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Search: Posts Made By: rbyham
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 1 Day Ago
Replies: 178
Views: 102,089
Posted By rbyham
Re: Show me your sailboat's interior

Here are a few pics of recent cabinet I built into what was a largely unused hanging locker. Still have half hanging locker left. Don't be too critical. This was my first ever interior construction...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 1 Day Ago
Replies: 29
Views: 1,134
Posted By rbyham
Re: How unsafe would this be for occasional heat?

As I suspected but always good to get confirmation. Extra blankets to be purchased instead :-)
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 1 Day Ago
Replies: 29
Views: 1,134
Posted By rbyham
How unsafe would this be for occasional heat?

Sailing into our cold season here in SC I was wondering how unsafe one of these old Colman units would be? I suppose that fuel lands somewhere between diesel and gasoline?
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 2 Days Ago
Replies: 31
Views: 1,043
Posted By rbyham
Quick meals or snacks?

I was out yesterday for a couple hours. Cold and foggy in Charleston. Got hungry and wanting for something warm. Fired up stove and broke into Ramen noodle supply. Worked out fine but left me...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 6 Days Ago
Replies: 149
Views: 11,141
Posted By rbyham
Re: Boat sank at the dock

I was recently looking at Gulf 29 that the cabin showed discoloring about 1 foot above the sole throughout. Seller admitted it had filled with rainwater before he bought it. He also admitted to...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 6 Days Ago
Replies: 10
Views: 939
Posted By rbyham
Re: Bad Luck-Newly purchased boat wrecked on highway

So sad... after all is said and done there are just a ton of ways a new boat purchase can go wrong. Hopefully this does not kill the dream of boat ownership. I would also point out how fortunate...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 1 Week Ago
Replies: 66
Views: 34,948
Posted By rbyham
Re: What do you think about a pilothouse sailboat

What do we call the Gulf line of boats? Pilothouse? I had been interested in the Gulf 29 at one time until I realized that as soon as one steps and sits in the "pilothouse" one is too low to see out...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 1 Week Ago
Replies: 15
Views: 804
Posted By rbyham
Re: Face mask for sailing?

agreed this comes from younger years before sunscreen. All docs tell me I did the major damage decades ago. But I have been a careful outdoors guy for 25 years now and still the growths keep...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 1 Week Ago
Replies: 40
Views: 2,114
Posted By rbyham
Re: To Sail or to Sit

Sounds like a tough situation. I would not have guessed South Florida less than ideal for sailing but hearing your story I get it. Seems the solution is either match the water to the boat or match...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 1 Week Ago
Replies: 15
Views: 804
Posted By rbyham
Face mask for sailing?

I haven ongoing battle with basal cells carcinomas that have to be removed at some serious expense. And I love to sail 3x a week. Bad combination. I always use sun screen of the 70 version. The other...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 1 Week Ago
Replies: 136
Views: 8,723
Posted By rbyham
Re: Single-handed tips and tricks

I dont mean to hijack the thread but I do have a related question. Why do so many enjoy single-handing? Here is my answer. I love being out and not having to be concerned for crew happiness as...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 1 Week Ago
Replies: 60
Views: 2,574
Posted By rbyham
Re: sailing as exercise?

OK as OP I am finally back. Actually I lost track of this thread. Surprised it has gone to 6 pages. I guess the upshot is that sailing as exercise doesn't really count. Except for maybe one other...
Forum: Atomic 4 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 5
Views: 424
Posted By rbyham
Re: Referral for A4 mechanic in San Francisco/Alameda CA?

Any A4 owner should be a regular visitor to the Moyer Marine forums. Lots of very helpful experts live there.
Forum: Vessels Lost, Missing, or in Danger 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 48
Views: 3,135
Posted By rbyham
Re: Missing 25 Foot Sail Boat and Skipper

Looks like a Bayfield 25... pretty solid pocket cruiser...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 60
Views: 2,574
Posted By rbyham
sailing as exercise?

I have a 30 year old daughter who while not fanatical is quite disciplined in terms of exercise. My having just crossed the 60 line she is concerned about me getting enough exercise. My response is...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 11-14-2014
Replies: 7
Views: 1,030
Posted By rbyham
Re: MagicEzy Fiberglass Repair

Just saw this advertised somewhere. Curious if you tried it and what the results were? Thanks
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 11-14-2014
Replies: 20
Views: 1,446
Posted By rbyham
Re: Painting a boat trailer

A question about Rust-Oleum. Is it meant to stop existing rust or is it more preventive as in get rid of the rust, get down to clean metal and the Rust-Oleum will keep the rust away? Thanks.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 11-11-2014
Replies: 32
Views: 1,688
Posted By rbyham
Suppose you ran around on a falling tide

And you were 60 minutes from bottom. As the water goes down the boat heels/lists. Can the boat ever heel to the extent it goes over? I suppose one could toss an anchor and tie off amidship on the...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 11-09-2014
Replies: 8
Views: 635
Posted By rbyham
Re: Dock Box solution?

Yeah I was thinking to just build one. Will have to check with marina on requirements I suppose... wish I were a better carpenter. :-)
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 11-09-2014
Replies: 20
Views: 1,446
Posted By rbyham
Re: Painting a boat trailer

let me revive this older paint the trailer thread. See pic. I would love to improve the look and longevity of this trailer. Basically it is a mobile cradle as it has no brakes and currently no...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 11-07-2014
Replies: 29
Views: 1,518
Posted By rbyham
Oh and I made her a neat prop stick to hold lid...

Oh and I made her a neat prop stick to hold lid open whilst digging deep. Otherwise managing the jnsulated lid gets to be a pain. Maybe I should hinge it as well?
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 11-07-2014
Replies: 29
Views: 1,518
Posted By rbyham
I fear you are right. My focus has been a 18...

I fear you are right. My focus has been a 18 month refit after 8 years in storage... Cleaning was way down the list... Bugles eyis clean now and I have officially turned the galley over to the...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 11-07-2014
Replies: 29
Views: 1,518
Posted By rbyham
Re: Wife says icebox is disgusting

Thanks for all the help here. I did tackle the cleaning process following some advice here. I found a liquid version of Barkeeper's Friend followed by Mr. Clean Magic Eraser and then some 200 grit...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 11-07-2014
Replies: 8
Views: 635
Posted By rbyham
Dock Box solution?

I need a triangular dock box but $300-500 ain't in the budget. Anyone find a more cost effective way to have a box? Thanks...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 11-05-2014
Replies: 29
Views: 1,518
Posted By rbyham
I am thinking paint for plastic and possibly add...

I am thinking paint for plastic and possibly add foam sheets to build up bottom. Don't really need more R value but the other complaint is it is too deep. My elevation challenged wife can't reach...
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