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Search: Posts Made By: paul77
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 11-23-2009
Replies: 4
Views: 658
Posted By paul77
I did sand away the layer of rust on the inside...

I did sand away the layer of rust on the inside of the coupling so that is smooth metal now. Gary -- I can see where there's scoring on the inside of the coupling from the set-screw dimple in the...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 11-22-2009
Replies: 4
Views: 658
Posted By paul77
Getting the coupling back on the shaft... in the water

I decided to pull our prop & shaft with the boat in the water, so we could get both shaft and prop checked due to a vibration. This turned out to be a good bet, since it was two weeks turnaround...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 05-15-2009
Replies: 9
Views: 983
Posted By paul77
thumbs up for center cockpit.

We bought a center cockpit design for the PNW, because we wanted to sail year round and we wanted to be cosy and comfortable while doing so..

A 36' center cockpit seems like it would be too much...
Forum: Crew Wanted/Available 07-25-2008
Replies: 26
Views: 5,922
Posted By paul77
The gulf stream runs north though, whereas the...

The gulf stream runs north though, whereas the pacific current goes south -- so I suppose this should be even easier. Weather permitting..

Speaking of weather -- would carrying a trysail, drogue,...
Forum: Crew Wanted/Available 07-25-2008
Replies: 26
Views: 5,922
Posted By paul77
So you are located out of NY? I suppose I should...

So you are located out of NY? I suppose I should note, we'd prefer a west coast skipper + crew if only for people familiar with doing this trip. Have you done any pacific coast deliveries?
Forum: Crew Wanted/Available 07-25-2008
Replies: 26
Views: 5,922
Posted By paul77
Delivery captain needed Seattle to San Francisco

We are moving our boat, and we need a captain (and crew)!

The boat is a CG documented 1997 Hylas 46, surveyed last in October. Equipped with EPIRB, SSB, Radar, GPS, Autopilot, Winslow 6 person...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 07-24-2008
Replies: 5
Views: 2,875
Posted By paul77
Hey, Capnblu -- Sorry boat is in my profile...

Hey,

Capnblu -- Sorry boat is in my profile -- 1997 Hylas 46 as the previous poster mentions. We just bought her in october, and we've fixed the major survey issues. She is not a stranger to...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 07-23-2008
Replies: 5
Views: 2,875
Posted By paul77
boat delivery Seattle to San Francisco..

So an opportunity has come up and my wife and I will be moving in short order to the San Francisco area from Seattle. (we decided this past weekend.. yeah it's a little nuts)..

We need to...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 04-18-2008
Replies: 1
Views: 587
Posted By paul77
What is this raytheon part?

From my 1997 Hylas, all electronics appear to be original raytheon. It has two seatalk connectors, and a round 6 pin connector. No markings on it, just the CE certification and made in england. ...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 04-06-2008
Replies: 3
Views: 1,442
Posted By paul77
I discovered the same surprise with our boat.. In...

I discovered the same surprise with our boat.. In this thread.

http://www.sailnet.com/forums/buying-boat/38312-design-weight-vs-actual-weight.html

We were 10,000lbs over design weight, this was...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 04-03-2008
Replies: 4
Views: 6,784
Posted By paul77
I have it next to the galley sink which is in the...

I have it next to the galley sink which is in the center of the boat.

If you can find the space, permanently mounting with some ducting seems good.

It's not quiet, we turn it off when at the...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 04-03-2008
Replies: 4
Views: 6,784
Posted By paul77
I have the DH5. It works okay, seems to keep...

I have the DH5. It works okay, seems to keep things at 50% RH. I
like the low power consumption too.

I expect better results when I finish the hydronic heating install, due to higher ambient...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 11-29-2007
Replies: 23
Views: 5,717
Posted By paul77
I have no first hand experience, however I was...

I have no first hand experience, however I was having my rig tuned and discussing with the rigger. We can easily add a removeable staysail to our sloop rig (we have most of the rigging, pretty much...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 11-10-2007
Replies: 29
Views: 9,527
Posted By paul77
Okay, his line of reasoning was similar regarding...

Okay, his line of reasoning was similar regarding the mast thickness. Thanks for the rule of thumb, I'll check the thickness tomorrow and see if it's right for tapping.

There is another selden...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 11-10-2007
Replies: 29
Views: 9,527
Posted By paul77
Self tapping screws in the mast.

Okay, so this may seem a little weird. In looking into proper mounting for some mast steps to put near the mast top, the clerk at the local marine supply store (seemingly knowledgeable fellow) said...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 11-07-2007
Replies: 16
Views: 1,439
Posted By paul77
Sailormann - Yeah I was wondering that, a little...

Sailormann - Yeah I was wondering that, a little thicker layup could explain the few thousand extra pounds. Am tempted to strip all the gear before we splash her so I can see how skinny she could be...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 11-07-2007
Replies: 16
Views: 1,439
Posted By paul77
I left the bilge pump on for the trip, as there...

I left the bilge pump on for the trip, as there are leaks in hatches so figured I wanted a dry bilge.. So the bilge is dry.. Maybe I missed a water tank. I'll have to check when I go back tonight.
...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 11-07-2007
Replies: 16
Views: 1,439
Posted By paul77
Design Weight vs. Actual Weight..

Not sure if this is the right forum, but wasn't sure Sailboat design was right either. Mods please move as appropriate.

So we just unloaded our 1997 Hylas 46 from the truck this morning after...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 11-06-2007
Replies: 16
Views: 1,348
Posted By paul77
Radar, wind indicator, etc was verified working...

Radar, wind indicator, etc was verified working at the sea trial. I think the problem will be once they put the rig up it might not be working any more. It will be in the air at that point though. ...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 11-06-2007
Replies: 14
Views: 6,557
Posted By paul77
I'm 6'2"... Which is problem enough. I...

I'm 6'2"... Which is problem enough. I definitely wanted to have standing headroom in my search. Also remember at the boat shows you are taller with your shoes on :)

Production boats here are...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 11-05-2007
Replies: 16
Views: 1,348
Posted By paul77
Cool! Thanks for the advice.. It is a...

Cool! Thanks for the advice..

It is a hylas 46, has a keel stepped mast. The boot needed replacement anyways, so we will be replacing it. I believe all halyards are line. Both main and...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 11-05-2007
Replies: 16
Views: 1,348
Posted By paul77
Maintenance before rig is back on? before we splash her?

As some of you already know, we bought on the east coast and our boat is currently in transit to the local boatyard in Seattle (I believe in Montana right now.. )

What am I going to regret not...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 10-24-2007
Replies: 40
Views: 12,172
Posted By paul77
Someone more knowledgeable than me please correct...

Someone more knowledgeable than me please correct if i'm leading astray..

I focused on PHRF for boat selection, but remember PHRF is a race handicap.. not a cruising handicap, it takes a whole...
Forum: Living Aboard 10-23-2007
Replies: 19
Views: 2,935
Posted By paul77
Hey!! the weather in Seattle is an absolutely...

Hey!! the weather in Seattle is an absolutely beautiful fall day today... :D Wish I could be out on the water!

I generally concur with blt2ski's assessment. We considered Pilothouse to deal with...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 10-21-2007
Replies: 26
Views: 13,135
Posted By paul77
We recently went through this decision, and ended...

We recently went through this decision, and ended up buying a center cockpit. We were drawn towards center cockpit from the mind of having a cockpit enclosure, as our intentions are year round...
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