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Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   06-21-2008
Replies: 7
Views: 3,004
Posted By Lion35
Sailaway, Yes, I have a Tamaya myself and the box...

Sailaway, Yes, I have a Tamaya myself and the box looks a lot like mine but the Sextant looks like a plath to me. It doesn't look at all like a Tamaya. I wasn't interested in this for myself, I just...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   06-20-2008
Replies: 7
Views: 3,004
Posted By Lion35
Sextant on Craig's list

Sextant, HO 211, 260, & 229, + Nautical Books (http://sfbay.craigslist.org/sby/boa/725676750.html)

I do not know the person selling this, but remember several members where looking for used...
Forum: Beneteau   05-30-2008
Replies: 5
Views: 5,194
Posted By Lion35
I stripped and sealed my cast iron keel 12 years...

I stripped and sealed my cast iron keel 12 years ago, it's still looking great. The boats in the water all year and I thought I would need to be doing touch-ups by now but there is no rust at all....
Forum: Sailboat Design and Construction   05-29-2008
Replies: 14
Views: 8,521
Posted By Lion35
Rick, I just looked at the pics of the boat. I...

Rick, I just looked at the pics of the boat. I would bet the winch line ran up through the inspection port on the helm seat, the angle looks right for it.
Forum: Sailboat Design and Construction   05-29-2008
Replies: 14
Views: 8,521
Posted By Lion35
Hi Rick, Keelhauling is right. You need to...

Hi Rick,

Keelhauling is right. You need to figure out exactly how the PO rigged the boat for tabernacling, or re-engineer it to be certain it is sound , but the good news is it sounds like it's...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   05-28-2008
Replies: 576
Views: 54,465
Posted By Lion35
Congrats Simon!

Congrats Simon!
Forum: Sailboat Design and Construction   05-28-2008
Replies: 14
Views: 8,521
Posted By Lion35
As Keelhauling mentioned Santa Cruz has a large...

As Keelhauling mentioned Santa Cruz has a large population of tabernacled rigs because of the bridge disecting the harbor. A 45' rig is at the upper limits of what is normally tabernacled here, but...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   05-27-2008
Replies: 7
Views: 1,964
Posted By Lion35
You might want to try posting the question (what...

You might want to try posting the question (what line is it?) to Brian Toss' forum.

SparTalk - SparTalk (http://www.briontoss.com/spartalk/forumdisplay.php?f=1)

I haven't spliced Marlow before...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   05-23-2008
Replies: 48
Views: 3,730
Posted By Lion35
It was a ball type valve in daily use (I have...

It was a ball type valve in daily use (I have both ball and tapered sea cocks installed). I inspected and lubed it 2 years ago when I hauled out , we're in the water 12 months a year here, and I try...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   05-23-2008
Replies: 48
Views: 3,730
Posted By Lion35
Here's a pic: BTB: There's no shame in duct...

Here's a pic:

BTB: There's no shame in duct tape is it stops you from taking on water :)

http://members.cruzio.com/~garysnyder/DSCN3808.jpg
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   05-23-2008
Replies: 48
Views: 3,730
Posted By Lion35
I had the exact same failure this winter on a...

I had the exact same failure this winter on a Wilcox-Crittenden that I installed new about 13 years ago, just replaced it a few months ago during a haul out. Mine was the head intake and because it's...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   05-22-2008
Replies: 61
Views: 5,884
Posted By Lion35
Very sorry to hear about your friend Chukles

Very sorry to hear about your friend Chukles
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   05-22-2008
Replies: 14
  Amel
Views: 3,532
Posted By Lion35
I have a friends who have one and they love it...

I have a friends who have one and they love it (45 I think). They both have been cruising for years and have taken the Amel to Mexico several times (from Santa Cruz). I've been aboard but never...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   05-21-2008
Replies: 12
Views: 1,435
Posted By Lion35
Thanks Wayne, I don't have anywhere near your on...

Thanks Wayne, I don't have anywhere near your on knowledge of the physics, but I would love to understand this better.

Do I understand the sum of your calculations is the water in the tank would...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   05-21-2008
Replies: 12
Views: 1,435
Posted By Lion35
Nice job CD, thanks for writing it up. What's a...

Nice job CD, thanks for writing it up. What's a BBQ good for without cold beer and ice? Most production boat boxes I've seen are under insulated, specially for the tropics (or Texas for that matter.)...
Forum: News Feeds   05-21-2008
Replies: 1
Views: 2,561
Posted By Lion35
The trial just started for this boating accident...

The trial just started for this boating accident and the story only get worse. The sheriff now says he was only doing 30-35mph at night when he t-boned the sailboat, this is after three official...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   05-16-2008
Replies: 97
Views: 7,938
Posted By Lion35
Alex, thanks for all of your contributions, you...

Alex, thanks for all of your contributions, you will be missed.

Enjoy the break!
Forum: Cheoy Lee   05-11-2008
Replies: 6
Views: 11,996
Posted By Lion35
It depends a bit on the year of Chey Lee you're...

It depends a bit on the year of Chey Lee you're looking at, the quality of the boats has varied over the years. What year/make are you looking at?
Forum: Sailboat Design and Construction   05-06-2008
Replies: 8
Views: 4,282
Posted By Lion35
My feeling on these type of questions is that the...

My feeling on these type of questions is that the labor of the job (your time)is exponentially more expensive than the materials and often you are short changing yourself by choosing a less expensive...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   05-06-2008
Replies: 12
Views: 2,209
Posted By Lion35
You may want to add the Islander 28 to the list...

You may want to add the Islander 28 to the list of boats to look at.
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   05-06-2008
Replies: 14
Views: 4,385
Posted By Lion35
JR828, I sent you a PM. The boat in Texas is in...

JR828, I sent you a PM. The boat in Texas is in very good shape.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   05-05-2008
Replies: 576
Views: 54,465
Posted By Lion35
Fair Winds Simon! Sorry, I'm late to the thread...

Fair Winds Simon! Sorry, I'm late to the thread as well.

Thanks to everyone, specially BF, for sharing so much of the Simon Chronicles, I feel like I know him even though we've never met.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   05-03-2008
Replies: 15
Views: 1,577
Posted By Lion35
But if it would sail, it wouldn't sail like an...

But if it would sail, it wouldn't sail like an old shoe? You gotta love new boats!
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   05-02-2008
Replies: 78
Views: 13,095
Posted By Lion35
When you buy a CamFlow fan, the white fans with...

When you buy a CamFlow fan, the white fans with soft blades, they come with two mounts. One is a suction cup and the other is a screw down mount. The suction cup mount (I think most people use the...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   05-01-2008
Replies: 25
Views: 3,702
Posted By Lion35
The sea lions around here get up to 800 pounds or...

The sea lions around here get up to 800 pounds or so, a pellet gun isn't going to get the job done.

NOLSAiling, what a crock (or gator?)! Was that on the dock?
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