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Search: Posts Made By: faithab
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 01-21-2007
Replies: 23
Views: 2,067
Posted By faithab
Thanks for all the good ideas guys. A simple...

Thanks for all the good ideas guys. A simple sign might be good AND some crocs lined up AND a piece of carpet and/or rag to wipe shoes on, etc., etc. One would think that would get the message...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 01-20-2007
Replies: 23
Views: 2,067
Posted By faithab
guests dirty shoes trashing non skid

Our new boat has non skid that just WILL NOT give up dirt. When friends walk a few blocks and across the parking lot to get to our dock they invariably have dirt and/or grease on the bottom of their...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 12-07-2006
Replies: 6
Views: 599
Posted By faithab
Thank you for the advice. We'll just bite the...

Thank you for the advice. We'll just bite the bullet and register. Some seem to think since we've owned the boat out of state for almost 10 months we won't have to pay taxes. Others think we will....
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 12-04-2006
Replies: 6
Views: 599
Posted By faithab
? Just moved boat from RI to FL. Shud we register?

We've had a 40' boat in Clearwater for 10 years. Last year, in Dec. we sold it and bought a boat in RI that was the same size and gave it the same name. We got our re-registration material for the...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 11-11-2006
Replies: 13
Views: 1,653
Posted By faithab
Thank you all for your good comments. Much food...

Thank you all for your good comments. Much food for thought. Faith
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 11-11-2006
Replies: 13
Views: 1,653
Posted By faithab
Thank you all for your good comments. Much food...

Thank you all for your good comments. Much food for thought. Faith
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 11-09-2006
Replies: 13
Views: 1,653
Posted By faithab
Thank you all for your good posts. We are...

Thank you all for your good posts. We are continuing to look at various carriers but the BoatsUS reputation is good. We did not know about their paying a captain to move it and to have a marina haul...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 11-07-2006
Replies: 13
Views: 1,653
Posted By faithab
hurrican protection: which is safer? in the water or on the hard?

We've brought a boat to FL and had the horrible occasion of having our insurer tell us they will not insure our boat here. We've found a couple of insurers that will cover her but with a high...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 10-02-2006
Replies: 6
Views: 750
Posted By faithab
Thanks, guys, that's just the info I needed. Faith

Thanks, guys, that's just the info I needed. Faith
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 09-23-2006
Replies: 6
Views: 750
Posted By faithab
So, do you have a favorite supplier, website for...

So, do you have a favorite supplier, website for the purchase of a whisker pole?
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 09-22-2006
Replies: 6
Views: 750
Posted By faithab
Dewey - A previous owner took our camber spar off...

Dewey - A previous owner took our camber spar off and just ran the jib sheets back to genoa tracks. We have a roler furler now. That does tend to give us a bit more control and helps her sail to...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 09-21-2006
Replies: 6
Views: 750
Posted By faithab
whisker pole for Freedom jib

Can anyone recommend a whisker pole for a Freedom 35, 100% jib? Thank you
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 09-21-2006
Replies: 0
Views: 651
Posted By faithab
what whisker pole for Freedom 35 100% jib

We have begun to realize that our 100% jib on our Freedom 35 would do much better downwind if we had a whisker pole. Question is....what one? My husband thinks we need one about 6 feet. Does anyone...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 08-10-2006
Replies: 36
Views: 2,839
Posted By faithab
a friend recommended taking three swim "noodles",...

a friend recommended taking three swim "noodles", running line through them and hanging them off the stern of the boat to absord the wave sounds. Have not tried it but notice that the slap silencer...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 07-16-2006
Replies: 36
Views: 5,087
Posted By faithab
As the owner of a Freedom 35 with a Kiwi...

As the owner of a Freedom 35 with a Kiwi feathering prop this thread is of concern. We've had a traditional 2 blade before and the feathering business, while nice and responsive, is new to me. Just...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 07-16-2006
Replies: 36
Views: 5,087
Posted By faithab
OK, as a new feathering prop owner (a Kiwi came...

OK, as a new feathering prop owner (a Kiwi came with our Freedom 35) these letters are rather sobering. What I need to know just how I work the prop to make sure it does not fail on me in a sticky...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 07-10-2006
Replies: 0
Views: 732
Posted By faithab
good boat electrician needed in RI-Narragansett Bay

We've been underwhelmed by the "navigation electrician" recommended by our new marina (we just bought a used boat in RI). Does anyone know of a good person to install a chartplotter in the...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 05-22-2006
Replies: 3
Views: 1,859
Posted By faithab
How to connect American propane line to European stove

Our (new to us) Freedom 35 was outfitted in Europe with a propane stove with European, metric fittings. When we bought her this winter the surveyor did not like the multiple junctions that had been...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 05-22-2006
Replies: 4
Views: 1,110
Posted By faithab
fitting European stove to American parts

Our (new to us) Freedom 35 was outfitted in Europe with a propane stove with European, metric fittings. When we bought her this winter the surveyor did not like the multiple junctions that had been...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 03-13-2006
Replies: 0
Views: 1,087
Posted By faithab
Edson stern rail inflatable rack/holder.

http://www.defender.com/images/450563.jpg

Has anyone ever used these stern mounted dinghy racks? Thanks
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 03-13-2006
Replies: 2
Views: 2,371
Posted By faithab
Edson stern rail inflatable rack/holder.

Has anyone tried the inflatable dink holder that Edson makes? Two U shaped racks that bolt onto the stern rail.

Here's a picture: http://www.defender.com/images/450563.jpg

Thanks
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 03-13-2006
Replies: 14
Views: 1,893
Posted By faithab
You might check out the Fairclough website. ...

You might check out the Fairclough website.

http://www.fairclough.com/ (http://www.fairclough.com/)

We have a custom made cover for our Freedom 35. It fits like a glove so no chafing. A...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 03-01-2006
Replies: 0
Views: 828
Posted By faithab
Fairclough custom cover for Freedom 35 available in RI

If anyone is interested in a Fairclough cloth winter cover and frame for a Freedom let me know. It is 4 years old and in good condition. It is in R.I.

faithab@aol.com
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 02-27-2006
Replies: 8
Views: 902
Posted By faithab
radar arcj

Thank you Jack, for that good, and vivid description of the dangers of aluminum. We shall certainly keep that in mind. We've sent photos of our new boat to several people and hope to get some good...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 02-24-2006
Replies: 8
Views: 902
Posted By faithab
SS vs aluminum arches

Jack, That is an interesting comment on aluminum. One fellow will no longer work in SS, said it is not strong enough at the elbows. Hmmmm. I've looked at a few arches now and the aluminum certain...
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