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Forum: Introduce Yourself   02-11-2007
Replies: 3,445
Views: 949,944
Posted By palacegrand
Cruising area: Primarily Gulf Islands & San...

Cruising area:
Primarily Gulf Islands & San Juans
Occasionally further north and Puget Sound

Boat is a '75 Ranger 28 out of Sidney BC
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   03-20-2005
Replies: 3
Views: 1,116
Posted By palacegrand
Dark topsides colours

Hi folks.
I''ve pretty much decided that I need to paint the topsdes on my Ranger 28. The gel coat is just too far gone so it''s time to paint. Will be one of the one-part urethanes (Brightside or...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   01-12-2005
Replies: 3
Views: 953
Posted By palacegrand
cracked skeg T37

Richard,
Hands up and step away.
Step away from the boat.
Further away.
Ok, now run!!!!!!

Seriously though .....
You''re talking about the rudder skeg and not the keel correct? Not that I...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   01-04-2005
Replies: 15
Views: 2,678
Posted By palacegrand
Mast base organizer?

Geez DelmarRey, nice job!
Quick question; Your organizers & linelocks are all mounted off the deck. Did you glass in these mounts or were they factory? (And what''s the boat?)

cheers,
jcm
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   01-02-2005
Replies: 1
Views: 2,263
Posted By palacegrand
Seafarer Navigation wind instrument

Hi folks.
First off, Happy New Year!

Secondly, on my recently purchased Ranger 28, I have a wind instrument labelled "Voyager". On the back is "Seafarer Navigation Poole England". I''m hoping...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   12-13-2004
Replies: 15
Views: 1,830
Posted By palacegrand
Favorite sailing book

Good sailing books? Here''s a couple.
Passage to Juneau by Johnathon Raban. A solo boyage from Seattle to Juneau. Personal discovery, cultural and geographic descriptions, anthropology along with a...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   12-13-2004
Replies: 10
Views: 1,857
Posted By palacegrand
Sailing in gear or in neutral?

Hmmm, guess my post last night got lost.
Anyway, I''m a new inboard owner and used to lifting my prop right out of the water.
I think I read somewhere that you should leave the transmission in...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   12-12-2004
Replies: 15
Views: 2,678
Posted By palacegrand
Mast base organizer?

I had a similar issue with my former 25''trailerable. Added spinnaker gear, vang etc, but didn''t want to put more holes in the coachouse. Made my own out of stainless plate, large enough to fit...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   11-25-2004
Replies: 7
Views: 977
Posted By palacegrand
Jibsheets

Hi folks,
Wondering what people are using or suggesting for jibsheets. Boat is a Ranger 28, with several newer Neil Pryde genoas and roller furling. However, I seem to be missing the sheets. So...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   11-21-2004
Replies: 5
Views: 6,789
Posted By palacegrand
sailboats with big cockpit

Newport 28?
Haven''t sailed one, but almost bought one. Big cockpit, nice space inside with headroom too. Is a C&C design with a nice look. Not sure if it would be too tender or not, but has a fair...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   10-15-2004
Replies: 1
Views: 1,331
Posted By palacegrand
Tumblehome: Pros & cons?

Further to my interest in purchasing a Ranger 28, I''d like some opinions about tumblehome in design. (Jeff H?)
I''ve searched way back through the various messages, and Jeff had some interesting...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   10-10-2004
Replies: 5
Views: 1,371
Posted By palacegrand
Ranger 28 Purchase?

Hey Ed,
I just posted over on Sailboatowners forum regarding the R-28.
I''m in aout the same position as you were, looking at a Ranger to purchase. The one I found looks in very good shape...
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