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Search: Posts Made By: Eleanna
Forum: Irwin 11-17-2007
Replies: 4
Views: 2,096
Posted By Eleanna
Removing the rudder with the boat still in water...

Removing the rudder with the boat still in water is a bad bad bad idea. I had my cutlass bearing replaced on the dry and they removed the rudder (for other reasons)witch was a job and a 1/2. The...
Forum: Seamanship & Navigation 11-06-2007
Replies: 92
Views: 9,833
Posted By Eleanna
Nice reading, I think i'm the worse one though. ...

Nice reading, I think i'm the worse one though.
First time docking my first boat(alone) in griffin cut off canal(violent tide). Tide is outgoing its 2 am and thank god nobody was watching.
I come...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 11-01-2007
Replies: 90
Views: 7,160
Posted By Eleanna
I don't care what they say about you, you seam...

I don't care what they say about you, you seam alright to me. If you still here tomorrow i buy you your first beer;)
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 10-16-2007
Replies: 2
Views: 542
Posted By Eleanna
I would do a dry run before the parade to make...

I would do a dry run before the parade to make sure you have what you need, havent seen a boat run out of juice in the parade yet;) might be imbarrasing:D
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 10-10-2007
Replies: 4
Views: 765
Posted By Eleanna
Thanks The only reason i wanted to know before...

Thanks
The only reason i wanted to know before i went to a sail maker is if i saw a used sail in good condition, i would atleast know if it would fit.

Thomas.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 10-10-2007
Replies: 4
Views: 765
Posted By Eleanna
Question about furling 200s

I need to get a new genoa for my furling 200s. The problem i have is to figure out what size foil tape(i think) for the roller furling. I'm very bad with the terms on sail gear and such(I'm from from...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 10-08-2007
Replies: 1
Views: 842
Posted By Eleanna
Fla. Keys

Just moved my boat to the n.e. part of key largo, and wonder if anybody have any good pointers of good islands or places to visit?
Boat draw 4'5" got 4 kids under 9 so the usual party stops will...
Forum: Irwin 10-02-2007
Replies: 78
Views: 31,065
Posted By Eleanna
Ihave a 80 irwin 37' and camaraderie could not be...

Ihave a 80 irwin 37' and camaraderie could not be more right. I had the unpleasant experience of getting caught in wind in excess of 25-30 mph and unless you have the wind in your back, forget about...
Forum: Living Aboard 11-27-2006
Replies: 6
Views: 3,366
Posted By Eleanna
Try the municipal marina in city of Hollywood. ...

Try the municipal marina in city of Hollywood.

E.
Forum: Irwin 11-17-2006
Replies: 2
Views: 2,995
Posted By Eleanna
Its a pleasant boat to single hand in the ICW. ...

Its a pleasant boat to single hand in the ICW. Liveaboard if you are alone or maybe two. I had a -74 Irwin 28.5 and the biggest issue I had was leaks between hull and deck into the cabin. And the...
Forum: Irwin 11-08-2006
Replies: 10
Views: 2,821
Posted By Eleanna
Spotlight are onboard BUT as you know with engine...

Spotlight are onboard BUT as you know with engine problem Guess where I left the spot light as i was running up on deck.
As far as the Jet ski goes , well my wife loves that thing. Personally I...
Forum: Cal 11-08-2006
Replies: 4
Views: 1,154
Posted By Eleanna
Are you sure its not the tranny,prop or shaft. Or...

Are you sure its not the tranny,prop or shaft. Or any of the auxilleries on your engine.

E.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 10-24-2006
Replies: 2
Views: 1,324
Posted By Eleanna
Faulty fuel injector pump or?

Ok here it goes.
First thing that happened before engine shut off was the rpm started to dance all over the scale. First thing I checked was the fuel pump and I had no suction when I pumped it, so I...
Forum: Irwin 10-23-2006
Replies: 10
Views: 2,821
Posted By Eleanna
Close encounter with 40' powerboat

I have never seen my wife loose it and break down in tears and violant shakings like sunday night after a close encounter with a speeding powerboat.
My fuel pump gave up in the ICW south of lehman...
Forum: Irwin 09-29-2006
Replies: 1
Views: 3,079
Posted By Eleanna
http://www.irwinyachts.com/index.html Try this...

http://www.irwinyachts.com/index.html
Try this website

E.
Forum: Columbia & Coronado 09-01-2006
Replies: 8
Views: 2,063
Posted By Eleanna
Geico has a sister company that helped get my...

Geico has a sister company that helped get my boat insured, and thay have better rates than Boat U.S.
BTW I have a 37' 1980 Irwin sloop
E.
Forum: Racing 09-01-2006
Replies: 16
Views: 3,184
Posted By Eleanna
I'm a certified diver and wouln't do it any other...

I'm a certified diver and wouln't do it any other way.
I generally go under once a month with a flexible 6" wide joint knife to get those barnacles off, just be careful how you apply the knife so...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 09-01-2006
Replies: 16
Views: 1,589
Posted By Eleanna
Many good advices here 1. I'm suprised nobody...

Many good advices here
1. I'm suprised nobody mentioned a good flashlight to locate a marker in the middle of the night before you ram it.

2.Motion sickness devices are getting really good, I...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 08-30-2006
Replies: 48
Views: 3,471
Posted By Eleanna
Hmmm. I canít resist this thread; itís really a...

Hmmm. I canít resist this thread; itís really a good one.
Like many of you my dad is to blame. I remember it like it was yesterday, Dadís first sailboat. 20 foot and room to sleep four, no headroom,...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 08-30-2006
Replies: 17
Views: 2,325
Posted By Eleanna
Don't let this storm discourage you from doing...

Don't let this storm discourage you from doing the same thing next storm threat.
I was fortunate enough to find a slip so far west that any storm surge will be at a minimum.

E.
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 08-30-2006
Replies: 31
Views: 2,620
Posted By Eleanna
Many couples go out sailing, but only the husband...

Many couples go out sailing, but only the husband is actually Sailing, while the wife is on "kid watch". The Best way to enthusiast your partner is to engage her in the fun of sailing, as it is a...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 08-28-2006
Replies: 1
Views: 387
Posted By Eleanna
Unhappy Oh here we go again "Ernesto"

Tropical storm Ernesto barring down on us...:(

Every time a storm comes our way it never stops to amaze me how unprepared everybody is. Wait to get gas as of 8 am this Monday morning was normal,...
Forum: Irwin 08-27-2006
Replies: 2
Views: 1,844
Posted By Eleanna
The Irwin 37 is know for it's spongy steering. I...

The Irwin 37 is know for it's spongy steering. I have the same problem under way with engine.

E.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 08-27-2006
Replies: 7
Views: 607
Posted By Eleanna
Bleed the fuel system. This will take two guys...

Bleed the fuel system.
This will take two guys to do being you have most likely gotten air past the injector pump.
Make sure you have all the water out then loosen up the fuel injectors, crank the...
Forum: Introduce Yourself 08-24-2006
Replies: 3,269
Views: 454,710
Posted By Eleanna
Ft. Lauderdale- Key West E.

Ft. Lauderdale- Key West

E.
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