Re: Stus-List Insurance on a LF38

2014-05-01 Thread Joel Aronson via CnC-List
Geico is also a Berkshire Hathaway company, and US Boat writes through another BH subsidiary. I wonder if Seaworthy is cheaper than Boat US? On Thu, May 1, 2014 at 9:10 AM, Daniel Sheer via CnC-List cnc-list@cnc-list.com wrote: I have no other insurance with Geico. I believe I initiated the

Re: Stus-List Halyard

2014-05-03 Thread Joel Aronson via CnC-List
I agree that APS is a good source. With your main you obviously want low stretch. If I were to replace my 7/16 VPC I would do 1/4 inch dyneema with a dyneema cover for the shackle end and a poly cover for the clutch. Low stretch, light weight affordable and easy to DIY. Joel 35/3 Annapolis On

Re: Stus-List Furler Choice

2014-05-04 Thread Joel Aronson via CnC-List
If you have rod rigging, the Harken is the only one that goes over rod. It makes no sense to buy a cheaper firler and a new headstay IMHO. Joel On Sunday, May 4, 2014, Dennis C. via CnC-List cnc-list@cnc-list.com wrote: I install and service roller furlers. There are some good ones and there

Re: Stus-List Mixed batteries

2014-05-05 Thread Joel Aronson via CnC-List
Charlie, You would need both a smart charger and a smart regulator. Stick to one kind. You can buy a lot of batteries for the price of all that! Joel 35/3 Annapolis On Mon, May 5, 2014 at 9:47 AM, via CnC-List cnc-list@cnc-list.com wrote: In a pinch, I recently bought a 'starting' battery

Stus-List Midnight Mistress

2014-05-05 Thread Joel Aronson via CnC-List
There's a nice shot of Jake's 35/3 on page 90 of the current edition of Spinsheet. -- Joel 301 541 8551 ___ This List is provided by the CC Photo Album http://www.cncphotoalbum.com CnC-List@cnc-list.com

Re: Stus-List Lister racing across Gulf of Mexico

2014-05-06 Thread Joel Aronson via CnC-List
Very cool! Best of luck. Joel On Tuesday, May 6, 2014, Dennis C. via CnC-List cnc-list@cnc-list.com wrote: One of our listers, Steve Thorne, is racing his CC 34/36 WK Deja Vu in the Regatta al Sol. The race begins inside Pensacola Bay and finishes at Isla Mujeres, Mexico, a distance of 555

Re: Stus-List Charging with engine, was mixed batteries

2014-05-06 Thread Joel Aronson via CnC-List
It is excellent! I have it on my iPad/Iphone so it is always aboard. Joel On Tue, May 6, 2014 at 12:49 PM, Della Barba, Joe via CnC-List cnc-list@cnc-list.com wrote: BTW – this book is excellent resource for all these kinds of things:

Re: Stus-List Technical sail discussion

2014-05-07 Thread Joel Aronson via CnC-List
Dennis, My limited understanding of aerodynamics is that if the foot is not on the dock then the higher pressure is allowed to leak under the foot to the low pressure side, diminishing lift. That's why they now have tips on airplane wings. If the cabin causes upward deflection, that may be more

Re: Stus-List Technical sail discussion

2014-05-07 Thread Joel Aronson via CnC-List
Martin, end plate effect is what I was thinking about. The deck is the end plate for a sweeper. Joel On Wed, May 7, 2014 at 1:32 PM, Martin DeYoung via CnC-List cnc-list@cnc-list.com wrote: Calypso's headsails were also cut for a furler with the higher foot, now about 18 off the deck.

Re: Stus-List Shroud roller

2014-05-08 Thread Joel Aronson via CnC-List
Also, covering SS wire leads to more corrosion. Most riggers will tell you not to use them. You might consider shroud rollers: http://www.defender.com/product3.jsp?path=-1|118|2358491|2358503id=161924 Joel 35/3 Annapolis On Thu, May 8, 2014 at 8:49 AM, Robert Abbott via CnC-List

Re: Stus-List Shroud roller

2014-05-08 Thread Joel Aronson via CnC-List
It is a good idea to get one size oversize so they spin easily on the wire. They don't hold moisture that way either. Ken H. On 8 May 2014 10:33, Joel Aronson via CnC-List cnc-list@cnc-list.com wrote: Also, covering SS wire leads to more corrosion. Most riggers will tell you

Stus-List Do I keep the original Certificate of Documentation on board?

