• Recent Blog Posts

    vcirelli

    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
    micguire

    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
    micguire

    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
    toddster

    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
    micguire

    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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    by Published on 09-13-2018 04:00 AM

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  • Recent Forum Posts

    Christian Williams

    Steering wheel wrap

    I like the gray leather wheel cover that came on this boat. Feels good to the hand. In rain, when thoroughly wet, it moves a bit under the hand. When

    Christian Williams Today, 11:15 AM Go to last post
    paul culver

    Reverse steering

    I used to be in a slip where my prop walk to port put my stern perilously close to the rocks. I found that running a long starboard stern line around

    paul culver Today, 11:12 AM Go to last post
    mfield

    Steering wheel wrap

    At $30 for enough tape to cover the ends of a couple of handlebars the tape could work out to be quite expensive for the huge circumference of the wheel.

    mfield Today, 10:38 AM Go to last post
    bgary

    Steering wheel wrap

    I'm not (personally) a fan of wheel wraps. they're slippery and clammy when it rains, sticky when its hot... They do look nice, but for sailing I prefer

    bgary Today, 10:33 AM Go to last post
    Sati

    sv Delightful videos

    Now that I have a GoPro and am practicing making videos, I thought I'd make a thread to share stuff. I'm still very much a novice at this but it's fun

    Sati Today, 10:16 AM Go to last post
    JPS27

    Steering wheel wrap

    I'm going to try the wrap that was explained in a recent Good Old Boat magazine. My kids are grown and out of the house, so what the heck, I've got time

    JPS27 Today, 10:08 AM Go to last post
    bgary

    Vikings invade the Blake Island race?!?!?

    yeah. raced against it a ton in SoCal when it was Tom Schock's personal boat, and then raced with the 1st owners up here (Todd and Cheryl, who used to

    bgary Today, 09:51 AM Go to last post
    Sati

    Vikings invade the Blake Island race?!?!?

    Pretty sure you raced on this exact boat, from a prior conversation - sail #77707, previously "Schock Therapy" (though I think every single

    Sati Today, 09:42 AM Go to last post
    bgary

    Vikings invade the Blake Island race?!?!?

    Awesome!

    I haven't totally decided if I'm going to do the race or not. It's ~40nm each way, in the busiest month of the year (our "fiscal

    bgary Today, 09:28 AM Go to last post