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Forum: Gear & Maintenance   10-22-2015
Replies: 3
Views: 221
Posted By daledog
Re: Sarasota/ Bradenton Marine electricians?

hey HyLyte, that just may have been a perfect tip. They referred me to a gentleman here who sounds to be just who I needed. Great. My Tartan 37 in still in Md, I may bring it down next year...so...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   10-21-2015
Replies: 3
Views: 221
Posted By daledog
Sarasota/ Bradenton Marine electricians?

Hi, I'm down here helping a friend on his powerboat electrical. Water was above wiring (fresh water, on the hard) and much needs re-done. I am doing what I can, but we'd like to find a local marine...
Forum: Introduce Yourself   09-29-2015
Replies: 8
Views: 386
Posted By daledog
Re: Winter storage Sandusky OH

Yes it has been a while. I docked at Battery and Venetian in the late 90's. Friends always had boats at CP. The noise is part of it, but it's kinda fun...CP's biggest negative is traffic. You'd...
Forum: Introduce Yourself   09-29-2015
Replies: 8
Views: 386
Posted By daledog
Re: Winter storage Sandusky OH

If you are at Sandusky Harbor yes you could get soot from the Coal Docks. Best spot for you with nice facilities in Sandusky is Venetian Marina. Cedar Point Marina is awesome too. I'm from...
Forum: Introduce Yourself   09-16-2015
Replies: 6
Views: 517
Posted By daledog
Re: Fast Affordable Roomy Comfortable Cruiser ? What ?

I have a Tartan 37 with extensive work completed....pics at my blog below. If a 37 is big enough. Very roomy, nice layout. Beautiful interior...draws 4'2" with a board that extends down to 8'.
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Forum: Gear & Maintenance   02-09-2015
Replies: 19
Views: 972
Posted By daledog
Re: best below waterline hose?

yeah. You want wire reinforced exhaust hose. It's a bitch to work with but I use it for all thru-hull water. Scuppers, intakes...
Forum: Tartan   12-17-2014
Replies: 41
Views: 6,016
Posted By daledog
Re: Tartan 3700 issues, PLEASE!

I have an '81 T37 that is in fantastic shape. I shaved the hull and had 1808 weight mat applied with vinyl ester, barrier coat and Trinidad. That was done last year. I also rebuilt the rudder, a...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   11-04-2013
Replies: 50
Views: 7,331
Posted By daledog
Re: Anchoring for long term or in unprotected waters

I'm in Maryland. Have a beautiful Tartan 37 which I cannot live aboard here in two adjoining counties (Talbot and Dorchester) because it is illegal to live aboard. You are the reason. People with...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   09-23-2013
Replies: 199
Views: 132,719
Posted By daledog
Re: Boat Inspection Trip Tips

very good post. You did a good job explaining and describing the points. Very helpful.
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   09-23-2013
Replies: 107
Views: 12,796
Posted By daledog
Re: Tartan(s), Sabre, Pearson(s), C&C(s), Catalina(s) - "Chesapeake Draft"

Wing keels? Not for me. If you sail, you eventually go aground. Wing keels aren't fun in mud. As for draft, use your depth finder and charts...it's no problem...you just have to stay more aware. ...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   09-15-2013
Replies: 57
Views: 3,499
Posted By daledog
Re: anchor type question

Well..Having lived in hurricane alley in Oriental NC where you are required to put out to anchor at many marinas, and having worked with the dockmaster putting boats out and setting all types of...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   08-22-2013
Replies: 13
Views: 3,522
Posted By daledog
Re: Want to buy a used 40-50 live aboard Sail

On one hand, and to a certain point newer is better. At 20 years problems are cropping up all over the place. Deck fittings need re-set @ every 10 years...

Point is, at that point older isn't...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   08-22-2013
Replies: 44
Views: 4,955
Posted By daledog
Re: Help me find my next boat 24-29 foot

Nice boats. Nothing wrong with Cats. Want my docking advice? SLOOOOW. I creep in if I can. Coast to a stop. Finger piers? It's easy to pull alongside, stop and pull her in. I single handed a...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   08-15-2013
Replies: 38
Views: 14,330
Posted By daledog
Re: Is this a real Hinckley?

Sorry...didn't mean to imply you did, just asserting Hank is making the "real" Hinkleys now...not concerned with "bean-counting"...straight from the man himself....
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   08-15-2013
Replies: 38
Views: 14,330
Posted By daledog
Re: Is this a real Hinckley?

I don't know what you mean missing...but as for the hull question, I will find out (I'm in contact with Hank) of someone could e mail and ask if they want to find out before I answer. Either way, I...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   08-15-2013
Replies: 38
Views: 14,330
Posted By daledog
Re: Is this a real Hinckley?

If you want to know, write Hank. He's still producing boats in SW Harbor. Check out the cool 26' Daysailer..Hank Hinckley's Brokerage Boats (http://www.hankhinckley.com/Brokerage/JOY.html)

In...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   08-08-2013
Replies: 11
Views: 2,506
Posted By daledog
Re: calalina 30 or cal 9.2

I owned a Cal 9.2. The PO was a serious Lake Erie racer and the Cal won a lot of races. I sailed her from Toledo to North Carolina. Live aboard her for 2+ years.

I had carbon fiber sails,...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   07-23-2013
Replies: 283
Views: 91,305
Posted By daledog
Re: Local boat buying assistance

Now first I'd caution everyone has their own prejudices. That said, I'm on the Eastern Shore of the Chesapeake and can be available....
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   07-23-2013
Replies: 44
Views: 4,955
Posted By daledog
Re: Help me find my next boat 24-29 foot

O'Day 272? if you take that recommendation you'll hunt him down and kill him...lol....I delivered one once...wanted to sink it after a brutal day on the Delaware Bay. Following sea? May as well be...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   06-23-2013
Replies: 6
Views: 911
Posted By daledog
Re: Chesapeake to Ocracoke?

Open water in a 27 catalina? Out from Norfolk around to Ocracoke would be treacherous. treacherous just getting around the shoals and then jsut as bad getting the Ocracoke inlet. This inlet...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   06-14-2013
Replies: 9
Views: 602
Posted By daledog
Re: Chartering smaller sailboats? Where?

I just sold my Cal 29 that was timesharing, but the guy I sold her to is offering her. I have a Cape Cod Blue Chip 30 I'd possibly timeshare. I do 16 days for $1500 on this full keel Herreshoff....
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   06-13-2013
Replies: 9
Views: 1,246
Posted By daledog
Re: Removing carpet from headliner

yes it would...so would cork. Either adhesive would seal from the inside against leaks. I planned on cutting out the area around any nuts for fittings and doubling cork over the access. You can...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   06-13-2013
Replies: 9
Views: 1,246
Posted By daledog
Re: Removing carpet from headliner

I grew up in a carpet store. Did nothing but carpet for 15 years. I've taken carpet glue off of everything.

Forget solvents.
is the surface smooth or rough glass? If smooth a wallpaper scraper...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   05-06-2013
Replies: 3
Views: 710
Posted By daledog
Re: bulkhead covering

Here's one source I found; Jelinek Cork Group - Cork Rolls and Sheets (http://www.jelinek.com/rolls.htm)
The adhesive is waterproofing and crack supressive. It's tough stuff and would be hard to...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   05-03-2013
Replies: 3
Views: 710
Posted By daledog
bulkhead covering

I've been toying with the idea of using roll cork (various widths, 2'/3'/4'). My career was in flooring (all kinds) and I've done this kind of thing. An adhesive I've though would be great is a...
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