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Search: Posts Made By: Cruiser2B
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 6 Days Ago
Replies: 5
Views: 474
Posted By Cruiser2B
Re: masthead sheaves

My Alberg 30 masthead sheave was setup for wire to rope halyard and that's what was on the boat when I bought her. The rope portion of the original halyard had started to seriously deteriorate,...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 6 Days Ago
Replies: 3
Views: 448
Posted By Cruiser2B
Re: Alberg 30 boat shed finished....almost

Rhap,

I think it will hold up just fine, I may have to replace the top tarp at some point. I have read that they last about 2 yrs. So I assume at some point I will have to replace the tarp during...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 6 Days Ago
Replies: 3
Views: 448
Posted By Cruiser2B
Alberg 30 boat shed finished....almost

This week I finally got the top on the boat shed I have been working on. I am happy to say that the boat is dry even though it is raining quite heavily out right now. I am working on a blog write up...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 7
Views: 534
Posted By Cruiser2B
Re: Got My Orders...

I would travel to the area and look for self storage places, Many of them have storage for RV and boats. I would buy a quiet honda generator, keep things very clean and work out of your storage...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 09-20-2014
Replies: 21
Views: 1,261
Posted By Cruiser2B
Re: Cape Dory

What a beautiful example of a classic Cape Dory, with new Beat power and all! Looks you have a boat that will serve you well for many years to come!
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 09-14-2014
Replies: 3
Views: 754
Posted By Cruiser2B
Re: Motor Yachts are Good for Something After All

Great news, my wife would love this type of thing! She volunteers at the animal control shelter at least 1 day a week, to add travel to the equation would be a dream....keep up the great work!
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 09-14-2014
Replies: 14
Views: 4,549
Posted By Cruiser2B
Re: Blue-Water Cal 2-27?

just incase other are now reading this older thread and are curious. this cal2-27 was sailed from San Francisco to Fiji

Open Blue Horizon - Home (http://www.openbluehorizon.com/)
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 09-13-2014
Replies: 8
Views: 1,104
Posted By Cruiser2B
Re: John Vigor's Seaworthiness

Not a bad quiz to get you thinking but no questions about current condition/age of the boat or the sailor:confused: These 2 factors alone could have quite an impact on the seaworthiness of any boat.:)
Forum: Diesel 09-09-2014
Replies: 4
Views: 302
Posted By Cruiser2B
Re: Yanmar SB8 in portsmouth VA

Call L&W Machine in Norfolk, VA ask for Marvin, this guy has been building me custom parts for years 757 857-4145.

The rocker will need to be hardened at tip and pushrod cup but he will be able to...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 09-01-2014
Replies: 15
Views: 1,206
Posted By Cruiser2B
Re: Daunting Project

Good Luck, look forward to following the project on youtube and your site. I, too, am beginning a refit of my Alberg 30. I expect it to take me more than 2 weeks;):D...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 08-17-2014
Replies: 156
Views: 9,230
Posted By Cruiser2B
Re: Give AIS a rest

I have read briefly thru almost all posts, prolly missed some info but in the above situation I don't think the sailboat was the stand on vessel. As I am sure many of you would agree with based...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 08-10-2014
Replies: 22
Views: 1,303
Posted By Cruiser2B
Re: How to build a holding tank

John,

I built one using plywood, fiberglass and west systems, and NO ODOR as of yet! my old tank just stunk, so i decided replace mine. After researching costs, pros and cons. I decided to build...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 08-10-2014
Replies: 10
Views: 774
Posted By Cruiser2B
Re: Boat Leveing

Thanks you all for suggestions, I am wanting it level because I plan to redo parts of the interior and would like it level when she sits in the water. She sat on her water line fairly even from what...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 08-06-2014
Replies: 10
Views: 774
Posted By Cruiser2B
Boat Leveling

Looking for a good way to ensure my boat is level when setting it in yard for long term refit. I will be using my trailer as a cradle during the refit. I will be pulling the axles out from under the...
Forum: Alberg 08-03-2014
Replies: 6
Views: 990
Posted By Cruiser2B
Re: Alberg 30 Keel Dimensions

My Alberg 30 is on the trailer

Adventures of Salacia: She's Out of the Water (http://svsalacia.blogspot.com/2014/08/shes-out-of-water.html)
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 07-11-2014
Replies: 14
Views: 1,655
Posted By Cruiser2B
Re: Getting into a Good , Cheap, Old Boat

Great news, thank you for update! Hopefully some video footage will follow. Cheers!
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 07-06-2014
Replies: 68
Views: 7,562
Posted By Cruiser2B
Re: Smallest sailboat to use in blue water safely

As this topic title says, smallest boat not the right boat. But the right boat for someone might be a small one!

There are many many choices of good old boats out there. Most boats including new...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 06-19-2014
Replies: 59
Views: 2,568
Posted By Cruiser2B
Re: Add Sta-bil to gas or not?

Sta-bil works and works well(for me). I have used it on stored vehicles for years, especially vehicles with carbs, like my motorcycle, lawn mower and generators. I had issues with my fuel on Alberg...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 06-19-2014
Replies: 14
Views: 1,655
Posted By Cruiser2B
Re: Getting into a Good , Cheap, Old Boat

Love this, another good old boat saved. Hopefully you will be making a video series of your travel adventures. Look forward to it!
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 06-04-2014
Replies: 80
Views: 26,040
Posted By Cruiser2B
Re: Cored deck soft spot repair

QUINN99,

Looking good, I will be attempting this same type core project on my Alberg 30 this fall. Keep up the good work
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 06-02-2014
Replies: 21
Views: 1,574
Posted By Cruiser2B
Re: Deck Hardware

Very nice looking piece!
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 05-22-2014
Replies: 3
Views: 307
Posted By Cruiser2B
Re: Have wingsails gone mainstream?

Prolly will be the new norm before long, but they are not appealing at all to my eyes. I prefer the look of a traditionally rigged schooner any day.:).

I am not a fan of an unstayed mast either....
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 05-19-2014
Replies: 21
Views: 1,817
Posted By Cruiser2B
Re: LED Spreader Lights

These are the units, not sure they are still available. I bought them at a local boatersworld for $19.99ea....may go by there sometime and see if they are still available.

Jarvis Marine Lighting...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 05-19-2014
Replies: 21
Views: 1,817
Posted By Cruiser2B
Re: LED Spreader Lights

I posted this project in the low budget projects thread.....
I will see if I can find it and post a link to the thread...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 05-19-2014
Replies: 21
Views: 1,817
Posted By Cruiser2B
Re: LED Spreader Lights

I installed these 2 years ago. So far no issues. These were originally design as LED underwater lights. They draw about .5 amp. So far they have held up just fine. Many times I have left them on for...
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