2014-05-11 Thread Joel Aronson via CnC-List
Yes, it seems like a dumb question. What about the FCC license? EPIRB registration? -- Joel 301 541 8551 ___ This List is provided by the CC Photo Album http://www.cncphotoalbum.com CnC-List@cnc-list.com

Re: Stus-List Mast Partner Construction on 1984 CC 41

2014-05-13 Thread Joel Aronson via CnC-List
Steve, Welcome!! Sweet boat! On my 83 35/3 the deck is cored except in high stress areas such as where the winches are mounted. There it is solid glass. I've never explored the area around the mast. Let us know what you find out. Joel 35/3 Annapolis On Tue, May 13, 2014 at 3:16 PM, Steve

Re: Stus-List removing prop shaft coupling - how?

2014-05-16 Thread Joel Aronson via CnC-List
Nate, This has come up before. I think the best advice (not mine) was to put a socket slightly smaller than the shaft against the end of the shaft and tighten the bolts on the coupling to force out the shaft. Joel. On Fri, May 16, 2014 at 10:52 AM, Nate Flesness via CnC-List

Re: Stus-List Butyl rubber

2014-05-18 Thread Joel Aronson via CnC-List
Bought some from Maine Sail through compass marine. Joel On Sunday, May 18, 2014, Dennis C. via CnC-List cnc-list@cnc-list.com wrote: Might not be the one you're looking for but I'll bet 3M Weatherban butyl tape is pretty good stuff. Never tried it but 3M's reputation is good. Dennis C.

Re: Stus-List Interior Wood Conditioning?

2014-05-19 Thread Joel Aronson via CnC-List
I've used Deks inside too. It is like a teak oil. Soaks right in. Joel On Monday, May 19, 2014, Sylvain Laplante via CnC-List cnc-list@cnc-list.com wrote: Deks Olje ( http://www.deksolje.com/ ) . You can decide to use only the number 1 ( it is a saturation oil that can be immerged ), and if

Re: Stus-List TEST

2014-05-20 Thread Joel Aronson via CnC-List
Quiet? joel On Tue, May 20, 2014 at 2:14 PM, Della Barba, Joe via CnC-List cnc-list@cnc-list.com wrote: Is the list down or just very quiet? Joe Della Barba ___ This List is provided by the CC Photo Album Email address:

Re: Stus-List Luxury yacht sinks on launch

2014-05-22 Thread Joel Aronson via CnC-List
Here is the news story: http://www.kirotv.com/news/news/kiro-7-investigates-warning-signs-capsized-boat-ne/nf5Mp/ Joel On Thu, May 22, 2014 at 10:46 AM, Marek Dziedzic via CnC-List cnc-list@cnc-list.com wrote: there was one with the actual pictures:

Re: Stus-List restoration and relaunch

2014-05-22 Thread Joel Aronson via CnC-List
Nice! Apparently our competition to Bermuda includes another classic, a 100 foot schooner: http://forums.sailinganarchy.com/index.php?showtopic=150658 Joel On Thu, May 22, 2014 at 11:25 AM, Frederick G Street via CnC-List cnc-list@cnc-list.com wrote: As beautiful as our old CC’s are, you

Re: Stus-List restoration and relaunch

2014-05-22 Thread Joel Aronson via CnC-List
Actually she rates 156! On Thu, May 22, 2014 at 11:48 AM, Frederick G Street via CnC-List cnc-list@cnc-list.com wrote: I imagine she’ll owe us time… :^) Fred Street -- Minneapolis S/V Oceanis (1979 CC Landfall 38) -- on the hard in Bayfield, WI :^( On May 22, 2014, at 10:45 AM, Joel

