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Search: Posts Made By: t22cayuga
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 03-21-2011
Replies: 6
Views: 2,133
Posted By t22cayuga
I'd be inclined to trust the surveyor's opinion...

I'd be inclined to trust the surveyor's opinion on this, he's the expert you hired who actually examined the boat. I personally wouldn't be scared off by what you've described as pretty minor...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 07-09-2010
Replies: 13
Views: 6,016
Posted By t22cayuga
Second the recommendation for a Rhodes 19 (with a...

Second the recommendation for a Rhodes 19 (with a centerboard unless you have access to a hoist). You'll be able to get decent used sails cheap since there's still an active racing fleet. I think I...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 07-09-2010
Replies: 9
Views: 1,642
Posted By t22cayuga
Free Sailboat Pearson 30...

Free Sailboat Pearson 30 (http://boston.craigslist.org/gbs/boa/1823174010.html)

If you haven't been through this before you have no idea what it will cost to bring that boat into reasonable shape....
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 05-13-2010
Replies: 14
Views: 2,250
Posted By t22cayuga
If it's true that your forestay is a foot too...

If it's true that your forestay is a foot too short and your mast is raked forward, the boat is not going to sail nearly as well as it was designed to. You'd likely get a wicked lee helm, which is...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 05-04-2010
Replies: 6
Views: 647
Posted By t22cayuga
$45/foot does sounds expensive but if I were...

$45/foot does sounds expensive but if I were paying big money for a late model 55 footer I would pay Greg to survey it. I paid him a lot extra to travel to Buffalo for our last boat and people pay...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 05-04-2010
Replies: 14
Views: 6,715
Posted By t22cayuga
Tanzer 22 was our first boat. We bought a cheap...

Tanzer 22 was our first boat. We bought a cheap one (<$2000) and spent a lot of time and money upgrading it over 5 years, racing locally in PHRF, doing daysails, and a few overnights. It's a great...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 05-02-2010
Replies: 8
Views: 898
Posted By t22cayuga
S2 7.9? Lift keel, outboard, trailerable, sails...

S2 7.9? Lift keel, outboard, trailerable, sails well.
Forum: Diesel 04-06-2010
Replies: 9
Views: 4,591
Posted By t22cayuga
I have an 8hp Bukh saildrive in my boat. There...

I have an 8hp Bukh saildrive in my boat. There were original equipment in Laser 28's and a few other 80's boats. The model# is DV8SME. I suspect yours is the same. These are good, simple engines...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 03-30-2010
Replies: 9
Views: 2,048
Posted By t22cayuga
Look for a swing-keel Tanzer 22. There should be...

Look for a swing-keel Tanzer 22. There should be several available under $5k in eastern Mass. We had the fixed keel version for many years on Hingham bay and really liked the boat for the sort of...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 01-18-2010
Replies: 23
Views: 3,624
Posted By t22cayuga
Congratulations, you're going to be very happy...

Congratulations, you're going to be very happy with that boat. Marine Cradle Shop in Ontario makes nice trailers, I've seen a bunch of them in New England. I know there are companies that will...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 01-10-2010
Replies: 23
Views: 3,624
Posted By t22cayuga
I bought the boat near Buffalo and hired someone...

I bought the boat near Buffalo and hired someone using uship.com to bring it to Boston for me. He towed it with an F250 and said it was fine. I moved it across town with a friend's F150. It was ok...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 01-09-2010
Replies: 23
Views: 3,624
Posted By t22cayuga
Jeff, I do have a trailer. I'm in the Boston...

Jeff, I do have a trailer. I'm in the Boston area, the boat is named after Cayuga Lake where I went to school.
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 01-08-2010
Replies: 23
Views: 3,624
Posted By t22cayuga
Good luck. You'll find lots of info on the boat...

Good luck. You'll find lots of info on the boat at the class association's forum, if you haven't already found it: Laser 28 Discussion Forum - Powered by Web Wiz Forums™...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 01-07-2010
Replies: 23
Views: 3,624
Posted By t22cayuga
I bought a Laser 28 last year as my second boat...

I bought a Laser 28 last year as my second boat after 6 years learning sailing and racing in a Tanzer 22. I've never sailed a Catalina 25 but I suspect it's a lot like the Tanzer, and worlds away...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 10-07-2009
Replies: 9
Views: 874
Posted By t22cayuga
You might look for a Pearson Flyer. I've seen...

You might look for a Pearson Flyer. I've seen several for sale in New England that are well within your price range. They have a huge (8') cockpit with real seat backs, good for family daysailing. ...
Forum: Learning to Sail 09-22-2009
Replies: 21
Views: 2,869
Posted By t22cayuga
I think that was Donald Crowhurst. Not sure...

I think that was Donald Crowhurst. Not sure you'd want to follow his example...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 09-10-2009
Replies: 29
Views: 2,414
Posted By t22cayuga
J/22 sailors use this arrangement (see pic). You...

J/22 sailors use this arrangement (see pic). You mount it on the coaming, and can adjust and cleat the traveler from windward rail or from leeward. This is essentially the same idea that Faster...
Forum: Racing 07-17-2009
Replies: 30
Views: 25,033
Posted By t22cayuga
Bigger boats with longer waterlines go faster,...

Bigger boats with longer waterlines go faster, especially in non-planing reaching conditions.
Forum: Racing 07-17-2009
Replies: 30
Views: 25,033
Posted By t22cayuga
Fractional J/29's and J/30's (also fractional)...

Fractional J/29's and J/30's (also fractional) are pretty slow downwind in light air because of the small spinnaker. There may be other reasons too.

As to your first question, what kind of boats...
Forum: Racing 07-15-2009
Replies: 2
Views: 557
Posted By t22cayuga
I sailed a Tanzer 22 (PHRF 240) for about 5 years...

I sailed a Tanzer 22 (PHRF 240) for about 5 years in the local PHRF fleet near Boston. We used to get 5 or 6 boats in the D-fleet (172+) on a good Wednesday night. Turnout in that fleet got smaller...
Forum: Racing 07-05-2009
Replies: 10
Views: 8,053
Posted By t22cayuga
Try a search on Sailing Anarchy. I've seen lots...

Try a search on Sailing Anarchy. I've seen lots posted on Hobie 33's there over the years. If you check youtube you can probably also find the video that Hobie Alter and Warren Miller did as a...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 05-21-2009
Replies: 2
Views: 1,204
Posted By t22cayuga
Have you seen the class website? Lots of info...

Have you seen the class website? Lots of info there.

Tanzer16 Class Association (http://tanzer16.com/)

I've never sailed on but it would probably be a very good boat for your needs. The old...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 04-29-2009
Replies: 2
Views: 473
Posted By t22cayuga
I just removed 20 years worth of VC17 from a 28...

I just removed 20 years worth of VC17 from a 28 foot boat. I used 80 grit sandpaper with a dustless DA sanding setup. This took most of it off. The rest came off easily with a few passes of paper...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 04-17-2009
Replies: 17
Views: 2,559
Posted By t22cayuga
It's an Olson 29 keel. The trailing edge is...

It's an Olson 29 keel. The trailing edge is (mostly) hidden behind the trailer pad support.
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 04-14-2009
Replies: 17
Views: 2,559
Posted By t22cayuga
There are a few Olson 29 threads on Sailing...

There are a few Olson 29 threads on Sailing Anarchy that you should read (do a search). Assuming this one's in good shape, this would probably be a great boat for someone looking for a very fast,...
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