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Search: Posts Made By: bkafer
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 08-08-2012
Replies: 29
Views: 4,987
Posted By bkafer
Re: L&A Has Been Sold

as I understand it, that mag was sold. The new people put out one or 2 issues and then closed the doors. some of the original owners were not paid , employees were not paid, advertisers got nothing...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 08-08-2012
Replies: 29
Views: 4,987
Posted By bkafer
Re: L&A Has Been Sold

L&A is gone along with the sub money I paid along with the advertising money others had paid, nice bunch of guys huh?
Forum: Chesapeake Bay 06-14-2012
Replies: 16
Views: 2,906
Posted By bkafer
Re: Places to drop a hook or overnight

Further North, my wife LOVES turners Creek, there is a park there and you can tie up and stay at the park overnight . she would go there every trip .
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 06-07-2011
Replies: 66
Views: 10,827
Posted By bkafer
Get the boat moving in reverse, then take it out...

Get the boat moving in reverse, then take it out of gear and drive it right in
prop walk moves your boat sideways and takes a LOT of getting used to.
so just get her moving and then let your...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 12-31-2010
Replies: 24
Views: 7,201
Posted By bkafer
Though this is an old thread heres some info for...

Though this is an old thread heres some info for NJ. If your on the coast, barnaget bay to great bay to the canal into Delaware bay. Up delaware bay, thru the canal and into the chesapeake. Down the...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 07-01-2010
Replies: 14
Views: 9,714
Posted By bkafer
The newer seawards seem to be a much better...

The newer seawards seem to be a much better quality than the older models.
This is one boat that really holds it value. what i'm not liking is the retractable keel. The keel AND the rudder come...
Forum: Introduce Yourself 01-31-2010
Replies: 5
Views: 1,717
Posted By bkafer
Thanks for the info

yes under the steps is a small access plate.
Its VERY small under there I have a few pumps sitting around the house , I don't think any of them will fit that area. I'll try on my next visit to the...
Forum: Introduce Yourself 01-30-2010
Replies: 5
Views: 1,717
Posted By bkafer
Bilge pump

We sailed the chesapeake all summer. Had a great time on the 223.
I replaced the fuse panel, added an extra battery
put in an inverter, made screens for the hatch and door

we bought a bunch of...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 02-22-2009
Replies: 8
Views: 1,158
Posted By bkafer
I know MAS epoxy from watching Latitude &...

I know MAS epoxy from watching Latitude & attitudes TV never saw it in a store though. ( never really looked) and being in NJ all t he time you would have thought I would have seen it.
They say its...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 02-22-2009
Replies: 8
Views: 1,158
Posted By bkafer
The only thing I can help you with is to tell you...

The only thing I can help you with is to tell you to be sure you have epoxy and NOT polyester Resin. Polyester will eat thru just about all foams.
A quick story. I saw a boat that had been...
Forum: Introduce Yourself 02-22-2009
Replies: 5
Views: 1,717
Posted By bkafer
I bought a starwind 223 about 3 weeks ago I...

I bought a starwind 223 about 3 weeks ago
I still haven't gotten it home yet
The boat is in almost perfect shape
though it does need some work to bring it back to PERFECT
Some of the things I...
Forum: Learning to Sail 02-21-2009
Replies: 45
Views: 34,426
Posted By bkafer
try this

All though this thread is 4 years old, I'm sure others will be reading this.

When I TIE my reef points to the boom, I actually use a velcro 2 sided strip.

It holds the sail in position but if a...
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