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Search: Posts Made By: starlightventure
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 12-28-2009
Replies: 11
Views: 2,689
Posted By starlightventure
bots

Charlie, I wonder about new coatings on galvanised bolts too. I wonder about dipping them in epoxy or powder coating them less the threads. Dose any one have information on the subject.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 12-21-2009
Replies: 31
Views: 9,006
Posted By starlightventure
Lazy Jacks

Ok midlifesailor,
thank you for your advise. I was thinking of just doing the loop rope trick with no hardware, other than the ones on the boom, and maybe ties on the mast. I have just downed two...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 11-05-2009
Replies: 31
Views: 9,006
Posted By starlightventure
Rope Trick

Ok, but how do you make the fancy braided loops in the rope ends that the steel rings are in ?
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 11-02-2009
Replies: 11
Views: 2,689
Posted By starlightventure
Mike. It is carvel planked, mohogany 1 1/4" x 4"....

Mike. It is carvel planked, mohogany 1 1/4" x 4". Planks are fastned with one 3/8 galvanized lag bolt with one two inch stainless screws on either side of said lag bolt.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 11-02-2009
Replies: 11
Views: 2,689
Posted By starlightventure
Yes

This is what the surveyor said. " Only replace the bolts with what ever was there." My inference was that the original 50 year old bolt material atoms and ions have soaked deep into the wood around...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 11-01-2009
Replies: 11
Views: 2,689
Posted By starlightventure
Wood Boat Maintenance

I am restoring a 1956 38 foot wooden sail boat. I am replacing all the through hull bolts and fasteners. The rusty original through hull bolts are galvanized carriage bolts. The rust has destroyed...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 09-05-2009
Replies: 14
Views: 2,019
Posted By starlightventure
Yepp, thats the one. I am in need of any history...

Yepp, thats the one. I am in need of any history on this boat. All I know so far is that it was a Knud Reimers Design, built in Germany in 1956. Thats all I know.
How it got to Blaine Washington ,...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 08-18-2009
Replies: 14
Views: 2,019
Posted By starlightventure
Blue water friendly hull

I am considering a 38 foot 1956 Knud Reimers Wood Yal. It weight 20,000 pounds , has a lot of hull under the water line, and has only a10 foot beem. I would think that it would ba sea kindly boat and...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 06-19-2009
Replies: 14
Views: 2,019
Posted By starlightventure
Members compiled list 1

Members Pics for Blue Water Passage boats.
35 to 40 feet.

................................................NADA Average Retail Selling Price 2009

Islander...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 06-12-2009
Replies: 14
Views: 2,019
Posted By starlightventure
So out of the 3 boats the members preferences now...

So out of the 3 boats the members preferences now for intercontinental cruising is, First , Pearson 365, Second Cal 39, Third Catalina 38.
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 06-11-2009
Replies: 14
Views: 2,019
Posted By starlightventure
So, first reply is Pearson 365 and Cal 39 are...

So, first reply is Pearson 365 and Cal 39 are tied and rated higher for, blue water, transcontinental, passages, than the Catalina 38. I would agree , the Catalina is the lighter weight of the three....
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 06-10-2009
Replies: 24
Views: 9,913
Posted By starlightventure
If you go on a passage with an unprotected spade...

If you go on a passage with an unprotected spade rudder, You Must carry a spare emergency rudder, one that you can hang over the transom with a tiller.
Their are many reports of broken rudders...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 06-09-2009
Replies: 14
Views: 2,019
Posted By starlightventure
Off Shore Boat

I am considering buying one of 3 older boats for off shore cruising. Pearson 365, Cal 39, and Catalina 38.
Dose anyone have an opinion on which one they would buy to cruise offshore with, and why ?
Forum: Morgan 06-02-2009
Replies: 2
Views: 5,867
Posted By starlightventure
perkins

wha are you asking for the perkins
Forum: Crew Wanted/Available 06-02-2009
Replies: 7
Views: 1,068
Posted By starlightventure
Up for Any Pacific Ocean crew.

Up for Any Pacific Ocean crew.
Forum: Crew Wanted/Available 06-02-2009
Replies: 7
Views: 1,068
Posted By starlightventure
How big is your boat, how long do you stay out ?

How big is your boat, how long do you stay out ?
Forum: Crew Wanted/Available 06-02-2009
Replies: 7
Views: 1,068
Posted By starlightventure
How big is your boat

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How big is your boat
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 05-16-2009
Replies: 46
Views: 10,563
Posted By starlightventure
Yep Yep and Yep AGAIN.

[Years ago the master full Gougeon Brothers did extensive studies and test procedures
on fiber glass fatigue. My memory, a bit foggy, I seem to recall that they set up a machine to bend material...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 05-05-2009
Replies: 7
Views: 8,057
Posted By starlightventure
starlightventure

Starlightventure's spin on the Lancer 36.

They are a great boat for speed. It was the first boat under 40' to win the Trans Pac. They were built for ocean racing. They are light weight, 10,000....
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