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Search: Posts Made By: CalEnron
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 1 Week Ago
Replies: 29
Views: 1,241
Posted By CalEnron
Re: Downsizing & looking for some ideas

Also very easy to trailer.
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 1 Week Ago
Replies: 29
Views: 1,241
Posted By CalEnron
Re: Downsizing & looking for some ideas

What about the Victoria 18? They're very inexpensive, have the classic lines of the bluenose, but are much more common.
Forum: Cal 04-09-2011
Replies: 11
Views: 1,689
Posted By CalEnron
fyi the rudder DOES NOT FLOAT...not even a little.

fyi the rudder DOES NOT FLOAT...not even a little.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 03-02-2010
Replies: 14
Views: 2,046
Posted By CalEnron
I have an older Cal than does not have a liner....

I have an older Cal than does not have a liner. In the winter I use the bubble wrap style insulation above the cushions, and solid foam anywhere I can. I have a carpet that does a fair job of warming...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 03-01-2010
Replies: 14
Views: 2,046
Posted By CalEnron
I have lived aboard for a couple winters here in...

I have lived aboard for a couple winters here in Mass, and I still cannot figure a way to keep the hull from sweating. I heat with electric and have insulated the boat as well as I can. I've decided...
Forum: Living Aboard 02-27-2010
Replies: 12
Views: 4,068
Posted By CalEnron
I live aboard year round in Nantucket. The water...

I live aboard year round in Nantucket. The water is shut off from Oct. through May. I just use 5 gal buckets to fill the holding tank and don't use the head. Electric is pricey and this year the...
Forum: Lake Erie 02-22-2010
Replies: 13
Views: 2,743
Posted By CalEnron
Hey, these are my old stompin grounds. I used to...

Hey, these are my old stompin grounds. I used to live in Titusville Pa, about 40 min south of the lake. Barcelona harbor is in Westfield Ny? Try Dunkirk as well.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 02-13-2010
Replies: 19
Views: 1,633
Posted By CalEnron
I feel this guys pain...I spent last summer with...

I feel this guys pain...I spent last summer with an 9' aluminum dinghy and a 9.9 the thing was scary fast, I did have to re-engineer the transom a bit to take the added stress, anyhow I've become...
Forum: Introduce Yourself 02-08-2010
Replies: 6
Views: 487
Posted By CalEnron
Should be fun! Reef early... I sail out of and...

Should be fun! Reef early... I sail out of and live-aboard on Nantucket. There are numerous sailmakers on the cape, and you shouldn't have a problem finding one. The only time I've spent in the Buzz...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 02-06-2010
Replies: 16
Views: 1,310
Posted By CalEnron
I've had about six inches of snow on the boat,...

I've had about six inches of snow on the boat, and was able to see a marked increase in the amount line stretch on my windward dock lines...Something to keep in mind if you aren't too keen on...
Forum: Living Aboard 02-04-2010
Replies: 224
Views: 88,620
Posted By CalEnron
I live aboard a 1970 Cal 29 in Mass. In the...

I live aboard a 1970 Cal 29 in Mass. In the marina in the winter, and on the hook in the summer. I love it. I don't have pressure or hot water, but the marina has a very nice shower and the town has...
Forum: Cal 02-01-2010
Replies: 23
Views: 3,767
Posted By CalEnron
Been doing some work on the chainplates,...

Been doing some work on the chainplates, head/lack of, and a rudder rebuild+ new bearing surfaces..things are gettin expsensive...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 01-28-2010
Replies: 26
Views: 21,747
Posted By CalEnron
To echo what I've read time and time again on...

To echo what I've read time and time again on this site, blue water sailing has far more to do with the skill of the skipper than the make of the boat. with regard to sailing a Hinckley vs Hunter off...
Forum: Introduce Yourself 01-26-2010
Replies: 4
Views: 365
Posted By CalEnron
Welcome, I'm also from Mass. My brother and I...

Welcome, I'm also from Mass. My brother and I sail out of Nantucket..
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 01-04-2010
Replies: 3
Views: 2,427
Posted By CalEnron
Hull to deck joint separation

Hi everyone,
I have a 1970 Cal 29, and was wondering what the proper repair of a hull to deck joint would be. The boat smacked a piling amidships in a particularly nasty Nor easter we had up here....
Forum: Diesel 11-15-2009
Replies: 6
Views: 1,390
Posted By CalEnron
Thanks to everyone for the time and brain power!

Thanks to everyone for the time and brain power!
Forum: Diesel 11-15-2009
Replies: 6
Views: 1,390
Posted By CalEnron
Atomic to Universal repower

I have a 1970 Cal 29 which recently had the Atomic swapped for a universal m-18. The prop remained, and there is my question. Does anyone know if I should re-prop, and if I should what should I...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 11-15-2009
Replies: 280
Views: 80,328
Posted By CalEnron
That sounds good, and we'll experiment with it...

That sounds good, and we'll experiment with it for sure. The only experiece we'd had like this was in a 23' seafarer, and we found that the seafarer sailed easier with just a storm jib when the wind...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 11-15-2009
Replies: 280
Views: 80,328
Posted By CalEnron
My Brother and I experienced a knockdown of our...

My Brother and I experienced a knockdown of our Cal 29 whist sailing from Woods Hole Ma to Nantucket. We were reefed at the second when we left Woods Hole, and when we cleared the lee into the Sound...
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