Recent content by Pat Hooyman

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    Removing v-berth bow wood panel on a Hunter 38

    1 minute ago Add bookmark #6 JamesG161 said: In your owner's manual, behind the wood panel is the Anchor Locker. The Anchor Locker has an above water drain, but the bottom of that Locker is solid. Pictures of your repair area would be helpful. Jim... - Thanks - the area to be repaired is in...
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    Removing v-berth bow wood panel on a Hunter 38

    Thanks yes the access panel to the windlass comes off easily. I need to get the vertical piece that covers the bow below the windlass access panel to repair some fiberglass damage in the bow.
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    Removing v-berth bow wood panel on a Hunter 38

    Has any one removed the bow wood panels at the front of the v-berth on a Hunter 38 or similar setup? I want to gain access to the inside of the bow on my 2007 Hunter 38 to do some fiberglass repair of the bow above the waterline but below the anchor locker.
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    Furling Main Winter Storage

    Ice Breaker. I had a Hunter 38 from 2007 until 2019 cruising the Texas gulf, Florida and the Bahamas. I always kept the main in the mast and went through four hurricanes with no damage to the sail or halyard both docked and on to the hard. The fifth hurricane was hurricane Dorian in the. Abaco...
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    Furling Main Winter Storage

    Are you in Michigan?
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    Furling Main Winter Storage

    Have a Hunter 38 with in mast main sail furling in northern Michigan. When I cradle the boat over the winter can I keep the main in the mast or should I remove it and store it in my basement?
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    New Rudder?

    Complete with wooden tiller
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    Just purchased a sister to Ahoy Mon - a 2007 Hunter 38 in Michigan.

    Just purchased a sister to Ahoy Mon - a 2007 Hunter 38 in Michigan.
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    Lost Ahoy Mon to Hurricane Dorian in Marsh Harbor.

    Lost Ahoy Mon to Hurricane Dorian in Marsh Harbor.
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    New Rudder?

    I have an Rudder Craft Rudder for an Hunter 26 I owned. I sold the boat 10 years ago with the original rudder and still have the Rudder Craft in my garage. Contact me if your interested in it. I used it for two months total.
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    Currently In the Abacos Bahamas

    Currently In the Abacos Bahamas
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    Vertical Battens

    Dakno is spot on. I went from full length battens to 5 foot battens to re-cutting the sail and removing the roach and battens as a final stress free solution.
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    Eastern Shore of Lake Michigan

    Check out Pentwater -we love it there!
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    Loading outboard motor to dinghy

    We have a Hunter 38 with Garhauer davits and a dinghy with a Honda 2.3 similar to yours. We leave it on the dinghy and on the davits unless the weather is bad. The Honda is only 35 pounds which is why we bought it so no problem mon!
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    2009 Hunter 38/northern lights generator

    Buy a Honda 2000 and keep it simple and also save $10K. We have one on Ahoy Mon our 2006 Hunter 38 and it is great.