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Forum: Orphan Brands   09-14-2010
Replies: 21
Views: 8,577
Posted By JohnBoelte
Here's a few pics on my ad. I may have some more...

Here's a few pics on my ad. I may have some more if you tell me what you're looking for.

23' International Sailboat w/trailer: eBay Motors (item 250696673489 end time Sep-20-10 19:45:52 PDT)...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   10-29-2009
Replies: 2
Views: 712
Posted By JohnBoelte
Wow, 192 boats all headed South! Very cool.

Wow, 192 boats all headed South! Very cool.
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   10-26-2009
Replies: 19
Views: 4,764
Posted By JohnBoelte
Rick, I can tell you from experience that...

Rick,
I can tell you from experience that having the boat closer will definetly get you more sailing time. My boat is about a 1 1/2 hour drive - I've been out on her 3 times this year. My buddy...
Forum: Orphan Brands   08-18-2009
Replies: 21
Views: 8,577
Posted By JohnBoelte
A friend whom is co-owner of Sailboats Inc. in...

A friend whom is co-owner of Sailboats Inc. in Indianapolis foung the documentation in the back office. You could copy and print what I've posted. If that doesn't work out well, I could try copying...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   07-08-2009
Replies: 17
Views: 3,030
Posted By JohnBoelte
Thanks Bob, I'll also take your advice into...

Thanks Bob, I'll also take your advice into consideration!
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   07-08-2009
Replies: 17
Views: 3,030
Posted By JohnBoelte
Thank you BradleyK!! I'm certain my keel is...

Thank you BradleyK!!

I'm certain my keel is all the way down, so I'll check into the other things you detailed. Thanks again!
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   06-22-2009
Replies: 17
Views: 3,030
Posted By JohnBoelte
Thanks for all of the great responses! It could...

Thanks for all of the great responses! It could be that what I'm experiencing is simply weatherhelm. 20 years ago I spent a lot of time sailing my Flying Scot. My International 23 is a very...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   06-21-2009
Replies: 17
Views: 3,030
Posted By JohnBoelte
Rudder being overpowered

I'm looking for some advice on what's going on with my boat. I have a 23' swing keel boat with a wood rudder. When sailing at a close reach, the rudder has little authority. When we get hit with a...
Forum: Orphan Brands   06-18-2009
Replies: 21
Views: 8,577
Posted By JohnBoelte
Silverd, you shouldn't have any trouble towing an...

Silverd, you shouldn't have any trouble towing an I-23 with your Explorer. I use an old Suburban and have no trouble. As you can see on the brouchure I posted, the boat weighs a little over 3000...
Forum: Orphan Brands   06-18-2009
Replies: 21
Views: 8,577
Posted By JohnBoelte
Sailordog, what kind of trouble are you having...

Sailordog, what kind of trouble are you having with your jib? Stepping the mast sin't too complicated, but can be difficult. What kind of problems are you having?
Forum: Orphan Brands   06-18-2009
Replies: 21
Views: 8,577
Posted By JohnBoelte
Here's some information I scanned. ...

Here's some information I scanned.

http://i230.photobucket.com/albums/ee294/johnboelte/helsen1.jpg
http://i230.photobucket.com/albums/ee294/johnboelte/helsen2.jpg...
Forum: Orphan Brands   08-03-2008
Replies: 21
Views: 8,577
Posted By JohnBoelte
I have not been able to find very much...

I have not been able to find very much information on this boat. What do you know about it? How long have you had it?
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   08-01-2008
Replies: 32
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Views: 2,932
Posted By JohnBoelte
Question Why would Meridian start out with only 4-1 scope?...

Why would Meridian start out with only 4-1 scope? Then increase to 5-1? Isn't 5-1 considered a minimum scope for light condition? When did they deploy 7-1? Ever?
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   07-31-2008
Replies: 12
Views: 1,224
Posted By JohnBoelte
Looks great! What paint did you use? Do oyu...

Looks great! What paint did you use? Do oyu have a thread detailing all the work you did?
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   07-25-2008
Replies: 43
Views: 9,110
Posted By JohnBoelte
It looks to me like the mashead is intended to...

It looks to me like the mashead is intended to have the halyards run inside the mast. Is there any way to reconfigure your mast and halyards to run inside?

I just replaced all of my halyards;...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   07-21-2008
Replies: 26
Views: 2,129
Posted By JohnBoelte
Thumbs up You might replace your clip that's between the...

You might replace your clip that's between the anchor and chain with something a little more durable and permanent. :cool:
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   07-16-2008
Replies: 43
Views: 4,284
Posted By JohnBoelte
Edit - My bad, I thought the thread title was...

Edit - My bad, I thought the thread title was Liferaft Doll!!!! That would be useful though, right?
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   07-16-2008
Replies: 6
Views: 2,944
Posted By JohnBoelte
Very interesting. Tank you Capttb!

Very interesting. Tank you Capttb!
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   07-16-2008
Replies: 6
Views: 2,944
Posted By JohnBoelte
Thanks guys!! I'm not 100% sold on the name yet....

Thanks guys!! I'm not 100% sold on the name yet. I have some concerns about VHF communication...

Sailingdog said that the form was a little odd. Is there a better way to translate "Fun Loving...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   07-16-2008
Replies: 6
Views: 2,944
Posted By JohnBoelte
Anyone semi fluent in Japanese? [boat name]

My boat partner and I have been wanting to name our boat and have been considering a Japanese name. A friend of his suggested "Youki Na Yatsura". Supposedly it means "Fun Loving Guys". I did a...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   07-13-2008
Replies: 58
Views: 18,009
Posted By JohnBoelte
So, did the OP ever get his halyard down?...

So, did the OP ever get his halyard down? :confused:
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   07-13-2008
Replies: 4
Views: 697
Posted By JohnBoelte
As much as I dislike the short summertime/boating...

As much as I dislike the short summertime/boating season in Indiana, I've found that not having to worry about being eaten by the marine life has a lot of virtue.
Forum: Introduce Yourself   07-09-2008
Replies: 12
Views: 1,477
Posted By JohnBoelte
Thanks for the replies and links!! Funsail -...

Thanks for the replies and links!!

Funsail - My interior is pretty much nonexistant! The only thing really left is the bulkhead between the forward and main cabin. I've got a sketch from the...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   07-09-2008
Replies: 19
Views: 1,463
Posted By JohnBoelte
It's not just you, I'm on cable and sometimes...

It's not just you, I'm on cable and sometimes it's very ffrustrating.
Forum: Introduce Yourself   07-08-2008
Replies: 12
Views: 1,477
Posted By JohnBoelte
Exclamation FUNSAIL - tell me more about the boat! How did...

FUNSAIL - tell me more about the boat! How did it perform? Do you have any interior pictures?
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