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Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 8
Views: 556
Posted By rugosa
Re: Sealant, sealant, sealant

Don't confuse tightening screws and bolts with preventing leaks. Tightening without properly sealing them may lead to more leak problems. Adding sealant at the base of the handrails in your pic...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   04-24-2015
Replies: 13
Views: 1,122
Posted By rugosa
Re: Ainia update

Just like Tim Horton's - except it's millions of dollars made 2 cups at a time ;)
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   04-23-2015
Replies: 14
Views: 921
Posted By rugosa
Re: C&C 35 with Mod Bulb Keel, Effect?

How does this modification affect buyer perception of market value? Improve, deter, no difference?
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   04-22-2015
Replies: 40
Views: 1,476
Posted By rugosa
Re: jib track bolts, big phillips?

If you aren't sure of size take a wax mold of the head to Fastenal/HD/industrial jobber. Maybe you can get one out as a sample. Those guys are usually all techie and will likely do the "this is...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   04-21-2015
Replies: 20
Views: 1,204
Posted By rugosa
Re: Marina personnel attached battery wrong

Including a stand-up, responsible acting service manager and staff.
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   04-19-2015
Replies: 53
Views: 3,623
Posted By rugosa
Re: How to get back in after falling overboard solo...

No matter how easy the product claims for reboarding are - it is never EASY to get back on the boat - you're wet, heavier, cold, injured, in shock, disoriented, drunk, crew unprepared - take your...
Forum: Chartering   04-15-2015
Replies: 54
Views: 3,625
Posted By rugosa
Re: SOBER SAILING *help*

This is a great thread. We are faced with the same situation with one crew member on race nights. 1 or 2 tallboys when boarding, cracks another by 3rd leg, rushes to icebox by finish, then I'll see...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   04-15-2015
Replies: 20
Views: 1,335
Posted By rugosa
Re: Painting Deck & Topside using Spray Machine

You're going to get LOTS of recommendations about preparation, preparation, preparation. They will all be right. Best choice is a controlled atmosphere spray booth, but price goes up for quality. ...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   04-07-2015
Replies: 8
Views: 616
Posted By rugosa
Re: CS30 Mystery Screw

Was thinking that when I wrote. C&C used a rod in that area as a weed/line deflector, maybe PO added screw for same purpose. But it is not a factor install. OP might get a straight answer from PO.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   04-07-2015
Replies: 8
Views: 616
Posted By rugosa
Re: CS30 Mystery Screw

CS would have definitely faired it at the factory, 30+ years later it would still be a fairing job. That material will delaminate from the casting when water gets behind it. That area of the skeg...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   04-07-2015
Replies: 22
Views: 1,146
Posted By rugosa
Re: Top of compression post is rotten

Not too clear in the pictures but it looks like pine, definitely not like teak. With the visible rot there could be invisible also. Replace it, small price for structural integrity and peace of mind.
Forum: Vessels Lost, Missing, or in Danger   04-05-2015
Replies: 3
Views: 1,002
Posted By rugosa
Re: Australian Yacht found by Air Canada

:cool::cool::cool: https://encrypted-tbn2.gstatic.com/images?q=tbn:ANd9GcRiUeMLlUng0XUegkBrkBuAOV6aMkYX6EZpCZZTrekHCh9_NLpx
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   04-04-2015
Replies: 25
Views: 1,684
Posted By rugosa
Re: Questions about borrowing a friend's boat

We do have a friend like this. He is 80, passionate about sailing all his life, far beyond doing any maintenance, a bit challenged approaching his dock. So, we take care of the cleaning and...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   03-23-2015
Replies: 4
Views: 399
Posted By rugosa
Re: spade rudder and prop protection

C&C used to insert a short stainless steel rod into the hull forward of the rudder swing radius, extending 2" down, 1/4 or 5/16 SS rod should do, drill & tap or epoxy in place, should be plenty of...
Forum: Crew Wanted/Available   03-23-2015
Replies: 13
Views: 1,933
Posted By rugosa
Re: Delivery

:eek::eek::eek:
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   03-23-2015
Replies: 43
Views: 2,433
Posted By rugosa
Re: Yanmar 3GM 30 Cooling Water Mystery

There's an article in March/April Good Old Boat by Ed Zacko with similar problem, his boiled down to sheared impeller retaining screw in water pump. As RPM increased impeller would freewheel in the...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   03-22-2015
Replies: 12
Views: 1,025
Posted By rugosa
Re: Mast Shipping fall 2015-South from Oswego or Chicago

Try Andrews Trucking Ltd. (http://www.andrewstrucking.com/) out of Niagara-on-the-Lake, ON. Yacht transport is their specialty for over 40 years. Their website is dated as there are some now...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   03-19-2015
Replies: 99
Views: 5,372
Posted By rugosa
Re: Take Your Shoes Off in the Cabin

Thought this thread was done:mad:
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   03-16-2015
Replies: 99
Views: 5,372
Posted By rugosa
Re: Take Your Shoes Off in the Cabin

Yeah, you got it, THEY have no respect for you.:laugher:laugher:laugher
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   03-07-2015
Replies: 8
Views: 518
Posted By rugosa
Re: Cost of a pushpit?

One of these was OEM supplier and should have specs/patterns (businesses are not related) both do excellent work, Canadian companies so exchange rate will be in your favor. Then there is shipping :(...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   03-07-2015
Replies: 8
Views: 518
Posted By rugosa
Re: Cost of a pushpit?

No problem there, it's a stayless rig
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   03-06-2015
Replies: 11
Views: 873
Posted By rugosa
Re: Barient/Barlow winches

Another option, they are in England - WinchSpares.com (http://www.winchspares.com/)
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   03-02-2015
Replies: 12
Views: 989
Posted By rugosa
Re: Westerbeke whine

WB should be watching SN
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   02-23-2015
Replies: 48
Views: 2,434
Posted By rugosa
Re: Do you have to be wealthy to own a sailing yacht?

Why get caught up in that? OP has a boat to be proud of. Was the Skipper a sailor and Thurston Howell III a yachtsman?
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   02-23-2015
Replies: 14
Views: 719
Posted By rugosa
Re: Hand rail help

On '85 C & C 32 loop diameter is asymetrical - 7/8 wide x 3/4" high (yeah, C & C esthetic design always at play), only replacing both because one loop was cracked and epoxied by PO, that work has let...
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