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Forum: Gear & Maintenance   03-07-2012
Replies: 3
Views: 683
Posted By Loualfr
boom end fitting

I'm looking for a new boom end fitting for my 1986 Cal 22. I need the steel part that fits into the boom which I use to hook the topping lift to. Anyone know where I can get used or new parts for Z...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   08-02-2009
Replies: 6
Views: 745
Posted By Loualfr
thanks

fortunately we don't have a head, only daysail the boat. thanks for the ideas. thought about tasting it after we got home, will have to check it out later in week. ;)
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   08-01-2009
Replies: 6
Views: 745
Posted By Loualfr
water in bilge of small boat

Today after sailing I noticed about 2 inches of water in the bilge of our 22 foot sailiboat. Never saw water in there before. Keel bolts are there and its always dry. We don't use a sink or head...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   07-19-2009
Replies: 6
  glue
Views: 562
Posted By Loualfr
its a strip of teak trip that appear to have been...

its a strip of teak trip that appear to have been both glued and shallowly(a word?) screwed into the side of the cabin on the outside. I suppose a marine epoxy will work.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   07-15-2009
Replies: 6
  glue
Views: 562
Posted By Loualfr
glue

any suggestions on the best adhesive to glue some wood trim to gelcoat on the deck of the boat?
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   03-09-2009
Replies: 4
Views: 557
Posted By Loualfr
thanks. we sail in New Jersey coastal waters. ...

thanks. we sail in New Jersey coastal waters. actually since we have pretty small kids, we've been only daysailing on a fairly sheltered river so the rig does not take much abuse. It is salt water...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   03-08-2009
Replies: 4
Views: 557
Posted By Loualfr
rig tuning?

I'm coming up on 8 years since I bought my 22 boat and stepped the mast. since that time the rig has been tuned once by my yard. We sail it pretty lightly but I'm not sure if there's any value in...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   03-04-2009
Replies: 12
Views: 3,159
Posted By Loualfr
winch maintenance

I have a 1986 Cal 22 and the winches are working but a little slow. I suspect they need some maintenance but I'm not all that handy and am not too confident in taking them apart to grease them. ...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   02-27-2009
Replies: 10
Views: 1,207
Posted By Loualfr
thanks for all input!!

thanks for all input!!
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   02-26-2009
Replies: 10
Views: 1,207
Posted By Loualfr
any recommendations on how to get the old wax...

any recommendations on how to get the old wax coat off?
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   02-25-2009
Replies: 10
Views: 1,207
Posted By Loualfr
waxing hull recommendations?

every year I do a so-so job waxing the hull of my Cal 22. I do it manually with Star Brite and there is always alot of streaking, never goes away. Any suggestions on how to do this better? Orbital...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   09-17-2008
Replies: 2
Views: 504
Posted By Loualfr
fuel line question

I'm wondering if I'm the only one who has a few drops of gas that drip out of my fuel line when I remove it from the outboard at the end of the day. Does anyone know a way to avoid this from...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   07-02-2008
Replies: 4
  tipping
Views: 680
Posted By Loualfr
tipping

no, not broaching! this is kind of a silly question but it gets me every time we go out to the marina on a weekday. On the weekends we take a launch out to our mooring and they have a few young...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   06-25-2008
Replies: 3
Views: 900
Posted By Loualfr
jib issues

I had a really hard time hoisting my furled jib on the headstay last year and even harder time getting it down. this year I can't get it more than halfway up the forestay, I'm planning on putting...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   03-07-2008
Replies: 8
Views: 2,191
Posted By Loualfr
Pearson 303

anyone know much about mid 80's Pearson 303's? There has been one for sale in Jersey for over a year, looks nice on the web and the price seems reasonable tho I have not seen it physically.
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   02-01-2008
Replies: 31
Views: 3,887
Posted By Loualfr
thanks for all input, I will be looking around...

thanks for all input, I will be looking around for catalina/Tartan(if I can afford one!), pearson
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   01-31-2008
Replies: 31
Views: 3,887
Posted By Loualfr
thanks for all the replies, was what I was...

thanks for all the replies, was what I was thinking overall. my kids are 3 year old twins, dtr is much more adventurous than my son right now. I really want to get them used to the boat and water. ...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   01-30-2008
Replies: 31
Views: 3,887
Posted By Loualfr
?bigger boat

I'm wondering if anyone has any input on my dilemma. We have a Cal 22, nice daysailer but really not big enough for me, my wife and two small children to spend a day cruising on or overnite. We're...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   10-04-2007
Replies: 9
Views: 1,059
Posted By Loualfr
barnacles

anyone have any suggestions on how to keep the barnacles from growing on my boat just above the waterline. this happens every year and I'm always scraping them off. :D
Forum: Seamanship & Navigation   09-24-2007
Replies: 37
Views: 9,144
Posted By Loualfr
thanks all, didn't know I'd spark such a...

thanks all, didn't know I'd spark such a discussion. I'll give it a try in a light breeze on my cal, which does have running backstays, though I don't play around with them much.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   09-23-2007
Replies: 9
Views: 978
Posted By Loualfr
battery life

anyone know what the average battery life is for a small 12 volt marine battery. I've had it for 6 years and I think its lose its ability to charge from the engine.
Forum: Seamanship & Navigation   09-23-2007
Replies: 37
Views: 9,144
Posted By Loualfr
sailing with only jib

Is it safe to sail with just the headsail on a fractional sloop? I've never done it and only see masthead rigs doing it for the mostpart. any help on this would be appreciated it!
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   09-19-2007
Replies: 3
Views: 1,192
Posted By Loualfr
furlex furler

I have a 2 year old furlex furler for my headsail on my cal 22. in the past year its been quite difficult to unfurl and furl. I lubricate it once a year as was advised by the sail loft who...
Forum: herSailNet   08-31-2007
Replies: 20
  heeling
Views: 3,838
Posted By Loualfr
thanks all, I will work on it with her. we're...

thanks all, I will work on it with her. we're pretty mellow sailors for the most part, fair weather and short daysails for now, so hopefully she'll ease into it!!:rolleyes:
Forum: herSailNet   08-30-2007
Replies: 20
  heeling
Views: 3,838
Posted By Loualfr
heeling

ok, thought I'd see if I can get a woman's perspective on this from other woman sailors. We sail somewhat less than I'd like, mainly b/c we have two 2 year olds and our boat isn't all that big and...
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