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Forum: Gear & Maintenance   08-31-2012
Replies: 1
Views: 413
Posted By SebastienL
Matching diameter for single braid cover

I'm planning on replacing my boom vang line and would like to take the opportunity to experiment with using single braid line. My plan would be to use the smallest possible Amsteel-blue and cover it...
Forum: Seamanship & Navigation   07-26-2012
Replies: 54
Views: 6,661
Posted By SebastienL
Re: wind conditions and reefing

Last weekend we went out in 20 knts (gusts in the 25). As we had guests aboard (non sailing adult + 3 kids) we started humbly with the second reef taken (on a 3 reef sail). I was surprises to see...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   02-13-2012
Replies: 8
Views: 1,084
Posted By SebastienL
Thanks for adding the suggestion about powder...

Thanks for adding the suggestion about powder coating, I didn't knew about this type of finish! A rapid search turned quite a few shops in my area (mostly involved in painting auto and bike parts)....
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   02-12-2012
Replies: 8
Views: 1,084
Posted By SebastienL
Refinishing a pedestal

Hello,

I'm about to refinish my edson aluminum pedestal. The pedestal currently has a matte black paint on it that is severely abraded in some locations, showing bare aluminum. As I was...
Forum: Diesel   08-31-2011
Replies: 12
Views: 1,578
Posted By SebastienL
Thanks for all the suggestions. Upon...

Thanks for all the suggestions.

Upon arriving today, I noticed both belts (sea water pump, alternator + freshwater pump) being quite loose and quite worn out. I changed both and retensionned.
...
Forum: Diesel   08-30-2011
Replies: 12
Views: 1,578
Posted By SebastienL
Question Troubleshooting a loud whine (2GM20F)

While coming back to my slip last sunday, a loud whine came from my engine (2GM20F). The noise goes up in intensity with rpm and is faint and intermittent at idl. (It really sounds like rubber...
Forum: Seamanship & Navigation   10-13-2010
Replies: 4
Views: 1,010
Posted By SebastienL
Thanks a lot John for all the info. I like your...

Thanks a lot John for all the info. I like your suggestion about shortening the headsail a bit to balance its weight vs. the apparent wind speed.

My rigid vang was fully released, but even there...
Forum: Seamanship & Navigation   10-12-2010
Replies: 4
Views: 1,010
Posted By SebastienL
Genoa not filling up...

We were sailing downwind on Sunday in around 10 knots, on a rather narrow course that demanded constant attention (we didn't have GPS maps for that area) and didn't allow for a broader angle to the...
Forum: C & C   09-17-2010
Replies: 4
Views: 1,278
Posted By SebastienL
Mine is a slightly different boat (C&C 30 Mk2...

Mine is a slightly different boat (C&C 30 Mk2 1987), but here is the diagram I have in my owner's manual. I got the pdf for the manual through the C&C photo album web site: C&C Yachts - C&C Photo...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   07-29-2010
Replies: 13
Views: 1,450
Posted By SebastienL
I am currently using the following setup and it...

I am currently using the following setup and it should fit your need (easy to detach / reattach, no dangerous shackle flying around):

Tying Jib Sheets - Soft Shackle for Jibsheets (link here)...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   07-19-2010
Replies: 7
Views: 2,197
Posted By SebastienL
On the boat, there isn't really anything else...

On the boat, there isn't really anything else that we can't see from the picture of the transom. As for the blocks, I do have a few of them left by the previous owner but none are identified...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   07-19-2010
Replies: 7
Views: 2,197
Posted By SebastienL
Figuring out a backstay adjuster on a C&C Mk2

Hello,

I've bought my C&C Mk2 1987 this spring through a previous owner that didn't sailed the boat. I've seen no where the details for the backstay adjuster, it uses a pair of block on a split...
Forum: Electrical Systems   07-08-2010
Replies: 11
Views: 2,354
Posted By SebastienL
Thanks for all the info! I still need to measure...

Thanks for all the info! I still need to measure the length of wire between the inlet and the panel but it would make sense that the previous owner installed this breaker to comply to 11.10.2.8.3.
...
Forum: Electrical Systems   07-06-2010
Replies: 11
Views: 2,354
Posted By SebastienL
Yes it is. But from my readings, I found this...

Yes it is. But from my readings, I found this strange since the first outlet in the boat (in the head) is a GFCI outlet. That alone should protect the circuit against ground fault, no?



The...
Forum: Electrical Systems   07-06-2010
Replies: 11
Views: 2,354
Posted By SebastienL
Question Two breakers inline for shore power?

Hello,

I've recently had a battery charger installed on my 1987 C&C 30 MK2 (ProMariner ProSport 20). The charger is connected to its own breaker on my AC panel. The panel has a main AC breaker...
Forum: C & C   04-27-2010
Replies: 25
Views: 6,111
Posted By SebastienL
This is strange I haven't receive any...

This is strange I haven't receive any notification on that previous post! Thanks for pointing me there, I'll need to verify what happened with my profile there...

Where do you sail Drumroll? We...
Forum: C & C   04-25-2010
Replies: 25
Views: 6,111
Posted By SebastienL
Thanks for all the answers! I'll make sure to...

Thanks for all the answers! I'll make sure to take measurements as described before launching the boat.
Forum: C & C   04-16-2010
Replies: 25
Views: 6,111
Posted By SebastienL
Here it is (attached). Beware that the photo was...

Here it is (attached). Beware that the photo was taken with a wide angle lense so there is a little bit of distorsion. It doesn't look different from the original (as seen here from a C&C brochure...
Forum: C & C   04-16-2010
Replies: 25
Views: 6,111
Posted By SebastienL
Question A C&C 30 mk2 with 6'6" draft?

Hello,

I'm finalizing the purchase of a C&C 30 mk2 and during the inspection was surprised to learn that the draft of the boat (measured from the waterline to the bottom of the keel while the...
Forum: Sailboat Design and Construction   10-07-2009
Replies: 11
Views: 5,971
Posted By SebastienL
We are novices (we have the equivalent of the US...

We are novices (we have the equivalent of the US basic keelboat certification) and are looking for a boat that will reward good trimming, provide responsiveness and at the same time allow 3 adults...
Forum: Introduce Yourself   10-07-2009
Replies: 3,447
Views: 953,748
Posted By SebastienL
Living in Montreal, QC. Currently looking for a...

Living in Montreal, QC. Currently looking for a boat in lake champlain area!
Forum: Sailboat Design and Construction   09-23-2009
Replies: 11
Views: 5,971
Posted By SebastienL
I've researched for earlier posts regarding the...

I've researched for earlier posts regarding the epoxy hull problems on Tartan/C&C. Opinions were strong on both sides, but from my point of view it would be very helpful to know what kind of issues...
Forum: Sailboat Design and Construction   09-22-2009
Replies: 11
Views: 5,971
Posted By SebastienL
Dufour 325 vs. C & C 99

Hello,

I'm currently comparing two boats and would like to gather opinions regarding their design and construction choices made. The two boats are the C & C 99 (link to specs...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   09-17-2009
Replies: 10
Views: 2,256
Posted By SebastienL
Wow, I didn't expect to receive feedback so...

Wow, I didn't expect to receive feedback so fast!!!

Ok, I guess I should make my question more specific. I hesitate between 2 alternative sailboats (similar builders, both should be equivalent...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   09-17-2009
Replies: 10
Views: 2,256
Posted By SebastienL
Average devaluation on sailboat...

Hello,

I'm currently in the process of trying to estimate the complete cost of owning a sailboat and even after discussing with several owners there is one aspect that I really can't nail down: ...
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