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Forum: Gear & Maintenance   05-19-2010
Replies: 8
Views: 821
Posted By cabron99
Paul... The company name is Marine Solutions...

Paul... The company name is Marine Solutions (marinesolutions..biz) (Take out the extra dot)

They were doing the coating with copper powder, but the Cal EPA didn't like it, even though the coating...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   05-18-2010
Replies: 8
Views: 821
Posted By cabron99
Stainless Steel Bottom

Well, its that time again. Strip & redo the bottom. This time around, I ran across an outfit that applies stainless steel dust in a marine grade matrix. They claim wipe or hose off about once...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   05-13-2010
Replies: 3
Views: 4,755
Posted By cabron99
Ventura Marina

Been in the Ventura Marina for about 5 years. Quiet. Clean restrooms & showers. Maintained well. Dust from the farms in the Santana winds. I'm close to Catalina Sales and wouldn't trade. Islands...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   01-10-2010
Replies: 3
Views: 1,066
Posted By cabron99
Thanks, Alan. That's about the same conclusion...

Thanks, Alan. That's about the same conclusion I've come to over night. I'll probably just leave them on and clean them up a little.

I got lucky with this one. Seems to hold air for ever. ...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   01-09-2010
Replies: 3
Views: 1,066
Posted By cabron99
Resurrecting Achilles

Bought an older hypalon Achilles inflatable and decided to bring it back to life this winter. There just hasn't been much wind in SoCal. Repaired and refinished the wooden floorboards, seat and...
Forum: Seamanship & Navigation   11-29-2009
Replies: 140
Views: 32,133
Posted By cabron99
While on a salmon seiner out of Kodiak in the...

While on a salmon seiner out of Kodiak in the 70's, the skipper backed down on another boat's anchor line and wrapped it around our prop. I was in my mid 20's and bullet-proof. (Remember that time...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   11-18-2009
Replies: 33
Views: 5,220
Posted By cabron99
My dock neighbor went to Harbor Freight, bought a...

My dock neighbor went to Harbor Freight, bought a 12 volt remote operated winch with a 3k capacity. He attaches the cable to the sail end of the main halyard, and with various safety lines, proceeds...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   09-12-2009
Replies: 17
Views: 1,335
Posted By cabron99
I have found that a lot of the odor from the head...

I have found that a lot of the odor from the head is from the sea water that dies in the john. Flush with usual method to the dry stage and top off with fresh water. Takes about a pint. Improving...
Forum: Catalina   09-12-2009
Replies: 16
Views: 3,715
Posted By cabron99
Can't tell you how happy I am with my '87 Cat 30....

Can't tell you how happy I am with my '87 Cat 30. Upsized from a Cat 27 about a year ago. Probably not as fast as the Ericson, but plenty of room! I recommend you look for the "T" cockpit.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   08-17-2009
Replies: 12
Views: 4,672
Posted By cabron99
Rode & windlass

Bill, read the Q's & A's in your thread. I have an '87 C30 in Ventura Harbor and just installed a windlass, 300 lf 8-plait, and 30 lf 5/16chain. Am very happy with it. Will be replacing the anchor...
Forum: Sailnet.com Polls   07-11-2009
Replies: 123
Views: 13,464
Posted By cabron99
About 10 minutes from home. I can hold my breath...

About 10 minutes from home. I can hold my breath and get there from my office.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   03-11-2009
Replies: 46
Views: 2,463
Posted By cabron99
Orcas around Kodiak

Its great and rare to see large ocean creatures.
Back in the seventies I was working on a salmon boat out of Kodiak Ak. We were cruising back to Kodiak between Strawberry Is and Afognak (sp?) when...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   02-02-2009
Replies: 8
Views: 629
Posted By cabron99
Freedom!

We all know the drill. "You have a sailboat? I'd love to go sailing... give me a call!" You make the call and some (probably legitimate) excuse arises.
While I love to sail with people, the fact...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   02-02-2009
Replies: 20
Views: 1,777
Posted By cabron99
Long bungie, 2 eye screws, under the companionway...

Long bungie, 2 eye screws, under the companionway ladder on a flat bulkhead. Easy.
Forum: Introduce Yourself   11-19-2008
Replies: 17
Views: 802
Posted By cabron99
Brisco, welcome not only online to Sailnet, but...

Brisco, welcome not only online to Sailnet, but welcome to Ventura Harbor. My wife and I keep our C-30 at m-14 by Catalina Sales. Stop on by.

Pat
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   10-21-2008
Replies: 17
  Cigars?
Views: 1,096
Posted By cabron99
Have pity on those who don't figure this out:...

Have pity on those who don't figure this out: Life is too short for cheap cigars. You may quote me. Pat
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   10-09-2008
Replies: 56
Views: 3,862
Posted By cabron99
SD... Got an 87 about 3 months ago and one of the...

SD... Got an 87 about 3 months ago and one of the first things I noticed was that the shower drains into the bilge!! Might be your source. Will be rearranging things soon. Pat
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   10-08-2008
Replies: 37
Views: 6,108
Posted By cabron99
RD... Bought mine 3 months ago. An '87. Couldn't...

RD... Bought mine 3 months ago. An '87. Couldn't be happier if I tried. Have not been in serious conditions yet, but judging from what I've seen, she will do alright. Pat O
Forum: Living Aboard   09-29-2008
Replies: 19
Views: 4,210
Posted By cabron99
Check out Ventura Isle Marina. We pay about ten...

Check out Ventura Isle Marina. We pay about ten bucks a foot. Doesn't have ultra facilities, but very clean, quiet, and easy in and out.
Forum: Introduce Yourself   09-12-2008
Replies: 3,410
Views: 892,334
Posted By cabron99
Ventura, CA - Channel Islands

Ventura, CA - Channel Islands
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   09-11-2008
Replies: 7
Views: 1,078
Posted By cabron99
I had a Tiller-Mate hooked up to similar eyelets....

I had a Tiller-Mate hooked up to similar eyelets. It is a bungie with a friction device that attaches to the tiller. Works for short breaks from the tiller.

Pat
Forum: Catalina   09-10-2008
Replies: 3
Views: 1,060
Posted By cabron99
I mounted a Garmin 540s in the same manner, hard...

I mounted a Garmin 540s in the same manner, hard wired and was very happy with it. Sounder, chartplotter etc. Have since moved up to a C-30.

Pat
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   09-06-2008
Replies: 7
Views: 1,149
Posted By cabron99
If there were, it would probably eliminate the...

If there were, it would probably eliminate the element of entertainment.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   06-28-2008
Replies: 6
Views: 799
Posted By cabron99
I have had a Merc 9.9 hp on my c27 for a couple...

I have had a Merc 9.9 hp on my c27 for a couple of years. I'm sure the PO never flushed it, as soon after purchase, it quit squirting out the coolant. I'll save you most of the details that...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   05-24-2008
Replies: 14
Views: 1,045
Posted By cabron99
USP- Glad your stuff is alright. Noticed you...

USP-
Glad your stuff is alright. Noticed you sail out of C.I. also. About a month ago a stinkpot went up in flames in the Ventura marina, about 3 in the morning, taking with it a beautiful Pierson...
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