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Search: Posts Made By: Traveling Light
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 01-08-2013
Replies: 5
Views: 1,135
Posted By Traveling Light
re: Pearson ensign review

I owned a Pearson Ensign and sailed it on Lake Michigan for five (5) years. It was very seaworthy, a wonderful and exciting boat to sail and had beautiful lines. I sailed in comfort and safety with...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 01-08-2013
Replies: 5
Views: 1,135
Posted By Traveling Light
re: Pearson ensign review

I owned a Pearson Ensign and sailed it on Lake Michigan for five (5) years. It was very seaworthy, a wonderful and exciting boat to sail and had beautiful lines. I sailed in comfort and safety with...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 02-28-2012
Replies: 9
Views: 631
Posted By Traveling Light
Raft Inflatable

Thank you...

Raft not intended for dingy use but just to add a little margin of safety.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 02-28-2012
Replies: 9
Views: 631
Posted By Traveling Light
Raft Inflatable

I sail Lake Michigan. I believe it may be advisable to purchase a raft in the event the boat became holed during a lake crossing. I have searched the web and more less settled on an Intex Seahawk...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 12-16-2011
Replies: 20
Views: 8,553
Posted By Traveling Light
It might be damaged from hitting an object but I...

It might be damaged from hitting an object but I would not rule out improper keel support if the PO used jack stands. Nonetheless, I agree with Dan, if no serious damage, just verify, and don't...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 11-01-2011
Replies: 34
Views: 11,276
Posted By Traveling Light
Stuffing Box Hose Replacement

I am in the process of doing this now. I approached the job by reading whatever I could find on the web and a few books I have. Most articles suggested it would be a very difficult task due to age...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 05-16-2011
Replies: 40
Views: 6,648
Posted By Traveling Light
If you are new to the Chicago Harbors I suggest...

If you are new to the Chicago Harbors I suggest you contact the Chicago area Catalina fleet. My boat (Pearson 28) is in Monroe Harbor and I'll bet that there are lots of people in the club and at...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 05-16-2011
Replies: 40
Views: 6,648
Posted By Traveling Light
If the batteries hold a charge from an AC charger...

If the batteries hold a charge from an AC charger and the alternator checks outs then it may be a very simple problem. For example, I once "messed up" because I did not run a wire from one battery...
Forum: Pearson 09-22-2010
Replies: 3
Views: 644
Posted By Traveling Light
Binnacle and Knotmeter Lighting

Neither my binnacle or knotmeter illuminate when I turn on the running lights. I threw other switches (masthead and spreader) hoping maybe they activated but no luck. I seem to recall both the...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 05-01-2010
Replies: 7
Views: 2,267
Posted By Traveling Light
I have sailed from Burnham for two years and...

I have sailed from Burnham for two years and Monroe for 10 years. Monroe is the place to have your boat. At some point we will go to pier I'm sure. If you are a Chicagoan the price is less, about...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 03-18-2009
Replies: 14
Views: 1,725
Posted By Traveling Light
Mast Rewiring Advice - Pearson 28-1 (1982)

During the long off season here in Chicago I managed to get a few projects
completed and a few more projects started. One of my projects involved mast rewiring. As of this last weekend, I have...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 02-05-2009
Replies: 10
Views: 915
Posted By Traveling Light
Response to "Do you paint the bottom?"

I saill in Lake Michigan out of Chicago, from Monroe Harbor. We are moored on a can and go out at least twice a week during the sailing season. Since the boat is in fresh water, on a can and not a...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 06-13-2008
Replies: 7
Views: 671
Posted By Traveling Light
PVC Usage for Holding TanK Plumbing

I used PVC for straight runs and flexible hose for not so straight portions. For the angles I used a black flexible plumbing pipe (I can't recall its name, maybe Fenco, but I purchased at HD). It has...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 11-30-2007
Replies: 53
Views: 6,136
Posted By Traveling Light
Hailkai36 OK. Thank you for the good...

Hailkai36

OK. Thank you for the good information. I am from Chicago so I have time to think about your input. Maybe my idea is not as great as I thought. I'll turn my focus to the solid...
Forum: Introduce Yourself 11-29-2007
Replies: 3,269
Views: 467,137
Posted By Traveling Light
Lake Michigan, Chicago, Monroe Harbor

Lake Michigan, Chicago, Monroe Harbor
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 11-29-2007
Replies: 53
Views: 6,136
Posted By Traveling Light
Topping Plates with polyethylene cutting board

Thanks for the fender wash suggestion. I will use them instead of the original hardware. I will also double up my plywood backing plate so now I'll have 3/4" plywood, the original fiberglass backing...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 11-29-2007
Replies: 53
Views: 6,136
Posted By Traveling Light
This discussion about backing plates is useful...

This discussion about backing plates is useful for sure. I am rebedding and fixing my stanchions right now on a Pearson 28. I have a few that require some deck repair and I am putting in a mix of...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 11-01-2007
Replies: 23
Views: 3,664
Posted By Traveling Light
There are so issues to consider. Most of us can...

There are so issues to consider. Most of us can only reflect on what we know from our own experience. Here's mine. I have owned a Peason 28 (P-1, 1982) model for four seasons on Lake Michigan, out of...
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