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Forum: Gear & Maintenance   09-12-2014
Replies: 20
Views: 10,748
Posted By Dick6969
Re: Cockpit table: do it yourself? Plans?

I have found that this company Thai Teak Marine | - Teakwood Boat Accessories (http://www.thaiteak-marine.com) Part # ART.1304 is about $400.00 US. It is unfinshed. You also have to get or make...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   09-10-2014
Replies: 18
Views: 17,994
Posted By Dick6969
Re: Luger Tradewinds 26

Here is a few pictures... did not know how to edit my post
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   09-10-2014
Replies: 18
Views: 17,994
Posted By Dick6969
Re: Luger Tradewinds 26

I had a Luger Fairwinds 27 for three years. Yes it was a kit boat and it is for a trailer. I live at the shore and sailed it alot . Had it out some weather when I should not have but it held...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   09-01-2014
Replies: 124
Views: 7,115
Posted By Dick6969
Re: Why do people still use depth sounders?

To see how deep it is... Mine is broke but when it did work I liked it.
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   08-27-2014
Replies: 48
Views: 3,298
Posted By Dick6969
Re: Anyone ever sold at a profit?

The only one I know is the fellow that I got mine from. I gave him what he paid for it 4 day's earlier and gave him my 27' sailboat. Early bid gets the worm. I have been looking at that boat for...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   07-31-2014
Replies: 9
Views: 1,077
Posted By Dick6969
Re: Just saw a gorgeous S2, 9.2A

I also own a 1977 Pearson 323. I don't think you can go wrong with the Pearson. Think what you could do with the extra cash? Have a party and invite some people from Sailnet. I am sure you could...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   07-30-2014
Replies: 58
Views: 3,474
Posted By Dick6969
Re: What kind of work do you do to finance your sailing?

I have had my own Harley aftermarket motorcycle shop since 1979. Started in N.C.. I moved to S.C. in 1989 had the shop going since. Keep getting boats that need work, try to fix them up sell it...
Forum: Electronics   03-31-2014
Replies: 0
Views: 475
Posted By Dick6969
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   02-24-2014
Replies: 189
Views: 27,512
Posted By Dick6969
Re: Pictures of your boat

I forgot Daisy Here! I had posted a few on an earlier post and didn't know how to add Daisy. Daisy is my youngest son's girl...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   02-24-2014
Replies: 189
Views: 27,512
Posted By Dick6969
Re: Pictures of your boat

Don't have to many...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   01-26-2014
Replies: 42
Views: 2,783
Posted By Dick6969
Re: How do you rate your marina/mooring ?

I give it an A+. Floating dry dock, dock box, water, ele.,clean, surveillance 24/7, friendly dock hands, 2.5 miles to ocean with nice rock jettys,. Been there 5 years, was only 4 sailboats there...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   10-31-2013
Replies: 22
Views: 1,115
Posted By Dick6969
Re: And so ends another season...

Really don't have to take her out this year but would really like a cheep place to keep her over the winter. Found a place 1.5 miles from the house for $240.00 a month, fresh water w/electric. What...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   09-26-2013
Replies: 107
Views: 11,970
Posted By Dick6969
Re: Tartan(s), Sabre, Pearson(s), C&C(s), Catalina(s) - "Chesapeake Draft"

Look at the Pearson 323. Has 4.5 draft, Plenty of room in the **** pit 8', Lots of room inside and very sea friendly.
Forum: Learning to Sail   08-16-2013
Replies: 12
Views: 862
Posted By Dick6969
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   08-16-2013
Replies: 107
Views: 11,970
Posted By Dick6969
Forum: Learning to Sail   08-16-2013
Replies: 12
Views: 862
Posted By Dick6969
Re: Rotten Luck - Stays & Dinghy Question

Back stay broke 3 weeks ago. 5' seas 10 -15 knots winds. Was lucky the whole rig didn't come down. To my sons quick thinking, drop sails, tighten topping lift and main sheets, snatch block, line,...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   07-19-2013
Replies: 15
Views: 1,021
Posted By Dick6969
Re: Halyard installed backwards

Use whipping line and it comes with a needle.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   07-11-2013
Replies: 214
Views: 16,071
Posted By Dick6969
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   07-11-2013
Replies: 42
Views: 2,495
Posted By Dick6969
Re: Fuel in oil - where to start?

gas in the oil has to come from the needle seat does not have enough pressure from float, runs in manifold down by rings into oil... on a motorcycle that is.
Forum: Learning to Sail   07-08-2013
Replies: 146
Views: 20,130
Posted By Dick6969
Re: How did you get your start in sailing?

Started around the age of 10 or 11. My dad had a 22' open wooden sailboat. We sank it for a few weeks be for we started using it for the season. Then a few different little boats. Had a 27' for 13...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   12-16-2012
Replies: 16
Views: 1,070
Posted By Dick6969
Re: Does cruising keep you young?

I will be 58 next year and my wife keeps telling me she is tired of raising two 22 year old's. My youngest is 22. It has to be the sailing. Also next week is my dads birthday, he will be 90. It...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   11-12-2012
Replies: 66
Views: 6,591
Posted By Dick6969
Re: Cleaning Hull in the water

I have found that an ice scraperworks well on the barnacles
without to much damage to the bottom coat.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   10-29-2012
Replies: 44
Views: 3,858
Posted By Dick6969
Re: If you don't sail...you're a freakin' moron.

Little River Inlet S.C. Wanted to practice my heavy wind skills in the inlet yesterday October 28, 25 to 35 knots with higher gusts. I reefed in the ICW. When I got to the jettys ocean was flat. ...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   09-30-2012
Replies: 7
Views: 2,148
Posted By Dick6969
Re: has anyone heard of a Luger

I have a 27' Tradewinds that I have sailed for 6 years. Know you boat and what it can handle and what you can. I have had mine in some conditions that I should not have but it held up ok. I have...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   09-27-2012
Replies: 90
Views: 5,450
Posted By Dick6969
Re: Sailing into the slip

When I first started sailing at about 14 years old with my dad, he never had a motor on any of his boats. So it is good to know how to do it all with out a motor. But the motor sure makes it easy...
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