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Search: Posts Made By: deltaten
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 2 Days Ago
Replies: 12
Views: 450
Posted By deltaten
Re: Danforth mount?

How cheap is a piece of PVC pipe, sized to the anchor shank? A pair of s.s.clamps to an aft stantion and yer set! Guide the rode down through and all's well. Need to anchor right smart? Simply lift...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 3 Days Ago
Replies: 17
Views: 817
Posted By deltaten
Re: Rigging knife

I also use the Victorinox (Equinox?) Mariner. I also. have . cheap knock-off Myerchin for the decent marlinspike within. The elongated, flat spike on the SAK is not good at shifting tight knots or...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 3 Days Ago
Replies: 3
Views: 403
Posted By deltaten
Re: The ULTIMATE Cooler...

Kewl and alla that; but I'd be more interested in it's capacity to remain cold with less "new" ice! ;)
Gimme a coolerthat works; not one with gadgets :D
Forum: Watkins 3 Days Ago
Replies: 36
Views: 5,312
Posted By deltaten
Re: Going to look at a Watkins 27.....

Spent the weekend of the Fourth aboard. Wind was dicey thrs an Fri; but we managed to get out later. Sunday was perfect, so we motored off t the other side of the estuary to scope out a place to...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 1 Week Ago
Replies: 13
Views: 477
Posted By deltaten
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 1 Week Ago
Replies: 9
Views: 378
Posted By deltaten
Re: Need a pendant made...

A spare pc.of old, 7/16 halyard and a few bowlines is all it takes. Once set, make the other, more permanent at your leisure.
Also, considering a small, 4 part block s. as a down haul, as...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 1 Week Ago
Replies: 11
Views: 607
Posted By deltaten
Re: What comes first?

Multi-task!? ;)

Start by figuring out wheryou want to have the boat.. Call marinas in that area to get costs and availability..all while perusing ads for boats.
Call the best three back and get...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 3
Views: 314
Posted By deltaten
Re: liveaboard friendly marina near North East, MD?

What size boat? draft?.. Just so happens. there's slip open at my little landing; but it's shortwater.
Forum: Watkins 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 2
Views: 261
Posted By deltaten
Re: Watkins Owners

I believe I'm the. only other active Watkins owner here. theWollard is selling his; or already has. Lots of queries in the folder in the past; but, alas,lately none.
Good old boat!

Best,
Paul
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 6
Views: 307
Posted By deltaten
solid glass deck?

I need. to re-do my deck/s and cabin top. Having looked into repairingfrom under, cut'n'refit upper lam and simply replacing upper lamcut-out with new glass. Seemssto be the easiest/simplest...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 31
Views: 1,176
Posted By deltaten
Re: Winching power for MOB

Estimate a 200# MOB and half again that in water weight; figger 300# total weight. a 4:1 block and perhaps a #6 or seven winch. That would make the load manageable.. Rig the blocks to the halyard,...
Forum: Seamanship & Navigation 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 31
Views: 1,444
Posted By deltaten
Re: How do you fold the headsail underway?

I pull the Lee jib sheet tight, lower and haul to deck, slip a couple bungees around it to the toe rail. call it good till yer still. Then I flake and fold it on itself till only the head and clew...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 7
Views: 368
Posted By deltaten
Re: Boom vang rigging??

school, jg;

that looks like a plan, if I can flip the cams and adjust to a certain angle
tx for the help guys
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 7
Views: 368
Posted By deltaten
Boom vang rigging??

Finally got a real replacement for my ratchet strap vang :D Typical Lewmar fiddle block unit with cam cleat..
Problem I'm having is how to rig to have the cam release work; from either cockpit or...
Forum: Watkins 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 36
Views: 5,312
Posted By deltaten
Re: Going to look at a Watkins 27.....

Been busy the past month. Mostly sailing :D
Picked up a like-new F (damm'd broken key) Echs mainand a buncha other mismatched jibs and mains. Had a board-buddy from another venue gift a pile of...
Forum: Chesapeake Bay 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 150
Views: 7,058
Posted By deltaten
Re: 2014 Sailnet Chesapeake Bay Rendezvous...

Amazing what drugs and twelve hrs sleep can do! Mate says she'fit and ready to travel. :) so barring major relapse; we'll be there.

***Man! I hate to post this; but it looks like me and the 1st...
Forum: Chesapeake Bay 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 150
Views: 7,058
Posted By deltaten
Re: 2014 Sailnet Chesapeake Bay Rendezvous...

Any cover at all 'round the facility? Umbrellas at the pool? Any place to set up a tarp?
Looks like 8-10 folkso far. Mebbe raft up/adjoining sslips and cover over? I keep a 20 X 14 gas grill on the...
Forum: Diesel 06-04-2014
Replies: 1
Views: 281
Posted By deltaten
Re: Rough running

sounds like my b20.been told its normal. I try not to run it at thosr certain revs. if all else is good, as you ssaid; like me ...learn to live with it. iirc, they arr all tractor motors .never. met...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 06-04-2014
Replies: 51
Views: 3,014
Posted By deltaten
Re: What do cruisers do?

work at bringing lollygagging to new, unheretofor heard of levels ;)
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 06-04-2014
Replies: 8
Views: 304
Posted By deltaten
Re: Centerboard line tube

PEX tubing for the long run aft?
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 06-03-2014
Replies: 6
Views: 351
Posted By deltaten
Re: Gonna splash!

great news. gudonya! ;)
Forum: Learning to Sail 06-03-2014
Replies: 9
Views: 525
Posted By deltaten
Re: Maiden Voyage

Having gone thru the same transformation, I know what you mean! Every time i break out the canvas, I get "that" smile.

:D
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 05-27-2014
Replies: 41
Views: 1,611
Posted By deltaten
Re: Stand-on? Give way?

eherlihy;

Sorry 'bout the typing. Seems the "smart" phone auto-correct can go back and change items already typed!
Thanks to you...and Donna..for the regs and clarification and all else for the...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 05-27-2014
Replies: 41
Views: 1,611
Posted By deltaten
Re: Stand-on? Give way?

jzk;'
27', 8klb 3.7'draft vs 42+/- @ perhpas 10-12 tons travelling. at 12+kt. and passing w/in 30 feet ....with his buddy in a 10000# speeder on the Bow end,. SWMBO says she saw the captain of the...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 05-27-2014
Replies: 41
Views: 1,611
Posted By deltaten
Re: Stand-on? Give way?

Ulladh:
Close enufffor jazz! Between Jackson's and Charlestown Point. Plenty of water tho. At 8'+ in thmain and 7' either side, so it's not like the channel down below Cara Cove where it's very...
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