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Forum: Pacific Seacraft   3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 20
Views: 767
Posted By DMD
Re: Stay sail running rigging

According to the Crealock 37 rigging guide, the tracks on the cap rails are for headsails 100% and larger, the tracks on the side decks are for 80-100% headsails like a Yankee, and the tracks on the...
Forum: Pacific Seacraft   07-22-2015
Replies: 15
Views: 923
Posted By DMD
Re: Shades for Old Style Port Lights, PS 34

The item that we used for port covers for years was inexpensive plastic shower caps. They fit the large ports pretty well and the small ports baggily, but did the job. Since then we have sewn...
Forum: Pacific Seacraft   07-13-2015
Replies: 14
Views: 756
Posted By DMD
Re: Bonding and Grounding of Underwater Metals

Ryan,
Without wading into the discussion about what is "right", I will offer at least one data point: Our 1983 Pacific Seacraft 37 has no bonding and I believe this is original. All seacocks are...
Forum: Pacific Seacraft   07-03-2015
Replies: 9
Views: 650
Posted By DMD
Re: PSC34 Wet exhaust

Hi Brian,
Our '37 had a ball valve on the exhaust when we bought her; I assumed it was standard from the factory but if you don't have one maybe not? Our valve was seized from non-use when we...
Forum: Pacific Seacraft   06-13-2014
Replies: 12
Views: 982
Posted By DMD
Re: Cathunk, gurgle, swoosh

I have noticed the same noise (bubbling and gurgling) when shifting into reverse. I our case it seems only to happen when shifting into reverse while slowly coasting forward. I don't hear it when...
Forum: Pacific Seacraft   05-27-2014
Replies: 9
Views: 864
Posted By DMD
Re: Replace Hurth Transmission

If the link I posted above for changing out gearbox/transmission does not work, the post was dated 9/30/2009 and titled: "Transmission Noise".

Dave
Crealock 37 #151
"Eowyn"
Forum: Pacific Seacraft   05-27-2014
Replies: 9
Views: 864
Posted By DMD
Re: Replace Hurth Transmission

Several years back I posted the steps I used to replace the gearbox on my '37. Hopefully this link works:

Dave
Crealock 37 #151
"Eowyn"
...
Forum: Pacific Seacraft   07-19-2013
Replies: 3
Views: 907
Posted By DMD
Re: Boom End Cap

You might also try Lefiell Manufacturing. They supplied spars to Pacific Seacraft when they were located in California for many years. The were very helpful to me when needed replacement parts, ask...
Forum: Pacific Seacraft   05-21-2013
Replies: 5
Views: 968
Posted By DMD
Re: Crealock 37 question

Hanktoo,
The area under the quarter berth is the aft fresh water tank. It is part of the fiberglass liner. There is also a similar forward water tank under the berth in the forward cabin.

Dave...
Forum: Pacific Seacraft   12-01-2012
Replies: 12
Views: 2,140
Posted By DMD
Re: PSC37 Forward Water Tank

David,
The water tanks on our '37 are fiberglass and are actually part of the interior liner structure. Ours have plywood lids (that are coated with fiberglass on the underside. Though our lids...
Forum: Pacific Seacraft   10-24-2012
Replies: 8
Views: 1,848
Posted By DMD
Re: Full vs partial battened main

Paul,
We went with UK Halsey for our new main. It has a full top batten and long partial battens for the others. Very good workmanship, and I am totally happy with the shape/performance. Our...
Forum: Pacific Seacraft   10-05-2012
Replies: 2
Views: 1,051
Posted By DMD
Re: Pacific Seacraft 37 curtain?

