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    Christian Williams

    Offshore with the 2014 Sailomat Wind Vane--Video


    Demonstration of the 2014 "Sailomat 800"self-steering vane during a 6,000-mile transit LA-Hawaii-LA.

    Christian Williams 09-17-2014 02:00 PM
    Loren Beach

    Hurth 17 mm Drain Plug washer

    I just spent some tedious hours changing out the old ATF in our '88 Hurth model 50 trans. The top where the fill/dip stick fitting lives is visible only when both bolts that hold the heat exchanger...

    Loren Beach 09-04-2014 11:45 AM

    The Mighty Tillermaster Autopilot On A Budget

    Among the items the prior owner of my first sailboat left for me when I bought it was an amazing little auto steering device called a Tillermaster. Over 10,000 of these grey, boxy little...

    Gregoryulrich 07-18-2014 03:31 PM
    Christian Williams

    Off to Hawaii

    Tomorrow I depart Marina del Rey for Hanalei Bay, Kauai, Hawaii. I am sailing solo, and looking for a passage of 22-25 days--or better, of course. The GC course is 2200NM, or 2500 statute miles.

    Christian Williams 07-01-2014 12:54 AM
    Loren Beach

    Carrying More Diesel

    I note that another blog here has illustrated a much nicer way to carry more diesel than my, um, traditional one -- light lines and lots of knots!
    Still, we did use a "rattle syphon" to move...

    Loren Beach 06-21-2014 11:00 PM
    Christian Williams

    Fuel Jugs, Bookshelf, Tell-Tale Compass

    Fuel jugs appear on deck when a cruiser needs the option to motor past his tank capacity. For the 32-3, that's 22 gallons, or 200 miles. The four 5-gallon containers shown roughly double the...

    Christian Williams 06-18-2014 08:21 PM
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  • Recent Forum Posts

    Randy Rutledge

    Daughter moved out

    My daughter bought a house and moved out leaving a bedroom empty, great sail loft and no trip to Rooms To Go needed.

    Randy Rutledge Today, 02:04 AM Go to last post
    Lucky Dog

    Source for Wire

    I did all of the e35ii. Good service, never found anything better.

    Lucky Dog Yesterday, 08:29 PM Go to last post

    Source for Wire


    I've placed numerous orders with Best Boat Wire / Genuinedealz and have been pleased with their products and service. Genuinedealz,

    davisr Yesterday, 08:18 PM Go to last post

    Dodger Disposal ?

    Hi Loren, I have an O34 (RedSky), if your looking for a means of disposing of your dodger frame, knowing it will be recycled, contact me.

    brianb00 Yesterday, 07:10 PM Go to last post
    Rick R.

    Thelonious Sails for Mainland

    Wonderful video Brian! Thanks for sharing!

    Rick R. Yesterday, 06:48 PM Go to last post
    Loren Beach

    Dodger Design ponderings

    Do you detach the mainsheet tackle when you install the cockpit shade? (I seem to recall that Stuart does that with his E-31C. That model has a bridgedeck

    Loren Beach Yesterday, 04:14 PM Go to last post

    Dodger Design ponderings

    Here's my dodger. I had to do a screen grab from a video, so it's not a great shot. It's not on the boat very often, so I don't have any real good pictures,

    MarcusJtown Yesterday, 03:37 PM Go to last post

    Small world

    My wife and I attended the Lido Island boat show this weekend. While talking with a representative from Lagoon the subject of Two Harbors came up. The

    MMLOGAN Yesterday, 02:09 PM Go to last post

    Reading it now.

    I'm reading this now at your suggestion. Many familiar names including the husband of one of my Avalon Schools classmates. So interesting to get the

    alleymon Yesterday, 01:21 PM Go to last post