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Search: Posts Made By: bidet
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 03-05-2005
Replies: 1
Views: 844
Posted By bidet
11.0 meter S-2

I am looking at a 1985 11.0 S-2 and upon inspection of the encapsulated lead keel I found a roughly 2'' section that seemed to have a void or had become delaminated. I do not know if any water has...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 11-05-2004
Replies: 7
Views: 1,627
Posted By bidet
catalina 22

My first boat was a C-22 1977 model. the price seems reasonable but the outboard may be a bit small for this boat. I had a Evinrude 6hp and it offered very little in reverse when docking and in any...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 11-03-2004
Replies: 2
Views: 3,329
Posted By bidet
Seacocks- Marelon or Bronze

Jeff, the Bronze seacocks I mentioned can be found at West Marine. they looked like bronze to me but may be brass castings that are machined. the marelon seacock at West Marine for my seastrainer is...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 11-02-2004
Replies: 2
Views: 3,329
Posted By bidet
Seacocks- Marelon or Bronze

Our boat has the factory Marelon seacocks, several have become very difficult to open and close. can I replace them with the bronze seacocks or should I stay with the marelon. one guy was telling me...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 09-21-2004
Replies: 8
Views: 1,259
Posted By bidet
CQR Anchor

I am looking for a used 45 lb CQR. must be a lot of salvage in the south right now, does anyone have the phone number of some salvage yards that may have used anchors. hate to spend $700 on a new...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 09-08-2004
Replies: 2
Views: 660
Posted By bidet
Auto prop

Author, both the shaft and cutlass bearing are new. the old keyway gave way at the start of the season. mechanic did an engine alignment also. he did not have much in the way of advice for the prop....
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 09-07-2004
Replies: 2
Views: 660
Posted By bidet
Auto prop

I purchased a 1993 Catalin 42 that came with a Autoprop. I love the prop but when I shift from forward to reverse (or vise versa) there is a loud thud (or sometimes even a bang) as the blades swing...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 06-16-2004
Replies: 6
Views: 1,890
Posted By bidet
Trailer Boat

Ilnadi, we have moved up to a larger boat and are selling our Oday 26. having looked at Catalina''s I liked the Oday better. 2" more head room, displacement 4800 lb Catalina 4500lb, shoal draft C/B...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 05-13-2004
Replies: 4
Views: 1,678
Posted By bidet
Deisel cooling system

I was checking the oil in the diesel on our (new to us) Catalina 42 and noticed the coolant level was low in the plastic coolant reservior. we have a Yanmar 48 H.P 4JH2. do not see any sign of leaks...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 05-03-2004
Replies: 6
Views: 1,237
Posted By bidet
Best GPS/Map Under $1,500?

I think you should look at the cartridges. Garmin uses their own Blue chart cartridges. Navman, Raymarine and maybe even Standard Horizon uses c-MAP cartridges. With a Garmin if it goes bad your...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 04-13-2004
Replies: 9
Views: 1,023
Posted By bidet
C.G. Documentation

Maestro, if you have purchased a previously documented boat you can go with a standard state title. if you decide to go with documenting your boat keep in mind that the wait is about 5 months. we...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 03-21-2004
Replies: 26
Views: 2,695
Posted By bidet
Documentation

I applied for Documentation for our C-42 early December. Had the broker check on it a couple of weeks ago, they told him they are currently running 4 1/2 months behind. problem is they are Federal...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 02-18-2004
Replies: 6
Views: 1,051
Posted By bidet
Cruising Insurance

Wow, $500. sounds very reasonable. we are currently paying $873. for use on the Great lakes not below the Tanzanee bridge on the Hudson. We attended a cruising seminar last winter and it seems the...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 02-17-2004
Replies: 6
Views: 1,051
Posted By bidet
Cruising Insurance

We are trying to put some numbers together for cruising insurance. would like to hear what carriers people seem to be using, and how much in the way of premiums we might expect (ballpark) 130,000 in...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 01-29-2004
Replies: 7
Views: 1,640
Posted By bidet
Lake Erie to east coast

Thanks to all, sounds to me like the Erie canal is the way to go. no commercial traffic and lots of history. just bought cruising the Erie canal vhs.

Thanks again
Bill
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 01-08-2004
Replies: 7
Views: 1,640
Posted By bidet
Lake Erie to east coast

read it a couple of day''s ago Mike, didn''t know they charterd canal boats on it.

Bill
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 01-04-2004
Replies: 7
Views: 1,640
Posted By bidet
Lake Erie to east coast

In a couple of years my wife and I will be taking our shoal draft Catalina 42 from lake Erie to the east coast. Has anyone made this passage, can we make it out thru the Welland canal and beneath the...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 01-04-2004
Replies: 24
Views: 21,038
Posted By bidet
Catalina vs Hunter

O.K. Jack, say the rating of "A" offshore has been watered down a bit. whats that say about the boats still don''t meet that watered down rating
Bill
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 12-04-2003
Replies: 1
Views: 881
Posted By bidet
Assymetrical Spinniker

We are buying a Catalina-42, the guy tried to race it so he has a large inventory of sails, Tape drives,ect. along with three spinnakers. find I only have use for one, it''s a 3/4 ounce Sabstad...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 11-29-2003
Replies: 0
Views: 828
Posted By bidet
Thanks for the advice

Would like to thank everyone for the advice you have offered. you may remember I wrote a couple of months ago (advice on a cruising boat) well we decided on a 1993 Catalina 42 2 cabin wing keel. for...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 11-08-2003
Replies: 0
Views: 1,282
Posted By bidet
38 Vegabond westwind

I am looking at a 1985 Vegabond west wind 38, cutter rig 4''11" draft. could''nt find any ratings on this boat and sailing performance is a factor. anybody familar with them. will be using her a...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 11-06-2003
Replies: 5
Views: 1,126
Posted By bidet
Catalina 42

Thanks, I had joined the C-42 list. will try the Catalina list

Bill
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 11-06-2003
Replies: 5
Views: 1,126
Posted By bidet
Catalina 42

already joined the list, it is not very active.

Bill
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 11-05-2003
Replies: 5
Views: 1,126
Posted By bidet
Catalina 42

My wife and I are considering a Catalina 42 for cruising the east coast to Fla. keys and a possible jump over to the Bahamas. can we ask your opinions on this boat as a live aboard and on it''s...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 09-24-2003
Replies: 10
Views: 2,741
Posted By bidet
advice on buying a cruising boat

My wife and I are finally getting serious about looking for a cruising boat. we have been surfing yachtworld and with all the models it is easy to get confused,(cutter or sloop,full keel or bulb,...
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