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Search: Posts Made By: CS271409
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 03-18-2014
Replies: 15
Views: 903
Posted By CS271409
Re: Southerly420

The 420 is a centre cockpit version of the aft cockpit Southerly 42 that Paul and Sheryl Shard of Distant Shores fame sailed for a few years before trading up to a Southerly 49. They have lots of...
Forum: Chartering 03-10-2013
Replies: 6
Views: 1,265
Posted By CS271409
Re: BVI Flag Etiquette

Robes,
Proper flag etiquette (i.e. Chapmans etc) doesn't really accommodate any "novelty" flags nor does it allow for any indication of the citizenship of those on board. However, flag etiquette...
Forum: Great Lakes 09-28-2011
Replies: 11
Views: 1,154
Posted By CS271409
Great videos Xort.

Great videos Xort.
Forum: Lake Huron 06-21-2011
Replies: 4
Views: 829
Posted By CS271409
Welcome Daniel. I've heard Cheboygan is a good...

Welcome Daniel.
I've heard Cheboygan is a good harbour in a nice location.
Whatever you do, don't make the trip across the north end of Lake Huron to the North Channel of Georgian Bay. It's a...
Forum: Lake Huron 06-09-2011
Replies: 5
Views: 1,453
Posted By CS271409
This is the Outer Harbour at Covered Portage Cove...

This is the Outer Harbour at Covered Portage Cove just a few minutes northeast of Killarney Ontario.
Forum: Electronics 03-21-2011
Replies: 5
Views: 2,191
Posted By CS271409
Good Old Boat Magazine had a couple of good ideas...

Good Old Boat Magazine had a couple of good ideas for a couple of swing arms that you could make for a relatively modest price. I think they were in the Nov/Dec 2010 and Jan/Feb 2011 editions.
...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 06-06-2010
Replies: 4
Views: 701
Posted By CS271409
TommyD, Seacocks thread onto the through hull...

TommyD,
Seacocks thread onto the through hull fitting and then secured to backing plates with through bolts. The backing nut on the through hull fitting is not used. Mainesail has a great website...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 06-04-2010
Replies: 4
Views: 701
Posted By CS271409
Forespar has a 1/2" seacock in Marelon. I have a...

Forespar has a 1/2" seacock in Marelon. I have a couple of Marelon seacocks on my boat and they have proven to be robust.... strong enough to counter flying cans of pork and beans?? :confused: Not...
Forum: Lake Huron 06-03-2010
Replies: 5
Views: 1,284
Posted By CS271409
Have a great trip. First time? There are...

Have a great trip. First time? There are thousands of wonderful places to explore in the North Channel. How long are you staying? If you're there July 1 and onward, listen in to the Cruiser's Net...
Forum: Lake Huron 04-14-2010
Replies: 11
Views: 1,108
Posted By CS271409
Scott, Not sure about the cruise dates yet. I...

Scott,
Not sure about the cruise dates yet. I have this pesky job that funds our fun but can also interfere with our sailing schedule. We are fairly close to the NC in Lion's Head so it isn't a...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 04-14-2010
Replies: 11
Views: 7,382
Posted By CS271409
Cliff, I've seen two options. One where a...

Cliff,
I've seen two options. One where a fairly good glass man added a sugar scoop swim platform to a 30 footer. Looks fantastic and still sails very well but that probably won't meet your needs....
Forum: Lake Huron 04-13-2010
Replies: 11
Views: 1,108
Posted By CS271409
Paul, Great to hear you're retiring and able to...

Paul,
Great to hear you're retiring and able to spend lots of time on your boat. I hope you and Jane have a great summer. Life Is Good. Kathy and I will be up to the NC at least once or twice on...
Forum: Lake Huron 04-12-2010
Replies: 14
Views: 1,315
Posted By CS271409
Who's In First?

So, who has the earliest Splash and Sail date on Lake Huron / Georgian Bay / Lake Michigan / Lake Superior?
Not me.
We launch May two four weekend along with everyone else when the crane show up...
Forum: Lake Huron 04-12-2010
Replies: 11
Views: 1,108
Posted By CS271409
Sounds like a simple problem xort...don't sell...

Sounds like a simple problem xort...don't sell the house! See your for drinks at the Anchor Inn in Little Current.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 04-11-2010
Replies: 8
Views: 3,910
Posted By CS271409
My initial thought is the filter would be...

My initial thought is the filter would be blocking ventilation of the holding tank. All filters have a pressure drop across them and unless you have forced ventilation, the filter is likely doing...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 04-08-2010
Replies: 14
Views: 1,105
Posted By CS271409
I agree with smack. The $/hr calculation for...

I agree with smack. The $/hr calculation for sailing is not pretty... but gets better with every minute that you sail.
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 04-08-2010
Replies: 5
Views: 4,745
Posted By CS271409
CL14s are common in Ontario... perhaps elsewhere...

CL14s are common in Ontario... perhaps elsewhere too. They have been around for ever and have a great reputation as being "bulletproof" i.e. suitable for for the rigours of sailing schools, camps,...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 04-05-2010
Replies: 7
Views: 1,196
Posted By CS271409
My boat was like that when I bought it. The wire...

My boat was like that when I bought it. The wire section of the jib halyard came back to the cabintop winch. By itself, it wasn't a problem but I wanted to add rope clutches so I did as Faster...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 04-04-2010
Replies: 7
Views: 731
Posted By CS271409
The hull deflection from the cradle pad just...

The hull deflection from the cradle pad just looks like a careless job adjusting the pads on the cradle to me. Of course the weight should be on the keel with the pads providing lateral support......
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 03-28-2010
Replies: 1
Views: 530
Posted By CS271409
John, Your idea sounds reasonable to me......

John,
Your idea sounds reasonable to me... after all what do you have to lose. Best case, your idea works and you sail happily for several more years with your old backstay tensioner. Worst case,...
Forum: Lake Huron 03-26-2010
Replies: 20
Views: 3,353
Posted By CS271409
I'll be there sometime in July... possibly again...

I'll be there sometime in July... possibly again in August. There'll be a few others!

Home Port - Lion's Head, Ontario

s/v Good Idea
Forum: Electrical Systems 03-21-2010
Replies: 4
Views: 850
Posted By CS271409
Thanks SD... I knew I could count on you for a...

Thanks SD... I knew I could count on you for a quick answer.
I'm going to go with two deep cycles. My cranking and house loads are very low... cabin lights, anchor light, VHF on listen mode for...
Forum: Electrical Systems 03-21-2010
Replies: 4
Views: 850
Posted By CS271409
One Bad Cell - Salvageable or Junk?

I checked my batteries that I have in winter storage in my basement today. I trickle charge them for a couple of days about once a month during the off season. The cell specific gravity on my deep...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 03-13-2010
Replies: 5
Views: 2,063
Posted By CS271409
Hi Bosun, I assume you are considering Bronze...

Hi Bosun,
I assume you are considering Bronze or Marelon, not brass or plastic.
The Marelon flanged valves from Forespar have worked fine for me. I had one for my raw water inlet until I replaced...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 01-24-2010
Replies: 9
Views: 7,973
Posted By CS271409
Kiltmadoc CS30 is an excellent family boat that...

Kiltmadoc
CS30 is an excellent family boat that is robustly built and nicely finished by a well respected builder that went out of business along with dozens of others in approx 1989 / 1990. Parts...
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