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Search: Posts Made By: celenoglu
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 12
Views: 545
Posted By celenoglu
Re: Should I replace the headstay?

Headstays generally fail due to roller reefing. If the rigging is less than 10 years of age replacing only the headstay will suffice. To be on the safe side a complete re rigging is best.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 21
Views: 1,083
Posted By celenoglu
Re: Gremlins in the chain locker

Those parts of the chain were at the bottom of the locker with salt water and mud. It takes a lot of time for those rusts to form. This indicates, the anchor is not used for a long time or short...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 04-10-2015
Replies: 14
Views: 984
Posted By celenoglu
Re: Question About Accidental Gybes

Accidental gybes are generally due to ocean waves not wind direction changes. An autopilot or windvane cannot control a gybe. If the helm is to be controlled automatically it is much better to change...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 03-25-2015
Replies: 6
Views: 333
Posted By celenoglu
Re: Fuel Line Replacement

1. Each fitting means a possibility to leak.
2. It is always recommended to use rubber tubing instead of metal tubing. Vibrations cause cracks on the metal tubing.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 02-19-2015
Replies: 18
Views: 997
Posted By celenoglu
Re: electrical

A galvanic isolator can be used. Normally the active wires are not in contact with the boat, and ground wire is not connected to the boat. But in case the ground wire is connected to the boat hull, a...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 02-19-2015
Replies: 10
Views: 1,037
Posted By celenoglu
Re: Jeanneau SO 379 vs. Bavaria Cruiser 37

Both of them are good boats. Technically they are very close to each other. It will be just a selection of the interior and cockpit design.

My personal preferance will be the Jeanneau because of...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 02-18-2015
Replies: 12
Views: 914
Posted By celenoglu
Re: Travel plan in Mediterranean Sea

Sailing to/from Africa to/from Europe/Asia Minor might take 12 hours to 3-4 days. The distances do vary. Although there are some interesting places to visit, I would rather keep away from Africa....
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 01-08-2015
Replies: 26
Views: 1,742
Posted By celenoglu
Re: 30 Year Old Propane Stove

Replace the elastic tubing connecting gas to the stove and to the tank. These items should be replaced by date rather than time of use.

US standards ask for a continious hose from tank to stove....
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 01-05-2015
Replies: 35
Views: 1,756
Posted By celenoglu
Re: New computer selection help??

Take a look to netbooks with 10 inch screens. Although not a full screen even I can use it with my aging eyes. They are small enough to carry and large enough to use and they work with windows. I am...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 10-19-2014
Replies: 22
Views: 2,054
Posted By celenoglu
Re: Wooden Turkish Gulet? Are they good charter sailboats?

The gulets are worth to consider. They are working in charter business in Turkey. I recomend them for charter, but the boat should be surveyed. You can also contact "Aegean Boats" for a planned...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 09-15-2014
Replies: 12
Views: 887
Posted By celenoglu
Re: minor damage to teak toe rail

Use epoxy as the glue. The trick is to clean the parts with acetone prior to glueing. Damp a piece of cloth with acetone and clean the areas to be glued. Wait till the wood is dry and apply epoxy. If...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 12-13-2008
Replies: 20
Views: 14,341
Posted By celenoglu
1. Hoist the mizzen first. This will keep your...

1. Hoist the mizzen first. This will keep your boat's head to wind. You can easily hoist other sails in this condition. Use your mizzen when on anchor. You boat will always keep the head to wind.
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