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Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   07-22-2015
Replies: 49
Views: 2,109
Posted By tsell
Re: How many times a season do you get to your boat

We live 2 1/2 hours from the boat. I work Monday to Thursday in the summer so we spend 4 nights every weekend from early June until September, when the kids go to school. We drive back early Monday...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   06-22-2015
Replies: 1,130
Views: 287,274
Posted By tsell
Re: Lets get some good sunrise/sunset pictures....

A beautiful evening in Hampton, NH on Saturday.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   03-28-2015
Replies: 89
Views: 14,003
Posted By tsell
Re: What do you have on your cabin sole?

Our Tartan 34 has cork flooring which the PO painted with an extremely ugly grey paint. We are replacing it with this:

Oceano Parquet Cork Floor Tile | AmCork...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   02-24-2015
Replies: 19
Views: 1,182
Posted By tsell
Re: Interior upholstery - need inspiration

My wife believes in going big, and bold. So do my kids, so they chose the fabric. I hated it ar first, then when I saw the finished product I really liked it. The foam was too thin, but still...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   02-17-2015
Replies: 23
Views: 2,154
Posted By tsell
Re: 10 weeks to splash - will it ever get here?

It hasn't been above freezing here since December, and it looks like it will be March before it gets there. We had planned for mid April to splash, but an old injury has popped up, so I will be...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   09-03-2014
Replies: 124
Views: 7,268
Posted By tsell
Smile Re: Why do people still use depth sounders?

I use my depth finder to confirm that I have run aground!:batter
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   03-31-2014
Replies: 5
Views: 473
Posted By tsell
Re: Rockland, ME surveyor

Thanks, I will call Mr therriualt. The Active Captain site could be a good resource, but none of the surveyors I looked at have reviews.
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   03-31-2014
Replies: 5
Views: 473
Posted By tsell
Rockland, ME surveyor

I am looking fora good surveyor in the Rockland, me area. Any recommendations would be appreciated.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   02-21-2014
Replies: 126
Views: 6,170
Posted By tsell
Re: insurance/survey

Post #49
" i don't have the money, now. it would be best if i can keep from spending that much money on something like that....if at all possible...at least for now."

Post #99
"This survey cost...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   02-20-2014
Replies: 126
Views: 6,170
Posted By tsell
Re: insurance/survey

Captain Jack, I would suggest that you go back and re- read the posts before you continue your rant about how everyone is against you. We all support the dream and want everyone to be able to...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   02-20-2014
Replies: 21
Views: 1,902
Posted By tsell
Re: Butyl tape good or bad

I have rebedded deck hardware, port lights and the winch bolts on a venture 22 with butyl tape from Mainesail. After 3 years, no leaks on anything. Plenty good enough performance for me to buy 2 more...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   02-07-2014
Replies: 12
Views: 925
Posted By tsell
Re: So freakin excited

You bet. Grilling on the boat is one of life's great pleasures. Can't wait!
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   02-07-2014
Replies: 12
Views: 925
Posted By tsell
Re: So freakin excited

" Settle down, Beavis.
Boats are iced in like Shackleton's Endurance. No one's going anywhere for a while and even when the thaw comes, your sailing season up there is like, 65 days.

Congrats...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   02-06-2014
Replies: 12
Views: 925
Posted By tsell
Re: So freakin excited

Thanks guys. She sure looks good to me. I just hope she moves without the truck attached.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   02-06-2014
Replies: 12
Views: 925
Posted By tsell
So freakin excited

I can't wait for the sailing season! We just got a foot of snow, but the sun is getting really strong. 2 months away and I hope we will be in the water in our "new" 1969 Tartan 34c. This will be our...
Forum: Sailnet.com Polls   01-12-2014
Replies: 318
Views: 34,779
Posted By tsell
Re: What is the age of your boat?

1970 Pearson 26

and about to be the proud owner of my "new" 1969 Tartan 34c
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   12-11-2013
Replies: 13
Views: 1,206
Posted By tsell
Re: Barrier coat or just bottom paint

Thanks for the replies. I have been leaning towards not barrier coating the hull, since it has done fine all these years. I do think the cast iron keel needs to be more protected since there was some...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   12-10-2013
Replies: 13
Views: 1,206
Posted By tsell
Barrier coat or just bottom paint

I need to remove all the bottom paint on my 1970 Pearson 26, since a lot is already flaking off, and want to know if it is worth the effort and expense to barrier coat the entire bottom before...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   12-05-2013
Replies: 26
Views: 2,325
Posted By tsell
Re: Stowing drop boards?

I put them in the lazarrette. Easy to get to and out of the way.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   11-11-2013
Replies: 15
Views: 2,011
Posted By tsell
Re: Pearson 26 Rudder Lost - know of any for sale?

I priced out rudders for my p26 last year. D&R and Foss both quote around $1600. Massmarineparts sometimes has salvaged rudders, and they quoted around half of new. The problem with used is that you...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   10-05-2013
Replies: 28
Views: 2,464
Posted By tsell
Re: World's worst sailor - needs 10 rescues in a month!

I wonder if he would have been arrested in the U.S. I don't think we have made stupidity illegal here yet.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   09-22-2013
Replies: 8
Views: 744
Posted By tsell
Re: Firm thin cushion material?

We used 2 inch Lux-R foam from the "Foam Factory" for our cushions in the salon. We found that they give plenty of support, and are comfortable to sleep on. You can buy a 2" thick sheet that is 48 X...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   09-20-2013
Replies: 81
Views: 12,860
Posted By tsell
Re: Aren't boats too easy to steal?

Thanks for the correction. You are right, that was Henny Youngmen. I couldn't remember which it was and took a chance.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   09-20-2013
Replies: 81
Views: 12,860
Posted By tsell
Re: Aren't boats too easy to steal?

Yes. sailboats are very easy to steal. But why bother when you can get one for free or next to nothing? The reality is that it is very difficult to sell a boat for anywhere close to what the true...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   07-16-2013
Replies: 7
Views: 1,594
Posted By tsell
Re: Pearson 26 keel bolts

Thanks. I missed the contact info in your first post. I will give them a call.
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