Re: Stus-List Teak and Holly floor Boards

2014-05-24 Thread Joel Aronson via CnC-List
Exotic Lumber in Annapolis. Joel On Saturday, May 24, 2014, Graham Collins via CnC-List cnc-list@cnc-list.com wrote: Hi Lee Where are you located, that would help in advising sources of materials. As for technique, this has come up a few times and the archives should have lots of

Re: Stus-List Bilge pump installation - was Re: Bilge Pump Cleaning

2014-05-27 Thread Joel Aronson via CnC-List
I also recommend the Whale. High capacity in a small package. Joel On Tuesday, May 27, 2014, Frederick G Street via CnC-List cnc-list@cnc-list.com wrote: Don’t forget to properly fuse the wire within seven inches of the connection to +12VDC!!! This fuse should be sized to protect the wire

Re: Stus-List CnC-List Digest, Vol 100, Issue 69

2014-05-27 Thread Joel Aronson via CnC-List
Alex, The Vetus stuff is very flexible, but the 1.5 inch is about $15/foot. I've used the cheap 1.5 inch hose and it is a bear to get on. I'd treat myself to the good stuff. Joel On Tuesday, May 27, 2014, Alex Giannelia via CnC-List cnc-list@cnc-list.com wrote: What is the best hose to use

Stus-List Annapolis Bermuda Race

2014-05-30 Thread Joel Aronson via CnC-List
All, One week to the gun! I want to thank all of you in advance for your support, advice, patience, equipment and even sails that have made it possible for me to enter the race. There will be fellow CC ers on the boat both ways! Our class includes Steve Sharkey's CC 37 as well as a mini

Re: Stus-List 2012 Annapolis Bermuda Race CC 37

2014-06-01 Thread Joel Aronson via CnC-List
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Re: Stus-List Inboard drive question

2014-06-02 Thread Joel Aronson via CnC-List
Mark, That is excessive. Prop, cutlass bearing or alignment. Did you check cutlass on the hard? Joel On Mon, Jun 2, 2014 at 1:37 PM, Dr. Mark Bodnar via CnC-List cnc-list@cnc-list.com wrote: Spent all day Sunday working on the boat - cleaning up the coolant mess, installing cabin

Re: Stus-List TackTick [raymarine] Analog Wind Display problem

2014-06-02 Thread Joel Aronson via CnC-List
Is call Ray. Sounds like a bad masthead unit. Joel On Monday, June 2, 2014, kelly petew via CnC-List cnc-list@cnc-list.com wrote: My fellow TackTick users, anyone had this problem -- I have only the wind speed display and it will no longer correctly point to the apparent wind direction and

Re: Stus-List Raymarine X5 auto pilot installation CC 34+

2014-06-03 Thread Joel Aronson via CnC-List
On my 35 I put the compass in the aft end of the quarter berth and the fluxgate in the wet locker. Joel On Tuesday, June 3, 2014, Danny Haughey via CnC-List cnc-list@cnc-list.com wrote: I installed the X5 with a p70 head unit last year and installed the flux gate in the L shaped settee, low

Stus-List Impromptu

2014-06-14 Thread Joel Aronson via CnC-List
Congrats to Steve sHarkey for taking division 3 in the A2B! Joel -- Joel 301 541 8551 ___ This List is provided by the CC Photo Album Email address: CnC-List@cnc-list.com To change your list preferences, including unsubscribing -- go bottom of page

Re: Stus-List Annapolis to Bermuda Race nearing finish

2014-06-23 Thread Joel Aronson via CnC-List
We hit hampton virginia early this am. Blew out the#2 and the baby stay on the way home. After a day we had to return to Bermuda to drop off a sick crew member. Joel On Saturday, June 21, 2014, Jake Brodersen via CnC-List cnc-list@cnc-list.com wrote: Steve, You guys did a great job. It’s

Re: Stus-List getting seasick

2014-06-23 Thread Joel Aronson via CnC-List
I recommend Zofran,an anti nausea drug. Only needed it twice this time, but I was glad I had it. I also use the scolpalamine patch. Joel On Monday, June 23, 2014, Ron Kaye via CnC-List cnc-list@cnc-list.com wrote: I'm somewhat prone to seasickness. I found through personal experience when

