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Search: Posts Made By: mazzy
Forum: Long Island 05-05-2011
Replies: 10
Views: 1,785
Posted By mazzy
Barry, I stayed at the town dock a couple of...

Barry,
I stayed at the town dock a couple of Octobers ago. Easy walk to SoNo nightlife (and an easy stumble back to my berth after beers at The Ginger Man). Went to the aquarium, and, because of a...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 11-10-2010
Replies: 23
Views: 3,117
Posted By mazzy
Why bother showing a photo of an engine like...

Why bother showing a photo of an engine like that???

Barry,
Point taken about stowage, but more often than not I will be doing day sails of <6hours with a crew of 0-2, so keeping it around 30'...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 11-08-2010
Replies: 23
Views: 3,117
Posted By mazzy
Okay, I jacked my yw search price up to 35K....

Okay, I jacked my yw search price up to 35K. Seems like I dont really want to be scraping the bottom.
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 11-07-2010
Replies: 23
Views: 3,117
Posted By mazzy
Great ideas, thanks! Tartan 30 tall rig sounds...

Great ideas, thanks! Tartan 30 tall rig sounds like an interesting option, as well as Ericson Olson. The Cal 34 may be too much boat for my confidence level in soloing.
There's a sad Sabre 30 on the...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 11-06-2010
Replies: 23
Views: 3,117
Posted By mazzy
Sabreman, The Intrepid 9M is a...

Sabreman,
The Intrepid 9M is a fin-keel.http://www.capedory.org/specs/Int9Mlayout.jpg
The Sabre 28 is also under consideration, but I don't want to be wishing for 2' more in a couple of seasons....
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 11-06-2010
Replies: 23
Views: 3,117
Posted By mazzy
Moving on up

My boys, after five years with my 25'Seaward, want to go on more long range adventures now. They're 15 & 17. We sail western LI Sound from Manhasset to Norwalk, and want to be able to venture to...
Forum: Electronics 08-24-2010
Replies: 3
Views: 1,205
Posted By mazzy
I've been using my 400C for a couple of seasons...

I've been using my 400C for a couple of seasons now. Yes, speed varies by 0.5kt or so. I'm looking for the peaks in my speed to help with sail trim mostly. Try the trip computer function to get a...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 08-24-2010
Replies: 9
Views: 1,157
Posted By mazzy
When my hatch cracked it was easy to fix by just...

When my hatch cracked it was easy to fix by just re-bedding a new piece of smoked lexan in the frame. Used black Lifeseal caulk after scraping out all the old adhesive. Save the pieces to make a...
Forum: Provisioning 09-23-2009
Replies: 109
Views: 15,650
Posted By mazzy
Pretty good kit, Rik!

Pretty good kit, Rik!
Forum: Chartering 09-13-2009
Replies: 13
Views: 1,558
Posted By mazzy
Okay, we ended up sailing Lake Champlain. What a...

Okay, we ended up sailing Lake Champlain. What a great week! When I was researching Champlain, there wasn't a lot of commentary on it, so here's a bit of a (longish) digest as my contribution;

We...
Forum: Pacific Seacraft 09-02-2009
Replies: 5
Views: 723
Posted By mazzy
It's called "spiral wrap". Ace Hardware (and...

It's called "spiral wrap". Ace Hardware (and maybe HD/Lowes) should carry it. Here's an on-line site
Spiral Wrap | Cable Wrap | Abrasion Protection for Wires and Cables | CableTiesAndMore.com...
Forum: Chartering 08-29-2009
Replies: 13
Views: 1,558
Posted By mazzy
Lake Champlain it will be! Thanks for all the...

Lake Champlain it will be! Thanks for all the input. I didn't charter with Winds of Ireland, as their phone seems to have been disconnected and their website offers no email address.(I even emailed...
Forum: Racing 08-23-2009
Replies: 3
Views: 869
Posted By mazzy
Good timing! I'll be there for the start!

Good timing! I'll be there for the start!
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 08-14-2009
Replies: 7
Views: 1,049
Posted By mazzy
With the mast horizontal, use a metal...

With the mast horizontal, use a metal electrician's tape. I used one to rewire my mast this spring.
Forum: Chartering 08-13-2009
Replies: 13
Views: 1,558
Posted By mazzy
Thanks for the ideas! Chesapeake (Haven Yacht...

Thanks for the ideas! Chesapeake (Haven Yacht Charters) is a lot less expensive than either Winds of Ireland or Northport Yacht Charters, but the lake is looking like the spot. bugs and me makes for...
Forum: Chartering 08-12-2009
Replies: 13
Views: 1,558
Posted By mazzy
Chesapeake, Lake Champlain, or Maine?

Going to bareboat Labor Day week, just the two of us. Any gut opinions of which three choices in subject would be best? Ease of sailing, picturesque and uncrowded anchorages are top priorities. By...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 07-19-2009
Replies: 35
Views: 21,585
Posted By mazzy
I did find a review by Jack Horner. Google it,,...

I did find a review by Jack Horner. Google it,, as I don't have the link handy
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 07-19-2009
Replies: 35
Views: 21,585
Posted By mazzy
Try UK Google (http://www.google.co.uk) for more...

Try UK Google (http://www.google.co.uk) for more UK-centric queries. There's one stored in the local boatyard. twin keels good for areas with large tides, boats rest easily on the bottom when tide's...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 06-21-2009
Replies: 7
Views: 5,187
Posted By mazzy
Port Sailing Schoo (http://www.portsailing.com/)l...

Port Sailing Schoo (http://www.portsailing.com/)l in Manhasset Bay, Port Washington, rents 22' Sonars. The Waterfront Center (http://thewaterfrontcenter.org/content/view/161/60/) in Oyster Bay also...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 06-20-2009
Replies: 8
Views: 1,274
Posted By mazzy
I used wire ties to keep the wires from banging...

I used wire ties to keep the wires from banging by first making up the whole top to bottom wire harness, with the steaming light mid-mast wiring attached to a messenger line thru the steaming light...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 05-27-2009
Replies: 2
Views: 556
Posted By mazzy
Did you see this product? EzAcDc - Simple...

Did you see this product?
EzAcDc - Simple Systems for Boat Wiring and Marine Electrical (http://www.ezacdc.com/Scripts/prodView.asp?idproduct=26)

What I don't like in this harness is the use of...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 05-27-2009
Replies: 11
Views: 1,099
Posted By mazzy
I was going to use short pieces of PVC molding,...

I was going to use short pieces of PVC molding, 3/4" square as sold at Home Depot. Caulk in place where needed, then screw into it. Cheaper than teak, $5 for 8'.
Mike
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 05-24-2009
Replies: 35
Views: 3,036
Posted By mazzy
I'm happy with my Colorado 400C. It doesn't have...

I'm happy with my Colorado 400C. It doesn't have the Oregon's touch screen. Got it from WM over the winter at a nice price. Googled and saw it available for your pricepoint
Mike

[Edit - the item...
Forum: Long Island 04-20-2009
Replies: 33
Views: 2,665
Posted By mazzy
Hi Dan, Post's title is "Circumnavigation of...

Hi Dan,
Post's title is "Circumnavigation of Long Island Sound". ;) I agree, the ocean is not for my little bit of boat. I live on the South Shore, but keep the boat where it's safe, in the Sound :)...
Forum: Long Island 03-29-2009
Replies: 33
Views: 2,665
Posted By mazzy
Matt, You're not jealous of Bene's to-do list...

Matt,
You're not jealous of Bene's to-do list now, are you?:eek:
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