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Forum: Seamanship & Navigation   08-11-2014
Replies: 31
Views: 2,166
Posted By CLOSECALL
Re: Elevator method of COB recovery mixed results

Here's is a method that can work in a pinch. Tie a loop in the end of a jibsheet or any piece of rope. Like a stirrup. Drop that in the water and wrap the other end around a winch. Person in the...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   08-06-2014
Replies: 26
Views: 1,752
Posted By CLOSECALL
Re: Vented loop vent confusion/waste system sanity check

Glad if I could help. We have a 30 foot Pearson and the composter fit easily.

There are at least four of these units on boats at our dock and none of the owners are ever fixing them. There are...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   08-06-2014
Replies: 26
Views: 1,752
Posted By CLOSECALL
Re: Vented loop vent confusion/waste system sanity check

Get an airhead. 1,000 dollars and a one hour install and you are on your way. Get rid of the thruhulls.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   04-23-2014
Replies: 10
Views: 818
Posted By CLOSECALL
Re: Display Coast Guard Registration Numbers

I think inside a cockpit locker is a great location. It is technically the inside structure of the hull and, if painted on, is not easily removed. You could probably even put it on the underside of...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   02-25-2014
Replies: 189
Views: 27,859
Posted By CLOSECALL
Re: Pictures of your boat

1966 Pearson Wanderer
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   02-06-2014
Replies: 30
Views: 3,666
Posted By CLOSECALL
Re: marine head vs. porta potty

A portapotty is basically a $150.00 bucket. I would use the head as long as it works.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   01-30-2014
Replies: 74
Views: 6,822
Posted By CLOSECALL
Re: 10K$ boat --- Are Insurance and Survey REALLY mandatory?

I am not suggesting that the op not get insurance. I do find it odd that no marina that I have overnighted at on the Chesapeake has ever asked me if I was insured. I don't stay at marinas often but...
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