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Forum: Good Old Boat   12-25-2009
Replies: 7
Views: 20,721
Posted By sentientpat
anchoring

Any suggestions/cautions on using 2 anchors, each at 45 degrees ( more or less ) to bow. shorter scope ? reduced swing ? ground tackle failure insurance ?load dispersed over 2 rodes ? etc. thanx
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   12-22-2009
Replies: 32
Views: 13,539
Posted By sentientpat
Depends on how much you do yourself

I've had a 28' Cutter for about a year. I spent $ 1000.00 for a complete bottom paint job ( including fiberglass prep work, 2 coats primer, 2 coats good bottom coat ) but that was in mexico. I do my...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   12-20-2009
Replies: 14
Views: 3,293
Posted By sentientpat
I'd love to see a pix or diagram of the onboard...

I'd love to see a pix or diagram of the onboard gin pole( using boom or spinnaker pole ? ) with jib halyard & vang assembly. A cable assembly came with the boat, fits the description of the side guys...
Forum: Florida - Keys   12-19-2009
Replies: 0
Views: 812
Posted By sentientpat
Keys facilities

Headed to Keys next month. I have a 28' Cutter . About 4' draft,34' mast. Any hope of finding a ginpole near a ramp. Looked into cranes/lifts (spendy for 30 min work ). Or a ramp with nearby dockside...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   12-19-2009
Replies: 14
Views: 3,293
Posted By sentientpat
My step has an elongated hole that the bolt can...

My step has an elongated hole that the bolt can travel about 4" vert. Not really a hinge, but a fixed point with some play(vertically). Mast weighs about 75+ lbs(rough guess). What is a "heavy duty...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   12-19-2009
Replies: 14
Views: 3,293
Posted By sentientpat
stepping(raising) mast w/o crane

I have a 28' boat, about a 34' mast. Only have about a 4' draft, so lots of ramps work. Handbook has details of using boom/mainsheet to create triangle to raise mast. I've always used...
Forum: Florida - Keys   12-19-2009
Replies: 4
Views: 1,155
Posted By sentientpat
HI. I'm new to sailnet. Hoping to come to the...

HI. I'm new to sailnet. Hoping to come to the Keys next month with my 28' cutter " SENTIENT". Any chance of finding a gin pole near a boat ramp ( 4' draft ) to rig/launch my boat ? Or suggestions on...
Forum: Florida - Keys   12-19-2009
Replies: 13
Views: 3,769
Posted By sentientpat
I am also headed to the keys soon. Trailering my...

I am also headed to the keys soon. Trailering my 28' Cutter. Any chance of finding a gin pole ( to step mast ) at a boat ramp ( 4' draft ). I've talked to several marinas with cranes and lifts(...
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