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Forum: Gear & Maintenance   05-27-2010
Replies: 7
  Teak
Views: 2,543
Posted By Duck401k
Teak

Has anyone removed varnish from exposed teak and left it natural. I have an old Morgan with some teak above deck, hatch covers, rails..etc. I am wondering what would happen if I stripped the varnish...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   01-24-2010
Replies: 17
Views: 3,315
Posted By Duck401k
Do I really need to paint the bottom every year ?

Question - I have a fiberglass Morgan 34 - I pay to get winter storage every year and haul it to dry dock for the winter. The guys at the yard are nice but are relatively insistent that I paint the...
Forum: Morgan   09-07-2009
Replies: 23
Views: 6,198
Posted By Duck401k
John - I also keep the boat near my house where...

John - I also keep the boat near my house where the MLW is 4 feet, so it helps. Look for my Morgan next year, SPIRIT, Wye River..good luck..
Forum: Morgan   09-06-2009
Replies: 23
Views: 6,198
Posted By Duck401k
John - I had to rebuild the head, replace all the...

John - I had to rebuild the head, replace all the hoses and put in a new holding tank. Engine and centerboard have been fine. I did spend 400.00 on a new instrument panel for the engine.

The...
Forum: Morgan   07-25-2009
Replies: 12
Views: 10,228
Posted By Duck401k
Hey Sea Treasure - I have a 69 Morgan, Spirit in...

Hey Sea Treasure - I have a 69 Morgan, Spirit in the Wye River, We love the boat. Had some good sailing this year...when are you coming to St. Mikes?...Do you know of other Morgans in the CB...
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Forum: Morgan   05-29-2009
Replies: 12
Views: 10,228
Posted By Duck401k
Sounds like she might need some work. If you need...

Sounds like she might need some work. If you need info email Charlie Morgan

The MORGAN YACHT CONNECTION (http://www.charleymorgan.com/) he has helped many people with old Morgans.

At that...
Forum: Morgan   05-28-2009
Replies: 12
Views: 10,228
Posted By Duck401k
A wild guess and I mean wild w/ out looking..if...

A wild guess and I mean wild w/ out looking..if everything works enough to sail, you say sitting on the hard for 3 years so my visual is not great, but 15 to 20k...now what is the owner asking ?
...
Forum: Morgan   05-28-2009
Replies: 12
Views: 10,228
Posted By Duck401k
Spirit 1969 Morgan 34

Yep - I have a Morgan, The lay out is different than the one you are looking at. We have two quarter Berths, and galley is on starboard. It is a great sailboat for small family. The layout below...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   02-06-2009
Replies: 0
Views: 779
Posted By Duck401k
Cool Last Dinghy Question.....I Promise

OK ...I have an opportunity to buy a 2000 11 foot Zodiac CFR 340 with a 5hp ...my BIG question is how long will that dinghy last..it looks lightly used and under inspection no cracking an seems ...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   02-05-2009
Replies: 17
Views: 2,392
Posted By Duck401k
No worries John....our son Sam learned on Opti's...

No worries John....our son Sam learned on Opti's now wants a Laser...and if we drag him on the sailboat boat all day, where he mostly reads, he wants a little fun .... I hope as he gets older he...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   02-05-2009
Replies: 17
Views: 2,392
Posted By Duck401k
Thanks guys.....I have an opportunity to buy a...

Thanks guys.....I have an opportunity to buy a 2001 Zodiac 11' air floor with a 5 hp...owner says it planes w/ his two stroke 5 hp..
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   02-05-2009
Replies: 17
Views: 2,392
Posted By Duck401k
It's not me that needs to go fast it is my 10...

It's not me that needs to go fast it is my 10 year old....do you guys remember the first time you were in a boat alone as a kid and it got up and went ? yipee
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   02-05-2009
Replies: 17
Views: 2,392
Posted By Duck401k
another dinghy question

I need an 8 to 9 foot dinghy and I want the smallest engine I can to get up on plane...does anyone have an 8 or 9 foot inflatable that will plane on a small outboard....like a 3 or 4hp ?

Thanks...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   01-19-2009
Replies: 6
Views: 575
Posted By Duck401k
TWIC card ? I am not sure if I know what that is ?

TWIC card ? I am not sure if I know what that is ?
Forum: Introduce Yourself   01-19-2009
Replies: 3,446
Views: 952,978
Posted By Duck401k
Chesapeake bay

Chesapeake bay
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   01-19-2009
Replies: 6
Views: 575
Posted By Duck401k
Thumbs up USCG Licensing online

I was wondering anyone had experience with online USCG licensing programs. Their is an organization online called "Mariners School" which offers an on line program and test which they claim is...
Forum: Morgan   01-15-2009
Replies: 4
Views: 940
Posted By Duck401k
Stuart - Very cool I checked out the web site...

Stuart - Very cool I checked out the web site thanks...
Forum: Morgan   01-15-2009
Replies: 4
Views: 940
Posted By Duck401k
I am in the same boat, figuratively and...

I am in the same boat, figuratively and literally, I have an M34 that has an Esan and I want a holding tank and Esan….need room and project ideas for the process. If you come up with anything please...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   01-08-2009
Replies: 10
Views: 1,954
Posted By Duck401k
Chef - Nice work getting your wife to instal the...

Chef - Nice work getting your wife to instal the davits and that is good info on the dinghy..does your dinghy plane off well ? I have a 10 year olsd and some of my best memories as a kid was...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   01-07-2009
Replies: 10
Views: 1,954
Posted By Duck401k
Dinghy advice

Thanks that is all really good info and will be very helpful as I look around....I hope to be able to store the Dink in one of the aft lockers and the small engine on the rail. Thanks for taking the...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   01-07-2009
Replies: 10
Views: 1,954
Posted By Duck401k
Question Dinghy Advice

We have a 34 foot sailboat and will this summer do many overnight trips, thus we need a dinghy. Last year was our first year w/ the boat and all trips were day trips. I am thinking inflatable with...
Forum: Morgan   08-28-2008
Replies: 23
Views: 6,198
Posted By Duck401k
Found one at home..i have another but it is...

Found one at home..i have another but it is saying it is too large to attach
Forum: Morgan   08-28-2008
Replies: 23
Views: 6,198
Posted By Duck401k
Still Raining..by me a beer or two and I will...

Still Raining..by me a beer or two and I will find a camera...the boat is sitting at the dock 1:30 hours away. I will try to get some photos of the interior this weekend and put them up...I will see...
Forum: Morgan   08-28-2008
Replies: 23
Views: 6,198
Posted By Duck401k
My Morgan 34 has the sole done up and trim with...

My Morgan 34 has the sole done up and trim with the wood painted white...I like it...I wish I ahd a picture for you but the white works
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   08-26-2008
Replies: 12
  Yikes
Views: 1,185
Posted By Duck401k
Thanks for everyones input. I will seek advice of...

Thanks for everyones input. I will seek advice of a marine mechanic recommended by the yard. Too much could get worse if I messed with it. I am in the Wye River and it is very difficult to sail out...
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