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Forum: Learning to Sail   08-17-2001
Replies: 63
Views: 14,095
Posted By Waterline
Heeling Paranoia

SusieQ,
You''ve received a lot of great response to your original question of heeling. A few of my sailing "hands" had the same problem at first. I tought them firly quickly what sheeting the main...
Forum: Learning to Sail   08-17-2001
Replies: 1
Views: 1,161
Posted By Waterline
needs jib

I had great luck with sail repair and used sails at Atlantic Sail Traders. Very responsive, reasonable and proficient. No, I have no ties to them. You can reach them at 800.wind800 or at...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   08-17-2001
Replies: 0
  To Denr
Views: 582
Posted By Waterline
To Denr

Denr, Please check your internal sainet messages. Thanks
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   08-17-2001
Replies: 6
Views: 1,519
Posted By Waterline
What do I buy??????????

I found myself in the same circumstance not too long ago. I ended up buying a Catalina Capri 26 after much review and suggestions from the great people here on SailNet. I opted to go with outboard...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   08-15-2001
Replies: 0
Views: 1,207
Posted By Waterline
"Benehuntalina" Hunter 34??????

I was looking for input on either a Hunter 34 (1983) or a Beneteau First 32s5. I am considering stepping up from my first boat, a Capri 26. Any and all feed back is welcome. Yes guys and gals, I know...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   02-15-2001
Replies: 4
Views: 3,420
Posted By Waterline
Cheap Boats?

If you''re going to live in the San Diego area I can think of NO MORE affordable way. I have a friend stationed there in the Navy that does the exact same thing.
1) check with marina and see if...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   02-02-2001
Replies: 21
Views: 16,546
Posted By Waterline
Teak refinishing and repair

I have just one more question regarding your suggestions, hamiam. I was at Strictly Sail in Chicago and looked for the eppifanes(sp?) you suggested. No luck. Can you tell me a brand name or supplier...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   01-30-2001
Replies: 10
Views: 6,711
Posted By Waterline
Renaming a sail boat

The site for the renaming/denaming/naming ceremonies I referred to earlier is at:

http://www.48north.com/aug97/denaming.htm

Hope this helps
M
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   01-30-2001
Replies: 10
Views: 6,711
Posted By Waterline
Renaming a sail boat

One thing they failed to mention in the last reply is that each of the authors of the aforementioned articles disappeared at sea after writing. Oh, I take that back. One burst into flames while...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   01-29-2001
Replies: 21
Views: 16,546
Posted By Waterline
Teak refinishing and repair

Thanks again Ham for the suggestions. As far as the bleach product .. do you reccomend any particular brand? Do I use any type of stain before I apply the Eppifanes or does it have nayural staining...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   01-29-2001
Replies: 14
Views: 11,087
Posted By Waterline
A boat to avoid?????? Catalina 27

Thank you all who replied to this post. I settled on and bought a 91 Capri 26. The boat seems to have everything I need (and many things I don''t) to start off in my sailing experience.
Seemed like...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   01-28-2001
Replies: 21
Views: 16,546
Posted By Waterline
Teak refinishing and repair

G''day all,
I just purchased a wonderful craft as a first sail boat in 15 years. One little problem, the previous owner spent all the time below deck or not on the boat at all. The teak on the hatch...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   01-28-2001
Replies: 10
Views: 6,711
Posted By Waterline
Renaming a sail boat

G''day matey,
If you look under the topic heading of "General Discussion" you will find a post about this very topic along with the entire thread of replies. There is a way to rename a boat but it...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   01-22-2001
Replies: 14
Views: 11,087
Posted By Waterline
A boat to avoid?????? Catalina 27

HAMIAM,
Thanks so much for the information on URI and the others. How would you suggest moving a 28'' to 30'' boat from their loccation in RI to the midwest? I am new to this and not sure what types...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   01-21-2001
Replies: 14
Views: 11,087
Posted By Waterline
A boat to avoid?????? Catalina 27

I have run across a 1989 Catalina 27 that shall we say is a little damp. The owner didn''t winterize properly and the boat took on water thru the H2O intake on the inboard diesel. The H2O froze and...
Forum: Learning to Sail   01-20-2001
Replies: 35
Views: 6,272
Posted By Waterline
Extremely NEW!

Scubadude, Stu and Erika,
The best way for you to start scubadude is as Erika said. Immerse yourself in the sport. Learn by going to a local marina and talking with a few of the sailors. They will...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   01-19-2001
Replies: 0
Views: 1,634
Posted By Waterline
Great deal on "sunken" Catalina 27

I ahve run across a 1989 Catalina 27 that shall we say is a little damp. The owner didn''t winterize properly and the boat took on water thru the H2O intake on the inboard diesel. The H2O froze and...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   01-19-2001
Replies: 5
  PHRF?
Views: 2,309
Posted By Waterline
PHRF?

Hamiam,
Thanks for the simlicity that even this novice can understand. The rest of the information posted has been very helpful in trying to determine just what type of craft I am going to end up...
Forum: Learning to Sail   01-19-2001
Replies: 35
Views: 6,272
Posted By Waterline
Extremely NEW!

WOW! A lively conversation! I am a diver as well (just over 500 dives in the log) and just learning sailing again after a few years of respit. Scubadude, you have webbed feet like me?
Erika, if I...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   01-18-2001
Replies: 5
  PHRF?
Views: 2,309
Posted By Waterline
PHRF?

I am in the process of buying a used boat to start sailing. In the discussions posted, members refer to the PHRF rating of the craft. WHat does PHRF mean and where can I find the ratings for the...
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