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Search: Posts Made By: bnaylor
Forum: Announcements and Suggestions Box 11-08-2013
Replies: 5
Views: 204
Posted By bnaylor
Hi Bill: I had the same experience. Last night...

Hi Bill: I had the same experience. Last night I deleted my SailNet app and went to the Apple "app" store to download a new copy. I found it there; but when I went to download it, I received a...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 11-08-2013
Replies: 32
Views: 1,483
Posted By bnaylor
Congratulations on your new boat. I have an...

Congratulations on your new boat. I have an older C-22 which we sail mostly on Lake Pleasant. I store my boat in the same boatyard where your photos were taken. Great boat and we love hanging out...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 10-27-2013
Replies: 13
Views: 877
Posted By bnaylor
Grummi: I can only comment on the first half of...

Grummi: I can only comment on the first half of your plan. About three years ago we wanted to learn to sail, so we bought a 1980 Catalina 22. Great little boat - we really enjoy it. They can be...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 07-01-2013
Replies: 15
Views: 774
Posted By bnaylor
Crimping Different Guages question

Butt connector? Guys, he said he was a nurse, not a proctologist.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 06-24-2013
Replies: 6
Views: 606
Posted By bnaylor
Coast Guard flying the Bangladesh?

This article says that one of the older cutters has been sold to Bangladesh: ...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 06-13-2013
Replies: 28
Views: 1,838
Posted By bnaylor
3 week summer cruise: Chesapeake to New England

Brokesailor: wow! Sounds like great trip. Please post updates frequently.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 06-10-2013
Replies: 9
Views: 332
Posted By bnaylor
gettting closer to sailing

Avenger: congratulations, and now take that big step and splash her in the water. And be prepared to make some mistakes.

Our first time out with our "new to us" boat was the "sea trial" just...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 06-10-2013
Replies: 11
Views: 910
Posted By bnaylor
Good First Boat

Pcpk: I wouldn't want to start out with a 30-footer for my first boat - way more boat than is practical for a novice's first boat. SlowButSteady outlined the ideal approach; but, not everyone is...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 05-29-2013
Replies: 44
Views: 2,187
Posted By bnaylor
This is what I am thinking

I agree with the other posts ... C-22, West Wight Potter... All good. We like RVing, but haven't done much of it since buying our 1980 Catalina-22 two years ago. We sail on a large lake in Arizona...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 05-08-2013
Replies: 19
Views: 1,002
Posted By bnaylor
Another (stupid?) outboard motor question

My Honda 5-hp manual says to use the choke only when outside temperatures are below 68-F.
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 01-02-2013
Replies: 11
Views: 1,423
Posted By bnaylor
Looking for the perfect boat

I sail a Catalina 22 - as stated in an earlier reply, they are a great all-around boat, can be purchased very reasonably, but do not excel in any one area. We are lake cruisers and our C-22 is a...
Forum: Introduce Yourself 12-06-2012
Replies: 26
Views: 802
Posted By bnaylor
Honda Guy Here...

Robert: Re: "The jet is pretty easy to replace in most smaller outboards. I could post the procedure for the BF5 if needed." ... Yes, please, that would be helpful. Avgas is solving the problem...
Forum: Introduce Yourself 12-05-2012
Replies: 26
Views: 802
Posted By bnaylor
Honda Guy Here...

Re: Hellosailor:
- I do let the motor run dry after every usage
- I had used Stabil but it didn't seem to make any difference
- I do think the problem is due to the engine design - it's at least...
Forum: Introduce Yourself 12-04-2012
Replies: 26
Views: 802
Posted By bnaylor
Honda Guy Here...

Hi Robert, and thanks for starting this thread. I have a fairly new Honda 5-HP 4-stroke outboard on my sailboat. It's very thrifty on fuel but has one major disappointing drawback - if left sitting...
Forum: Introduce Yourself 09-28-2012
Replies: 9
Views: 319
Posted By bnaylor
Greeting from Phoenix / Redondo Beach

Welcome aboard fellow Phoenician. Not sure if you are aware; but, we have an active sailing community here in Phoenix. The Lake Pleasant Sailing Club and the Arizona Yacht Club are both good - and...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 07-23-2012
Replies: 5
Views: 574
Posted By bnaylor
Decisions, Decisions, Decisions.... Your Input Please

Hi Fred: I'm pretty new to sailing, too; but in my opinion you should consider a slightly larger boat. Occasional over-nighters and coastal cruising will present you with some challenges with the...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 07-18-2012
Replies: 17
Views: 1,358
Posted By bnaylor
Tubing with a sailboat

Azzarac nailed it. I think the MacGregor is the answer. We have a Catalina 22 that we love; but the kids want a Mac. It may be a compromise;but, the Mac owners that I know love them - and the kids...
Forum: Introduce Yourself 05-28-2012
Replies: 13
Views: 6,802
Posted By bnaylor
Re: Brand new Honda 5HP Outboard won't start - should I switch mfg?

Marc: I'm sitting home today - Memorial Day - instead of sailing at the lake as planned, because our Honda 5HP outboard wouldn't start ... again. These engines apparently have very, very, small...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 05-06-2012
Replies: 23
Views: 1,583
Posted By bnaylor
To trail it or second job to pay slip fee?

We have a Catalina 22 swing keel that we keep in dry storage at the lake. Rigging our sails, hitching, and launching takes no time at all. Rates are reasonable - we pay about $70/month for dry...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 02-28-2012
Replies: 22
Views: 2,350
Posted By bnaylor
Garmin eTrex

I'm a weekend lake sailor with the same need - how fast are we going? If I had an Apple or Android smartphone, I would download one of the GPS apps to provide me with this info. But, I don't have a...
Forum: Introduce Yourself 09-24-2011
Replies: 14
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Views: 597
Posted By bnaylor
Vette: do consider buying a "first" boat to...

Vette: do consider buying a "first" boat to learn with. There are plenty if wonderful, somewhat older, pocket cruisers to be had for ~3K to ~6K in decent usable condition. We bought a Catalina 22...
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