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Forum: Gear & Maintenance   07-18-2010
Replies: 10
Views: 2,785
Posted By jdair101
I installed a nova-kool LT201-RT4 system in my...

I installed a nova-kool LT201-RT4 system in my 5.5quft box. I went with the freezer compartment so I can keep meat on the boat instead of having to take it home during the week. Oh ya I need ice...
Forum: Diesel   10-09-2009
Replies: 9
Views: 7,648
Posted By jdair101
Im about to take my boat out of the water and...

Im about to take my boat out of the water and have the same problem with knocking. As well lots of black soot all over the back of the boat were the exaust comes out. If I bring the rpm up about 1200...
Forum: Learning to Sail   09-17-2009
Replies: 22
Views: 3,689
Posted By jdair101
I started sailing my 27 2 years ago single handed...

I started sailing my 27 2 years ago single handed on georgian bay. I think your best friend when on your own is Auto. Auto helm drives most of the time when I'm by myself. It lets me trim the sails...
Forum: Lake Huron   07-05-2009
Replies: 14
Views: 2,485
Posted By jdair101
next year for me. same route but starting out of...

next year for me. same route but starting out of collingwood to hope island then around the bay.
Great vidio and stills.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   04-24-2009
Replies: 2
Views: 367
Posted By jdair101
24volt charging

hi
can a 24volt battery bank be charged with a 12 volt charger to each individual battery????
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   02-28-2009
Replies: 9
Views: 2,614
Posted By jdair101
Make the app free for a while and then you will...

Make the app free for a while and then you will get enough reviews. $9.99 is cheap but some people (me included) what to see that it works before spending the money. If there were enough positive...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   01-24-2009
Replies: 4
Views: 489
Posted By jdair101
its not so much as having a 10lb savings but...

its not so much as having a 10lb savings but moving that 50lb battery into the center and more forward in the boat, from the rear starboard side.
Its also having the extra power for weekending and...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   01-24-2009
Replies: 4
Views: 489
Posted By jdair101
second battery

Hi All
In my C&C27mkV I currently have 2 27series batteries. I use the boat for club racing 80% of the time and think the second 27series battery is to big (heavy) and not in the best location for...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   01-11-2009
Replies: 49
Views: 4,857
Posted By jdair101
There was a sunfast 3200 at the show. It was ok...

There was a sunfast 3200 at the show. It was ok but I would call it a race,race,race/cruiser. Around Toronto if I was spending that kind of money a J105 would be my choice.
As for the show I would...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   11-08-2008
Replies: 3
Views: 552
Posted By jdair101
prop shaft

Hi

Today I took the prop shaft out of my 84 C&C MkV so I could replace the original seal with a PSS dripless to find the shaft damaged (scored). I am looking for a supplier for a new shaft,...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   10-09-2008
Replies: 1
Views: 536
Posted By jdair101
mast wiring ant base

Hi All
It's time to fix the wiring at the base of the mast.(cabin top steped). The PO just drilled 2 holes thru the cabin to allow the VHF and mast light wiring to pass thru, and has now created...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   07-01-2008
Replies: 10
Views: 1,200
Posted By jdair101
Ok== today I picked up an emergency antenna and...

Ok== today I picked up an emergency antenna and guess what-- I can both receive and transmit. Before I made the purchace I checked the wiring from the radio to the base of the mast and it was ok....
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   06-30-2008
Replies: 10
Views: 1,200
Posted By jdair101
receive no transmit

Hi All
Ok- over the winter I installed a new Standard Horizion QuestX 1500. I liked the idea of the distress mode when hooked to the chart plotter. Most of my sailing is close to the marina racing...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   06-19-2008
Replies: 3
Views: 1,711
Posted By jdair101
I did the same thing a year ago and I had no...

I did the same thing a year ago and I had no problems with my MKV. Just a few spots on the deck that will need attention in a few years (based on the survay) and some leaking windows that will get...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   04-17-2008
Replies: 0
Views: 376
Posted By jdair101
new bottom coat

Hi All
Last season I purchased a new to me C&C 27 and stripped the many many layers of bottom paint off and added two coats of vc 17 extra for last years sailing season. I just gave the boat a wet...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   01-13-2008
Replies: 19
Views: 3,300
Posted By jdair101
Toronto Boat Show From the Eye's of the "AVERAGE GUY"

Did the boat show thing today and I can say I was not blown away. Stricky from the sailing side you could put it all in a tin can. The sail makers had booths the size of a storage shed and the...
Forum: Racing   01-13-2008
Replies: 0
Views: 749
Posted By jdair101
Key West Race Week

Hi All

Thought it would be kinda cool to see who's on what and position on the boat.

I'll start---
Class--- J-105
Boat Name--- Linda
Position---4 Deck
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   11-17-2007
Replies: 17
Views: 2,317
Posted By jdair101
teak or stainless???

Hi All
I have removed my weathered teak cabin top grab rails and can't decide to replace them with teak or stainless. My boat is a 1984 c&c 27 mkv and the spread for the mounting points is not...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   10-22-2007
Replies: 12
Views: 1,574
Posted By jdair101
The Davit is a good idea. This year we used the...

The Davit is a good idea. This year we used the main halyard and the winch. We have a bath lift in our house to lift her in and out of the tub and we used the hamock for it on the halyard.
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   10-21-2007
Replies: 12
Views: 1,574
Posted By jdair101
Thanks all Our daughter is completely dependant...

Thanks all
Our daughter is completely dependant on us for all functions and not able to drive the boat. As I said it's getting her on and off that will be the big issue as well as trying to find a...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   10-15-2007
Replies: 12
Views: 1,574
Posted By jdair101
special access boats

Hi all
Being some what new to sailing this year my wife and I are having a great time with it all. We purchased a C&C27 MkV and have gained a fair bit of knowledge in regards to sailing and the...
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