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Search: Posts Made By: KnottyGurl
Forum: Grampian 08-16-2013
Replies: 12
Views: 1,082
Posted By KnottyGurl
Re: Chain plates

cut out the old peice of wood covered in glass as best and intact as possible, this will be used as a template.
then using cardboard from a box make a second template that is cut to fit what you...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 04-13-2013
Replies: 20
Views: 1,376
Posted By KnottyGurl
Re: Completed my cruising sails inventory with 11 sails

I just bought a furler and new 150 genoa just to loose the working jib, 135%, and the 150% due to the room taken up. So looking forward to the season
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 03-04-2013
Replies: 23
Views: 2,221
Posted By KnottyGurl
Re: new sails

Precision Sail, they have an ad on here, good prices and service. I am waiting on my ew main and genny from them
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 02-26-2013
Replies: 42
Views: 3,266
Posted By KnottyGurl
Re: Halyards to cockpit?

Deck organisers, clutches, blocks and run reefs, lazyjacks, main, jib, gen/spinniker to cabintop, furler to starboard aft, gennaker tacklead along side with furler and jib sheet chokers in jam cleats...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 02-11-2013
Replies: 6
Views: 502
Posted By KnottyGurl
Re: Easy check list

Gaff tape, It has a light side and a dark side,
And it helps bind the universe together
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 02-08-2013
Replies: 35
Views: 2,599
Posted By KnottyGurl
Re: Criteria for choosing a marina/ yacht club

Proximity, atmosphere, kids were my three but we also have a green setting, good protection and i like it so its all good
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 02-01-2013
Replies: 60
Views: 4,520
Posted By KnottyGurl
Re: Power Outlet Sizzle - Help Please

Personally i would replace the whole system from the shore outlet to the new gfci plugs and a few extras put in as well
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 01-22-2013
Replies: 18
Views: 2,258
Posted By KnottyGurl
Re: Thermal imaging cameras for checking decks and hulls for moisture

Did they pressure wash the hull prior to scanning the hull in the slings, was it still wet.
Do you remember what the temperature was, these can all effect the scan.
Forum: Grampian 01-22-2013
Replies: 5
Views: 1,548
Posted By KnottyGurl
Re: any G26 owners on lake Ontario

Working on it, new standing rigging, running rigging, jib and main sails just ordered. Solar added last summer, new electronics the year before, next year or maybe the year after but i'm working to...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 01-16-2013
Replies: 34
Views: 1,886
Posted By KnottyGurl
Re: almost had my first boat. :(

I did the toe rail re seal along with the windows, took me just over a week to undo 200 screws with help, remove rivets from windows, clean and re edge widows, re seal toe rail with tape and then...
Forum: Grampian 01-15-2013
Replies: 5
Views: 1,548
Posted By KnottyGurl
Re: any G26 owners on lake Ontario

I'm stuck on the hard as well, and anytime during the summer, I am also doing the LO300 single handed in July so i will be down PCYC way mid July and a few days after as well. Doing the ICW is in the...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 01-15-2013
Replies: 102
Views: 5,436
Posted By KnottyGurl
Re: Are we elitists?

I can say from experience there are some fantastic people here, I met a few personally and the information found here and first hand knowledge is a great resource.
Welcoming new people is always on...
Forum: Grampian 01-14-2013
Replies: 5
Views: 1,548
Posted By KnottyGurl
any G26 owners on lake Ontario

Any owners that are interested in rafting up for a weekend of fun and maybe a nice regatta of some sort. Looking to meet some Grampian owners and see upgrades and changes we havemade
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 01-02-2013
Replies: 8
Views: 680
Posted By KnottyGurl
Re: Foul wx gear + harness

I have both types onboard in pairs for wife and me both kids jackets have harness built in and are jackets.
Weather can help decide which set we wear
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 01-02-2013
Replies: 46
Views: 4,410
Posted By KnottyGurl
Re: Solar panels vs. wind or forget it?

I got a costco solar kit for 250.00 and two of the biggest deep cells they had for a total just over 600.00
I installed the panels on my dodger, my outboard does have charging. I have plotter, vhf...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 01-02-2013
Replies: 102
Views: 7,716
Posted By KnottyGurl
Re: How did you get the money for your first sailboat?

Like most saved up for it and when i found it i bought it.
Got my G26 for a great price and have put alot in to her. I just ordered new sails (main and 130 jig) and a new furler as well.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 09-23-2012
Replies: 57
Views: 6,352
Posted By KnottyGurl
Forum: Provisioning 08-02-2012
Replies: 49
Views: 5,448
Posted By KnottyGurl
Re: Basic Staples ???

So I added a presto 5qt pressure cooker and test sailed it last weekend, I'LL tell you what... I think I made one of the best pot roasts ever with some carrots, onions, potatoes followed the...
Forum: Provisioning 06-06-2012
Replies: 49
Views: 5,448
Posted By KnottyGurl
Re: Basic Staples ???

I am adding the bullet to the list as well and added artichoke heart for adding to pasta, some pate and assorted crackers, for more fresh, pita bread and hummus, and more dried legumes and fruit,...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 06-01-2012
Replies: 15
Views: 1,777
Posted By KnottyGurl
Re: Dismasted: Broken forestay

Sounds great and like things are well under way, kudo's to your weekend course and all you can do now is sit back enjoy sailing and wait till the next adventurist chapter begins.
There will be lots...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 06-01-2012
Replies: 257
Views: 41,394
Posted By KnottyGurl
Re: Can I sail to the Bahamas with NO experience?

There are lots of great boats that will carry you to the Bahamas for the price your looking for. Set your self up with a decent chart plotter, fixed VHF and a handheld, learn navigation, get a...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 06-01-2012
Replies: 4
Views: 407
Posted By KnottyGurl
Re: New Here and to Sailing!

They are members here as well, vega1860 ( is the userid.
I watch them as well, great videos, good narration and fun as well.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 05-31-2012
Replies: 2
Views: 506
Posted By KnottyGurl
Re: Toronto to Kingston

Coburg is a great place to catch the farmer market at, then depend whether you go inside or outside the county route.
inside would be along Brighton and the Murray canal then to Belleville or...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 05-29-2012
Replies: 26
Views: 2,134
Posted By KnottyGurl
Re: Do you really know and trust your boat?

tinkering, patching and repairs are done on weekends when your alone, the ones where the wife and kids are there should be having fun sailing roasting hotdogs on a island looking across the bay where...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 05-29-2012
Replies: 9
Views: 2,391
Posted By KnottyGurl
Re: Should I wire my radio and clock to constant battery?

I suppose now would be a good reason to have a house bank and a starter bank, this way you will never have a problem with starting.
And you will always have music too.
If your charging system is...
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