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Forum: Gear & Maintenance   03-13-2015
Replies: 22
Views: 1,637
Posted By Ritchard
Re: Buying sails on line or from a local shop

This fellow is not far from you, has a great reputation and very reasonable prices.

Somerset_Sails (http://www.somersetsails.com/)
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   02-03-2015
Replies: 42
Views: 2,540
Posted By BubbleheadMd
Re: is it ok to look as long as you dont touch

Just because you read Playboy, doesn't mean that you don't love your wife.

Relax, my son.

Now for your penance, I want you to say 20 Hail Mary's, 20 Our Father's. Then I want you to go forth...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   01-21-2015
Replies: 32
Views: 1,993
Posted By capta
Re: Do you think I'm going to blow myself up

I had a sportfishing boat for 18 years that had two honking big 454's and 340 gallons of gas onboard. And I was a smoker.
IMO the only thing dangerous about gasoline on a boat, is the people on the...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   08-07-2014
Replies: 58
Views: 3,356
Posted By Jeff_H
Re: Do I need new sails

Regarding the question of rake, below is the sailplan for ABH3's boat.
<a href="http://s157.photobucket.com/user/Jeff_Halpern/media/tradewinds_26_luger_drawing_zps482708f7.jpg.html"...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   06-18-2014
Replies: 83
Views: 10,517
Posted By SloopJonB
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   02-28-2014
Replies: 11
Views: 1,118
Posted By RichH
Re: can your standing rigging be too big

1/16" difference in wire diameter isnt going to make that much difference on a 'coastal' or 'inshore' design boat. Just set up to PROPER tension and observe, especially observe the amount of 'sag'...
Forum: Lake Erie   01-22-2014
Replies: 25
Views: 3,133
Posted By Robbyn
Smile Re: Looking for sailing destinations on Lake Erie

Sunset Bay great beaches park for the kids' great food and nitelife great fun bands,,, campfires and fireworks o the beach----

Tons of kids--- my kids love Sunset six hour sail from canal side-
...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   12-31-2013
Replies: 5
Views: 588
Posted By RichH
Re: Should I bother with a back stay adjuster

As faster recommends, an easy and strong backstay adjuster on such a fractional rigged boat will vastly improve performance ........ and safety.
The 'upwind' benefits are the ability to FLATTEN the...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   11-22-2013
Replies: 17
Views: 1,112
Posted By AlaskaMC
Re: Dock or Dry Dock I can't make up my mind

The dock would be very nice and it is what we did this past summer for our trailer sailer and will again this coming year. But..., if I could save 1K by dropping it into the water (rig already up) I...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   11-18-2013
Replies: 88
Views: 5,227
Posted By captain jack
Re: This is hope! (3 young adults fix P30 and head out to sea)

yeah. as far as responsible kids, I think that's the issue here. 'responsible' kids work hard in school. they often have jobs in high school and save to buy cars and to help with college. they go to...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   10-21-2013
Replies: 9
Views: 598
Posted By deniseO30
Re: Remaking the bottom half of my Tiller

while it may be nice to fix the old.. making new and keeping the old on board as a SPARE, may be worth it's cost in gold someday.... jus sayin...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   10-21-2013
Replies: 9
Views: 598
Posted By gedaggett
Re: Remaking the bottom half of my Tiller

Are you on a MacGregor 26? That tiller looks very similar to the one off my old Mac 222.

Why not just clean out the rot on the one you have use some epoxy filler to get your shape back and then...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   08-14-2013
Replies: 12
Views: 2,258
Posted By MSN2Travelers
Arrow Re: Is there a speed limit on the Great lakes

I know what the CFR says but I also know that "everything is local". My backyard is Milwaukee, WI. Like Buffalo, we have an inner harbor, an outer harbor and Milwaukee Bay (the lake).
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