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Forum: Crew Wanted/Available   09-16-2011
Replies: 28
Views: 5,856
Posted By RetCO
Experienced sailor availiable

Hello Margo
I've been sailing the LI Sound for many years and wanting to sail offshore and in the Caribean. I own a 28 ft sloop and am a Licenced Captain.
I would be able to meet you in Florida...
Forum: Crew Wanted/Available   12-30-2010
Replies: 5
Views: 1,239
Posted By RetCO
I am interested in crewing for that trip as I...

I am interested in crewing for that trip as I will in Ft Lauderdale at that time. I am a light smoker, if thats not a deal breaker, let me know
Forum: Crew Wanted/Available   11-25-2010
Replies: 2
Views: 704
Posted By RetCO
Experienced Crew needs boat-Jan. Ft Lauderdale

Hello
I am going to be in Ft Lauderdale in January and am interested in crewing in the Caribbean.
I own/operate a 28' sloop in Long Island. Also have a 6 pack license Any suggestions how I can go...
Forum: Newport   12-03-2009
Replies: 5
Views: 1,483
Posted By RetCO
removing a thru-hull, any advice?

I am in the process of replacing my holding tank and sanitation hoses. I noticed that one of the thru-hull outflow valves is stuck and I want to remove it because there is second one and I only need...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   09-30-2008
Replies: 20
Views: 29,342
Posted By RetCO
Water in diesel fuel tank

I recently left my boat with the fuel tank fill cap off prior to some heavy rains. So obviously I've got water contamination. I ran the engine for about a half hour before I realized that there was...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   08-10-2008
Replies: 3
Views: 2,560
Posted By RetCO
Any info on Northport public dock?

I'm crusing to Northport on Tuesday. I heard there is a public dock there. Anybody know the price and facilities there? Or any alternatives?
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   01-09-2008
Replies: 6
Views: 903
Posted By RetCO
I was thinking a lightsanding or scrub brush with...

I was thinking a lightsanding or scrub brush with water.
Also if someone could reccomend a good prop paint.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   01-09-2008
Replies: 6
Views: 903
Posted By RetCO
The paint is ablative with copper and anti slime...

The paint is ablative with copper and anti slime agent. I don't recall the exact brand. The boat is on the hard and I sail in LI Sound
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   01-09-2008
Replies: 6
Views: 903
Posted By RetCO
Multi-season bottom paint

I am planning not to repaint next season. What is the best way to "freshin" up the bottom before launching and when? Also I had a lot of barncles on the prop and drain holes, what's good to paint...
Forum: Seamanship & Navigation   08-07-2007
Replies: 5
Views: 889
Posted By RetCO
Dumb question on tides

Suppose I'm sailing from Bayside to Lower Manhattan Bay as the tide is comming in. So then isn't also comming in the other way too from the Narrows?
Forum: Seamanship & Navigation   06-11-2006
Replies: 5
Views: 2,258
Posted By RetCO
Help; Hells gate

I am planning a July 4th voyage to NY Harbor from City Island. I have a 23' sloop. Can somene tell me if there are vessel restrictions on July 4th and the best times to pass through Hells gate.
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