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Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   02-27-2014
Replies: 189
Views: 27,837
Posted By TAK
Re: Pictures of your boat

Late to this ..
Mahalo / Caliber 40
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Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   02-28-2011
Replies: 64
Views: 5,695
Posted By TAK
for more than 20 years of sailing.. after the...

for more than 20 years of sailing.. after the sails are set and the engine turned off, I pop in Buffett's "Boats" cd from the box set. It may be the only Buffett I listen to but that is where I start.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   01-26-2011
Replies: 21
Views: 2,828
Posted By TAK
Regarding Splende combo washers.. Can the Honda...

Regarding Splende combo washers.. Can the Honda 2000i generator run the washer? at 15a it looks like it might..
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   11-23-2010
Replies: 13
Views: 6,144
Posted By TAK
Rather than a wire have you looked at the...

Rather than a wire have you looked at the Facnor's? I am thinking about one for my Gennaker .. As I understand the concept it remains wrapped when not in use, raised / lowered with the Spin halyard...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   11-16-2010
Replies: 635
Views: 132,272
Posted By TAK
Update noon: Steve Black, owner of Cruising Rally...

Update noon: Steve Black, owner of Cruising Rally Association, has been notified by the Bahamas Air Sea Rescue Association (BASRA) today that “the conditions are not favorable for finding Laura...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   11-15-2010
Replies: 635
Views: 132,272
Posted By TAK
Looking at a close up of the tracking by Rule 62,...

Looking at a close up of the tracking by Rule 62, it appears that they were headed due west for an inlet.. that as they approached perhaps (?) the swells pushed them off and in to the reef..

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Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   11-15-2010
Replies: 23
Views: 4,843
Posted By TAK
Looks Great K.. grats to you and Geo! Hope you...

Looks Great K.. grats to you and Geo!
Hope you have a blast heading south..
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   08-30-2010
Replies: 7
Views: 889
Posted By TAK
Have you thought about slip covers ? Would be a...

Have you thought about slip covers ? Would be a lot cheaper if you have awny sewing skills.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   06-16-2010
Replies: 8
Views: 921
Posted By TAK
You could I suppose but would you want the...

You could I suppose but would you want the opening for the sail that would otherwise furl into the mast just left open ? thats a big hole..

I have a Zspar furling and have inquired about an...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   04-21-2010
Replies: 8
Views: 794
Posted By TAK
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Forum: Gear & Maintenance   03-30-2010
Replies: 8
Views: 4,792
Posted By TAK
Mine did not come with one either.. I am not...

Mine did not come with one either..
I am not sure just how necessary one woudl be in that enviorment anyway..
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   03-23-2010
Replies: 32
Views: 7,768
Posted By TAK
The Luders were old boats replaced by the...

The Luders were old boats replaced by the Pedricks..
I have heard those rumors but dont think that will happen. As I understand a part of the sailing program is supported by alum.. besides the Navy...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   03-23-2010
Replies: 32
Views: 7,768
Posted By TAK
Navy Yawl (http://yawls.daleys.us/) ...

Navy Yawl (http://yawls.daleys.us/)

Vigilant and Lively are Luders 44s.. Vigilant must have recently moved to the Left Coast..
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   02-19-2010
Replies: 24
Views: 7,890
Posted By TAK
I went on a Hylas a couple of years ago at the...

I went on a Hylas a couple of years ago at the Annapolis Boat Show that had a bamboo sole with teak inlay. I thought it was stunning. I am contemplating something like that using regular hard wood...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   01-15-2010
Replies: 233
Views: 52,148
Posted By TAK
http://www.latitude38.com/lectronic/img_lectronic_...

http://www.latitude38.com/lectronic/img_lectronic_800/2008-09-05_8531_seals.jpg
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   01-15-2010
Replies: 10
Views: 1,199
Posted By TAK
A wave holed the port side??

A wave holed the port side??
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   01-02-2010
Replies: 7
Views: 860
Posted By TAK
Charter Requirements in the BVIs

Do all charter companies require certification ASA or other for a Bare charter?
I am interested in doing a charter in a BVIs - have been sailing for 20 years, currently sail a 40 foot but have...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   12-29-2009
Replies: 38
Views: 18,779
Posted By TAK
For what its worth the guy who cleans the bottom...

For what its worth the guy who cleans the bottom of Mahalo uses a regular 80 tank left on the dock with a regulator that has a 50-60 foot high pressure hose attached to a full face mask..
Seem to...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   12-15-2009
Replies: 16
Views: 1,923
Posted By TAK
What the Chef says is good .. you may want to...

What the Chef says is good ..
you may want to consider raising the level of the pump 6-8 inches and add a gallon or more of the -100 antifreeze. It will slowly dilute with water you take in and you...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   10-20-2009
Replies: 50
Views: 15,549
Posted By TAK
Actually LS is back on the market.. 1981...

Actually LS is back on the market..

1981 Formosa 56 Center Cockpit Sail Boat For Sale - www.yachtworld.com...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   09-21-2009
Replies: 15
Views: 1,287
Posted By TAK
Thanks .. you are the second person to tell me...

Thanks .. you are the second person to tell me that today. Err third.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   09-21-2009
Replies: 15
Views: 1,287
Posted By TAK
Thanks Cruising dream thats good input.. I knew...

Thanks Cruising dream thats good input.. I knew it was going to be more but the contractor was uncertain what it was going to be..
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   09-21-2009
Replies: 15
Views: 1,287
Posted By TAK
He indicated the prop was not alligned in the...

He indicated the prop was not alligned in the first place but there was not real relocation a couple of the holes were bored w/ the file to allow the strut to move over just a fraction..
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   09-21-2009
Replies: 15
Views: 1,287
Posted By TAK
The strut was not damaged .. the removal and...

The strut was not damaged .. the removal and re-bedding involved shimming and a slight re-boring of the holes..
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   09-21-2009
Replies: 15
Views: 1,287
Posted By TAK
Hiring / Controlling a Contractor

I recently hauled the boat and had a new Dripless seal installed – replacing an old bronze one that was leaking excessively. I also was going to have the cutlass bearing replaced. I got a...
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