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Forum: Morgan   09-20-2014
Replies: 6
Views: 2,590
Posted By morganbill
Re: Morgan with no center board

Bill

http://groups.yahoo.com/group/morganowners/ Go to Feb 2, 2007 in the matrix at the bottom of the page and you will read this statement from Charley Morgan:

re: the Center-board for your...
Forum: Morgan   08-11-2012
Replies: 10
Views: 1,474
Posted By morganbill
re: New Morgan owner

I have had a Morgan 35 for over 6 years and love the boat.

Theoritical Max Boat Speed = 1.34 x the square root of the waterline length (27.6 feet) = 7.04 knots

Design Heeling Angle: Lean as...
Forum: Morgan   12-14-2011
Replies: 1
Views: 1,317
Posted By morganbill
Have had one now for 6 years. Check the mast...

Have had one now for 6 years. Check the mast support footing. You can stick a camera in the bildge from one of the access hatches and review the photos. There are two hatches in the main cabin and...
Forum: Morgan   03-30-2011
Replies: 0
Views: 971
Posted By morganbill
Morgan 35 Keel Bolts

The keel of my Morgan 35 has 10 anchor bolts. The stainless steel keel bolts are secured with SS nuts and mild steel 3" x 3" x 1/4" plate washers. There is bedding material (5200?) between the...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   05-06-2009
Replies: 1
Views: 879
Posted By morganbill
Long Beach to Cojo Anchorage

I am planning on sailing from Long Beach CA to Cojo anchorage. What is the best way up to Cojo? I am thinking of Catalina then reaching to Ventura then motor sailing to Cojo. What are the...
Forum: Morgan   03-08-2009
Replies: 148
Views: 32,265
Posted By morganbill
Photos

I have a Morgan 35, Hull number 116. What do you want a photo(s) of and where do you want it posted? I am interested in photos of Morgan 35 chain plates and interiors, specifically the paint on the...
Forum: Morgan   01-01-2009
Replies: 18
Views: 4,831
Posted By morganbill
Morgan 35 Tall Rig

I have the owners manual and it has the Tall Rig dimensions as:

I = 43.25
J=13.67
P = 38.25
E = 15.0

versus a standard rig of:
I = 40.75
J = 13.67
Forum: Morgan   12-02-2008
Replies: 18
Views: 4,831
Posted By morganbill
My Morgan 35 (Hull Number 116) was modified...

My Morgan 35 (Hull Number 116) was modified exactly the same way. Roller furling boom and the traveller in front of the wheel directly beneath the boom tip. The boom is 13-feet 6 inches. I will...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   03-26-2008
Replies: 19
Views: 4,482
Posted By morganbill
We stopped there on the way to Samoa from Maui in...

We stopped there on the way to Samoa from Maui in 1980. At that time, there were 3 Gilbert Islanders maintaing the island. There is a large opening thru the reef that was blasted out in WWII and a...
Forum: Morgan   11-30-2007
Replies: 6
Views: 2,590
Posted By morganbill
M-35 Centerboard

My M-35's centerboard thumps at anchor and I am considering removing it. Charlie Morgan stated (on the Feb 2, 2007 post) the centerboard is not needed and to fill it with lead. Does anybody know...
Forum: Morgan   07-23-2007
Replies: 4
Views: 1,924
Posted By morganbill
My Morgan 35 also leaks around the rudder post...

My Morgan 35 also leaks around the rudder post but I am hoping to repack it next winter. The leaking comes and goes and I have been able to slow it down by tighting down the packing nut with an old...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   01-30-2007
Replies: 2
Views: 1,000
Posted By morganbill
Tachometer

When I turn the ignition key to on, the tachometer will cycle from 0 to max rpm and back about 10 times a minute whether the engine is running or not. Also the oil pressure gage is pegged high. ...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   12-22-2006
Replies: 6
Views: 2,165
Posted By morganbill
Epoxy Resin and Mat Fiberglass

I have a small fiberglass repair to make and while reading Dan Casey's book discovered that he discourages the use of epoxy resin (West System) and mat fiberglass. He recommends using fiberglass...
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