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Search: Posts Made By: FijiSomeDay
Forum: Racing 06-08-2012
Replies: 47
Views: 5,135
Posted By FijiSomeDay
Re: Keel shape and pointing

x2. A sharper keel will also stall more quickly than the blunter foil at the slow SPEEDS of the R22, in my understanding. Keel shape and thickness would be optimized (drag, lift, stall potential)...
Forum: Racing 01-05-2012
Replies: 3
Views: 3,800
Posted By FijiSomeDay
Thank you for fixing the photos. I'm not going...

Thank you for fixing the photos. I'm not going to remove that much lead. I will try to make it fair and symmetric in cross section top to bottom. I'm also changing to VC17 for paint after the...
Forum: Racing 12-16-2011
Replies: 3
Views: 3,800
Posted By FijiSomeDay
R22 templates

Hi,
do you still have the photos and/or template data?? I have a Ranger 22 and getting ready to undertake the same task.

I see by your signature that it looks like you no longer have the boat. ...
Forum: Introduce Yourself 12-16-2011
Replies: 20
Views: 2,210
Posted By FijiSomeDay
good advice

Very true, my P measurement was 1/2" smaller than spec which would have resulted in less than full hoist. Even if you order a sail from a distance, you should have a local rigger make the...
Forum: Introduce Yourself 12-16-2011
Replies: 20
Views: 2,210
Posted By FijiSomeDay
chances are the carb just has some junk in it,...

chances are the carb just has some junk in it, easy to clean out with solvent and a screwdriver. there ought to be a small fuel filter in the line to replace as well.

I have been replacing the...
Forum: Learning to Sail 12-16-2011
Replies: 17
Views: 12,307
Posted By FijiSomeDay
Tradewinds Pt. Richmond

I had an excellent experience at Tradewinds Sailing in Point Richmond. I took a Basic Keelboat (ASA101) in 2008. Nice C22's, enthusiastic and experienced instructors. They even let me borrow some...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 11-29-2011
Replies: 34
Views: 2,062
Posted By FijiSomeDay
late bloomer

I bought my first boat 3 years ago at age 34--a Ranger 22. I have been learning to sail and race with the local club on Lake Tahoe. In a few years, I will upgrade to a boat that can properly leave...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 11-28-2011
Replies: 26
Views: 2,637
Posted By FijiSomeDay
Great trip report and photos. Thank you for...

Great trip report and photos. Thank you for posting all the updates!!
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 11-22-2011
Replies: 11
Views: 710
Posted By FijiSomeDay
There are a bunch of sailing schools in the Bay,...

There are a bunch of sailing schools in the Bay, if you are at all inclined so formal instruction. For reasonable fees they will allow access to their fleet according to your ability. Also many...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 11-14-2011
Replies: 17
Views: 2,784
Posted By FijiSomeDay
While I don't have a lot of personal experience,...

While I don't have a lot of personal experience, I think I know the answer in theory:

With a spinnaker on a pole, the guy line is let to run out during the douse, so the sail will collapse to...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 07-25-2011
Replies: 8
Views: 2,052
Posted By FijiSomeDay
buy a used boat that's complete

I have a Ranger 22 for which I have been replacing most of the items you describe over the last 3 years.

a full suite of used sails for $500? seems unlikely.
standing rigging? $500
running...
Forum: Outboard 06-06-2011
Replies: 255
Views: 54,463
Posted By FijiSomeDay
Looks like the thread that won't die! For...

Looks like the thread that won't die!

For the record, I own the same model Nissan 6hp 4-stroke "ultra-long-shaft," which I purchased online in 2009.

This engine has met my expectations, starts...
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