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Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   04-09-2015
Replies: 53
Views: 14,708
Posted By geronimo69
Re: Props 3 blade Vs 2 blade

Hi Gary, I too have a C27 and need to replace the prop. I'm going to go back to a 2 blade prop but also wanted to ask, how do you lock the prop during sailing. Thanks, Jim
Forum: Electrical Systems   11-17-2013
Replies: 12
Views: 1,359
Posted By geronimo69
Re: Replace Panel vs. Replace Switches

panel is in good shape, but I noticed one switch was already replaced, so rather than doing just one here and there, seems like a better idea to replace the switches. Seems like the fuse section is...
Forum: Electrical Systems   11-17-2013
Replies: 12
Views: 1,359
Posted By geronimo69
Replace Panel vs. Replace Switches

I recently replaced the anchor light. Going out to the boat this week, I checked on the light to make sure all was good. After turning on the master, then the anchor, I saw it wasn't working. So I...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   10-08-2013
Replies: 10
Views: 739
Posted By geronimo69
Batteries don't stay charged

Thanks, I did buy a voltmeter to start the preliminary tests on batts. I bought the boat over the summer and not quite sure the age of the batteries. I'll follow up later after checking batts. Thx...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   10-08-2013
Replies: 10
Views: 739
Posted By geronimo69
Batteries don't stay charged

I have a solar charger on bat 1. When I start engine, I switch the panel to ALL so that I can charge both bats. When I raise the sails and turn off the engine, I usually dont turn off the switch to...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   09-16-2013
Replies: 3
Views: 555
Posted By geronimo69
Fire Island Inlet Since Sandy

Thanks for update
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   09-11-2013
Replies: 3
Views: 555
Posted By geronimo69
Fire Island Inlet Since Sandy

Hey,
Just curious to who has passed through the Fire Island Inlet via a sailboat since Sandy? Any shoals? Low tide vs. High tide?
Thanks,
Jim
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   09-09-2013
Replies: 18
Views: 1,105
Posted By geronimo69
Newbie Sailor

Hmmm I do have a roller furler system but how would I know if it's not good to partial roll in the Jib? I did sail her like that and managed better. However leads me to another question. To control...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   09-09-2013
Replies: 18
Views: 1,105
Posted By geronimo69
TQA, I have a 27' Catalina

TQA, I have a 27' Catalina
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   09-08-2013
Replies: 18
Views: 1,105
Posted By geronimo69
Newbie Sailor

Btw Rikhall, I did mention staying home but she knew how much i did want to sail today :)
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   09-08-2013
Replies: 18
Views: 1,105
Posted By geronimo69
Newbie Sailor

Thank you both for your comments. I have sailed her with main only and have managed ok (no reef). Someone at the marina mentioned Jib only so I gave it a shot. Rolling in the Jib did keep her stable...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   09-08-2013
Replies: 13
Views: 1,275
Posted By geronimo69
To pull or not to pull....

Hi Barry, I'm just curious to where you are based. I'm in Bayshore.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   09-08-2013
Replies: 18
Views: 1,105
Posted By geronimo69
Newbie Sailor

I/we have been sailing since the end of July, maybe a dozen times. Still getting used to the winds, gusts to be exact. Today we went out in 15-20 knot winds. I told her (first mate) that we will do...
Forum: Introduce Yourself   07-31-2013
Replies: 3,429
Views: 921,663
Posted By geronimo69
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