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Search: Posts Made By: katytoo
Forum: Racing 07-12-2009
Replies: 7
Views: 2,846
Posted By katytoo
Why are so few Catalinas raced?

Hello SanDiegoRacer,
I have not found a lot of information on racing Catalina 27s, or any Catalina (other than its junior cousin, the Capri) for that matter. I have purchased a Catalina 27 recently...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 04-18-2009
Replies: 2
Views: 1,271
Posted By katytoo
Mirage Owners groups

Does anyone out there know of an owner's group for Mirage or Mirage-Kirby sailboats? I am interested in buying one but am finding it difficult to find out much about them. Thanks,
Peter K.
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Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 04-18-2009
Replies: 4
Views: 1,748
Posted By katytoo
Mirage-Kirby Owners groups

Does anyone out there know of an owner's group for Mirage or Mirage-Kirby sailboats? I am interested in buying one but am finding it difficult to find out much about them. Thanks,
Peter K.
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 04-06-2009
Replies: 6
Views: 7,977
Posted By katytoo
Thanks John and Faster, your response is much...

Thanks John and Faster, your response is much appreciated. Any other info about Mirage sailboats will be greatly appreciated. The one I'm looking at is powered by a Saildrive, but it is a 2 stroke...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 04-05-2009
Replies: 6
Views: 7,977
Posted By katytoo
Mirage Sailboats -- seeking info

Hi to all, it's been a few months since I've been on the Sailnet message boards, and am glad to see you are all still very active.
I'm considering the purchase of a Mirage 26 sailboat. I wonder if...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 08-27-2008
Replies: 15
Views: 3,557
Posted By katytoo
Several people have mentioned the Niagara 26,...

Several people have mentioned the Niagara 26, which I believe is made by C & C. Does anyone know how the Niagara 24 compares to the Niagara 26 with regard to racing capability, daysailing, and...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 08-26-2008
Replies: 15
Views: 3,557
Posted By katytoo
Just wanted to post a quick "thanks" to all of...

Just wanted to post a quick "thanks" to all of you who took the time to send me a response. I have a number of ideas now, and should be able to find a decent racing boat from the list you've given...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 08-24-2008
Replies: 2
Views: 784
Posted By katytoo
Boat for Wednesday night racing and weekend cruising

I'm looking for a suitable boat to race in my club's Wednesday night beer can races, to daysail, and to take weekend cruises to the islands on the western end of Lake Erie (where I sail). I'm...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 08-24-2008
Replies: 15
Views: 3,557
Posted By katytoo
Suitable boat for Wednesday night racing and weekend cruising

I'm looking for a boat of about 26' in length that has a PHRF rating low enough to allow me to be competitive in my club's beer can Wednesday night races (say around 180 on up to about 220) and which...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 08-01-2007
Replies: 12
Views: 1,977
Posted By katytoo
Sailortjk1, Yes, the Welland would be a...

Sailortjk1,
Yes, the Welland would be a alternative except for one thing -- my first mate!! My wife prefers dry land to water, and tends toward mal de mer when sailing. The NY state canal system...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 08-01-2007
Replies: 12
Views: 1,977
Posted By katytoo
Thanks for info

Thanks to everyone who has replied to my original post about the current on the Niagara River, especially to Pogo2 (Capt. Al). I leave the western basin of Lake Erie on about August 25 and will make...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 07-27-2007
Replies: 12
Views: 1,977
Posted By katytoo
Niagara River Current

Does anyone on this board have experience on the Niagara River and the Black Rock Canal between the Port of Buffalo and North Tonawanda where the NY State Canal system starts? I'm specifically...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 07-27-2007
Replies: 2
Views: 638
Posted By katytoo
Niagara River Current

Does anyone on this board have experience on the Niagara River and the Black Rock Canal between the Port of Buffalo and North Tonawanda where the NY State Canal system starts? I'm specifically...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 06-02-2007
Replies: 2
Views: 529
Posted By katytoo
Proper Sail Number

I am considering entering the inaugural Lake Erie Solo Challenge sponsored by the Great Lakes Singlehanded Society this August. On the Required Equipment List put out by the GLSS it states "Proper...
Forum: Introduce Yourself 11-26-2006
Replies: 3,217
Views: 353,767
Posted By katytoo
Cruising grounds

Western Lake Erie out of Sandusky Bay.
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 11-22-2006
Replies: 3
Views: 1,207
Posted By katytoo
Interactive cruising guide

Peter,
It looks as though you've just started the cruising guide, but I think it's a good idea. Hopefully it will grow and develop into quite a useful guide. Thanks for the info.
Pete
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 11-20-2006
Replies: 61
Views: 4,939
Posted By katytoo
Re: stick to sailing

When I saw the original title of the thread awhile back, Fight Club for Sailors, I decided then and there that I had no interest in the thread and have stayed off it. If everyone ignored it it would...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 11-19-2006
Replies: 25
Views: 7,780
Posted By katytoo
Why do it??

dman,
Your observation could have been made by my wife who I love and, after 30 years and four kids, I owe everything to. But, I still disagree with her. You're asking why people do strange things...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 11-14-2006
Replies: 4
Views: 734
Posted By katytoo
Ham License

Chuck,
You will find the ARRL Ham Radio License Manual by contacting the American Radio Relay League (ARRL) Publications Department -- you can order this by phone toll free at 888 277-5289. Cost is...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 11-14-2006
Replies: 7
Views: 4,254
Posted By katytoo
Thanks for the info

Johnrb and the rest of you,
Thank you for the information, especially from Johnrb with the St. Lawrence Islands National Park website, that looks to be particularly useful.
I guess the next step...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 11-11-2006
Replies: 7
Views: 4,254
Posted By katytoo
Thousand Islands sailing

It's approaching winter and therefore I can do whatever I like in terms of planning sailing trips for next summer!! I do this every year, but somehow my trips never quite materialize. Anyhow, I am...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 11-09-2006
Replies: 24
Views: 6,028
Posted By katytoo
Heaving to for a nap

Well, I'm basically a daysailor on Lake Erie, but I have hove to (heaved to??) to get something to eat and take a rest and have fallen asleep in the cockpit for a short time!! Not intentionally, but...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 11-08-2006
Replies: 24
Views: 6,028
Posted By katytoo
Sleeping while singlehanding

I believe that Robert Manry who crossed the Atlantic in his 13 foot sloop "Tinkerbelle" used a bucket on a line that he tossed off the bow of his boat each night to act as a sea anchor. The sea...
Forum: Introduce Yourself 05-06-2006
Replies: 3,217
Views: 353,767
Posted By katytoo
Cruising area

Western Lake Erie out of Sandusky Bay, Sandusky, Ohio. Home port is Warren, Ohio.
Forum: Racing 04-16-2006
Replies: 0
Views: 976
Posted By katytoo
Around Alone Sailing Race

Does anyone have information about the 2006 - 2007 Around Alone Sailing race? This Singlehanded Circumnavigation is supposed to be run every four years, and I followed the 1998 and 2002 races, but...
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