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Forum: Living Aboard   2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 237
Views: 96,217
Posted By Planb835
Re: Who''s living on what??

We are in the process of moving aboard a Morgan OI 33. I like the advice of adjusting your life style to the size of the boat.

We've sold the house and are in a short term apartment for less than...
Forum: Morgan   01-01-2010
Replies: 148
Views: 31,188
Posted By Planb835
We have a 1974 33' O/I that we keep in Oriental,...

We have a 1974 33' O/I that we keep in Oriental, NC. Very nice boat. Boat was virtually rebuilt by the previous owner. Our present project is a new bimini.
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   11-28-2009
Replies: 23
Views: 2,668
Posted By Planb835
I had a Cal 25 with an old Atomic diesel in it. ...

I had a Cal 25 with an old Atomic diesel in it. It died. I was told I would get 20% of my purchase price if I tried to sell it without a working engine. We put a Beta in it and did some other...
Forum: Morgan   01-11-2009
Replies: 28
Views: 5,287
Posted By Planb835
Don't forget the ring pliers!!!! I tried to...

Don't forget the ring pliers!!!!

I tried to force that locking strip in with the marlin spike. My thumbs went numb for several weeks. After an hour I had 6" of locking strip installed. I...
Forum: Morgan   11-11-2008
Replies: 28
Views: 5,287
Posted By Planb835
I do not have the website available at this time....

I do not have the website available at this time. I did buy some excess marterial from Stuart for my OI33. The tool that worked the best for me was a pair of "ring" pliers. They are used to...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   10-18-2008
Replies: 40
Views: 5,808
Posted By Planb835
I really liked the "small oyster". If you want...

I really liked the "small oyster". If you want to take good pictures go on the tour of the large steel charter boat just in front of the Virginia. While I was on deck someone came by in a J boat...
Forum: Learning to Sail   09-26-2008
Replies: 2
Views: 600
Posted By Planb835
Chase, Call the boat dealers in Oriental, ...

Chase,
Call the boat dealers in Oriental, Deaton Yachts and Triton Yachts come to mind. They can recomend someone. Henry at Triton has done a lot of racing.
Oriental is 3 hours from Raleigh and...
Forum: Morgan   04-05-2008
Replies: 28
Views: 5,287
Posted By Planb835
Sorry to be stupid but what is a locking strip? ...

Sorry to be stupid but what is a locking strip? I have a 74 33 OI and my wife just called to say most of the ports are leaking. Is there anything tricky to rebedding these ports? Does it require...
Forum: Introduce Yourself   02-23-2008
Replies: 3,400
Views: 851,096
Posted By Planb835
Oriental, NC Neuse River & Pamlico Sound.

Oriental, NC Neuse River & Pamlico Sound.
Forum: Morgan   07-03-2007
Replies: 6
Views: 2,198
Posted By Planb835
Owner Groups

Homer,
We would be interested in a 33 OI owenr group. We just purchased a 1974 model and are learning new things every day!
Matt
Forum: Learning to Sail   05-17-2007
Replies: 38
Views: 4,304
Posted By Planb835
Docking Advice

The only thing I would add is you can never hit the dock going to slow! Reverse is your friend. More times than not I've put it into reverse to slow down the momentum. This way I've eliminated a...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   04-23-2007
Replies: 52
Views: 3,138
Posted By Planb835
Plan B

We call our boat Plan B from the saying " The key to life is how well you deal with Plan B". Also Plan A was to expensive, Plan B got us on the water.
Forum: Cal   03-25-2007
Replies: 6
Views: 1,845
Posted By Planb835
New Engine

While I do not have a Cal 37 I did repower my Cal 25 Mk 2 with a Beta Marine engine. It is built off of a Kubuta block and fit perfectly in the same foot print as my old atomic. It has a manual...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   09-23-2006
Replies: 77
Views: 9,854
Posted By Planb835
I used to have a gentleman renting the slip next...

I used to have a gentleman renting the slip next to me who was living on his Catalina 25. He had moved to North Carolina from Ohio to find a better job. Because he owned his boat he was able to...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   09-23-2006
Replies: 7
Views: 3,270
Posted By Planb835
IMHO go with the cal because when you go to sell...

IMHO go with the cal because when you go to sell there are very few cal's available but lots of catalina's. If you are selling a catalina there are all the other catalina's to compete with and it...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   04-01-2006
Replies: 20
Views: 3,213
Posted By Planb835
I also own a Cal 25 and while we do not race...

I also own a Cal 25 and while we do not race there was one in the Oriental area that did quite well racing. I got mine for less that 10k also and have enjoyed it. The reason the price is low as...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   03-25-2006
Replies: 14
Views: 2,203
Posted By Planb835
What is Captain Tolley's Creeping Crack Cure?

What is Captain Tolley's Creeping Crack Cure?
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   03-25-2006
Replies: 5
Views: 879
Posted By Planb835
I have been extremely fortunate in that I could...

I have been extremely fortunate in that I could always sell my boat. Which one has better resale? Are your friends dumping dogs on you? Why are they being so nice? Go to yachtworld.com and...
Forum: Introduce Yourself   03-25-2006
Replies: 3,400
Views: 851,096
Posted By Planb835
Neuse River, Pamlico Sound, North Carolina

Neuse River, Pamlico Sound, North Carolina
Forum: Learning to Sail   03-25-2006
Replies: 21
Views: 14,549
Posted By Planb835
While I have not taken the J World class I was in...

While I have not taken the J World class I was in Key West 2 years ago and had the pleasure of watching 6 boats sail in through moored boats, docks and traffic to dock perfectly at the J World dock. ...
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