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Search: Posts Made By: MtHopeBay
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 12-03-2013
Replies: 37
Views: 2,234
Posted By MtHopeBay
Booze, PFDs and Sailing with non-sailor friends

I haven't posted in a long, long time so This is a fun place to jump in.

The CG is calling it a "life jacket" again. PFD didn't catch on like they hoped. I like it for brevity so here I go: PFD's...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 04-02-2012
Replies: 8
Views: 565
Posted By MtHopeBay
glueing teflon

My understanding is that if it is glued, it is not teflon. I don't think anything sticks to it.
Mike
Forum: Introduce Yourself 03-31-2012
Replies: 7
Views: 541
Posted By MtHopeBay
first boat, first post

Welcome and congratulations. Enjoy.
Mike
Forum: Catalina 03-21-2012
Replies: 2
Views: 708
Posted By MtHopeBay
C27 Cabin Hand Holds

We plan to do more ocean sailing in our C27 and there are no hand holds in the cabin. I was thinking about adding some and wonder if anyone has added overhead or bulkhead handrails to their 27?

I...
Forum: Catalina 03-21-2012
Replies: 8
Views: 2,554
Posted By MtHopeBay
Re: Catalina 27 Motor Mount

I can't answer your question directly, but I've been searching around for a similar answer. I have the transom cutout and a Honda 4 stroke 15 HP that I would like to install. I'm currently using a...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 05-22-2011
Replies: 11
Views: 3,152
Posted By MtHopeBay
Thanks for the replies. We are a sailing couple...

Thanks for the replies. We are a sailing couple and plan to sail our Catalina 27 offshore. I want to make my wife feel as comfortable as possible. We'll have jacklines and will clip in when...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 05-20-2011
Replies: 11
Views: 3,152
Posted By MtHopeBay
MOB poles

I'm curious about Jim Buoy poles in particular. Are they worth the bucks? I know some don't think they're worth the $ or the trouble because you have to get them overboard in a hurry to mark the...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 03-21-2011
Replies: 6
Views: 1,213
Posted By MtHopeBay
I'll post some pics when I have some of us...

I'll post some pics when I have some of us sailing her. Otherwise she's a C27: they all look the same. I think ours is called a "standard layout" with the fold-up table and settee/berth on either...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 03-21-2011
Replies: 6
Views: 1,213
Posted By MtHopeBay
Just took ownership of our 2nd boat

We just bought a Catalina 27. I believe it's hull 1071, a 1974 model. We bought from someone we know, a fellow yacht club member reducing the number of boats they have to take care of. I'm extatic to...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 03-15-2011
Replies: 6
Views: 2,272
Posted By MtHopeBay
Sounds simpler than I thought. Good shock cord...

Sounds simpler than I thought. Good shock cord takes a knot? Doesn't slip? The whip would surely help. Maybe even a stitch or two.
Mike
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 03-15-2011
Replies: 6
Views: 2,272
Posted By MtHopeBay
Using shock cord

How does one knot or splice hardware onto shock cord? I have never used it except ready-made bungees with hooks. If I want to connect snaps or rings how to I do it?
Mike
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 12-08-2010
Replies: 8
Views: 5,294
Posted By MtHopeBay
Dabnis has good advise and you haven't done...

Dabnis has good advise and you haven't done anything wrong. I would also suggest spraying carb cleaner into the air intake while turning it over with the spark plug out and isolated so it doesn't...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 12-07-2010
Replies: 7
Views: 808
Posted By MtHopeBay
foul weather boots

I am looking for boots to keep my feet warm and dry. I have trouble getting a good fit because my legs are so thick. I usually have to slit the tops of muck boots to get them on. I've had the same...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 12-07-2010
Replies: 8
Views: 5,294
Posted By MtHopeBay
make sure you have to

an important lesson I learned in small engine repair school (associate of science degree) was make sure the problem is really the carb before you work on it or you'll have two problems: the original...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 11-27-2010
Replies: 2
Views: 883
Posted By MtHopeBay
anti mildew treatment

My mainsail cover that came with my good old boat smells like a hospital. A disinfected one. I've had it two seasons and it still smells that way, has not mildewed and is easy to clean. What is that...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 11-05-2010
Replies: 11
Views: 1,136
Posted By MtHopeBay
I can't wait to see the picture. I, too, have a...

I can't wait to see the picture. I, too, have a rudder so I am curious.
Mike
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 11-01-2010
Replies: 9
Views: 810
Posted By MtHopeBay
In the first year there were days when I grinned...

In the first year there were days when I grinned ear to ear and days when I wanted to shoot holes in the bottom and watch her go down. Didn't have any of the latter this year.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 10-31-2010
Replies: 9
Views: 810
Posted By MtHopeBay
End of 2nd season better than end of 1st

We just brought Eastwind home for the winter. This was my second season sailing and second with her and I feel much better about sailing than I did at this point last year. The first season with my...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 06-09-2010
Replies: 44
Views: 2,481
Posted By MtHopeBay
20 years ago when I was working as a mechanic,...

20 years ago when I was working as a mechanic, repairing lawn mowers and chainsaws, the shop charged $50 per hour. For me alone. Lawn mowers. 20 years ago. You're charging $70 per hour for 3 people....
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 06-08-2010
Replies: 3
Views: 551
Posted By MtHopeBay
Should make the surfers ecstatic.

Should make the surfers ecstatic.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 06-01-2010
Replies: 96
Views: 6,581
Posted By MtHopeBay
Eastwind

My first boat is named after the Coast Guard ice breaker of the same name. There were four winds in the class. The Eastwind was built during WWII and served until 1968. It was my Dad's favorite...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 05-19-2010
Replies: 12
Views: 2,978
Posted By MtHopeBay
Yep. That's what I'm aiming for. I don't know how...

Yep. That's what I'm aiming for. I don't know how it's going to look when I get it set up right because she's 75 miles away and I've only spent one day on her with the new sails.

My original...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 05-19-2010
Replies: 12
Views: 2,978
Posted By MtHopeBay
That's how it sits right now But my new sail,...

That's how it sits right now But my new sail, made to the original specs (as far as we can tell), looks like it will leave the gooseneck lower. I'm just not sure how low right now. It does look like...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 05-18-2010
Replies: 12
Views: 2,978
Posted By MtHopeBay
I will have to get a pic of it. It is the opening...

I will have to get a pic of it. It is the opening where the bolt rope/sail slug goes not a slot like Gene's. I can't find a good pic of one from another boat online, either.

I have a stop which is...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 05-18-2010
Replies: 12
Views: 2,978
Posted By MtHopeBay
Quick mast gate question

I need a mast gate on my mast and have a quick question about installing one. The opening in the mast flares out to open up. I suspect that my mast is not unique and wonder if I need to hammer that...
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