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Search: Posts Made By: Leon-T
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 12-06-2012
Replies: 22
Views: 2,099
Posted By Leon-T
Re: Need Input on Insurance Companies

Interesting about Seaworthy, as I believe BoatUS also is owned by Berkshire Hathaway (I guess Warren Buffett loves collecting those insurance premiums).

Ed, thanks for the thumbs up for ACE.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 12-05-2012
Replies: 219
Views: 14,317
Posted By Leon-T
Re: Is sleeping OK?

Just finished reading through most of this thread. Wow. What a wealth of information.

I just wanted to second James' recommendation of this book. It's a great read.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 12-05-2012
Replies: 22
Views: 2,099
Posted By Leon-T
Need Input on Insurance Companies

I'm looking for insurance on a 32 foot 2011 Racer Cruiser to be cruised in the Chesapeake (possibly also do the Delmarva rally in a few years).

So far I've gotten a quote from BoatUS and Marks...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 10-03-2007
Replies: 19
Views: 1,909
Posted By Leon-T
Thumbs up The finest production sailboat ever: Lindenberg...

The finest production sailboat ever: Lindenberg 26
(http://www.lindenberg26.org/)
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 10-03-2007
Replies: 46
Views: 10,833
Posted By Leon-T
I had been considering the C&C 99 , no longer.

I had been considering the C&C 99 , no longer.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 07-24-2003
Replies: 24
Views: 2,995
Posted By Leon-T
Sunglasses

I recently got a pair of DirtyDog sunglasses (dirtydog.com), the Spin model, and they''re GREAT! Excellent lens quality (comparable to the Serengetti''s I lost a few years ago), comes with a hard...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 03-28-2003
Replies: 5
Views: 6,772
Posted By Leon-T
Going loco? Pearson 30 vs. Capri 30, Olsen 25

Try a Lindenberg 26. Fast boat, roomy decks, good sized quarterberths, easy to sail short-handed or single-handed as well.

Get more info at www.lindenberg26.org
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 03-14-2003
Replies: 19
Views: 6,699
Posted By Leon-T
Bottom Job question(s)

If you use an electric sander (like a handheld Makita) you''ll be there all day. If you do it by hand you''ll be there all weekend.

See if you can borrow/rent a pneumatic rotary sander that takes...
Forum: Racing 03-14-2003
Replies: 3
Views: 2,591
Posted By Leon-T
favored side of the line

I agree... IF you get off the line with speed. In some cases when you have a lot of boats crowded at the "favored end" and creating bad air, you may be better off avoiding the crowd and starting...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 11-09-2001
Replies: 6
Views: 3,856
Posted By Leon-T
depth sounder dillemna

I''m not a fan of bedding in-hull transducers with epoxy because epoxy is rather messy, and it''s hard to get rid of all the bubbles (and bubbles will render the transducer useless)

I dumped my...
Forum: Seamanship & Navigation 09-13-2001
Replies: 8
Views: 4,602
Posted By Leon-T
Creating a deviation table from a GPS.

Some GPS devices let you set headings to magnetic. I have a Garmin GPS 76: it lets you set the heading to magnetic, and it automatically adds (subtracts) variation. You can also manually input the...
Forum: Learning to Sail 08-24-2001
Replies: 6
Views: 10,453
Posted By Leon-T
Mainsail Flaking Singlehanded

Jeff, Mike, thanks for the advice. I''ll try it this weekend.

[Note: One additional complication was that my first generation B&R Rig placed the mast groove 14 inches above the boom (don''t ask...
Forum: Learning to Sail 08-22-2001
Replies: 6
Views: 10,453
Posted By Leon-T
Mainsail Flaking Singlehanded

I often need to drop and flake the mainsail on my own while my wife tends to our child. I have an autopilot on our 26 foot sloop, but can anyone provide hints how I can handle the main halyard, and...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 07-23-2001
Replies: 2
Views: 947
Posted By Leon-T
product called ''''New Glass''''

I first learned about NewGlass 2 when it was highly recommended to me by sailors I trust, they said they never had problems with it. I bought a 1977 boat this spring, and the topsides were chalky. ...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 07-02-2001
Replies: 7
Views: 1,925
Posted By Leon-T
Resheaving Main Halyard

We crimped a lead weight onto fishing line, then whipped the fishing line onto a messenger line at 3 places (due to the slippery nature of the fishing line). We then sewed the other end of the...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 06-21-2001
Replies: 7
Views: 1,925
Posted By Leon-T
Resheaving Main Halyard

Thanks, Tom. I really didn''t want to unstep the mast.

One variation I think I''ll try: instead of taping the halyard to the fishing line, you can get a more secure connection by using a leader...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 06-19-2001
Replies: 7
Views: 1,925
Posted By Leon-T
Resheaving Main Halyard

I need some suggestions on resheaving the main halyard down a mast of a 26 foot sloop.

Tried sewing a bicycle chain to the end of the halyard (to give it some weight) and sending the chain over...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 05-07-2001
Replies: 2
Views: 1,171
Posted By Leon-T
Lindenberg 26 Info

Thanks -- please send to lturkevich@mdslaw.com
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 04-30-2001
Replies: 2
Views: 1,171
Posted By Leon-T
Lindenberg 26 Info

I''m looking to buy a Lindenberg 26 as my first boat for daysailing, overnighting, and (eventual) racing. Used to crew on one 12 yrs. ago. Can anyone provide me any info. on their experiences re:...
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