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Search: Posts Made By: CaptainWabamun
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 5 Days Ago
Replies: 3
Views: 545
Posted By CaptainWabamun
Re: Catalina 27 height?

Hey SeaChanger - Saw your post from April. I am looking to also do an indoor storage with a 12 foot door. Wondering how you made out on the numbers I saw posted on the forum? I have a 4'10' fin keel...
Forum: Crew Wanted/Available 06-29-2014
Replies: 5
Views: 1,335
Posted By CaptainWabamun
Re: crew wanted - pay negotiable

Hi Waterlog,

One thought to build some more experience, access savy crew and cover a good stretch of that water with some other boats is to consider the Coho Ho Ho and the Baja Ha Ha boat rally's....
Forum: Crew Wanted/Available 04-26-2014
Replies: 1
Views: 478
Posted By CaptainWabamun
Re: Baja Bash

Captain Wallace,

While I could not offer my name/service as potential crew this time...will be chartering out of San Diego that week, would be interested in conversation for Baja Bash crewing if...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 04-21-2014
Replies: 28
Views: 1,399
Posted By CaptainWabamun
Re: Jib will not unroll completely

Several years back started to encounter an occasional hard to furl situation first season with a new boat - furling line seemed a little more difficult to haul but nothing that seemed extraordinary....
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 04-14-2014
Replies: 9
Views: 1,238
Posted By CaptainWabamun
Re: Delorme inreach

Bought the InReach SE last year and used for the first time during the 2013 Baja Ha Ha. I think it is an excellent devise as addition to an EPIRB. Great way to keep family and friends updated on...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 03-13-2014
Replies: 17
Views: 1,549
Posted By CaptainWabamun
Re: Baja Ha Ha

Crew selection efforts by skippers in the race appeared from my observation and experience to have varied widely - as did the results. Our skipper received lots of requests from Crew from other...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 03-13-2014
Replies: 17
Views: 1,549
Posted By CaptainWabamun
Re: Baja Ha Ha

George,

ARRRR....taking another stab...after penning long response last night looks like the gremlins in the system didn't allow the note to get posted. I am on the road for next little bit so no...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 03-11-2014
Replies: 17
Views: 1,549
Posted By CaptainWabamun
Re: Baja Ha Ha

Sailed in last year's 2013 Baja Ha Ha as crew. Highly recommend. Also have been a long time sailor, 30+ years, but almost all my expereince has been coastal and lake sailing experience.

The...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 06-22-2012
Replies: 14
Views: 1,678
Posted By CaptainWabamun
Re: Furler hard to unfurl/furl on genoa

Rosmario - was expereincing same issue with my new-to-me Catalina 27 during my first weeks of sailing with it last summer. Problem was halyard wrap at the top of the furler. At least two remedies - I...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 05-10-2012
Replies: 8
Views: 978
Posted By CaptainWabamun
Re: Boat transport company

Had a 27 Catalina hauled from Alabama to Alberta, Canada last summer through Dotan Transports.

I got their and other quotes through UShip uShip - The Online Shipping Marketplace - Ship Freight,...
Forum: Introduce Yourself 05-04-2012
Replies: 11
Views: 609
Posted By CaptainWabamun
Re: Marina Del Rey Neighbors????

Thanks - going to have to build in some local time to explore the marina.

Cheers.
Forum: Introduce Yourself 05-04-2012
Replies: 11
Views: 609
Posted By CaptainWabamun
Re: Marina Del Rey Neighbors????

Yes - at SBYC...do you have a connection to the Lake?
Forum: Introduce Yourself 05-04-2012
Replies: 11
Views: 609
Posted By CaptainWabamun
Re: Marina Del Rey Neighbors????

Congratulations on your new boat Jessica. I have sailed several times with a friend on his 38 on the east coast of Canada. Always enjoyed the sail. I am now living in landlocked Alberta and except...
Forum: Chesapeake Bay 04-20-2012
Replies: 21
Views: 1,240
Posted By CaptainWabamun
Re: Are you launched yet?

Skipper LMD - my wife thought that was great ! I live in fear of the monogram hat mysterioulsy appearing on my boat!

One of our sons has just accepted a job in New Hampshire so hoping we may be...
Forum: Introduce Yourself 04-20-2012
Replies: 3,295
Views: 539,502
Posted By CaptainWabamun
Forum: Chesapeake Bay 04-16-2012
Replies: 21
Views: 1,240
Posted By CaptainWabamun
Re: Are you launched yet?

...oh that hurts!

Only a "retired bureaucrat" could provide such concise and cutting stakeholder input :)

...from a "not yet" retired bureaucrat!
Forum: Chesapeake Bay 04-15-2012
Replies: 21
Views: 1,240
Posted By CaptainWabamun
Re: Are you launched yet?

...and way up north - us lake sailors in Alberta still waiting for the thaw to soften the water - we often do not drop boats in lakes here until middle to the end of May....arrr !
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 04-14-2012
Replies: 8
Views: 1,525
Posted By CaptainWabamun
Re: Good places to drop anchor in BC?

Great set of cruising guides for BC West Coast and the Gulf Islands are the Dreamspeaker Cruising Guides. I have used Volume 1: Gulf Islands and Vancouver Island, Victoria & Sooke to Nanaimo,...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 04-14-2012
Replies: 85
Views: 5,024
Posted By CaptainWabamun
Re: Coffee Maker

...lots of opinions around when 'life begins' - seems some consenus here it is once a good cuppa joe arrives :)
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 04-12-2012
Replies: 85
Views: 5,024
Posted By CaptainWabamun
Re: Coffee Maker

I use a Jetboil - comes with a "french press" set up. Can boil water in a minute flat, can be used for soup etc. Handy little tool I discovered doing camping year ago - Home Page | Jetboil...
Forum: Learning to Sail 04-11-2012
Replies: 29
Views: 6,906
Posted By CaptainWabamun
Re: Boat for Single-Handed

Jonathan,

Some other thoughts from someone who is in same boat, pun intended, with lack of spousal enthusiam and who generally sails alone.

I started with a Macgregor 26 four years ago for lake...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 04-07-2012
Replies: 15
Views: 2,415
Posted By CaptainWabamun
Re: Winter under a canvas cover vs shrink wrap

Enjoyed the thread - encouraged me to out in the fall after boat haul-out and build a boat frame to cover my 27' Catalina. The pitch on most of the photos shown over top boats would be problematic...
Forum: Announcements and Suggestions Box 12-12-2011
Replies: 1
Views: 1,137
Posted By CaptainWabamun
CNG for Boats

Hi! Just joined Sail Net and saw your post. Would be interested in the adapter. Bought a Catalina 27 this past summer that came with CNG. Problem is I live in a place where there are no Marine Stores...
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