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Forum: Gear & Maintenance   04-24-2010
Replies: 2
Views: 786
Posted By shipley
Thx Brian

Thx Brian
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   04-24-2010
Replies: 2
Views: 786
Posted By shipley
Installing inline fresh water Filter

Just picked up a 10" in-line fresh water clear plastic canister unit (with a seperate 20micron filter). This may be a stupid question - is this installed between the pump and preasure tank (Grcoco...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   08-02-2005
Replies: 1
Views: 918
Posted By shipley
Sailing CA Coast in Aug

Im planning to relocate my 34''sailboat from San Francisco to San Diego this month. I''ve sailed other larger boats from SF to PV and Cabo, but it was always in Nov & Dec when weather and seas are...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   04-04-2005
Replies: 7
Views: 1,390
Posted By shipley
autohelm recommendations plse

Thx Jeff - is it hard or any tricks to install?
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   04-03-2005
Replies: 7
Views: 1,390
Posted By shipley
autohelm recommendations plse

Im in the market for a wheel pilot autohelm that is reliable and not a power hog, for a 34'' sailbaot. Will be used for coastal cruising (Pacific). I have the new Raymarine C70 GPS system so have...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   04-03-2005
Replies: 1
Views: 653
Posted By shipley
bottom paint

Ive been using Ameron for a barrier coat (used by the commerical boaters out here and better then Pettit & Interlux in my opinion and 1/2 the price) and Pettit Trinadad SR for antifoul. I keep the...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   09-13-2004
Replies: 2
Views: 930
Posted By shipley
removing stays

I have a 34'' Irwin (1980) and I want to replace the stays, a pair at a time. Im told that it is possible to remove them in pairs (1 starboard 1 port leaving the inner stays) and replace them in...
Forum: Chartering   11-17-2002
Replies: 3
Views: 1,196
Posted By shipley
Any One Do La Paz or Cabo ?

sailmc - why is that - weather? busy? thx
Forum: Chartering   11-12-2002
Replies: 3
Views: 1,196
Posted By shipley
Any One Do La Paz or Cabo ?

Thinking about taking family (2 adults, 13 yr and 17yr daughters and 18yr old son) on last minute cruise for 3 to 7 days this December. Any one have exp./comments/info on La Paz or Cabo. Any...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   06-15-2002
Replies: 3
Views: 733
Posted By shipley
Epoxy Source

based on older salts advise, ive used products from "Ameron" (sp?) with great success and a 1/3 the price of typical west marine/boat us/boaters world merchandise. saw the larger yards in San Fran...
Forum: Chartering   06-09-2002
Replies: 3
Views: 3,636
Posted By shipley
Any Comments on Bareboating in Belize chater

Anyone have thoughts on chartering out of Belize. Better then BVI?
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   06-09-2002
Replies: 11
Views: 9,422
Posted By shipley
Irwin 30

jeff, just saw your comments - thx. noticed "blackening" of wood bulkhead, only behind port chainplate in cabin. discolorization extends about 1/4" from edge of chainplate. the rest of the bulkhead...
Forum: Chartering   06-09-2002
Replies: 4
Views: 1,188
Posted By shipley
looking for bare boat in warm water

thx you. wife and i looking to take our son and friend on warm water/island cruise before he goes off to college. just got time off from busy work schedule - last minute. we''ll need to do it before...
Forum: Chartering   06-08-2002
Replies: 4
Views: 1,188
Posted By shipley
looking for bare boat in warm water

looking to charter a 40'' or larger sailboat in warm water (carib or other) over the next 3 weeks. want to charter boat for 1 week. have sailed over 30 years and currently sail own boat in San...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   06-08-2002
Replies: 3
Views: 2,634
Posted By shipley
Irwin 31 Citation Custom

i have owned a 1980 citation 34 for 5 years and have invested some money in getting it back to shape but i differ in some thoughts mentioned. 1) true, the plastic ports suck and leaked water behind...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   03-11-2002
Replies: 5
Views: 6,479
Posted By shipley
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   03-09-2002
Replies: 5
Views: 1,765
Posted By shipley
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   03-09-2002
Replies: 5
Views: 6,479
Posted By shipley
Yanmar 2QM15 Bleeding Fuel System - HELP

Good points, that I also didnt understand in the manual. I am assuming when it said "decompression mode", I was to hold open the compression release system on top of the cylinders so the engine would...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   03-09-2002
Replies: 6
Views: 2,180
Posted By shipley
Thoughts on Kelley Petersons 46

It is a center cockpit and not sure on the ballast
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   03-07-2002
Replies: 5
Views: 1,765
Posted By shipley
San Francisco Bay Sailing

Just relocated to Bay area. Have 32'' sloop in Richmond Bay Marina. Any recommendations on day cruises, weekend cruises and 1 week cruises/destinations. Any recommendations on marinas if going to SF...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   03-07-2002
Replies: 5
Views: 6,479
Posted By shipley
Yanmar 2QM15 Bleeding Fuel System - HELP

Have a 1980 Yanmar 2QM15. Has been running great until i got the brilliant idea to drain a little water from the fuel/water separater (Rencor #12?) and got air into the system. As the manual...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   03-07-2002
Replies: 6
Views: 2,180
Posted By shipley
Thoughts on Kelley Petersons 46

Currently looking at a mid 1980''s Kelly Petterson 46. Seems like a well kept boat. Any thoughts on design, performance, problems before we go further? Thx for any ffedback
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   02-15-2002
Replies: 9
Views: 1,055
Posted By shipley
Experience with cost of stripping?

I removed my 35'' bottom myself this summer for less then $300 (4 layers of antifoul & primer) in supplies, however, the toxicity of the airborne paint and resins made me think twice about doing it...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   02-15-2002
Replies: 7
Views: 2,533
Posted By shipley
hunter 34

Not sure what your budget is as I own a 34'' Irwin (1980) and spend several nights a week on it. In my opinion, the layout and finish work blows away anything else in its size and class (under $50k)....
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   02-15-2002
Replies: 4
Views: 1,351
Posted By shipley
General Thoughts on Gulfstars

Thx you very much for your insight. I am looking at a few on the west coast for purchase and possible Pacific cruising. We enjoyed chartering them in BVI 20 years ago. May I ask what it cost to strip...
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