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Forum: Pacific Seacraft   11-13-2012
Replies: 8
Views: 1,199
Posted By BillNorrie
Re: psc hull no 237

sorry Terrwyn is actually No 231 my mistake, she was launched feb 1990
Forum: Pacific Seacraft   11-13-2012
Replies: 24
Views: 4,854
Posted By BillNorrie
Re: Autopilots on PSCs

We have a tiller on Terrwyn ( PSC 37 hull no. 231) and are looking at a below deck Auto Pilot ( to back up to our Monitor Windvane ) how to access rudder stock, Any suggestions please ? where to cut...
Forum: Pacific Seacraft   11-12-2012
Replies: 2
Views: 830
Posted By BillNorrie
PSC 37 Auto Pilot below deck mounting

We are looking to mount a Raymarine below deck Auto Pilot.
QUESTION IS : how and where does one attach the second tiller arm to the rudder stock below deck ie cut into th glass rudder stock covering...
Forum: Pacific Seacraft   09-18-2012
Replies: 8
Views: 1,199
Posted By BillNorrie
Re: psc hull no 237

Hi our Terrwyn is Hull no. 239 I believe and she was started in Nov 1989 and finished in Feb 1990 for sure.
Does this help ?
Bill
Forum: Pacific Seacraft   09-18-2012
Replies: 51
Views: 9,843
Posted By BillNorrie
Re: Singlehanding a PSC37???

our PSC 37 Terrwyn also loves her "Strong Tack" and single line reefing so we can reef at most wind angles solo from the cockpit not a problem even in the night and blowing.
Bill
Forum: Pacific Seacraft   09-18-2012
Replies: 15
Views: 2,877
Posted By BillNorrie
Re: PSC 37 How many have done away with staysail?

HI Again
on Terrwyn we only have a single winch on port cabin top BUT we also have a " hockey puck" turning fair lead that directs all three lines to the winch.( all three have proximal...
Forum: Pacific Seacraft   09-15-2012
Replies: 15
Views: 2,877
Posted By BillNorrie
Re: PSC 37 How many have done away with staysail?

SV Terrwyn loves her Stay sails ( we have a working and a storm stay sail ,both hank on ).We crossed the Pacific last year and flew one or the other 24/7.
PSC 37 mast position is 4.14 and therefore...
Forum: Pacific Seacraft   01-31-2012
Replies: 17
Views: 1,918
Posted By BillNorrie
no not quiet , we lash the whisker pole in the...

no not quiet , we lash the whisker pole in the forward lifelines gennerally underway BUT have a ring on the mast and a cleat beside the granny bars where we can put the whisker to bed upwards...
Forum: Pacific Seacraft   01-31-2012
Replies: 17
Views: 1,918
Posted By BillNorrie
PSC#& whisker pole

YES definitly "need " a whisker pole, we have a mast attached spinnaker pole and a 17 ft "whisker pole" for trade wind sailing a must in my book I cheaped out on alluminum pole and would get a...
Forum: Pacific Seacraft   12-03-2011
Replies: 10
Views: 2,026
Posted By BillNorrie
dear " Brokesailor", ...

dear " Brokesailor",
Thank you young man ! Very nice of you and you too will sail over the horizon as well !!! our baby 37s are so sweet the best 6...
Forum: Pacific Seacraft   12-02-2011
Replies: 10
Views: 2,026
Posted By BillNorrie
Ours is just forward of the traveler , WE HAVE...

Ours is just forward of the traveler , WE HAVE OUR SPINNAKER POLE MOUNTED ON FORWARD SIDE OF MAST AND i WOULD BE CONCERNED ABOUT TRAVELLING TO THE BOW IF WE EVER DID NEED TO USE THE RAFT.
...
Forum: Pacific Seacraft   12-02-2011
Replies: 28
Views: 3,113
Posted By BillNorrie
PSC jibs

on Terrwyn we have a RFJ 115% and a 135% nylon 2.2 oz Drifter with a snuffer sock. also two staysails storm and working 85 and 120 sq ft. The drifter can also
be set up "wing on wing" with...
Forum: Pacific Seacraft   02-13-2011
Replies: 13
Views: 3,093
Posted By BillNorrie
we have polars for the PSC37 from USA Sail ...

we have polars for the PSC37 from USA Sail they are out there .
Bill SV Terrwyn
Forum: Pacific Seacraft   02-13-2011
Replies: 28
Views: 3,113
Posted By BillNorrie
We have a 115 % RFJ and fly it with our 115...

