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Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   03-15-2011
Replies: 10
Views: 2,851
Posted By Paysay
Dietrich, Nice to see you on Sailnet. Bill...

Dietrich,
Nice to see you on Sailnet.
Bill Stroud
SV Selah
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   01-20-2011
Replies: 17
Views: 2,459
Posted By Paysay
Ice on an antenna can destry it's performance!...

Ice on an antenna can destry it's performance! That wouldn't be so if the ice were a good insulator.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   01-10-2011
Replies: 18
Views: 8,501
Posted By Paysay
No luck posting a picture of my Lazy Jacks, but I...

No luck posting a picture of my Lazy Jacks, but I must make a correction: I attached my Lazy Jacks below the top spreader, not the lower spreader.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   01-10-2011
Replies: 18
Views: 8,501
Posted By Paysay
I put Lazy Jacks on my boat two years ago and I...

I put Lazy Jacks on my boat two years ago and I love them.

I designed a four part Lazy jacks system for a boom almost 16 feet long. The attachment points on the mast should have been placed so...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   11-24-2010
Replies: 34
Views: 3,876
Posted By Paysay
I love reading post from sailors who argue the...

I love reading post from sailors who argue the virtues of paper charts verses chart plotters. I love paper charts. I have paper charts for all my favorite cruising grounds and on a cold winter night...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   09-24-2010
Replies: 11
Views: 1,498
Posted By Paysay
I've installed a number of cluster LED's in my...

I've installed a number of cluster LED's in my Pearson 36-2 with excellent results. I used accent lighting kits from Home Depot for about $35. I've used them to replace the 12 florescent fixtures...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   08-26-2009
Replies: 35
Views: 7,921
Posted By Paysay
After a long day on the water it takes forever. ...

After a long day on the water it takes forever.
Actually stepping and unstepping the mast was fairly simple. I used the main sheet rigged between the jib halyard and the stem to lower the mast. It...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   08-26-2009
Replies: 35
Views: 7,921
Posted By Paysay
Swing keels

I had a Catalina 22 that I've sailed for years. I've since moved up to a Pearson 36-2 and I love it. Pearson made a great boat.

Now I'm not going to slam the Catalina 22 but I did have a lot of...
Forum: Chartering   05-06-2009
Replies: 10
Views: 2,338
Posted By Paysay
David; Just curious, what boat are chartering?...

David;
Just curious, what boat are chartering?
I love St. Michaels and usually visit two or three time in a season. I can't justify the cost of a transient slip when I go there so we alway plan to...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   05-05-2009
Replies: 17
Views: 1,611
Posted By Paysay
Dog, Is it the plywood, or the fiberglass...

Dog,
Is it the plywood, or the fiberglass covering that gives your rudder it's stiffness?
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   05-05-2009
Replies: 17
Views: 1,611
Posted By Paysay
I have some concern about the adaquacy of plywood...

I have some concern about the adaquacy of plywood for this application. Remember, your carrying this in case your original rudder fails, so presumably there are some significant loads being applied...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   04-14-2009
Replies: 10
Views: 6,486
Posted By Paysay
I have the Yanmar manual for the GM/HM family of...

I have the Yanmar manual for the GM/HM family of engines, but it's a home and I'm at work. The two engines are very similar but, if I remember correctly, the 3HM has a longer stroke than the 3GM. The...
Forum: Chartering   03-31-2009
Replies: 0
Views: 453
Posted By Paysay
Tax preparation

This question is for those boat owners who keep their boat in a charter fleet.

I've been working on my 2008 tax return using TurboTax. I figured I'd be OK since I was using respercted tax...
Forum: Chartering   03-31-2009
Replies: 19
Views: 6,734
Posted By Paysay
One of the great things about Haven Charter is...

One of the great things about Haven Charter is all the great destinations within reach in one day (maybe a little more than 8 hours). The list would include, Georgetown on the Sassafras River, Havre...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   03-31-2009
Replies: 17
Views: 1,257
Posted By Paysay
Does anybody know how much AC the Honda 2k can...

Does anybody know how much AC the Honda 2k can handle? Will it handle a Cruisair 16000 BTU.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   03-10-2008
Replies: 45
Views: 7,826
Posted By Paysay
I learned to sail on an old sunfish before I was...

I learned to sail on an old sunfish before I was a teenager. I remember having the time of my life sailing all over Casco Bay on that Sunfish. Today my boat is a Pearson 36-2, Selah. I love it! It's...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   01-02-2008
Replies: 30
Views: 3,474
Posted By Paysay
One of the really great things about the...

One of the really great things about the Chesapeake Bay are the destinations. I think your could spend most of your life sailing the bay and still find new places to discover. Annapollis is the...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   12-05-2007
Replies: 3,281
Views: 224,549
Posted By Paysay
I guess I was too slow...or that was too easy.

I guess I was too slow...or that was too easy.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   12-05-2007
Replies: 3,281
Views: 224,549
Posted By Paysay
Isle Au Haut

Isle Au Haut
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   12-03-2007
Replies: 15
Views: 1,768
Posted By Paysay
Has anyone tried Prism Polish on eisenglass? The...

Has anyone tried Prism Polish on eisenglass? The windows in my dodger need something and I've been thinking about polishing them.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   11-29-2007
Replies: 53
Views: 6,838
Posted By Paysay
When I bought my P36-2 late last year it came...

When I bought my P36-2 late last year it came with a few stanchion bedding issues including some soft deck around one of the stanchions. Repairing the deck was a BIG job that I never want to do...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   11-26-2007
Replies: 21
Views: 7,886
Posted By Paysay
Gui, Great job. I've never used a cunningham so...

Gui,
Great job. I've never used a cunningham so I learned a lot from your video.

A little constructive criticisum:
-I thought the explanation of how the cunningham is rigged was a little too...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   10-30-2007
Replies: 0
Views: 592
Posted By Paysay
Inflatable maintenance

Does anyone have experience with products from Inland Marine, in particular their line of products for refurbishing inflatable boats.

I have a chance to pick up a used AB inflatable, model 8VL....
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   09-28-2007
Replies: 17
Views: 2,622
Posted By Paysay
My Big boat is also exactly 100 miles from home...

My Big boat is also exactly 100 miles from home and I'm thinking about adding a little dingy (maybe about 14 feet) to the fleet. As much as I love the big boat, I'd love to have a little dingy that...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   09-10-2007
Replies: 142
Views: 10,669
Posted By Paysay
It will be a pretty good dingy ride either way.

It will be a pretty good dingy ride either way.
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