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Forum: CS Yachts   05-17-2013
Replies: 5
Views: 1,428
Posted By StephenP
Re: CS30 Keel Corrosion

Thanks Faster,

You are correct - shaft and prop need replacement. Asking price was too high so it came down in pre-survey negotiations. Has come down some more post.

Needs its midlife refit,...
Forum: CS Yachts   05-17-2013
Replies: 5
Views: 1,428
Posted By StephenP
Re: CS30 Keel Corrosion

Thanks for the reply!

Found this article that seems to explain it:
Practical Sailor - Keels: Minor Maintenance and Repair - Tips Article...
Forum: CS Yachts   05-13-2013
Replies: 5
Views: 1,428
Posted By StephenP
Re: CS30 Keel Corrosion

One quick follow up - the surveyor mentioned the prop and shaft need replacement - not the keel (mentioned no concerns about the keel). They had thrown the zincs and it had not been hauled in 3...
Forum: CS Yachts   05-13-2013
Replies: 5
Views: 1,428
Posted By StephenP
CS30 Keel Corrosion

Hello Sailnetters!

I'm fairly new to boat ownership and have joined a co-op (10 owners) who are looking at buying a 1987 CS30
Harbour Yacht Sales Ltd....
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   09-05-2011
Replies: 19
Views: 1,847
Posted By StephenP
Have you tried motor sailing with your main up? ...

Have you tried motor sailing with your main up? It gives a little boost of power if you are at cruising speeds and the wind is coming from the right direction and should help the stability.

I...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   09-05-2011
Replies: 59
Views: 8,893
Posted By StephenP
Anyone know whether the organization has survived...

Anyone know whether the organization has survived this? If so, have they done everything they can to learn from the experience? I took a look at their site and it seems very thin on safety. If I...
Forum: Cruising and Sailing with Children   09-05-2011
Replies: 8
Views: 1,192
Posted By StephenP
Thanks Magnus! I can add .02 as a university...

Thanks Magnus!

I can add .02 as a university admissions professional: if you are doing the schooling through an accredited jurisdiction (preferably the same as the universities you are applying...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   09-05-2011
Replies: 114
Views: 25,412
Posted By StephenP
Rob Burton at Blue Water Spars in North...

Rob Burton at Blue Water Spars in North Vancouver, British Columbia does very good work. Recently did a ton of work on the '74 Tartan 30 I crew on, really improving it and making it easier for the...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   09-05-2011
Replies: 1,112
Views: 284,834
Posted By StephenP
Nice photo. Hopefully you get to Hawaii on the...

Nice photo. Hopefully you get to Hawaii on the next attempt!!
Forum: Learning to Sail   09-05-2011
Replies: 35
Views: 6,796
Posted By StephenP
In my area, there are some inexpensive dinghy...

In my area, there are some inexpensive dinghy sailing clubs that would get you some time on the water.

At the bigger clubs, there are race nights - a 6-pack, a pfd and some sailing gloves are...
Forum: Learning to Sail   09-05-2011
Replies: 16
Views: 11,116
Posted By StephenP
Ask around

It would also be useful to ask other owners of that hull form what they find the optimal heel is on your boat. Asking someone with a lot of racing experience out for an afternoon to put your boat...
Forum: Introduce Yourself   09-05-2011
Replies: 3,423
Views: 915,136
Posted By StephenP
Vancouver, BC - Pacific Northwest

Vancouver, BC - Pacific Northwest
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   08-11-2008
Replies: 11
Views: 15,030
Posted By StephenP
Thanks for the advice so far!

Hi everyone,

Thanks for the useful advice so far! I really do appreciate it. It's hard to answer a lot of the very good questions asked because the question is preliminary to seriously looking...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   08-06-2008
Replies: 11
Views: 15,030
Posted By StephenP
Cost of Maintaining a boat

Hey folks,

I've looked at some of the previous posts on this topic and have found some useful advice, but thought I would see if there are any other/new thoughts on the cost of maintaining a small...
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