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Search: Posts Made By: ceddavis
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 06-08-2013
Replies: 13
Views: 1,430
Posted By ceddavis
Re: Reefing Sail Ties

I see the point about not tieing around the boom. However, the foot of my mainsail (C&C 24) sildes into a slot along the top of my boom. If the reefing grommets are used, they only way to tie them...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 02-24-2013
Replies: 58
Views: 2,698
Posted By ceddavis
Re: Getting ahead of myself

How exciting! We made the reverse trip moving my C&C 24 from Long Island Sound to Bohemia Bay Yacht Harbor. Hauled out and spent the winter at Delaware City. It's a great little marina with a...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 07-05-2012
Replies: 60
Views: 3,506
Posted By ceddavis
Re: Philadelphia Area Sailing for a Novice on a 25' SK

Have you completely ruled out the Chesapeake? Check out Bohemia Bay Yacht Harbour (http://www.BBYH.com).

Great facilities, great community, accessible from your location, and both protected...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 02-25-2012
Replies: 13
Views: 6,478
Posted By ceddavis
Linking the tillers should not be an issue, as...

Linking the tillers should not be an issue, as it's totally un-needed. I have a 9.9 on a C&C 24 and back into my slip. For the most part, I do not touch the outboard tiller, but use the boat's. ...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 11-13-2011
Replies: 1
Views: 327
Posted By ceddavis
Any one on Gulf Coast?

Wondering if there is any one between Gulf Port MS, and Pensacola, FL who can help out.

We are getting married in Fairhope, AL in the spring of 2012. After visiting the area, my Fiance now has...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 11-13-2011
Replies: 6
Views: 651
Posted By ceddavis
First Time Single handing

Took Ariel out yesterday for the first time by myself!
:)

The winds on the northern Chesapeake were brisk, about 15 gusting to 20, so I kept the mainsail down and used the genoa only. The first...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 09-01-2011
Replies: 20
Views: 14,230
Posted By ceddavis
I can't speak to the oil issue, but When I moved...

I can't speak to the oil issue, but When I moved the traveler on the C&C 24 to over the cabin, I laminated up blocks of mahogany from 1" boards using West System. Mahogany is dense like Teak, but...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 05-17-2011
Replies: 364
Views: 127,017
Posted By ceddavis
re: I have same type question. I was going to use...

re: I have same type question. I was going to use the Butyl to bed teak wood on the deck, but if I use a teak or or Penofin oil will that destroy the Butyl bedding?

I had a similar issue. I...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 02-12-2011
Replies: 19
Views: 2,274
Posted By ceddavis
Hah! That sounds familiar. Last Sept, I was...

Hah! That sounds familiar. Last Sept, I was moving my new to me C&C 24 From Long Island Sound down the NY ICW to the Delaware Bay. Within sight of Atlantic City, right at a turn on the ICW a we...
Forum: Caribbean Islands 01-24-2011
Replies: 7
Views: 1,231
Posted By ceddavis
Thanks for the suggestions. We are starting to...

Thanks for the suggestions. We are starting to get serious about route planning, knowing that when the weather does not cooperte, all plans go out the window. Oh, well. Worst case, it'll be nicer...
Forum: Caribbean Islands 12-28-2010
Replies: 7
Views: 1,231
Posted By ceddavis
Grenadines

Ok, this is my dream cruise, at least until I can cruise more then a week at a time. :)

We are doing 8 days north out of Grenada at the end of Feb with 11 crew and 2 boats. As a group, we have...
Forum: Chartering 12-26-2010
Replies: 11
Views: 1,733
Posted By ceddavis
People have already mentioned the Caves at Norman...

People have already mentioned the Caves at Norman island and the Baths, which are both great. One of my favorite spots is Soggy Dollar Bar at White Bay on Josh Van Dyke. A spectacular clear white...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 10-16-2010
Replies: 5
Views: 790
Posted By ceddavis
Thanks. They are close to 20 (hard to tell as...

Thanks. They are close to 20 (hard to tell as the end is stripped) but as that's the consensus, we'll be off to Home Depot tomorrow to validate by testing a 1/4 x 20 bolt on one of the nuts off the...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 10-16-2010
Replies: 5
Views: 790
Posted By ceddavis
Re-bedding jib sheet tracks

Used the butyl tape to re-bed the jib sheet tracks on the "new to me" C&C 24 "Ariel". The tapes seems to work really well. I'll let everyone know in 10 years. :)

Looks like this was the first...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 10-13-2010
Replies: 19
Views: 2,208
Posted By ceddavis
Sounds like a large boat for the NJ portion of...

Sounds like a large boat for the NJ portion of the ICW. It is notoriously prone to shoaling.

I moved a C&C 24 from LI sound around Cape May to Delaware City, DE in the last month. From NYC to...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 10-11-2010
Replies: 5
Views: 689
Posted By ceddavis
Thanks! Knew there had to be an easy answer.

Thanks! Knew there had to be an easy answer.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 10-11-2010
Replies: 5
Views: 689
Posted By ceddavis
What's this called?

I have three halyard lines, which all run down internally through the mast. For the main halyard and one of the jib halyards, the exit point is simply a rectangular slot in the mast. One of these...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 10-07-2010
Replies: 364
Views: 127,017
Posted By ceddavis
Re-bedding track

I will be removing the Jjb track and re-bedding on my 24, so this was great. A question on the exisitng holes:

Water has been coming through the holes (hence to need to re-bed). What is the...
Forum: C & C 09-06-2010
Replies: 1
Views: 1,267
Posted By ceddavis
C&C 24 hatch

One of the "Issues" I've inherited with the new boat is the forward hatch. I knew it'd have to be dealt with, but thought it'd be latter. The handles and bolt through the lexan (?) are stuck and...
Forum: C & C 08-19-2010
Replies: 5
Views: 1,990
Posted By ceddavis
Thanks. Got it, I think. We're planning on...

Thanks. Got it, I think.

We're planning on going out this weekend as well. Still in basic Familiarization & Shake-down mode.

Chuck
Forum: C & C 08-18-2010
Replies: 5
Views: 1,990
Posted By ceddavis
Thanks. This is exactly type of feedback I'm...

Thanks. This is exactly type of feedback I'm looking for.

I've seen the Beckson vents, but was not sure how well they work.

Regarding the bilge, the keel bolts are regularly wet, and have...
Forum: C & C 08-17-2010
Replies: 5
Views: 1,990
Posted By ceddavis
New (to me) C&C 24

I posted this in the "introduction" thread. Hopefully hear in the C&C "room", more folks with direct experience will notice. Thanks in advance!


After more years then I care to count, I...
Forum: Introduce Yourself 08-17-2010
Replies: 1
Views: 616
Posted By ceddavis
Finally own a boat! (C&C 24)

After more years then I care to count, I finally "found" a nice sailboat, Ariel, a C&C 24 in need of a little love. Ariel is now in Rye, NY, but will be moved down to the Delaware and eventually on...
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