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Forum: Gear & Maintenance   04-15-2015
Replies: 6
Views: 795
Posted By ichorniy
Re: Remove bilge float switch over winter

Flat switch seem very unrealizable to me. You poor water in the build and pump will not work because float is stuck with debris. 5 years ago I switched to this electronic monitor: it just works.
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Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   07-18-2010
Replies: 26
Views: 2,087
Posted By ichorniy
I don't think there is any problem with a rudder....

I don't think there is any problem with a rudder. There is no sign of any damage. It looks strait and it is no different when any other hunter 29.5 I was able to see.

I only get weather helm when...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   07-17-2010
Replies: 26
Views: 2,087
Posted By ichorniy
I have got edson 36 wheel on the craigslist;...

I have got edson 36 wheel on the craigslist; installed it on Friday and today we had fairly windy day with 12-15 knots gusting to 20 occasionally so we took boat for a test run.

I can tell that...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   07-09-2010
Replies: 26
Views: 2,087
Posted By ichorniy
I will try using Vang to flatten the sail. I...

I will try using Vang to flatten the sail. I replaced my 4:1 mainsheet system with 6:1 and it helped a lot to control the main. I didn't realize I need the same purchase for vang.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   07-09-2010
Replies: 26
Views: 2,087
Posted By ichorniy
I have regular 4:1 set of blocks for a Vang. I...

I have regular 4:1 set of blocks for a Vang. I don't use Vang often except when downwind to prevent boom from going up and down. I guess I should try to use it more often to try flattening the main...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   07-09-2010
Replies: 26
Views: 2,087
Posted By ichorniy
Nope my mainsail doesn't have a cringle for...

Nope my mainsail doesn't have a cringle for cunningham. I don't know why they didn't bother as it helps to flatten the sail a lot. I agree adding cunningham if you have a cringle would be a simple...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   07-09-2010
Replies: 26
Views: 2,087
Posted By ichorniy
Yes, I have room for 36 inch wheel. Or at least I...

Yes, I have room for 36 inch wheel. Or at least I think I do.

I have no backstay on Hunter, so backstay adjuster does not apply for me. I don't have cunningham on mine mainsail neither. Is this...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   07-09-2010
Replies: 26
Views: 2,087
Posted By ichorniy
My traveler is actually on the pedestal in front...

My traveler is actually on the pedestal in front of the wheel. It is probably only 24 inch long with cart taking some space too so it gives me only 20 inch to play with. It is better than nothing but...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   07-09-2010
Replies: 26
Views: 2,087
Posted By ichorniy
Steering wheel size

I have Hunter 29.5 with big main. If main is overpowered I get quite a bit of weather helm. If wind is stable its ok but if wind is gusty I sometimes keep fighting with a wheel. I am still ok but my...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   07-09-2010
Replies: 9
Views: 681
Posted By ichorniy
Thanks for all replies. I guess i will get manual...

Thanks for all replies. I guess i will get manual and will try to tweak it if I can.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   07-08-2010
Replies: 9
Views: 681
Posted By ichorniy
Thanks for reply Sailingdog. I have Hunter...

Thanks for reply Sailingdog.

I have Hunter 29.5 and ST30 autopilot which is probably as old as boat: 15 years.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   07-08-2010
Replies: 9
Views: 681
Posted By ichorniy
Autopilot: S shaped course

I have older ST 30 autopilot which I seldom use because if you motor or go downwind autopilot tend to steer S shaped course and swings up to 10 degrees of original course. The only time I can use...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   08-20-2009
Replies: 7
Views: 921
Posted By ichorniy
Canvas shop in GTA area

I am thinking of adding a dodger to my boat. There is couple of places in Toronto to choose. I was wondering if somebody can provide feedback or recommend canvas shop.
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   08-06-2009
Replies: 17
Views: 3,702
Posted By ichorniy
We are doing Niagara on the Lake trip every year...

We are doing Niagara on the Lake trip every year sometimes 2-3 times per year. It is 5 hour trip sailing in a good wind and 4.5 hour motoring if there is no wind. Niagara on the Lake is a busy place...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   01-29-2009
Replies: 10
Views: 1,683
Posted By ichorniy
I just purchased boat in Ohio and sailed it to...

I just purchased boat in Ohio and sailed it to Toronto in June 2008. Process was very simple.

On entering Canadian port call the Customs. They will ask you some simple questions about the boat...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   01-11-2009
Replies: 8
Views: 2,035
Posted By ichorniy
next step

Thanks bljones that was helpful!

I think I will follow these steps posted by sailingfool at some of the previous posts:

This should be a simple DIY repair.
- Buy a supply of West Expoxy and...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   01-11-2009
Replies: 8
Views: 2,035
Posted By ichorniy
Keel is lead, or at least it should be...

Thanks for all responses! I had the boat surveyed before the purchase. Surveyor said that this cosmetic is not serious but I need to fix it in the next season or two to prevent spread. Survey itself...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   01-11-2009
Replies: 8
Views: 2,035
Posted By ichorniy
Small crack and rust stain on the side of the keel

I have a Hunter 29.5 1996.

As I understand it has top portion of the keel encapsulated and at the bottom I have lead bulb with a small wings.

I have small crack on the side of the keel with a...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   01-07-2009
Replies: 41
Views: 5,730
Posted By ichorniy
Niagara-on-the-Lake and 50 points marina

We like port Dalhousie a lot but our favorite spot is Niagara-on-the-Lake yacht club: short walk to the town, Fort George etc. Club itself is very nice with good docks and accommodations. 50 points...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   07-10-2008
Replies: 54
Views: 6,223
Posted By ichorniy
Jjns, check out Doral Marine Resort. They have...

Jjns, check out Doral Marine Resort. They have "August deal" at the moment. If you pay for 2009 now you will get half of the 2008 season and 2008 winter storage for free.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   07-09-2008
Replies: 14
Views: 1,349
Posted By ichorniy
I think my numbers are painted.

I think my numbers are painted.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   07-09-2008
Replies: 14
Views: 1,349
Posted By ichorniy
Replacing license number from the hull

I have got new old boat in States. I have sailed it to Toronto from Huron Ohio. I need to replace old Ohio registration number with new Ontario numbers. Have somebody do it in the past? Any advice on...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   07-08-2008
Replies: 54
Views: 6,223
Posted By ichorniy
Midland Area

I am considering Midland. There are 5-6 big full service marinas in that area. I don't think finding a slip should be a problem. It may take couple of year moving from place to place before we find...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   07-08-2008
Replies: 54
Views: 6,223
Posted By ichorniy
Georgian Bay Cruising

Hi, I am currently keeping my boat in Toronto. This way I can get to the boat and participate in the evening club races. Weekend cruising is not so great. We don't have many islands at west end of...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   04-29-2008
Replies: 4
Views: 1,240
Posted By ichorniy
Thanks Jody, how do i do the title search?

Thanks Jody, how do i do the title search?
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