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Forum: Learning to Sail   09-26-2005
Replies: 30
Views: 10,637
Posted By goduke
Daysailer for two ... ?

One problem with the smaller Catalina (Capri) and Hunters is the performance in winds over about 15 kts. I had a Capri 14.2 and found it difficult to sail to weather in such winds. They''re...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   06-21-2005
Replies: 19
Views: 1,685
Posted By goduke
Repairing inflatables

Also - have a marking pen like a Sharpie with you when you''re looking for the leak so you can mark it immediately without having to stop - find a pen and loose the spot
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   04-27-2005
Replies: 14
Views: 1,989
Posted By goduke
Boats and Luxury Watches

I did about the same as Dave A - it is a ploy. Plus I thought that the watches were quite ugly.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   01-14-2005
Replies: 2
Views: 742
Posted By goduke
New mast invention

OK - its been over 30 days. Has anyone heard any more about great new invention?
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   02-03-2004
Replies: 5
Views: 3,653
Posted By goduke
Mildew - cushion foam

How about chlorine bleach?
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   10-28-2003
Replies: 6
Views: 902
Posted By goduke
looking for 18'''' boat

Check out a Lightning

www.lightningclass.org
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   08-08-2003
Replies: 3
Views: 4,085
Posted By goduke
Nylon or Dacron ?

Chances are that,if it is double braid,it is dacron. Although, there are some manufacturers that make dock lines that are braided. Also, if the diameter is less than 7/16" or so, the lines are...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   08-07-2003
Replies: 3
Views: 4,085
Posted By goduke
Nylon or Dacron ?

I guess we can asume that you''re talking about older line. Generally, nylon has more stretch/elasticity. However, as it ages it gets stiffer and it becomes harder to tell - especially with less...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   07-22-2003
Replies: 5
Views: 2,495
Posted By goduke
Beware of Sailrite

sailingbob:

Just noticed that you replied to another post and indicated that the thread was the culprit. That makes more sense. I''ve always used white thread - not always as clean looking but I...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   07-22-2003
Replies: 5
Views: 2,495
Posted By goduke
Beware of Sailrite

VERY INTERESTING! I''ve done a lot of business with these folks and have always been completely satisfied. I hate to hear that.

Sounds like the fabric was the real culprit. Was it Sunbrella? I...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   07-22-2003
Replies: 24
Views: 3,182
Posted By goduke
Sunglasses

Curious to know what your sailing sunglasses of choice are. Most interested in hearing from those who use prescription sunglasses.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   06-27-2003
Replies: 1
Views: 877
Posted By goduke
Chart for rigging

Is it a Loos guage? If so, let me know and I can get you a copy.
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   06-24-2003
Replies: 7
Views: 1,130
Posted By goduke
Boats under 20''''

Listen to "Silmaril" - go with the Lightning.

Period.
Forum: Racing   05-20-2003
Replies: 11
Views: 6,437
Posted By goduke
AMF 2100 Imformation

Try this guy..............

http://members.hometown.aol.com/amfboats/Force5.html
Forum: Racing   05-20-2003
Replies: 11
Views: 6,437
Posted By goduke
AMF 2100 Imformation

This is probably a long shot but I can see that you''re trying hard to find information. Back when AMF was in the small sailboat business (they also owned Hatteras Yachts for a while)their mainstay...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   05-06-2003
Replies: 7
Views: 1,074
Posted By goduke
Patching Screw Holes

I''d say a product called Marine Tex would do the trick. It come is a fast cure variety that may be your best choice.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   01-21-2003
Replies: 1
Views: 562
Posted By goduke
silver spoons

I bet the marine environment will be rough on silver. Have you seen what salt does to sterling salt shakers when they''re not properly cared for. You''ll probably be OK if you wash it promptly by...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   01-10-2003
Replies: 21
Views: 2,204
Posted By goduke
Costs of Sailing merchandise

Let us not forget what I beleive to be the best two vendors of certain sailboat supplies in the country. They are Layline out of Raleigh NC and Annapolis Performance Sailing. Although they do cater...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   12-19-2002
Replies: 6
Views: 887
Posted By goduke
Recommendations for handheld VHF?

I asked a friend who is a harbor pilot this same question a few years ago. He said they have used ICOMs as long as he can remember. If its good enough for them......
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   10-29-2002
Replies: 6
Views: 1,527
Posted By goduke
folding mast

Something doesn''t make sense here. Do you HAVE to leave the boom up? Seems the boom could be lowered or removed to get under the bridge.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   09-13-2002
Replies: 7
Views: 1,560
Posted By goduke
Sailkote

Best dry-type lube ever made. Buy it, use it on the boat, home - anywhere. Do not spray it on (or near) anything that you don''t want to slide or be slick.
Forum: Racing   08-29-2002
Replies: 2
Views: 1,421
Posted By goduke
North Carolina Racing?

You all need to check out Lake Norman Yacht Club at www.lnyc.org

We are in the process of buliding a Lightning fleet - have 6 boats to date.

RGS - Lightning #14432
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   07-24-2002
Replies: 24
Views: 8,943
Posted By goduke
Cape Fear 38

Anyone seen or sailed the new Cape Fear 38? Have seen a number of adds in magazines and they seem to be getting some good press. I''d also be interested in what anyone knows about the company.
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Forum: Learning to Sail   04-26-2002
Replies: 3
Views: 1,559
Posted By goduke
Freakin Sinking!!

I would be suprised that a leaking port could leak enough to fill the hull in 30 mins. Could it be that there was already a lot of water in the hull before you went sailing?

Most of those ports -...
Forum: Learning to Sail   04-26-2002
Replies: 3
Views: 1,559
Posted By goduke
Freakin Sinking!!

I would be suprised that a leaking port could leak enough to fill the hull in 30 mins. Could it be that there was already a lot of water in the hull before you went sailing?

Most of those ports -...
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