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Search: Posts Made By: petegingras
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 02-09-2009
Replies: 13
Views: 1,645
Posted By petegingras
Is the boat covered? If so begin with every...

Is the boat covered? If so begin with every entry point on the mast, water is going to run/drain down every wire entering the mast. If no cover i'd assume every port a possible point of water...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 01-27-2009
Replies: 29
Views: 1,770
Posted By petegingras
Cesarid, Punta Gorda, FL? I remember...

Cesarid,

Punta Gorda, FL? I remember Hurricane Charlie laying a direct hit on that locale in 2005 or was it 2006?

Now the dip in the market is good for you but don’t repeat the mistakes of the...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 01-07-2009
Replies: 10
Views: 1,814
Posted By petegingras
duck What no interest in the wooden sailing...

duck

What no interest in the wooden sailing dinghy? Good it’s only useful a couple of times a season.

I’ve had owned an all wooden, all fiberglass, RIB (inflatable with fiberglass bottom), and...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 10-17-2008
Replies: 6
Views: 4,439
Posted By petegingras
take heart BB61, it's the dream that counts. I'm...

take heart BB61, it's the dream that counts. I'm a proud, former, owner of the Catalina 27 1976 model. I've sailed in on lakes, Erie, bays, Narragansett/Buzards', and hourbors throughout the...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 10-17-2008
Replies: 6
Views: 1,111
Posted By petegingras
Given the assumption that you're not the last...

Given the assumption that you're not the last owner of this boat, do you feel comfortable that someone is going to buy/take it off your hands in the future? Also consider if you don't know why it's...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 09-19-2008
Replies: 14
Views: 2,413
Posted By petegingras
I can attest to the vent filters effectiveness. ...

I can attest to the vent filters effectiveness. Although the charcoal will have to be replenished annually, (the charcoal is readily available at the pet store same as you’d use to filter water in a...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 09-17-2008
Replies: 17
Views: 7,358
Posted By petegingras
I sail Narragansett Bay, wing keel now, and first...

I sail Narragansett Bay, wing keel now, and first aboard a Catalina '27 (deep draft). Sailing differences are valid (pointing higher deep keel or experincing more drift with wing) but what's wrong...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 09-03-2008
Replies: 5
Views: 672
Posted By petegingras
When you say barge canal are you referring to the...

When you say barge canal are you referring to the Erie Canal? If so, you have to unstep the mast and inquire as to the canal levels, they’re generally higher in the spring, and will decrease in...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 09-03-2008
Replies: 9
Views: 2,302
Posted By petegingras
Catalina '27

You're gonna find the fiberglass hull a little thinner than the 1970's Catalina 27. You're gonna find the atomic four gasoline engine, if it hasn't been replaced. The atomics are good but gas is...
Forum: Learning to Sail 08-01-2008
Replies: 10
Views: 1,834
Posted By petegingras
I would advocate asking for forgiveness rather...

I would advocate asking for forgiveness rather than permission…find the fuel dock and pull alongside, you’ll either get assistance or tie yourself off, and then seek docking instructions. Otherwise...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 08-01-2008
Replies: 15
Views: 2,007
Posted By petegingras
I think boat surveyers do more than a home...

I think boat surveyers do more than a home inspector, I had a boat inspection that lasted 7 hours, and a home inspection that lasted less than 3 hours.
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 08-01-2008
Replies: 7
Views: 777
Posted By petegingras
It would seem to me that any State in the United...

It would seem to me that any State in the United States of America would register a boat to anyone willing to fill out a registration form, identify a bill of sale or manufactures origin, supply a...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 07-30-2008
Replies: 15
Views: 2,007
Posted By petegingras
Ken, i concur use a lawyer, title search is...

Ken,

i concur use a lawyer, title search is important and too often neglected. Try a guy named Dave Meegan in North Kingstown, RI 401.twoninefour1100. or email him at meeganesqriATAOLdotCOM.
...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 07-30-2008
Replies: 6
Views: 761
Posted By petegingras
Yep you're area is committed to their racing......

Yep you're area is committed to their racing... and the wind turbines, glad to see that's come to pass. I heard the Skyway Marina has upgraded to become a very nice location.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 07-30-2008
Replies: 9
Views: 621
Posted By petegingras
Just curious, will you deploy the assy spin while...

Just curious, will you deploy the assy spin while heading up Narr bay, or returning from B.I.? And are there other points of sail or destinations that you are particularly suited for the assy spin...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 05-13-2008
Replies: 47
Views: 8,295
Posted By petegingras
Full disclosure I have not or am not familiar...

Full disclosure I have not or am not familiar with the Peal product. Now, I’ve installed and/or maintained three different holding tank systems. And the one that works best on odor includes routine...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 05-02-2008
Replies: 17
Views: 3,006
Posted By petegingras
yep doc 3, slip 19 the BYY, not the Greenwich Bay...

yep doc 3, slip 19 the BYY, not the Greenwich Bay (newly acquired).
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 05-01-2008
Replies: 57
Views: 5,871
Posted By petegingras
i did the same with a '76 catalina 27, and i...

i did the same with a '76 catalina 27, and i wished i'd left the starboard winch on the mast.

i agree with chuckles, buy new winches for the cabintop, or consignment shop, but leave one winch on...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 05-01-2008
Replies: 17
Views: 3,006
Posted By petegingras
max-on, Eric didn't sell me that boat, i'm now at...

max-on, Eric didn't sell me that boat, i'm now at Brewers in Warwick. But sometimes at night i dream of PS.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 04-29-2008
Replies: 17
Views: 3,006
Posted By petegingras
no blues in Rhode Island at Pleasant Street...

no blues in Rhode Island at Pleasant Street Marina...just one of the few truly family owned and run marinas in RI. Small waterfront dock space, but they they've got a travel lift that'll accomidate...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 04-29-2008
Replies: 4
Views: 1,142
Posted By petegingras
Gotta hand it to the State of Ohio, that title...

Gotta hand it to the State of Ohio, that title search document is quick, cheap, but what about a lien outside the state?

I hate to be litigious or suggest you proceed with due dilagence, a...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 04-28-2008
Replies: 27
Views: 2,710
Posted By petegingras
Boat's had a hole, it's been underwater...granted...

Boat's had a hole, it's been underwater...granted the price is right given the upgrades you mentioned, but you too will eventually sell this boat. The next owner may not be willing to consider the...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 04-23-2008
Replies: 11
Views: 1,901
Posted By petegingras
hogpen, quite a rowdy reputation with the tuna...

hogpen, quite a rowdy reputation with the tuna tower set. You sure about your draft? But there won’t be much of a crowd there this time of year. Anchoring will be plenty, town moorings (lime...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 04-21-2008
Replies: 52
Views: 6,668
Posted By petegingras
SSTampa, Well not reading from the log...

SSTampa,

Well not reading from the log itself… but the story goes that I became too caviler about arriving and anchoring in a harbor that I had become all too familiar with as a port, Cuttyhunk,...
Forum: Seamanship & Navigation 04-17-2008
Replies: 29
Views: 5,371
Posted By petegingras
5 wow you got some good friends. four hours on...

5 wow you got some good friends. four hours on four hours off keep rotating, like that. you'll always have multipe crew wake, and tell them to start the sea sick pills two-three days before.
...
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