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Search: Posts Made By: harvh
Forum: herSailNet 04-16-2003
Replies: 8
Views: 2,448
Posted By harvh
Getting children involved

In the Northwest, Marinas come alive at night with children of similar ages to your. They carry plastic buckets with shrip nets, roving the docks under the lights looking for shrimp. This becomes a...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 04-15-2003
Replies: 6
Views: 1,904
Posted By harvh
Catalina 30 Steering

I would start with your cable system before looking at the rudder. If your cables are worn or have jumped their pully system, that could account for the tight feeling your getting.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 04-15-2003
Replies: 2
Views: 1,074
Posted By harvh
Chainplate - inside or outside?

Chain Plates on modern designs are often bonded right into inside of the hull. It would be hard to duplicate the strength by simply moving them outside. Don''t get hung up on this item. Just make...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 04-15-2003
Replies: 5
Views: 2,493
Posted By harvh
Bottom Paint

If your paint is peeling off in some areas, chances are that it was not sanded properly the last time it was painted. Ruff up the paint job with an orbital sander and re-paint the hull. Petit...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 01-17-2003
Replies: 9
Views: 1,505
Posted By harvh
Is fast worth it?

C&C has an enormous following of people just like you. The C&C 30 will give most boats a run for their money yet provide you with some very nice creature comforts. C&C''s also maintain a very...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 01-17-2003
Replies: 14
Views: 8,625
Posted By harvh
MacGregor 26x - info needed plz

The Mac us niether fish nor fowl. Some Mac owners really like them, others that are into sailing sell them fast and cheap. You need to go sail a few othe boats and then compare what you like and what...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 12-15-2002
Replies: 7
Views: 15,060
Posted By harvh
The cost of moving a boat

I moved a 36'' from Floriday to Seattle for a cost of about $6,300. Figure another $1,500 for decommisioning and recommisioning. I did save allot of money on the purchase price, but I have also had...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 11-07-2002
Replies: 2
Views: 2,123
Posted By harvh
San Juan 28

The San Juan was made out here in the Seattle area by the Clark Boat Company. It enjoyed a very big following on the west coast for many years.
Like so many of the sailboat companies, it fell on...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 11-07-2002
Replies: 11
Views: 26,231
Posted By harvh
Fin Keel or Shoal Keel

My C&C 34+ is listed as a shoal keel. It is however a wing keel that has a shoal draft of approx 5''6". What you may be seeing is more a referrance to draft than keel desing. Look the boats up on...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 11-07-2002
Replies: 17
Views: 1,817
Posted By harvh
Need Opion about boats...

Most that could be said about the boats you named have been said. There is something to be said about Bene. tying up the charter market. If they were really bad, that would not happen, marketing...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 10-31-2002
Replies: 11
Views: 5,916
Posted By harvh
C&C 110

It is an excellent boat. You will find yourself a member of a large family of C&C owners that are a bit rabid in their enthusiasum. Tarten has done a fine job of maintaining the quality and looks...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 10-31-2002
Replies: 8
Views: 1,553
Posted By harvh
Geraldo''''s Cruise

I liked Geraldo in his early days of TV, but like many began thinking of his style as exploitive. Once I found out he was a sailor and saw a couple of his trip, I started liking the guy for his...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 10-31-2002
Replies: 8
Views: 1,507
Posted By harvh
Is gay OK?

My first response is who cares? But it probably reflects my own attitudes. The world being such as it is, your concern is probably valid.

I have met a number of gay boating couples. I each...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 10-23-2002
Replies: 8
Views: 1,121
Posted By harvh
Fortress anchors

I purchased a slightly oversized fortress as a second anchor. My primary is a Bruce which is very popular in the Northwest. When setting the fortress, use lots of scope and it will hold just fine. ...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 10-23-2002
Replies: 14
Views: 1,566
Posted By harvh
DVD or video

Like many households, we have both, but on my boat I would used the DVD on my lap top. I think I would offer it in both formats. If it contains information that I could use while boating, I would...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 09-26-2002
Replies: 1
Views: 638
Posted By harvh
Surveyor needed: Seattle/Vancouver

I suggest you call John Dunato at Dunato''s Boat Yard, 206-547-7852. Its a small family owned yard that goes back two generations. The yard is located on the North shore of Lake Union. John knows...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 09-26-2002
Replies: 2
Views: 1,157
Posted By harvh
gonna get screwed i bet

The boat is probably big enought that it was documented at one time or another. Try the US Coast Gaurd. You can do alot on line now days.
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 09-26-2002
Replies: 2
Views: 1,351
Posted By harvh
C&C 34+???

I own a C&C 34 +. I chased the boat all the way from Seattle to Floriday to buy it. Clearly I had made up my mind about it. My reasoning was as follows. Very fast boat with a excellent reputation...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 09-19-2002
Replies: 2
Views: 703
Posted By harvh
Beginner to Capt?

Sailing a 40 footer is about the same as a 20 footer. Docking it is something else. As for crossing the Atlantic, if you did everything you could to learn seamanship and navigation and onboard...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 09-12-2002
Replies: 4
Views: 1,319
Posted By harvh
SHALLOW DRAFT PROBLEMS

I have grounded, (red face) several times. Once with a fin keel and once with a wing. A wing keel stnds you up like a wine glass when you go agound. You can do nothing accept waite for the tide to...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 09-12-2002
Replies: 2
Views: 833
Posted By harvh
Help with my list

I think Whoosh is right...they all due.
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 09-12-2002
Replies: 2
Views: 997
Posted By harvh
Boat Partnership in Anacortes/Bellingham, WA

Place an ad in 48 degees west, its our local sailing rag. Good luck, I hope you find a good shipmate.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 09-12-2002
Replies: 4
Views: 1,427
Posted By harvh
Folding Propeller

Been there done that. After some frustrating and really scarey situations in Marinas, I finally sent the damn thing to Davie Jones locker and went to a feathering prop.

Two things I experienced. ...
Forum: herSailNet 09-12-2002
Replies: 2
Views: 1,829
Posted By harvh
I need advice...

Take two courses. Go learn how to sail a dinghie. Then go take a blue water course. The dinghie will teach you real seat of the pants sailing. The blue water course will teach you safety and tell...
Forum: herSailNet 09-12-2002
Replies: 22
Views: 10,333
Posted By harvh
Fear of Heeling

Carol, heeling also freaks guys out at first. The way I overcame that out of control sensation you get when the rail starts to bite down was to sail dinghies.

Go find a good 10 foot sail boat. If...
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