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Search: Posts Made By: CLucas
Forum: Learning to Sail 1 Week Ago
Replies: 7
Views: 422
Posted By CLucas
Re: Sailing clubs in CT / Long Island Sound

You may be interested in a place like Sound Sailing Center in Norwalk. They have a fleet available for members' use, offer a lot of courses as well as several racing series. They have a number of...
Forum: Seamanship & Navigation 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 14
Views: 995
Posted By CLucas
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 22
Views: 1,185
Posted By CLucas
Re: Buying sails on line or from a local shop

There a re defintiely a few more potential failure points if you choose to order. online. First, ordering online will require that *you* provide accurate measurements. I ordered a main online year...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 58
Views: 3,205
Posted By CLucas
Re: My 128th good film - and the future of sailing journalism

Wow. This made my evening -- absolutely gorgeous. Thank you. Happy to support KTL.

Not much sailing going on here at the present:...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 17
Views: 1,110
Posted By CLucas
Re: Waxing the Hull

+1 for Starbrite Non-skid Deck Cleaner. I follow that with an application of Woody Wax. Woody Wax is a specially developed for non-skid surfaces. Need to follow directions, but the results are...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 32
Views: 1,931
Posted By CLucas
Re: Diamond in the rough?

Hull, trailer, "blue prints", "mast poles"... 30' of pure fun and adventure! :)
No reserve. Just 18 hours left.

...but not more than the neighbors.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 32
Views: 1,931
Posted By CLucas
Re: Diamond in the rough?

Splendid idea. Need crew? That's a long haul -- suggest we wait for a really big storm for a bigger push. If it doesn't work out, we can always call for a chopper.

Sadly, I'm sure at one point...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 32
Views: 1,931
Posted By CLucas
Re: Diamond in the rough?

I'd cut it up for $1750, but not a nickel less.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 32
Views: 1,931
Posted By CLucas
Diamond in the rough?

Feast yer eyes on this baby -- just stumbled across on Fleabay.
http://www.sailnet.com/forums/members/clucas-albums-inspiration-picture18369-screen-shot-2015-02-22-5-17-34-pm.png

Lots more...
Forum: Pearson 02-10-2015
Replies: 2
Views: 406
Posted By CLucas
Re: Pearson 30 prop?

The Martec guys are great. They will sell you the monel pin and cotters (I haven't been able to find them locally). I refurbished mine myself, but didn't have much hard growth. The risk of course...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 02-09-2015
Replies: 30
Views: 1,066
Posted By CLucas
Re: Does VHF need external antenna?

Yes, you definitely need and antenna. As others have stated, if you try to transmit with an antenna connected you might fry your radio. It will be best if it is an external antenna, but there are...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 02-08-2015
Replies: 42
Views: 2,001
Posted By CLucas
Re: Spreading ashes?

EPA regulations for the disposal of cremated remains requires that it take place a minimum of 3 nautical miles from land.

Definitely be sure to scatter from the leeward side of the boat and I...
Forum: P30 01-30-2015
Replies: 15
Views: 2,026
Posted By CLucas
Re: How many P-30's still on the water?

Here's Grey Goose, hull #995 (1977) located in Glen Cove, NY. Have owned her since 2007. Cruising and club racing in Western LIS.
...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 01-28-2015
Replies: 5
Views: 412
Posted By CLucas
Re: Cal 36 mast and boom

Check Massachusetts Marine Parts (http://www.massmarineparts.com) in Quincy, MA. I haven't dealt with them personally, but otheres here have and they appear to have a lot of gear on hand.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 01-16-2015
Replies: 13
Views: 900
Posted By CLucas
Re: whisker pole topping lift - to mast or cockpit?

Yup. Definitely at the mast -- can't see the advantage of having the pole topping lift back to the cockpit. Single-handed racing makes whisker pole handling something of an adventure. I worked out...
Forum: Chartering 01-15-2015
Replies: 129
Views: 6,545
Posted By CLucas
Re: Head dumps directly into sea?

Ouch.
Had an idea...






wait for it...
Forum: Chartering 01-15-2015
Replies: 129
Views: 6,545
Posted By CLucas
Re: Head dumps directly into sea?

...until you put them in the head.
Forum: Chartering 01-13-2015
Replies: 129
Views: 6,545
Posted By CLucas
Re: Head dumps directly into sea?

Several charter companies will also charge you an additional fee if you return their boat with anything other than an empty holding tank.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 01-07-2015
Replies: 93
Views: 3,452
Posted By CLucas
Re: Quick Advice: Donating a boat ride for charity

Feels like we made this about 100x more complicated than it ever needed to be. I've done this several times, but positioned as you donate $xxx to the church/school and you and a friend come out for...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 12-22-2014
Replies: 42
Views: 1,877
Posted By CLucas
Re: very small batches of resin???

Available other places, too, but these from Jamestown Distributors work great.

Epoxy Syringes (http://www.jamestowndistributors.com/userportal/show_product.do?pid=2096&familyName=Epoxy+Syringes)
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 12-16-2014
Replies: 136
Views: 10,766
Posted By CLucas
Re: Single-handed tips and tricks

Rule #1.
Rule #2 is something about pointy end up...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 12-16-2014
Replies: 136
Views: 10,766
Posted By CLucas
Re: Single-handed tips and tricks

I sail and race single-handed my P30 at least 50% of the time. Only lines led back to the cockpit are jibsheets, mainsheet/traveler, vang and furling line. I like the lack of clutter. Crew or no...
Forum: Pearson 10-06-2014
Replies: 3
Views: 467
Posted By CLucas
Re: Curtain slides for Pearson ?

Try Sailrite.
Sailrite - Fabric, Canvas, and Marine Supplies Since 1969 (http://www.sailrite.com)
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 09-21-2014
Replies: 102
Views: 11,290
Posted By CLucas
Re: Worst Sailboats Ever!

A Mac 25 is just a Mac 26 after a particularly bad docking... not unlike a Catalina 29 or a J23 ( a true one-design).
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 08-14-2014
Replies: 33
Views: 1,986
Posted By CLucas
Re: The Talk

Here's one way to start 'The Talk' and get everyone's attention...
http://i.imgur.com/6mJtFSV.gif

:)
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