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Forum: Gear & Maintenance   04-03-2012
Replies: 6
Views: 938
Posted By crazyfish
Re: Dive platform for 1986 Catalina 30

I have done a lot of diving over the years from my Crealock 37 Crazy Fish but never directly enter the water from the big boat. I used a 11 foot roll-up Avon with a 15 HP Mercury 2 stroke as the dive...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   03-17-2011
Replies: 24
Views: 15,491
Posted By crazyfish

I like mine a lot but I am on my third unit in less then 3 years.

West Marine has never questioned the exchange of the unit under warranty for a new one. The impression I got is they see a high...
Forum: Pacific Seacraft   03-15-2011
Replies: 23
Views: 4,702
Posted By crazyfish
Wash down Pump

The factory installed a wash down pump on Crazy Fish. The pump is located in
located locker that the trash can sits in just to starboard of the galley sinks.

The outlet is just forward of...
Forum: Pacific Seacraft   03-14-2011
Replies: 8
Views: 1,478
Posted By crazyfish
Battery Location

On Crazy Fish, a Crealock 37 which was built in 1989 the batteries were factory installed on shelf in the same location as on Pelagic. There were 3 AGMs, one in one bank and two on the other bank.
Forum: US West Coast   02-22-2011
Replies: 6
Views: 2,510
Posted By crazyfish
San Diego Weekend Trips

It's pretty limited.

Fairly close by from San Diego Bay (12+ miles ??), but the best anchorage is an open roadstead, so expect to roll while at anchor.

Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   02-20-2011
Replies: 17
Views: 4,205
Posted By crazyfish
I have lived on Crazy Fish for many years off/on...

I have lived on Crazy Fish for many years off/on and currently off.

A few benefits for being off the boat.

Garage - Work Area
Storage for my collection of scuba equipment
Forum: Learning to Sail   11-28-2010
Replies: 17
Views: 2,123
Posted By crazyfish
Sailing School in March

J World - San Diego

Excellent School, close to airport, range of accommodations nearby, could easily be done w/o a rental car.

Marc Hall
Crazy Fish, Crealock 37 Hull 207
Forum: Pacific Seacraft   11-08-2010
Replies: 19
Views: 3,086
Posted By crazyfish

When Crazy Fish was built the factory moved the ladder from the position shown in the first post to a location just a bit forward on the starboard side.

Some simple welding was done to modify the...
Forum: Pacific Seacraft   11-01-2010
Replies: 70
Views: 13,040
Posted By crazyfish

The latest Blue Water Sailing had an article which mentioned the kiwiprop which is a feathering prop available for under US$1500.

Reviews on Sailnet from people who own them seem to be quite good....
Forum: Pacific Seacraft   10-15-2010
Replies: 2
Views: 846
Posted By crazyfish
C37 Watermaker

installed a PUR 80 below the head sink. Works well, but you need to pay attention to the electrical budget.

The solar panels on the boat keep up with all the electrical needs of boat except...
Forum: Pacific Seacraft   10-15-2010
Replies: 22
Views: 5,126
Posted By crazyfish
Solar Panel Mounts

Attached are a few pictures of the arrangement on Crazy Fish.
The mounts allow the panels to be rotated toward the sun if
desired and to be folded up into a stowed position.

Marc Hall
Forum: Electrical Systems   10-13-2010
Replies: 15
Views: 4,816
Posted By crazyfish
I use a couple of Triton2 to charge a number of...

I use a couple of Triton2 to charge a number of different batteries and I have been very happy with them.

You will need to acquire a holder that the AA/AAA would be placed in but those seems to...
Forum: Pacific Seacraft   08-27-2010
Replies: 24
Views: 5,151
Posted By crazyfish
The pictures are of C34 but access on the newer...

The pictures are of C34 but access on the newer 37s (at least from 1989 on) is thru an access hatch in the forward part of cockpit.

I installed a WH belowdecks autopilot on Crazy Fish and I ended...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   08-02-2010
Replies: 6
Views: 3,544
Posted By crazyfish
I have an 80E installed on the boat and used it...

I have an 80E installed on the boat and used it quite a bit when cruising the Pacific coast of Mexico.

They require a bit of maintenance to insure the membrane stays viable. If they are not going...
Forum: Pacific Seacraft   08-02-2010
Replies: 17
Views: 2,539
Posted By crazyfish
I replaced the Yanmar 4 cylinder rated at 40/44...

I replaced the Yanmar 4 cylinder rated at 40/44 HP with the Yanmar 50/54 HP motor. Basically the same engine, I believe the the 40/44 HP had cylinder sleeves while the 50/54 does not and the bore was...
Forum: Endeavour   08-02-2010
Replies: 1
Views: 1,455
Posted By crazyfish

I replaced the manual windless with Lofrens Cayman in 1997.
It has worked great since that time, it has always functioned properly.

Marc Hall
Crazy Fish, Crealock 37 Hull 207
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