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Forum: Announcements and Suggestions Box   10-29-2006
Replies: 44
Views: 4,404
Posted By Charlie R
I also agree that it a web server issue. I am a...

I also agree that it a web server issue. I am a founding father of this power boat site and we finally bought a larger server and have not had one issue for a year and a half. pennyanbbs.org
Forum: Racing   09-11-2006
Replies: 16
Views: 4,425
Posted By Charlie R
OK Got'cha. I remember seeing boats at Santa...

OK Got'cha. I remember seeing boats at Santa Barbara Calif. set up with those rigs not to long ago. Thanks... Not seen them on lake Erie ---Yet.
Forum: Racing   09-10-2006
Replies: 31
Views: 4,140
Posted By Charlie R
My sail inventory has---

noscreenname,

a jib maybe ?:p but a much smaller furler attached to it , it's coiled up in a sailbag,,,.. Hummmmm looks old but maybe there is something along your lines of what you are talking...
Forum: Racing   09-09-2006
Replies: 16
Views: 4,425
Posted By Charlie R
Oh great !!

What's a hooka system?:rolleyes:


Good topic. Isn't it good to have a little slim on your bottom? Doesn't it act like the slim on a fish ? Makes your boat slippery? Hummm,,, My oPYnion is the...
Forum: Racing   09-09-2006
Replies: 31
Views: 4,140
Posted By Charlie R
Key word is "Serious"

noscreenname,
Yup I can understand fully what you are talking about.. And maybe soon I will wanna get real serious about racing and therefore if this happens, There will be a whole lot more...
Forum: Racing   09-07-2006
Replies: 31
Views: 4,140
Posted By Charlie R
Up date on my progress.........

To date there are/is nine great sailors that have shared their views and contributed pointers to my understanding how my new to me 222 O'Day sails.

Proud to say the wind last night all but pooped...
Forum: Racing   09-01-2006
Replies: 31
Views: 4,140
Posted By Charlie R
Wink sailingfool, "You might try securing the...

sailingfool,

"You might try securing the main halyard as a temporary backstay,"

Of course,,-------------Now why couldn't I have thought of that?? Thanks, That is too easy>:o


Bob1112,
Forum: Racing   08-30-2006
Replies: 31
Views: 4,140
Posted By Charlie R
Bob1112, Yup this is exactly the set up you...

Bob1112,

Yup this is exactly the set up you discribe. The boat does point in medium to heavy winds. The other thing that bothers me is how loose the back and forestays are. When I raised the mast...
Forum: Racing   08-28-2006
Replies: 31
Views: 4,140
Posted By Charlie R
phrf races

Our group of boat racing wed nights have three basic class boats.

JAM ( jib & main )

FUN ( beginners, no protest allowed, have 10 min starts ) for fun purpose "That's us" for now

PHRF ...
Forum: Racing   08-28-2006
Replies: 31
Views: 4,140
Posted By Charlie R
My headsail was re sewed this week.

Sailingdog,

Thank you for explaining these terms. After 50 years of being away from sailing there are new to me words. The forward sail was mostly called a jib and a genoa was a large jib. ...
Forum: Racing   08-19-2006
Replies: 31
Views: 4,140
Posted By Charlie R
As near as I can tell I'm the fourth owner of...

As near as I can tell I'm the fourth owner of this 1986 O'Day 222. Both head sail and main are not marked with mfg name. The main is full batten and the jib clew extends back to just past the side...
Forum: Racing   08-15-2006
Replies: 31
Views: 4,140
Posted By Charlie R
From the responses it looks like it is the...

From the responses it looks like it is the skipper more than the boat. I sure can understand that because it has been over 50 years since I've owned a sail boat. All the new rigging and the changes...
Forum: Racing   08-12-2006
Replies: 31
Views: 4,140
Posted By Charlie R
Need some pointers with light air Please.

My new to me 222 O'Day sails just great in medium and heavy winds. She will keep up and point better than many of the local 23's to 27 footers,,BUT during a recent Wed evening fun class race I got...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   08-07-2006
Replies: 20
Views: 1,967
Posted By Charlie R
A rubber snake from Disney

You know when you're on vacation and the kids wanna always go into those gifts shops and buy the junk called souvenirs........... Well I dragged home this plastic rubbery brown snake with it's jaws...
Forum: Racing   07-29-2006
Replies: 4
Views: 2,680
Posted By Charlie R
Could someone please quote the PHRF rating for my O'Day 222 ?

I am going back to my roots so to speak as a sailboat owner after 50 years of stink-boating. I love this O'Day and have been racing her on wed evenings. I have had some good and bad races but have...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   07-27-2006
Replies: 1
Views: 1,398
Posted By Charlie R
Question on a used Spinnaker for a 222 O'Day

I.m looking to find a used Spinnaker for my new to me 222 O'Day. One of the new sail Mfgs tell me that the luff should be 22'. I have a 7/8ths fractional rig with the halyard at the very top and...
Forum: O'Day   07-23-2006
Replies: 3
Views: 3,319
Posted By Charlie R
Got the job done...........

jp,

Thanks for the reply.. I didn't wait for a reply and went to work by learning and doing method or was that the other way around.:rolleyes:

I purchased my 222 O'day this spring and wanted...
Forum: Introduce Yourself   05-25-2006
Replies: 3,446
Views: 952,860
Posted By Charlie R
"GETAWAY" 1986 222 O'Day Lake Erie's ...

"GETAWAY" 1986 222 O'Day

Lake Erie's BASS ISLANDS
Western Basin

Going back to my roots in sailing. As a young'n I sailed Lake Erie till my late teens starting with a 12 ft. cat boat (Ray...
Forum: O'Day   05-09-2006
Replies: 3
Views: 3,319
Posted By Charlie R
Rub rail & the backing ( holder ) 222 O'Day

Newbie here,

Just bought a 222 O'Day 1986 with the understanding I'd need to replace the complete rub-rail system which came with the sale . Has anyone been through this procedure? Any tips are...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   05-09-2006
Replies: 10
Views: 3,213
Posted By Charlie R
While looking for an O'day 222

I also ran across this web site too.. I got suspicious when all three of the hin #'s I had given had two items to check out. Don't know what they were cause I didn't pay to look. two boat #'s were...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   05-09-2006
Replies: 10
Views: 3,213
Posted By Charlie R
While looking for an O'day 222

I also ran across this web site too.. I got suspicious when all three of the hin #'s I had given had two items to check out. Don't know what they were cause I didn't pay to look. two boat #'s were...
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