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Search: Posts Made By: MC1
Forum: Pacific Seacraft 12-02-2012
Replies: 24
Views: 4,612
Posted By MC1
Re: Autopilots on PSCs

Did you mean 'DGriffith' instead of MC1? I didn't have to do any bulkhead modifications on my PSC '34.
Forum: Pacific Seacraft 09-24-2012
Replies: 12
Views: 2,015
Posted By MC1
Re: Running backstay on my PSC 34

A few of us noticed the last time Pacific Seacraft exhibited boats at the Annapolis show a couple years back that the new Charleston Spars being used after the plant was moved to the East coast were...
Forum: Pacific Seacraft 09-08-2012
Replies: 7
Views: 577
Posted By MC1
Re: need a new sink

Have you tried calling Pacific Seacraft?
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 04-25-2012
Replies: 50
Views: 13,166
Posted By MC1
Re: shoal draft keel vs regular keel

As you're deciding this, also keep in mind that there can be a difference between what the manufacture says the draft is and what it actually is when in use with stores, water, fuel, etc.. On my...
Forum: Pacific Seacraft 04-23-2012
Replies: 1
Views: 740
Posted By MC1
Testing Pacific Seacraft propane locker integrity

The discussion of PSC propane lockers in another thread prompts me to mention . . .

When I bought my PSC 34, the surveyor noticed that when the boat was brought up to hull speed under engine...
Forum: Pacific Seacraft 04-23-2012
Replies: 8
Views: 1,906
Posted By MC1
Re: Crealock 37

Brokesailor - I'm surprised to hear there may be some older Crealocks that do not have propane locker vent holes. If so, PLEASE remove any propane from the boat until you get this serious issue...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 04-17-2012
Replies: 2
Views: 465
Posted By MC1
Re: Fata Morgana (Mirage)

Interesting; I wasn't aware of this and I'm surprised I haven't seen any discussions of it on the various sailing forums. A couple years back on Lake Ontario the sun was setting and I looked back...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 04-15-2012
Replies: 2
Views: 465
Posted By MC1
Fata Morgana (Mirage)

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I noticed the attached "wall of water" mirage on NASA's pic of the day website today ( Astronomy Picture of the Day (http://apod.nasa.gov/apod/astropix.html) pic of 15-Apr-2012).

Seeing...
Forum: Pacific Seacraft 03-01-2012
Replies: 3
Views: 830
Posted By MC1
Factory air cooled AB install on a '97 PSC 34 as...

Factory air cooled AB install on a '97 PSC 34 as per the attached pic. Notice the cutout for venting to the cockpit; there are two of these cutouts (you can't see the lower one of the same...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 01-01-2012
Replies: 92
Views: 6,782
Posted By MC1
Prior to buying my sailboat, I had read many...

Prior to buying my sailboat, I had read many threads that discussed the importance of having a reliable autopilot for single handed sailing (and/or a wind-vane for long distance use). Once I bought...
Forum: Pacific Seacraft 11-17-2011
Replies: 5
Views: 1,755
Posted By MC1
Thanks for sharing the information John; I'm...

Thanks for sharing the information John; I'm keeping a watchful eye on my cutlass bearing and am always interested in hearing about replacement projects on PSC34's. The pic's are very helpful.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 09-16-2011
Replies: 12
Views: 2,046
Posted By MC1
I've seen several waterspouts over the years on...

I've seen several waterspouts over the years on Lake Ontario and there's a number of Youtube videos showing them here as well. While typically not as strong as a land tornado, they can ruin your day...
Forum: Pacific Seacraft 04-07-2011
Replies: 33
Views: 5,129
Posted By MC1
Well sure Bill, everybody knows all that! :) ...

Well sure Bill, everybody knows all that! :) (just kidding - appreciate the information.) As we're deciding where to purchase new chainplates from, what questions should we be asking concerning...
Forum: Pacific Seacraft 04-05-2011
Replies: 33
Views: 5,129
Posted By MC1
Thank you for the cautionary information Chuck,...

Thank you for the cautionary information Chuck, and I appreciate you are sharing to be helpful to the rest of us. So I can get the maximum information out of this though, I'm confused about what I...
Forum: Pacific Seacraft 04-05-2011
Replies: 33
Views: 5,129
Posted By MC1
Implied in your posts in this thread is that...

Implied in your posts in this thread is that there is something unique about the material or fabrication method Pacific Seacraft used for their chainplates.

According to a PSC 34 brochure (I...
Forum: Seamanship & Navigation 03-23-2011
Replies: 12
Views: 3,800
Posted By MC1
Glad to hear you liked the book Smack; . . . Will...

Glad to hear you liked the book Smack; . . . Will you be putting it on the agenda for your next on-the-water book review of the month (with all attendees expected to follow the proper dress code of...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 02-24-2011
Replies: 12
Views: 1,480
Posted By MC1
. . . That's kiddin' with a knife in it! :) Sad,...

. . . That's kiddin' with a knife in it! :) Sad, but almost true.

Mitigation? See threads on cabin heating and full enclosures.
Forum: Seamanship & Navigation 02-01-2011
Replies: 29
Views: 6,050
Posted By MC1
I've read Jordon's assertions that this doesn't...

I've read Jordon's assertions that this doesn't happen, but I've wondered if that only takes into account straight-forward scenarios where a single storm progresses through an area in a fairly...
Forum: Seamanship & Navigation 01-31-2011
Replies: 29
Views: 6,050
Posted By MC1
Yes, 2008 edition, (c) 2009. (I've started a...

Yes, 2008 edition, (c) 2009. (I've started a seperate thread in the Seamanship forum on this topic so as not to highjack this thread.)
Forum: Seamanship & Navigation 01-31-2011
Replies: 12
Views: 3,800
Posted By MC1
Storm tactics - "Handling Storms at Sea" - Hal Roth's book

(Re-posting from the "Forereaching" thread so as not to hijack that discussion . . . )

Has anyone read Hal's book on handling storms? Comments? . . .

By far the best analysis of storm tactics...
Forum: Seamanship & Navigation 01-31-2011
Replies: 29
Views: 6,050
Posted By MC1
By far the best analysis of storm tactics I've...

By far the best analysis of storm tactics I've seen thus far (and I've done extensive reading in this area, including all of the Pardey's books / videos) is Hal Roth's new(ish) book, Handling Storms...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 12-10-2010
Replies: 635
Views: 124,604
Posted By MC1
OK, I can definitely see one falling into this...

OK, I can definitely see one falling into this trap, so . . . other than heeding the "Lessons Learned" from this thread summarized below, what else should that voice inside a skipper's head be...
Forum: SailNet FAQ 12-07-2010
Replies: 31
Views: 5,767
Posted By MC1
Hey Mike, welcome! Glad you're here and we'd...

Hey Mike, welcome! Glad you're here and we'd like to see ya around a lot longer! I'm a little concerned about your predicament here. Reading between the lines, sounds like you'd like to avoid the...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 12-03-2010
Replies: 635
Views: 124,604
Posted By MC1
For those of you seasoned offshore sailors trying...

For those of you seasoned offshore sailors trying to make an impression on the less experienced sailors on the board, I want you to know there are some of us paying attention and the knowledge...
Forum: Pacific Seacraft 11-30-2010
Replies: 5
Views: 1,248
Posted By MC1
Welcome to the PSC forum on Sailnet Oceangirl. ...

Welcome to the PSC forum on Sailnet Oceangirl. I've noticed your postings on Cruisersforum - Congratulations on snagging a PSC owner - must be a great catch! ;)

Podjo - I'd be interested in...
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