We added a curtain for the forward cabin space on our '37 and it works well when some privacy is needed. Unfortunately, I don't have any photos handy, but it's pretty simple. The curtain rod is a...
Forum: Pacific Seacraft   06-17-2012
Replies: 18
Views: 2,325
Posted By DMD
Re: Galley sinks in Crealock 37

Since the subject of macerator pump noise has come up, I'll offer a few tips we learned with our galley sink macerator. Originally our pump was mounted horizontally, and when it pumped the hose from...
Forum: Pacific Seacraft   06-14-2012
Replies: 18
Views: 2,325
Posted By DMD
Re: Galley sinks in Crealock 37

Another vote for the macerator pump here. Our '37 is set up that way and it works very well. Keeps the sinks dry and clean.
Dave
Crealock 37 #151
"Eowyn"
Forum: Pacific Seacraft   05-28-2012
Replies: 11
Views: 2,184
Posted By DMD
Re: C37 Anchor Locker Partition

No pictures handy, but yes we do have two separate hawse pipes. I assume the setup is original from the factory, but don't know for sure. The starbord side rode leads to the windlass, and through a...
Forum: Pacific Seacraft   05-23-2012
Replies: 11
Views: 2,184
Posted By DMD
Re: C37 Anchor Locker Partition

On our '37 we had the same issue with rode from one half of the locker spilling over to the other half. We added a removable extension to the fore-aft divider made from 1/2" plywood. It is held in...
Forum: Pacific Seacraft   05-05-2012
Replies: 9
Views: 1,574
Posted By DMD
Re: How old is old

Like many builders of quality products, PS has improved their product over the years. Some examples: Somewhere in the late 80's or early 90's, PSC switched to a more blister-resistant resin on the...
Forum: Pacific Seacraft   03-29-2012
Replies: 3
Views: 852
Posted By DMD
Re: Newbie looking to buy

With regard to known potential issues with PS 37's there are a couple of areas to check. 1) The aluminum fuel tank can become corroded by bilge water. Later boats came with fiberglass tanks. 2) The...
Forum: Pacific Seacraft   03-02-2012
Replies: 4
Views: 2,186
Posted By DMD
I owned a 1983 factory cutter-rigged Orion. You...

I owned a 1983 factory cutter-rigged Orion. You will need to add a forstay to fly the staysail on. The attachments for the forestay consisted of a welded on attachment point on the front of the...
Forum: Pacific Seacraft   10-22-2011
Replies: 69
Views: 9,349
Posted By DMD
Hi Bob, Please add us to your list: Boat...

Hi Bob,
Please add us to your list:

Boat name: Eowyn
Boat model: Crealock 37
Hull#:151
Date of manufacture:1983
Boat port: Santa Cruz, CA. Berthed at: Grand Marina, Alameda,CA
Owner's...
Forum: Pacific Seacraft   09-29-2011
Replies: 5
Views: 1,239
Posted By DMD
Thanks Jimmy, We decided to bite the bullet and...

Thanks Jimmy,
We decided to bite the bullet and have a new main made. Glad we did, it's much easier to deal with than our cranky old furling system sail.
Dave
Forum: Pacific Seacraft   04-10-2011
Replies: 0
Views: 760
Posted By DMD
PS 37 Furling Mainsail

In-mast furling mainsail for Pacific Seacraft 37. Luff: 37'10" foot: 14'3", four vertical battens, with ball bearing clew block. Has white UV cover on leech and clew area. This lightly used sail...
Forum: Pacific Seacraft   04-10-2011
Replies: 33
Views: 5,660
Posted By DMD
I have followed this chainplate discussion with...

I have followed this chainplate discussion with interest because we too have an older Crealock 37 (1983). My one big question to those who have actually done this replacement on PS boats is: how do...
Forum: Pacific Seacraft   03-15-2011
Replies: 14
Views: 2,001
Posted By DMD
Congratultions Brokesailor. Even though it's...

Congratultions Brokesailor. Even though it's been eight years since we bought our boat I can still remember the feeling of relief when we finally "pulled the trigger" and she was ours, for good or...
Forum: Pacific Seacraft   02-19-2011
Replies: 5
Views: 1,239
Posted By DMD
Bob & Ellen, Thanks for the reply, but I...

Bob & Ellen,
Thanks for the reply, but I believe I have a sail lined up.

Dave
Crealock 37
"Eowyn"
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