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Search: Posts Made By: jgmartis
Forum: Chartering 01-31-2009
Replies: 19
Views: 5,492
Posted By jgmartis
Harbor Sail, Fells Point

I chartered a 25’ C&C from Harbor Sail, the condition was immaculate and the owner was extremely kind courteous and helpful. The rates are fantastic at $200/1st day and 65/day thereafter. Good...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 01-24-2009
Replies: 576
Views: 66,487
Posted By jgmartis
I am in awe of your skills and this thread is...

I am in awe of your skills and this thread is fantastic reading when it 18 degrees (f).
I have read that it is a good idea to incorporate some cedar into the cabin for insect control. I was...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 10-19-2008
Replies: 28
Views: 4,988
Posted By jgmartis
Sailboat for Erie

All of the boats mentioned are good choices, try to buy something that has never been in salt water. Three choices that havn't been listed are Chrysler 26, C&C 25 and the boat I'm restoring a New...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 10-19-2008
Replies: 10
Views: 3,463
Posted By jgmartis
Universal Atomic 4 Improvements

I am restoring a 1961 New Horizons, The Atomic 4 only has 1055 hours on it and the compression is good. It has never been updated and is in the orginal condition. I am planning to update it with a...
Forum: Sailnet.com Polls 10-19-2008
Replies: 191
Views: 19,443
Posted By jgmartis
Boat size

1969 19' Newport Holiday A daysailer I restored

1961 26' New Horizons I'm restoring for coatal cruising on the Great Lakes

1970 something 14' Sears Jetwind that I am restoring for my grandson...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 10-19-2008
Replies: 142
Views: 11,690
Posted By jgmartis
MFG Copperhead

At 19 I got engaged and bought a 14' MFG Copperhead, cat rigged, very fast, and orange, also my first bank loan to pay for it $17 a month and no cosigner (maybe, I think the boat dealer may have...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 10-17-2008
Replies: 35
Views: 2,336
Posted By jgmartis
Talking I like the hum

Don't know or care if it means I'm going faster or slower allI know is when I hear and feel that hum all is right with the world.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 10-17-2008
Replies: 0
Views: 2,889
Posted By jgmartis
New Horizon sailboat by Ray Greene & Co

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I have started an owners group for owners of the New Horizons Sailboat built by Ray Greene & Co.
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Forum: Gear & Maintenance 01-19-2008
Replies: 18
Views: 5,148
Posted By jgmartis
New Horizon

Trek check your private messages
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 01-19-2008
Replies: 14
Views: 2,215
Posted By jgmartis
Tankless

I had tankless electric water heaters in my home years ago but had lots of problems with leaking. The company replaced them 3 times before going bankrupt. Apparently the problem was with the...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 01-06-2008
Replies: 16
Views: 1,812
Posted By jgmartis
halekai36 is right

But if the cuts you need to make are all straight cuts use the method shown in this video
http://experttooltips.com/printer_How_to_Cut_a_Straight_Line_Video.shtml

Dont forget that the cut will...
Forum: Seamanship & Navigation 01-05-2008
Replies: 538
Views: 123,996
Posted By jgmartis
It seemed like a good idea at the time.

I keep my boat on a trailer at the lake. While driving to the lake the low fuel alarm came on but I hadn't been sailing in 2 weeks so I thought I would go sailing and get gas on the way home. ...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 01-03-2008
Replies: 73
Views: 5,020
Posted By jgmartis
Talking Yacht vs Sailboat

To paraphrase what Ben Franklin said:

If your not in bed by 10:00 then come home or start calling it a yacht.

Jim
Forum: Learning to Sail 12-30-2007
Replies: 304
Views: 54,206
Posted By jgmartis
Thanks!!!!!!!!!!

Thanks for making the videos. I have been sailing boardboats (sunfish and thier clones) for thirty years and just recently started sailing larger boats. Jibs, backstays and cunninghams are all...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 12-29-2007
Replies: 58
Views: 5,380
Posted By jgmartis
Lake Arthur?

If Lake Arthur is the local lake they have a mast raising boom at the Davis marina. You can also keep boats on thier trailer with the mast up but check lenth limits. I keep a 19' holiday there.
...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 12-29-2007
Replies: 8
Views: 1,801
Posted By jgmartis
Quote

That's a great quote!

Jim
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 12-27-2007
Replies: 33
Views: 3,494
Posted By jgmartis
Lats and Atts

I like L&A even though I can't afford 99% of whats in there (can always afford the rum!). When I was a teen 25 years ago I read his biker mag even though I couldn't afford the bikes or the girls. ...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 12-25-2007
Replies: 50
Views: 4,880
Posted By jgmartis
Christmas present

my wife gave me a Midland emergeny radio for use on my daysailer. It can be powered by alkaline batteries or internal NiCad batteries that can be charged by cranking a built in generator. It has a...
Forum: Learning to Sail 12-02-2007
Replies: 74
Views: 10,450
Posted By jgmartis
that easy

1. Make friends with a guy that has a very nice boat.

2. Go sailing with him.

3. Buy him a case of beer every so often.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 11-26-2007
Replies: 18
Views: 5,148
Posted By jgmartis
Pittsburgh

I live in Pittsburgh. Florida would be too far. Thanks, I may be needing your help/experience soon.

Jim
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 11-25-2007
Replies: 47
Views: 15,901
Posted By jgmartis
Perfect boat

The needs you describe are all met by the Chrysler 26 designed by Herreshoff. Most come with a trailer. Google Chrysler Sailing Association for specs. You will also need a boat with a mast raising...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 11-25-2007
Replies: 10
Views: 2,200
Posted By jgmartis
Best family place on Lake Erie

We spent a week at South Beach Resort on Sandusky Bay. They have a hotel, cabins, 3 pools and a protected deep water marina. Very family oriented. We have a 19' Newport Holiday and it was nice to...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 11-25-2007
Replies: 4
Views: 1,584
Posted By jgmartis
West Erie islands

We spent a week at South Beach Resort on Sandusky Bay. They have a hotel, cabins, 3 pools and a protected deep water marina. Very family oriented. We have a 19' Newport Holiday and it was nice to...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 11-25-2007
Replies: 3
Views: 428
Posted By jgmartis
where to stay on Lake erie

We spent a week at South Beach Resort on Sandusky Bay. They have a hotel, cabins, 3 pools and a protected deep water marina. Very family oriented. We have a 19' Newport Holiday and it was nice to...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 11-25-2007
Replies: 41
Views: 6,116
Posted By jgmartis
info on restoring old sailboats

book on restoring an old boat. Do a search for sailingsmall.com

check out the sailing stuff on this sight. search for shortypen.com

jim
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