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Search: Posts Made By: Landcruiser
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 10-20-2014
Replies: 4
Views: 349
Posted By Landcruiser
Re: Core construction structures

In the current issue of Good Old Boat(got mine today) is part 1 of 2 on how to do this very thing. I have not had the chance to read it yet, but if they are printing it, they will not lead you...
Forum: Introduce Yourself 09-14-2014
Replies: 14
Views: 603
Posted By Landcruiser
Re: Newbie from West Michigan

Hi Dale,

I have been watching several BI 40's, and they sure do get my heart beating...such beautiful boats.

Scott
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 08-24-2014
Replies: 8
Views: 496
Posted By Landcruiser
Re: Keeping Ospreys off stern rail

Years ago we had seagulls doing the same thing, we just tied off a bunch of unused cd's and hung them on the lifelines with a clothespin, it worked great. They did not seem to like the flashing, and...
Forum: Lake Michigan 08-04-2014
Replies: 4
Views: 558
Posted By Landcruiser
Thumbs up Re: Grand Haven, Michigan

Grand Haven is quite nice, you can tie off on the wall overnight up to 7 days I believe, but as of last summer there were no utilities, and depending on wind direction, and traffic, it can get a bit...
Forum: News Feeds 06-25-2014
Replies: 2
Views: 237
Posted By Landcruiser
Re: Coast Guard rescues 4 after sailboat capsizes - WOODTV.com

Not sure where the 46 degrees F comes from, must be out of date, the UGLOS buoy #45029 two miles offshore of Tunnel Park, just south of Port Sheldon has the water temp at 67.7 F from surface to 9.8...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 06-21-2014
Replies: 15
Views: 1,086
Posted By Landcruiser
Re: F/G burns really well once it gets going

Too bad about that happening. The S/A website jumped all over it, and posted on FB about it, with a really nasty title, causing quite a ruckus, and more than a few people dis"liking" S/A because of...
Forum: Sailboat Design and Construction 05-29-2014
Replies: 1
Views: 155
Posted By Landcruiser
Re: Schematics for Columbia 1968

Not sure if you found this info from the Columbiayachts.com website, but from what it sounds this Justin guy has all the info from the factory. The contact info is dated, but if it doesn't work, you...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 04-03-2014
Replies: 27
Views: 3,135
Posted By Landcruiser
Re: Ugly Boats

I have to agree, #2 should not be on this list, that is beautiful, would love to have that, if I could afford it.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 03-04-2014
Replies: 18
Views: 1,479
Posted By Landcruiser
Re: Forgive me Father for I have sinned....

Well Smacks,

that would be "Fatal Attraction", which sometimes might be a great nickname for a project boat. :D
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 01-26-2014
Replies: 15
Views: 1,036
Posted By Landcruiser
Re: Bummed...

My wife an I drove down on Saturday, and must admit, the driving conditions were horrid, semis were off the road like I had never seen before and the roads were a mess. There were noticeably few...
Forum: Cruising and Sailing with Children 09-28-2013
Replies: 36
Views: 2,630
Posted By Landcruiser
Re: Introducing sailing to the kids

Just a follow-up to our sailing this afternoon, things were perfect for an intro to sailing for the wife and 5 yr old daughter, 82 degrees temp, winds around 10 knots, and 1-3 foot chop, the daughter...
Forum: Cruising and Sailing with Children 09-27-2013
Replies: 36
Views: 2,630
Posted By Landcruiser
Re: Introducing sailing to the kids

You guys have great timing on this thread, as I am trying to get my wife and 5 yr old daughter our for their first time on a friends boat tomorrow. Short sail, hour, hour and a half, and before the...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 08-18-2013
Replies: 7
Views: 675
Posted By Landcruiser
Re: What size boat for Lake Michigan?

Having grown up on a Cat 22, and 25 out of Holland, I have to totally agree with the previous posters, they are simple, and fun, we trailered ours and stepped the mast every weekend at first, till we...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 07-14-2013
Replies: 10
Views: 619
Posted By Landcruiser
Re: For Anyone Who Wants To Follow The Chicago-Mac Race

Even with all of Doug DeVos' money, and one of the best racing crews around, another monohull, Pyewacket, owned and skippered by Roy Disney, holds the monohull record set in 2002 with an elapsed time...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 07-14-2013
Replies: 10
Views: 619
Posted By Landcruiser
Re: For Anyone Who Wants To Follow The Chicago-Mac Race

It's been slow going for the fleet this year..alot of boats making 3-5 knots currently..
Forum: Introduce Yourself 04-04-2013
Replies: 9
Views: 399
Posted By Landcruiser
Re: New to sailing

Growing up our first boat was a catalina 22, then 25, then 27, we enjoyed them all, but larger was better because there were 5 of us, so sleeping was much better in the 27, which was a fun boat...but...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 04-04-2013
Replies: 64
Views: 4,060
Posted By Landcruiser
Re: Is Sailing an Elitist Sport?

From my point of view it is elitist as you wish to make it. I see all sorts of sizes of boats on the Great Lakes, as well as inland lakes. Yes bigger is more money, and more headaches, but plenty...
Forum: Introduce Yourself 03-28-2013
Replies: 7
Views: 295
Posted By Landcruiser
Re: Hello

Welcome to aboard...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 03-28-2013
Replies: 29
Views: 1,659
Posted By Landcruiser
Re: Lake Michigan and Huron levels historic low

I tend to think there are alot of contributing factors, from less ice coverage, resulting in more evaporation in the winter months, much less rain last year, and to some extent outflow dredging of St...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 03-28-2013
Replies: 29
Views: 1,659
Posted By Landcruiser
Re: Lake Michigan and Huron levels historic low

I found a link, lists around 50 projects around the state. I hope one of them is yours...:D

See which harbors and marinas would be helped with Michigan's emergency dredging plan | MLive.com...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 03-27-2013
Replies: 29
Views: 1,659
Posted By Landcruiser
Re: Lake Michigan and Huron levels historic low

Today the Michigan Governor signed a bill for dredging, around 21 to 22 million dollars for recreational channels that are becoming, or are much less accessable, efforts expected to be completed by...
Forum: Introduce Yourself 03-27-2013
Replies: 9
Views: 399
Posted By Landcruiser
Re: New to sailing

I have to go with jimgo on his comments..we had a few Catalinas growing up, and see them on Craigslist west Michigan or Holland for some good deals...sailing classes are also a good idea, Torrenson...
Forum: Introduce Yourself 03-27-2013
Replies: 8
Views: 867
Posted By Landcruiser
Re: Catalina 27 Project

Welcome to the forum, my family had a Cat 22 and 25, and 27 when I was growing up, I still remember the pop top on the 22 just to have the headroom, we got that thing going 8 knots a few times rail...
Forum: Introduce Yourself 03-27-2013
Replies: 14
Views: 603
Posted By Landcruiser
Re: Newbie from West Michigan

Z dock, not a problem...will be in thouch....BTW, I absolutely love the dark blue hull...looked at Benes at Strictly Sail in Chicago..loved the interiors...beautiful boats.
Forum: Introduce Yourself 03-27-2013
Replies: 14
Views: 603
Posted By Landcruiser
Re: Newbie from West Michigan

Sounds great!! I hope to get out as much as possibel on others boats till I get my own...let me know...PM me when you want to go..
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