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Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   09-06-2013
Replies: 16
Views: 3,857
Posted By Trinkka
Re: Need help getting boat off trailer

I use pieces of rug in between the hull and wood blocks. Also on the stand poppets. I have about 18 wood blocks that I use for shoring under the hull. My boat weighs 2200 lbs empty. I know...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   09-06-2013
Replies: 16
Views: 3,857
Posted By Trinkka
Re: Need help getting boat off trailer

CalebD, You may be just kidding but this is how I used to take my 1986 O'Day 222 off the trailer in my yard. There is only one catch though, the trailer needs to be a complete roller trailer. ...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   07-13-2012
Replies: 20
Views: 7,381
Posted By Trinkka
Re: Cockpit COMFORT - folding seats, cushions, etc?

I'm happy with just my old square Stern's cushion propped against the stern rail post to lean my back against. I really don't need a cushion for my butt. I keep my cushion tied to the rail so it...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   03-17-2012
Replies: 118
Views: 23,105
Posted By Trinkka
Re: What sailing knife do you use?

Actually it's a common hitch that every power company lineman has used on a daily basis for many years.
I was a lineman for a town electric department for 32 years and this hitch was one of the...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   03-16-2012
Replies: 118
Views: 23,105
Posted By Trinkka
Re: What sailing knife do you use?

I agree with you on this. I use what is known as a "Lineman's Rolling Hitch" which is a lot different than any that I've seen on knot sites and in knot books. I do a lot of three strand rope...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   03-16-2012
Replies: 118
Views: 23,105
Posted By Trinkka
Re: What sailing knife do you use?

I keep a Gerber Multi Tool with its case attached to my belt at all times. Most of the time I only need pliers and this is where this tool comes in very handy, but if I need a knife, a serrated...
Forum: Introduce Yourself   07-08-2011
Replies: 2
Views: 388
Posted By Trinkka
Thank you.

Thank you.
Forum: Introduce Yourself   07-05-2011
Replies: 2
Views: 388
Posted By Trinkka
A new guy on the block:

:Ahoy there!
My name is Joe and I'm the old fuzzy faced Captain of the sailboat "Trinkka." My boat is a 1986 O'Day 222 that I bought in the Boston Boat Show back then. I've done over thirty...
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