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Forum: Gear & Maintenance   07-20-2012
Replies: 4
Views: 1,888
Posted By willdadd
Our Maple Leaf 42' Project

We recently purchased a maple leaf 42', built in Vancouver by Cooper yachts.

it was purchased quite cheap, as it had been neglected for almost 7 years, the interior is finished in teak, though its...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   06-24-2012
Replies: 12
Views: 2,896
Posted By willdadd
Re: fiberglass textured deck repair questions

yes sorry I was referring to the fiberglass at and above deck level ;) my sailboat terminology is still growing
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   06-23-2012
Replies: 12
Views: 2,896
Posted By willdadd
Re: fiberglass textured deck repair questions

Ok I read up on kiwigrip, it sounds like a great product, I guess it would be best to sand smooth and patch the entire topside, and then to mask out the areas to be non skidded and apply kiwigrip...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   06-23-2012
Replies: 12
Views: 2,896
Posted By willdadd
Re: fiberglass textured deck repair questions

Thanks for the information guys, so basically the process to refinish the topside decks would basically be to sand down (removing the texture) epoxy and repair cracks chips etc, glaze putty, air...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   06-23-2012
Replies: 12
Views: 2,896
Posted By willdadd
fiberglass textured deck repair questions

Hi All
My better half and I recently purchased a Maple Leaf 42, she had been neglected for probably 7 years and will require a fair amount of work to get ship shape, but luckily everything is there...
Forum: Seamanship & Navigation   01-23-2011
Replies: 6
Views: 2,208
Posted By willdadd
forget I asked about bucking tide thats a pretty...

forget I asked about bucking tide thats a pretty big differential.. forgot what time of the month it was.. Might have to time the run across a little earlier and catch the morning flood.
Forum: Seamanship & Navigation   01-23-2011
Replies: 6
Views: 2,208
Posted By willdadd
Thanks guy's I'm not terrible familiar with the...

Thanks guy's I'm not terrible familiar with the river, I have only been up on tugs and it was some time ago.

So the main channel is definitely the way to go. I think I may have over estimated our...
Forum: Seamanship & Navigation   01-22-2011
Replies: 6
Views: 2,208
Posted By willdadd
Navigating up Canoe passage?

Hi Guy's

Looking for any recommendations about navigating up canoe passage, to rivers reach marina.

We will be leaving early 3-4 saturday morning from nanaimo, heading for rivers reach marina....
Forum: Crew Wanted/Available   01-20-2011
Replies: 0
Views: 602
Posted By willdadd
Looking to crew longterm

Looking for a longterm crew position.

I am a 29 year old fit guy, with some sailing experience and lots of boat experience, I am very comfortable on open water in any weather.

I am very...
Forum: Electronics   01-19-2011
Replies: 1
Views: 1,400
Posted By willdadd
Desperatly seeking Simrad AP-20

Hi folks, not sure if I am posting this in the right place
but I am looking for a Simrad ap-20 controller

Can anyone recommend where to look?

Cheers
Forum: Crew Wanted/Available   01-16-2011
Replies: 5
Views: 1,311
Posted By willdadd
A little far, but maybe

Hey Paul,

I live up in Nanaimo, and am currently between boats (picking up a Grampian 30 in the spring)
My sailing experience is pretty limited, but I have single handed my old 29ft on a few...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   09-02-2010
Replies: 5
Views: 845
Posted By willdadd
I've been told this one will work, just have to ...

I've been told this one will work, just have to find out the exact pinouts, pretty sure it 2 is tx 3 is rx and 5 is gnd?
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   08-31-2010
Replies: 5
Views: 845
Posted By willdadd
thanks for the response, the cable is a 9 pin...

thanks for the response, the cable is a 9 pin serial rs232, to usb converter, will read your post and I appreciate the info
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   08-31-2010
Replies: 5
Views: 845
Posted By willdadd
Connecting Furuno chart plogtter PC

Does anyone know off hand what pins on a serial cable are used?

Cheers
Forum: Crew Wanted/Available   05-10-2009
Replies: 14
Views: 1,763
Posted By willdadd
hey

Hey Jessica, I sent you a PM
Forum: Crew Wanted/Available   05-10-2009
Replies: 14
Views: 1,763
Posted By willdadd
I'm open to anything, easy to please.

I'm open to anything, easy to please.
Forum: Crew Wanted/Available   05-04-2009
Replies: 14
Views: 1,763
Posted By willdadd
looking for long term crew position

I am a 27 year old canadian guy, looking for a fairly long term position on a great boat.

I have quite a bit of experience on the water, from tugs to sailboats to fish boats.

I am clean cut,...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   04-28-2009
Replies: 15
Views: 2,394
Posted By willdadd
Thanks for the info guys, I don't know what you'd...

Thanks for the info guys, I don't know what you'd consider experienced, but I'm sure mine would be enough to get some worried comments ;)

I'm going to hopefully take her around the island this...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   04-27-2009
Replies: 15
Views: 2,394
Posted By willdadd
Sailing vancouver island to south america and beyond.

I'm curious as to other peoples opinions,
I am planning on sailing my georgian 23 from vancouver island to south america and beyond. I am aware that this is a small boat, but it has been super...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   03-09-2009
Replies: 1
Views: 742
Posted By willdadd
dickinson chesepeak troubles

Does anyone else have one of these little heaters?

I am curious as to if there is a diagram out there anywhere, I sure cant find one, how much head pressure do they require?

cheers

WIll
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   01-15-2009
Replies: 4
Views: 923
Posted By willdadd
first haulout on my new boat

Hey guy's and gals,

can anyone advise me of their recommendations for antifouling paint, for a wooden sailboat, for our tugs we've always used hempels red copper paint.

cheers

will
Forum: Crew Wanted/Available   01-05-2009
Replies: 4
Views: 2,093
Posted By willdadd
dunno about cost man, I'm planning on having...

dunno about cost man, I'm planning on having about 5g with me when I leave, but maybe making a little cash on the way, I scuba dive so I can change zincs and do stuff in marinas etc.. really the...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   01-05-2009
Replies: 0
Views: 390
Posted By willdadd
Weather receiver?

For a boat that I expect to be doing some serious cruising in, what would you guys & gals recommend as far as weather receiving gear and for email etc on the boat.

I've looked into sat phone, and...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   01-05-2009
Replies: 3
Views: 679
Posted By willdadd
Looking for a gear for my boat

Ok here's the scoop, the fellow that owned my boat before me figured that he'd just take out the atomic4 that was in it and install a diesel that he had kicking around.

Now the diesel runs...
Forum: Crew Wanted/Available   01-05-2009
Replies: 4
Views: 2,093
Posted By willdadd
Vancouver island to mexico and beyond summer 09?

I have recently bought a 32ft j.t. taylor sloop, and am in the process of redoing the interior, the hull is sound and the rigging is good.
but the electronics and interior were in very rough shape....
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