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Search: Posts Made By: stevegmusic
Forum: Learning to Sail 06-21-2011
Replies: 13
Views: 5,344
Posted By stevegmusic
if you have never sailed before, get in a sunfish...

if you have never sailed before, get in a sunfish and mess around till you get a good feel for things...then rock and roll in any of those three. Word to the wise though, bring a friend who is good...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 06-21-2011
Replies: 0
Views: 319
Posted By stevegmusic
sailboat number deux

well...after dumping the wife into lake Waco and having to be towed ashore by a kindly old man and his grandson, I sold my bucc18. She was a fun boat, lots of power and a blast to sail; but not quite...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 05-03-2010
Replies: 28
Views: 3,868
Posted By stevegmusic
Still cleaning out muck from the boat, I don't...

Still cleaning out muck from the boat, I don't think I'll be racing any time soon
thanks though
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 01-19-2010
Replies: 28
Views: 3,868
Posted By stevegmusic
So the wind is starting in in Texas, and the...

So the wind is starting in in Texas, and the weather is getting warmer. I'll be on the water soon. Should be a good time.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 08-22-2009
Replies: 28
Views: 3,868
Posted By stevegmusic
new host of issues

Well, stepping the mast is the least of my worries at this point. We took her out for the first time this morning, and came up with a whole laundry list of issues. First, does anything hold down the...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 08-21-2009
Replies: 0
Views: 472
Posted By stevegmusic
rudder/tiller assembly

Hey all, I have a Bucc18, and I'm wondering about the rudder assembly. Is there supposed to be something holding the rudder in place when its in the down and sailing position? Mine seems to be free...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 08-21-2009
Replies: 28
Views: 3,868
Posted By stevegmusic
Roses most certainly do have thorns. I think its...

Roses most certainly do have thorns. I think its a classy name for a classy boat. Last night I made myself a boom vang. Funny you should mention the CB issue, I was having just that problem. The...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 08-20-2009
Replies: 28
Views: 3,868
Posted By stevegmusic
I'm taking the 'Rose' out for the first time on...

I'm taking the 'Rose' out for the first time on Saturday. Thank you so much for all of your info and help. Bob, like I said before, you're a peach. I am thinking that we might need to name her...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 08-16-2009
Replies: 16
Views: 5,460
Posted By stevegmusic
no sails

I always check craigslist and ebay 1st. If you know how to rig a simple sailboat, you can use SOME parts from a general hardware store. Real boat parts are always best, but some things are hard to...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 08-16-2009
Replies: 15
Views: 3,092
Posted By stevegmusic
THAT WOULD BE SO AWESOME. Depending on how good...

THAT WOULD BE SO AWESOME. Depending on how good you wanted it to look. You could do it with a 2x4 and some toggle bolts. Then you could just add an eye to the sprit to attach the forestay and away...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 08-15-2009
Replies: 15
Views: 3,092
Posted By stevegmusic
Sunfish are great fun. My question is, no matter...

Sunfish are great fun. My question is, no matter what you fasten the top of the jib to, how the heck would you get the bottom of the jib around the point of the lateen when throwing a tack? First I...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 08-14-2009
Replies: 2,871
Views: 333,528
Posted By stevegmusic
My BFS

Well, I think I could be the newbiest newbie of all, and I'm not sure what counts as BFS, but 19-23 knot wind, 6-8 foot seas in the Catalina channel in my opinion, rocks hard. We were in a Catalina...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 08-14-2009
Replies: 28
Views: 3,868
Posted By stevegmusic
Real quick, how well does she do with...

Real quick, how well does she do with weight...Texas weight.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 08-14-2009
Replies: 28
Views: 3,868
Posted By stevegmusic
thanks all, Bob you're a peach. That pep talk was...

thanks all, Bob you're a peach. That pep talk was just what I needed. If there's anyone here from Waco who would like to help with this boat, could you let me know? I'm looking forward to getting in...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 08-13-2009
Replies: 28
Views: 3,868
Posted By stevegmusic
Thanks, She's just about ready. I still need to...

Thanks, She's just about ready. I still need to carve a new rudder (don't want to spend 200 on a new one when I can make one) and install a new motor mount. Can anyone recommend a good motor for a...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 08-13-2009
Replies: 28
Views: 3,868
Posted By stevegmusic
what's with the Bucc18

So, it looks to me from what tons of folks have said, that the Buccaneer18 is about the worst first sailboat I could have aquired...ever. Can anyone assuage my concern that the second I put the thing...
Forum: Introduce Yourself 08-13-2009
Replies: 1
Views: 245
Posted By stevegmusic
Howdy Y'all, Texafornia strikes again!

Well, I know I'm not the only Texafornian around, but I could be the only one who's proud of it. I am baby new to sailing, having gone out just a few times on sunfish, Hobie cats and some fantastic...
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