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Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   06-12-2015
Replies: 22
Views: 1,432
Posted By beachmont
She does what I want

She does what I want
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   05-16-2015
Replies: 23
Views: 1,066
Posted By beachmont
The best place to start is so that the angle of...

The best place to start is so that the angle of pull pulls both the leach and foot tight , then you trim as you need
Forum: News Feeds   03-27-2015
Replies: 1
Views: 420
Posted By beachmont
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   01-16-2015
Replies: 13
Views: 1,460
Posted By beachmont
whisker pole topping lift - to mast or cockpit?

On my boat the toppling lift is a block about spreader height then a block on deck to cam clear that can be done from cockpit , down haul for the pole is a bock on deck to the same triple cam set...
Forum: US Northeast   08-24-2014
Replies: 4
Views: 654
Posted By beachmont
Yanmar parts in Massachusetts

I use ,,

shop.toadmarinesupply.com/marine_diesel_direct/Yanmar
TOAD Marine Supply - Formerly Torresen Marine online store offers a complete line of sailboat engine ...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   08-22-2014
Replies: 15
Views: 1,365
Posted By beachmont
Captains? We don't need no stinking captains!

Railroads have remote control yards ! Not a place you want to be
Forum: Introduce Yourself   08-20-2014
Replies: 5
Views: 365
Posted By beachmont
Sailing enthusiast eager to get back on the water

I think everyone should learn how to sail on a small boat ! You learn a lot that you don't when you just start off on a large boat ,,
Forum: Seamanship & Navigation   08-06-2014
Replies: 30
Views: 1,697
Posted By beachmont
Bad compass?

I hate to ask this but are you sure there is nothing near it that would foul it ?? Metal , magnetic , electric , ? There are more often than not adjustment screws to correct deviation but it sounds...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   11-18-2013
Replies: 1
Views: 330
Posted By beachmont
morgan help

I have a little play in my rudder so after I removed it and looked at it there's no bearings there ? It's a 30-2 any thoughts would be appreciated ,, thanks Pete
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   09-25-2013
Replies: 6
Views: 2,810
Posted By beachmont
I have a 30-2 and I like it !! It points well ,...

I have a 30-2 and I like it !! It points well , very comfortable ride , handles wind , waves !!
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   09-17-2013
Replies: 23
Views: 5,513
Posted By beachmont
Winter Stick

I like The fence post , I was always afraid that the PVC would crack and I would lose everything ,
Forum: Racing   09-12-2013
Replies: 12
Views: 996
Posted By beachmont
Effect of shifting weight

I am a firm believer that am anchor is a safety item ! One that should never be overlooked ! Readily available to use in case of going aground ,,
Forum: Mass Bay Sailors   09-10-2013
Replies: 4
Views: 962
Posted By beachmont
Anchorages in Boston harbor islands?

Some of the islands have moorings that the state put in first come first served , some provide row boats to make it easy , call the dcr park rangers
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   09-10-2013
Replies: 4
Views: 471
Posted By beachmont
White plastic outboard motor mount question

That is adjustable on the motor !
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   06-18-2013
Replies: 27
Views: 1,962
Posted By beachmont
Three kinds of sailors

I was out with my son last year and he was at the helm , we ran aground in mud , I showed him how to heel the boat and we got right off . He was surprised at how well I took it ! I said don't worry...
Forum: Beneteau   06-10-2013
Replies: 7
Views: 806
Posted By beachmont
Stupid Question

I know that on a standard propane they have a built in safety valve , if you hook up the tank to an empty line the rush of gas throws the safety , so close the valve and open it real slow , that may...
Forum: Learning to Sail   06-09-2013
Replies: 29
Views: 5,999
Posted By beachmont
Dinghy Capsize

I have seen a lot of catamarans that have a float ball on the top , I think a foam filled mast would be heavy ,
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   05-27-2013
Replies: 15
Views: 1,417
Posted By beachmont
Radio direction finder app?

It was a long time ago , but when it I learned that the null was correct ,,,
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   05-09-2013
Replies: 11
Views: 1,881
Posted By beachmont
Mainsail Cover Mast Closure

I just got one made and they put Velcro on the flaps that cover both the mast zippers and the lazy jack line zippers
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   04-29-2013
Replies: 4
Views: 471
Posted By beachmont
Great Sail Today...

Yes I went two weeks ago , the winds are in the teens here in Boston , and only saw two other sailboats out no powerboats , gotta love early sailing ,
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   04-09-2013
Replies: 2
Views: 376
Posted By beachmont
Lifejacket Branding

They sell both paint for fabrics at craft stores , and stickers that will work on inflatable boats at marine stores , never mind a good sharpie
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   03-21-2013
Replies: 31
Views: 2,068
Posted By beachmont
Splashing tomorrow

Hi , good luck , be proud , be happy , be careful, be safe , make sure all thru hull fittings are closed ,clamps are tight and once in open one at a time , , if your going to move the boat have...
Forum: Cruising and Sailing with Children   03-16-2013
Replies: 44
Views: 7,494
Posted By beachmont
First boat for small 9 yr old girl?

I had a snark for years growing up , I loved it , it was fun , light boat , they made two types ,
Forum: Introduce Yourself   03-10-2013
Replies: 9
Views: 537
Posted By beachmont
sailing newbie in central MA

Hi , I like your plans , I also leaned to sail when I was twelve , I grew up on the waters edge , but my family was a power boat , cabin cruiser type , once I sailed I have always loved it ,, now to...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   03-09-2013
Replies: 2
Views: 1,250
Posted By beachmont
windows 8 tablet touch chart plotter software advice needed

Try active captain , open cp They are both free
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