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Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   01-12-2013
Replies: 15
Views: 3,967
Posted By sweetdreamyamaha
Re: Where can I get a manual for Elan 34?

try this link..https://filetea.me/t1s5f866

or you can private message me your email address and I can send it to you.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   09-02-2012
Replies: 5
Views: 1,453
Posted By sweetdreamyamaha
Dodger (sprayhood) design..

I'm making a new dodger. The majority of dodgers I see out there tend to have multiple panels. I also see a type that has only one large clear panel in the front.

If I don't have a roll up panel...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   09-01-2012
Replies: 39
Views: 6,874
Posted By sweetdreamyamaha
Re: material choice for new cabin cushion covers..

I was asking about cabin cushions.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   08-31-2012
Replies: 39
Views: 6,874
Posted By sweetdreamyamaha
Re: material choice for new cabin cushion covers..

Sounds like waterproof fabric is the best choice. I don't sleep on the boat that often so the stickiness shouldn't be too big of an issue. I would put sheets on the cushions or be in a sleeping bag....
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   08-28-2012
Replies: 39
Views: 6,874
Posted By sweetdreamyamaha
material choice for new cabin cushion covers..

My cushion covers are getting old and a bit moldy on the underside. I am thinking about making new covers for them. My current cushions covers are suede. I am planning on using PVC vinyl because they...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   04-22-2011
Replies: 15
Views: 3,967
Posted By sweetdreamyamaha
got manual..

I got a copy from Elan and a very kind dealer. I have a PDF version. You can find a copy here. It took a few emails and using google translate to put my request in Slovanian.

E34 owners...
Forum: Diesel   04-06-2011
Replies: 6
Views: 1,843
Posted By sweetdreamyamaha
I got the zinc out by removing the cover. It took...

I got the zinc out by removing the cover. It took a bit of work but I got it out. The bolt is still stuck. Now I've sold that boat and moved on to a different one. I had reservations about heating it...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   03-04-2011
Replies: 15
Views: 3,967
Posted By sweetdreamyamaha
Where can I get a manual for Elan 34?

Is there a owners' site/board for Elan yachts? Does anybody have the manual for Elan 34 built in 1996 or similar Elan models?
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   02-24-2011
Replies: 0
Views: 1,346
Posted By sweetdreamyamaha
opinion on 1996 Elan 34

I am looking at buying an Elan 34. Anybody out there with experience on these boats? Are there major issues with Elan boats built in this era?

Thanks!
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   01-11-2011
Replies: 1
Views: 1,658
Posted By sweetdreamyamaha
Comparison of Jeanneau 34.2 Yr 2000 model and Beneteau 370 Year 1994

I am looking for a coastal cruiser and considering these two boats, advertised for the same price.

Jeanneau 34.2 (2000 model) in good condition and a Beneteau 370 (1994 model) that is in fair...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   10-05-2010
Replies: 1
Views: 1,453
Posted By sweetdreamyamaha
marinas and sailing near Shanghai..

I might be moving to Shanghai from Tokyo sometime next year. I've been sailing on my own boat for about a year now. Wondering if anyone has any experience sailing in the Shanghai area. Are there any...
Forum: Seamanship & Navigation   09-07-2010
Replies: 5
Views: 5,470
Posted By sweetdreamyamaha
Using spinnaker pole to pole out jib when sailing downwind...

Does anyone do this? What are the disadvantages? It seems like the only difference between the spinnaker pole and a whisker pole is that the whisker pole has adjustable length and is lighter.

SD
Forum: Electronics   08-30-2010
Replies: 13
Views: 2,001
Posted By sweetdreamyamaha
懐かしいヨット - 新西宮ヨットハーバー:...

懐かしいヨット - 新西宮ヨットハーバー: ピアーネットワークの活動 - Yahoo!ブログ (http://blogs.yahoo.co.jp/sinnishi_pier_net/54147437.html)

In the pontoon bridge : <ц綣泣鐚...
Forum: Electronics   08-28-2010
Replies: 13
Views: 2,001
Posted By sweetdreamyamaha
Patient, I'm thinking about hooking up one like...

Patient, I'm thinking about hooking up one like the picture you posted to a cheap LCD screen inside the cabin. The emitter issue you raised might be a problem. It'll be a while before I get to it but...
Forum: Electronics   08-23-2010
Replies: 13
Views: 2,001
Posted By sweetdreamyamaha
I was thinking either somewhere on the mast or on...

I was thinking either somewhere on the mast or on the pulpit. The cameras are waterproof usually but probably not "really" waterproof though. I'm putting that on my to do project list and will let...
Forum: Electronics   08-22-2010
Replies: 13
Views: 2,001
Posted By sweetdreamyamaha
cheap backup camera installed on pulpit useful?

I am think about installing one of those cheap car backup cameras on the pulpit to allow me to see what is in front of the boat when I am in the cabin for short periods or when the jib is blocking...
Forum: Seamanship & Navigation   08-03-2010
Replies: 13
Views: 3,241
Posted By sweetdreamyamaha
use of toe rail..

I have a Yamaha 30C sailboat and the deck is surrounded by a ring of toe rails. I am fairly new to sailing. What do people usually use the toe rails for? There a lots of holes where I can tie things....
Forum: Diesel   06-07-2010
Replies: 6
Views: 1,843
Posted By sweetdreamyamaha
Thanks for the suggestions! I got a small pipe...

Thanks for the suggestions! I got a small pipe wrench but still could not wiggle the nut loose. I guess there is no alternative to taking apart the head part and trying to get a gasket from Yanmar.
Forum: Diesel   06-06-2010
Replies: 6
Views: 1,843
Posted By sweetdreamyamaha
alternative to replacing stuck engine zinc

I have a very old Yanmar YC diesel engine on my 30 foot Yamaha 30C sailboat. The bolt that the zinc is attached to is stuck and the head is a bit worn so I can really get a good grip anymore. I could...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   11-07-2009
Replies: 6
Views: 3,224
Posted By sweetdreamyamaha
Thanks everyone for the advice. I am going to...

Thanks everyone for the advice. I am going to routing the discharge to the cockpit sounds easy and a good idea.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   10-26-2009
Replies: 6
Views: 3,224
Posted By sweetdreamyamaha
Installing automatic bilge pump in series with diaphram bilge pump...

I recently purchased an automatic rule bilge pump. My sailboat, a Yamaha 30C is equipped with a manual diaphragm pump. Is it ok to connect the automatic bilge pump outlet directly to the input of the...
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