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Search: Posts Made By: rookie00
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 03-31-2003
Replies: 1
Views: 559
Posted By rookie00
Temperature Flucuation - Help

I went on my first sail of the season this weekend (before the snow hit) on the C. Bay. When I was coming in I noticed my engine temp was flucuating between 150-170 degrees. The temp would hold...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 03-25-2003
Replies: 5
Views: 2,526
Posted By rookie00
Porthole sealing question(s)

Thank you for the good advice, I will look into the different products for each application. I believe the large salon ports are non-glass and the smaller openning and non-opening are glass with...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 03-24-2003
Replies: 5
Views: 2,526
Posted By rookie00
Porthole sealing question(s)

All,

I have a Pearson 30 that seems to have some leaking around the non-opening portholes. I also have the smaller portholes that open and two that do not open. I am interested in ''re-sealing''...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 03-19-2003
Replies: 19
Views: 6,373
Posted By rookie00
Bottom Job question(s)

Allcystemsgo,

I hope I go it right, it looks great. I purchased two gallons of West Marine CPP ablative paint. West Marine told me that their brand is the same as the Micron paint, so I decided to...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 03-17-2003
Replies: 19
Views: 6,373
Posted By rookie00
Bottom Job question(s)

All - Thank you for the all input. Over the weekend I completed my bottom job. This is what I did. I rented a ''Dustless Sander'' from the marina at a cost of $15/hr. The last bottom paint was three...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 03-14-2003
Replies: 19
Views: 6,373
Posted By rookie00
Bottom Job question(s)

Wow - Everyone, thank you so much for all the great information. I am much better prepared for my first bottom job then I was yesterday. It will probably take me a while longer on, this, my first...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 03-14-2003
Replies: 19
Views: 6,373
Posted By rookie00
Bottom Job question(s)

Thank you all for all the great advice. It has made all the difference in my first bottom job attempt. I will be starting the job this weekend, since we are finally getting some favorable weather...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 03-13-2003
Replies: 19
Views: 6,373
Posted By rookie00
Bottom Job question(s)

What a relief. When I saw everyone else with their serious equipment I thought I might be fooling myself for thinking I can get away with doing a bottom job economically. You mentioned a couple of...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 03-13-2003
Replies: 19
Views: 6,373
Posted By rookie00
Bottom Job question(s)

All,

I am embarking on my first bottom job over the coming few weeks before launching for the season. I have purchased 2 gallons of bottom paint (ablative) that I am hoping will allow me two good...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 10-29-2002
Replies: 1
Views: 865
Posted By rookie00
Winterizing - Need advice

All -

I purchased my first sailboat only a few weeks ago and have been enjoying the tail end of the Chesapeake Bay sailing season. I am now thinking about winterizing my boat. Being new to sailing...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 10-10-2002
Replies: 17
Views: 4,298
Posted By rookie00
Buying Pearson 30 - Anything to look out for??

That sounds pretty serious! I am sure glad you remembered. This will be one of the 100 first things to do! If anything else comes to mind, please pass it along. Thanks again.
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 10-10-2002
Replies: 17
Views: 4,298
Posted By rookie00
Buying Pearson 30 - Anything to look out for??

Thanks for all your input. It has made all the difference. I will look into the P30 Fleet.

Had the survey, things are ok. it looks like I am going to become a P30 owner in the next couple of...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 10-08-2002
Replies: 17
Views: 4,298
Posted By rookie00
Buying Pearson 30 - Anything to look out for??

Rich -

Thank you for the feedback. I will ask the surveyor to pay special attention to this problem. Hopefully it will be something, relatively, minor. The tank is the Monel tank and I believe it...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 10-08-2002
Replies: 17
Views: 4,298
Posted By rookie00
Buying Pearson 30 - Anything to look out for??

Thanks everyone for the feedback. I will verify these issues during the survey, which is tomorrow.

Jeff - you mention the possibility that the water contamination may be diesel vs. oil. Do you...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 10-07-2002
Replies: 17
Views: 4,298
Posted By rookie00
Buying Pearson 30 - Anything to look out for??

All -

I am in the process of purchasing a 1980 Pearson 30. In it''s previous life it was raced, then owned for 5 years as a family cruiser on the Chesepeke Bay. I would be the next owner. This is...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 09-17-2002
Replies: 24
Views: 3,739
Posted By rookie00
First boat blues - need help!!!

Jeff -

Thanks for the input on the Endeavors. I looked at an O''Day 30 with the drop keel. I looks like a good boat. But from what I have heard it is not considered to be of the same quality build...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 09-16-2002
Replies: 24
Views: 3,739
Posted By rookie00
First boat blues - need help!!!

Thanks for the advice. I am looking at an Ericson and a Mariner right now. I will start looking into the Endeavors.

Thanks
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 09-16-2002
Replies: 24
Views: 3,739
Posted By rookie00
First boat blues - need help!!!

The slip fees in Annapolis are bit more than I want to pay for a slip. I need a slip that provides good access to the bay with minimal frills. You mentioned mom & pop marinas and private slips. Do...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 09-15-2002
Replies: 24
Views: 3,739
Posted By rookie00
First boat blues - need help!!!

Jack/Jeff,

Thank you both, again, for you comments. They have helped a great deal.

Your advance is great. I think I have narrowed my list down considerably. I am considering the Ericson, even...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 09-14-2002
Replies: 24
Views: 3,739
Posted By rookie00
First boat blues - need help!!!

Jack,

THANK YOU! You are a gentleman, my hats off to you.

Well this is the beginning of my n''th weekend in Annapolis boat shopping. Each visit I learn something new and feel I am the better...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 09-13-2002
Replies: 24
Views: 3,739
Posted By rookie00
First boat blues - need help!!!

Thank you for the great feedback. I became gaurded with the brokers when one of them showed me a 30'' Catalina that was in less than perfect shape. When I asked him about the gas motor (Atomic IV) he...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 09-13-2002
Replies: 23
Views: 3,053
Posted By rookie00
Taking the initial steps....

Several resources are available to you. I suggest you continue using the resources availble on sailnet.com. Once you have read all the good stuff here, goto www.cruisenews.net. this site has an...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 09-12-2002
Replies: 24
Views: 3,739
Posted By rookie00
First boat blues - need help!!!

Jack-
Thank you for insightful reply. We have looked at quite a few boats so far and have our fair share of boats, we know we do not want. I have seen boats in various states of neglect and poor...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 09-12-2002
Replies: 24
Views: 3,739
Posted By rookie00
First boat blues - need help!!!

Hello all,

I am in the market for a sailboat. My sailing experience has been limited to small lakes and rivers as a youngster (many moons ago). I live near the Chesapeake Bay and would prefer to...
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