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Forum: Gear & Maintenance   05-06-2011
Replies: 1
Views: 1,059
Posted By Paddler76
raising swinging centerboard

Anyone have knowledge of what is in the centerboard box for a Captiva 24. Something in mine is broken, Once the board is down it's nearly impossible to raise it by hand. The centerboard line lays...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   03-07-2010
Replies: 14
Views: 5,938
Posted By Paddler76
opps..my boo bo..close hauled is what I ment

opps..my boo bo..close hauled is what I ment
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   02-23-2010
Replies: 14
Views: 5,938
Posted By Paddler76
captiva 24

This boat was only in production for a few years in the 1980's in Oldsmar Fl. It is a semi Rogers racing hull with a keel and swing center board. Board up the draft is 2/8"..down...six feet. the only...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   01-24-2010
Replies: 19
Views: 3,156
Posted By Paddler76
As one who has been there..when you hand over...

As one who has been there..when you hand over your Passport to a cuban offical..make sure there is a ten or twenty folded inside.He or she will quickly discard the entrance stamp in their hand and...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   01-24-2010
Replies: 3
Views: 841
Posted By Paddler76
Found a very good upholstry/vinal cleaner in West...

Found a very good upholstry/vinal cleaner in West Marine..it actualy does what it claims to do..made by 303..it took years of grime and dirt out of the carpet..
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   01-22-2010
Replies: 3
Views: 841
Posted By Paddler76
cAPTIVA rUG

i HAve no idea what the hell the Captiva company was smoking when it decided to cover the bulkheads and overhead of the 240 cabin with riug MATERIAL. GOOD EVENING MR. AND MRS. NORTH AMERICA AND ALL...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   01-19-2010
Replies: 10
Views: 884
Posted By Paddler76
If the boat is on a trailer..simply take it to...

If the boat is on a trailer..simply take it to one of the many storage lots in the state of your choice.Pay the monthly storage fee and the taxes be dammed.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   01-19-2010
Replies: 9
Views: 1,150
Posted By Paddler76
pushing 950

You read it right. I copied the keel weight from another site without thinking. I offered the job to Hulk Hogan but he turned it down.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   01-19-2010
Replies: 9
Views: 1,150
Posted By Paddler76
Many many thanks for the info..although I do not...

Many many thanks for the info..although I do not have a winch several of the things you suggested should work and save me from having the yard put it in a cradle and trying to pull it down..
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   01-18-2010
Replies: 8
Views: 1,631
Posted By Paddler76
Hernando Beach sail.

The first thing you need to be aware of is if you are going out the Hernando Channel look out for construction vessels. Take the channel all the way out. The water in that area is VERY VERY shallow....
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   01-18-2010
Replies: 9
Views: 1,150
Posted By Paddler76
stuck keel

thanks for the anti fouling paint tip it might help the stufffrom coming back once it is cleaned out
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   01-18-2010
Replies: 9
Views: 1,150
Posted By Paddler76
Captiva keel

its in the water and water temp in florida is upper 50''s. Previous owner said he had to drop the keel once a week or it would stick and he'd have to anchor and swim under to pull it down. After that...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   01-17-2010
Replies: 9
Views: 1,150
Posted By Paddler76
Captiva keel stuck

Anyone know how to free up a kee with 950 ballast on a 1986 Captiva 24?
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