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Forum: Pacific Seacraft   03-15-2015
Replies: 24
Views: 2,455
Posted By wsmurdoch
Re: Riding Sail

Here is a photo.

The sail is tacked to the stern rail with two short pieces of 3/8" line; one to the top of...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   01-11-2015
Replies: 2
Views: 700
Posted By FarCry
Re: Anyone in Culebra ( Ensenada Honda)

Very good friends of mine are there. They are not members here. Feel free to PM me and I can pass on your request.

I was there the week of Christmas and had a blast!
Forum: Pacific Seacraft   01-09-2015
Replies: 32
Views: 3,720
Posted By Hush34
Re: PSC34 Rudder Post

Thanks for walking us through your dilemma. I too have a drip that eventually is going to have to have my undivided attention. I am also a pretty big fellow and the thoughts of climbing back there...
Forum: Pacific Seacraft   11-22-2014
Replies: 20
Views: 2,463
Posted By DaveMancini
Re: Anchor chain for PS 37

We have 200 feet of 3/8" high test (G4) on our 34. Lots of miles. No problem. We carried 240 feet for six years but found we never got into the last 40 feet, so we got rid of it.

Dave Mancini...
Forum: Electronics   05-15-2014
Replies: 16
Views: 1,684
Posted By SVAuspicious
Re: AIS / Marine Traffic

Very unlikely. If it was a software problem there would be more widespread reports of similar issues.

It shouldn't be hard to get VSWR well below 2:1. Any local ham (check for clubs in...
Forum: Electronics   05-12-2014
Replies: 3
Views: 574
Posted By Maine Sail
Re: Ethernet cable to Garmin radar yanked apart

Garmin sells a kit for new ends. You will want a RJ45 crimp tool and the terminals. The cables are also A/B.. A new cable is likely less expensive if you don't already have the means to make an RJ-45...
Forum: Electronics   05-12-2014
Replies: 3
Views: 574
Posted By chucklesR
Re: Ethernet cable to Garmin radar yanked apart

Better safe than sorry on day 2 of a foggy passage, yes- either new ends or since they are buying (or should be) a new cable.
Forum: Pacific Seacraft   03-26-2014
Replies: 17
Views: 1,800
Posted By svjobeth
Re: Mast Pulpit on a 34


There are two primary reasons why we're putting them on Jo Beth:

1. Safety. They give us a strong point to lean against when working at the mast. Our control lines aren't led aft, so...
Forum: Vessels Lost, Missing, or in Danger   02-06-2014
Replies: 956
Views: 73,963
Posted By JonEisberg
Re: Rallies Gone Wrong

Few things he's written in this thread demonstrate a greater lack of understanding about how these rallies operate, and the genesis of the SDR, than the following written a few dozen posts ago:

Forum: Pacific Seacraft   01-28-2014
Replies: 18
Views: 957
Posted By RainDog
Re: Rope Clutch With Lever Pointing Forward

I am hoping we can get away with just sanding and painting once more before we have to strip it. We did not get an estimate for the more complex bottom job.
Forum: Pacific Seacraft   01-20-2014
Replies: 6
Views: 1,245
Posted By RainDog
Re: PS37 Trash Can

Updating an old thread with another reference number in case anyone needs to order a can. On my 1989 34, the bin is a Continental 2818.
Forum: Electronics   01-14-2014
Replies: 3
Views: 442
Posted By sck5
Re: Is AIS redundancy bad?

The last boat I was on had a "buddy boat" function for the AIS so it wouldnt trip the alarm on a designated contact. Everything else on the boat was Raymarine so the AIS probably was too though I...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   01-13-2014
Replies: 57
Views: 2,484
Posted By krisscross
Re: Cold water survival

No kidding... When I was in the water initially, I was thinking "this is not too bad, at least I'm close to the shore". But after 10 minutes in the drink I started having pretty dark thoughts.
Forum: Sailing Music   12-31-2013
Replies: 64
Views: 17,902
Posted By UnionPacific
Re: To Start It Off

Awesome song, i played it at least a dozen times on our last off shore passage, including at sunrise.
Coldplay - Paradise - YouTube
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   12-25-2013
Replies: 6,762
Views: 2,082,043
Posted By PCP
Rescue of Samm and Damien

Well, consider this my Christmas gift to all:D

I read this fantastic story about the rescue told by Stamm himself and felt that it was really a pity to be only accessible to the ones that can...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   12-09-2013
Replies: 22
Views: 4,842
Posted By Jeff_H
Re: masthead versus fractional rig?

I apologize I wrote this for another purpose and is a bit long, but it discussed the pro's and cons of masthead vs fractionally rigged sloops, as well as the cutter rig.

Sloops and Cutters are...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   11-13-2013
Replies: 83
Views: 5,112
Posted By eherlihy
Re: Caternary & Chain...

I posted on what I use for ground tackle, including the rode, a while back. Some of you may have seen it, some may not care to, so here is a link instead of the whole post....
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   10-31-2013
Replies: 250
Views: 13,745
Posted By captain jack
Re: "Free boat" seaworthiness

cool. thanks. I will read your pm. I didn't think a yacht club would be cheaper. boy, this boat has started a learning process, whatever else happens with it.
Forum: Pacific Seacraft   10-01-2013
Replies: 11
Views: 1,763
Posted By norsearayder
Re: Propeller cage

1 way i avoid the traps when goin down east is to go over the 200 foot edge into deeper water and turn back to shore upon reaching destination,this is also much faster than coast hugging and i can...
Forum: Apps & Authors   09-28-2013
Replies: 25
Views: 2,816
Posted By Minnewaska
Re: Boat Monitor R (iPhone/iPad app)

I just decided to send them an email to find out. I will post, if I get a reply.
Forum: Electronics   09-19-2013
Replies: 5
Views: 1,057
Posted By El Rubio
Re: 2 year old Rogue wave wifi

I would check the connection to the antenna, especially if it isn't weather sealed. Also, the ethernet connections are very susceptible to moisture damage. If it uses a standard 8 pin RJ45 ethernet...
Forum: Pacific Seacraft   08-28-2013
Replies: 25
Views: 3,202
Posted By BMLipiec
Re: Replacing engine mounts

I found this on at ENGINE MOUNTS ( in regards to safety wiring the mounts for offshore use.
Forum: Announcements and Suggestions Box   08-13-2013
Replies: 7
Views: 1,015
Posted By templar
Re: St Marys Thanksgiving day celebration

34crealock ... yes it is St. Marys, GA ... boat start to arrive about a week before and some stay up to a week after ... there are also people to give rides uptown to help you provision out if...
Forum: Pacific Seacraft   07-27-2013
Replies: 1
Views: 769
Posted By BirdBrain333
Bahamas Anchorages in PSC 37 Kenlanu

I thought I had already posted it but don't see it now so here (?again?) are:
Fav Anchorages in Bahamas: A Highly Opinionated List

Manjack, get permission from owners to hike across to...
Forum: Pacific Seacraft   07-15-2013
Replies: 16
Views: 2,256
Posted By BirdBrain333
Year 2 Report, PSC 37 Kenlanu

What worked and what did not, Year 2

Dear folks,

We recently returned to our mooring in Maine after a 10 month trip from Maine to the Bahamas and back. It was a GREAT trip and below is our...
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