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Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   09-11-2011
Replies: 15
Views: 10,054
Posted By anchorsaweigh
How would one attempt a sail change on a Nonsuch?...

How would one attempt a sail change on a Nonsuch?

Aside from that, I believe you are correct in your assessment with regard to the OP. I have owned/sailed my Nonsuch for many years and never ran...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   07-26-2011
Replies: 62
Views: 10,294
Posted By anchorsaweigh
Google a Nonsuch called Bianka. The owner...

Google a Nonsuch called Bianka. The owner converted his 30 Classic to electric. He has a blog as well as a picture gallery on PBase.

Cheers,

Bob
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   07-18-2011
Replies: 13
Views: 2,796
Posted By anchorsaweigh
I LOVE my Nonsuch! I've found no disadvantages to...

I LOVE my Nonsuch! I've found no disadvantages to this rig.
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   04-10-2011
Replies: 34
Views: 11,274
Posted By anchorsaweigh
This is the exact type of comment from an...

This is the exact type of comment from an uninformed source that puts people off of certain boats.

For goodness sake, if you have no experience then you are not qualified to make such a...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   10-16-2008
Replies: 16
Views: 3,287
Posted By anchorsaweigh
I've never seen an anti-siphon on a supply; only...

I've never seen an anti-siphon on a supply; only the discharge loop.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   10-14-2008
Replies: 54
Views: 5,502
Posted By anchorsaweigh
I do not drink until the day is done and then,...

I do not drink until the day is done and then, only one or two beers. My guests are welcome to drink but I monitor to ensure they don't become legless. After all, if, God forbid, something happens on...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   10-08-2008
Replies: 16
Views: 1,397
Posted By anchorsaweigh
However, if the marina was performing maintenance...

However, if the marina was performing maintenance or repairs on your boat at the time of bankruptcy then the creditor can padlock your boat until you settle up.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   09-30-2008
Replies: 42
Views: 4,194
Posted By anchorsaweigh
With over thirty years of mishap investigation...

With over thirty years of mishap investigation experience, I have learned that you do not speculate causes, you gather all of the facts, piece things together, and witness statements are not always...
Forum: Learning to Sail   09-29-2008
Replies: 10
Views: 1,787
Posted By anchorsaweigh
How would I heave to? :confused: Cheers, ...

How would I heave to? :confused:

Cheers,

Bob
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   09-29-2008
Replies: 42
Views: 4,194
Posted By anchorsaweigh
Never let an incomplete investigation and a...

Never let an incomplete investigation and a one-sided story get in the way of a good lynching.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   09-27-2008
Replies: 359
Views: 43,171
Posted By anchorsaweigh
Lazybones...after my favorite (but now...

Lazybones...after my favorite (but now closed...sniff) rib joint.

All my boats have been re-named Lazybones.

http://i47.photobucket.com/albums/f174/outhaul/Lazybones-01.jpg
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   09-23-2008
Replies: 9
Views: 2,557
Posted By anchorsaweigh
Mark, whatever you do...

...always remember my signature line.

Good luck!

Cheers,

Bob
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   09-23-2008
Replies: 9
Views: 2,557
Posted By anchorsaweigh
Run away. It doesn't take a surveyor to see oil...

Run away. It doesn't take a surveyor to see oil in the bilge as a potential problem and a punky deck as a disaster waiting to happen. A little moisture in the core is quite normal around deck...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   09-22-2008
Replies: 9
Views: 2,557
Posted By anchorsaweigh
Nope, not all Perkins are Volvos or vice-versa. I...

Nope, not all Perkins are Volvos or vice-versa. I believe that Volvo began using Perkins for their small Diesel inboards around 2002 but I'll have to get back with you on that.

Cheers,

Bob
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   09-22-2008
Replies: 9
Views: 2,557
Posted By anchorsaweigh
My Nonsuch 30 has a 2004 Volvo/Perkins MD2030....

My Nonsuch 30 has a 2004 Volvo/Perkins MD2030. I've had it for five seasons and 208 hours with no problems at all and not a drop of oil out of it.

Cheers,

Bob
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   09-22-2008
Replies: 26
Views: 14,633
Posted By anchorsaweigh
Call D&R Marine in Assonet, MA: D & R Marine...

Call D&R Marine in Assonet, MA: D & R Marine (http://www.drmarine.com)

508-644-3001

Talk to Rudy. Rudy buys all of Edson's closeouts and offers them at huge discounts. I know he has a hundred...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   09-17-2008
Replies: 36
Views: 5,338
Posted By anchorsaweigh
Spamdingers...Mmmmmm!

Spamdingers...Mmmmmm!
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   09-17-2008
Replies: 74
Views: 5,672
Posted By anchorsaweigh
Bottom line is that you could have the most...

Bottom line is that you could have the most sophisticated grounding/bonding system available. But, if the system isn't independent of the boat (that is, insulated FROM the boat as it is on a house),...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   09-16-2008
Replies: 18
Views: 8,589
Posted By anchorsaweigh
I was out in a Nor'Easter last August and my boat...

I was out in a Nor'Easter last August and my boat took it just fine. Some really high winds and some good gusts and everything held together except the sail. The sail was 13-years old and was in dire...
Forum: Sailboat Design and Construction   09-16-2008
Replies: 24
Views: 3,219
Posted By anchorsaweigh
Mine looks the same...as do all other saildrives...

Mine looks the same...as do all other saildrives I've seen. The one this one replaced was 24 years old and was still working at 100%. The only reason I changed it was because I repowered. I'm certain...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   09-16-2008
Replies: 9
Views: 931
Posted By anchorsaweigh
I agree with k1vsk...I've been in the asbestos...

I agree with k1vsk...I've been in the asbestos management field for 30 years and there is no way that ANYONE can tell if it is or is not asbestos without analysis.

resdog: Even vermiculite had...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   09-16-2008
Replies: 18
Views: 8,589
Posted By anchorsaweigh
There are a few up in the PNW, not many, and I...

There are a few up in the PNW, not many, and I think they are all 30's; I'll have to take a look in the registry.

They come in 5' and 3' 11" draft. The shallow draft doesn't point as well and you...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   09-16-2008
Replies: 18
Views: 8,589
Posted By anchorsaweigh
My point was that there ARE better choices. But...

My point was that there ARE better choices. But the Nonsuch is an extremely capable boat that does indeed sail easily.

Cheers,

Bob
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   09-16-2008
Replies: 18
Views: 8,589
Posted By anchorsaweigh
Not easy to sail? I beg to differ...

The lines for a Nonsuch:

1 Halyard
1 Sheet
2 First reef
2 Second reef
1 Choker
1 Topping lift

You have one sheet to tend. You may have to adjust the choker (outhaul for you...
Forum: Introduce Yourself   09-12-2008
Replies: 3,425
Views: 919,698
Posted By anchorsaweigh
East Greenwich, RI

East Greenwich, RI
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