Stus-List 35-3 headsails

2014-06-24 Thread Joel Aronson via CnC-List
If anyone has old but serviceable laminate headsails they are looking to unload, please let me know. My #2 is about to become tote bags. Also, my 1.5 ounce chute is the same size as my light air chutes. If it is windy enough to need the 1.5 oz. chute it is way too big to handle. Has anyone had

Stus-List VHF trouble

2014-06-26 Thread Joel Aronson via CnC-List
My fixed VHF is not transmitting as it should. The antenna and wire in the mast are 2 years old as is the VHF. I tried it with and without the AIS splitter. Same result. It receives audio and AIS comes up on the plotter so I don't think it is the antenna. Next steps? Joel -- Joel 301 541 8551

Re: Stus-List Yanmar 2GM20 Starter Not Starting / Engaging

2014-06-27 Thread Joel Aronson via CnC-List
Kevin, Likely to be corroded wiring between the battery, button and solenoid or corrosion on the cable to the starter itself. Get a remote starter switch http://www.harborfreight.com/12-volt-remote-starter-switch-35448.html to bypass the button and isolate the problem. Joel On Fri, Jun 27,

Re: Stus-List Rigging Problem

2014-06-27 Thread Joel Aronson via CnC-List
On Friday, June 27, 2014, David Jacobs via CnC-List cnc-list@cnc-list.com wrote: Great wind for a Wednesday evening club race, great start, and then got smoked by three other boats one of which was another CC 35 MK3. I had just had the bottom cleaned, had plenty of boat speed but I just

Re: Stus-List Rigging Problem

2014-06-27 Thread Joel Aronson via CnC-List
Sorry about the blank reply. What condition are your sails in? Where was the traveler position? How close to the spreaders was the jib trimmed? Joel On Friday, June 27, 2014, David Jacobs via CnC-List cnc-list@cnc-list.com wrote: Great wind for a Wednesday evening club race, great start, and

Re: Stus-List Rigging Problem

2014-06-27 Thread Joel Aronson via CnC-List
With that much wind you are on the cusp of reefing the main. Do you add main halyard tension? Cunningham? Outhaul? Ease the mainsheet ( not the traveler) to let the top of the main twist off. Move the jib car aft a couple inches. If you are heeling more than 20 degrees you will be slow. Joel

Stus-List Atkins Hoyle hatch

2014-06-30 Thread Joel Aronson via CnC-List
Does anyone happen to have an old hatch model 200 laying around? Somehow the frame broke coming back from Bermuda. -- Joel 301 541 8551 ___ This List is provided by the CC Photo Album Email address: CnC-List@cnc-list.com To change your list

Re: Stus-List 1967 CC 41' Yawl?

2014-07-01 Thread Joel Aronson via CnC-List
Ron, She does look nice, but you are talking about a 47 year old yawl. There is a pretty small pool of buyers out there for that boat. I'm surprised to see 286 CC's listed on Yachtworld. Would have guessed way lower. Joel On Tue, Jul 1, 2014 at 11:16 AM, Ron Kaye via CnC-List

Re: Stus-List Annapolis to Bermuda race

2014-07-02 Thread Joel Aronson via CnC-List
John, Next week I should be able to send the kit back. We replaced all of the expired OTC stuff with fresh stuff, so it should be good for a couple years. Thanks so much for contributing to the cause! Joel On Sun, Apr 27, 2014 at 12:42 PM, John Pennie j...@svpaws.net wrote: On that note -

Stus-List Landfall 35 for sale

2014-07-02 Thread Joel Aronson via CnC-List
http://annapolis.craigslist.org/boa/4549471599.html -- Joel 301 541 8551 ___ This List is provided by the CC Photo Album Email address: CnC-List@cnc-list.com To change your list preferences, including unsubscribing -- go bottom of page at:

Re: Stus-List Testing to see if our email is getting through.

2014-07-02 Thread Joel Aronson via CnC-List
Loud and clear! On Wed, Jul 2, 2014 at 3:02 PM, Ron Ander via CnC-List cnc-list@cnc-list.com wrote: Just testing. Thanks, Ron Ander Alchemist CC 29 Mk 2 E.Y.C. ___ This List is provided by the CC Photo Album Email address:

Stus-List Talk some sense into me please!

