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Search: Posts Made By: Daydreamer22
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 23 Hours Ago
Replies: 22
Views: 1,128
Posted By Daydreamer22
Re: $854,400 in Fuel Spill Liability?

While at the boat show last week I got a quote from Boat US. It included the coverage for "fuel and other spill liability...854,400"

I suppose the "and other" would include holding tank / waste...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 42
Views: 1,759
Posted By Daydreamer22
Re: Do you play music whilst sailing?

Usually not while sailing. I hate it when my guitar gets caught in the mainsheet during a jybe. :eek:

At anchor it is nice. :)
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 02-22-2014
Replies: 50
Views: 2,248
Posted By Daydreamer22
Re: Are sailing schools worth it?

I would have to say yes.

Sure you could buy a boat for 2 grand and get a buddy to show you how to sail it. I did.

Then, I got the bug and wanted to do more, learn more, get a bigger boat, and...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 10-29-2013
Replies: 59
Views: 4,848
Posted By Daydreamer22
Re: Trailer sailer

I own an Oday 22 and enjoy it very much. Has a small cabin with a hand sink and a coleman stove. A door on the bulkhead to the v-berth and porta-potty.
V-berth is cramped for two adults, but so was...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 10-27-2013
Replies: 23
Views: 994
Posted By Daydreamer22
Re: welding and welder options

Check out the Ready Welder. I use one on my service truck. It's a 24v DC Mig spool gun. Power is from two deep cycle batteries, or three for more heat. Uses shielded wire or plain wire with a co2...
Forum: Learning to Sail 09-11-2013
Replies: 23
Views: 1,966
Posted By Daydreamer22
Re: DDW and bailing out

I agree with what has been said regarding the Captain's responsibility, communication and not drinking while sailing.

I am posting to add a little technique for future reference. Sailing WW you...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 03-04-2013
Replies: 12
Views: 722
Posted By Daydreamer22
Re: painting

Last year I painted the bottom of my Oday 22 on the trailer.

I sanded most of the bottom with the boat just sitting on the trailer.

I painted one side at a time by jacking the trailer one...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 10-22-2012
Replies: 22
Views: 1,651
Posted By Daydreamer22
Re: How does a boat sink in 15 minutes?

Back in the 90s I had a 19 foot jet boat with through transom exhaust. A short section of rubber hose connected the exhaust manifolds to the transom fittings and had rotted from the inside.
...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 09-09-2012
Replies: 16
Views: 1,699
Posted By Daydreamer22
Re: Rookie on a San Juan 21

If you have an opportunity to go out for a day or even an afternoon with someone experienced in sailing would be the best way to gain much needed knowledge.

That is what I did when I got my Oday...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 09-07-2012
Replies: 11
Views: 793
Posted By Daydreamer22
Re: I'm finally doing it

Congratulations and good for you !!!
Fair Winds
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 09-03-2012
Replies: 1
Views: 211
Posted By Daydreamer22
Re: Poll-Lake Sailors

This summer we have had pretty consistently good afternoons this summer with a 6-12kt breeze, though an occasional day with nothing. Unfortunately we haven't been able to enjoy all of those days,...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 06-20-2012
Replies: 8
Views: 1,372
Posted By Daydreamer22
Re: Opinions on ODay's?

I really like my Oday 22.
Mine is a '75 and has a 600lb shoal keel.
It trailers nice and is easy to set up and launch.
Sails good, seems tender at first then hardens up. Easy to singlehand.
Got...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 04-27-2012
Replies: 3
Views: 1,655
Posted By Daydreamer22
Re: Swim Platform for MacGregor 26'

Check out ebay.
I've been considering changing my ladder too.
I found a ladder / platform combo that is sized for one person to sit or stand on, made with teak or star board.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 04-13-2012
Replies: 85
Views: 4,658
Posted By Daydreamer22
Re: Coffee Maker

I have to agree with CaptainWabamun , I have been using a Jet boil for several years now. Using the grinder at the grocery store I use the coarse setting and get less sediment.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 03-10-2012
Replies: 18
Views: 1,549
Posted By Daydreamer22
Re: "Careening" sailboat while floating ?

Careening was done on square rigged wooden boats by removing all the river rock ballast and stores from within, then the crew of 30 to 50 men would haul the boat on the beach and tip it on one side...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 03-06-2012
Replies: 22
Views: 2,031
Posted By Daydreamer22
Re: difficulty raising mainsail the last few feet

Try clipping a free line by itself to the halyard and raising that with a little tension on the line to determine if the halyard is running properly.

Next step would be to add a spare slide / slug...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 03-01-2012
Replies: 29
Views: 2,488
Posted By Daydreamer22
Sailing Related Movies

Crosswinds, 1951,with John Payne and Rhonda Fleming

Wake of the Red Witch, 1949, with John Wayne

Just a couple oldies I've found. Not so much "about" sailing as a story with a boat in it.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 02-22-2012
Replies: 34
Views: 2,196
Posted By Daydreamer22
Cali Delta SF Bay

Thanks JodyM for questions and everyone for your answers and insight.

Being a trailer/ lake sailor for the last few years I have been developing interest in sailing the SF Bay area.

Signed up...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 12-15-2011
Replies: 11
Views: 8,268
Posted By Daydreamer22
Mast Stepping

I watched several videos on you tube and developed my own system. I use a crutch with a roller at the stern to move the mast into position to pin to the base. My wife pulls the forestay while I lift...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 10-19-2011
Replies: 45
Views: 6,100
Posted By Daydreamer22
Also, if you increase rig size it will also...

Also, if you increase rig size it will also increase rig weight. Wouldn't that make the boat more tender, as in wanting to heel more?
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 08-30-2011
Replies: 30
Views: 3,384
Posted By Daydreamer22
Our 22 is on a lake and even though it is only 25...

Our 22 is on a lake and even though it is only 25 miles from home, it feel like a million miles away! I like to anchor out. Every time we overnight it is a different experience from mild temps and a...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 08-12-2011
Replies: 50
Views: 4,833
Posted By Daydreamer22
Awesome job CC, I've been watching her come...

Awesome job CC, I've been watching her come together for a while. Gorgeous!
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 01-20-2010
Replies: 9
Views: 2,353
Posted By Daydreamer22
Mast Stepping

I have a Oday 22 with a tabernacle consisting of two plates, one on deck and one on mast base, that mate with a pin.
I step the mast by myself. I use an adjustable mast crutch with a roller that...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 12-30-2009
Replies: 32
Views: 11,039
Posted By Daydreamer22
Paint my main sail

DON'T paint it. Your sail is constantly in motion, stretching, flexing, folding, and ANY paint will crack. Got any old tee shirts? How long does it take before they look like crap? Use the vinyl or...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 12-18-2009
Replies: 10
Views: 1,470
Posted By Daydreamer22
Swageless

Check out Unicorn Stainless. They have advertised here. No I don't work for them. I am upgrading my Oday 22, and since the nearest rigger is 2 hours away, this is most cost effective. The fittings...
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