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Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   01-07-2011
Replies: 28
Views: 3,148
Posted By fstued1
Sit on tops

I would avoid a kayak for a tender especially a sit on top. They are great fun and I enjoy mine. But to use it has a tender would be tough. Carrying anything other than dry bag is hard, getting from...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   11-22-2010
Replies: 28
Views: 3,131
Posted By fstued1
I replaced a diesel with an outboard but the...

I replaced a diesel with an outboard but the diesel was quite rusted and frozen and a new one would have been a minimum of 5K plus lots of labor. The new charging 9.8 OB was less than 2K. We did...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   11-22-2010
Replies: 7
Views: 996
Posted By fstued1
Plugs in brite work

I need to redo a bunch of brite work and remount a bunch of it. At one time it was beautiful before I owned the boat. I now need to pull the wooden plugs covering the screws so that the grab rails...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   11-12-2010
Replies: 30
Views: 1,927
Posted By fstued1
If it were me I might go but I don't know your...

If it were me I might go but I don't know your area.
But it is totally your call you only do this for fun and if your not having fun don't do it. Your the captain you make the call and that is it
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   11-01-2010
Replies: 52
Views: 4,477
Posted By fstued1
In my slip you don't get a second chance. The...

In my slip you don't get a second chance. The approach I use is a crew with line in hand tied to the jib winch steps off as the boat goes by the after dock cleat he then brings the boat to a stop and...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   10-26-2010
Replies: 90
Views: 8,458
Posted By fstued1
I say go for it especially in San Diego. You will...

I say go for it especially in San Diego. You will grow closer and and have a bunch of fun doing. I met a girl in SD who grew up on a big ketch on the mooring in SD and she seemed quite well adjusted....
Forum: Introduce Yourself   10-24-2010
Replies: 2
Views: 772
Posted By fstued1
Smile long time sailor 1st time intro

I have been sailing off and on my whole life or at least from when I was 10 past 60 now. Started in New England, Beetle cats and larger as a grew moved to Colo and traded them from skis and then for...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   10-24-2010
Replies: 88
Views: 10,941
Posted By fstued1
Something in the 34 to 38 ft range maybe a C&C or...

Something in the 34 to 38 ft range maybe a C&C or Tartan there are lots of boats in that range that would fit the bill A good cruiser racer would be nice. Easy to sail for 1 or 2 and fun to race...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   10-11-2010
Replies: 17
Views: 3,582
Posted By fstued1
There are so many places in Buzzards Bay to stop...

There are so many places in Buzzards Bay to stop and prep for you canal transit not that it takes much prepping but do watch the tides and currents you don't wan to hit it wrong.
Stopping places...
Forum: SailNet FAQ   10-07-2010
Replies: 2
Views: 1,382
Posted By fstued1
sliding hatch cover removal

I am trying to remove a wooden hatch cover from my 76 Newport 30 MKII and I can seem to find a way. Does anyone have a clew.
The Newport's sliding hatch is all wood with sealed with pitch and...
Forum: Boat Reviews   09-19-2010
Replies: 3
Views: 1,794
Posted By fstued1
Newport 30 MKII head sail size?

I just got a 1976 Newport 30 and I am thinking new headsail I have a really good shape 130 Dacron and will keep it,but will a 150 or 140 over power the boat
I do live in low wind San Diego and 12...
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