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Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   12-06-2012
Replies: 55
Views: 9,103
Re: Looking at a Alberg 35

That would be something I set up a while ago....it is underutilized.

EVERYONE here sign up please!! I'd love for it to be bigger and more useful!!
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   12-04-2012
Replies: 55
Views: 9,103
I have a 62 A35. Sailing: She loves...

I have a 62 A35.

Sailing:

She loves to sail at 15 degrees. Reef early and often and you wont have to worry over weather helm and she will still make good time.

Don't pinch or you will...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   10-22-2012
Replies: 115
Views: 9,969
Amazing what those rs values have done. Who...

Amazing what those rs values have done. Who knew?

Keep the boat. You might have to live on it. But you wont regret it.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   10-22-2012
Replies: 51
Views: 4,387
Didn't use mine near enough this year. ...

Didn't use mine near enough this year.

Lots of excuses. Too hot. No wind. Too much wind. Kids have something to do. Wife has something to do. I have something to do. Shoulder messed up and...
Forum: Racing   10-16-2012
Replies: 29
Views: 5,015
Oracle is no more. They flipped and turtled the...

Oracle is no more. They flipped and turtled the 72 and she is breaking up.

I am sure Larry Ellison will just build another!



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Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   10-11-2012
Replies: 65
Views: 7,867
I built my own soapstone counters at home. ...

I built my own soapstone counters at home. Glued up a farmhouse sink and everything.

I'd do my boat counters in a heartbeat out of soapstone.

It is not light. But I doubt you have tons...
Forum: Learning to Sail   10-04-2012
Replies: 15
Views: 1,745
Just run the existing halyard to the tack and...

Just run the existing halyard to the tack and tension. Should be fine.

Ric

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Forum: Gear & Maintenance   09-19-2012
Replies: 29
Views: 1,355
Yes. I extended the wire and put a loop in it...

Yes. I extended the wire and put a loop in it that I drop over the latch on the Genoa car and drop over the side.

I clip the lead to the prop shaft aft of the transmission.

One of these...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   09-19-2012
Replies: 29
Views: 1,355
Dont know about Casey, but I clip a zinc fish to...

Dont know about Casey, but I clip a zinc fish to my prop shaft and hang the zinc over the rail.

I have such a small bolt on zinc that it is worthless.
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Forum: C & C   09-14-2012
Replies: 5
Views: 1,666
I am a hobby machinist. Supply the...

I am a hobby machinist. Supply the dimensions,the shipping and the material (or pay for it) and I will make them for you.

Ric

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Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   09-14-2012
Replies: 22
Views: 1,553
Awesome place. My pearson was built there after...

Awesome place. My pearson was built there after captain nate sold the place.

Mystic sseaport. The mansions in Newport all very nice. ( and no slavery to bum you out)

St micheals Maryland. ...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   09-12-2012
Replies: 908
Views: 72,797
Kid that went to highschool with my son graduated...

Kid that went to highschool with my son graduated from h's, got into college, got a deferment, bought a 32 footer and left from the Chesapeake to the Bahamas spring of 2011 and came back summer 2012....
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   09-05-2012
Replies: 7
Views: 1,558
Get a chunk of bronze and dimensions. I...

Get a chunk of bronze and dimensions.

I have a mill and will volunteer my time. You just have to get materials and pay shipping.

I am a hobby machinist.
Forum: Diesel   08-19-2012
Replies: 7
Views: 1,190
You buy the bronze shaft. Ship it to me and and...

You buy the bronze shaft. Ship it to me and and pay to ship it back. Shoot me dimensions you want and I'll turn you some on my lathe.

That size bronze shaft might be found at a yard as a bent...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   08-17-2012
Replies: 17
Views: 2,143
Take a good sharp knife with you. Bet you need...

Take a good sharp knife with you. Bet you need it!

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Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   08-16-2012
Replies: 17
Views: 2,143
Does it shake when you Rev it in neutral? ...

Does it shake when you Rev it in neutral?

Probably not.

Almost certain you have fouled shaft
Forum: Chesapeake Bay   08-14-2012
Replies: 36
Views: 3,766
2 events. 1 Bringing a friends boat...

2 events.

1

Bringing a friends boat back from kent narrows to the rappahanock. We were going to leave in the am but a huge full moon came up and we left that evening. Glorious sail. ...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   08-13-2012
Replies: 8
Views: 1,553
I used to have a 420 and it had inspection ports...

I used to have a 420 and it had inspection ports installed later.

Fun boat to sail.

I did sail a 470 and it was much more powerful.

You really need to plan on trapezing to sail the boat...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   08-10-2012
Replies: 16
Views: 2,294
I have a fire and love it. Strong rumor...

I have a fire and love it.

Strong rumor that 10inch model is imminent. I would get that before the 7 inch one.

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Forum: P30   08-08-2012
Replies: 3
Views: 670
I can make them in aluminum or bronze. ...

I can make them in aluminum or bronze.



What holds them in place?
Forum: Living Aboard   08-08-2012
Replies: 412
Views: 110,422
Sailors - fast between the sheets. Ric

Sailors - fast between the sheets.


Ric
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   08-05-2012
Replies: 20
Views: 2,672
I have a lathe and can clean up the sheaves and...

I have a lathe and can clean up the sheaves and put a rounded groove instead of a notch in any metal sheave and even the resin sheaves.

Let me know if someone wants to have this done.

I run...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   08-03-2012
Replies: 22
Views: 3,308
If I had a 100000 I'm buying a hinkley pilot 35...

If I had a 100000 I'm buying a hinkley pilot 35 and making it fabulous!

Heck with the new boats, but that is just me!
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   08-02-2012
Replies: 9
Views: 731
We keep our boat at the Severn river Marina on...

We keep our boat at the Severn river Marina on the Severn off the mobjack.

Very quiet. Decent facilities that the owners have big plans for.

I sort of like it sleepy.

All the rivers a...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   08-02-2012
Replies: 8
Views: 3,288
Yeah my experience with the lightning was lots of...

Yeah my experience with the lightning was lots of slapping in the chop too!

I'd go with the stronger fleet. Both are great boats.

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