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Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   08-19-2010
Replies: 10
Views: 1,283
Posted By Roscoetuff
Hatch Support

Hatches. Some have creaky sail ripping support arms. Many have nothing. Some have friction hinges to hold the dang thing open. Mine has nothing. Fine for passing sails through without a rip. Not so...
Forum: Electronics   01-25-2010
Replies: 6
Views: 4,618
Posted By Roscoetuff
GPS / Chartplotter Mount

Thinking about GPS / Chartplotter for a new boat. Concerned about the longevity of the technology relative to bulkhead mounting. Seem the technology is changing / advancing so rapidly and prices...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   01-14-2010
Replies: 20
Views: 7,585
Posted By Roscoetuff
Woops. Been away. Trying to sell the old boat....

Woops. Been away. Trying to sell the old boat. Very kind remarks. Thank you.

How did I change my mind? Very impressed with the thought in the design. These guys weren't just putting together a...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   11-03-2009
Replies: 20
Views: 7,585
Posted By Roscoetuff
Okay... so true confessions: Have contracted to...

Okay... so true confessions: Have contracted to purchase an e33. Liked it, loved it, it's where we're going.
Forum: Electronics   11-01-2009
Replies: 2
Views: 1,376
Posted By Roscoetuff
Triducer (NKE)

Saw NKE instruments advertised. They've got a non-paddlewheel speed triducer. Cool. Probably pricey. I'd never heard of these (French) guys before (nke.fr), has anyone else? Know any more broadly...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   10-24-2009
Replies: 7
Views: 2,238
Posted By Roscoetuff
Thanks! Got'er done

Thanks for the confirmation. Called yesterday and got a place reserved. Will be heading over next week for the off-season. Thanks for the help!
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   10-22-2009
Replies: 7
Views: 2,238
Posted By Roscoetuff
Winter Storage - Dry - Annapolis

Wonder whether anyone can recommend a couple of yards to check with for winter storage in Annapolis. Don't know whether there are still places available, but object is to make boat more accessible...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   09-23-2009
Replies: 20
Views: 7,585
Posted By Roscoetuff
Jason: Thanks for followup. Trying to hold in...

Jason:
Thanks for followup. Trying to hold in the budget 70's. This means some new money... but not much. LOA - want to hold at 30 max. Prefer 28 (short's good, just not short and slow). Even log...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   09-23-2009
Replies: 20
Views: 7,585
Posted By Roscoetuff
Thanks!

Folks - this is helpful input. I've also contacted the local Chesapeake Alerion 28 fleet and a few have acquired Gennakers, but seldom use them.

Part of me wants the go fast some times, just sail...
Forum: Boat Reviews   09-22-2009
Replies: 3
Views: 1,475
Posted By Roscoetuff
Able 32

Am selling an Able 32 Cat Ketch. Happy to answer questions on these boats as I had mine refit up at Able in the early 1990's. Able was founded by Cro Fox, sold to Henry Cooper, and now owned by...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   09-21-2009
Replies: 20
Views: 7,585
Posted By Roscoetuff
J92-type vs Alerion 28-type vs Alternate

Done the cruising thing. Looking for fun daysailing and possible infrequent over-nighting. Gotta be comfortable enough for the wife (we're 50) who's been sailing for years, but while following...
Forum: Introduce Yourself   09-21-2009
Replies: 0
  Intro
Views: 356
Posted By Roscoetuff
Intro

Name (oddly enough): Skip
Location.................: Chesapeake Bay

Grew up sailing on the Bay. Raised my kids doing the same. Now looking to switch from Cruising (been there done that) to what...
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