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Search: Posts Made By: Perithead
Forum: Introduce Yourself 01-27-2013
Replies: 4
Views: 871
Posted By Perithead
Re: 21' Santana or 21' Venture Macgregor?

For daysailing the 21' should be fine for you and your family. For overnighters it would certainly be possible but not the most comfortable. If you pick good weather, the cockpit can be used to...
Forum: Introduce Yourself 01-09-2013
Replies: 3
Views: 303
Posted By Perithead
Re: Greetings from Louisiana

Welcome splastico!

Flying Scots are nice little boats, a great boat to learn on. Lots of great info here at Sailnet for sure.

If your interested, there is a cruise coming up in June, the...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 01-04-2013
Replies: 26
Views: 10,145
Posted By Perithead
Re: Looking For Very Tiny Pocket Cruiser - help?

Montgomery 17! I singlehanded mine through the Florida Keys this past year.

It's a 1600lbs tank of a trailerable sailboat. I'm in Alabama and I Drove to Miami for mine,
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 12-17-2012
Replies: 25
Views: 2,185
Posted By Perithead
Re: Best Beginners sailing grounds?

I don't think I would suggest the Keys for beginner sailing. Especially if you are singlehanding. I just went on a singlehanding down there this past year and it was fun but it was pretty darn...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 12-13-2012
Replies: 25
Views: 2,243
Posted By Perithead
Re: Rocna Review

I love my Rocna on my little 17' trailer sailor! I have the 13lb'er with 30' of 3/8" chain.

On my week long trip though the lower Keys I stayed on the hook every night except one. I think the...
Forum: Cruising Videos 07-28-2012
Replies: 2
Views: 1,296
Posted By Perithead
Arrow Florida Keys Solo in 17'

Here are a couple videos of my solo cruise around the southern Keys. I had a great time and learned some of the pros and cons of solo cruising.

Overall it was a fabulous learning experience and...
Forum: Introduce Yourself 07-24-2012
Replies: 3
Views: 293
Posted By Perithead
Re: Hello from Santa Cruz, CA

Welcome to Sailnet Jui......!

I hope you find this place useful!

Fair Winds,

Trip a.k.a SailingandSuch
Forum: Cruising Videos 05-01-2012
Replies: 3
Views: 1,817
Posted By Perithead
Overnighter to Crooked Island in Florida!

Took my Montgomery 17 to Crooked Island/ St. Andrews Sound in Florida this past weekend and made a video out of it. Have a look!

Small Boat Sailing to Crooked Island - YouTube
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 04-20-2012
Replies: 10
Views: 901
Posted By Perithead
I have the 2011 model and I can't find out how to...

I have the 2011 model and I can't find out how to lock mine! Maybe you will find a solution.....
Forum: Introduce Yourself 04-16-2012
Replies: 2
Views: 877
Posted By Perithead
Re: Just Inherited Precision 23

I don't have any recommendations, but I'd like to say welcome to the forum! Great people here willing to help.

Sorry about your father, but congrats on inheritting a great boat. I was looking...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 04-12-2012
Replies: 1
Views: 385
Posted By Perithead
Arrow Rocna Storage Dilemma Solved M17 - Video

I had trouble finding a good place to store my anchor while cruising on little sailboat so I ended up building this box to go under the cockpit in the cabin.

I knew that I wanted to deploy the...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 02-28-2012
Replies: 22
Views: 3,274
Posted By Perithead
Don't forget about Montgomery's! They are...

Don't forget about Montgomery's!

They are very strong and stout little boats. Harder to find though since their owners tend to never want to give them up, but there are reasons for that. I...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 02-17-2012
Replies: 6
Views: 1,418
Posted By Perithead
After taking into the consideration all of the...

After taking into the consideration all of the above comments I have another solution.

Why don't I just cut the wood toerail so that the chock can be right at the edge of the deck?

Here are...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 02-17-2012
Replies: 6
Views: 1,418
Posted By Perithead
Wouldn't the rope then chafe on the metal plate?

Wouldn't the rope then chafe on the metal plate?
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 02-17-2012
Replies: 6
Views: 1,418
Posted By Perithead
Thanks for the replies! Ok, so the...

Thanks for the replies!

Ok, so the placement in the first photo is what I will go with.

I think they are as close to the edge as I can get them without cutting something like the wood or the...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 02-17-2012
Replies: 6
Views: 1,418
Posted By Perithead
Question M17 Bow Chock Placement?

I purchased a pair of bow chocks for my Montgomery 17 and yesterday I found a video that showed the bow chocks in a different place than what I had in mind. I thought I would ask which arrangement...
Forum: Introduce Yourself 02-16-2012
Replies: 3
Views: 407
Posted By Perithead
Congrats from a fellow Monty owner! I have the...

Congrats from a fellow Monty owner! I have the 17. They are FABULOUS little boats! I wish you the best of times with your new friend!
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 02-08-2012
Replies: 2
Views: 290
Posted By Perithead
Welcome to Sailnet Victor! You picked a great...

Welcome to Sailnet Victor! You picked a great place to come to for help!

I used to own a SC 22 but I no longer do. I don't really have many photos of it, at least not any that would be of great...
Forum: Boat Reviews 02-06-2012
Replies: 20
Views: 3,542
Posted By Perithead
Awsome job with the insurance. I have been...

Awsome job with the insurance. I have been thinking about getting some on my little 17'. I figure I could get a good bit more than I paid for her, it would probably help me sleep better at night...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 01-28-2012
Replies: 8
Views: 1,166
Posted By Perithead
Excellent! Exactly what I wanted to hear. ...

Excellent! Exactly what I wanted to hear.

Thank you all!
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 01-28-2012
Replies: 8
Views: 1,166
Posted By Perithead
Question 5/16" Line to Small for Halyard?

I am looking to run my main halyard back to the cockpit on my Montgomery 17. I have few blocks that I would like to use that accommodate up to a 5/16" line. Does this line have enough strength to...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 01-25-2012
Replies: 42
Views: 3,473
Posted By Perithead
Good deal Jack! Are their any major repairs that...

Good deal Jack! Are their any major repairs that need to be done?

Have you considered making that blog?
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 01-25-2012
Replies: 7
Views: 727
Posted By Perithead
Cool Harness Attachment Backing? Is This Enough?

I purchased a attachment point to hook my tether to while I am in the cockpit. I plan to mount it just below the companionway in the cockpit so that I will be able to move about the entire cockpit...
Forum: Introduce Yourself 01-24-2012
Replies: 3
Views: 283
Posted By Perithead
Congrats on the "new" boat! I would...

Congrats on the "new" boat!

I would suggest starting a blog also to document your progress. I have a few of them and they are super easy to start and keep up. I like using Google's Blogger...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 01-24-2012
Replies: 4
Views: 881
Posted By Perithead
Good job, I'm sure it was quite the hurdle. ...

Good job, I'm sure it was quite the hurdle.

Have some more fun getting that swing keel out. I was in a similar situation not so long ago. I couldn't get the keel down so I ended up drilling a...
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