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Search: Posts Made By: ceol
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 12-17-2010
Replies: 20
Views: 6,269
Posted By ceol
i am a member of the Kirie yahoo group. we are...

i am a member of the Kirie yahoo group. we are not super active, but there are enough Kirie's out there that you will get a few emails a month. i have a 29CB. pretty much the same boat except for the...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 06-18-2010
Replies: 4
Views: 1,286
Posted By ceol
i can recommend Paul Welles with Triton Yachts....

i can recommend Paul Welles with Triton Yachts. he moved my boat from Oriental to Kerr lake where it is now after i sailed it down from Long Island. most of the people on Kerr lake who need boats...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 04-07-2010
Replies: 33
Views: 1,985
Posted By ceol
the boat we achieved 4kts on was a light race...

the boat we achieved 4kts on was a light race boat, with a fairly deep high aspect keel. we were also very aggressive on the rocking to see just how fast we could get the boat going. 4kts was the top...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 04-02-2010
Replies: 33
Views: 1,985
Posted By ceol
i am not 100% sure of the physics, but i think it...

i am not 100% sure of the physics, but i think it has to do with the fact that the keel is wing shaped and designed to create lift. when rocking the boat it creates flow over the keel producing lift...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 04-02-2010
Replies: 6
Views: 3,047
Posted By ceol
how is it mounted? any changes in material can...

how is it mounted? any changes in material can cause problems. if the adhesive is breaking down causing an air gap it could be causing problems reading the depth. they can be pretty picky.

G~
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 04-02-2010
Replies: 33
Views: 1,985
Posted By ceol
you can be amazed how much control and speed you...

you can be amazed how much control and speed you can get out of a boat by rocking it. i used to race on a custom 30 that the skipper made from scratch. sometimes he would forget the OB at home or it...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 03-30-2010
Replies: 28
Views: 3,138
Posted By ceol
i still have a nacra 5.2 that i bought for $500...

i still have a nacra 5.2 that i bought for $500 back in 91 or so. love it. i do not get out on it much anymore. mainly because there are not any decent marinas in my area where i can keep it mast up...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 03-23-2010
Replies: 3
Views: 2,038
Posted By ceol
thank you both for those links. it is so strange...

thank you both for those links. it is so strange that finding any information about anti-torque ropes is so difficult.

G~
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 03-22-2010
Replies: 3
Views: 2,038
Posted By ceol
Anti-Torque line for A-Spinnaker

i have been thinking about getting a furler for my A-Spin. all of the furlers need a anti-torque rope installed on the spinnaker. does anybody have a ball-park cost (per foot) for an anti-torque...
Forum: Cruising and Sailing with Children 02-22-2010
Replies: 39
Views: 8,682
Posted By ceol
i have a 5 and 7 year old now. i had them both...

i have a 5 and 7 year old now. i had them both out on the boat (Kirie elite 29) first when i got it back when they were 3 and 5. i have had my oldest on a nacra 5.2 when he as 3, with life vest and...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 08-06-2009
Replies: 142
Views: 11,709
Posted By ceol
nacra 5.2, still have it, i am now 38. 19 years...

nacra 5.2, still have it, i am now 38.
19 years old

nacra5.2>M16 scow>Elite 29 CB

G~
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 07-10-2009
Replies: 9
Views: 726
Posted By ceol
she looks silly with that hair cut. :) G~

she looks silly with that hair cut. :)

G~
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 05-12-2009
Replies: 11
Views: 929
Posted By ceol
some information about Teak...

some information about Teak (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Teak) from Wikipedia. it is classified as a hardwood (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hardwood) because it is a deciduous tree. whether or not...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 06-04-2008
Replies: 4
Views: 2,756
Posted By ceol
nobody has any idea. :( G~

nobody has any idea. :(

G~
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 06-02-2008
Replies: 4
Views: 2,756
Posted By ceol
Gemini Luff Tape question?

I have been unable to find the diameter of the Gemini Luff tape online. I can find the diameter of the other luff tapes sizes but not for the Gemini. Does anybody know the diameter?

Thanks,

G~
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 01-21-2008
Replies: 5
Views: 1,824
Posted By ceol
OK, their website has a few issues. here...

OK, their website has a few issues. here (http://www.ronstan.com/marine/SAbattensystems.asp) is the link to the main info about their battcar systems.

their bast selection guide is a bit...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 01-21-2008
Replies: 5
Views: 1,824
Posted By ceol
i could not find any info on what mast slides...

i could not find any info on what mast slides these cars could work with, did you?

G~
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 01-20-2008
Replies: 18
Views: 5,929
Posted By ceol
dang it, it takes both of my hands to count to...

dang it, it takes both of my hands to count to 10, at least you did not say 20. i was hoping for 5. that way i could keep typing. :D

G~
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 01-11-2008
Replies: 10
Views: 1,453
Posted By ceol
Thank you for the replies! it will be nice...

Thank you for the replies!

it will be nice to actually use that putty for a real purpose. i have been using the putty for years to bond rocks together in my SW reef tank. :D

G~
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 01-08-2008
Replies: 10
Views: 1,453
Posted By ceol
Filling small holes.

I am replacing my 3 sheave deck organizer with a 4 sheave unit. the holes do not exactly match so i will have to be filling in some some small holes, 1/4" diameter. A maximum of 3 holes if i decide...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 01-06-2008
Replies: 7
Views: 2,570
Posted By ceol
Sorry, but i find any information about old boats...

Sorry, but i find any information about old boats fascinating. I think the added posts to this old thread could come in handy to anybody doing searches for this vessel. Just because a thread is old...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 12-17-2007
Replies: 35
Views: 4,275
Posted By ceol
i would at the very least get a Head Unit that...

i would at the very least get a Head Unit that has an aux input. from here the options are just about endless. i have an older Harmon Kardon Drive plus system in the wifes car. it works very well and...
Forum: Racing 12-05-2007
Replies: 20
Views: 2,411
Posted By ceol
having sailed in the gulf coast for many years on...

having sailed in the gulf coast for many years on a nacra. hitting those cannonball jellies will knock you off your trapeze line if you are not paying attention. :( then again cannonball jellies are...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 12-04-2007
Replies: 14
Views: 2,859
Posted By ceol
i just had my keel bolts replaced on the boat i...

i just had my keel bolts replaced on the boat i bought. the survey caught it and the owner paid to have it repaired before i bought the boat.

in my case the ground plate failed and caused...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 11-10-2007
Replies: 61
Views: 5,110
Posted By ceol
the search function is significantly smarter than...

the search function is significantly smarter than it was before. lets say you do a search for Vrolijk in the manufacturers field, only you really spell it Vrlojik. the search function figures it out...
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