2014-07-04 Thread Joel Aronson via CnC-List
A 42 is 3x the work and expense of a 30. More of everything to maintain harder to single hand. You'll sail less and spend more. Joel On Friday, July 4, 2014, coltrek via CnC-List cnc-list@cnc-list.com javascript:_e(%7B%7D,'cvml','cnc-list@cnc-list.com'); wrote: And in his review of the CC 39,

Re: Stus-List E7 chartplotter reboots when I start the engine

2014-07-07 Thread Joel Aronson via CnC-List
Better to check the wiring to the engine and reduce the voltage drop. Joel On Monday, July 7, 2014, Eric Frank via CnC-List cnc-list@cnc-list.com wrote: My new E7 Raymarine chartplotter reboots when I start the engine (a Perkins diesel). Cat's Paw's batteries are quite new, fully charged,

Re: Stus-List small hole in front of LF38 rudder tube

2014-07-07 Thread Joel Aronson via CnC-List
Same here. Extends below the top of the rudder Joel On Monday, July 7, 2014, Edd Schillay via CnC-List cnc-list@cnc-list.com wrote: Paul, The one on the Enterprise is about 3-4 inches, sticking straight down. All the best, Edd Edd M. Schillay Starship Enterprise CC 37+ | Sail No:

Re: Stus-List Fw: Atomic 4

2014-07-08 Thread Joel Aronson via CnC-List
FWIW I grew up on gas powered fishing boats. The biggest problem we had was the ignition system - a problem largely solved with electronic ignition. We always lifted a hatch to smell for gas and occasionally ran the blower. We never had a problem. That being said, I'm happy to have my Yanmar

Stus-List Hot Water heater question

2014-07-08 Thread Joel Aronson via CnC-List
All, I've got a Raritan heater. When I run my Yanmar 30GM the hot water out of the tap is certainly cooler than I would get from my home water heater. When used to make instant coffee the coffee can be drunk right away without cooling. How hot should the water get? Do I need to flush the water

Re: Stus-List Hot Water heater question

2014-07-08 Thread Joel Aronson via CnC-List
Jake, Probably the same one. Guess I'll be flushing mine out. The drain has a hose thread on it so I can probably back flush it. You may not want to know what comes out. Even on mine the cold water gets heated when the engine is running. Joel On Tuesday, July 8, 2014, Bill Bina via CnC-List

Re: Stus-List Tiller

2014-07-09 Thread Joel Aronson via CnC-List
Brent, Several weeks ago a J30 broke its tiller at the windward mark, causing havoc for the rest of the fleet. Fortunately, he was doing his usual sloppy rounding and everyone managed to go between him and the mark as he did 360s while out of control. Don't be that idiot! Joel On Wed, Jul 9,

Re: Stus-List Charging problems 30-2 Yanmar 2 gm 20

2014-07-09 Thread Joel Aronson via CnC-List
Kevin, Glad you were able to trace the problem! This a good reminder for those with external regulators. Joel On Wed, Jul 9, 2014 at 12:58 PM, Kevin Driscoll via CnC-List cnc-list@cnc-list.com wrote: After cleaning all the terminals, checking fuses etc. I found that the wire from the

Re: Stus-List VHF trouble

2014-07-10 Thread Joel Aronson via CnC-List
Follow-up: The mystery of my VHF's low output has been solved. We lost the antenna whip on the way to Bermuda. Next time there is a problem I will look up! Duh! Joel On Thu, Jun 26, 2014 at 11:05 AM, Joel Aronson joel.aron...@gmail.com wrote: My fixed VHF is not transmitting as it should.

Re: Stus-List Fleabay scores

2014-07-10 Thread Joel Aronson via CnC-List
Craigslist purchases include Pearson 28, Asym spinnaker, EPIRB, Delta anchor, Lifesling. EBay - winch, LED lights Joel On Thu, Jul 10, 2014 at 1:39 PM, Robert Gallagher via CnC-List cnc-list@cnc-list.com wrote: I have a few things on fleebay/craigs for the broke sailor in all of us. 2

Re: Stus-List what is wrong with these boats?

