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Forum: Gear & Maintenance   09-07-2011
Replies: 10
Views: 1,165
Posted By BreakingWind2
You usually see them on the lifelines up forward...

You usually see them on the lifelines up forward to assist where the genoa passes over the lifelines, not on the shrouds.
Cant personally attest to whether they work or not but I see them all lot...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   09-07-2011
Replies: 10
Views: 1,165
Posted By BreakingWind2
They are rollers to assist with the sail...

They are rollers to assist with the sail travelling over the shrouds when tacking.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   01-03-2011
Replies: 5
Views: 1,834
Posted By BreakingWind2
Shouldn't be a problem, I have stored mine that...

Shouldn't be a problem, I have stored mine that way for years. I like to put a third sawhorse under the middle to keep the mast from bowing.
Forum: Seamanship & Navigation   08-15-2010
Replies: 13
Views: 3,372
Posted By BreakingWind2
My genoa blocks are attached to the toe rail so I...

My genoa blocks are attached to the toe rail so I agree that the rail can take considerable lateral and horizontal forces.

For mooring, I bought stainless steel caribiners to attach the spring...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   08-15-2010
Replies: 1
Views: 675
Posted By BreakingWind2
How about the Rigging Shoppe? ...

How about the Rigging Shoppe?

-http://www.riggingshoppe.com/-

Dave
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   05-27-2010
Replies: 6
Views: 777
Posted By BreakingWind2
Means that if you are 180 and he is 245, you have...

Means that if you are 180 and he is 245, you have to give him 65 seconds handicap for each nautical mile.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   04-05-2010
Replies: 5
Views: 617
Posted By BreakingWind2
This is mine!

This is the graphic on my transom
Forum: Chartering   01-24-2010
Replies: 7
Views: 1,410
Posted By BreakingWind2
Don't miss Baker's Beach

Don't miss Baker's Beach on Great Guana. Home of the now defunct Disney Cruise Lines "Treasure Island"
We anchored off there for two days, could have spent two weeks.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   12-15-2009
Replies: 8
Views: 844
Posted By BreakingWind2
Arrgggh! Lets try the pics again

Sorry, forgot to attach the photos.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   12-15-2009
Replies: 8
Views: 844
Posted By BreakingWind2
This is what can happen!

Last week in the high winds, north shore of Lake Ontario. Winds over 60 knots.
One reason I take the mast down.

Dave
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   10-12-2009
Replies: 22
Views: 4,345
Posted By BreakingWind2
I go to the in-house expert

Replacing A Cutlass Bearing Photo Gallery by Compass Marine at pbase.com (http://www.pbase.com/mainecruising/replacing_a_cutlass)

Dave
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   10-12-2009
Replies: 7
Views: 1,321
Posted By BreakingWind2
Good reference materials

These might come in handy for you in the future.

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Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   09-12-2009
Replies: 56
Views: 11,764
Posted By BreakingWind2
Robert, Funny that this should come up. I was...

Robert,
Funny that this should come up. I was just admiring the boat across the marina from me and when I asked him what kind of boat it was...a Contest 33. Looks like a good sturdy boat, lots of...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   09-11-2009
Replies: 56
Views: 11,764
Posted By BreakingWind2
Here is where I am getting iffy, I know the value...

Here is where I am getting iffy, I know the value of a survey when looking for potential problems. My issue is that I am looking at paying $1,000 for a survey on a $5,600 boat. If I was buying a...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   08-24-2009
Replies: 20
Views: 14,922
Posted By BreakingWind2
Noreaster, Thanks for the links. I think it is...

Noreaster,
Thanks for the links. I think it is the regular 2GM.

Dave
Forum: Racing   07-05-2009
Replies: 14
Views: 1,707
Posted By BreakingWind2
I'm with jimq26. Bought a cheap kitchen countdown...

I'm with jimq26. Bought a cheap kitchen countdown timer, velcro it to the pedestal. It counts down from whatever you preset (I use 5 minutes) and if it goes over the side, I'm out $5.00

Dave
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   06-08-2009
Replies: 3
Views: 544
Posted By BreakingWind2
http://www.sailnet.com/forums/gear-maintenance/337...

http://www.sailnet.com/forums/gear-maintenance/33771-yanmar-2gmf-starter-solenoid-2.html
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   05-10-2009
Replies: 19
Views: 5,500
Posted By BreakingWind2
They're junk.....send them to me and I'll get rid...

They're junk.....send them to me and I'll get rid of them for you. :D
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   05-06-2009
Replies: 10
Views: 18,058
Posted By BreakingWind2
Hyundai hy2000i - any good?

Wally World has the Hyundai 2000w inverter/generator on sale this week, $545.00 Cdn. Had an electrician buddy look at it and he says power wise it would be awesome for charging batteries on the hook,...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   04-30-2009
Replies: 53
Views: 23,836
Posted By BreakingWind2
Hit the RV store yesterday, 1" wide x 20 feet for...

Hit the RV store yesterday, 1" wide x 20 feet for $8.00 Canadian. What is that these days, about buck and a half American?
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   11-22-2008
Replies: 163
Views: 18,236
Posted By BreakingWind2
http://i402.photobucket.com/albums/pp110/BreakingW...

http://i402.photobucket.com/albums/pp110/BreakingWind2/IMG_0456Medium.jpg
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   11-22-2008
Replies: 11
Views: 1,572
Posted By BreakingWind2
SailCare prices are 95 cents up to 450 sq ft,...

SailCare prices are 95 cents up to 450 sq ft, after that $1.00 sq ft. So...470 sq ft, you are looking at $470.00.

Mine is there now, let you know in the spring how it turned out.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   10-25-2008
Replies: 20
Views: 14,922
Posted By BreakingWind2
Thanks NOLAsailing, Just what I needed. ...

Thanks NOLAsailing,

Just what I needed.

Dave
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   10-23-2008
Replies: 20
Views: 14,922
Posted By BreakingWind2
I have the 2GM15, does anybody have a link to...

I have the 2GM15, does anybody have a link to that manual?
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   10-06-2008
Replies: 4
Views: 1,004
Posted By BreakingWind2
Thanks for the replies guys. Seemed a bit...

Thanks for the replies guys.

Seemed a bit too good to be true, and it would appear they are too thin for lifeline use.

Dave
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