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    Topping lift set up

    use a pulley and a cleat on the boom. should be able to adjust so sail holds up boom when sailing and out of the way when docked
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    Topping lift set up

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    New outboard advice

    a 6 hp tohatsu with extra long shaft at about 60 lbs will easily push a 26 to hull speed
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    mainsail from catalina direct reviews?

    Having owned 9 boats and reached age 82 and still sailing, there are no replacements for a good local sailmaker who will come to your boat and measure everything. Yes it will cost about $300 more than buying on line but its worth it in the long run. Sails will fit better, sail faster, and...
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    outboard motor

    " 25 inch shaft
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    outboard motor

    and an extra long shaft. 25:
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    Dock Tying Alternatives

    that only works if the dock is floating and rises and falls with tides. on fixed docks you'll RIP out your cleats
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    1976 Santana 21ft

    it's a " run rail"
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    Land Transport Recommendations? Chesapeake Bay to Lake Champlain VT

    you can eliminate the nast up/down since that's the same by water or truck
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    I need the traveler car that rides on a 1and 1/8 track. it's a sheaffer part if anyone has one

    I need the traveler car that rides on a 1and 1/8 track. it's a sheaffer part if anyone has one
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    Recommended Instruments for Close Coastal Cruising (Day Sailing)

    depth and chartplotter are all you need to go anywhere costal. Wind instruments are nice but you'll know when the wind picks up, so superfluous. Auto pilot is great for long runs or if you have no other crew. I've had boats with every gizzmo including radar. But depth and chartplotter will get...
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    Smallest boat with dedicated shower?

    Ericson 35 -3 has a separate shower
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    Capri 22 mast needed!

    Bacon Sails in Annapolis MD has a bunch of used masts
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    Sail Rigging Questions - I have never sailed - 24ft Laguna Windrose

    where is the boat. Maybe one of us is near ehough to give you a visit
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    Boat graphics

    Also just had boat name and hailing port done by local shop here in Owings Mill MD. two copies . One each side of the hull. Total cost . About $80
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    Cal 22

    Am I the only Cal 22 owner in the world? Haven't seen any other posts.
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    Battery Switches

    when I had the same set up as you, I also used the 2 house batteries for everything. Only used the starter battery twice iin 10 years. Both times when guests managed to run down house batteries.
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    How to enter a slip with pilings

    But I still like the "No jump, dock snagger". Now that I've seen this with the clear plastic hose holding the loop open, I'll make one for docking, at other than the home slip. At the age of 81, I need all the help I can rig up.
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    Mooring lines to permanent buoy setup

    Had a boat on a mooring for 10 years. Used 60 feet of chain and 2 lines of 20' of nylon line with breaking stregth of 6000 lbs for a 5000 lb boat. Use chafe guards and make one of the mooring lines longer by a few inches than the other. When line #1 breaks or chafes thru the second line...
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    On the Distant Dream?