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Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   11-30-2004
Replies: 0
Views: 942
Posted By pehrst
Contender MAXX

I know that this material only came out last spring, so I am not asking for multi year longevity. However, much can learned after a season of use. Considering using PEN for a 33'' cruiser/racer.
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Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   11-14-2004
Replies: 1
Views: 3,060
Posted By pehrst
B31 Bostrum ,seeking info on this swedish boat

My fathers first boat was a B-31, I beleive most of them were finished by the owners not the yard. This practice was very common in Scandinavia in the 70''s & 80''s. Being our families first boat, we...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   10-29-2004
Replies: 7
Views: 5,748
Posted By pehrst
IF Folkboat help!!

Frigatebird,

Also, try www.batnet.se and www.blocket.se both are swedish sites for classified boats.

Good Luck.
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   09-28-2004
Replies: 7
Views: 5,199
Posted By pehrst
Frers 38

I have no hands on knowledge of this boat, nice loooking though. However on the PHRFNE site, there are several modifications done to the keel, suggesting that they are under ballasted in its original...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   03-29-2004
Replies: 8
Views: 2,142
Posted By pehrst
Sealing Windows

I have read that self-adhesive "butyl tape" is ideal for sealing acrylic windows for boats. It has a very long shelf life and never sets entirely,thereby allows for some flex btw the boat and the...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   11-05-2003
Replies: 2
Views: 677
Posted By pehrst
Financing majr re-fit.

I have a 33'' X-Yacht (X-102Mk II)from 1985, the original note is almost paid off. Have anyone been able to find a lender which provides for financing for major re-fits ($10K and up).

Thanks in...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   11-05-2003
Replies: 11
Views: 5,828
Posted By pehrst
New Dufour 34

Check out the October issue of Yachting World, they had a review of the Dufour 34.

Goog Luck
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   01-21-2003
Replies: 2
Views: 716
Posted By pehrst
Need advice on repair.

Last year I used west system expoxy to repair a cracked hatch cover. I faired it and painted it with one part polyurethane and was fine. This winter, Boston area, has been extremly cold and...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   01-13-2003
Replies: 3
Views: 1,737
Posted By pehrst
Buying a Sailboat from the Great Lakes

I purchased a 33'' X-Yacht in 1998 and moved it to MA. Buying a freshwater boat has some advantages providing that it''s maintained properly.

1). If the engine is raw water cooled, then there is...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   08-20-2002
Replies: 2
Views: 1,752
Posted By pehrst
Starter Problem

I have a 2gm18 Yanmar diesel which the starter works intermittently. The starter was rebuilt 2 years ago and the solenoid replaced. In addition, all main wiring from the batteries to the perko...
Forum: Racing   04-18-2002
Replies: 25
Views: 6,687
Posted By pehrst
Double Spinn Sheets

I thought I would give my 2 cents of knowledge on Gybing with 2 sets of sheets and guys. Having raced on a variety of race boats, the most powerful, but yet elegant and easy to use is that of a...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   04-16-2002
Replies: 6
Views: 17,508
Posted By pehrst
Wiring set-up for battery switch.

Here are some more details, engine is a Yanmar 2GM from 1986 with a re-built starter and new solenoid in 2000. The main wiring for batteries, alternator, panel and starter was replaced in 1988. The...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   04-16-2002
Replies: 6
Views: 17,508
Posted By pehrst
Wiring set-up for battery switch.

I have a perko 1,2,all and off switch in my boat and (2) deep cycle batteries. My question is, shouldn''t the #1 battery be high AMP starting battery and #2 a deep cycle (house battery). If so how...
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