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Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   08-31-2013
Replies: 16
Views: 1,585
Posted By Haffro
Re: Weather Helm

I have a Pearson Vanguard which is very close to the Bristol in design. I find that reefing the main in 10-15 knots really helps balance the boat almost perfect.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   07-23-2013
Replies: 41
Views: 2,239
Posted By Haffro
Re: Why are we here?

That's the beauty of it! If you have a question, you can get multiple answers that may help. If you are having problems docking, you can be given 15 different approaches to try for yourself. Although...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   04-27-2013
Replies: 16
Views: 1,567
Posted By Haffro
Re: Heading out tonight for Colon, Panama

Have a safe Journey! Sounds like it should be a blast!
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   04-04-2013
Replies: 47
Views: 4,895
Posted By Haffro
Whatever color it is, it looks good! Nice work!

Whatever color it is, it looks good! Nice work!
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   04-02-2013
Replies: 10
Views: 2,157
Posted By Haffro
Re: A little disappointed with Newfound Metals

Hi Jim,

I know this is an older post, but what size did you install in your Vanguard? I also have a Vanguard. I just purchased some 5x12's and am now wondering if they will be too big. Should...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   03-29-2013
Replies: 7
Views: 974
Posted By Haffro
Re: Own very own MaineSail is famous

I know I have learned quite a bit from reading MaineSail's posts and website. I even have purchased some of this famous Butyl Tape. He is definitely an asset to this forum and sailing in general.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   02-14-2013
Replies: 14
Views: 917
Posted By Haffro
Re: winterizing cost

I just got the bill for mine, $254. I will for sure do this myself next year. As for the $501 for shrink wrap and a door, I think indoor storage is in order for next year also. Maybe even a canvas...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   02-12-2013
Replies: 130
Views: 7,801
Posted By Haffro
Re: What are your other passions?

As a new-to-me boat owner, I have few passions outside of that. So my list entails varnishing, painting, cushion making, my job, and then planning all of the fun I'm gonna have cleaning, painting,...
Forum: Introduce Yourself   02-10-2013
Replies: 8
Views: 415
Posted By Haffro
Good ole South Carolina. I grew up there. Lived...

Good ole South Carolina. I grew up there. Lived in west Columbia from the ages of 5-21. Moved up to Maine about 11 years ago. I miss the warm weather, but love the scenery around here. Maybe later in...
Forum: Introduce Yourself   02-10-2013
Replies: 8
Views: 415
Posted By Haffro
Re: Hello from Bangor, Maine!

Don,
Well I am rather new to the water side of things, but there are quite a few good places as I know them from land. If you are heading from Camden, I would surely head a little west and visit...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   02-10-2013
Replies: 17
Views: 1,209
Posted By Haffro
Re: Hope this wasn't Tim R.

Wow... 20 min. It is amazing he is alive! The marina should have self rescue ladders at least. Although in water this cold, he still may not have been able to reach them. Some chance is better than...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   02-09-2013
Replies: 17
Views: 1,209
Posted By Haffro
Hope this wasn't Tim R.

Some poor person had a wicked scare and fell into portland harbor during this storm Hope it wasn't Tim R. Luckily it doesn't look like it is life threatening.
Forum: Introduce Yourself   02-09-2013
Replies: 8
Views: 415
Posted By Haffro
Hello from Bangor, Maine!

I thought I would say hello. Yet another new member who has learned quite a bit from this site before registering. I purchased a Pearson vanguard this past October and am in the process of cleaning...
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