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Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   06-03-2014
Replies: 4
Views: 758
Posted By aelkin
Re: First Cruise

Great looking boat, Dave - easy to see why she was complimented!
Forum: Introduce Yourself   04-13-2014
Replies: 3
Views: 361
Posted By aelkin
Re: Looking forward to season 2

Hi Bill!
welcome aboard!
I would caution you - there's no such thing as a free boat!!;)

Having said that, it sounds like it's already floated you around a bit, so it can't be too bad.
Get your...
Forum: Racing   04-09-2014
Replies: 49
Views: 3,262
Posted By aelkin
Re: First time crewing/racing this weekend

You've got good advice to this point - but you asked for the top 3 things you should here's my list (as a racing skipper).

- understand that 'ease', 'out', 'loose', 'deep' and a half...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   03-25-2014
Replies: 55
Views: 3,372
Posted By aelkin
Re: Singlehanding Pedestal Steering

Hey Beej;
I like the questions you've been asking. You'll do well at this.

WE have a couple of C&C 30's in our fleet, as well as 33, 34, and my 35.
My opinion - the best thing you can do for...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   12-17-2013
Replies: 100
Views: 6,349
Posted By aelkin
Re: A survey is not poetry

I wish I'd had a chance to hear about you 2 years ago.
I had a 35' C&C-1 surveyed in Sept 2012, for insurance purposes...and I suspect that a boilerplate was used, since the critical...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   10-07-2013
Replies: 16
Views: 941
Posted By aelkin
Re: Sail size? Can you tell what it is?

Gary's technique for measuring is correct.
(after correction)
Also, don't listen to all the people who are telling you that sail's useless.
Your boat looks like a mid-70's C&C, or similar?

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