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Search: Posts Made By: ct
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 01-12-2005
Replies: 4
Views: 1,342
Posted By ct
cracked skeg T37

It sounds like she was put aground. Have it inspected together with the rudder post.
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 01-02-2005
Replies: 21
Views: 15,184
Posted By ct
Steel vs Fiberglass

As I have posted before....

"It is said among dedicated blue water cruisers in the South Pacific, 50% of the boats are metal; the rest of them are from the United States...."

Depending on...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 12-21-2004
Replies: 15
Views: 1,673
Posted By ct
Favorite sailing book

The Bounty: The True Story of the Mutiny on the Bounty.

This just published book recounts the mutiny but puts most of the emphasis on Bligh''s remarkable sailing feat after the mutiny... 1,600nm...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 12-20-2004
Replies: 6
Views: 923
Posted By ct
Fat ass transoms

Jeff,

I think you are pretty much correct, as always.

In discussing this very subject with a very well known Canadian Ship designer, he pointed out that my 53'' cutter with a flat buttocks aft,...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 12-18-2004
Replies: 0
Views: 589
Posted By ct
Custom Sail????

Does anyone know where one might get a cruising spinnaker or gennaker made with custom artwork?

Don''t want to spend an arm and a leg (already lost one leg..)

I understand that the artwork may...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 12-15-2004
Replies: 11
Views: 1,849
Posted By ct
CRUISER FRIENDLY WEBSITE CREATION AND HOSTING

If you want a dependable hosting service check out PowWeb (www.powweb.com). I''ve had them for about 4-5 years now and my site was only down three times for an hour or so at a time.

For...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 12-15-2004
Replies: 14
Views: 1,405
Posted By ct
Primary and backup GPS

We have a GPSmap 182C as our primary unit with a Garmin 120 backing the 182C up. I concur that Garmin units are very user friendly, simple to use and so far very dependable.

As far as the GPS...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 12-15-2004
Replies: 6
Views: 2,709
Posted By ct
Gulfstar 50

Actually, I understand that for a production boat the quality wasn''t too bad. As I remember they had some problem with water leaks around the lights (windows) and through the hull/deck joint.

The...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 12-14-2004
Replies: 19
Views: 2,825
Posted By ct
Reggata Pointy-headed marina has no security

"Pissing and moaning is only the bowel movement of the soul."

What a profoud thought....heavy.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 12-14-2004
Replies: 9
Views: 7,928
Posted By ct
Heaters: diesel or solid fuel?

If you''re still lookong for a heater, let me join the guys pushing the diesel.

We have an Espar D12L installed Espar D12L and can''t say enough about it. Super unit and burns exceptionally clean.
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 12-14-2004
Replies: 2
Views: 837
Posted By ct
New mast invention

You''re sure making the rounds of the message boards with this. They kinda'' tore you up over at the CrusingWorld forum.

Well, there''s a fellow here that''ll make the CrusingWorld guys look like...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 12-14-2004
Replies: 6
Views: 2,709
Posted By ct
Gulfstar 50

Hmmmmmmm, I don''t exactly know however, it might have something to do with their age. Most of the Gulfstar 50''s are gettin'' a little long in the tooth, many were charter fodder and they didn''t...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 10-31-2004
Replies: 7
Views: 892
Posted By ct
SailNet- A good place to do business

I have been lurking around this board for a few years now and been posting to it for at least a couple of those years. Until the other day, I had not had the occasion to purchase anything through the...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 10-31-2004
Replies: 4
Views: 988
Posted By ct
Intercoastal around Florida

We lived in Florida and caught a direct- and I do mean direct- hit from Charley and we caught some of Frances and Jeanne. We have moved and are presently in Georgia.

The reports that I seen...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 10-29-2004
Replies: 3
Views: 1,693
Posted By ct
Need Sailboat cover in DC area

I''m not from the DC area so I don''t know if there is anyone in your immediate area that makes boat covers. There might be someone in the Annapolis area.

I do know of a Canadian company that...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 10-14-2004
Replies: 11
Views: 1,528
Posted By ct
Can anyone help a New Boat Owner ona custom Ketch?

Woooo-ooooooo!

That might be a little more difficult than you anticipated. You might be able to give it to a salvager IF there is anything of value to him. If you want to eliminate it outright,...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 10-12-2004
Replies: 15
Views: 3,505
Posted By ct
Black Exhaust Stains On Transom

Engine oil smoke has been described as "blue", however most people complain of a "white-ish" or "white" smoke.

I agree that this can be confused with steam coming from the exhaust which might...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 10-12-2004
Replies: 6
Views: 3,239
Posted By ct
Propane Tank Mount

I''m looking for a couple of stainless propane tank holders that can be mounted outside of the aft pulpit rail.

I have seen this setup many times but can''t find out who makes them.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 10-11-2004
Replies: 6
Views: 2,441
Posted By ct
General HULL TYPES - Pros/Cons?

Frankly I went with aluminum. I believe it''s the best choice for hulls.

Wood

Wood is rapidly disappearing as the number of highly skilled carpenters willing to work for relatively low wages...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 10-11-2004
Replies: 15
Views: 3,505
Posted By ct
Black Exhaust Stains On Transom

White smoke is caused by engine oil burning. Check valve guides and seals . However you aren''t complaining of white smoke.

The most common cause of black smoke from a diesel engine is injector...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 10-11-2004
Replies: 11
Views: 1,716
Posted By ct
Boat Choices: Double-Check

As I thought the book is availabe here at SailNet. (And no, I''m not on commission.) It''s really great book.

Cut and paste the following into your browser or simply go to the book section of the...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 10-11-2004
Replies: 11
Views: 1,716
Posted By ct
Boat Choices: Double-Check

Rather than rely on a hodge-podge of opinion here, I would purchase the book "Choosing a Cruising Sailboat" by Roger Marshall. Marshall is a well known and respected designer. His book is highly...
Forum: Living Aboard 09-14-2004
Replies: 224
Views: 91,150
Posted By ct
Who''''s living on what??

We finally sold our home and are ready to begin a new life as liveaboards.

Musashi I is a 53'' Custom Aluminum Pilothouse Cutter built in Quebec Canada by C. Tremblay. Musashi displaces 50,000...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 09-13-2004
Replies: 1
Views: 2,121
Posted By ct
purchase agreement

Here you go Kristin. This is a commonly used agreement. I''ll post it here as well as attaching it to an e-mail as a Word document.

Good luck with your new boat!

Purchase Agreement
...
Forum: Living Aboard 09-12-2004
Replies: 6
Views: 3,386
Posted By ct
Bridge Clearance for Ft. Myers

Thanks "GordMay"

Looks like I''ll have to keep lookin''.
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