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Search: Posts Made By: justified
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 32
Views: 2,255
Posted By justified
Re: Jib sheet knot catching on stays...

+1 on letting the sail do the work, by letting it back wind a little before you release. The sail will come across nicely on its own and you will maintain speed in doing so. Also +1 on making one...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 26
Views: 1,713
Posted By justified
Re: Scum and Stain Removal from Hull

Lemon Juice! Its amazing
Forum: Crew Wanted/Available 01-23-2015
Replies: 5
Views: 761
Posted By justified
Re: Day sailing post Miami Boat show

Ronnie
I have a good friend down at Safe Harbor Marina on Stock Island. He is always looking for someone to go out with. He is on a Pearson 36. PM me you are gonna be in that area and I'll get you...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 01-16-2015
Replies: 13
Views: 825
Posted By justified
Re: whisker pole topping lift - to mast or cockpit?

Maybe it's just me, or is there a confusion of terms here? Are you talking about a topping lift on a spinnaker pole where it supports the pole in the middle or are you talking about an adjustable...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 01-04-2015
Replies: 30
Views: 1,504
Posted By justified
Re: Renaming Boat

IMHO - A good friend of mine whom I have been sailing with for about 14 yrs got his new boat 10 yrs ago and renamed it the night before we left Ct headed for Key West. (didn't do a de-naming/renaming...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 01-02-2015
Replies: 43
Views: 2,387
Posted By justified
Re: Where do you mount your chart plotter?

A friend of mine was faced with the question about a year ago........solution he made a half height companion board and mounted it on it. it is a little awkward to go below since you have to steep...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 10-30-2014
Replies: 193
Views: 11,079
Posted By justified
Re: What's your favorite sailing term? One word only, no explanations.

Castoff

Arrrr!

although the best listed yet is "Runforeveryone"
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 10-21-2014
Replies: 15
Views: 943
Posted By justified
Re: Spinlock Tether Recommendation

+1 on all above comments. Having a double bungee safety hook with quick release is the way to go.
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 09-22-2014
Replies: 120
Views: 10,276
Posted By justified
Re: Are we in over our heads?

SPLASH and GO! The hardest part of the trip as others have said is from NYC to the Chesapeake, from there on you can make it as hard or easy and enjoyable as you want. You will also have plenty of...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 09-20-2014
Replies: 41
Views: 1,750
Posted By justified
Re: Bermuda jumping off point

Don
roughly within 50-100 nm the distance to Bermuda is the same whether you leave from Newport RI or from Charleston Sc. So I would probably think about Norfolk to Bermuda to Charleston then down...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 09-19-2014
Replies: 11
Views: 1,042
Posted By justified
Re: Mooring question

Jonah
I would probably do it the way JKemp mentioned with one exception you will be adding additional scope and that could effect the swing in your mooring field, so just take that into...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 09-02-2014
Replies: 40
Views: 2,226
Posted By justified
Re: Ever had a MEDICAL EMERGENCY while at SEA?

This has been an interesting conversation, but I think it might have gotten a little side tracked. My first thought to answer the OP's original question would be to Hove-to and then announce on ch16...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 08-27-2014
Replies: 29
Views: 1,783
Posted By justified
Re: Worse than a garage... I may need help

What do we wanna see pics of his junk for............oh you mean pics of the boat. Just remember one mans junk is another mans treasure.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 08-21-2014
Replies: 21
Views: 1,400
Posted By justified
Re: Marine head won't pump

Sounds to me as you have a clog and my guess would be in the vent line. Check right at the fitting as it comes out of the tank. That seems to clog quickly esp. if you have had a lot of use and maybe...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 08-19-2014
Replies: 10
Views: 714
Posted By justified
Re: Fouled Fuel Tank

Mike
1. never use a pump that is not rated for moving fuel. Sparks can happen any time.
2. separate the vents. That could be a lot of your problems.
3 We did a major diesel tank cleaning a few...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 07-28-2014
Replies: 8
Views: 505
Posted By justified
Re: help needed in Lancaster PA

Billy
Not for nothing and just my .02 but make a weekend out of it with the family or your GF it's only an 8hr drive.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 07-22-2014
Replies: 7
Views: 406
Posted By justified
Re: New Jib Sheet Block

There should be an end that is removable on your track. Schaefer makes stand up blocks Schaefer Stand-Up Blocks on T-Track Cars (http://www.shopsoundboatworks.com/scstblontca.html) or check Defender...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 07-18-2014
Replies: 87
Views: 7,589
Posted By justified
Re: Sailing around the world on a Sunfish - non stop

Lets at least make the trip interesting. If you back wind the sail you can can do the entire trip in reverse and then you never have to worry about taking water over the bow.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 07-03-2014
Replies: 15
Views: 900
Posted By justified
Re: Fiberglass Bow Tip Repair

First off sorry for your bad day.....just remember we all have had days like that even if we don't admit it. I would agree with what Denise said and might add that you may want to look closely at the...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 07-03-2014
Replies: 11
Views: 526
Posted By justified
Re: Mainsail foot is not straight

Dave
What you might be seeing is a natural camber or pucker built into the foot to help create the bagginess that you want in lite winds. This would be drawn out as you apply out haul in heavier...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 07-01-2014
Replies: 18
Views: 776
Posted By justified
Re: Torn Main Can I Fix It?

1. OUCH!
2. Sail loft
or
3. new sail
How old is the sail? It can be fixed but it looks like it might be tired. Maybe get thru the season and then ask Santa for a new one.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 07-01-2014
Replies: 17
Views: 610
Posted By justified
Re: Cutting drain hole in bedded teak

A +1&2 for the comments from both Denise and Hellosailor. You don't have a lot of options, bit the bullet and remove and replace/rebuild as needed...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 06-23-2014
Replies: 8
Views: 419
Posted By justified
Re: Happy sailstice!!!

Had a great sail with friends out of the Mystic river and headed down thru Watch hill pass into block sound then back to the mystic river. Got back on the mooring just before sunset. Grilled little...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 06-20-2014
Replies: 4
Views: 474
Posted By justified
Re: The Hard Dinghy as Sailboat, Tender and Lifeboat

Question - why didn't you just do the front and rear cavities. I have the plans for that boat and hope to build next fall. Great job.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 06-16-2014
Replies: 165
Views: 8,723
Posted By justified
Re: Help me plan my cruise North!

Chef
Sounds like a great trip, but might be a little rushed...just my opinion.
As far as route -( at 6kts) cape may to MV is approx 1d 18hr 250nm, cape may to block approx 1d 9hr 208nm. Atlantic...
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