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by capthb26x
Tue Jan 08, 2013 11:10 am
Forum: Destinations, Clubs, Events and Venues
Topic: The Great Loop support Network Area Coverage (NO DISCUSSION)
Replies: 37
Views: 40984

Re: The Great Loop support Network..post area you can cover

Catigale ... if you could tell me more about what you are asking ... sailing experience ?? ... sailing knowledge ?? ... help with fuel, parts ... not sure what your asking ... :D See edited first post above....I've added the concept..it's basically local ground support that is the vision here.
by capthb26x
Tue Oct 30, 2012 8:21 am
Forum: MacGregor Powersailor Discussion
Topic: Soon to be a new Captain
Replies: 15
Views: 1410

Re: Soon to be a new Captain

Hi Capt Smitty .... welcome ... Im new here too, but as you have already found out, this is a great forum with great people ... I just wanted to say that I too just bought a :macx: and am a first time sail boat sailor .... we have been out on two four day trips, and the boat is very easy to learn ho...
by capthb26x
Tue Oct 30, 2012 8:10 am
Forum: MacGregor Powersailor Discussion
Topic: Peace of mind
Replies: 0
Views: 628

Peace of mind

Hi all ... Im sure this has been mentioned here, but I just thought I would mention it again .... due to a personal experience on our last sailing trip, I would like to suggest taking a spare battery with you when you go out on long trips ... our third evening out, after stopping to walk on the beac...
by capthb26x
Tue Oct 30, 2012 7:25 am
Forum: MacGregor Powersailor Discussion
Topic: Sailing with technology - Ipad
Replies: 53
Views: 4177

Re: Sailing with technology - Ipad

FYI There is also an app for android based devises called navtronics ... it has all the charts ... works without internet ... takes waypoints and routes ... you can add pics and any point and it will store them for visual reference ... does track line ... measurments .... and lots more .... I use it...
by capthb26x
Sat Oct 27, 2012 7:35 am
Forum: Performance & Tuning
Topic: Need Help
Replies: 41
Views: 5985

Re: Need Help

Sea Wind .... If I put the Johnson lever on the back stay, do I need to get a shorter turnbuckle to take up the slack the lever creates, or do you think the turnbuckle thats on there now will take up the slack ? Thanks
by capthb26x
Sat Oct 27, 2012 7:29 am
Forum: Performance & Tuning
Topic: Need Help
Replies: 41
Views: 5985

Re: Need Help

Catigale .... I think its a CDI furler, but not sure .... I took the mast and all rigging off yesterday ... I have it stored out of the weather for the winter ... I never stood the mast back up, to much else going on right now ... getting ready to go back offshore ... but I will take a look at the f...
by capthb26x
Thu Oct 25, 2012 8:14 am
Forum: Performance & Tuning
Topic: Need Help
Replies: 41
Views: 5985

Re: Need Help

I looked the wires over prety close when I took it down, but I will definatly check them again before I stand the mast back up .. and thanks for telling me about cleating the MSR line off ... I will do that too ... Have a great day
by capthb26x
Thu Oct 25, 2012 7:52 am
Forum: Performance & Tuning
Topic: Need Help
Replies: 41
Views: 5985

Re: Need Help

Thanks TK ... I thought the mast would fall forward if you disconnected the backstay first .. shows what I know ... Thanks again, I will practice it like that a few times, that should help me .. :D
by capthb26x
Thu Oct 25, 2012 7:24 am
Forum: Performance & Tuning
Topic: Need Help
Replies: 41
Views: 5985

Need Help

Hellow all ... Im of course a newby so please over look my dumb guestions, but I need some help. I purchased my boat about a month ago and took down the mast for the first time a couple days ago when I moved it from the marina to the house. The roller fuler connects directly to a plate on the bow, w...