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Forum: Gear & Maintenance   11-11-2010
Replies: 25
Views: 7,446
Posted By jskrypek
Schedule 80 is overkill. Schedule 40 would be...

Schedule 80 is overkill. Schedule 40 would be fine. I would be more worried about sloshing. You could get an amazing amount of backpressure in a rough sea. This would be magnified by the...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   11-10-2010
Replies: 14
Views: 2,699
Posted By jskrypek
I think most of the yacht clubs have slips. ...

I think most of the yacht clubs have slips. Economy has had an effect on what is available. I'm at EYC in Etobicoke. After you pay the initiation, a yacht club is much cheaper than a marina. ...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   05-18-2010
Replies: 11
Views: 1,416
Posted By jskrypek
I had the same problem. I took off the chain and...

I had the same problem. I took off the chain and found that the shaft that attached to the wheel was extremely tight. On my cinkel pedestal the shaft rides in a couple of plastic bushings. A...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   04-26-2010
Replies: 0
Views: 1,306
Posted By jskrypek
Help Stiff Cinkel Steering Pedestal

My cinkel wheel steering was extremely stiff. I took it all apart and the shaft is binding in the bearings. It seems the shaft sits in a couple of nylon or plastic bearings. The shaft was so...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   02-25-2010
Replies: 2
Views: 641
Posted By jskrypek
Sodablasting and Painting Topsides

I'm getting ready to do a complete bottom paint job on my Bayfield 29. I was going to sodablast the bottom but what about above the waterline. This area has some gouges and is dull and worn. Can I...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   08-26-2009
Replies: 230
Views: 22,595
Posted By jskrypek
I've raised three kids and coached many 13 year...

I've raised three kids and coached many 13 year old teams. I don't care how responsible or knowledgeable or mature she is. Any parent letting her go on a trip like that is a few bricks short of a...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   08-11-2009
Replies: 15
Views: 3,014
Posted By jskrypek
Be careful with Uship. I got cheap prices but...

Be careful with Uship. I got cheap prices but then the truck never showed up on time. Check the number of cancellations by the shipper. It doesn't give him a bad rating but means that somebody...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   07-27-2009
Replies: 7
Views: 797
Posted By jskrypek
I love my 29. The only negatives I can think of...

I love my 29. The only negatives I can think of are a smallish cockpit (same as the 25) and it's not a great light wind boat.
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   07-27-2009
Replies: 7
Views: 797
Posted By jskrypek
There is an active Bayfield Group on Yahoo. ...

There is an active Bayfield Group on Yahoo. bayfieldyachts : Bayfield Yacht Owner Resources (http://groups.yahoo.com/group/bayfieldyachts/)

If you had any questions, I'm sure they could answer...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   06-18-2009
Replies: 10
Views: 1,436
Posted By jskrypek
That confirms what I thought. No vinyl on the...

That confirms what I thought. No vinyl on the new cushions.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   06-18-2009
Replies: 10
Views: 1,436
Posted By jskrypek
Replace vinyl on bottom of cushions or not?

I'm replacing the coverings on our existing cushions. Most of the cushions have a vinyl bottom with cloth top and sides. Do I need to replace the vinyl bottoms or can I do them all in cloth? It...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   06-07-2009
Replies: 5
Views: 1,079
Posted By jskrypek
There's a Bayfield group on yahoo. Fairly busy...

There's a Bayfield group on yahoo. Fairly busy and tons of good information. I've seen a couple of used engines for sale at $2000 and someone said they did a cheap rebuild themselves for about...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   05-11-2009
Replies: 25
Views: 5,369
Posted By jskrypek
There's a West Wight on Toronto Kijiji for...

There's a West Wight on Toronto Kijiji for $11,500. Just posted today
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   04-08-2009
Replies: 10
Views: 1,363
Posted By jskrypek
I used uship.com to get the best price. You can...

I used uship.com to get the best price. You can also look at comments from past customers.
Forum: Introduce Yourself   03-21-2009
Replies: 11
Views: 864
Posted By jskrypek
I just bought a Bayfield 29 and also got a spot...

I just bought a Bayfield 29 and also got a spot at Lake Promenade Marina. See you there.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   03-20-2009
Replies: 4
Views: 3,020
Posted By jskrypek
Raymarine 435i chartplotter

This is being blown at very attractive pricing. Does any one have one or has used one that can recommend this unit.

I'm going to put it on my Bayfield 29 for cruising the great lakes. I realize...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   03-12-2009
Replies: 0
Views: 322
Posted By jskrypek
Marina in Fort Myers Beach

I'm shipping a boat from Fort Myers and need a marina that can lift it onto the truck and step the mast. Anyone know a place. I tried Olsen's but they have to bring a crane in to step the mast and...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   03-10-2009
Replies: 4
Views: 845
Posted By jskrypek
Any marina in particular in Rochester? I might...

Any marina in particular in Rochester? I might leave it there for a few weeks anyway. My marina doesn't open until May 1.
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   03-10-2009
Replies: 4
Views: 845
Posted By jskrypek
Need a marina near Youngstown, NY

I am shipping a boat from Florida to Port Credit, ON. One of my options is to drop it in Lake Ontario on the New York side and sail it across. Does anyone know of any marinas near Youngstown, NY...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   11-14-2008
Replies: 5
Views: 789
Posted By jskrypek
I don't own one but am waiting on a survey to...

I don't own one but am waiting on a survey to make a purchase. There is an active yahoo group that has plenty of information. Seems like a fine boat. Little small for a 29' but excellent...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   10-29-2008
Replies: 28
Views: 3,103
Posted By jskrypek
Few really amazing deals. Lots of "I'm out of...

Few really amazing deals. Lots of "I'm out of the country but if you send me a deposit" deals to steal your money.
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   10-17-2008
Replies: 6
Views: 1,279
Posted By jskrypek
Buying a Hunter 31 - Crooked Keel

I was looking at a Hunter 31 that had a recent survey and it says the keel is crooked. Is this something I should be concerned with? Can it be fixed? The survey shows the boat to be in generally...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   09-25-2008
Replies: 5
Views: 789
Posted By jskrypek
Thanks for the shipping info. I'm going to need...

Thanks for the shipping info. I'm going to need the cradle for winter storage no matter what so it is just a matter of getting one before or after shipping.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   09-25-2008
Replies: 5
Views: 789
Posted By jskrypek
Cradle for a Bayfield 29

Can anyone give me some measurements on a cradle for a Bayfield 29. I need to build one for winter storage.

I am going to be shipping the boat in a few months and someone told me they need...
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