2014-07-11 Thread Joel Aronson via CnC-List
Steve, As much as I love my 35/3, the 40 is a lot more boat for less money! I would not let another 6 inches of draft stop me unless I planned to cruise the Bahamas. Joel On Fri, Jul 11, 2014 at 8:19 AM, Stevan Plavsa via CnC-List cnc-list@cnc-list.com wrote: There was another 40 in CT

Re: Stus-List Dyneema lifelines -- was Re: Swageless lifeline system

2014-07-11 Thread Joel Aronson via CnC-List
Yes. Used those hooks too. You need to tension the line before you measure and leave room for more stretch. Joel On Friday, July 11, 2014, M Bod via CnC-List cnc-list@cnc-list.com wrote: Anyone try dynemma for lifelines? I found at least one source for lifeline hardware with eye ends for high

Re: Stus-List Dyneema lifelines -- was Re: Swageless lifeline system

2014-07-11 Thread Joel Aronson via CnC-List
I put shroud covers over the lines where the jib crosses the lifeline to protect the sails. Joel On Friday, July 11, 2014, Chuck S via CnC-List cnc-list@cnc-list.com wrote: I did the Amsteel 1/4 lines. At first I used a fid I made from a large hollow darning needle, but later learned to use

Stus-List binnacle light

2014-07-12 Thread Joel Aronson via CnC-List
There is no power to my binnacle light. I've tried every breaker and switch. No luck. I can either trace the wiring back to the breaker or put a red LED in the navpod above the compass. Suggestions? -- Joel 301 541 8551 ___ This List is provided by

Re: Stus-List binnacle light

2014-07-12 Thread Joel Aronson via CnC-List
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Re: Stus-List Stanchion inserts

2014-07-12 Thread Joel Aronson via CnC-List
I've seen people whip short pieces of Dacron line cover where the lines go through the stanchion. Joel On Saturday, July 12, 2014, jtsails via CnC-List cnc-list@cnc-list.com wrote: I think I saw them in the CS Johnson catalog, but have no idea where to buy them from. James Delaney 1976 CC

Re: Stus-List binnacle light

2014-07-13 Thread Joel Aronson via CnC-List
[mailto:cnc-list-boun...@cnc-list.com] *On Behalf Of *Joel Aronson via CnC-List *Sent:* Saturday, July 12, 2014 12:02 PM *To:* cnc-list@cnc-list.com *Subject:* Stus-List binnacle light There is no power to my binnacle light. I've tried every breaker and switch. No luck. I can either

Re: Stus-List binnacle light

2014-07-13 Thread Joel Aronson via CnC-List
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Re: Stus-List Barient Model 27 2 speed self tailing winch parts

2014-07-14 Thread Joel Aronson via CnC-List
ARCO in Australia. On Sunday, July 13, 2014, Brad Crawford via CnC-List cnc-list@cnc-list.com wrote: Does anyone know of a source for Barient Winch parts? The line lifter on our model 27’s broke and I am looking for a replacement. It is a Barient 27, 2 speed, self tailing. Thanks,

Re: Stus-List what is wrong with these boats?

2014-07-14 Thread Joel Aronson via CnC-List
by the increased value of the boat for the Chesapeake and Mars would give you some credit if you sent them the lead you removed. Joe Della Barba j...@dellabarba.com *From:* CnC-List [mailto:cnc-list-boun...@cnc-list.com cnc-list-boun...@cnc-list.com] *On Behalf Of *Joel Aronson via CnC-List

Re: Stus-List Play in the steering

2014-07-14 Thread Joel Aronson via CnC-List
Alan, Good to know the nuts can be reached through the access panels!​ I discovered this weekend that one of mine has no nut. I was dreading trying to crawl in there. Joel 35/3 On Mon, Jul 14, 2014 at 12:31 PM, Tim Goodyear via CnC-List cnc-list@cnc-list.com wrote: You may need to remove

Re: Stus-List keel boats

2014-07-14 Thread Joel Aronson via CnC-List
It needs to be on the hard. Joel On Mon, Jul 14, 2014 at 12:42 PM, Bev Parslow via CnC-List cnc-list@cnc-list.com wrote: The mast is coming out so would like the keel bolts checked. Does the boat need to be on the hard or can I do it on the water?

