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  1. DrJudyB

    Looking for a Boat near Los Angeles with a CDI furler for photoshoot

    Hi All, I'm looking for a boat in Los Angeles that has a CDI furler for a photoshoot. Preferably with sails in decent condition. You'll get complimentary photos to keep. Thanks, JudyB
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    Boat with CDI needed for photoshoot in Los Angeles area

    Hi all, I'm looking for a boat with a new-ish CDI furler so a photographer can take a couple of pictures on the water. Please let me know if you'd be willing to volunteer! Thanks in advance! Judy
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    Sad news: Patrick Childress has passed.

    Patrick and Rebecca Childress are beloved icons of the cruising community. In his 20’s, Patrick sailed around the world on a Catalina 27. Together, they have been cruising around the world while writing and you-tubing for many years. Today, Patrick passed away, after they both contracted...
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    I’m not seeing the light bulb like icon on my iPad.

    Hi Phil, I run google chrome as the browser on my ipad. I don’t have the option of choosing a light bulb when I click on “like”. Regards, Judy
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    Offshore rules require PFD with crotch straps and tether ring. Looking for foam filled pfd.

    Ocean Racing SIs around here require crotch straps and an attachment point for a tether. I’d like to find a foam-filled pfd with an integrated attachment point. I don’t personally think a crotch strap is necessary for a foam filled pfd, but I can easily add them to meet the requirements...
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    Q for Non-racers: How many days per year do you sail? and how old are your sails?

    I'm curious: This is a poll for cruisers, daysailsors, and occassional racers. Racers treat their sails differently, How many "days" did you you sail this past year, Dec 2018 to Dec 2019? Please estimate 4-5 hours hours= half day 8 - 9 hours = 1 full day ( 8 hrs) 12 hours = 1.5 full days...
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    Patents for sailboat mast raising systems and telescoping masts (for nerds)

    Hi all, I did some online patent research recently on the topic of telescoping masts and mast raising systems. Reading them was fun. in a nerdy way. Take a look especially, at US4016823, from 1977. https://patents.google.com/patent/US4016823 # 4016823 is the grand daddy of all telescoping mast...
  8. DrJudyB

    Maiden - Documentary of the first all female crew in the Whitbread

    I thought the first 10-15 minutes of were boring. But once the story got going.... :wow3: I highly recommend it. It's opening this week around the USA. https://www.sonyclassics.com/maiden/
  9. DrJudyB

    Porta Potty with the largest seat?

    Are there any portable toilets that have a seat that's close in size to a standard toilet seat? My husband practically refuses to use a porta potty or a luggable loo seat on a bucket, because he says the seat is too small for comfort. I've owned several Sanipotties, Thetfords, Reliance...
  10. DrJudyB

    Looking for a large mesh sheet bag

    Hi, I want to hang a mesh sheet bag underneath the traveler beam. The traveler beam spans the cockpit between the two seats. I need a pretty large one for the mainsheet. At least 18 inches wide by about 12 inches wide. I can’t find any thing like this online. Thanks for any leads in...
  11. DrJudyB

    How to install/snake an internal halyard?

    I want to install a halyard in the mast. There's already a halyard in there, but I think it's twisted around something else in the mast. There's too much friction compare to the other halyards. So I want to pull it out and re-lead it through the mast. Are there any professional methods for...
  12. DrJudyB

    Inflatable pdf for a buxom woman?

    Ladies, I'm looking for an inflatable pdf that fits me well. I'm 5' 3" and buxom - a matronly shape. I've got a Stohlquist foam (non-inflatable) that is designed specifically for women, and it fits very comforatbly and isn't bulky, I haven't found an inflatable that fits decently. The...
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    Where can I find a copy of the current Mariner 19 Class Rules?

    Could somebody please give me a link to the current Class Rules for the Mariner 19? I seem to have misplaced my copy. Thanks in advance Judy B Sailmaker.
  14. DrJudyB

    Referral to lender for new boat financing?

    hello, We are looking at buying a brand- new boat and want to finance about $55,000 dollars for 10 years. Can anyone recommend a source for low rates? Thanks!
  15. DrJudyB

    Catalina Rendezvous, San Francisco Bay, Oct 1-2

    Catalina Rendezvous, San Francisco Bay, Oct 1-2 2005 Catalina Rendezvous on San Francisco Bay, Ayala Cove, Angel Island Games • Prizes • Raffle • Barbecue • Refreshments To all Catalina owners: If you’re interested in a cruise, giant raft-up, games, prizes, barbecue and much jocularity...
  16. DrJudyB

    Catalina Rendezvous, San Francisco Bay, Oct 1-2

    Catalina Rendezvous, San Francisco Bay, Oct 1-2 2005 Catalina Rendezvous on San Francisco Bay, Ayala Cove, Angel Island Games • Prizes • Raffle • Barbecue • Refreshments To all Catalina owners: If you’re interested in a cruise, giant raft-up, games, prizes, barbecue and much jocularity...
  17. DrJudyB

    Catalina Rendezvous, San Francisco Bay, Oct 1-2

    Catalina Rendezvous, San Francisco Bay, Oct 1-2 2005 Catalina Rendezvous on San Francisco Bay, Ayala Cove, Angel Island Games • Prizes • Raffle • Barbecue • Refreshments To all Catalina owners: If you’re interested in a cruise, giant raft-up, games, prizes, barbecue and much jocularity...
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    Catalina Rendezvous, San Francisco Bay, Oct 1-2

    <img src = "http://web4homes.com/rendezvous/A%20-%20From%20The%20Straits%20Squashed.jpg"> 2005 Catalina Rendezvous on San Francisco Bay, Ayala Cove, Angel Island Games • Prizes • Raffle • Barbecue • Refreshments To all Catalina owners: If you’re interested in a cruise, giant raft-up, games...