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Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   3 Days Ago
Replies: 1
Views: 116
Posted By Hudsonian
Loose prism Vion MiNi Compass

The prism in my beloved Vion MiNi Compass came loose. I have pushed it back into place but the image of the bearing remains faint. Do any of you have suggestions for repairers or do it yourself...
Forum: Diesel   1 Week Ago
Replies: 10
Views: 2,264
Posted By Hudsonian
Re: Pencil Zinc location for Yanmar 2GM

I had a 2GM20 with a Sendure heat exchanger. There was a zinc on the heat exchanger, one aft on the head and another on the starboard side of crankcase.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   1 Week Ago
Replies: 19
Views: 910
Posted By Hudsonian
Re: Time for a new exhaust elbow

If you haven't replaced your exhaust hose already you should strongly consider doing so when you're replacing the elbow. I replaced mine with blue silicone hose, which wasn't cheap but sure was...
Forum: Racing   1 Week Ago
Replies: 13
Views: 3,766
Posted By Hudsonian
Re: J-29 Spinnaker Setup

I used to race a J/30 and we some time ran the sheet/guys outside and some time inside. Ideally you'd have the guy inside and the sheet outside. I think when the J/30 first came out the standard...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   1 Week Ago
Replies: 2
Views: 242
Posted By Hudsonian
Re: Broken Tack Pin Fitting

The lack of scale in your photo makes your question challenging. Based upon "18", I would affix something like a Forespar Tes-1 Terminal Eye Strap to the boom cap with the eye facing aft, run an...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 33
Views: 2,156
Posted By Hudsonian
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 35
Views: 1,479
Posted By Hudsonian
Re: Daysailers: Mostly Dry?

Regarding post #28: Time to get on Searchtempest,com They show loads of listings for the type of boat you seek.
Forum: Racing   4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 30
Views: 1,193
Posted By Hudsonian
Re: Around Long Island Regatta 2015

I have done the ALIR several times and look forward to doing it again but I can certainly see it's not for all or even most. I recall ghosting into the finish early one morning; it taught me a lot...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 25
Views: 1,176
Posted By Hudsonian
Re: what boat to buy help please

You can buy a Cal 31 for less than your budget. The keel is fully encapsulated and it would likely sail circles around the other under discussion. Blue water capability is questionable; big...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 35
Views: 1,479
Posted By Hudsonian
Re: Daysailers: Mostly Dry?

If you can find one, the Harpoon 4.2 or 5.2 are both light, fast, and stable. They were designed by C&C and built by Boston Whaler. They have a fractional rig which is easy to depower and easy on...
Forum: Racing   4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 30
Views: 1,193
Posted By Hudsonian
Re: Around Long Island Regatta 2015

Congratulations on you class victory. RE: Post 21. Having shared your experience, we have the following rule of thumb, "Be within a 1/4 mile of the beach when the sun rises on the second day."
Forum: Seamanship & Navigation   4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 18
Views: 921
Posted By Hudsonian
Re: Jib Sail Twist

Buried in the responses there is some accurate information but there's a lot of chaff with the few kernels of wheat. Many sailmakers now draw a line bisecting the angle created by the foot and the...
Forum: Diesel   07-26-2015
Replies: 21
Views: 1,281
Posted By Hudsonian
Re: If the diesel tank is done for...

Congratulations on a first class job. You won't regret it
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   07-25-2015
Replies: 8
Views: 567
Posted By Hudsonian
Re: Melges 30 or run?

For 19 years Carroll Marine built a variety of popular raceboats such as the Mumm 36, Frers 33, 1D35, Corel 45, Concordia 47, Farr 40, Tripp 40, Farr 52, Carroll Marine 60, Farr 395, and a Wally 60....
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   07-24-2015
Replies: 8
Views: 567
Posted By Hudsonian
Re: Melges 30 or run?

Perhaps you should refer to this article regarding gelcoat over epoxy: WEST SYSTEM | Projects | Fiberglass Boat Repair and Restoration - Polyester over epoxy...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   07-21-2015
Replies: 2
Views: 218
Posted By Hudsonian
How much purchase for J/27 backstay?

I 'd like to install a modify the existing backstay adjustor on a J/27. How much purchase should I build in? More purchase reduces the force required to bend the mast but increases friction and...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   07-20-2015
Replies: 9
Views: 534
Posted By Hudsonian
Re: Pop Rivets

Consider exploring fastening the standing part of the control line to the forward boom cap. If possible, it will be easier and avoid weakening the boom,
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   07-20-2015
Replies: 5
Views: 383
Posted By Hudsonian
Re: liveaboard near Nyack, NY

Haverstraw marina
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   07-16-2015
Replies: 15
Views: 885
Posted By Hudsonian
Re: How much does spending an extra 50,000 on a boat cost

If you keep the boat longer the annual depreciation decreases, When I sold a boat that I had for 18 years, the depreciation was 2.1% per annum. If 2.1% depreciation applies in the instance of the...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   07-14-2015
Replies: 17
Views: 892
Posted By Hudsonian
Re: Is it possible to travel by (own) ship as a rule?

A friend recently sailed from the NY Metro area to Gambia to attend a conference and sailed back; double handed on 38' sloop. He's shooting for a low carbon footprint
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   07-14-2015
Replies: 5
Views: 1,770
Posted By Hudsonian
Re: replacing the outhaul

This page should start you in the right direction Harken (http://www.harken.com/content.aspx?id=3910). As you surmised there may be an eyestrap in mid-boom.

Alternatively on a 30' sloop I seen...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   07-13-2015
Replies: 4
Views: 345
Posted By Hudsonian
Re: Flying Scot - snapped boom

Also check the Flying Scot Sailing Association Flying Scot Sailing Association (http://www.FSSA.com). In the "caveat emptor" section they have use booms for sale. If the boom comes from afar,...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   07-07-2015
Replies: 31
Views: 1,941
Posted By Hudsonian
Re: Annual Long Island Sound Vacation

If you were to go a little further east, Narragansett Bay has great appeal --generally cooler and breezier than the Sound; many pleasantly funky, walkable, historic communities; secluded anchorages;...
Forum: Diesel   07-07-2015
Replies: 20
Views: 971
Posted By Hudsonian
Re: Yanmar Coolant Issue

A coolant recovery tank should be less than $15.00 at your local auto parts store. It's an easy install and will clean up your bilge.
Forum: Racing   07-07-2015
Replies: 15
Views: 798
Posted By Hudsonian
Re: First race in 20yrs

If you're going to run the spinnaker, practice as follows: start, four tacks, set, gybe, dowse, and repeat ten times. This should dramatically reduce boat handling errors. If, after the practice,...
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