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Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   12-02-2013
Replies: 11
Views: 1,787
Posted By Largo
Removing Mast on Rhodes 19 keel boat

Hi,

I am trying to remove the mast from my Rhodes 19. I've unable to find out the weight, but it's aluminum and 28' tall. Does anyone know how to build a tabernacle or other wooden device to help...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   08-14-2012
Replies: 41
Views: 5,883
Posted By Largo
Re: Capsizing fears

That's great advice, Klem. It's a definitive way of looking at it, rather than reefing at a particular wind speed, or whatever. I think then if I keep my eye on the rail, I can know when to head up...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   08-14-2012
Replies: 41
Views: 5,883
Posted By Largo
Capsizing fears

Even after many years of sailing, I've never truly gotten over my fear of knocking down the boat. This my Rhodes 19 with a 440lb keel -- and a sail area of 175s.f. // I know the boat is underpowered,...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   08-02-2012
Replies: 9
Views: 461
Posted By Largo
Re: Moving 19' boat

Thank you very much for all the helpful advice. I've decided to go ahead and sail there. The problem with a trailer is A) I don't have one. B) I'd have to do a haul out, and the get help taking the...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   08-02-2012
Replies: 9
Views: 461
Posted By Largo
Re: Moving 19' boat

Good advice. I was thinking about Blake Island as a stop. I'll have to figure out those currents. Is a single anchor enough for Blake Island? Thanks a lot!
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   08-02-2012
Replies: 9
Views: 461
Posted By Largo
Re: Moving 19' boat

Yeah, that's what I figure. Just covering my bases here, I suppose. But then I didn't know if anyone had any suggestions. Thanks very much for responding. --L
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   08-02-2012
Replies: 9
Views: 461
Posted By Largo
Moving 19' boat

I have a Rhodes 19 with fixed keel I need to move from Seattle to Gig Harbor. The distance is approx. 40 miles or so. My question is if a person with basically advanced day sailing skills can make...
Forum: Seamanship & Navigation   04-12-2012
Replies: 4
Views: 1,749
Posted By Largo
Re: Optimizing Rhodes 19

Thank you guys for the feedback. I appreciate it.
Forum: Seamanship & Navigation   04-12-2012
Replies: 4
Views: 1,749
Posted By Largo
Optimizing Rhodes 19

I have two questions:

1. I'm moving my late model Rhodes 19 to an area where 15 to 20+ knot winds are typical. This is significantly more than what I'm used to. Can anybody please guide me...
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