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  1. Charisma

    New outboard advice

    We have a hunter 26 with a Honda 9.9 Power thrust, 4stroke with the power tilt an charging option. Just to heavy at 125lbs+ to leave on the transom. We love the power tilt feature, both as a safety feature an a convenience, no leaning over etc. BUT we hav both recently retired And would like to...
  2. Charisma

    Looking for a new motor

    We have a hunter 26 with a Honda 9.9 Power thrust, 4stroke with the power tilt an charging option. Just to heavy at 125lbs+ to leave on the transom. We love the power tilt feature, both as a safety feature an a convenience, no leaning over etc. BUT we hav both recently retired And would like to...
  3. Charisma

    H26 led cabin lighting

    OK I know this has been brought up before but i cant find it. Can someone give me a link to a direct replacement LED bulb for the interior light over the galley sink. Thanks in advance Chris
  4. Charisma

    Trailer winch pulling power

    Morning all. I need to replace the winch on our Hunter 26 trailer. Can someone please tell me what pulling power it should be rated for. I cannot find it anywhere in the manual and the boat is all tucked away for the winter. 1000, 1200, 1600, 1800 or 2000lbs. also was the original winch one or...
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    Snake on a boat

    Just a heads up. So this is the third time we have come across a rattler on our boat. We anchor out just about every weekend in the summer, and are tied up at the doc the rest of the week. We think they are coming aboard during the night because we have seen a couple out swimming in the bay...
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    sink drin size in a H26

    Morning all I need to replace the drain in the galley sink. After searching around I find there are two different sizes 1" and 3/4" can someone please tell me which is the size I should get to fit the sink in a 97 hunter 26. Thanks in advance Chris
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    Coleman 5HP question

    Anyone got any real world info about a "Coleman 5HP Short Shaft Outboard Motor" Like who makes it ?
  8. Charisma

    Our New Sails

    Our boat is a 97 hunter 26. After researching etc. What we decided on was a "Fat Head", full batten, loose foot, with two reefs for the main. We also had the foot cut up so we can sail with our bimini (just luv that). Kept the jib pretty much standard, just adjusted to fit the furler. The new...
  9. Charisma

    Hunter 30G

    What does the "G" stand for
  10. Charisma

    Help with a 6hp OB

    Good Morning, I have a 04 mercury 6hp. Has only been used this year and has been running fine, this weekend all of a sudden it won't idle. I can start it keep the rev's up and put it in gear, and it runs fine till you slow to a idle and then it stalls. I have replaced the spark-plug, which...
  11. Charisma

    Help with Jib sheet size/length

    Hi all, can someone please give me the length and size of the standard Jib sheets for a H26. There used to be a link to the H26 manual on line. But it is not working and my manual is on the boat, 2 hours away. Thanks Chris
  12. Charisma

    Help in identifying this hunter

    Hi Guys. My wife was at a seminar this week in Tampa, while there she came across this boat. She swears this model could be our next boat. any thoughts as to the year (thinking late 90s) model or size. Defiantly getting that 2ft itis feeling. Thanks chris
  13. Charisma

    Dodger on a hunter 26

    Hi all, Over the years I have seen posts about placing a dodger on a h26/260, this is what we came up with. On anchor last weekend it was fantastic. Attached are some photos and a link to our new dodger. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gDlhVwjuWWg Enjoy Charisma
  14. Charisma

    New mainsail question

    We have a h26 and the time has come for a new mainsail. Because we have a Bimini we have to raise the end of our boom, about 8", which results in a smaller mainsail. This past winter I saw the new h27 with a "fat head" mainsail. What do you think about this? The good and the bad. Do you think...
  15. Charisma

    brown waterline scum

    Pulled our h26 last weekend from fresh water and it has a brown stain at the waterline which is also on the blue bootstrip. Any suggestions as to removing it? Chemicals to use/not use? Thanks in advance Charisma
  16. Charisma

    1985 Kire Elite 30

    We are thinking of trading up from our H26, and have come across a "1985 Kire Elite 30". But I have not been able to find much info. Does anyone have first hand experience with these boats? Thanks Chris
  17. Charisma

    Interior cushions

    Happy new Year everyone. We are looking to replace/upgrade our interior cushions on our 97 hunter 26. Does anyone have references or suggestions. looked through the archives but cannot come up with the original supplier for Hunter cushions, and keep in mind we live in Colorado.
  18. Charisma

    Batten confusion

    Can anyone tell me what the proper batten width and length for the bottom two battens on a H26 is. We lost the bottom two battens last sunday and searching the archives I have come up with sizes ranging from 5/8” to 1” all the way up to 1 5/8" both tapered and non-tapered! (interesting reading...
  19. Charisma

    Sailing the gulf

    Hi we live in Colorado and are thinking of trailering down to the Texas gulf for some sailing/fun. There will be two boats, a Hunter 26 and a Catalina 25, and we are looking to leave around late March for approx 2 weeks. Does anyone have any suggestions as to where to put in etc. Our original...