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Search: Posts Made By: tapske
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 03-04-2013
Replies: 3
Views: 518
Posted By tapske
halyard/mainsheet cam lock broke

ARRRG ! I have a 32' Columbia, which has double cam type.locks on port and.stbd sides . These are the type that the line halyard, mainshet...etc is lead.through the locking mechanism and can...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 01-01-2013
Replies: 3
Views: 440
Posted By tapske
Re: Windvane auto--docking PROBS

The true definition of "windvane".... here is a short video, of me and my oldest boy while cruising, in 3-4 foot seas with the windvane auto working like a charm........
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 12-31-2012
Replies: 3
Views: 440
Posted By tapske
Windvane auto--docking PROBS

Hopefully, someone with more experience can tell me if I am on the right track.

I love My windvane auto while sailing, but.... recently I had several close calls while docking, and took over...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 12-25-2012
Replies: 6
Views: 895
Posted By tapske
Re: Whisker Pole details

OK, here is the basic, the big thing this doesn't show is the stopper knots, or guy wires, so u can control movement independent of the jib sheet. As stated earlier, since I have the quick release, I...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 12-25-2012
Replies: 5
Views: 522
Posted By tapske
Re: replacing holding tank and tubing

Probably so. but I have several conical shaped plugs that will fit into any thru-hull hole. So I was just trying to be "efficeint" however, I don't think the effceincy is worth the potential down...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 12-25-2012
Replies: 5
Views: 522
Posted By tapske
replacing holding tank and tubing

Advice desired:
I will be replacing my entire holding tank soon, (including all tubing and both valves/seacocks at he thru-hulls. This will be a multi-wee
k venture,...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 12-25-2012
Replies: 6
Views: 895
Posted By tapske
Re: Whisker Pole details

KB,
I feel your concern. A few months ago, while moving marinas, I was forced to drop sail, and motor for almost 20 hours, just because the (very odd cold front had changed the) wind...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 11-21-2012
Replies: 9
Views: 736
Posted By tapske
Re: jetty hopping:south texas coast

Just finished the 140 NM hop from Freeport to Port Aransas.

didn't eant to run up the spinnaker single handed (my 13 yr old son was there... but he has less than 2 days experience so far... so...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 11-21-2012
Replies: 22
Views: 1,571
Posted By tapske
Re: Texas to Mex. Riviera, to Cayamans

Just finished the 140 NM hop from Freeport to Port Aransas.

didn't eant to run up the spinnaker single handed (my 13 yr old son was there... but he has less than 2 days experience so far... so...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 11-18-2012
Replies: 9
Views: 736
Posted By tapske
Re: jetty hopping:south texas coast

2BEL,

Forgot to tell you, I had the same type of Jetty chop coming in to Port Aransas around 2 ish on Friday. It went from 3' swells everywhere else, but about 3/4 mile squared in front...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 11-18-2012
Replies: 9
Views: 736
Posted By tapske
Re: jetty hopping:south texas coast

Nice area to sail 2BEL.

Just South of Port Mansfield is the Northern most point of South padre Island. Beautiful place (for Texas coast), and usually fairly secluded.

I just...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 11-10-2012
Replies: 66
Views: 5,086
Posted By tapske
Re: Cleaning Hull in the water

FST BTTMS,
Thank you so much for taking the time to make and post those videos. ven though I have never done this job before, I am now completely confident, thanks to you and...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 11-07-2012
Replies: 22
Views: 1,571
Posted By tapske
Re: Texas to Mex. Riviera, to Cayamans

On a side note..... I remember when the kemah pier had about a dozen shrimp boats that would sell direct to the public right off the back of the boat... and less than 20 slips for pleasure craft.
...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 11-07-2012
Replies: 22
Views: 1,571
Posted By tapske
Re: Texas to Mex. Riviera, to Cayamans

*** Sounds like a great trip. Some day I intendn having the skill/experience to offer similar services.
I couldnt help but laugh out loud at one of your comments. I recall on the very first ASA...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 11-06-2012
Replies: 22
Views: 1,571
Posted By tapske
Re: Texas to Mex. Riviera, to Cayamans

LAtest.....
Still working on ordering and prep for Holding tank refit...

In the mean time, getting ready to head out on a 2 day trip. Knocked barnicles off of prop... and did a...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 11-06-2012
Replies: 9
Views: 390
Posted By tapske
Re: ahoy

Nice synapsis 2bel,

I know the Kemah area VERY well. Grew up around the Clear Lake/Friendswood area.
I look forward to hearing more about the route details (and other details) I think...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 11-01-2012
Replies: 22
Views: 1,571
Posted By tapske
Re: Texas to Mex. Riviera, to Cayamans

2Bel,
No, I did not got them... plz resend anything U got. :)
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 10-27-2012
Replies: 66
Views: 5,086
Posted By tapske
Re: Cleaning Hull in the water

THANK YOU CAROLYN !!

In one swoop you provided more information than I hoped for in the coming week !

Great basic info... technical realistic approach.. and some good FYI...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 10-27-2012
Replies: 66
Views: 5,086
Posted By tapske
Cleaning Hull in the water

Advice humbly requested.

Salt water-ish (brackish estuary, but mostly salt). I have a 32' full keel fiber-glass boat. I am an accomplished diver (NITROX cert. as well). I can see...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 10-25-2012
Replies: 22
Views: 1,571
Posted By tapske
Re: Texas to Mex. Riviera, to Cayamans

For those that care... I added some pics to my "album"

And here is a little 2 min. video (with my oldest son, 15) kicked back in cockpit.

This is in the Gulf of Mexico 10 miles outside...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 10-25-2012
Replies: 22
Views: 1,571
Posted By tapske
Re: Texas to Mex. Riviera, to Cayamans

Next project ......
Before heading out to Progresso mid-next year I will be re-fitting my waste holding tank and all associated hoses and valves.... My current set up is over 15 years...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 10-23-2012
Replies: 22
Views: 1,571
Posted By tapske
Re: Texas to Mex. Riviera, to Cayamans

2belize,

To me that is a long way on a 22 footer !! balls of steel man !!

I know all to well the current running along yucatan. I know between mainland Mexico...
Forum: Learning to Sail 10-23-2012
Replies: 56
Views: 4,597
Posted By tapske
Re: Essential knots?

Agree agree. in order of importance :

1. Bowline
2. square knot (reef)
3. clove hitch
4. rolling hitch (my favorite.. the way it locks one way but moves the other, yet soo simple.
*** Of...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 10-23-2012
Replies: 22
Views: 1,571
Posted By tapske
Cool Re: Texas to Mex. Riviera, to Cayamans

Just got back from 10 hours in GUlf. Went about 15 miles out. waves running 2-3 with the opccasional 4' er. Practiced hoving-to and settting reef single handed. And (unplanned practiced) untangling...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 10-23-2012
Replies: 22
Views: 1,571
Posted By tapske
Re: Texas to Mex. Riviera, to Cayamans

FloridaJAX,
Thank you, I thought it seemed a little odd... I'm hoping the "blue bible" (freyer) will help shed some light on some other issues as well.
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