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Forum: Pacific Seacraft   03-25-2014
Replies: 17
Views: 1,853
Posted By Time Traveler
Mast Pulpit on a 34

My Annie, a 37, got her three-legged mast pulpits a couple of years ago. Factory supplied; self installed. No conflict with stays'l sheets at all. I opted to do without the teak crossbar simply to...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   08-09-2013
Replies: 1
Views: 497
Posted By Time Traveler
Hatch Latch

Annie has the usual barrel latch on the sliding hatch to the companionway. And when the washboards are in place, of course, the barrel latch can only be operated from below. I've seen passing...
Forum: Pacific Seacraft   04-23-2013
Replies: 17
Views: 2,738
Posted By Time Traveler
Re: PSC 37 running backstays...

Depending which mast you have, you may not need to rig your running backstays all that often, or need to tension them mightily when you do. As Niftynickers commented in a similar thread about a year...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   02-01-2013
Replies: 10
Views: 2,575
Posted By Time Traveler
Re: Installing a Boom Brake

Casey --- we set up a GybeEasy on Annie last year. Initially secured it to an eye where the aftermost shroud attaches to its chainplate. Simple and strong but meant high-stepping over the line...
Forum: Seamanship & Navigation   10-09-2012
Replies: 32
Views: 6,661
Posted By Time Traveler
Re: Boy killed by lightning in our anchorage, what would you do?

The strategy of using the stove as a Faraday cage makes a lots of sense, in theory, and I do put the handheld in the oven when there's risk of lightning. But I'm also very curious whether anyone on...
Forum: Pacific Seacraft   09-23-2012
Replies: 12
Views: 2,373
Posted By Time Traveler
Re: Running backstay on my PSC 34

Most helpful to have the backstory from Bill Crealock himself. I put the same question to Thumper at the factory earlier this year. His advice was the same (mostly, don't bother with the running...
Forum: Pacific Seacraft   08-28-2012
Replies: 51
Views: 10,488
Posted By Time Traveler
Re: Singlehanding a PSC37???


This is a late response to your questions about single-hand docking of a PSC37. My situation is a little harsher than normal docking, you may be able to adapt it to your own situation. ...
Forum: Pacific Seacraft   05-26-2012
Replies: 5
Views: 1,173
Posted By Time Traveler
Re: Crealock 37 Jacklines

The solution was to simply leave tethers attached to the jackline (one port, one starboard), their ends in the cockpit.

Very straightforward and sensible. Many thanks.
Forum: Pacific Seacraft   05-23-2012
Replies: 11
Views: 2,298
Posted By Time Traveler
C37 Anchor Locker Partition

Our C37 came to us with a single anchor on 20' of chain and 250' of three-strand nylon. We'll soon be adding a second anchor with a similar rode.

Our anchor locker is divided into two...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   05-14-2012
Replies: 22
Views: 2,480
Posted By Time Traveler
Re: Poll about gybe preventer - when do you use one?

On passage offshore, we used a preventer anytime the wind was on the quarter, and have been especially careful have one in place at night.

For coastal sailing in moderate conditions, it is all...
Forum: Pacific Seacraft   04-22-2012
Replies: 5
Views: 1,173
Posted By Time Traveler
Crealock 37 Jacklines

New to forum and impressed with the collective wisdom here.

Am trying to improve aft jackline anchor placement.

Attaching the jacklines to the padeye set up for the running backs is adequate,...
Forum: Pacific Seacraft   04-22-2012
Replies: 8
Views: 2,399
Posted By Time Traveler
Re: Crealock 37

"water can in theory enter the drain hole on the PSC propane locker"

Just FYI: Water does enter propane locker if engine is pushing hard. During sea trial last year, with Yanmar 4JH2E at max rpm...
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