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Search: Posts Made By: bruceyp
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 09-17-2013
Replies: 12
Views: 933
Posted By bruceyp
Re: How Do I Replace a Cntinuous Furling Line??

Or you can do it your self.
http://www.samsonrope.com/Documents/Splice%20Instructions/DblBrd_C1_End%20for%20End_AUG2012_WEB.pdf
I did a practice or two with smaller line then did the real thing. It...
Forum: Electronics 04-29-2013
Replies: 0
Views: 478
Posted By bruceyp
Mast rewiring 101

The beautiful Hannah Lee is waiting to be repainted from her ordeal with Sandy, last October. She may have been spared worse damage because of the coincidence of my having the mast removed for...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 12-20-2012
Replies: 74
Views: 6,842
Posted By bruceyp
Re: Floated off the stands

Thanks for the input all of you.
Lillia,
Lou, our boat is still at Carriage House Marina. I have read here and other places about hand painting. I get the theory but the actual results may not be...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 12-20-2012
Replies: 74
Views: 6,842
Posted By bruceyp
Re: Floated off the stands

I am reviving this thread because I too had a boat in Sea Bright, NJ and she also floated off her stands. I'll say right off that my wife and I (not to mention my granddaughter) love this boat.
As...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 07-26-2012
Replies: 9
Views: 1,130
Posted By bruceyp
Re: how to rig this traveler.

Definitely need a better photo. What you have there is not rigged correctly. I don't think the same line would be running directly from one jam cleat to the other.
B
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 03-24-2011
Replies: 23
Views: 7,534
Posted By bruceyp
Sorry. go to that site and look in do it yourself...

Sorry. go to that site and look in do it yourself on the left hand side. about 6 down the page that opens is the sketch I meant to send.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 03-24-2011
Replies: 23
Views: 7,534
Posted By bruceyp
Try this sketch. C&C Yachts - C&C Photo Album &...

Try this sketch.
C&C Yachts - C&C Photo Album & Resource Center (http://www.cncphotoalbum.com/index.htm)
I have been meaning to build one too, but it keeps getting superceded.
BP
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 03-08-2011
Replies: 21
Views: 1,875
Posted By bruceyp
PaulK has it right. Lets all hire ourselves...

PaulK has it right. Lets all hire ourselves helicoptors, grab our scoped rifles and "Save Magnetic North!". Ain't that right, Govenor?
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 10-24-2010
Replies: 9
Views: 789
Posted By bruceyp
You better use some serious wire-ties for the...

You better use some serious wire-ties for the birds around here. Cormorants and the gulls in this area learn pretty quickly that those wire ties will easily bend. If your intent is to tickle their...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 10-07-2010
Replies: 29
Views: 2,206
Posted By bruceyp
Why 70's vintage boats don't have fuel gages I...

Why 70's vintage boats don't have fuel gages I just don't know, but I listen to the sound of the fuel as mentioned by others but I have a collector bottle that fits over the vent which acts as an...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 10-06-2010
Replies: 8
Views: 4,000
Posted By bruceyp
I removed the upper lifeline and wove it through...

I removed the upper lifeline and wove it through the netting and then used the ties on each stantion. BTW, a secondary function of the netting is it keeps "stuff" from rolling off the deck. I.E....
Forum: Seamanship & Navigation 10-04-2010
Replies: 12
Views: 3,479
Posted By bruceyp
Well the owner isn't going to be around until...

Well the owner isn't going to be around until after the boat show, so it will be another week or so, but I appreciate all the input.
My only experience going thru the canal was the day I took...
Forum: Learning to Sail 10-04-2010
Replies: 12
Views: 1,256
Posted By bruceyp
Diesel, Congrats! Soloing is always a rush,...

Diesel,
Congrats! Soloing is always a rush, esp. the first time. FWIW, every time is a little different. You learn something new every time. Enjoy it.
BP
Forum: Seamanship & Navigation 10-03-2010
Replies: 12
Views: 3,479
Posted By bruceyp
Thanks for the input, Temp. We went to the boat...

