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Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   02-25-2003
Replies: 14
Views: 2,353
Posted By rclampitt
Trying to narrow down options - Help please!!!

Check out the CAL list on SailNet. Over 300 CAL owners. You can get good info on the 36 and and other CAL''s. I own a CAL 31 and think a used CAL is a good bet for the money.
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   02-08-2003
Replies: 1
Views: 1,691
Posted By rclampitt
Cal 27 T2

Sorry I didn''t catch your message sooner. Go to SailNet "Join E-Mail Lists and join Cal Dicussion List. More than 300 Cal owners and a bunch of Cal 27''s. Likes of good help on this list. I...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   01-27-2003
Replies: 34
Views: 8,369
Posted By rclampitt
Project Boats -- Where Do You Find Them?

You might try checking out some of the e-mail lists at sailnet.com. I am a member on the Cal list since I own a Cal 31. There are 331 members on this list alone and tons of discussion on...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   01-10-2003
Replies: 9
Views: 4,419
Posted By rclampitt
Dingy Outboard Motor

We are thinking about getting an outboard motor for our 8 foot inflatable dingy which we have aboard our Cal 31. What are the thoughts out there re: 2 cycle vs/ 4 cycle and HP enough to drag the...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   01-10-2003
Replies: 0
Views: 1,621
Posted By rclampitt
Dingy Outboard Motor

We are thinking about getting an outboard motor for our 8 foot inflatable dingy which we have aboard our Cal 31. What are the thoughts out there re: 2 cycle vs/ 4 cycle and HP enough to drag the...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   01-10-2003
Replies: 6
Views: 1,185
Posted By rclampitt
Dingy Outboard Motor

I am about to break down and buy an outboard for our 8 ft. inflatable dingy. I will appreciate opinions on 2 cycle vs. 4 cycle and horse power ie. enough to drag the boat home vs. appropiate for...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   12-12-2002
Replies: 6
Views: 2,419
Posted By rclampitt
Fuel tank algae

This past summer I bought a Cal 31, 1983, in Bellingham WA and brought her up to Seward Alaska. The 21 gal diesel fuel tank could not be inspected because there were no inspection ports. Before...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   12-11-2002
Replies: 8
Views: 1,141
Posted By rclampitt
In Water diesel question?

Also you can take a look at www.marinedieseldirect.com/universal and check out their Discussion Forum.

RC
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   12-03-2002
Replies: 4
Views: 15,585
Posted By rclampitt
Manual Anchor Windlass

Thanks Guys,

I am checking out the Lofrans Royal Manual Windlass w/capstan, horizontal dbl. action.

Jeff, I have a friend who also uses his boat as the windlass. He has a heavy stainless steel...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   11-30-2002
Replies: 4
Views: 15,585
Posted By rclampitt
Manual Anchor Windlass

Last May we had a discussion on the message board regarding the installation of an electric powered windlass on my Cal 31 and other like vessels. We ended up sailing the Cal 31, in question, from...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   07-28-2002
Replies: 4
Views: 1,921
Posted By rclampitt
Salt Water Cooling System failure.

My wife and I did an overnight cruise this weekend and pushed to force a failure of the salt water system. Results. NO FAILURE UNDER ANY CONDITIONS WHICH PREVIOULY CAUSED FAILURE. I''m going to...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   07-25-2002
Replies: 4
Views: 1,921
Posted By rclampitt
Salt Water Cooling System failure.

What I should have said is, "the salt water flow through the exhaust would abruptly totally stop". Ocasionally, would start again, without shutting engine down, within a minute or so, before...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   07-24-2002
Replies: 4
Views: 1,921
Posted By rclampitt
Salt Water Cooling System failure.

Recently purchased a Cal 31 Sloop with 16 hp Universal with fresh water cooling through a heat exchanger and salt water system. Subsequently sailed her offshore from Bellingham WA to Seward Alaska...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   06-10-2002
Replies: 1
Views: 833
Posted By rclampitt
Satellite Phones

What experience out there re: Iridium Satellite Phones vs. Global Star? I am bringing a boat up the NW Pacific Coast,
outside, from Bellingham WA to Seward AK and will have a Global Star GSP-1600....
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   05-02-2002
Replies: 10
Views: 2,384
Posted By rclampitt
Electric Windlass Installation

Thanks guys, everything you say confirms my own thoughts on this. I think I will wait until we get home to work this out. We''ve got a 1500 mile cruise ahead of us and not as young as used to be. ...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   05-01-2002
Replies: 10
Views: 2,384
Posted By rclampitt
Electric Windlass Installation

We have recently purchased a Cal 31 and would like to know if anyone has had experience with installing an electric windlass on this or similar vessels. The Cals typically have an anchor and chain...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   04-09-2002
Replies: 2
Views: 3,040
Posted By rclampitt
Cal 31 vs Hunter 31

Matt,
Thanks for your comments. I made an offer on a Cal 31 today.
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   04-08-2002
Replies: 2
Views: 3,040
Posted By rclampitt
Cal 31 vs Hunter 31

We are looking at a 1981 Cal 31/SL listed at $35,900 in Anascortes,WA and a 1985 Hunter Sloop 31 listed at $37,500 in same area. Both in good shape, well maintained and equipped. Vessel to be used...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   04-01-2002
Replies: 45
Views: 6,754
Posted By rclampitt
Sailors over 55

I am 71 and my wife is 59. We plan to sail a Cal 34 Mk III from Belingham WA to Seward AK this coming June. This is about a four week cruise with an ocean crossing of approx. 600 miles from Sitka AK...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   03-29-2002
Replies: 15
Views: 13,700
Posted By rclampitt
Marine Stoves, Ovens

Jeff, thanks for the report on the Origo stove. I think that is the way we will go.
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   03-28-2002
Replies: 15
Views: 13,700
Posted By rclampitt
Marine Stoves, Ovens

We have just purchased a Cal 34, 1977,located in Belllingham WA. My wife and I intend to sail her to Seward, Alaska in June of this year, approx. a 3 to 4 week cruise with a 600 mile ocean crossing. ...
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