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  1. Palmer P60 - sink or swim?

    Hi all, This may be more a request for life advice than technical advice, so bear with me... I have a 1974 Islander 30 Mark II with an inboard Palmer P60 gas engine and wheel steering. When the engine runs well, I believe it is a great fit for this boat. I have learned to dock and undock using...
  2. Hi liveaboard Islander 32

    Introduce Yourself
    Hi I'm Jaime and I liveaboard a 64 Islander 32 with my wife and 14yo son. I got bitten with the sailing bug about 3 years ago while staying on Block Island, RI. Eventhough I stayed on a trauler I knew I wanted to liveaboard. So after reaserching for a year deciding I wanted to go places so a...
  3. Where to start?

    General Discussion (sailing related)
    I am 17 and have only sailed a few times, at this point I would like to continue my sailing and hopefully this summer or next summer get a small daysailer. I have sailed a pixel probably three times with an instructor. I do not exactly like the place I have been sailing. I do not have any...
  4. Islander 30 Mast Wiring disconnect location

    Gear & Maintenance
    I'm getting new standing rigging for my Islander 30 Mark II, and will be pulling the mast for some other work as well. I was wondering if anyone is familiar with where/how the wiring makes its way down from the deck and if there is a recommended way/location to disconnect it/reconnect it...
  5. Islander 30' Mark II - For Sale

    Boat Buyers & Sellers Forum
    This boat is currently in La Paz, Baja California South. It's a well equipped vessel with Furuno radar, Garmin chartplotter, Raymarine wind/depth/knots/autopilot, Aries wind vane, Volvo inboard diesel, self-tailing winches, Maxwell electric windlass, and more! I'm asking $16245 (down from...
  6. Zinc on 1968 McGlasson Islander 34

    Gear & Maintenance
    Howdy, I'm new to this forum. I have a 1968 Islander 34. Problem with zinc placement. There is only 5/8-inch clearance between the shaft bearing and the prop, nowhere close to enough space for a collar zinc. The diver could not visually locate any place to attach a zinc, not even on the...