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Forum: Gear & Maintenance   01-31-2015
Replies: 24
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Ok I think I'm going to try to find a used lewmar...

Ok I think I'm going to try to find a used lewmar ocean size 70 then. But I will keep the frame in mind since I will need one anyways because my deck isn't perfectly flat.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   01-31-2015
Replies: 24
Views: 1,541
I think my new hatch is maybe 17x24 but I have to...

I think my new hatch is maybe 17x24 but I have to check my storage unit where it is and the old one is 24 by 24 if you measure the edge of the frame to the edge of the frame but there is a fiberglass...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   01-29-2015
Replies: 24
Views: 1,541
Ok I'm getting a better picture. Should the under...

Ok I'm getting a better picture. Should the under frame be bolted thru and countersunk and then have the hatch attached or should it be bolted thru from the frame of the hatch thru the under frame...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   01-29-2015
Replies: 24
Views: 1,541
Ok so as I understand it I take a thick peice of...

Ok so as I understand it I take a thick peice of g10 or fiberglass or a hardwood and I bevel the bottom of it to fit the curvature of the hull.

Then I make a cutout in the material for the hatch....
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   01-28-2015
Replies: 24
Views: 1,541
Ok so where do I buy fiberglass plates and how do...

Ok so where do I buy fiberglass plates and how do I make it so it fits the curve exactly and isn't over or under curved
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   01-28-2015
Replies: 24
Views: 1,541
Thanks for the link the question I then have is...

Thanks for the link the question I then have is how would I bevel the bottom of the wood or glass to fit the curvature luckily my hull is not massively curved but is enough so to require the beveled...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   01-28-2015
Replies: 24
Views: 1,541
Unfortunately I won't be going up to the boat...

Unfortunately I won't be going up to the boat until March and have plenty of photos of the boat but none of the hatch. So what you are saying is to epoxy a block of wood to the opening and then mount...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   01-28-2015
Replies: 24
Views: 1,541
I don't have a cored deck contest made the 30...

I don't have a cored deck contest made the 30 without a core the deck is solid glass so taking that into consideration how would I be able to sandwich it if the laminate is solid. Also the former...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   01-28-2015
Replies: 24
Views: 1,541
By the way when I say longer and wider, longer =...

By the way when I say longer and wider, longer = fore to aft, wider= starboard to port.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   01-28-2015
Replies: 24
Views: 1,541
Hatch installation

I am installing a new lewmar hatch to replace my old wood framed hatch. However the dimensions are different. The old hatch is square and therefore is longer but slightly less wide. My question is is...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   10-17-2014
Replies: 52
Views: 6,841
Re: Building or buying a 30ft cruiser

Look at how many boats that were bought as kits in the 70s and 80s are still unfinished you can find hulls from that era that are unfinished still. that shows you how much work just fitting out the...
Forum: Vessels Lost, Missing, or in Danger   10-17-2014
Replies: 32
Views: 3,242
Re: Man running in inflatable bubble rescued off coast of Florida

His website claims the water around bermuda is some of the most dangerous and unpredictable in the world, apparently he hasn't heard of the southern ocean...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   02-05-2014
Replies: 26
Views: 2,373
Re: cheapest mooring in gta

what kind of ground is it in tommy thomson park and whats the depth like. I have about 30 feet of 5/8 chain and 450 ft of 5/8 rode. What anchor works best, i could buy a new one if the investment...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   02-04-2014
Replies: 26
Views: 2,373
Re: cheapest mooring in gta

if i got really good ground tackle and used massive scope would it be safe to leave it there for like 8 hours during a workday. would that be responsible. and if it was really storming or something i...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   02-04-2014
Replies: 26
Views: 2,373
Re: cheapest mooring in gta

what about other mooring balls i thought there were some in the west end somewhere
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   02-04-2014
Replies: 26
Views: 2,373
Re: cheapest mooring in gta

i emailed aquatic park, and they have not yet replied. I don't want to anchor out because while i plan to live aboard in the summer, I don't want to risk losing the boat and anchoring out is fine if...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   02-04-2014
Replies: 26
Views: 2,373
Re: cheapest mooring in gta

In that case I will be getting liability insurance, is that all most places require
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   02-04-2014
Replies: 26
Views: 2,373
Re: cheapest mooring in gta

Do i need to have every system up to spec to get liability insurance or is that just for damage loss etc
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   02-04-2014
Replies: 15
Views: 751
Re: can i convert a working jib into a working main

Alright thanks guys, I think ive got it in my head that its a bad idea. used sail it is. i will look into how to have the yard reimburse me though.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   02-04-2014
Replies: 15
Views: 751
Re: can i convert a working jib into a working main

it was just a thought, i just wanted to now why it wouldnt work. I'm probably going to get a used one, I haven't worked it out with them yet, I'm going to ask them to look around to try and fid it...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   02-04-2014
Replies: 26
Views: 2,373
cheapest mooring in gta

Does anyone know what the cheapest mooring in the gta is (Toronto,scarborough,Mississauga and surrounding area). I have looked into aquatic park sailing club but I can't find a cost. I am perfectly...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   02-04-2014
Replies: 15
Views: 751
can i convert a working jib into a working main

Ok this probably should be filed under the because I am poor and stupid file but i had this crazy idea last night and i wanted to be told why it wouldnt work. But the marina i had my boat at lost my...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   01-28-2014
Replies: 2,781
Views: 255,995
Re: Voyaging on $500 per month

I've never ate spam but i love canned chicken. I can't explain why i just love the stuff. although beans are still a cheaper source of protein.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   01-28-2014
Replies: 2,781
Views: 255,995
Re: Voyaging on $500 per month

hey if u put marine in the name you could probably make that 5 dollar meat 150 bucks and get away with it. just like west marine. :)
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   01-24-2014
Replies: 42
Views: 3,783
Re: 22ft on Lake Huron

I think a shark would fit the bill. they are light and therefore easier to trailer don't have excessive draft, they have a really good class association where the op lives and generally in the great...
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