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Search: Posts Made By: doslocos
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 12-24-2012
Replies: 10
Views: 3,533
Posted By doslocos
Re: 1975 Ranger 23: bit of water over the keelbolts

Chompy, I know your question is from some time ago but did you ever find the source of the leak? I ask as I am looking at a Ranger 23 and would like to have a little more info on the boat. I...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 06-16-2010
Replies: 280
Views: 81,402
Posted By doslocos
knock downs

Never thought this topic would bring about such excitement. To the lake sailors, my sympathies. I learned to ride the main sheets in order to keep from a knockdown in Wisconsin lakes and on the Great...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 06-15-2010
Replies: 280
Views: 81,402
Posted By doslocos
Keep sailing and yes you are lucky. My knockdowns...

Keep sailing and yes you are lucky. My knockdowns occured during blue water crossings.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 05-05-2010
Replies: 34
Views: 10,700
Posted By doslocos
Very nice job on the deck repair. I agree that...

Very nice job on the deck repair. I agree that the best solution is to re-core and appologise to anyone that took my previous comment to be a better way to fix. I submitted it only as a less...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 03-11-2010
Replies: 46
Views: 9,891
Posted By doslocos
Now we have both sides of the discussion on size....

Now we have both sides of the discussion on size. I disagree with the thought that small boats are heavy boats and thus slow boats. That is my opinion though. I sailed with a friend who single handed...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 03-11-2010
Replies: 34
Views: 10,700
Posted By doslocos
Yes as you go along you will get 20 answers from...

Yes as you go along you will get 20 answers from any ten people on any subject and all of them different. Enjoy the yards, I always found them fascinating and instructional. Look to see if you can...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 03-11-2010
Replies: 34
Views: 10,700
Posted By doslocos
Blisters on a boat that is 1.25" thick is a...

Blisters on a boat that is 1.25" thick is a nuisance. Blisters on a boat that is three ply thick is a major catastrophe. Many of the never boats are developing blisters and beside, sit in the V-berth...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 03-11-2010
Replies: 280
Views: 81,402
Posted By doslocos
I have heard it said that anyone with any time on...

I have heard it said that anyone with any time on the Ocean has experienced a knockdown. I am not quite sure that is true but I can relay my experiences. "Tonic" you might want to read what I relay...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 03-11-2010
Replies: 13
Views: 1,575
Posted By doslocos
I'm not sure that anyone can adequately advise...

I'm not sure that anyone can adequately advise you on what to do here. What they can do is give you advise based on their experiences. In my case I was a coasty for a long time before going off...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 03-11-2010
Replies: 34
Views: 10,700
Posted By doslocos
When working on boats in San Diego having...

When working on boats in San Diego having problems such as yours and with wooden boats with rot, we used a substance named "Git Rot". It is a very viscous form of epoxy. The major advantage of it was...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 03-10-2010
Replies: 46
Views: 9,891
Posted By doslocos
I lived on a 30 foot Islander for thirteen years...

I lived on a 30 foot Islander for thirteen years and cruised it for four. My cruising was from San Diego, Ca. to Roatan, Honduras and then from Roatan to Thailand via the canal. I single handed but...
Forum: Southeast Asia 03-10-2010
Replies: 6
Views: 1,938
Posted By doslocos
I would suggest a larger than 30 foot if you have...

I would suggest a larger than 30 foot if you have crew. I sailed the South Pacific in a 30 foot Islander single hand and it was fine for one. Two or Three, no way. Don't know the Yamaha line but a...
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