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Search: Posts Made By: Shortnsalty
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 09-18-2014
Replies: 6
Views: 445
Posted By Shortnsalty
Any info on crewed charters

The wife and myself are looking to take a vacation on a sailboat. Camping on our 22 Catalina has taught us a lot but looking to get a taste of being aboard the type of boat we will be buying in a few...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 08-27-2014
Replies: 61
Views: 2,977
Posted By Shortnsalty
Re: Curse my impulsivity, I'm buying a boat! Taipan 28

The word "new" is used very loosely in boat adds.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 08-27-2014
Replies: 2
Views: 273
Posted By Shortnsalty
Best spot to park the cars on C-22 ?

On my Catalina c-22 can you explain the basics of moving the cars fore and aft and when each position might be better?
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 08-25-2014
Replies: 5
Views: 444
Posted By Shortnsalty
My chart question again

The last post came out as some kind of bulletin so ill try again.
I was trying to get a paper chart of the Keys to use on a dinette table. I wanted to download one but I do not have a printer big...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 08-13-2014
Replies: 16
Views: 743
Posted By Shortnsalty
Re: Re-build cost if you have just the hull

Just tempting when there is a free boat. I was only really curious. My boat will keep me happy for now until I buy something bigger however I do not think the AV 27 would be big enough inside.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 08-13-2014
Replies: 16
Views: 743
Posted By Shortnsalty
Re: Re-build cost if you have just the hull

Yeah was offered a boat my friend has sitting in a yard that the owner just wants gone so i was considering it as a 3-4 year project. Have a close ( mechanic)friend that will rebuild the motor with...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 08-13-2014
Replies: 16
Views: 743
Posted By Shortnsalty
Re-build cost if you have just the hull

Not including electronics, safety gear or engine rebuild what could it cost ballpark to rebuild a Vega 27 if all you have is a stripped hull . Mast, sheets, winches, sails, stanchions, lifelines etc....
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 08-08-2014
Replies: 11
Views: 722
Posted By Shortnsalty
Re: "Other" sailing mags

Found a nice UK one Boat maintenance advice, sailing and motor boats, practical advice | Pbo (http://www.pbo.co.uk)
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 08-07-2014
Replies: 11
Views: 722
Posted By Shortnsalty
"Other" sailing mags

Anyone know of sailing magazines other than our typical B&N offerings? Still in publication of course and any online as well.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 08-01-2014
Replies: 22
Views: 1,293
Posted By Shortnsalty
Re: True condition after 30 years

We really have not decided on a brand of boat yet. I have a few more years before we would have the free time to travel by sail. Right now only weekends on our C-22 while we are learning. I really...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 08-01-2014
Replies: 22
Views: 1,293
Posted By Shortnsalty
True condition after 30 years

Looking ahead as we learn to sail, repair etc and wait for the last duckling to leave the nest we look at all the boats we might consider to sail away on and wonder. Unless a financial windfall blows...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 07-31-2014
Replies: 4
Views: 338
Posted By Shortnsalty
Book list link?

Im sure this has been a topic in the past so does anyone have any links to the "book list" ? Feel free to list some here. Tech, fiction, anything sailing.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 07-30-2014
Replies: 11
Views: 724
Posted By Shortnsalty
Re: Winch whoops..what'd I do?

Thx all...im sure i wrapped it to loose..mabye even at a bad angle...still learning ^_^
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 07-30-2014
Replies: 11
Views: 724
Posted By Shortnsalty
Winch whoops..what'd I do?

Sailing last weekend was raising the main..got a little tight at the very top so I put the line on my winch cranked it and the line overlapped on itself around the winch. It was stuck. After a second...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 06-25-2014
Replies: 21
Views: 910
Posted By Shortnsalty
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 06-25-2014
Replies: 21
Views: 910
Posted By Shortnsalty
Re: Which type of plywood ?

Might as well add...best way or product to seal it with ?
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 06-25-2014
Replies: 21
Views: 910
Posted By Shortnsalty
Which type of plywood ?

For a few projects I need some plywood. What type is marine plywood? Does it have a particular name? Since I am buying a sheet for the big piece I need for the little dinner table in my c-22 I will...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 06-21-2014
Replies: 8
Views: 447
Posted By Shortnsalty
New gas tank leaking

So with the new outboard I decided to buy a new gas tank rather than use the small one that came with the motor. I bought it at West Marine. It does not have a vent because they say that having...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 06-20-2014
Replies: 11
Views: 676
Posted By Shortnsalty
Re: Problem with anchor windlass.

Sell it and buy a manual ?
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 06-19-2014
Replies: 17
Views: 871
Posted By Shortnsalty
Handheld VHF range

At the chain marine store recently I asked the clerk a question about the handheld vhf radios. He went on to confuse me about range and line of sight saying something along the lines of if you were...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 06-19-2014
Replies: 59
Views: 2,469
Posted By Shortnsalty
Add Sta-bil to gas or not?

I read an article that stated it was good practice to add Sta-bil (the marine kind (blue) ) to every tank of gas. My question is if this is good practice when using gasoline that already contains...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 06-17-2014
Replies: 65
Views: 5,821
Posted By Shortnsalty
Re: Movies with a lot sailing

The weight of water is good also..Sean Penn.
Forum: Electrical Systems 06-08-2014
Replies: 4
Views: 311
Posted By Shortnsalty
source of 12 volt instruction ?

I have read a lot of articles online ,was ready to buy a book on electric however nothing seems to have a basic map. For example batter goes to fuse, fuse goes to bus, bus goes to instruments. I...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 05-23-2014
Replies: 5
Views: 537
Posted By Shortnsalty
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 05-23-2014
Replies: 5
Views: 537
Posted By Shortnsalty
cool little website for boat cooking

Found a link from Pintrest. Its called "the boat galley"

http://theboatgalley.com/
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