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Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   08-21-2011
Replies: 14
Views: 7,023
Posted By captxtina
thanks for posting. I am considering a small...

thanks for posting. I am considering a small (18-26') sloop and this Seasprite looks perfect. As I'm looking for a Seasprite do you have a recommendations of things I should look for when touring one...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   08-29-2009
Replies: 0
Views: 407
Posted By captxtina
Recommend a Portable AM/FM/etc Radio . . . that's Solid?

Hi,
I am looking for a -solid- AM/FM radio for the boat (and one we could grab on our way to the dinghy if we needed to abandon ship).

We purchased an Eton Solarlink radio (Product Card...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   07-21-2009
Replies: 61
Views: 10,740
Posted By captxtina
Hi. I plan on installing a Davis radar reflector...

Hi. I plan on installing a Davis radar reflector on my Pearson 28 this week. I noticed the above comment indicating that there are better and worse ways to mount these. Do Tell! I've never done this...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   06-24-2009
Replies: 47
Views: 5,650
Posted By captxtina
This is a great Dog Ladder: The Doggy Boat Ladder...

This is a great Dog Ladder: The Doggy Boat Ladder by Paws Aboard: The Best Dog Boat Ramp / Ladder for Pet Safety Available (http://www.pawsaboard.com/ladder.asp).
They didn't put on enough grippy...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   06-22-2009
Replies: 47
Views: 5,650
Posted By captxtina
No way! Wow.

No way! Wow.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   06-15-2009
Replies: 26
Views: 12,406
Posted By captxtina
No way! That is great, thanks for explaining. I'm...

No way! That is great, thanks for explaining. I'm in the process of rebedding all of my cleats so this is great to know.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   06-14-2009
Replies: 47
Views: 5,650
Posted By captxtina
We have two mutts: a boxer-mix (50lbs) who...

We have two mutts: a boxer-mix (50lbs) who doesn't like it when it gets too tilty. On the other hand, our hound-mix (65lbs) loves to stand at the bow when motorsailing into harbor and let his big...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   06-14-2009
Replies: 26
Views: 12,406
Posted By captxtina
Okay, so do you do this on all cleat / hardware...

Okay, so do you do this on all cleat / hardware rebeddings, or only if (1) you're moving the hole, or (2) if you already have moisture issues?

We're upgrading to aluminum backing plates, and...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   06-13-2009
Replies: 26
Views: 12,406
Posted By captxtina
A few people mentioned sealing the core with...

A few people mentioned sealing the core with epoxy before re-bedding. I don't understand this. Do I just apply a thin layer of epoxy on the inside of the hole? Can someone enlighten me?
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   06-13-2009
Replies: 26
Views: 12,406
Posted By captxtina
SailingDog, as usual, you're expertise is...

SailingDog, as usual, you're expertise is welcome. Your suggestions, along with others here, have been great. I'm in the process of re-bedding cleats on my boat. It'll either be LifeCaulk, or this...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   06-13-2009
Replies: 47
Views: 24,579
Posted By captxtina
some day, but not today. :)

some day, but not today. :)
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   06-12-2009
Replies: 47
Views: 24,579
Posted By captxtina
I think you're spot on! hm, wonder what these...

I think you're spot on!
hm, wonder what these go for?
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   06-12-2009
Replies: 47
Views: 24,579
Posted By captxtina
thanks!

thanks!
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   06-11-2009
Replies: 47
Views: 24,579
Posted By captxtina
To JeffH: Thanks! It's a beautiful boat!! One...

To JeffH: Thanks!
It's a beautiful boat!! One day I'd like to captain a boat like this, take her under my wing (and have her take me under her wing).
One day. ..dreaming
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   06-11-2009
Replies: 47
Views: 24,579
Posted By captxtina
well, I've posted to Yahoo Answers per...

well, I've posted to Yahoo Answers per CompleteSailor's suggestion. If I get an answer, I'll post it here.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   06-11-2009
Replies: 47
Views: 24,579
Posted By captxtina
To Saltydog: smile! To NK235: Were you just...

To Saltydog: smile!

To NK235: Were you just as enamored with that boat as I was while watching it? It's funny, I actually stopped listening to the film, and was just thinking, "...now what kind of...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   06-10-2009
Replies: 47
Views: 24,579
Posted By captxtina
I looked up R-class sloops, and that is certainly...

I looked up R-class sloops, and that is certainly a nice vessel. The sloop they highlighted in a few scenes were similar to style to the R-class, but not an R-class. ....I'm still wondering if anyone...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   06-09-2009
Replies: 47
Views: 24,579
Posted By captxtina
:-)

:-)
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   06-09-2009
Replies: 47
Views: 24,579
Posted By captxtina
What's the Sailboat in "Curious Case of Benjamin Button"?

Hi, does anyone know what kind of sailboat was used in the film "The Curious Case of Benjamin Button"? It's beautiful.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   05-05-2009
Replies: 10
Views: 2,428
Posted By captxtina
This is very interesting!! We have a Pearson 28,...

This is very interesting!! We have a Pearson 28, and the bladder used for our holding tank has been relieved of duty. We are now looking for different solution. The space that the bladder was in was...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   02-17-2009
Replies: 2
Views: 525
Posted By captxtina
Just found TripSailor.com, looks like a good...

Just found TripSailor.com, looks like a good resource:
Marinas Massachusetts (http://www.tripsailor.com/pois/6337970-massachusetts/marinas)
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   02-17-2009
Replies: 2
Views: 525
Posted By captxtina
Massachusetts Seasonal Ports: Looking for....

Hi.

I am looking for a port to call home for the upcoming 2009 summer season, specifically just north of or in, Boston, Massachusetts coastline. (I searched here for prior postings but didn't see...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   02-06-2009
Replies: 20
Views: 4,022
Posted By captxtina
Whew! wow, okay. thank you so much for the...

Whew! wow, okay.
thank you so much for the overview. based on your description, i'm reviewing my copies of calder's "mechanical manual" and casey's "hull and deck repair". cheers.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   02-06-2009
Replies: 20
Views: 4,022
Posted By captxtina
I'm not sure I understand what you mean by "make...

I'm not sure I understand what you mean by "make a complete repair". That is my intent. I am not planning on just putting in a removeable plug as is mentioned earlier in this thread, but put in some...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   02-06-2009
Replies: 20
Views: 4,022
Posted By captxtina
I'm the new owner (as of last June) of a 28'...

I'm the new owner (as of last June) of a 28' sloop. The moisture reader that the surveyor used read "184" over the starboard middle section of the rudder. He said that over the winter (now) I should...
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