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Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   06-02-2008
Replies: 2
Views: 878
Posted By Sabre66
Thanks for the ideas Boasun. I like the idea of...

Thanks for the ideas Boasun. I like the idea of being able to lubricate them once in a while.
I re examined the upper part of the tube yesterday and I think I'll be able to access the last 1/4" of...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   06-01-2008
Replies: 2
Views: 878
Posted By Sabre66
Replacing rudder bearings,

I'm replacing the rudder bearings on the P 33-2, the originals were quite worn. I manufactured two new Derlin bearings with an o/d of 3" and an i/d of 2.350" both 4" long. The problem is how to...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   05-19-2008
Replies: 2
Views: 1,066
Posted By Sabre66
I removed it yesterday. There is a metal collar...

I removed it yesterday. There is a metal collar riding on a pvc washer with a single 1/4" set screw into the rudder post. The quadrant is another six inches higher up and was easy to remove.
The...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   05-17-2008
Replies: 2
Views: 1,066
Posted By Sabre66
Droping the rudder on a Pearson 33-2

We need to replace the rudder bearings on the new, to us , P 33-2. I cant figure out what is holding the the rudder post up! It comes through the hull and up through a moulded 18"+ - fiberglass...
Forum: Racing   04-21-2008
Replies: 16
Views: 1,443
Posted By Sabre66
1) Overtaking boat needs to keep clear. 2)...

1) Overtaking boat needs to keep clear.

2) Tacking boat needs to keep clear until he's established his tack.

3) Next time dump the sheet, In windy conditions the traveller should have been all...
Forum: Racing   04-09-2008
Replies: 15
Views: 1,899
Posted By Sabre66
We might do it. It depends on what kind of bugs...

We might do it. It depends on what kind of bugs we need to work out of the new boat.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   04-05-2008
Replies: 12
Views: 1,634
Posted By Sabre66
I just received an e-mail from Max Prop. They...

I just received an e-mail from Max Prop. They recommend a 10 pitch for the 2 blade and a 9 for the three blade.I'm still waiting for Martec to reply.

The reason for changing from the fixed prop...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   04-04-2008
Replies: 12
Views: 1,634
Posted By Sabre66
Roger that....This is the first inboard I've...

Roger that....This is the first inboard I've owned so I'm at the bottom of the learning curve here. SD here are the general specs for the engine.

Continuous rating output Hp/rpm = 16/3400
...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   04-04-2008
Replies: 12
Views: 1,634
Posted By Sabre66
Prop question for the new boat

The warden and I purchased a Pearson 33-2 this fall. It has a Yanmar 2GM engine with a 1" shaft and a fixed 2 blade 16X10 RH prop.
I stumbled across a deal on a used Maratec folding prop but the...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   03-20-2008
Replies: 24
Views: 2,073
Posted By Sabre66
I aknowledged the fact that, indeed, he will not...

I aknowledged the fact that, indeed, he will not be using a dip pole gybe, in my post, but if he moves up to a boat that does he will have been practicing proper safety.
Just my 2 Cents worth.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   03-20-2008
Replies: 24
Views: 2,073
Posted By Sabre66
Vit, I agree with using the term sheet out as...

Vit, I agree with using the term sheet out as opposed to letting it go entirely I should have been more clear on that, also I've been racing since hector was a pup so a lot of what I say may not...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   03-20-2008
Replies: 24
Views: 2,073
Posted By Sabre66
"This should put the mast end of the pole just...

"This should put the mast end of the pole just above the windward shoulder."
You really don't want the pole over your windward shoulder when you release it from the mast, in fact try not to get...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   03-18-2008
Replies: 24
Views: 2,073
Posted By Sabre66
Once you feel you have a good understanding of...

Once you feel you have a good understanding of how to handle the chute practice in fairly light air.
It may help if you "band' the chute the first few times you fly it. Get 4 fairly light rubber...
Forum: Seamanship & Navigation   01-15-2008
Replies: 132
Views: 15,033
Posted By Sabre66
almost went aground hard last year. I was...

almost went aground hard last year. I was navigator on another boat in an overnight race to P town. We were making great vmg 8.5 sailing at 8.5 knts. As we neared the tip the skipper sights, what he...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   11-27-2007
Replies: 28
Views: 3,147
Posted By Sabre66
We looked at the other Moondance, she used to be...

We looked at the other Moondance, she used to be raced out of Manchester 10 years ago and always did well, since you've seen her you know what some of her issues are. I'll leave it at that.
We moor...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   11-27-2007
Replies: 28
Views: 3,147
Posted By Sabre66
Tap with a rubber mallet you'll hear a dull thud...

Tap with a rubber mallet you'll hear a dull thud in a very bad area, if you hear sounds like breaking glass or a crackling sound there may be delamination. I'm fortunate enough to own a moisture...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   11-27-2007
Replies: 28
Views: 3,147
Posted By Sabre66
Did you buy "pieces of eight?" She was the only,...

Did you buy "pieces of eight?" She was the only, relatively, clean one I saw on the East coast but it had a Atomic four and we really wanted a diesel.

The other three I looked at showed more than...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   11-27-2007
Replies: 28
Views: 3,147
Posted By Sabre66
Ed Stott was the listing broker. I think we...

Ed Stott was the listing broker. I think we picked her up for a reasonable price. She needs a little TLC but nothing major.

We had originally been looking at the Pearson 10M but couldn't find a...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   11-24-2007
Replies: 28
Views: 3,147
Posted By Sabre66
That's where she got her name! The previous owner...

That's where she got her name! The previous owner loved that bar....small world.
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   11-23-2007
Replies: 28
Views: 3,147
Posted By Sabre66
Give me a year or two to bring her up to speed...

Give me a year or two to bring her up to speed and you can use my transom to focus your binoculars, just make sure to get powerful ones;) .
Seriously I wonder how she'd fair against the 34? We used...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   11-21-2007
Replies: 28
Views: 3,147
Posted By Sabre66
I now own "Skinny Legs"

We just purchased a,1987 Pearson 33-2, "Skinny legs", (Hull # 102) In Marblehead Ma.
She's quite a jump up from our Columbia Sabre but it was time for a bigger boat.

This will be a long winter...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   10-26-2007
Replies: 4
Views: 2,946
Posted By Sabre66
pearson 10m vs pearson 33-2

We've been looking for a Pearson 10m on the east coast of the United states but they're all suffering from major problems with the core and the knees backing the chain plates.
I'm looking for a...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   10-13-2007
Replies: 5
Views: 2,570
Posted By Sabre66
I guess we're looking for a trade off,...

I guess we're looking for a trade off, performance VS comfort. That having been said I'm confused by your post. The two boats look, almost identical below from what I've seen on web. What do you see...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   10-13-2007
Replies: 5
Views: 2,570
Posted By Sabre66
Pearson 31 or 10-M?

The warden has decided it's time for us to go to a bigger boat (current boat is a Columbia Sabre) We're looking at a cruiser/mostly PHRF racer and we need to keep it under $25,000....I'll be...
Forum: Seamanship & Navigation   09-24-2007
Replies: 20
Views: 4,137
Posted By Sabre66
Cool Don't stop there! install w/w sheeting...

Don't stop there! install w/w sheeting traveller....adjustable sheet leads....V/C offshore paint, after stripping, fairing and epoxy barrier coating the bottom..New vang..adjustable backstay...remove...
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