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  1. 78 Cal 34 Fuel tank leaks

    Cruising & Liveaboard Forum
    Aloha, I live aboard my 78 Cal 34 III and I have the original fuel tank. It is really easy to get to it under the bench seat in the saloon. The dimensions are really custom and I can't find anything that comes close, what is the best way to replace fuel tank. A few options I have heard are...
  2. Cal 25-2 (cal 25mkII) Upgrades Just FYI for Cal 25-2 Owners

    My wife and I have owned a cal 25-2 for three years and we have done a lot of research on how to make the boat sail to its full potential. With that I have made 8 Key upgrades and I wanted to share them for in case other owners want to do the same. I will list them in order of favorites. You...
  3. New Cal 2-46 owner!

    Hello everyone, Jumping the gun a bit here, but the offer I made on a Cal 2-46 ketch was accepted and I've already scheduled the survey for next week. Of course, it's possible they'll find something that kills the deal, but short of that, it looks like I'm in the club. ... and on that...
  4. Cal 36 or Ericson 35-2?

    Boat Review and Purchase Forum
    A couple plastic classics... Which would you rather race, take to sea in a swell, surf downwind, sail the Pacific in? Ericson 35-2 (1969) LWL: 26' Beam: 10' Displacement: 11,600 Draft: 4'11" Ballast (B/D): 5,000 (43%) Sail Area (SA/D): 534 (17) Cal 36 (1966) LWL: 27'...
  5. CAL 35 MK II: Sheave Replacement

    I have a 1984 CAL 35 MKII that still has the wire to rope halyards for main and jib. I'd love to replace them with all rope. I'm wondering if anyone here has done this and could offer insight. I've yet to get up there and look at the condition of the sheaves and pins. I'm trying to devise the...