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Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   02-17-2013
Replies: 7
Views: 1,186
Posted By dprudden
single line reefing question

I recently sold my Catalina 22. I installed mast gates and single line reefing using cheek blocks on the boom, a turning block at the base of the mast and a simple jam cleat on the port side of the...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   07-02-2012
Replies: 10
Views: 1,370
Posted By dprudden
Re: Should I have a Buyers Broker?

I have a similar question for all...
I have a broker I have been talking to while shopping for an upgrade. I have settled on a Catalina 320. I saw one on Yachtworld for a good price, so I emailed...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   06-29-2012
Replies: 8
Views: 715
Posted By dprudden
Wish someone would do this for a Yanmar...

Holy crap!!! That's awesome!
Forum: Chartering   06-28-2012
Replies: 17
Views: 4,001
Posted By dprudden
Re: BVI's must see

2 other nice lunch stops are Monkey Point-inside White Bay (good snorkeling) and Sandy Cay
Forum: Introduce Yourself   06-28-2012
Replies: 3,445
Views: 949,692
Posted By dprudden
Forum: C22   06-28-2012
Replies: 15
Views: 7,154
Posted By dprudden
Re: My 1st boat, 1979 22 Catalina, swing keel...need some advice

Check out "Chip Ahoy" Homeport (http://www.chipford.com) This guy has done everything imaginable to a C22.

Make sure the volcano hose is in good shape-easy to replace-easy for the boat to sink...
Forum: Chartering   06-28-2012
Replies: 7
Views: 4,992
Posted By dprudden
Re: Dream Yacht Charters BVI

Did a Dream yacht Charter in St. Martin on a Harmony 42 this past April. First day out, we had a serious engine problem. They immediately met us to assess the problem, realized it was serious, and...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   06-28-2012
Replies: 20
Views: 1,773
Posted By dprudden
Re: Taking the bull by the horns

Capt Aaron is right-I can step/tune my Catalina 22 in 30 minutes with the help of one other person.....
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   06-28-2012
Replies: 13
Views: 2,235
Posted By dprudden
Re: E - Z Jacks

Lazy Jacks are very easy and inexpensive. I use eye straps on the boom with clips on the lines to make it easy to get the jacks out of the way. I also used shock cord for more flexibility.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   06-28-2012
Replies: 20
Views: 2,207
Posted By dprudden
Re: Adding couple more layers of varnish

Has anyone tried Minwax's spar varnish?
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   06-27-2012
Replies: 22
Views: 3,540
Posted By dprudden
Re: Trailerable boats

I sail a Catalina 22 in Buzzards Bay-15 - 25 kts, no problem. Just reef before it's necessary
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   06-27-2012
Replies: 279
Views: 87,808
Posted By dprudden
Re: Local boat buying assistance

Anyone interested in checking oujt a boat in Edgewater, MD?
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