We have a 115 % RFJ and fly it with our 115 sq ft staysail and tack the jib before the staysail easily. Hasse felt the sheeting angle of our staysail track limited the stay sail size to 115.
...
Forum: Pacific Seacraft   02-13-2011
Replies: 0
Views: 958
Posted By BillNorrie
PSC 37 bow sprit

Dear Members,
Could you please comment on WHY the PSC 37 now has an enlarged bowsprit and the jib stay moved further forweard than the original Crealock 37 design ? Increasesd jib ...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   03-17-2010
Replies: 44
Views: 3,513
Posted By BillNorrie
gentlemen, I have a PSC37 , 16,000 displacement ...

gentlemen, I have a PSC37 , 16,000 displacement boat and use a 60 lb CQR and 300 ft of 5/16 chain, looking to change my windlass to either a Lewmar H-3 or H-2 or a Lofrans "Tigres" please ...
Forum: Pacific Seacraft   02-01-2010
Replies: 19
Views: 3,518
Posted By BillNorrie
PSC ground tackle

dear Sam, thanks for your reply. all sounds good . However does your 200 ft of 5/16 chain stack in the locker and come out easily ? which windlass do you have please ? Horizontal ,...
Forum: Pacific Seacraft   01-19-2010
Replies: 19
Views: 3,518
Posted By BillNorrie
PS : oh and 3/8 chain vs 5/16 chain wrt...

PS : oh and 3/8 chain vs 5/16 chain wrt strength vs PSC37 size ?
Forum: Pacific Seacraft   01-19-2010
Replies: 19
Views: 3,518
Posted By BillNorrie
ground tackle

Dear Tom, thanks for your thoughts , I like the 300 ft rode all chain as a back up and plan to end for end it after a year or so in the south pacific and also think 7:1 in exposed...
Forum: Pacific Seacraft   01-18-2010
Replies: 19
Views: 3,518
Posted By BillNorrie
Hi PSC37 everyone, This is Bill s/v LL psc 37...

Hi PSC37 everyone, This is Bill s/v LL psc 37 #231.
STILL working with ground tackle question. Thoughts and comments, gentlemen please?
#1 is...
Forum: Pacific Seacraft   09-14-2009
Replies: 12
Views: 1,748
Posted By BillNorrie
Quadra island

John, hi there yes we are birthed at April Point Marina and look forward to hearing of your coming our way , we have a cottage on Drew harbour and around most of the summer. we got...
Forum: Pacific Seacraft   09-14-2009
Replies: 50
Views: 18,031
Posted By BillNorrie
Hi gang, we have Dickinson Newport desiel...

Hi gang, we have Dickinson Newport desiel heater in our PSC 37 LL ,#231 for 18 years with prior owner and it works great here in BC , but hellish messy to clean. Cheers, Bill
Forum: Pacific Seacraft   09-14-2009
Replies: 19
Views: 3,518
Posted By BillNorrie
thanks guys , cathy and I are also new to our...

thanks guys , cathy and I are also new to our S/V Lively lady , PSC 37 #231 as of january and looking to upgrade our ground tackle ( thinking of a 45 lb CQR or Bruce with 300 ft, 5/16 high...
Forum: Pacific Seacraft   09-14-2009
Replies: 5
Views: 783
Posted By BillNorrie
Nice job !!! , did you simpely drill wholes...

Nice job !!! , did you simpely drill wholes to accept the "pins"?. if so what diameter please? Bill S/v LL PSC 37 #231
Forum: Pacific Seacraft   09-14-2009
Replies: 12
Views: 1,748
Posted By BillNorrie
Hi Everyone , my wife, Cathy and I sail LL a...

Hi Everyone , my wife, Cathy and I sail LL a PSC37 #231 out of Quadra island BC as of Jan/09. Anyone up this far North ? Cheers, Bill
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