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Forum: Gear & Maintenance   08-20-2013
Replies: 4
Views: 780
Posted By TheTardis
Re: Eye splicing 3/8th dyneema

If this is a dyneema cored double braid, you will have to do the Class II eye splice. The instructions that came with your splicing kit are for class I and will not work. You will have to do a...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   08-12-2013
Replies: 14
Views: 987
Posted By TheTardis
Re: Advice needed on boat for short person!

Hi Julie,

First let me say welcome. There are many helpful people here who I'm sure can give far better advice than I can, but as a fellow vertically challenged (4'11") sailor, I'll offer up my...
Forum: Chesapeake Bay   07-13-2013
Replies: 3
Views: 460
Posted By TheTardis
Re: Wow! Did it rain...

Certainly one of the wettest summers I've Experianced for a while. But after all this rain, no leaks and a dry bilge. I'm a very happy girl!
Forum: P30   06-28-2013
Replies: 6
Views: 768
Posted By TheTardis
Re: Roller furling on a P30

I'm with CalebD, could you be more specific with which lines you are taking about. Also, what type of furler do you have? This makes a difference. For example, I have an old school CDI furler with an...
Forum: Living Aboard   06-28-2013
Replies: 160
Views: 39,399
Posted By TheTardis
Re: Downside of living aboard

My boat is only 30', and I am quite comfortable. My previous boat was only 25', so when I was shopping for my current boat, it had to meet with certain requirements that would make it liveaboard...
Forum: Living Aboard   06-28-2013
Replies: 160
Views: 39,399
Posted By TheTardis
Re: Downside of living aboard

THIS and THIS!

Really excellent observations. I have only been living aboard for a few months, but the one best piece of advise that was given to me was to keep realistic expectations..of...
Forum: P30   06-27-2013
Replies: 6
Views: 768
Posted By TheTardis
Re: Roller furling on a P30

Are you talking about your jib or at the mast? I have a roller furling jib and my sheets run back to cheek blocks and then to the winches. Can you take a photo of your current setup?
Forum: Chesapeake Bay   06-20-2013
Replies: 8
Views: 627
Posted By TheTardis
Re: Three cheers for Chuckles

Ah, so I'm a little slow on the "thank you" bandwagon, but as the recipient of your knot meter, I just wanted to say:

Thank you Chuck! What a kind gesture! I got it installed with minimal swearing...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   06-14-2013
Replies: 15
Views: 1,455
Posted By TheTardis
Re: Leaking Window-Hatch

Yes, I was able to completely remove the lens. Head over to this link: Red Lady's New Ride - Cruising Anarchy - Sailing Anarchy Forums (http://forums.sailinganarchy.com/index.php?showtopic=145913)
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Forum: Gear & Maintenance   06-11-2013
Replies: 15
Views: 1,455
Posted By TheTardis
Re: Leaking Window-Hatch

Which Bomar hatch do you have? I have an old one with a metal frame and a plexi lens over my v-berth on my P-30, and when I first bought the boat it would flood the v-berth when it rained. I did the...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   06-07-2013
Replies: 51
Views: 3,430
Posted By TheTardis
Re: Are you done yet??

Thanks Smack! That O'Day was a great learning boat. I am now the proud owner of S/V Ariel, a 1978 P-30. If you are around SA check out my thread in CA to see what I've been up to on the new boat. She...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   06-04-2013
Replies: 42
Views: 2,758
Posted By TheTardis
Re: The Maintenance Learning Curve to Competence Conundrum

Oh yeah... Splicing! I can now splice eyes onto my eyes..okay, not really but you get the point! Lately, I've learned a lot about re-finishing wood and plumbing.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   06-04-2013
Replies: 51
Views: 3,430
Posted By TheTardis
Re: Are you done yet??

Ha! Truer words were never spoken!
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   04-19-2013
Replies: 32
Views: 3,186
Posted By TheTardis
Re: Eye splice in double braid

+1
Especially the part about pausing at each stage. Get yourself some inexpensive line to practice a few times on before you do the real one. It really isn't hard when you get the hang of it, and...
Forum: herSailNet   04-06-2013
Replies: 237
Views: 24,626
Posted By TheTardis
Forum: herSailNet   04-06-2013
Replies: 237
Views: 24,626
Posted By TheTardis
Re: How many women here own their own boat?

I couldn't figure out how to post pics from my phone so I just put it in my signature :-)
Forum: herSailNet   04-04-2013
Replies: 237
Views: 24,626
Posted By TheTardis
Re: How many women here own their own boat?

Preach it sister! I'll post some pics when I head down to clean tomorrow. I'm beyond excited to have her. Guess I'll have to find a home for my old boat:rolleyes:
Forum: herSailNet   04-04-2013
Replies: 237
Views: 24,626
Posted By TheTardis
Re: How many women here own their own boat?

Hi all, just wanted to give an update. As of yesterday, I am now the proud owner of a 1978 Pearson 30. Great boat and I'm excited to start working on her and making her shine!
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   01-23-2013
Replies: 18
Views: 2,484
Posted By TheTardis
Re: Liveaboards in Annapolis

If you a seriously considering Baltimore as on option, there are many nice liveaboard friendly marinas. Depending on what creature comforts you want, there are options in many price ranges. I just...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   01-22-2013
Replies: 104
Views: 10,307
Posted By TheTardis
Re: Winter Moisture Control

Huh, I'm not at all familiar with this product. Looks interesting. Please keep me updated on how it works out for you!

It's been a little while since I have posted on this thread, so FWIW, here is...
Forum: Provisioning   01-16-2013
Replies: 46
Views: 3,628
Posted By TheTardis
Re: The lonely Avacodo...

Guac is always good, but simple is always good too! Slice the avocado into slivers and sprinkle with a dash of salt, toast some fresh Italian bread. Piece of warm toasty bread with ripe avocado on...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   01-12-2013
Replies: 12
Views: 878
Posted By TheTardis
Re: Installing a traditional head from scratch

I have attached three photos of the head. You can see that there is a platform and there are previous screw holes. The hanging locker behind is approximately 4'x3' and about a foot deep and tapers to...
Forum: herSailNet   01-12-2013
Replies: 100
Views: 21,662
Posted By TheTardis
Re: Shaving legs onboard?

Go with the electric razor. Small draw from the battery and no water usage! Keep the wax on board though girls, good to threaten the men with when they misbehave! ;)
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   01-11-2013
Replies: 12
Views: 878
Posted By TheTardis
Re: Installing a traditional head from scratch

Thank you all for your responses. There is already a platform. I will take pictures tomorrow when I'm at my boat, I agree it would be helpful. there is a locker in the head that a holding tank could...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   01-11-2013
Replies: 12
Views: 878
Posted By TheTardis
Installing a traditional head from scratch

My boat currently has a porta potti that must go! I have done my research on both traditional and composting heads so I'm not looking for a which is better debate. What I'm curious about is if anyone...
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