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Search: Posts Made By: rugosa
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 5 Days Ago
Replies: 15
Views: 717
Posted By rugosa
Re: This winter...

Vitamin D to chase those blues away:D
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 13
Views: 867
Posted By rugosa
Re: Your thoughts thru experience?

We sail those waters and it seems that each year we get caught out there at least once when we are SO glad to have inboard diesel to get us home. We've towed Kirby 25's twice that lost their...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 8
Views: 483
Posted By rugosa
Re: Henri Lloyd Ocean Explorer Jacket Sizing

I wear HL large jacket, 3 years old, most clothes I buy are large to fit shoulders, my 25 year old (they're mint condition, stored for 16 years, they even have serial number) Mustang Ocean Gear bibs...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 11-16-2014
Replies: 91
Views: 5,361
Posted By rugosa
Re: Annoying Halyard Slap

Go to the source of the problem - speak to the boat owner.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 11-11-2014
Replies: 11
Views: 679
Posted By rugosa
Re: Raymarine wind vane

Are you talking Rotavecta masthead unit or the more conventional masthead unit projecting forward off masthead with cups on top and vane below? We have Rotavecta with vertical unit, cups on top with...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 11-01-2014
Replies: 91
Views: 5,361
Posted By rugosa
Re: Annoying Halyard Slap

Watch those bungies/shockcords - great way to take an eye out:(:(:( (well, almost) - won't share the details except that I've never had that kinda pain before:eek::eek::eek:, not even when I cut off...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 11-01-2014
Replies: 22
Views: 1,235
Posted By rugosa
Re: Dropped my water fill cap.

Even back in '75 Eurowisdom extended to making the water filler smaller so you could not refuel your water tank by mistake, maybe to follow Euroregulation at the time. How about a nice new set with...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 10-28-2014
Replies: 11
Views: 716
Posted By rugosa
Re: Possible Upgrade!

Fin keel, transom hung rudder, inboard diesel, full headroom, in your $ range -

CS 27 sailboat specifications and details on (
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 10-24-2014
Replies: 3
Views: 493
Posted By rugosa
Re: Wauquiez 42 vs Lafitte 44

Ah ha, the heart strings. I know a lifelong sailor, former sea going freight bridge crew, went looking for a project, surveyor and mechanic said "DO NOT BUY THIS BOAT", but he was already writing the...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 09-04-2014
Replies: 48
Views: 2,878
Posted By rugosa
Re: Anyone ever sold at a profit?

My wife bought our first boat, an O'Day Daysailor, with her tax return. "Hey Babe - got my tax return, guess what I bought? A boat!" $600 - She's a keeper :D

Anyway, boat was rough to the eye but...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 08-25-2014
Replies: 23
Views: 1,259
Posted By rugosa
Thumbs up Re: what might this be?

Wasn't looking to offend abrahamx - mold is just one of those things that creeps up on us with notice. BTW, boat does look great
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 08-25-2014
Replies: 23
Views: 1,259
Posted By rugosa
Re: what might this be?

comes with free mold :(
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 06-04-2014
Replies: 5
Views: 543
Posted By rugosa
Re: Slit at front edge of chart table?

Boat model and pics will help
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 05-21-2014
Replies: 8
Views: 432
Posted By rugosa
Re: 1989 CS 36 Merlin

Not sure where you are but West Marine in Canada are official retailers. For Canada any retailer that deals with Paynes Marine, 2260 Industrial Street, Burlington, ON 905 332 8291 Paynes Marine...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 05-20-2014
Replies: 8
Views: 432
Posted By rugosa
Re: 1989 CS 36 Merlin

CS used Hendersons on 27, 30, 33, 36T - if it is a black pump it is Henderson, Whales were white.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 05-20-2014
Replies: 32
Views: 1,874
Posted By rugosa
Re: Fuel tank sending units / gauges

We're in the same boat:laugher with '85 C&C 32, gauge always indicates just above half full. You're on the right track on troubleshooting - gauge, sender, wiring. Check wiring first - black wire is...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 05-20-2014
Replies: 9
Views: 360
Posted By rugosa
Re: Replacement stanchions?

Send you pic to Tim Doel at Klacko Spars Ltd., Oakville, ON. They were the spar builders for C&C, Hinterhoeller Yachts and others, 40 years in business with same owners and same location, custom...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 04-15-2014
Replies: 30
Views: 2,348
Posted By rugosa

Be vewy, vewy caful - the best kept military secret in from Canada struck again Geese from Newfoundland blamed for crash-landing in Hudson - The Globe and Mail...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 04-11-2014
Replies: 4
Views: 474
Posted By rugosa
Re: Fiberglass experts/engineers answer please

try this linkedin for Rob Mazza composite expert Robert Mazza | LinkedIn (
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 03-31-2014
Replies: 14
Views: 622
Posted By rugosa
Re: Help with Barient 10's?

I have full Barient maintenance and service information sheets for models built after 1983. PM me if you want scanned copies sent. Based on the service sheet for Barient 10 and 10P it is a...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 03-29-2014
Replies: 2
Views: 566
Posted By rugosa
Re: Fear no screw!

What happens at 3 am when you can't sleep and wander into SN?

Robertson Screws ( & List of screw drives - Wikipedia, the free...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 03-27-2014
Replies: 7
Views: 620
Posted By rugosa
Re: saw a lake freighter on Lake Ontario - a good sign?

The H2O Highway (Welland Canal between Lakes Erie & Ontario opens Monday, but there is still ice visible. The cube in my pool is at least 1' thick.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 03-17-2014
Replies: 12
Views: 608
Posted By rugosa
Re: Edson single lever experts?

Contact Edson. Everytime I have contacted them they have been the best for advise and parts.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 03-14-2014
Replies: 129
Views: 9,754
Posted By rugosa
Re: 2014 Catalina 445 vs 1998 Oyster 45

No matter which boat the OP's looking at his selection will definitely be outside the average Good Old Boat - :eek:
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 03-14-2014
Replies: 16
Views: 1,207
Posted By rugosa
Re: Need help identifying this boat

Ha, a transom man :laugher
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