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Search: Posts Made By: RichardM
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 02-05-2013
Replies: 32
Views: 2,547
Posted By RichardM
Re: Chesapeake Bay, Western Shore Marinas

On West River, there is the Chesapeake YC. Not a Marina, but a YC. They have very nice grounds, really good showers, and a good restaurant and bar as well as a swimming pool. Its family oriented. ...
Forum: Pacific Northwest & Alaska 01-26-2013
Replies: 2
Views: 833
Posted By RichardM
Sailing on Lake Chelan

Does anyone have experience/knowledge about sailing on Lake Chelan?

TIA for any information you can provide.

RichardM
S/V Raven
Cal 33
West River MD
Forum: Cal 01-19-2013
Replies: 13
Views: 5,381
Posted By RichardM
Re: Cal 33-2 Tender?

I apologize for not replying sooner. PO and the owner of a later Cal told me That the 85's masts were two feet taller. This spring, I'll measure it out just to make sure.
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 01-18-2013
Replies: 52
Views: 6,279
Posted By RichardM
Re: Favorite Cruising Music?

I have a playlist that includes Reggae starts doing covers of Grateful Dead tunes that is very nice on the boat.

Also,

Henri DiKongue C'est la Vie

Lucky Dube (RIP)

Johnny Clegg/Juluka...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 01-03-2013
Replies: 136
Views: 11,770
Posted By RichardM
Re: Coffee on board

On the Chesapeake, I use the AeroPress. It only makes about 1 cup of coffee, but has the advantage of compressing the grounds into a round pellet which is easily disposed of. Grind up a little...
Forum: Cal 12-24-2012
Replies: 13
Views: 5,381
Posted By RichardM
Re: Cal 33-2 Tender?

I own a 1985 Cal 33. Later 33's had a mast about two feet shorter than the one on mine. She is not particularly tender, the PO told me he never had the rail in the water, and I never have. The...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 12-23-2012
Replies: 18
Views: 5,875
Posted By RichardM
Re: Herreshoff's Meadowlark sharpies

Nice Video Denise. They indeed look like they are having fun!
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 05-16-2012
Replies: 8
Views: 2,026
Posted By RichardM
Re: Identifying a Yanmar

Thanks for the information. I'll go up tomorrow and get the information off the engine and check with a dealer.

Nice to hear from another Cal 33 owner.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 05-15-2012
Replies: 8
Views: 2,026
Posted By RichardM
Re: Identifying a Yanmar

Yes, I have a manual, but am not sure its what came with the engine/boat. Its at the boat, so I can't check specifics right now.

The fresh water impeller is off to the left as you are looking...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 05-15-2012
Replies: 8
Views: 2,026
Posted By RichardM
Identifying a Yanmar

I have a three cylinder Yanmar diesel which has the fresh water intake to cool the internal cooling circuit. Is there a way to precisely identify which Yanmar it is, e.g. 3GM30, 3GMD, 3GM30F,...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 04-28-2012
Replies: 13
Views: 4,867
Posted By RichardM
Re: Dustless Sanding System Recommendations

Thanks to everyone who offered advice and assistance. I'll have a lot of options for next spring.

RichardM
S/V Raven
Cal 33
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 04-24-2012
Replies: 6
Views: 634
Posted By RichardM
Re: Washington DC area June 16-20th.

I second the recommendation for Annapolis. Depending on time of day, about 45 minutes to an hour away. Tons of things to do, including harbor tours, local museum.

If you want to go all in, then...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 04-22-2012
Replies: 13
Views: 4,867
Posted By RichardM
Dustless Sanding System Recommendations

Next year, I plan to do the bottom of my Cal 33. Since a lot of sanding will be involved, its going to be important to have some sort of system in place to collect the dust. I would appreciate any...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 11-15-2008
Replies: 12
Views: 3,618
Posted By RichardM
Mooring on the Severn, River, Md.

Sorry for the lack of clarity. Severn river, near Annapolis, Md.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 11-15-2008
Replies: 12
Views: 3,618
Posted By RichardM
Leaving boat on Mooring in Severn River for Winter?

I have the opportunity to leave my prospective new boat, a Cal 33, on a mooring for the winter in the Severn River. Assuming a secure mooring, proper winterization, and insurance, is this advisable?...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 09-08-2008
Replies: 6
Views: 7,085
Posted By RichardM
Mariner 28

I owned a Mariner 28 for several years. She was a fairly decent sailor and quite stiff. Her build quality was good, although given her age, she needed new electronics and internal repairs to cabin...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 07-11-2008
Replies: 233
Views: 50,959
Posted By RichardM
These pictures are making me ill.....

These pictures are making me ill.....
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 06-28-2008
Replies: 1
Views: 1,360
Posted By RichardM
Recommendation for a Marine Surveyor in Norfok, VA area.

If anyone has a recommendation for a marine surveyor in the Norfolk, Virginia area, I would appreciate a message and contact information.

TIA for your help.
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 01-27-2008
Replies: 3
Views: 1,766
Posted By RichardM
Thank you for the replies

Thanks for the help on my boat choice. I'm going to have a look at a 323 on Tuesday.

Richard
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 01-26-2008
Replies: 3
Views: 1,766
Posted By RichardM
Pearson 323: A good choice for the Chesapeake Bay?

I'm considering a Pearson 323 for sailing on the Chesapeake Bay.

She is very well equipped and maintained, but I wonder about her suitability for the light airs we have in the summer. At 12,000...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 07-11-2007
Replies: 2
Views: 1,643
Posted By RichardM
Boat check

What I was referring to was the Boat Review Section on the Sailnet website.

Regards,

RichardM
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 07-10-2007
Replies: 2
Views: 1,643
Posted By RichardM
Buying A Boat: Updating Boatcheck

Even though most of the reviews are by owners who are generally very enthusiastic about their boats, boatcheck is a wonderful resource for learning about the characteristics of a huge number of...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 03-27-2007
Replies: 34
Views: 2,662
Posted By RichardM
Congratulations Jeff

Its great to see you as a moderator. I always look forward to your thoughtful posts.

Best Regards,


Richard
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 03-11-2007
Replies: 8
Views: 1,498
Posted By RichardM
Thanks to all who responded.

Thank you for the replies to my questions on the Niagara 31. I plan to look at one in April. It does seem like a very fine boat if the balsa core is not an issue.

Regards,

Richard
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 02-23-2007
Replies: 8
Views: 1,498
Posted By RichardM
Niagara 31-Good for Ch. Bay?

This boat is on my short list for a Chesapeake Bay cruiser and overnighter. Concerns are the five foot draft, the balsa core, and whether it would be a good boat for a sailor with intermediate...
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