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Search: Posts Made By: captflood
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 6 Days Ago
Replies: 19
Views: 771
Posted By captflood
Re: Interior upholstery - need inspiration

GREETINGS EARTHLINGS ; Click on boat interirors and have look and see what you like before you buy lots of ideas to see and choose from AS ALWAYS GO SAFE
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 6 Days Ago
Replies: 34
Views: 2,153
Posted By captflood
Re: So this happened here yesterday.

GREETINGS EARTHLINGS; On finding Fog or the warning of it slow down to a safe speed, place extra look-outs, turn on navigation lights, sound fog signal for the vessel, listen for other noises have...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 23
Views: 1,614
Posted By captflood
Re: mystery item from rigging

GREETINGS EARTHLINGS; have you looked on the boom Gooseneck as well and the cross-trees (jummper-stays) it could be out of the the tangs, I like what "Capta" says looks like your checking all...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 17
Views: 968
Posted By captflood
Re: Removing the plastic key

GREETINGS EARTHLINGS ; Normally there is a circlip on the top that is very tight and difficult to remove because you cannot get anything into the lip of it. Have you contacted Lewmar and asked for...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 17
Views: 968
Posted By captflood
Re: Removing the plastic key

GREETINGS EARTHLING: do you have cir-clip removers or a piece of flattened stainless-mig wire to go under it and pull, cover with a cloth so as you do not loose anything AS ALWAYS GO SAFE.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 01-09-2015
Replies: 20
Views: 1,201
Posted By captflood
Re: Jib Sheets yet again

GREETINGS EARTHLINGS If you wash them in a machine place them in a pillow case first it will save a age of un-knitting . AS ALWAYS GO SAFE
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 01-08-2015
Replies: 35
Views: 1,572
Posted By captflood
Re: New computer selection help??

GREETINGS EARTHLINGS; I asked my computer Guy what to buy and he says he does not advise what to buy so I asked what not to buy (good giude) then asked him what computer do you have and when he...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 01-08-2015
Replies: 908
Views: 65,355
Posted By captflood
Re: Is flying a pirate flag lame?

GREETINGS EARTHLINGS; Please check out on facebook "The New Brighton Black Pearl and the Hoylake Grace Darling" bringing lots of pleasure to young and old. This may change a few peoples views. AS...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 01-03-2015
Replies: 13
Views: 998
Posted By captflood
Re: Trailer Sailer centerboard !!&%$^$@%$^???

GREETINGS EARTHLINGS ; Happy new year Do you know anyone that has a car pit or can you take it to your local garage ramp, they can make life so simple at times. AS ALWAYS GO SAFE .
Forum: Seamanship & Navigation 12-14-2014
Replies: 61
Views: 3,171
Posted By captflood
Re: Help me teach my wife navigation

GREETINGS EARTHLINGS; Your good lady can navigate, She found you and shops car keys knows where all your do-not push buttons are and how not to use them. If you liken the navigation to going to the...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 12-07-2014
Replies: 20
Views: 1,780
Posted By captflood
Re: What would cause this?

GREETINGS EARTHLINGS ; check that the Engine has not moved or now missalined dew to one of the engine mounts may have collapsed or gone hard. Also check for forward and backward movement on the...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 11-26-2014
Replies: 21
Views: 1,352
Posted By captflood
Re: Caulk for toerail...

GREETINGS EARTHLINGS; DO NOT FORGET TO USE PRIMER before you use the caulk as it will soak into the wood . AS ALWAYS GO SAFE
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 11-26-2014
Replies: 21
Views: 1,401
Posted By captflood
Re: DIY composite boatbuilding ...

GREETINGS EARTHLINGS; It's not the outer hull that makes the boat but it's all the other fiddly bits, like the bulkheads and the water-tight compartments ,( that you pack with soda bottles cause they...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 11-26-2014
Replies: 193
Views: 11,093
Posted By captflood
Re: What's your favorite sailing term? One word only, no explanations.

GREETINGS EARTHLINGS; "Snaffle" AS ALWAYS GO SAFE
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 11-09-2014
Replies: 23
Views: 1,185
Posted By captflood
Re: Recommend a decent Hand Salve?

GREETINGS EARTHLINGS: I use a mixture on 50% Petroliom Jelly And 50% liquid parafine (from the drug Store) Mixed in a small pot till it tunrs white it is the main ingreegiants to E45 if you increace...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 11-02-2014
Replies: 193
Views: 11,093
Posted By captflood
Re: What's your favorite sailing term? One word only, no explanations.

GREETINGS EARTHLINGS; Afloat ? (as ALWAYS GO SAFE)
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 10-31-2014
Replies: 22
Views: 1,324
Posted By captflood
Re: Dropped my water fill cap.

GREETINGS EARTHLINGS; Do you have a net on board your boat like a shrimp net? That will keep you amused for a while and who knows you may find other bits off boats can try trawling for it AS ALWAYS...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 10-30-2014
Replies: 193
Views: 11,093
Posted By captflood
Re: What's your favorite sailing term? One word only, no explanations.

Greetings earthlings ; "bollocks" as always go safe
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 10-26-2014
Replies: 27
Views: 3,864
Posted By captflood
Re: Jouet 37 rudder modified

GREETINGS EARTHLINGS ; If you are going to replace the rudder bearings USE ONLY CAST NYLON other nylons will allow for water seapage. Drill the hole smaller than the shaft size and use a ajustable...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 10-16-2014
Replies: 6
Views: 405
Posted By captflood
Re: Mast Paint

GREETINGS EARTHLINGS ; Looks like you have a bit of electrolisis going on down there, is the mast sat on to metal shoe and is it wet bildge that would cause the dissimilar metal thing going on. Can...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 10-16-2014
Replies: 15
Views: 927
Posted By captflood
Re: Advice on changing a cutlass bearing

GREETINGS EARTHLINGS ; get some threaded bar and a socket of the diamiter of the bearing and make a puller or use a socket on an extention and a mallet to start the job or you can make a slide...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 10-14-2014
Replies: 11
Views: 712
Posted By captflood
Re: Centrifigal fuel water separator

GREETINGS EARTHLINGS I had something like this on my fuel system and as long as you payed attention to the seating of the seals it would not let me down hope this helps, Racor 230R30 30...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 10-10-2014
Replies: 26
Views: 1,678
Posted By captflood
Re: Collision course procedure?

GREETINGS EARTHLINGS : burst thier ear-dums with the air horn and let all the other boater's know the vessels name over the radio, Does the coast Guard know of his movments ? AS...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 09-28-2014
Replies: 20
Views: 1,439
Posted By captflood
Re: Bosun's chair and spinnaker sailing.

GREETINGS EARTHLINGS, That's how the hang glider was invented would not like to try it as I mainly single handed what happens when you get run over by the boat
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 09-28-2014
Replies: 4
Views: 602
Posted By captflood
Re: List of things to do and when

GREETINGS EARTHLINGS : I tend to keep the log-book and note down all the little things that you notice around the boat durring the sailing season. If all else fails then back to the 7P's Rule...
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