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Search: Posts Made By: jsaronson
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 1 Week Ago
Replies: 13
Views: 683
Posted By jsaronson
Re: Seacock installation/backing plates

pound a tapered wood plug into the hole and cut it off smooth. Then us a bit/hole saw that is properly sized.
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 1 Week Ago
Replies: 2
Views: 399
Posted By jsaronson
Derek at All Boat Surveys. Thorough and...

Derek at All Boat Surveys. Thorough and informative.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 20
Views: 1,123
Posted By jsaronson
Re: Jib Sheets yet again

If you are concerned with stretch put a short strop of Dyneema line from the clew to short of the fairlead/turning block and attach the sheet to it.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 20
Views: 1,123
Posted By jsaronson
Re: Jib Sheets yet again

VPC is stiffer than Sta-Set. Better halyard than sheet. I have 7/16 Sta-Set on my 35. It does stretch a little when pointing despite the short length. For the money it is hard to beat.
110 feet...
Forum: Chesapeake Bay 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 19
Views: 875
Posted By jsaronson
Re: 2015 Sailing Season on the Chesapeake

Happy New Year!

I'm hoping to get out today and possibly Sunday before putting The Office to bed for a couple months.

Joel
Forum: Chesapeake Bay 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 32
Views: 1,262
Posted By jsaronson
Re: Chesapeake Shorthanded Sailing Society?

Jeff,

You will owe me time! I hope this gets off the ground.

Joel
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 12-22-2014
Replies: 28
Views: 2,465
Posted By jsaronson
Forum: Chesapeake Bay 12-22-2014
Replies: 528
Views: 19,949
Posted By jsaronson
Re: 2014 Sailing Season

Also got out. Westerly wind around 5 knots on South River. Mostly wing and wing out. Tacked back to past Turkey Pt., then motored home. Saw 3 other sailboats in 3+ hours.
Planning to sail...
Forum: Chesapeake Bay 12-19-2014
Replies: 528
Views: 19,949
Posted By jsaronson
Re: 2014 Sailing Season

Also hoping to go out Sunday, and temps look good 12/25 through January 3 right now. Local skiing is going to suck, might as well sail!
Forum: Weather 12-19-2014
Replies: 5
Views: 577
Posted By jsaronson
Re: Neat wind/weather site

Nice! Now if they added tides and currents ...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 12-18-2014
Replies: 10
Views: 907
Posted By jsaronson
Re: Rolly Tasker Sails, Florida

Bought a jib from him. Great sail for a great price.
Forum: Beneteau 12-17-2014
Replies: 81
Views: 5,705
Posted By jsaronson
Re: Beneteau Halts Production?

I've been following this thread for its entertainment value.

First, Kudos to Jeff for helping out the OP.
Second, while we all are justifiable skeptical of much of what is posted, this guy was...
Forum: Chesapeake Bay 12-17-2014
Replies: 528
Views: 19,949
Posted By jsaronson
Re: 2014 Sailing Season

Still trying to sail out of South River. Hoping to get out Sunday. Christmas day will either sail or ski. After that may put her to bed.
Forum: Electronics 12-16-2014
Replies: 18
Views: 800
Posted By jsaronson
Re: iPad 4 as a GPS ?

Thanks, I found a 2.4 amp socket on Ebay last fall. More secure than the adapter. If you have a late model Ray plotter you can get free chart updates. Another thing on my Winter list...
Forum: Electronics 12-16-2014
Replies: 18
Views: 800
Posted By jsaronson
Re: iPad 4 as a GPS ?

IPad draws 2.4 amps. Most USB 12 volt chargers are 2.1 amps. Sooner or later it dies.

Used an IPad 3 in a waterproof case with the Ray software on the Annapolis Bermuda race. Generally bright...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 12-15-2014
Replies: 5
Views: 727
Posted By jsaronson
Fast boat w island queen berth?

Time to dream- sloop under 45 feet for costal cruising w centerline queen berth and step- thru or sugar scoop transom. PHRF under 129. So far I have identified Catalina 40 and C&c 37+. Center...
Forum: Chesapeake Bay 12-10-2014
Replies: 528
Views: 19,949
Posted By jsaronson
Used Saturday to replace the holding tank...

Used Saturday to replace the holding tank discharge hose. After 31 years it was due! Sunday was frostbite at AYC. Hope to sail my boat Saturday and do final frostbite Sunday.
Ravens games are a...
Forum: Chartering 12-09-2014
Replies: 0
Views: 377
Posted By jsaronson
Sailboat charter in Puerto Plata?

I'll be spending a few days in PoP at the end of January. I'd like to charter a boat for a day. I'm not looking for a catamaran booze cruise, just a day on the water with the wife.

Anyone know...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 12-09-2014
Replies: 58
Views: 3,955
Posted By jsaronson
Re: Sailing Alone Better?

There are many times when I enjoy the solitude of single handing, but I also enjoy teaching newbies. I try to determine their expectations before we leave the dock. If they just want to sit and...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 12-05-2014
Replies: 117
Views: 4,980
Posted By jsaronson
Re: Canvas Costs

Gary,

Get some waterproofing spray at a camping store. Put away the blue tarp!
Forum: C & C 12-04-2014
Replies: 2
Views: 596
Posted By jsaronson
Re: c&c 34 1981 Pictures

Not at all! I don't see any "smile" I own a C&C 35/3. check out cncphotalbum.com
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 11-25-2014
Replies: 19
Views: 1,095
Posted By jsaronson
Re: Your opinion about touch screens

I have an E7 plotter. I like having the joystick. When there is too much salt on the touchscreen it does not respond. It is also hard to use a touch screen when the boat is bouncing around or you...
Forum: Chesapeake Bay 11-24-2014
Replies: 528
Views: 19,949
Posted By jsaronson
Got out yesterday for a great sail. One tack...

Got out yesterday for a great sail. One tack from south river to bloody point and one tack back. Just unfurled the jib. Riding the waves back I hit 7.5 knots sog. Supposed to be 70 tomorrow but I...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 11-23-2014
Replies: 17
Views: 882
Posted By jsaronson
Re: LD light strips

I've used cheap LED reels to replace flourescents. Work great! Just connect the ends to a 12 volt power source.
Forum: Boat Reviews 11-21-2014
Replies: 2
Views: 461
Posted By jsaronson
Re: 2002 C&C 110 Review

Barry,

Thanks for the info. i have a C&C 35/3. A much different boat! The admiral would love the swim platform!

Joel
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