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Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   12-30-2014
Replies: 34
Views: 2,441
Posted By midnightsailor
Re: Marina unplugged my dock cord and damaged my boat

As mentioned there is no lease or contract, no posted rules or even verbal rules. I was not running a space heater but a small internal block heater and freeze preventiion wire that wraps on the...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   12-30-2014
Replies: 34
Views: 2,441
Posted By midnightsailor
Re: Marina unplugged my dock cord and damaged my boat

I agree my boat needs to be winterized, I do it everyyear,however, I aso use it late into the season and keep a close eye on the weather. I was planning to winterize this week. I really on the block...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   12-30-2014
Replies: 34
Views: 2,441
Posted By midnightsailor
Re: Marina unplugged my dock cord and damaged my boat

Thanks for input , I really am at a loss as what to do and I think I am more hurt mentally then anything else.
I also appologise about the structure of my post, I was just in a rush and wanted to...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   12-30-2014
Replies: 34
Views: 2,441
Posted By midnightsailor
Marina unplugged my dock cord and damaged my boat

I have kept my boat at the same Marina for past 10 years. I keep it year round, and thus includes in water over the winter. This is a very small Marina , only 20 or so boats and there are no...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   11-25-2014
Replies: 30
Views: 2,355
Posted By midnightsailor
Re: propane furnace opinions please

I would heartily recommend the Dickenson Propane unit . It comes in two sizes ,the larger ,which have puts out 12,000BTU on high. It heats my Freedom 33 with now problem, the unit also has a fan that...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   10-22-2014
Replies: 20
Views: 2,343
Posted By midnightsailor
Re: Prices for everything

Im having new curtains made for my boat a Freedom 33 cat ketch. I got two quotes for the curtain panels. These are small curtains ,to cover the each of the 9 portholes on the deckhouse sides. Each...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   10-13-2014
Replies: 16
Views: 1,047
Posted By midnightsailor
Re: Interior Carpeting

Thanks, exactly what I am looking for to re-do the overhead in my Freedom33:)
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   10-13-2014
Replies: 14
Views: 1,315
Posted By midnightsailor
Re: What to do what to do :)

Are you sure your wife wants another boat? Sounds like shes happy with the one she has.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   10-13-2014
Replies: 13
Views: 956
Posted By midnightsailor
Re: Does anyone know what type of boat this is???

I believe its an Aileron Express 28. Beutiful and nice sailing boats, but in a local race a week or so ago here in Greenport,NY, during our Whitbread race, one of these boats sunk after taking on...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   10-13-2014
Replies: 95
Views: 8,159
Posted By midnightsailor
Re: Pacific Seacraft 63' ketch nears completion

Thanks Bob for clarifying that for me . I didn't know the PSC ketch was named CATARI, I thought you were referring to my bringing up HOTHER.
Sounds like what you have is luck brought on by good...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   10-13-2014
Replies: 95
Views: 8,159
Posted By midnightsailor
Re: Pacific Seacraft 63' ketch nears completion

I don't get it, what am I missing ? How does 'Dominic Chianese - 'Core 'N Grato
rendition explain HOTHER ?:confused::confused:
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   10-13-2014
Replies: 95
Views: 8,159
Posted By midnightsailor
Re: Pacific Seacraft 63' ketch nears completion

Oh, probably no harder than your wife was:D;)
Couldnt resist,
actually checked your profile, if thats a picture of you and your wife and girl, you are a lucky guy !
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   10-13-2014
Replies: 91
Views: 6,321
Posted By midnightsailor
Re: Annoying Halyard Slap

Thanks, it is a good method and probably better than then foam strips for the resons you mentioned. I have thought about doing just that except at the time I had only short tie wraps( the freedom...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   10-13-2014
Replies: 91
Views: 6,321
Posted By midnightsailor
Re: Annoying Halyard Slap

On my Freedom 33 Cat Ketch I take both main and mizzen halyards off the sail and shckle to the boom ends and haul them up tight. They are internal so by keeping them tight it prevents any slap...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   10-11-2014
Replies: 95
Views: 8,159
Posted By midnightsailor
Re: Pacific Seacraft 63' ketch nears completion

I was going to mention that Rhodes design but you beat me to it ! If I'm not mistaken , wasn't there another Rhodes boat that also didn't have a aft companionway but a lovely doghouse over the rear...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   10-11-2014
Replies: 106
Views: 8,624
Posted By midnightsailor
Re: Fall sailing! Brrr

Just returned to Greenport from 10 days at Block Island, wonderful time and had a blast sailing back hitting 10+ knots surfing large quartering waves ! I have a feeling I may just for go the...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   09-13-2014
Replies: 55
Views: 4,470
Posted By midnightsailor
Re: Lets talk about dinghies y'all

i rescued my neighbors old 8.5 foot Achilles , after he bought a new one and canned the old one. After a few patches (its aaaaaamazing how easily they are to patch and how well it comes out) some...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   09-01-2014
Replies: 47
Views: 4,641
Posted By midnightsailor
Re: Important boat stuff you forget

Those are all permantent fixtures on Seasop!
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   09-01-2014
Replies: 23
Views: 1,775
Posted By midnightsailor
Re: Photos of Robert Perry production yachts

Oh, yes , it is very interesting site to visit, Ill be there often!
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   08-23-2014
Replies: 125
Views: 8,892
Posted By midnightsailor
Re: Headed for LI Sound and Beyond

those sails must have been inspiring .I would have love to have seen that! Unfortuneately, my old autohelm 4000 finally gave up the ghost and prevented my departure yesterday for Block. Spent all day...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   08-22-2014
Replies: 12
Views: 906
Posted By midnightsailor
Re: X-5 Auto Pilot opinions

Thanks for the heads up on this autopilot and your experience with it. I am presently looking for a new autopilot because my old Autohelm 4000 just died. I am unable to afford a really good pilot...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   08-21-2014
Replies: 125
Views: 8,892
Posted By midnightsailor
Re: Headed for LI Sound and Beyond

Following our progress sounds like you had a great stop in milford. I am planning on heading to Block somtime in the next few days from Greenport, depends on when my dingy's outboard gets fixed. So...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   08-19-2014
Replies: 20
Views: 1,390
Posted By midnightsailor
Re: Tomorrow we move aboard and set off

Congrats ! on another who's doing it! Living the dream! Wishing you a safe and wonderful Rick aboard Seasop
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   08-19-2014
Replies: 125
Views: 8,892
Posted By midnightsailor
Re: Headed for LI Sound and Beyond

Been following your progress from Seasop anchored at Coecles Harbor Shelter Island. Just finnishing breakfgast too but nothing as fancy as your fare, just some fried eggs and toast and kielbasa but I...
Forum: Electronics   08-15-2014
Replies: 6
Views: 509
Posted By midnightsailor
Re: Installing SSB antennae on boat without a backstay

Thanks all for presenting me with some good choikces , now todecide on which ! But exploring the options is always fun.:):)
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