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Forum: Gear & Maintenance   06-14-2011
Replies: 10
Views: 4,031
Posted By captainfun
Thanks for all the comments. I have ordered some...

Thanks for all the comments. I have ordered some On-Off (the liquid kind) and some FSR that a local boat shop will have in a couple of days. I have had a couple of local guys tell me that they use...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   06-14-2011
Replies: 10
Views: 4,031
Posted By captainfun
Smile Best way to clean algae?

I just bought a Catalina 22, my first cabin boat. The waterline has algae and dried scum that has been on there quite awhile. I have tried some household cleaners with no luck. The boat is on the...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   12-21-2009
Replies: 14
Views: 2,778
Posted By captainfun
Thanks for all the suggestions. One minute I...

Thanks for all the suggestions. One minute I think I want a zippy centerboard boat, the next minute a daysailor. Is this normal?
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   12-21-2009
Replies: 11
Views: 1,272
Posted By captainfun
Mt Hope, I have not owned a sailboat, but...

Mt Hope,

I have not owned a sailboat, but had a few powerboats, trucks, cars, and homes. My father-in-law once told me that "there is always a better deal." Everyone experiences buyer's remorse....
Forum: Learning to Sail   12-19-2009
Replies: 3
Views: 521
Posted By captainfun
Thanks Faster, The concepts are now crystal...

Thanks Faster,

The concepts are now crystal clear.
Forum: Learning to Sail   12-19-2009
Replies: 3
Views: 521
Posted By captainfun
Term defintions and clarification

I have been poking about on these forums for some time and have run across a couple of terms that seem to be used with regularity, but I have yet to find a good definition of what they mean. Could...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   12-18-2009
Replies: 14
Views: 2,778
Posted By captainfun
Thanks for all of the great info. I have lots of...

Thanks for all of the great info. I have lots of ideas to consider.

Mike T, I looked at the Lazyjack, what a fabulous boat! Someday I may be in that market. Gotta work a few more years though....
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   12-18-2009
Replies: 14
Views: 2,778
Posted By captainfun
Responsive boat for beginner

My wife and I are looking for a small boat to hone our skills on. We sailed on a Sunfish last season. I want a boat that is large enough for my wife and I and maybe a couple of grandkids or another...
Forum: Introduce Yourself   12-13-2009
Replies: 2
Views: 373
Posted By captainfun
I recently joined sailnet and am planning on...

I recently joined sailnet and am planning on purchasing a boat next season. I have very limited experience and am interested in what kind of boat you just purchased. What make, size, etc? I am trying...
Forum: Introduce Yourself   12-13-2009
Replies: 3
Views: 1,057
Posted By captainfun
Great to be here!

Hello to one and all.

I have been reading this forum for some time and decided it was time to join. What a great group with such a wealth of knowledge! My thanks to those that put a lot of time...
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