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    Bulk Head Repair

    The bulkhead had about 2'x1' area that was rotten. It was so soft that I could poke my finger into it. Not exactly what you would hope for from a structural member of the boat.

    I've known about...

    vcirelli 03-16-2019 10:34 PM

    Saving a Lady 4

    Saving a Lady Continued…4... My Father sent me in the house to get my tools. I’m sure everyone remembers the set in the tin box, complete with a hammer, screwdriver, pliers, saw, yellow tape measure....

    micguire 03-08-2019 05:16 AM

    Saving a Lady 3

    Continued…3.. early May 1959, as I recall my Father popped his head in my bedroom and said, son we have some chores to do, then we get to play on our Boat. Our Boat, yes, the princess was mine! I...

    micguire 03-01-2019 09:10 AM
    Loren Beach

    New Location: Racor & Lift Pump

    As a part of the engine replacement project, we decided to move the Racor and electric lift pump out of the engine bay/compartment. Current ABYC "rules" seem to demand a metal bowl under the clear...

    Loren Beach 02-28-2019 08:31 PM

    Long Winter Nights. Part 1

    It appears that this winter is not going to relinquish even a single day and we are to dwell in snow and ice well into March. Nothing is getting crossed-off the list of tasks that Must Be Done...

    toddster 02-28-2019 01:56 PM

    Saving a Lady, continued..

    Saving a Lady, when did it begin? Why did it begin? I believe I was born with a sailing gene.Some might consider this a appeal or prayer for evil or misfortune to befall someone, at best a license to...

    micguire 02-26-2019 11:41 AM
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    New to me E38-200

    Thanks Rick - it sure does, stirred me up too! I got a fairly good deal on the boat, but she is going to need a lot of upgrading and elbow grease. Boat

    pclements Today, 03:46 AM Go to last post

    Bilge Pump and motor Issue

    Hi Loren - Both bottom holes are also cracked - only one good one. Guy at work offered to 3 D print for me but this is going to take long and likely be

    pclements Today, 02:20 AM Go to last post

    Tool Reviews

    I’ve seen those on a few boats. Do they still sell them? I’d love to get my paws on one. Not only does the battery not die, you can use it under water!

    907Juice Yesterday, 09:31 PM Go to last post
    Kenneth K

    Battery Hold-down bar for 32-3

    I've been needing hold-downs (straps or otherwise) for the house batteries on my 32-3. My house batts are housed in the molded battery compartment under

    Kenneth K Yesterday, 09:29 PM Go to last post
    Kenneth K

    Tool Reviews

    New favorite tool. Though I love my Dewalt cordless, the drill and bit seem not to fit in many of the tight spaces I've been working lately. Never fear.....

    Kenneth K Yesterday, 09:11 PM Go to last post
    Christian Williams

    The Work Begins - Caution-long post.

    Iʻll single out the Jabsco bilge pump clogging issue--is this a diaphragm pump or an impeller pump?

    Let us know when you figure out

    Christian Williams Yesterday, 07:46 PM Go to last post
    Christian Williams

    Reverse steering

    I need some clarity here. In tense situations Iʻve always manhandled the boat into the correct position, then engaged the gearshift. When I use

    Christian Williams Yesterday, 07:30 PM Go to last post

    anchor rode

    Standard for small boats anchoring in soft muddy/sandy not-too-deep bottoms to use about 10 feet of chain between the anchor and a nylon rope anchor rode.

    steven Yesterday, 07:18 PM Go to last post

    Reverse steering

    I have used the stern line technique described by Paul for many years spanning several boats.
    Takes a little practice. The trick is to be able

    steven Yesterday, 07:06 PM Go to last post