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Forum: Gear & Maintenance   11-14-2009
Replies: 10
Views: 1,801
Posted By Ulchute
Dear Folks: I'm doing a re-rig project on a...

Dear Folks:

I'm doing a re-rig project on a Venture '26. I'm planning to use 3/16", 1x19 stainless wire rope but was looking for advice on terminals. Sta-loks look like they might be easy to...
Forum: MacGregor   10-05-2009
Replies: 3
Views: 1,840
Posted By Ulchute
Hello Islandmind and WetJerry: I've got a...

Hello Islandmind and WetJerry:

I've got a Venture 25 that I've "pulled from the weeds" since my 12 yr old son has expressed an interest. I've had the boat 15 years and have never even seen a pop...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   09-24-2009
Replies: 9
Views: 3,001
Posted By Ulchute
Dear Folks: Does anyone know about the...

Dear Folks:

Does anyone know about the original factory, fresh water set-up for the Venture 25'? Did the boat come with a fresh water tank and/or a grey water holding tank?

My boat has a...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   09-20-2009
Replies: 9
Views: 3,001
Posted By Ulchute
Sorry but I guess I should have been more clear. ...

Sorry but I guess I should have been more clear. What I mean is that there is space for tanks and a hole in the galley next to the sink where a faucet should be.

What I was looking for was...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   09-20-2009
Replies: 2
Views: 760
Posted By Ulchute
Floatsome: Thanks for the tip on the Harken...

Floatsome:

Thanks for the tip on the Harken website. I'll also take your advice on the handy digi-cam while walking around the marina.
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   09-20-2009
Replies: 9
Views: 3,001
Posted By Ulchute
Freshwater system for sailboat

Folks:

I've got a 1976 Venture 25 I am getting ready to sail with my 12 year old son. The boat has a galley area that includes a sink but there is no fresh water tank, faucet/pump or holding...
Forum: Introduce Yourself   09-20-2009
Replies: 2
Views: 301
Posted By Ulchute
In a similar situation myself. Just pulled my...

In a similar situation myself. Just pulled my '76 Venture 25 out of the weeds to get started with my 12 year old son.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   09-20-2009
Replies: 2
Views: 760
Posted By Ulchute
Spinnaker set-up for a '76 Venture 25

Dear Folks:

I acquired a '76 Venture 25 about 20 years ago. Before kids, I used it very extensively and could never find the heart to get rid of it.

Now that my son is 12, he has taken an...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   09-20-2009
Replies: 21
Views: 2,988
Posted By Ulchute
Though I didn't have "mother nature" as a...

Though I didn't have "mother nature" as a delivery system, I did have my young son throwing pomegranates at my '76 Venture 25 which left some very tenacious stains. After trying several things I...
Forum: Learning to Sail   09-20-2009
Replies: 33
Views: 3,804
Posted By Ulchute
Hi Diesel: I'm not from your area (Southern...

Hi Diesel:

I'm not from your area (Southern California) but you might check your local area for ASA rated classes. The first one I ever took was gift from my wife about 15 years ago. After...
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