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Search: Posts Made By: retclt
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 04-04-2012
Replies: 17
Views: 1,262
Posted By retclt
John's right, it can be done. Bigger the...

John's right, it can be done. Bigger the compressor shorter the time. If it's the whole boat and you don't want to take the time and effort to recover and screen the media . . . pay a yard. If you're...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 04-04-2012
Replies: 6
Views: 1,060
Posted By retclt
Re: Interior refit advice

Here is about the most economical route I know. The previous owner of my boat installed pressure treated 2X4’s cut to fit the sole and four quarter pressure treated deck planks over that. He stained...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 04-03-2012
Replies: 17
Views: 1,262
Posted By retclt
Depends on the pressure. I used very fine...

Depends on the pressure. I used very fine screened sand at low pressure. Yes there are different media and I would recommend them. Recovery is important due to the expense.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 04-03-2012
Replies: 17
Views: 1,262
Posted By retclt
Yes. I was quoted (7 years ago) $300 to take the...

Yes. I was quoted (7 years ago) $300 to take the 22' full keel hull from toe rail down to gelcoat. I'm sure you'd have to remove your hardware to keep the cost down. If you decide to get the stuff to...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 04-02-2012
Replies: 17
Views: 1,262
Posted By retclt
Blasting has been great for me. I went through...

Blasting has been great for me. I went through several layers of paint on a 1961 Kestrel leaving a beautifully clean and unharmed molded in gelcoat cross hatched non skid deck. You can use different...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 04-02-2012
Replies: 17
Views: 1,262
Posted By retclt
Respirator and inexpensive sand blaster. Works...

Respirator and inexpensive sand blaster. Works miracles. :)
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 10-29-2009
Replies: 63
Views: 5,273
Posted By retclt
Go alone . . .

Go alone . . .
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 10-29-2009
Replies: 34
Views: 3,624
Posted By retclt
I liked the tacks on the deck for the would be...

I liked the tacks on the deck for the would be robbers in Tierra Del Fuego.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 10-28-2009
Replies: 34
Views: 3,624
Posted By retclt
I also just finished the book . . . for the first...

I also just finished the book . . . for the first time. Right . . . the mizzen was added during his trip shortly after leaving Boston. I thought the Forward in the book telling Slocums life story was...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 10-28-2009
Replies: 63
Views: 5,273
Posted By retclt
My God!!! Close!!! T is right on...

My God!!!

Close!!!

T is right on target. The Catalina 22 can never be upgraded enough to keep you safe offshore. It was designed to be a LAKE boat . . . and a really great LAKE boat it is . ....
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 10-09-2009
Replies: 23
Views: 3,636
Posted By retclt
My tiller is tied whether the boat is in the...

My tiller is tied whether the boat is in the water or not. If it's not sailing . . . it's secured.
Forum: Chrysler 10-09-2009
Replies: 11
Views: 6,478
Posted By retclt
These guy's don't appear to have a problem with...

These guy's don't appear to have a problem with blue water in their Chrysler. It's an older centerboard model too. I would be to chicken to leave sight of land in my 79 CB model. Fixed keel and I'd...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 10-06-2009
Replies: 6
Views: 799
Posted By retclt
There were a very diverse number of boats in...

There were a very diverse number of boats in those videos . . . All interesting and most really beautiful. I saw a Catalina 22 in the third one . . . that was funny. You don’t see that many different...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 10-06-2009
Replies: 6
Views: 799
Posted By retclt
Wow Andrew . . . I loved these! Thanks!!!

Wow Andrew . . . I loved these!

Thanks!!!
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 10-03-2009
Replies: 6
Views: 1,099
Posted By retclt
Wow . . . I've been reading and keeping up with...

Wow . . . I've been reading and keeping up with the tragedy but this story really put a lump in my throat. Wow . . . . . . .
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 07-26-2009
Replies: 6
Views: 534
Posted By retclt
Hey smooth . . . I love the wood spars . . . but...

Hey smooth . . . I love the wood spars . . . but . . . if you decide to go aluminum go used. I priced a new mast for a 22 footer a few years ago and nearly died when I got the estimate. I picked up a...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 07-25-2009
Replies: 37
Views: 18,191
Posted By retclt
Most agree on one thing . . . 25" for sure. I've...

Most agree on one thing . . . 25" for sure. I've seen Charleston Harbor get pretty rolly . . . especially where the Cooper comes out. Tohatsu is a good motor but wouldn't want to be limited to a half...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 07-23-2009
Replies: 41
Views: 2,751
Posted By retclt
I started on a Cornado 15 (#164) in the 70's. I...

I started on a Cornado 15 (#164) in the 70's. I know many folks who learned on 22 to 30 footers on their own and in sailing schools. A good route may be . . . buy the 27 and take classes on small...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 07-23-2009
Replies: 37
Views: 18,191
Posted By retclt
We have an old Suzuki 8 medium (20") shaft on a...

We have an old Suzuki 8 medium (20") shaft on a Chrysler 26 (5000lbs) and hull speed is never and issue . . . unless there are waves and the boat hobby horses. Then the propeller comes out of the...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 07-23-2009
Replies: 41
Views: 2,751
Posted By retclt
I agree . . . sort of . . . 27 isn't so bad...

I agree . . . sort of . . .

27 isn't so bad for a starter. I agree that you can learn a lot with a dingy but . . . well I don't know . . .

I personally hope the guy buy's your boat snider . ....
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 07-10-2009
Replies: 9
Views: 1,512
Posted By retclt
Ahhhh . . . I figured it might have something...

Ahhhh . . . I figured it might have something like that. I guess hookah is the way to go.

In Hal's book . . . he also mentioned the use of quarantine flags around the globe. Some countries are...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 07-10-2009
Replies: 15
Views: 1,032
Posted By retclt
Thanks for that link Frog! WTB . . . I go for 'em...

Thanks for that link Frog! WTB . . . I go for 'em tomorrow. Maybe a photo or two will help for the hospital.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 07-10-2009
Replies: 15
Views: 1,032
Posted By retclt
Good thinking! Don't those poisons go inert after...

Good thinking! Don't those poisons go inert after a few weeks?
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 07-10-2009
Replies: 15
Views: 1,032
Posted By retclt
Thanks! It never occurred to me that the little...

Thanks! It never occurred to me that the little buggers were most likely using the halyards to walk up and down on the inside. Poison soaked messengers . . . perfect! Thanks

Night . . . absolutely!
Forum: Other Destination 07-09-2009
Replies: 4
Views: 2,203
Posted By retclt
Our favorite place in Italy . . . next to Rome ....

Our favorite place in Italy . . . next to Rome . . . and Venice.

I wish I could give you answers to your questions but we could only lust over the boats we saw there. I had planned to set...
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