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Forum: Gear & Maintenance   05-03-2013
Replies: 53
Views: 5,061
Posted By VentureCat15
Re: Through-Hulls

Following everyone's advice here - I removed the old W-C tapered plug seacock and purchased a replacement Groco, and will be installing it this weekend with 5200. Thanks for the input everyone.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   04-28-2013
Replies: 53
Views: 5,061
Posted By VentureCat15
Through-Hulls

Hello everyone,
I recently purchased my first keelboat, a Pearson 30, hull 225, and I've been having fun tracing out systems, exercising sea-cocks, replacing hoses, etc. I replaced the head suction...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   07-11-2012
Replies: 19
Views: 1,989
Posted By VentureCat15
Re: Human-Powered electricity generating..?

A better way to store energy for starting an engine is in the form of compressed air, either by a hand or leg pump.
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   11-24-2011
Replies: 22
Views: 2,423
Posted By VentureCat15
The design looks like it's based on lifeboat hull...

The design looks like it's based on lifeboat hull lines.
Forum: Introduce Yourself   11-21-2011
Replies: 7
Views: 525
Posted By VentureCat15
I definitely have some more ground to cover with...

I definitely have some more ground to cover with my CL-16. Camping and pulling her ashore at night, sailing with a load of gear on board, etc. I find that I'm single handing her in an empty hull...
Forum: herSailNet   11-21-2011
Replies: 65
Views: 10,239
Posted By VentureCat15
"I wouldn't waste time and money on a boat" ...

"I wouldn't waste time and money on a boat"

Robert,
So what you are saying is that once you get to know the people and get in with the sailing crowd, there will be offers to crew and care for...
Forum: Introduce Yourself   11-21-2011
Replies: 7
Views: 525
Posted By VentureCat15
CalebD, Yes, that's the CL16. I haven't used a...

CalebD,
Yes, that's the CL16. I haven't used a spinnaker on her yet. I love windsurfing because I can get on the water a lot easier that way than on a boat. For an after-work session on a summer...
Forum: herSailNet   11-20-2011
Replies: 65
Views: 10,239
Posted By VentureCat15
Hello sailorgirl, I'm in the same boat (so to...

Hello sailorgirl,
I'm in the same boat (so to speak) :)
but my job is still here, so I'm delaying, and planning. My budget so far is $20k for a boat, and my time frame is 10 years to buy, and get...
Forum: Introduce Yourself   11-20-2011
Replies: 7
Views: 525
Posted By VentureCat15
Thanks Don - yes, single for now, but looking for...

Thanks Don - yes, single for now, but looking for the perfect partner for the future and the lifestyle - a lady who doesn't need all those "niceties" I saw in a recent thread about what women look...
Forum: Introduce Yourself   11-19-2011
Replies: 7
Views: 525
Posted By VentureCat15
Where to spend my time?

Hello all...
Windsurfing is my passion, but when the wind falls below 12 knots and I can no longer plane... I sail. Then, if the wind falls below a breath, to nothing, I kayak. I live on the shore...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   02-05-2010
Replies: 101
Views: 33,945
Posted By VentureCat15
How does she sail? I'm interested in a sailboat...

How does she sail? I'm interested in a sailboat that I can row if the wind dies, not a row boat that "kind of" sails when the wind comes up..... It sounds like it's a great rowboat, what about the...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   09-17-2009
Replies: 101
Views: 33,945
Posted By VentureCat15
I'm looking for a little sailboat to take...

I'm looking for a little sailboat to take camping, that can also be rowed if need be in calm conditions. I'm thinking of taking it up to Georgian Bay and exploring all those coves and inlets,...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   09-16-2009
Replies: 14
Views: 8,254
Posted By VentureCat15
Check out the West Wight Potter - they come with...

Check out the West Wight Potter - they come with oar locks, they are 15 ft long, have a cabin.
West Wight Potter E-Type...
Forum: Lake Erie   08-19-2009
Replies: 4
Views: 1,192
Posted By VentureCat15
Beach Cats

Hello,
There is a large club at Evangola State Park between Buffalo and Erie. I think they have a web site.
I sail a McGregor Venture Cat 15 out of Hamburg Beach near Buffalo, but if it gets over...
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