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Forum: Irwin   07-03-2012
Replies: 0
Views: 729
Posted By shieek
19745 Irwin 45 CC Engine Box

Hi,
Was wondering if anyone had the plans to the engine box (cover) for an Irwin 45 CC as most of the parts to mine are gone. I'm getting ready to put her in the blue and need to fabricate a new...
Forum: Irwin   07-03-2012
Replies: 6
Views: 2,257
Posted By shieek
Re: Irwin 45

Hi David,

I don't have the plans on e-files, just the old large paper styles. I will look into the cost of getting them scanned but if you'd like, I'll gladly make copies amd send them to you. ...
Forum: Irwin   05-17-2012
Replies: 0
Views: 1,192
Posted By shieek
1974 Irwin 45 Center Cockpit Swing Keel Question

A quick question for anyone who might be able to help. Continuing with my keel
problem, I've posted the dimension sand pictures of the keel in a "Irwin 45
Center Cockpit Swing Keel" album. The...
Forum: Irwin   10-12-2011
Replies: 0
Views: 750
Posted By shieek
Irwin Owners - Bellingham, WA

Are there any Irwin owners in the Bellingham, WA area whose brains I could pick on local mechanics etc.. I have a '73 Irwin 45 CC that I'm (finally) starting to work on and really need help with...
Forum: Crew Wanted/Available   06-10-2010
Replies: 2
Views: 708
Posted By shieek
Hi Bob, Thanks for the response ... it looks like...

Hi Bob, Thanks for the response ... it looks like the Cap'n has put together a crew of individuals he has sailed with already and so doesn't look like we'll need any more hands for now. Sorry about...
Forum: Crew Wanted/Available   06-06-2010
Replies: 2
Views: 708
Posted By shieek
Short Notice - Fort Bragg, CA to Bellingham, WA

Looking for crew members to sign on to bring my Irwin 45 from Fort Bragg to Bellingham in the last 2 weeks of June. The vessel is a 1973 model which is being brought back to seaworthiness for the...
Forum: Irwin   05-04-2010
Replies: 6
Views: 2,257
Posted By shieek
Irwin 45

Greetings & Salutations,

I'm sorta new to the world of Irwin's but have found myself to be the proud owner of a worthy "mature" 45' Center Cockpit Cutter. Wondering if there are any other owners...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   05-04-2010
Replies: 12
Views: 11,048
Posted By shieek
Just wanted to say Thanks for all the help on...

Just wanted to say Thanks for all the help on this post and others. I recently had the opportunity to do a (more or less) even swap from my Yorktown to an Irwin and thus inherited an entirely new set...
Forum: Diesel   05-04-2010
Replies: 4
Views: 2,334
Posted By shieek
Smile Yorktown to Irwin

Just wanted to say Thanks for all the help on this post and others. I recently had the opportunity to do a (more or less) even swap from my Yorktown to an Irwin and thus inherited an entirely new...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   02-13-2010
Replies: 12
Views: 11,048
Posted By shieek
Thanks

Thanks for the link .. good reading (and eye opening)
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   02-13-2010
Replies: 12
Views: 11,048
Posted By shieek
Question Sailing from San Francisco to Seattle

Alright, as a newbie, I have a simple question. With an experienced captain (and a low experienced owner/crewman) when would be the best time to sail my 35' sloop from San Fran to Seattle. She has...
Forum: Other Brands   01-31-2010
Replies: 17
Views: 4,976
Posted By shieek
Red face Thanks for the info, I'm sure mine is similar...

Thanks for the info, I'm sure mine is similar ... How're the "improvements" coming. Mine is stalled right now as the motor seems to enjoy breaking connecting rod bolts (Penta MD11C) .. working on a...
Forum: Other Brands   01-31-2010
Replies: 17
Views: 4,976
Posted By shieek
Have a quick question ... I know these were...

Have a quick question ... I know these were primarily kit boats so the specs will vary but Daybreak has a 12' beam and a 6 foot keel and I'm trying to get an approximate weight on her for a transport...
Forum: Diesel   12-27-2009
Replies: 4
Views: 2,334
Posted By shieek
Unhappy Volvo Penta MD11C Connecting Rod Bolts Breaking

Hello. My 1974 sailboat has a Volvo Pent MD11C that bit the biscuit after I bought her. (Against reasonable advice), I decided to have her rebuilt. Upon dis assembly they discovered that the...
Forum: Other Brands   07-04-2009
Replies: 17
Views: 4,976
Posted By shieek
Yorktown

Hello ... Just got into a 35' Yorktown that seems very nice but getting conflicting stories from the web ... any Yorktown owners out there?
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   07-04-2009
Replies: 3
Views: 649
Posted By shieek
Question about fuel usage on a 35' sloop

Hi there;

Embarrassing but I'm trying to calculate distances available and distance per gallon for a 35' Yorktown sloop that has a Volvo Penta MD11c engine and holds 70 gallons of diesel. I'm...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   07-04-2009
Replies: 14
Views: 11,260
Posted By shieek
New Joiner

\hi there .. just joined in ... any sailors for Delta/ Surrey here\/
Forum: Introduce Yourself   07-04-2009
Replies: 0
Views: 250
Posted By shieek
Info on a newcomer

Loved sailing in my more youthful days and have decided to take her on as a pastime for the middle years. Have a 35' Yorktown and am learning all the trial and tribulations of owning her.
Cheers!
Forum: Introduce Yourself   07-04-2009
Replies: 2
Views: 339
Posted By shieek
Great site - lots to learn for a newbie

Wow, I can't believe I found this siite .. so much info!!
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