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Search: Posts Made By: SCUBACrunch
Forum: Learning to Sail 04-18-2011
Replies: 62
Views: 8,863
Posted By SCUBACrunch
Close reach was the question, but close hauled...

Close reach was the question, but close hauled too.
I'm still processing Rich's answer. How is the boom vang preventing powering up? Isn't it there to assist in the sail to maintain its...
Forum: Learning to Sail 04-16-2011
Replies: 62
Views: 8,863
Posted By SCUBACrunch
Great thread! Quick question: Close reach in a...

Great thread! Quick question: Close reach in a Force 7 with gradually but constantly changing conditions. Rather than constantly reefing, is it safe and/or okay to ease the boom vang slightly to...
Forum: Columbia & Coronado 10-23-2010
Replies: 3
Views: 5,864
Posted By SCUBACrunch
First of all, Lehman is strictly the marinizing...

First of all, Lehman is strictly the marinizing company, as is ADC. The engines are actually Ford. And an ADC Ford is not a Lehman Ford, even though they share some basic features.

So, I guess it...
Forum: Columbia & Coronado 07-16-2009
Replies: 3
Views: 5,864
Posted By SCUBACrunch
Shop manual for Ford Lehman 135

How about you contact the guy who designed and built it; Robert Smith of American Diesel Corp. in Virginia, and yes, they are still in business.
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 08-27-2008
Replies: 38
Views: 3,387
Posted By SCUBACrunch
From what I've been told - and my experience...

From what I've been told - and my experience delivering a 43' Morgan from Panama to Hawaii - we will have difficulty entering countries if our documentation doesn't match the boat. As you said,...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 08-27-2008
Replies: 38
Views: 3,387
Posted By SCUBACrunch
Ahhhh..... Okay.

There we go! Excellent! And they say no tax documents will be ordered? Makes sense to me. I'm not into numbers on a boat either. We currently have/had a 40' Island Trader Trawl'R Sailer, and had it...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 08-27-2008
Replies: 38
Views: 3,387
Posted By SCUBACrunch
Hmmmmm.... That's not what these people told me....

Hmmmmm.... That's not what these people told me. I still have a Canadian address, ....kind of, ...so that's not a problem. And the Canadian Boat Registry site said nothing about having to pay taxes...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 08-27-2008
Replies: 38
Views: 3,387
Posted By SCUBACrunch
Yup! Guess I need a thicker skin, ...and a...

Yup! Guess I need a thicker skin, ...and a lighter sense of this site. *laughs, sighs and shakes head*

Does this mean I'd make a lousy American? I ask this for my wife, ...but the Borneo boarding...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 08-27-2008
Replies: 38
Views: 3,387
Posted By SCUBACrunch
Okay, how about this: Instead of me saying this...

Okay, how about this: Instead of me saying this is about my flying a Canadian flag, how about this being about keeping a Canadian documented vessel in the US ...and other parts of the world, .....for...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 08-27-2008
Replies: 38
Views: 3,387
Posted By SCUBACrunch
Is this a better size? Thank you for your...

Is this a better size?

Thank you for your words.

Do you know the steps to do this? I'll need to go through this in the next two or so weeks, so any info you can give me would be great! Maybe...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 08-27-2008
Replies: 38
Views: 3,387
Posted By SCUBACrunch
Points made and taken. But would you have...

Points made and taken.

But would you have paid the 14% if you had no intention of bringing it into Canada, especially if there was no reason to?
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 08-27-2008
Replies: 38
Views: 3,387
Posted By SCUBACrunch
Excuse me, bubb2?

Geez, Louise! Now insult me!

Does anyone know what I'm talking about? Can anyone relate to the facts, or am I doomed to receive such erroneous statements from obvious idiots? I will not paint all...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 08-27-2008
Replies: 38
Views: 3,387
Posted By SCUBACrunch
Canadian taxes on importing our Taiwanese boat is...

Canadian taxes on importing our Taiwanese boat is 11% of the value. Add that to the BC PST. That totals $32,000, and the boat will never even see Canada! More importantly, that's like you buying a...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 08-27-2008
Replies: 38
Views: 3,387
Posted By SCUBACrunch
The boat is used, built in Taiwan and currently...

The boat is used, built in Taiwan and currently US documented.

Following one of the responses here, I did a search of the Canadian Vessel Registration site. Indeed, I can register it in Canada...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 08-26-2008
Replies: 38
Views: 3,387
Posted By SCUBACrunch
Flying a Canadian flag w/o paying the taxes?

I talked to a couple recently who are Canadians and bought a boat in the US to take around the world. And because they never took the boat into Canadian waters, they never had to pay the stiff...
Forum: Seamanship & Navigation 05-21-2008
Replies: 19
Views: 4,635
Posted By SCUBACrunch
The one thing I remember so well was how...

The one thing I remember so well was how difficult it was to get out of the heave to with the genoa flattened on the rigging vs. heaving to with just the mainsail: I just steered slightly away.
...
Forum: Seamanship & Navigation 05-21-2008
Replies: 19
Views: 4,635
Posted By SCUBACrunch
Heaving to on just the mainsail

I continually read how sailors heave to by flattening the foresail (and staysail) against the rigging, sheeting in the main and setting the rudder to head up. While I have been on a 37' Endurance...
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