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Search: Posts Made By: rosskowh
Forum: SailNet FAQ 02-03-2010
Replies: 23
Views: 2,234
Posted By rosskowh
i like the drum idea, is a 55 gallon drum enough...

i like the drum idea, is a 55 gallon drum enough to float a 350 lb anchor???
Forum: SailNet FAQ 02-02-2010
Replies: 23
Views: 2,234
Posted By rosskowh
good idea, what about just using my boat and...

good idea, what about just using my boat and tying it off to the bow? there is a public dock with boat launch. if it is hanging from the bow wont it bang against the boat with forward momentum? or...
Forum: SailNet FAQ 02-02-2010
Replies: 23
Views: 2,234
Posted By rosskowh
that sounds good but i cant drive down, its mud....

that sounds good but i cant drive down, its mud. please explain more about how you would drag it into place using the boat???
Forum: SailNet FAQ 02-02-2010
Replies: 23
Views: 2,234
Posted By rosskowh
hoisting a large anchor

i need to set a 350 lb pyramid anchor from my 30 ft. sailboat. can the main halyard handle this kind of weight? i only need a few inches to clear the deck and lower it into the water. my main halyard...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 01-28-2010
Replies: 11
Views: 2,111
Posted By rosskowh
thanks for the info

sounds good to tell you the truth. i have a 30ft. boat and two 60lb anchors i believe would be plenty. it will be on a swift moving creek, how should i set the anchors??? i was thinking perpendicular...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 01-26-2010
Replies: 11
Views: 2,111
Posted By rosskowh
3 anchor mooring

tell me more, what kind of setup did you have????
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 01-26-2010
Replies: 11
Views: 2,111
Posted By rosskowh
more specific

well the idea is 3 40lb danforths all with 30ft of 3/8 g4 bridled to a swivel with another 20ft leading to a nylon pendant of 20 ft in about 15 ft. of water in a creek with a muddy bottom. originally...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 01-26-2010
Replies: 11
Views: 2,111
Posted By rosskowh
3 anchors as a mooring

has anyone installed a mooring using 3 anchors? i understand the general idea but cant find any specific info, weight requirements, distance to set the anchors apart, etc..... anyone have some hands...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 01-25-2010
Replies: 2
Views: 454
Posted By rosskowh
semi permanent mooring

i am thinking of installing a semi permanent mooring in a fairly protected creek with a reasonable current. any thoughts on using two 60 lb cqrs with a 3:1 scope for a 30 ft sailboat. i would set the...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 01-04-2010
Replies: 8
Views: 846
Posted By rosskowh
when to winterize

i am living in charleston sc, my question is at what point do people winterize. my boat is in the water which is between 50-55 degrees. the low air temps are currently around 25 degrees at night...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 11-05-2009
Replies: 5
Views: 1,278
Posted By rosskowh
thanks for all the info guys i appreciate it....

thanks for all the info guys i appreciate it. like i said, i have just been researching it further because was surprised when i put the numbers together comparing different boats, happy sailing.....
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 11-04-2009
Replies: 5
Views: 1,278
Posted By rosskowh
i am in charleston sc, compression post went...

i am in charleston sc, compression post went well. i replaced it with a Philippine mahogany. the mast step and surrounding area feels solid, may be all glass, i dont know. the rigging i believe has...
Forum: Sailboat Design and Construction 11-04-2009
Replies: 7
Views: 4,580
Posted By rosskowh
thanks for the info, i have repaired one...

thanks for the info, i have repaired one bulkhead- chainplate attachment as well as replacing the compression post, the rest of the boat is solid and was well maintained for 35 yrs by its second...
Forum: Sailboat Design and Construction 11-04-2009
Replies: 7
Views: 4,580
Posted By rosskowh
1968 morgan 30 centerboarder

i have been researching smaller less expensive boats that are considered bluewater boats, i have not seen the morgan 30 centerboarder. after comparing specifications such as displacement, capsize...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 11-01-2009
Replies: 5
Views: 1,278
Posted By rosskowh
1968 morgan 30

i have a 1968 morgan 30 with centerboard, the boat feels very solid and i have heard good things about them. i would like to hear some opinions regarding seaworthiness, how far would you take...
Forum: SailNet FAQ 10-30-2009
Replies: 11
Views: 1,917
Posted By rosskowh
thanks for the info everyone, the river bottom is...

thanks for the info everyone, the river bottom is muddy here in charleston and i have also considered a mushroom anchor. i think most people just throw something heavy in the water here but thought 3...
Forum: SailNet FAQ 10-30-2009
Replies: 11
Views: 1,917
Posted By rosskowh
using 3 anchors as a mooring

i have a 30ft. morgan and would like to set up a mooring using 3 anchors. any suggestions on anchor weight, chain size, ans shackle size?????
Forum: Introduce Yourself 02-05-2009
Replies: 2
Views: 301
Posted By rosskowh
seeking info on replacing a compression post 1968 morgan 30

my wooden mast support is rotten, it appears to attach to the keel on a metal plate just below the floor and proceeds upward but does not go through the deck. currently i have couple 2x4s around it...
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