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Search: Posts Made By: MyBoatWorks
Forum: Seamanship & Navigation 12-16-2010
Replies: 43
Views: 8,903
Posted By MyBoatWorks
Kiltmadoc - You're correct. Unless they're off...

Kiltmadoc - You're correct. Unless they're off by a decimal, that line's ten times stretchier than their competition and not suitable for halyards.

Tommays - Good point. There are some memory...
Forum: Learning to Sail 12-15-2010
Replies: 15
Views: 2,395
Posted By MyBoatWorks
I agree with Jeff_H, Craig. I politely disagree...

I agree with Jeff_H, Craig. I politely disagree with any assertion of a Delta having characteristics that come close to rivaling CQRs. Having been the only and often one of the few still safe in...
Forum: Seamanship & Navigation 12-15-2010
Replies: 43
Views: 8,903
Posted By MyBoatWorks
Kiltmadoc - Sailingdog has an excellent response...

Kiltmadoc - Sailingdog has an excellent response in regard to Sta-Set X. Because its polyester core is not as strong as Warpspeed's SK-75's fibers, there are many more fibers needed and so a given...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 12-15-2010
Replies: 12
Views: 2,899
Posted By MyBoatWorks
Welcome, Spotless Stainless! I'll be glad to use...

Welcome, Spotless Stainless! I'll be glad to use your products and I'm sure, once I do, recommend them to my customers.
- Jerr
Forum: Seamanship & Navigation 12-15-2010
Replies: 43
Views: 8,903
Posted By MyBoatWorks
Kiltmadoc - You're quite welcome! Yes, you may...

Kiltmadoc - You're quite welcome! Yes, you may leave those sheaves in place. If you're ever replacing something at your masthead, take a look at them and see if you can't take some replacements...
Forum: Seamanship & Navigation 12-13-2010
Replies: 43
Views: 8,903
Posted By MyBoatWorks
kiltmadoc - You have asked two questions. Please...

kiltmadoc - You have asked two questions. Please see my earlier post and feel free to request more detail or clarification. I apologize for too much detail but want to give specific advice that's...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 11-23-2009
Replies: 4
Views: 545
Posted By MyBoatWorks
Hi Mick, Great to see you again! Your...

Hi Mick,
Great to see you again! Your plan's fine. It sounds like you've got an all-rope jib halyard (which is best), so there's no need for a pigtail. Wire-to-rope halyards were needed to...
Forum: Seamanship & Navigation 11-23-2009
Replies: 12
Views: 1,958
Posted By MyBoatWorks
Yes, there are exceptions and one I frequently...

Yes, there are exceptions and one I frequently use is blanketing a foresail with another to raise and lower. This is one of the great advantages of a two-track headstay foil and I do this on every...
Forum: Seamanship & Navigation 11-03-2009
Replies: 43
Views: 8,903
Posted By MyBoatWorks
Most of the comments are correct but beware UV...

Most of the comments are correct but beware UV with these low-stretch, high-strength materials - They rot very quickly in the sun. Jmolan has the right idea but I carry it farther and entirely...
Forum: Learning to Sail 10-30-2009
Replies: 50
Views: 3,999
Posted By MyBoatWorks
Sailing well in racing and cruising

Wow! While I didn't intend to ruffle feathers, my foot does happen to be conveniently a half size smaller than my mouth. With the utmost respect to all cruising sailors, regardless of skill, I'll...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 10-29-2009
Replies: 10
Views: 2,500
Posted By MyBoatWorks
Sabreman & Knothead - I've had good results with...

Sabreman & Knothead - I've had good results with both but remember a fantasy of using licorice & chocolate last time I Jury-Rigged that leak... But that may be because the food wasn't the best on...
Forum: Seamanship & Navigation 10-28-2009
Replies: 17
Views: 6,518
Posted By MyBoatWorks
I pulled up 7 shopping carts, complete with...

I pulled up 7 shopping carts, complete with waterlogged shopping bags filled with whatever the homeless fill them, strung on the same anchor rode, off the s. side of Mariina del Rey's breakwater. 37'...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 10-28-2009
Replies: 15
Views: 10,248
Posted By MyBoatWorks
Sorry to say folks but they're really cheap...

Sorry to say folks but they're really cheap units, sold at sickeningly high prices. I just mended the brake of a customer's unit with an elastic band, until he gets disgusted at it enough to buy a...
Forum: Boat Reviews 10-28-2009
Replies: 18
Views: 9,594
Posted By MyBoatWorks
Patrick, I'd take your boat anywhere! I've...

Patrick, I'd take your boat anywhere! I've sailed a C&C 32 just on a daysail and had a friend who sailed his C&C in a hurricane (caught in a passage) for three days with no damage. They have one of...
Forum: Learning to Sail 10-28-2009
Replies: 50
Views: 3,999
Posted By MyBoatWorks
Chris, I'll join the chorus of others wishing you...

Chris, I'll join the chorus of others wishing you well and encouraging you to take out books from the library. One of my favorites, once you go out your first time, is "How to Trim Sails" by Peter...
Forum: Electrical Systems 10-27-2009
Replies: 14
Views: 1,390
Posted By MyBoatWorks
Boat Odyssey - I do these all the time and...

Boat Odyssey -
I do these all the time and Bill's advice is invaluable. Get someone who really, really knows their stuff, though. Some brief pointers:
* Bond everything metal (assuming a glass...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 10-27-2009
Replies: 260
Views: 65,225
Posted By MyBoatWorks
Hi SailingDog, I am happy to do this in my...

Hi SailingDog,
I am happy to do this in my travels from one marina to another, free of charge. This spring I saved a guy in Vancouver from a survey on a 49' boat that was, shall we say,...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 10-27-2009
Replies: 260
Views: 65,225
Posted By MyBoatWorks
Southern California from Santa Barbara to San Diego

I'm a shipwright, rigger & professional sailor and am happy to make initial inspections - I've saved folks a lot of headaches this way. Santa Barbara to San Diego. - Jerr
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 10-27-2009
Replies: 6
Views: 1,026
Posted By MyBoatWorks
Glad you've got a reasonable, good surveyor

Surveyors have widely ranging expertise, so it's wise to ask about that - Do they really know your boat or at least similar boats? Ask a few questions about things you know are issues on your boat...
Forum: Introduce Yourself 10-27-2009
Replies: 2
Views: 320
Posted By MyBoatWorks
Hi - I'm Jerr

Hi folks - I'm Jerr, a shipwright (pleasure boats), rigger and professional sailor in Los Angeles. I cruise S. California and Pacific Mexico in my Catalina 30 and am happy to answer any questions on...
Forum: Introduce Yourself 10-27-2009
Replies: 3,285
Views: 504,159
Posted By MyBoatWorks
Jerr from Marina del Rey, Ca.

Jerr here, in "Genevieve," my Catalina 30 in Marina del Rey, Ca. I cruise mainly the Northern Channel Islands in Southern California, though I also cruise up and down the Californian and Pacific...
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