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Forum: Gear & Maintenance   06-07-2008
Replies: 13
Views: 1,404
Posted By claritycal36
I read the link and must comment that I have been...

I read the link and must comment that I have been reading this blog for about a year and find it such a wealth of information, I can't imagine it not being here. I may not post much because I prefer...
Forum: Sailboat Design and Construction   05-11-2008
Replies: 102
Views: 21,154
Posted By claritycal36
Excellant idea. Thanks

Excellant idea. Thanks
Forum: Sailboat Design and Construction   05-11-2008
Replies: 102
Views: 21,154
Posted By claritycal36
Any Ideas about how to make this table into a berth?

This table is bolted to the deck and the stancion and I wanted to think about removing it and placing in one that folds up on the bulkhead. Then when a temporary berth is used, it can be kept out of...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   03-27-2008
Replies: 24
Views: 6,848
Posted By claritycal36
Outfitting for the Gulf in a Mac, I suggest a...

Outfitting for the Gulf in a Mac, I suggest a Last Will & Testament.
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   03-16-2008
Replies: 4
Views: 1,882
Posted By claritycal36
Many thanks for the info. Next Year, off I go!!!

Many thanks for the info. Next Year, off I go!!!
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   03-15-2008
Replies: 4
Views: 1,882
Posted By claritycal36
Cruising Guides to the South Pacific

Hello folks, can I pick your brains as to what guides folks have used for cruising the South Pacific?
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   03-10-2008
Replies: 11
Views: 2,651
Posted By claritycal36
The windless on my boat is ME!! I start the...

The windless on my boat is ME!! I start the engine and motor up a bit. Then I scurry up to the bow and haul in chain like mad. When I am up & down, I get back to the cockpit and motor off. Once I...
Forum: Crew Wanted/Available   02-25-2008
Replies: 10
Views: 1,660
Posted By claritycal36
"When your plans are firmer, post again with an...

"When your plans are firmer, post again with an update. There's quite a few people on Sailnet itself that have crewed with or for other Sailnetters, with generally good outcomes."

Thanks, I will...
Forum: Crew Wanted/Available   02-24-2008
Replies: 10
Views: 1,660
Posted By claritycal36
Great Input

Thanks all for the great input, it is appreciated. When I get back to the states, I will start looking for someone or maybe a husband & wife team. The Clarity is on the hard south of Annapolis...
Forum: Crew Wanted/Available   02-24-2008
Replies: 10
Views: 1,660
Posted By claritycal36
How much should I pay for a crew watchstander?

I am planning on leaving the Chesapeake for Bermuda then straight down to the BVI, late this fall. And I wanted to get a seasoned crew member to help me sail a 36' Cal down south. I was looking at...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   02-24-2008
Replies: 359
Views: 43,148
Posted By claritycal36
The previous owner got into a bottle of gin one...

The previous owner got into a bottle of gin one night, where she had a moment of awakening for the boat name. CLARITY. The name remains to this day.
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   12-09-2007
Replies: 205
Views: 38,450
Posted By claritycal36
I've been lucky

After spending two years in the Middle East, I went and bought a 1968 Cal 36and sailed her from FL to Annapolis. She is a great boat and the survey came out as Excellent just below Superior. I...
Forum: Sailboat Design and Construction   11-15-2007
Replies: 102
Views: 21,154
Posted By claritycal36
Great Ideas!!!

Some great ideas to think about. Wish I knew a real good carpenter in the Annapolis area, anyone come to mind? I would do this myself, but realling am bad at carpentry, real good at electronics and...
Forum: Sailboat Design and Construction   11-15-2007
Replies: 102
Views: 21,154
Posted By claritycal36
Any Ideas on how to turn this table into a berth??

This table is bolted to the support pole and also has one leg bolted to the deck. I want to be able to turn this into a berth while in port. What do you folks suggest?
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   11-11-2007
Replies: 7
Views: 1,929
Posted By claritycal36
ReganJames, When its all said and done, I will...

ReganJames,
When its all said and done, I will have more money into it than what I paid for it, but it is worth it. She sails like a dream and I really like how solid she is in heavy seas. With a...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   11-11-2007
Replies: 117
Views: 36,412
Posted By claritycal36
Try an old Cal. Touch old boats that are also...

Try an old Cal. Touch old boats that are also fast.
Forum: Seamanship & Navigation   11-04-2007
Replies: 572
Views: 152,073
Posted By claritycal36
Thinking I can go 10 nm before the storm hit and...

Thinking I can go 10 nm before the storm hit and dealing with 16ft rollers trying to get into the channel. Never again will I try to beat a strom.
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   10-31-2007
Replies: 7
Views: 1,929
Posted By claritycal36
The engine was fine, but old and I want an engine...

The engine was fine, but old and I want an engine that is not only new, but can be serviced around the world. It was a Pathfinder (VW) and not many mechanics would work on it. The rigging was...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   10-30-2007
Replies: 7
Views: 1,929
Posted By claritycal36
Expert opinion on a 1968 Cal 36 please

Good day sailors,
If I may be so bold as to ask your opinion on this boat? I have bought her and she is on the hard getting a new engine and a few other small things done to her while I am...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   10-29-2007
Replies: 26
Views: 2,878
Posted By claritycal36
I would love to pull the old beast out of her,...

I would love to pull the old beast out of her, but I am in Iraq and Clarity is on the hard back in the US. You can bet I am anticipating turning the key next year and hear a Yanmar purr. Fair Winds...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   10-26-2007
Replies: 26
Views: 2,878
Posted By claritycal36
Your information is great. My quote is within...

Your information is great. My quote is within what you have advised. It will be great to have a reliable engine instead of worrying if it will start as you hit the first channel bouy. Even though...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   10-26-2007
Replies: 26
Views: 2,878
Posted By claritycal36
How much should a re-engine cost??

Folks,
I have a quote from a boat yard on a new Yanmar 3JH4 with V-Drive and was wondering if anyone has had a boat yard pull your old engine and install a new one. Round about figures would be...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   10-25-2007
Replies: 5
Views: 796
Posted By claritycal36
Thanks guys. I do appreciate it.

Thanks guys. I do appreciate it.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   10-23-2007
Replies: 5
Views: 796
Posted By claritycal36
Best place to Re-Engine in the Caribbean???

Does anyone know where I can get a good deal on pulling my old iron genny and slapping in a new Yanmar? I am looking for a yard that is reasonable, yet still does good work.
Forum: Cal   10-22-2007
Replies: 0
Views: 2,051
Posted By claritycal36
Cabin table to double berth

Hello all, I have a 1968 Cal 36 and want to take the original cabin table into a double berth. Has anyone ever moved that stainless steel support pole just aft of the table?
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