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Search: Posts Made By: okapi3
Forum: Pacific Seacraft 1 Week Ago
Replies: 10
Views: 1,588
Posted By okapi3
Re: Selling our 31 :(

She didn't sell by owner so she is now listed with Rogue Wave in Annapolis:

RogueWave - Our Yacht Inventory...
Forum: Pacific Seacraft 03-07-2014
Replies: 10
Views: 1,588
Posted By okapi3
Re: Selling our 31 :(

Yes, in fact she is still available for sale by owner. Have had two interested parties but no commitments. In May, if she is not already sold, I will move her up to Annapolis to be sold through a...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 02-16-2014
Replies: 33
Views: 1,472
Posted By okapi3
Re: New England sailors?

I worry more about the soot build-up inside my lungs than on the outside of my boat!
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 02-13-2014
Replies: 33
Views: 1,472
Posted By okapi3
Re: New England sailors?

My current marina, Zahniser's Yachting Center, in Solomons, Maryland, is a beautiful marina. The absolutely only drawback is the Naval air base across the river which does some pretty noisy...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 02-10-2014
Replies: 33
Views: 1,472
Posted By okapi3
Re: New England sailors?

As for maintenance, I hope to get everything I need done in Annapolis before we leave.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 02-10-2014
Replies: 33
Views: 1,472
Posted By okapi3
Re: New England sailors?

Ha! I had just found this marina on Active Captain, read the reviews and had already jotted it down as my first choice so far. It sounds very nice, and very close to the airport. I will give...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 02-10-2014
Replies: 33
Views: 1,472
Posted By okapi3
Re: New England sailors?

Thanks for all the helpful info. I will peruse Active Captain.



We would be flying in and out infrequently, and using the marina as a base for long cruises. The boat is a Valiant 42 and she...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 02-09-2014
Replies: 33
Views: 1,472
Posted By okapi3
Re: New England sailors?

Okay, thanks! ... I live in Colorado and am buying a boat in Annapolis that I want to register in Rhode Island and sail there this coming summer. So I am hoping to find a marina that I can access...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 02-09-2014
Replies: 33
Views: 1,472
Posted By okapi3
New England sailors?

Is there a dedicated forum for sailors based in New England? I have a question about Rhode Island marinas.
Forum: Pacific Seacraft 01-01-2014
Replies: 10
Views: 1,588
Posted By okapi3
Re: Selling our 31 :(

Ted,
Obviously you still do think about your Pacific Seacraft---you are still following the forum!
I will probably do the same. I'm glad to hear you are happy with the change, as I expect we will...
Forum: Pacific Seacraft 12-28-2013
Replies: 10
Views: 1,588
Posted By okapi3
Selling our 31 :(

After long consideration my wife and I have agreed to sell Wayfarer, our beautiful 1988 Crealock 31 which we have owned for 6 years, lovingly maintained, and customized with a CapeHorn windvane...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 12-03-2013
Replies: 1
Views: 400
Posted By okapi3
Cool Heavy weather question

I just watched an interesting video (s/v Paragon NYC to Bermuda Nightmare, Part 3 (Westsail 42) - YouTube) which got me pondering heavy weather techniques. The singlehanded captain of this Westsail...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 11-25-2013
Replies: 127
Views: 5,621
Posted By okapi3
Re: Google Glass and it's effect on sailing

The reason I sail is to get away from stuff like this. I'm a sailor, not a fighter pilot.
Forum: Pacific Seacraft 09-05-2013
Replies: 2
Views: 469
Posted By okapi3
Re: Pacific Seacraft 31 furler line

John,
I just replaced the old Harken roller furler on my 31 with a brand new one. The old one had 3/8" line which did sometimes get "too fat" in the drum if not set up just right. The new furler...
Forum: Pacific Seacraft 07-22-2013
Replies: 16
Views: 1,754
Posted By okapi3
Re: Year 2 Report, PSC 37 Kenlanu

Thanks, Jay, very helpful.
Forum: Pacific Seacraft 07-20-2013
Replies: 16
Views: 1,754
Posted By okapi3
Re: Year 2 Report, PSC 37 Kenlanu

I'd like to pick BirdBrain's brain too. I have a CapeHorn on my 31 and use it almost all the time when sailing. I have a Raymarine wheel pilot for back-up, which is very quick and easy to use but...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 05-14-2013
Replies: 11
Views: 938
Posted By okapi3
Re: Best spotlight?

I hear you, Zee. But I found a screaming deal on the JetBeam on Amazon and the 2 Li ion batteries WITH a charger only cost $10 more. Besides, I have a shelf full of cheapo flashlights that I am...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 05-13-2013
Replies: 386
Views: 17,754
Posted By okapi3
Re: Another Americaís Cup entry destroyed

I agree completely with Art H. The way the AC is now, it's just a competition between enormous bankrolls funding boat engineering. With all this emphasis on extreme engineering (and danger) maybe...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 05-13-2013
Replies: 11
Views: 938
Posted By okapi3
Re: Best spotlight?

Thank you. Now that I have narrowed it down to LED it will be much easier. I want to avoid any more power cords and chargers on my boat if possible, so the battery versions are looking good. I am...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 05-13-2013
Replies: 11
Views: 938
Posted By okapi3
Best spotlight?

I am bewildered by all the choices of flashlights these days. I am looking for a good powerful handheld light for navigating channels at night and picking out marks, etc. LED or halogen? ...
Forum: Pacific Seacraft 03-07-2013
Replies: 30
Views: 2,586
Posted By okapi3
Re: downwind sail for PSC31

Just weighing in: My PSC came with a beautiful assym spinaker. I have gradually learned to use it in various conditions and absolutely love it! There are other options for downwind/light wind...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 01-09-2013
Replies: 16
Views: 1,754
Posted By okapi3
Re: winching up the mast,

If the person ascending the mast can do some of the climbing it will take a lot of work off the winch and person winching.
Forum: Pacific Seacraft 01-01-2013
Replies: 15
Views: 2,620
Posted By okapi3
Re: Quantity and storage for anchor chain for a Pacific Seacraft 31

I have 40 feet of chain and 300' of rope and it all fits in the locker with room to spare. I don't have to go below to load it in. I don't have a windlass and lower the rode down the pipe by hand. ...
Forum: Seamanship & Navigation 12-01-2012
Replies: 16
Views: 3,070
Posted By okapi3
Re: How do you fold sails on deck?

I read in a sailing magazine a tip somebody recommended for flaking a sail on deck shorthanded. He uses those inexpensive spring clamps, available at hardware stores, to hold the flakes in place as...
Forum: Pacific Seacraft 10-25-2012
Replies: 8
Views: 1,216
Posted By okapi3
Re: Full vs partial battened main

Thanks everyone! Great info. First I'd like to apologize because I did the bad thing and posted a question before doing a search. I subsequently did do a Google search and came up with all sorts...
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