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Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   04-17-2009
Replies: 41
Views: 3,686
Posted By AlCameron
It does go both ways people...I was trying to...

It does go both ways people...I was trying to sell my pride and joy, cleaned her up, took off all my gear I didn't want to part with, cleaned the bottom, serviced the winches, I even cleaned the sink...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   03-18-2009
Replies: 56
Views: 6,956
Posted By AlCameron
Talking balanced helm, sweet thru the water, and...

Talking balanced helm, sweet thru the water, and fun to sail, Gary Mull's Santana 37 was one nicely balanced boat. But I have to agree that whatever boat I'm on or whatever boat I currently own, is...
Forum: Introduce Yourself   01-27-2009
Replies: 1
Views: 297
Posted By AlCameron
Just Another Peal Harbor DaySailor

Aloha everyone, I'm a long time sailor originally from the Great PNW, but now transplanted into Pearl Harbor courtesy of the USAF Civil Service. I'm fortunate to have been sailing for over 40 years....
Forum: Learning to Sail   01-27-2009
Replies: 28
Views: 4,038
Posted By AlCameron
I'm not as tall, but I weigh even more than you...

I'm not as tall, but I weigh even more than you and I've been sailing for years...just got to pick the right boat. And that doesn't have to be some sort of sterotypical boat. I actually sail a little...
Forum: Sailnet.com Polls   01-21-2009
Replies: 200
Views: 24,742
Posted By AlCameron
Not exactly a universally loved boat, but I love...

Not exactly a universally loved boat, but I love mine, J/105. I also believe it is the perfect boat for sailing here in Hawaii...
Forum: Introduce Yourself   01-15-2009
Replies: 3,429
Views: 923,720
Posted By AlCameron
Pearl Harbor, Hawaii

Pearl Harbor, Hawaii
Forum: Introduce Yourself   01-15-2009
Replies: 3
Views: 341
Posted By AlCameron
The islands are were old GIs and old boats come...

The islands are were old GIs and old boats come to retire...there are lots of both here, so if you're looking for like minded souls, you will find them all over Oahu, especially in the marinas. I've...
Forum: Sailnet.com Polls   01-14-2009
Replies: 134
Views: 17,580
Posted By AlCameron
Even if the instructions try to tell me this is...

Even if the instructions try to tell me this is something only a "professional" should do, I will still try to do it myself, I've found most "professionals" don't care enough to do it right the first...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   01-14-2009
Replies: 359
Views: 43,201
Posted By AlCameron
I have to agree with most everyone in that most...

I have to agree with most everyone in that most of my boats keep the name they come with...however I have learned that changing the name may be necessary, especially if it is something you do not...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   02-15-2004
Replies: 4
Views: 6,106
Posted By AlCameron
Wylie hawkfarm 28

I''m sorry I didn''t see this post sooner, been at a conference all week. My wife and I sail a Hawkfarm. We love the boat, handles the seas very well, is a bit tender intially but sails really well...
Forum: Racing   01-28-2004
Replies: 13
Views: 5,859
Posted By AlCameron
Replacement sails - Hood''''s Vektran

A couple of years ago I replaced the OEM sails on a Catalina 30 I had with Rolly Taskers, went thru Dirk Sharland, National Sails out of Florida (even though at the time I lived in Washington State)....
Forum: Chartering   01-02-2004
Replies: 3
Views: 1,152
Posted By AlCameron
Hawaii ,Makaha ,Oahu

Bill,

Have you found anyone? When will you be on Oahu?

Al
alcameron@sailnet.net
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   11-02-2003
Replies: 20
Views: 3,132
Posted By AlCameron
What about in-boom furlers?

Ken,

I installed ProFurl''s boom furling system on a Catalina 30 a couple of years back and loved the system. The sail shape was great, though I was unable to adjust the foot tension while under...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   06-27-2003
Replies: 10
Views: 2,375
Posted By AlCameron
Mainsail Furling/Reefing Systems

I too got very tired of covering and uncovering the main, and flaking it every time we went sailing so it would last longer. Last summer we broke down and purchased a ProFurl boom furling system and...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   02-27-2003
Replies: 1
Views: 1,332
Posted By AlCameron
catalina 30 mast electrical wiring

John

You may want to go over to the Catalina 30 e-mail group, they are very active and seem to have lots of experienced Cat 30 owners willing to answer all sorts of questions. I took my mast off...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   02-27-2003
Replies: 7
Views: 1,045
Posted By AlCameron
wind instruments

rpowell,

While the NEED for wind instruments may not be there, many of us (even non-racers) like to have them... I recently "upgraded" my instruments, replacing the round OEM depth and speed...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   01-24-2003
Replies: 4
Views: 1,583
Posted By AlCameron
Catalina 30

Steven,
My wife and I sail an ''88 Cat 30 MkII. We love the boat but will also tell you, as have many others, that it is not perfect. The first thing I did was put on a bigger wheel to get more...
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