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Forum: SailNet FAQ 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 3
Views: 229
Posted By miatapaul
Re: "Closed" threads

Normally threads are left open, but will be closed by moderators if the discussion gets way off track or personal. Not many are closed, but normally only if it gets ugly. I think there were some that...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 06-17-2014
Replies: 42
Views: 3,016
Posted By Jeff_H
Re: Kiwigrip - first experience...


I had a pretty long chat with the folks who rep Kiwigrip. The factory only mixes a limited number of colors, but you can get it tinted to almost any color that you can think of. Their...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 06-16-2014
Replies: 42
Views: 3,016
Posted By Squidd
Re: Kiwigrip - first experience...

Yes, you can take the white in to the local paint store and they can tint it with their standard paint tints...

Now, can they match a particular shade.....probably hit or miss with a bit of...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 06-16-2014
Replies: 42
Views: 3,016
Posted By Sailormon6
Re: Kiwigrip - first experience...

It comes in white, grey, cream and blue. Both boats that I have seen used cream, which looks very nice. I suppose you could tint the white, if you know something about paint chemistry.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 05-03-2014
Replies: 7
Views: 706
Posted By delite
Re: Canada Cruising Permits for US Boats

Requirements for Foreign Recreational Boaters In Canadian Waters
Here is the link

U.S. Boats remaining in...
Forum: Vessels Lost, Missing, or in Danger 04-11-2014
Replies: 16
Views: 1,381
Posted By tjvanginkel
Re: Another AMVER rescue

Just to clarify, Art Munneke had sailed from the west coast of the Americas through the South Pacific to NZ and had just started the trip to bring his boat back to BC. Not a circumnavigation of the...
Forum: Vessels Lost, Missing, or in Danger 04-08-2014
Replies: 53
Views: 4,262
Posted By Mimsy
Rebel Heart- Keeping positive

Firstly, Charlotte of Rebel Heart is my friend so not only has the huge criticism thrown at them and all cruising families by the public riled me up as a sailing mom but it's hurt me right where it...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 04-06-2014
Replies: 7
Views: 813
Posted By mitiempo
Free Books Very Worth Having (

The 2 books above are free to download as Pdf's at...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 03-20-2014
Replies: 22
Views: 1,047
Posted By PaulinVictoria
Re: Looking for a Sailor mentor to help adjust my rigging!

Ah, a MkV, in that case you need this one instead (
Lots of good info about the 27 at the C&C27 Association, Greetings From The C&C27 Association...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 03-14-2014
Replies: 7
Views: 427
Posted By gedaggett
Re: Fabrication: Ranger 29 Rudder Post Flange

HDPE doesn't have the same non compression value as the phenolic. Phenolic is very hard and does not compress. Also HDPE is too soft. I know it is expensive but it was the right material to use in...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 02-19-2014
Replies: 6,754
Views: 1,682,481
Posted By PCP
Rm 890

This photo may help to explain that:
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 02-19-2014
Replies: 6,754
Views: 1,682,481
Posted By knuterikt
Re: Interesting Sailboats

I talked with one owner he said that "pounding in a chop is only a noticeable while motoring"
I understood that as soon as the boat heels over there is no problem with the flatness in the middle....
Forum: Pacific Northwest & Alaska 02-16-2014
Replies: 16
Views: 874
Posted By Cruiser2B
Re: Beautiful winter day

After looking at your pics, I am happy to report that is not an Alberg 30...I am sad that boat didn't fair so well.
By looking at the photo several things tell me its not an A30, first is mast step...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 02-16-2014
Replies: 32
Views: 1,713
Posted By JonEisberg
Re: Sailplan Poll

Hmmm, what would be an example of a downwind sail that would be "a newer style" than an asymetric?

I sail a boat with a similar sailplan to your Tartan 41 - large foretriangle, and a small, high...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 02-16-2014
Replies: 32
Views: 1,713
Posted By killarney_sailor
Re: Sailplan Poll

Our sail inventory for 30,000 miles, mostly offshore on a heavy boat that can be driven. BTW, our trip from Norfolk to St Thomas was the second hardest (after Mauritius - South Africa) of the entire...
Forum: SailNet FAQ 02-10-2014
Replies: 6
Views: 976
Posted By jackdale
Re: Ads over text

Win 7 Google Chrome
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 02-07-2014
Replies: 11
Views: 712
Posted By bobperry
Re: rudder rake

I try to get my rudders as far aft as practical and l like to keep the rudder stock perpendicuar with the hull profile in the way of the rudder. I am working with a rudder foil I know and I would...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 01-28-2014
Replies: 30
Views: 1,670
Posted By miatapaul
Re: Pete Seeger died today

Well you are the one who turned it political. I was simply stating that a popular sailor died. You make it sound like none of the right wing supported dictators killed people. I would like to see it...
Forum: Electrical Systems 01-28-2014
Replies: 23
Views: 2,401
Posted By Maine Sail
Shore Power-SmartPlug vs. 1938 (long post)

In today's day and age it is far and few between that I come across products that:

#1 Do as they say.

#2 Are built to an exceptional standard.

#3 Redefine what great is.

Forum: Gear & Maintenance 01-11-2014
Replies: 9
Views: 713
Posted By bobperry
Re: What is this large bronze part?

That's what I am thinking too. That strap went down the stem inside the boat. Maybe glassed in place maybe through bolted. The other piece needs to be drilled for headstay and jib tack shackle.
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 01-05-2014
Replies: 6,754
Views: 1,682,481
Posted By PCP
Bad news on the Cape to Rio Yacht Race 2014

The start:

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The boats are sailing in 6 m waves, 40 to 60k winds and there are...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 01-03-2014
Replies: 65
Views: 2,953
Posted By PCP
Re: Help choosing the project and the designer/naval architect.

In all sailboats weight matters. The smaller the boat the biggest difference between s steel hull and an aluminium hull. On bigger sailboats (over 60ft) the difference exist but will be smaller. I...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 12-30-2013
Replies: 506
Views: 108,781
Posted By PCP
Re: Pictures: Those perfect moments

Great photos!!! Magic light;)
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 12-25-2013
Replies: 6,754
Views: 1,682,481
Posted By PCP
Rescue of Samm and Damien

Well, consider this my Christmas gift to all:D

I read this fantastic story about the rescue told by Stamm himself and felt that it was really a pity to be only accessible to the ones that can...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 12-23-2013
Replies: 6,754
Views: 1,682,481
Posted By PCP
Merry Christmas

Last post before Christmas to wish you all and your families a great time with the family on the celebration of these holy days that for me, more than a religious celebration are a family...
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