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Forum: Gear & Maintenance   09-09-2010
Replies: 5
Views: 639
Posted By shadypark
Rigging and tacking

So I have had my boat about 4 years now and starting to feel pretty comfortable with how she handles and her quirks, but I noticed last weekend that I was having a particularly hard time making a...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   05-12-2010
Replies: 3
Views: 1,071
Posted By shadypark
Macgregor 22 purchase

Greetings all:
I am now living in the Port Washington area of Long Island and had to leave my boat back in TX.

I took a look at a macgregor 22 recently and well the price is right.

the good: ...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   09-14-2009
Replies: 1
Views: 629
Posted By shadypark
Sell her or ship her?

Greetings all,
It looks very likely that I will be taking on a new employment opportunity that will require me to relocate to Long Island from Texas. What is keeping me up so late is the question:...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   06-25-2009
Replies: 6
Views: 2,044
Posted By shadypark
There is an article posted by a fellow member...

There is an article posted by a fellow member that goes into great detail.

http://www.sailnet.com/forums/gear-maintenance/42542-adjusting-your-rig.html

I think talking to a local rigger is a...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   05-24-2009
Replies: 13
Views: 1,721
Posted By shadypark
A buddy of mine (an avid hiker) recently told me...

A buddy of mine (an avid hiker) recently told me of his experience of making taco meat (from hamburger) and dehydrating that. He says he will routinely have it mailed to him while on a long trip and...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   05-07-2009
Replies: 4
Views: 2,302
Posted By shadypark
cabin sole repair documentation

Greeting All,
I am endeavoring to replace my cabin sole after I discovered that subfloor was decayed.
What I am looking fork, so far unsuccessfully, is a book or an article that describes ...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   04-27-2009
Replies: 31
Views: 2,801
Posted By shadypark
my 2 cents

I read a quote somewhere... (i think it was in Don Casey's This Old Boat) regarding making an offer.. it went something like this:
"make an offer of half the asking price but, beware, because they...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   01-26-2009
Replies: 3
Views: 489
Posted By shadypark
Halyard alternatives

Greetings all:
It is definitely time to replace the main halyard on my Hunter 25. Currently in use is a line that ends in a cable. Is that cable in place due to a tolerance requirement or due to a...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   01-10-2009
Replies: 14
Views: 6,098
Posted By shadypark
Thanks CrazyRu. I have been digging around for...

Thanks CrazyRu. I have been digging around for this information and your link was exactly what i was looking for.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   12-18-2008
Replies: 6
Views: 764
Posted By shadypark
All: Thanks for the quick assistance!! I had a...

All:
Thanks for the quick assistance!! I had a few minutes this afternoon to run out to the marina to perform what i hope is a good temporary solution.

Basically, I took a brick cut it to make it...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   12-18-2008
Replies: 6
Views: 764
Posted By shadypark
Cabin Sole and other issues

Greetings all,
After about a year of ownership of my first boat i decided to replace the old decaying deck in the interior cabin. I soon discovered badly decayed (waterlogged) support boards for the...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   11-13-2008
Replies: 5
Views: 1,882
Posted By shadypark
Furler install question

Are all furlers installed on the headstay? I would swear that i saw on attached to a jib halyard. Is that likely or does that even make sense?
thanks as always!
Forum: Learning to Sail   07-27-2008
Replies: 304
Views: 57,268
Posted By shadypark
I have only watched a few at this time, but wow,...

I have only watched a few at this time, but wow, thank you!
Forum: Introduce Yourself   07-22-2008
Replies: 3,400
Views: 851,895
Posted By shadypark
Galveston Bay

Galveston Bay
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   05-20-2008
Replies: 2
Views: 709
Posted By shadypark
any experience with this company?

Kinda late to be asking now but i figured what the hey..
Do any of you have experience with Onlineoutboard.com?
last weekend i purchased a nissan 9.9 outboard from them and was wondering if you...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   12-22-2007
Replies: 12
Views: 2,720
Posted By shadypark
how about this...

I could be described like your friend. I have been getting this mag called Practical Sailor for about a year now. It is very light in advertising and has quite a few articles for a variety if skill...
Forum: Crew Wanted/Available   06-06-2007
Replies: 2
Views: 1,063
Posted By shadypark
I travel pretty extensively but I could crew...

I travel pretty extensively but I could crew maybe one or so weekend a month.
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