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Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   03-09-2015
Replies: 25
Views: 1,527
Posted By jkimberly
Re: Where do the costs of a bigger boat come from?

Where do the cost of a bigger boat come from?


Everywhere!!!
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   03-04-2015
Replies: 12
Views: 1,375
Posted By jkimberly
Re: Upper shrouds and spreaders

Rubber boots held on with rigging tape, loosely wrapped then twisted stainless wire. My speaders are flat, hollow aluminum that slip over angled tabs on the mast where a through bolt holds them on....
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   02-04-2015
Replies: 15
Views: 1,305
Posted By jkimberly
Keel or deck stepped?

One of the previous threads got me thinking (looking?) about a "new" boat:D

Remember the one about "Is it cheating to look . . . "? Now don't get me wrong, I love my 26' Seafarer but I wonder...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   10-30-2014
Replies: 193
Views: 11,873
Posted By jkimberly
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   07-28-2014
Replies: 25
Views: 1,729
Posted By jkimberly
Re: Where do you stow your dink outboard?

Thanks to all of you who responded to this thread, many invaluable suggestions. I thought I would update and close this for those who wondered how it turned out.

I've ended up making a motor mount...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   05-13-2014
Replies: 27
Views: 1,834
Posted By jkimberly
Re: Raw Water pump leak

Just a quick thought . . . Setting aside any leakage INTO the engine, you have to contend with that salt water affecting associated engine parts outside the engine. I went through pretty much the...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   04-29-2014
Replies: 25
Views: 1,729
Posted By jkimberly
Re: Where do you stow your dink outboard?

Thanks for all the input, it's appreciated.

I'm likely splashing next week as are most others here abouts so it's a little early to walk the docks to see how others have handled this.

I might...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   04-28-2014
Replies: 25
Views: 1,729
Posted By jkimberly
Where do you stow your dink outboard?

Didn't want to hijack the "Theft proof you dinghy" thread so I've started this one, though they are similar.

After many years of rowing a home built dink to the boat, she's out in Milford harbor...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   03-20-2014
Replies: 5
Views: 483
Posted By jkimberly
Re: Anegada chart

Hi Don,

BVIPirate.com Site Map (http://Www.bvipirate.com) . . . . When we went in 2010, i ordered their chart of the approaches. We found it to be right up to date and well worth the $15 thry...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   03-12-2014
Replies: 5
Views: 689
Posted By jkimberly
Re: Cushion cleaning tips

Do they have zippers? Unzip the covers and toss them in the washing machine (assuming they're all cloth of some type) and wash on gentle cycle until they're clean then spin dry and lie them flat, no...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   04-19-2013
Replies: 26
Views: 2,274
Posted By jkimberly
Talking Re: Boston Bomber in a Boat

Not to worry Minn, with all the new "thru-hulls" now in that boat, I'm sure it will drain quickly!

:laugher

Jk
Forum: Chartering   10-15-2012
Replies: 10
Views: 1,865
Posted By jkimberly
Re: Recommendations for Conch Charters, others?

+2 for Ed-Hamilton Co.

Working with them now for an upcoming charter July 2013. They provide a great service, review many boats from different companies chartering there and are a great resource. ...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   07-29-2012
Replies: 4
Views: 1,081
Posted By jkimberly
Re: Vang and downhaul rig for floating goosneck on Main

Hi Oysterman23,

I have an 1985 26' Seafarer that has that same setup you described.

I have a downhaul attached to the floating gooseneck which I leave very slack while raising the main. Once...
Forum: Diesel   05-20-2012
Replies: 20
Views: 2,878
Posted By jkimberly
Re: Low rpm 1gm10

All great suggestions! However, have you fully applied the KISS principle?

I just went through something fairly similar with my 1GM10. Over the winter i replaced my copper fuel lines with hose...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   11-03-2011
Replies: 16
Views: 5,324
Posted By jkimberly
+1

+1
Forum: Chartering   07-11-2011
Replies: 10
Views: 2,823
Posted By jkimberly
Hi Maccauley123, I was interested to read...

Hi Maccauley123,

I was interested to read your take on BVI chartering, especially with BVIYC, as we're heading down there in two weeks. I've been dreaming of doing a BVI charter for sometime an...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   05-16-2011
Replies: 8
Views: 1,261
Posted By jkimberly
Thanks for the help guys, searching on "dorade...

Thanks for the help guys, searching on "dorade guard" offered a site that shows several different types of guards that can be modified to fit my situation. Although at the cost of these guards...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   05-16-2011
Replies: 8
Views: 1,261
Posted By jkimberly
Thanks Jordan, I'm not short of ideas as to...

Thanks Jordan,

I'm not short of ideas as to how to fabricate something to shield the cables from the lines as they cross over but rather am looking for something "off the shelf" to do the job....
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   05-16-2011
Replies: 8
Views: 1,261
Posted By jkimberly
Smile Not really, that would be for the mast light...

Not really, that would be for the mast light midway up the mast . . I'm looking for something at the base of the mast (it's a deck stepped mast) where the electrical and VHF connections are located. ...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   05-15-2011
Replies: 8
Views: 1,261
Posted By jkimberly
Whatchamacallit?

I've been looking for something " off the shelf" that I can install just in front of the mast to protect the mast light/vhf connections from catching the genoa sheets during a tack. Not having very...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   02-01-2011
Replies: 10
Views: 1,883
Posted By jkimberly
BVI Charter

We, my wife and I and another couple, are in the preliminary stages of planning a BVI weeklong bareboat charter. I've been searching through the various outfits based in Tortola that surfaced through...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   12-13-2010
Replies: 43
Views: 5,549
Posted By jkimberly
So, once you've cleaned your stainless with this,...

So, once you've cleaned your stainless with this, do you need/want to put anything on it to protect it, like wax? Or do you just let it go till next cleaning?

jk
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   11-10-2010
Replies: 23
Views: 4,548
Posted By jkimberly
I have a 26' Seafarer, which is not all that much...

I have a 26' Seafarer, which is not all that much shorter/smaller than your 303 and I use a 25'x30' tarp over the mast. The mast is supported at the bow pulpit at the mast step and at the crutch...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   09-02-2010
Replies: 34
Views: 2,603
Posted By jkimberly
Safe or Sorry?

I just checked the National Hurricane Center for expected storm surge for LIS. They indicate that the expected surge should be about 5' for all of LIS with higher amounts both east of New Haven (<7')...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   09-02-2010
Replies: 34
Views: 2,603
Posted By jkimberly
Safe or Sorry?

I'm in Milford, CT and I'm planning on moving off of my Milford Landing mooring into one of their transient slips tonight. Due to Earl, the normally packed Labor Day weekend isn't happening and I'm...
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