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Forum: C22   10-26-2012
Replies: 27
Views: 9,303
Posted By FtWorthSailor
Re: Catalina 22 Question regarding Swing Keel

Im back..... Here is the latest on my 1980 Catalina 22. Last Saturday, I finished a whole day of solo-sailing in pretty strong winds. The local Sailing clubs were out and were conducting sailboat...
Forum: C22   10-15-2012
Replies: 27
Views: 9,303
Posted By FtWorthSailor
Re: Catalina 22 Question regarding Swing Keel

Pictures are still at my Google site. I just keep adding pictures to the album. Pictures of the boat, the trailer, me sailing (solo), etc.
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Forum: C22   10-15-2012
Replies: 27
Views: 9,303
Posted By FtWorthSailor
Re: Catalina 22 Question regarding Swing Keel

Well, Here is my update. I picked up the boat and as of today, have had 7 days of working on the trailer and motor, trying to get everything ready.....and about 4 days of sailing on her.

After...
Forum: C22   10-04-2012
Replies: 27
Views: 9,303
Posted By FtWorthSailor
Re: Catalina 22 Question regarding Swing Keel

Thank you for that advice. I intend to create that wood GIN pole and get everything ready to test. I have a winch, tie down straps, 2X4 - 8 ft. and all the galvenized nut and bolts I think I need...
Forum: C22   10-01-2012
Replies: 27
Views: 9,303
Posted By FtWorthSailor
Re: Catalina 22 Question regarding Swing Keel

I pick up the Catalina 22 this FRIDAY. Family is very excited. Ive been watching YOUTUBE on how to take down and step the mast. I think I have a good idea on what to watch for, however do you have...
Forum: C22   09-25-2012
Replies: 27
Views: 9,303
Posted By FtWorthSailor
Re: Catalina 22 Question regarding Swing Keel

I wanted to give a special THANK YOU to all of you that responded to my inquiries. I definitely appreciate your advice and input. I took a look at three other Catalina 22's, two on trailers and one...
Forum: C22   09-22-2012
Replies: 27
Views: 9,303
Posted By FtWorthSailor
Re: Catalina 22 Question regarding Swing Keel

I dont have any good pictures yet, however if I go out tomorrow, Ill take my camera on the boat and snap away. For now you can see some not-so-good pictures of it.
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Forum: C22   09-22-2012
Replies: 27
Views: 9,303
Posted By FtWorthSailor
Re: Catalina 22 Question regarding Swing Keel

This should be post 9.... I am really looking forward to more of your advice......
Forum: C22   09-22-2012
Replies: 27
Views: 9,303
Posted By FtWorthSailor
Re: Catalina 22 Question regarding Swing Keel

The forum wont let me post the link to the pictures..... says I must have 10 posts or greater. I have 8
Forum: C22   09-22-2012
Replies: 27
Views: 9,303
Posted By FtWorthSailor
Re: Catalina 22 Question regarding Swing Keel

I found a local guy that does good fiberglass work. So the fiberglass damaged issues will be resolved.....and Ill get to learn more about fiberglass work.
Forum: C22   09-22-2012
Replies: 27
Views: 9,303
Posted By FtWorthSailor
Re: Catalina 22 Question regarding Swing Keel

Outboard just got serviced. So that is in great working order.
Forum: C22   09-21-2012
Replies: 27
Views: 9,303
Posted By FtWorthSailor
Re: Catalina 22 Question regarding Swing Keel

Well, I went out to look at that boat again and this time we put it in the water and it was watertight. His final offer was $1000. for a 1980 Catalina 22 pop-top model, a nice running 5 hp outboard...
Forum: C22   09-20-2012
Replies: 27
Views: 9,303
Posted By FtWorthSailor
Re: Catalina 22 Question regarding Swing Keel

Wow! Thats not cheap, at all !! I guess the smart thing to do is find one that already has what I want.

Craigslist is an interesting place. I find it interesting that neither of the two...
Forum: C22   09-19-2012
Replies: 27
Views: 9,303
Posted By FtWorthSailor
Re: Catalina 22 Question regarding Swing Keel

I am waiting on a return email or call for another Catalina22 on a trailer (no motor) for $1500. Shows as all sails are in good working order and all rigging complete. Just needs to be registered...
Forum: C22   09-19-2012
Replies: 27
Views: 9,303
Posted By FtWorthSailor
Re: Catalina 22 Question regarding Swing Keel

There is an outboard bracket but no engine.

I am not a major project guy. I just wanted to take the wife and kids sailing..
Forum: C22   09-18-2012
Replies: 27
Views: 9,303
Posted By FtWorthSailor
Re: Catalina 22 Question regarding Swing Keel

Here are the answers to your questions, SevSeaSail:
Did you take any pictures? No. I probably should have.

What's the model year? 1980 Pop Top version

How are the sails? He stated, they...
Forum: C22   09-14-2012
Replies: 27
Views: 9,303
Posted By FtWorthSailor
Catalina 22 Question regarding Swing Keel

I met with a very nice gentleman that has offered to sell me a Catalina 22 Sailboat with a trailer for about $1000. So I went to take a look at this boat and found that the boat is definitely in...
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