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Search: Posts Made By: FirstCandC
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 04-10-2015
Replies: 6
Views: 549
Posted By FirstCandC
Re: Looking for buddy boat to dry tortugas 4/10-4/17

Do you sail south of the Marquesas to get there? It looks to be about 65 miles from Key West.
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 03-27-2015
Replies: 27
Views: 1,548
Posted By FirstCandC
Re: Hunter 27 - A Little Look Please?

Looks like you got the 2-footitis out of the way early!
Congratulations. Now enjoy the learning process while you prepare for those weekends at Ocracoke and Cape Lookout :)
Forum: Introduce Yourself 03-06-2015
Replies: 18
Views: 726
Posted By FirstCandC
Re: Greetings! !

Welcome to Sailnet- what an awesome first boat! Does it have an outboard? Some of the most knowledgeable sailors in the world post here, and you will learn a lot from them.
Also, have you seen the...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 03-06-2015
Replies: 37
Views: 1,975
Posted By FirstCandC
Re: Islander 32

Here is another one on the other side of the bay:
1977 Islander 32 Sail Boat For Sale - www.yachtworld.com...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 03-05-2015
Replies: 37
Views: 1,975
Posted By FirstCandC
Re: Islander 32

Have you seen this one:
Islander 32 (http://annapolis.craigslist.org/boa/4908472594.html)
It got my wheels turning. Not sure what state you are in, but it might be worth looking into. There is also...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 02-24-2015
Replies: 25
Views: 2,652
Posted By FirstCandC
Re: Dock Etiquette While Working

No hand tools and no cursing. But plenty of groaning and "Gosh darnit!" and "FUDGESICKLES!"

Also, it is amazing how loud one can be on a boat when trying to be as quiet as possible.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 02-24-2015
Replies: 25
Views: 2,652
Posted By FirstCandC
Dock Etiquette While Working

Let's face it, older boats need work. Mine needs work every weekend. However, my neighbor sits on the rear deck of his powerboat 8 feet away and reads every single weekend. He is there just about...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 02-18-2015
Replies: 238
Views: 17,358
Posted By FirstCandC
Re: My newest project

That last drawing is insane. I see they have Catari drawings on the PS site. Will this boat have a similar keel? Will they build it in Washington?
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 02-13-2015
Replies: 1,871
Views: 201,938
Posted By FirstCandC
Re: Production Boats and the Limits

But I don't like portlights in the hull. Oh well, guess I will start back on Page 1..
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 02-13-2015
Replies: 238
Views: 17,358
Posted By FirstCandC
Re: My newest project

Awesome. I am guessing Mr. Lucky is ecstatic!
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 02-13-2015
Replies: 22
Views: 1,500
Posted By FirstCandC
Re: What Would You Do?

Some great advice, thanks to all.

I agree that having a project in your back yard makes no sense, but for some reason I can relate to Richard Dreyfus in Close Encounters, where everyone in the...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 02-12-2015
Replies: 22
Views: 1,500
Posted By FirstCandC
What Would You Do?

All of these what boats to buy threads have me pondering my own dilemma.

Here is the situation:

Retirement is about 8 years away. My current boat needs some work, just like everyone else's I...
Forum: Introduce Yourself 02-12-2015
Replies: 10
Views: 931
Posted By FirstCandC
Re: Pirate Girl- 1987 Pacific Seacraft Crealock Cutter34

I just saw your boat pic and she is SWEET! Welcome to Sailnet. Good luck on your journey.
Forum: Atomic 4 02-12-2015
Replies: 20
Views: 2,027
Posted By FirstCandC
Re: FWC kit for Atomic 4, a good idea?

Gary, when I grow up, I want to be just like you. And Tommays.
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 02-12-2015
Replies: 67
Views: 3,409
Posted By FirstCandC
Re: yes another help me find the perfect boat....

As a fellow novice who also has big dreams of seeing the whole world, I can see where you are coming from. Dreaming is fun. Especially when you are working for what seems like every single day. You...
Forum: Atomic 4 02-05-2015
Replies: 20
Views: 2,027
Posted By FirstCandC
Re: FWC kit for Atomic 4, a good idea?

I apologize for hijacking the thread, but do you run Marvel Mystery oil in your fuel and also some in with your oil?
Forum: Atomic 4 12-19-2014
Replies: 44
Views: 1,897
Posted By FirstCandC
Re: Carb Problem?

This particular engine has FWC and electronic ignition.

The manifold doesn't look particularly difficult to remove, but I said the same thing about the thermostat housing!
Just remove the rear...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 12-18-2014
Replies: 1
Views: 509
Posted By FirstCandC
All is NOT Lost

Sailboat Cal 39 Sloop for Sale | eBay (http://www.ebay.com/itm/Sailboat-Cal-39-Sloop-For-Sale-/231421985189?forcerrptr=true&hash=item35e1d341a5&item=231421985189&pt=Sailboats)

Rumor has it that...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 12-18-2014
Replies: 1
Views: 402
Posted By FirstCandC
Endeavor 40 Fire

Terrible story. Hate it for the owners.
Blaze Sinks Lz Sea Dogs | TownDock.net, Oriental NC (http://towndock.net/news/blaze-sinks-lz-sea-dogs)
Forum: Atomic 4 12-17-2014
Replies: 44
Views: 1,897
Posted By FirstCandC
Re: Carb Problem?

One final update- something told me to try pulling the carb one more time. Downloaded the carburetor video from the Moyer site, which actually addresses quite a few frequent issues. Removed the float...
Forum: Extreme Sailing Videos 11-11-2014
Replies: 15
Views: 4,167
Posted By FirstCandC
Re: VOLVO OCEAN Race!

NBC Sports Network is running a weekly series on it. The first few shows had a lot of back story, but they are now starting to focus on the racing and maintenance setbacks more.
Found the schedule...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 10-31-2014
Replies: 57
Views: 4,362
Posted By FirstCandC
Re: What boat for a 10-15 year trip?

The Big Bang Theory Good Lord how you frustrate me Leonard Hofstadter - YouTube
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 10-31-2014
Replies: 33
Views: 2,764
Posted By FirstCandC
Re: C&C 33 mk1 vs 34 vs Landfall 35

Wilmington would be a long drive and really the only sailing would be on the outside.
Are you Marine? If so, you might be able to get dockage here:
Marina, Picnic, & Camping - MCCS Cherry Point...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 10-31-2014
Replies: 33
Views: 2,764
Posted By FirstCandC
Re: C&C 33 mk1 vs 34 vs Landfall 35

Great thread! Welcome to Sailnet and NC!
Are you planning to keep the boat in Southport? Looks like you will be doing a LOT of coastal sailing. You are a little over 100 miles from Beaufort inlet....
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 10-09-2014
Replies: 27
Views: 2,060
Posted By FirstCandC
Re: First look tomorrow

OVERWHELMINGLY so, and with no end in sight.
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