04-23-2014
Replies: 45
Views: 3,017
Posted By MarkofSeaLife
Re: advice for first solo, overnight, offshore

I dont know about the specifics of those areas, but i can tell you a bit about solo sailing off shore at night.

You can do it in one big non sleeping stint.... But the chances are you will be too...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 02-27-2014
Replies: 11
Views: 887
Posted By christian.hess
Re: can your standing rigging be too big

to answer your title question yes

way too big and you mess with boat balance, windage and performance, weight aloft can be felt greatly on small boats...

do you have a pic of the 2 wires? side...
Forum: Vessels Lost, Missing, or in Danger 02-11-2014
Replies: 175
Views: 10,763
Posted By manatee
Re: Bounty captain Robin Walbridge's 'reckless decision' blamed for sinking

Not one of the board members trained on Eagle?

USCG Barque Eagle (http://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/USCGC_Eagle_(WIX-327))

<img width="352" height="237"...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 11-10-2013
Replies: 27
Views: 2,196
Posted By CanadianDave
twenty eight feet

the son of a friend of mine, found a old wooden boat restored her and decided to have an adventure.. here is his story

twentyeightfeet (http://www.twentyeightfeet.com/)

they created a 9 minute...
Forum: Seamanship & Navigation 05-21-2013
Replies: 39
Views: 5,117
Posted By Sailormon6
Re: Flaking the Main Sail

First, I hang all the sail ties around my neck. I ease the topping lift, to lower the boom enough so that I can reach it comfortably from the cockpit. Then I tighten the mainsheet, to limit the...
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