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Search: Posts Made By: ekhar
Forum: Learning to Sail 03-12-2008
Replies: 87
Views: 15,061
Posted By ekhar
My wife swears it works.

My wife swears it works.
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 06-17-2004
Replies: 9
Views: 2,429
Posted By ekhar
renting life raft

I am looking to rent a 6-person life raft for 4 days (for a Around Long Island Race.) I have trouble finding any outfits on the web.

Can anyone recommend an outfit? How much should it cost?
...
Forum: Racing 06-17-2004
Replies: 2
Views: 2,289
Posted By ekhar
renting life raft

I am looking to rent a 6-person life raft for 4 days (for a Around Long Island Race.) I have trouble finding any outfits on the web.

Can anyone recommend an outfit? How much should it cost?
...
Forum: Chartering 05-12-2003
Replies: 1
Views: 1,057
Posted By ekhar
Key West options

Looking to bareboat charter over x-mas 2003/new year for 3 couples.
Any suggestions as far as bareboat companies/itineraries/destinations.

Thanks
Gene
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 11-06-2002
Replies: 5
Views: 1,114
Posted By ekhar
Radome Placement

You also have an option of mounting on the backstay...but a good Questus mount is expensive. Another negative with the radar directly overhead that you feel like it''s going to drop on your head...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 11-06-2002
Replies: 9
Views: 1,697
Posted By ekhar
charting software

I meant.. 15" LCD leaves NO room or need ....
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 11-06-2002
Replies: 9
Views: 1,697
Posted By ekhar
charting software

I am in a process of totally replacing electronics and redesigning the nav station (after a lightning strike). I''m putting in a B&G system and a computer. The 15" lcd leaves room or need for any...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 08-15-2002
Replies: 0
Views: 3,009
Posted By ekhar
Leaky transmission Volvo Penta 2003

I have 1986 Volvo Penta 2003. I seem to have leak from the place where transmission attaches to the engine. The transmission is
kg120B-120SB. I have been trying to find the parts.. gasket and...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 07-25-2002
Replies: 5
Views: 1,124
Posted By ekhar
treating a teak deck

I am aware of the "eating away" affect of teak cleaners. However I have not noticed much of a difference. Previous owner had the deck sanded, which he regretted. So, some places were smooth & some...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 07-22-2002
Replies: 5
Views: 1,124
Posted By ekhar
treating a teak deck

I just put teak guard on all teak deck.
I know about the advice of simply washing the deck, but I wanted to bring teak back to life as mine was dark gray when I bought the boat. I washed it with...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 06-21-2002
Replies: 4
Views: 850
Posted By ekhar
Hydralic backstay pressure

I have #2 on roller furling, this is the only furling sail that came with the boat. All other jibs were used for racing and are non-furling. #2 has no problem tacking.

It seems to me that the...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 06-21-2002
Replies: 5
Views: 1,009
Posted By ekhar
Gelcoat repair

thanks for all the responses. I have no clue as to what I''m going to do or how. But I certainly will go and read. Once I read, I''m sure will post more questions. But for now, I''m going to...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 06-19-2002
Replies: 5
Views: 1,009
Posted By ekhar
Gelcoat repair

Having just purschased a beautiful "big" boat for me, I managed to kiss the slip the first two times coming in. I took a byte out of the gelcoat on both sides of the boat. Not lifetreatening but it...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 06-19-2002
Replies: 4
Views: 850
Posted By ekhar
Hydralic backstay pressure

I recently bought a boat with a hydralic backstay adjuster. The boat is Sweden 38.

The broker suggested 2000 psi when sailing and 500 when at the dock.

How are these numbers determined? By...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 05-09-2002
Replies: 0
Views: 1,044
Posted By ekhar
B&G Helmstar 740

The boat I am buying has a 1991 B&G Helmstar 740. Sea trial is coming up.

Can the control unit/processor be upgraded while keeping all the underdeck hardware the same? Should it be...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 04-27-2002
Replies: 3
Views: 869
Posted By ekhar
How to select a surveyor?

I spoke to Hewitt Schlereth, he is still in Connecticut. He is now doing only insurance surveys. As he put it, "..after 65 it''s too demanding to do a purchase surveys". I signed a contract for a...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 04-25-2002
Replies: 3
Views: 869
Posted By ekhar
How to select a surveyor?

Looking for a surveyor as I think I am getting pretty close to striking a deal on a boat.

The boat is out of the water currently.

Have a few names (in Connecticut). How do I interview and...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 04-25-2002
Replies: 8
Views: 1,271
Posted By ekhar
Help w/Scanmar boats reputation!

You must be looking at the one at Mcmichaels, right? If so, I looked at it extensively before I decided to pass. Not for the fault of the boat.

I found folks in Europe who have Scanmar 33,...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 02-13-2002
Replies: 8
Views: 4,921
Posted By ekhar
Teak deck Q

hamiam,

Don''t mean to be argumentative but why is it that when I look of pictures of boats for sale, the teak decks have a nice warm orange/tan color, not grey.

What do these people do to...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 02-11-2002
Replies: 8
Views: 4,921
Posted By ekhar
Teak deck Q

as regards to Q3. The location is Long Island Sound close to New York City.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 02-11-2002
Replies: 8
Views: 4,921
Posted By ekhar
Teak deck Q

I have been reading a fair amount of discussion on maintaining teak on the boat.
I have never been on a boat with teak deck until a few days ago.

I am looking to buy a boat and just saw a...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 02-10-2002
Replies: 2
Views: 1,157
Posted By ekhar
Value of electronics on a used boat?

I found what looks to be a wonderful boat 1986 Sweden 34.

The boat is listed at McMichaels in Mamaroneck, NY. http://www.mcmichaelyachtbrokers.com/

The boat shows good amount of wear on the...
Forum: Crew Wanted/Available 01-30-2002
Replies: 3
Views: 780
Posted By ekhar
To All Would-be Crew

Hi,
Live in NYC.. been racing on and off for a few years as time permits. contact me at ekhar@usa.net
Regards,
Gene
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 01-15-2002
Replies: 42
Views: 8,863
Posted By ekhar
Sharing a boat

Anyone can advise on problems that may arrise in co-owning a boat? (Aside from agreeing on sailing schedule) Anyone has lived thru it?
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 01-13-2002
Replies: 4
Views: 5,578
Posted By ekhar
best "performance" cruiser ~100K

I''ve done club racing on a Frers 33 for several years. A great all around boat in all respects. The owner cruises a lot with his wife. He is very happy. Should keep you in your price ballpark.
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