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    Stern Access 30+ Part II

    In response to comments on the previous blog entry. Yes! Access to the quadrant is easy. You do have to lie on your back, but you can scooch right up under it. I constructed a shelf to fit over the...

    bigd14 10-07-2019 07:32 PM

    Stern Access 30+

    [FONT=&amp]I have been meaning to post this for awhile but only recently took some pics. The aft end of the 30+ is only accessible through the lazarette. It's not a comfortable space. Add a spare...

    bigd14 10-03-2019 10:00 PM

    E29 Starboard Side Storage (Part 2)

    What fools are we to try to force rectangular furniture into our round boats? More properly, these things should be some sort of honeycomb structure, growing organically from the hull while lending...

    toddster 09-23-2019 07:03 PM

    Galley Deets

    Can't seem to add photos to the "comments" section, so I'll tack on an extra post.

    Thanks all, for the kind words. Soft focus is a friend to some of the details...

    I should add that this, like...

    toddster 09-11-2019 07:20 PM

    Galley Extension E29

    Last winter and spring, I committed a few more projects / abominations on my boat. These next few posts confess to some interior modifications that I have been thinking about for a few years and...

    toddster 09-10-2019 02:18 PM
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    New Dodger O-34

    The new dodger is on. The new clutches and larger winches are in place.
    This is a newer fabric, "RECacril" that is rated better than "Sunbrella" for weave integrity and QC. Since cost is about the...

    Loren Beach 09-07-2019 10:12 PM
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  • Recent Forum Posts

    Geoff W.

    2020 NW Rendezvous Location

    We have a SYC trip to Barkley Sound this summer, looks like they're targeting July 17-24. I'm planning to take 3 weeks, so I can be up in that area either

    Geoff W. Today, 02:35 PM Go to last post

    Chesapeake to Bahamas

    I am planning to take Discovery on my first open ocean voyage, Mid-Chesapeake to the Bahamas in 2020.

    Discovery is an 1983 30+ with new engine

    mjsouleman Today, 01:08 PM Go to last post

    Olson 34 Mast Boot

    Does anyone know/have recommendation on a mast boot for my O34?

    I just bought the boat and had it trucked from NorCal to SoCal and when the

    racushman Today, 12:18 PM Go to last post
    Second Star

    Transmission Problems...again. - The Saga Continues

    Moving it seems to be the best solution. If possible, arranged so that the zinc end cap can be removed easily to clean out the bits of zinc anode. The

    Second Star Today, 09:10 AM Go to last post

    Spinnaker Pole track for E32

    Hmm! I took the word of the PO on length. Perhaps I should actually measure it. I took over his rating also

    supersailor Today, 08:39 AM Go to last post
    Loren Beach

    When? and also the Where?

    If we want to use the weekend adjacent to the holiday weekend, there may be conflicts with the plans of other owners, and perhaps more important there

    Loren Beach Today, 08:05 AM Go to last post

    2020 NW Rendezvous Location

    I have to be somewhere else the weekend of 7/11-12 next year.

    Not that the Rendezvous should be planned around "me", but would

    bgary Today, 05:57 AM Go to last post
    Loren Beach

    We get an invitation

    While waiting for some input from the BC Viking contingent, we need to keep this thread active.
    Choosing a destination is important.

    Loren Beach Yesterday, 08:24 PM Go to last post

    Spinnaker Pole track for E32

    The length of the spinnaker pole should not exceed your J measurement. ...If you ever race in PHRF events, exceeding the J leaves you subject to a

    kapnkd Yesterday, 08:00 PM Go to last post