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Search: Posts Made By: higgins
Forum: Florida - Western 06-08-2009
Replies: 10
Views: 1,642
Posted By higgins
thanks again. that really is good news.

thanks again. that really is good news.
Forum: Florida - Western 06-07-2009
Replies: 10
Views: 1,642
Posted By higgins
billangiep my bag of experience already...

billangiep

my bag of experience already holds some rock encounters in my own channel ;)
Anything like that on the way to the Marina you know about ?

tnx.
Forum: Florida - Western 06-04-2009
Replies: 10
Views: 1,642
Posted By higgins
Thanks billangiep that's the information I...

Thanks billangiep

that's the information I hoped for !!!!!
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 06-03-2009
Replies: 6
Views: 608
Posted By higgins
as always a good input :) found it hear ...

as always a good input :)
found it hear
Thick - Thickened Epoxies - Epoxy Putties (Catalog Page & Prices) (http://www.epoxyproducts.com/3_putty.html)

still looking for some paintlike stuff
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 06-03-2009
Replies: 6
Views: 608
Posted By higgins
I would like to add to this question: Aren't...

I would like to add to this question:

Aren't there any paints, tar or whatever out on the market that can be applied
underwater, to give some protection ?

I mean, they can't haul out these old...
Forum: Florida - Western 04-22-2009
Replies: 10
Views: 1,642
Posted By higgins
Hi sawingknot. no need to be sorry, thanks...

Hi sawingknot.

no need to be sorry, thanks anyway.

We have exactly 2 here in Crystal River, Pete's Pier and Twin Rivers Marina.

I can go to PP, but they don't lift a sailboat and they don't...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 04-22-2009
Replies: 17
Views: 3,155
Posted By higgins
SD, could you explain that a bit in detail ? I...

SD, could you explain that a bit in detail ?
I was about to buy them myself. What's the problem,
light temperature ? intensity ?
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 04-03-2009
Replies: 4
Views: 352
Posted By higgins
I'm not sure about how much wind you are thinking...

I'm not sure about how much wind you are thinking ?

My 30 feet Catalina is on a floating dock, 60 feet long, with 4 wood piles
drilled into the rocky bottom (Florida).
Looks quite sturdy. I have...
Forum: Florida - Western 03-28-2009
Replies: 10
Views: 1,642
Posted By higgins
Pulling the Boat near Crystal River

Hi there,

I have my Catalina 30 with a 3'10" wing keel in the Crystal River Bay.
This year it's time to get a new bottom paint and fix some seacock issues.

Does anybody has some information...
Forum: Seamanship & Navigation 03-28-2009
Replies: 21
Views: 8,421
Posted By higgins
Don Casey's book 100 fast & easy boat...

Don Casey's book 100 fast & easy boat improvements shows how to make a reusable (stays on the chain when in use) plug
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 03-17-2009
Replies: 14
Views: 2,684
Posted By higgins
tnx for the answers and ideas, I'll check how to...

tnx for the answers and ideas, I'll check how to get a sieve over the outside.
And sorry for using this thread, but as the last answer was 6 weeks ago, I thought we could use it to sidestray a bit.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 03-16-2009
Replies: 14
Views: 2,684
Posted By higgins
thanks svthefilthywhore :cool: I don't have...

thanks svthefilthywhore :cool:

I don't have any strainer or scoop on the outside.
All my "inlets/outlets" are nearly flush on the outside and maybe
1/2 inch wide. (seacocks are all "plastic")...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 03-16-2009
Replies: 14
Views: 2,684
Posted By higgins
Hello, not sure if it is proper etiquette do...

Hello,

not sure if it is proper etiquette do jump into this thread with my question,
but as the thread is new and my problem similar, I thought it to be OK.
Otherwise, please let me know.

The...
Forum: Learning to Sail 03-16-2009
Replies: 45
Views: 35,494
Posted By higgins
Hi, thanks for all the help and and...

Hi,
thanks for all the help and and explanations.
I finally decided to follow SDs hints and put a 2 line reefing in, without feeding the lines back into the cockpit. So I had a sailmaker make me 2...
Forum: Learning to Sail 03-02-2009
Replies: 45
Views: 35,494
Posted By higgins
@sailingfool thanks for the time and answers. I...

@sailingfool
thanks for the time and answers. I read that (and other threads). I just spent a week on a Jeanneau 36, but the 2 reefing lines (2 reefs/single line) were routed through the boom. Now...
Forum: Learning to Sail 03-02-2009
Replies: 42
Views: 4,312
Posted By higgins
I just came back from a week sailing in Abaco, we...

I just came back from a week sailing in Abaco, we had up to 35knot wind.
Bought a pack of Gravor at the marina shop and I'm really glad I did.
Had no side effects, and felt great. Usually I'm...
Forum: Learning to Sail 03-01-2009
Replies: 45
Views: 35,494
Posted By higgins
Guy, thanks again for the input. I hope I'm...

Guy, thanks again for the input.
I hope I'm still posting to the right thread, if not, please let me know.

I have 2 further "reefing" problems.

Saildog hinted on getting a line through both...
Forum: Learning to Sail 02-22-2009
Replies: 45
Views: 35,494
Posted By higgins
whoa, I did not expect answers that fast !!! ...

whoa, I did not expect answers that fast !!!
Thank you guys and Saildog, thanks for putting that picture on.
.
Forum: Learning to Sail 02-22-2009
Replies: 45
Views: 35,494
Posted By higgins
Hi Bkafer, You can be sure someone will BG. ...

Hi Bkafer,

You can be sure someone will BG.

To all:
I checked this thread to find an answer to this question:
My tack cringles have 2 rings, tied together with some sailcloth. (see pic).
I...
Forum: Chartering 12-30-2008
Replies: 27
Views: 2,425
Posted By higgins
Will be there in Feb

Just booked my first charter with Sunsail, Marsh harbor for the 1. week in Feb. Don't know the area, so I opted for the Flotilla option. Good experience so far (communication wise)
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