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Search: Posts Made By: jack2
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 2 Days Ago
Replies: 2
Views: 521
Posted By jack2
Taffrail log

Figured it out
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 07-20-2013
Replies: 3
Views: 1,098
Posted By jack2
Offshore Florida to Maine

We are planning to sail offshore from Florida to Maine in 2014.
Is the hurricane risk too great if we can not leave before July 1st?
Where do we find routing information?
Thanks
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 02-05-2012
Replies: 9
Views: 918
Posted By jack2
Rockter I have a chain and cable steering system....

Rockter I have a chain and cable steering system. the emergency tiller can be attached quickly but would be very hard to use for any length of time.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 02-05-2012
Replies: 9
Views: 918
Posted By jack2
The current emergency tiller is about a 18-24"...

The current emergency tiller is about a 18-24" shaft that clamps onto the rudder shaft facing backwards. To use it the lazerett hatch cover must be open. I tried to upload a photo but even though I...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 02-05-2012
Replies: 9
Views: 918
Posted By jack2
I am not sure why he thought that the monitor...

I am not sure why he thought that the monitor would stress the steering, but he said the older bronze steering shaft Edson's were not really up to the task.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 02-05-2012
Replies: 9
Views: 918
Posted By jack2
Replace or Restore, Wheel or Tiller?

My wife and I have a 1970 Ohlson 38 with Edson wheel steering. The steering was installed in 1972. I have had the boat for two years and want to take it off shore. The emergency steering system is...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 05-17-2011
Replies: 8
Views: 4,542
Posted By jack2
Electric distress light? Where to buy

Does anyone know where I can buy an Electric distress light that flashes SOS that is USCG approved? I can not find one on sailnet, defender or west marine.
Forum: Seamanship & Navigation 05-09-2011
Replies: 7
Views: 2,463
Posted By jack2
It is ridged vang and that was my first thought...

It is ridged vang and that was my first thought as well.
Forum: Seamanship & Navigation 05-09-2011
Replies: 7
Views: 2,463
Posted By jack2
Is it better to disconnect the vang from the mast...

Is it better to disconnect the vang from the mast and secure it to the boom or from the boom and lash it to the deck/mast?
Forum: Seamanship & Navigation 05-09-2011
Replies: 7
Views: 2,463
Posted By jack2
I found a manual online. It seems like I am...

I found a manual online. It seems like I am supposed to loosen up the dutchman lines and tie them back to the mast, then drop the boom to the deck and tie it off. On our boat that means disconnecting...
Forum: Seamanship & Navigation 05-08-2011
Replies: 7
Views: 2,463
Posted By jack2
Tacking a storm trysail - dutchman reefing

What is the process of tacking a storm trysail if the boat has dutchman reefing, do those lines get in the way?
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 03-09-2011
Replies: 14
Views: 2,375
Posted By jack2
Glass for replacing hatches

Is tempered glass (1/2") as good as plastic for a forward hatch light?
Forum: Introduce Yourself 02-27-2011
Replies: 3,330
Views: 653,488
Posted By jack2
Lake Michigan, Milwaukee Wisconsin

Lake Michigan, Milwaukee Wisconsin
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 02-06-2011
Replies: 143
Views: 8,387
Posted By jack2
Sextant Choice

I am not sure if this is the right place to ask, but do any of you have experience with the Freiberger Yacht Sextant or the ASTRA III B sextant. I realize the the Freiberger is smaller and somewhat...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 08-19-2010
Replies: 14
Views: 1,827
Posted By jack2
That is a good site. I have spent a good deal of...

That is a good site. I have spent a good deal of time there. I would be interested in any pictures or insights into the boat as a result this last year of cruising. Thanks
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 08-18-2010
Replies: 14
Views: 1,827
Posted By jack2
PaulK Thank you for the suggestion, I was able...

PaulK
Thank you for the suggestion, I was able to find a copy on Amazon for less then $4.00. What I would really like to know is what sails did you run in 40 knot winds. How did you sail it or did...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 08-18-2010
Replies: 14
Views: 1,827
Posted By jack2
Thanks, I was able to get a copy. I will also...

Thanks, I was able to get a copy. I will also look for a copy of the book. To clarify the boat was built in England by Tyler Boat Works and finished in Sweden. One Day I hope to sail it back.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 08-18-2010
Replies: 14
Views: 1,827
Posted By jack2
Thanks for the information. This is our first...

Thanks for the information. This is our first season with the boat, so far I have found it to be an excellent sailor (much more capable then myself). When I am not sailing it I am trying to find out...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 08-18-2010
Replies: 14
Views: 1,827
Posted By jack2
Thanks, I don't know how I missed that page when...

Thanks, I don't know how I missed that page when I looked at their web site. Its nice that some one was paying attention.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 08-17-2010
Replies: 14
Views: 1,827
Posted By jack2
Back issues of Cruising World

I am looking for the following article "Classic Plastic: Ohlson 38" from Cruising World, v.26, no. 4 (April 2000): p.114 Does anyone know how I can get a copy. Thanks
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 03-07-2010
Replies: 0
Views: 1,212
Posted By jack2
Le Comte Northeast 38

Does any one know (hopefully from personal experience) about the LeComte Northeast 38. I have read everything I can find on the web. What are things to like and things one should watch out for, both...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 09-26-2009
Replies: 0
Views: 544
Posted By jack2
Downsizing

What is the smallest boat that can be sailed by a crew of one or two weighing not more than 300 pounds (for 2) that has all of the sail controls of a larger boat? The way I sail now no longer allows...
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