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Search: Posts Made By: capttb
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 09-29-2014
Replies: 25
Views: 2,018
Posted By capttb
I drove a Mainship 34 for a while, big Cummins...

I drove a Mainship 34 for a while, big Cummins diesel , worse than any sailboat I've ever been on. So kind of depends on the powerboat, but a sailboat rides better anyway. We used to say " a sailboat...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 09-27-2014
Replies: 42
Views: 3,466
Posted By capttb
Re: Masts - deck or keel stepped?

Most Catalina 310's I've seen have in mast furling which are all deck stepped aren't they? I really don't know, just assumed there are no keel stepped furling masts ?
Good news is that deck stepped...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 09-16-2014
Replies: 18
Views: 989
Posted By capttb
Re: has anyone made a homemade catamaran and cross a ocean yet?

Yet or still ?
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 09-10-2014
Replies: 109
Views: 4,410
Posted By capttb
Re: sailed once with my uncle

That's not a "project" that's a career for you and the whole family, a 1400 gal. tank of fuel will be $5000, have you located and priced a 90' dock or yardspace ?
It's gonna cost as much as your...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 04-23-2014
Replies: 10
Views: 687
Posted By capttb
Re: Display Coast Guard Registration Numbers

I usually screw and glue a "fancy carved board" on a bulkhead at eye level in the cabin. It's common to put a second set of numbers on the inside of the hull somewhere that it doesn't show. If...
Forum: Learning to Sail 04-13-2014
Replies: 19
Views: 1,355
Posted By capttb
Re: Towing Services

I had to use them once, someone's else's boat of course, it was about $350, less then 15 NM round trip for the towboat. That was an 18' Boston Whaler, pre-GPS in the fog so we had to guide him in...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 02-14-2014
Replies: 37
Views: 2,862
Posted By capttb
Re: Looking at Sailboats

You are in what sales people call "Buy Mode". You've made the decision to buy a boat, you have the money in your pocket, you will overlook and minimize many problems yourself. You don't have to make...
Forum: Engines 01-27-2014
Replies: 26
Views: 1,787
Posted By capttb
Re: Engine hose(s) removal,, help

Could try these if you think they might help
BDGPL300HG, Set, Pliers, Hose Grip, Extended Reach, 3 pc....
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 11-23-2013
Replies: 14
Views: 1,139
Posted By capttb
Re: San Diego Marine Survey & Mechanic

Not in California Tony, boat bottoms are cleaned by diver or hauled out by travel lift for painting.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 11-22-2013
Replies: 645
Views: 46,274
Posted By capttb
Re: Is flying a pirate flag lame?

Or you'll attract every stinkpotter with a neck tattoo within a hundred miles lookin' for the party.
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 09-16-2013
Replies: 8
Views: 770
Posted By capttb
Try looking at real easy to remove...

Try looking at real easy to remove and comfortable
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 09-11-2013
Replies: 3
Views: 331
Posted By capttb
Re: Broken Roller Furler Foot attachment

Usually a screw or captured pin shackle, sometimes a short piece of line "with a purchase " is used, called a pennant, easier to adjust the height that way.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 09-09-2013
Replies: 2
Views: 306
Posted By capttb
Re: Importing a used, US flagged vessel - HELP!

For California you would not be subject to the sales or use tax of nearly 10% because you purchased and kept the boat out of state for 12 months. See page 6
Forum: Diesel 08-10-2013
Replies: 18
Views: 1,435
Posted By capttb
Re: Raw water strainer

Pretty much required here due to kelp and eel grass, the 3gm30f in my Catalina has a pint sized plastic strainer pretty much standard across their line of boats mounted below waterline. They can...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 07-15-2013
Replies: 5
Views: 342
Posted By capttb
Re: Asymmetrical Spi & Foil Headstay

I've been hit by 20+ kt gusts with a tacker and the boat has spun out a few times with no apparent damage to a Schaeffer 2100.
Forum: Racing 05-21-2013
Replies: 61
Views: 5,937
Posted By capttb
Re: dnf because of county police boat?

It's an issue that has had to be addressed in other places subject to inland rules.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 02-28-2012
Replies: 9
Views: 1,277
Posted By capttb
Ross, The following is from the SAMS website: ...

Ross, The following is from the SAMS website:
Pre-Purchase Survey
This is the most comprehensive type of inspection, and is strongly advised when purchasing a new or used vessel. Condition and...
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