Thanks for the input, Temp. We went to the boat this morning but the owner opted out due to the conditions. No need to white knuckle it for 6 hours today. There will be better days.
Boasun,
Can I...
Forum: Seamanship & Navigation 10-02-2010
Replies: 12
Views: 3,479
Posted By bruceyp
Pt. Pleasant Canal, NJ- Local Knowledge

I'm helping a friend bring his boat to Toms River tomorrow. We will try to time it to enter the Manasquan inlet just at before Slack tide. The winds are forecast to be 10-15 gusts to 20 from the...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 09-28-2010
Replies: 16
Views: 1,166
Posted By bruceyp
Ok, now for a stupid question. If one were to...

Ok, now for a stupid question. If one were to have a power washer with an adjustable pressure nozzle, could one use that when the boat was still in the water? I mean you would have to get close to...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 09-27-2010
Replies: 14
Views: 1,463
Posted By bruceyp
What about a main halyard or Jib halyard? I too...

What about a main halyard or Jib halyard? I too have wire/rope and was thinking of replacing them this winter. Can I go all rope? Does the mast need to come down to check the sheaves?
BP
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 09-27-2010
Replies: 25
Views: 6,214
Posted By bruceyp
Converting alcohol stove to gas.

I didn't want to hijack that other thread, but is it possible to convert my old Hillerange pressurized alcohol stove to gas? I tried to light the burner on the original and almost set fire to the...
Forum: Seamanship & Navigation 09-27-2010
Replies: 33
Views: 2,753
Posted By bruceyp
Tempest, Speaking of Fog, sailed into a fog...

Tempest,
Speaking of Fog, sailed into a fog bank up near Roamer Shoal with a friend the other day. Visibility dropped to about 200 feet. We decided to sail back the way we came and broke back out...
Forum: Seamanship & Navigation 09-24-2010
Replies: 33
Views: 2,753
Posted By bruceyp
Where I sail in the Sandy Hook Bay area, it is a...

Where I sail in the Sandy Hook Bay area, it is a confluence of channel markers, range markers ( a little further out) and other locating features. So I'm pretty sure of where I am. and I do have a...
Forum: Seamanship & Navigation 09-23-2010
Replies: 33
Views: 2,753
Posted By bruceyp
Dead Reckoning

I've had my boat for about 4 years and haven't actually taken her on a "real" trip. Done some local overnighters but I haven't actually planned a trip to, say the Statue of Liberty or the Hudson...
Forum: Seamanship & Navigation 09-23-2010
Replies: 86
Views: 7,610
Posted By bruceyp
Bacampbe, I know what you mean. I have a little...

Bacampbe,
I know what you mean. I have a little clip like you would hang a broom from, mounted under the helm seat to hold that aerosol horn thingy. But even there, it isn't very convenient,...
Forum: Seamanship & Navigation 09-23-2010
Replies: 86
Views: 7,610
Posted By bruceyp
SemiJim, Yep, that's the area. Grew up sailing...

SemiJim,
Yep, that's the area. Grew up sailing within earshot of the bugle sounding retreat at FT. Mon. Great place to grow up/ sail/ learn the marine environment. Learned to love sailing and by...
Forum: Seamanship & Navigation 09-22-2010
Replies: 86
Views: 7,610
Posted By bruceyp
Smile Nola, I guess it was my bad not to have my...

Nola, I guess it was my bad not to have my Ball-diamond-ball flags at the ready. :)
Tempest, this was between Barley Point and the Oceanic Bridge. You may be right about the no wake zone but I...
Forum: Seamanship & Navigation 09-21-2010
Replies: 86
Views: 7,610
Posted By bruceyp
Probably not. Thanks y'all. I printed the...

Probably not.
Thanks y'all.
I printed the page KP posted and Paul that is an easy way to remember which signal is which.
BP
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