Re: Stus-List Shallows and deep draft

2014-07-14 Thread Joel Aronson via CnC-List
] *On Behalf Of *Joel Aronson via CnC-List *Sent:* Friday, July 11, 2014 9:30 AM *To:* Stevan Plavsa; cnc-list@cnc-list.com *Subject:* Re: Stus-List what is wrong with these boats? Steve, As much as I love my 35/3, the 40 is a lot more boat for less money! I would not let another 6

Re: Stus-List Genoa/Jib Sheet diameter on a 30-1, 7/16 or 1/2?

2014-07-16 Thread Joel Aronson via CnC-List
Nate, I have 7/16 on my 35. You could go to 3/8 without a problem. Joel On Wed, Jul 16, 2014 at 11:56 AM, Nate Flesness via CnC-List cnc-list@cnc-list.com wrote: Replacing the 135% furling genoa sheets on a 30-1 used only for cruising. Have had 1/2. The admiral likes the solid red and

Re: Stus-List Barient 19 winch.

2014-07-17 Thread Joel Aronson via CnC-List
If there are 2 holes in the top use your gas key. Joel On Thursday, July 17, 2014, Brent Driedger via CnC-List cnc-list@cnc-list.com wrote: Stick something long and skinny in the handle hole and push down as you pull up on the winch body. If my 18s are the same this will work for you.

Re: Stus-List CC 29-2 Spinnaker

2014-07-19 Thread Joel Aronson via CnC-List
I raced on a 29-2 with a symmetricl chute. It did not hve a baby stay. I have a baby stay on my 35-3 and have used it once upwind into a sea. Otherwise it is clipped near the base of the mast. Joel On Saturday, July 19, 2014, dwight via CnC-List cnc-list@cnc-list.com wrote: It's not a

Stus-List Screwpile Regatta

2014-07-21 Thread Joel Aronson via CnC-List
Congrats to Jake Brodersen and crew for taking first in the non-spin class once again! They only got in 4 of 9 planned races due to light (or no) winds the first 2 days, but 2 bullets on Sunday put them in first. -- Joel 301 541 8551 ___ This List is

Stus-List Anyone remove the helm seat?

2014-07-22 Thread Joel Aronson via CnC-List
I removed the helm seat in order to get to the rudder post bolts. I'm thinking of leaving the seat out in order to create more space behind the wheel. (I was going to try to make a teak seat with a more gentle contour.) Has anyone else removed the seat? What is it like sailing without it?

Re: Stus-List Sails to Donate

2014-07-24 Thread Joel Aronson via CnC-List
Bacon Sails gets lots of storm jobs and trysails after the distance races. They also order a bunch of new ones each year that are relatively inexpensive. Joel On Thu, Jul 24, 2014 at 8:11 AM, Walter Kubiak via CnC-List cnc-list@cnc-list.com wrote: I have a 1978 cc 34 and I don’t use the

Re: Stus-List Prop Grease

2014-07-24 Thread Joel Aronson via CnC-List
Rich, Personally, I would not risk screwing up a $3,000 prop with an unproven product. Joel On Thu, Jul 24, 2014 at 10:23 AM, Rich Knowles via CnC-List cnc-list@cnc-list.com wrote: Subject change. Has anyone tried Krazy Grease, a waterproof grease in cartridges that is advertised as

Re: Stus-List LF 38 in Baltimore

2014-07-24 Thread Joel Aronson via CnC-List
So what are you waiting for Joe? It's got a shoal keel for a CC! BTW, your YC website does not give lat/long or show the club on a chart. Sorry I can't make the chicken and beer. Looks like an easy sail up the Bay Saturday. Joel On Thu, Jul 24, 2014 at 4:26 PM, Della Barba, Joe via CnC-List

Re: Stus-List Nicro Solar Fans/Vents -- Worth it?

2014-07-25 Thread Joel Aronson via CnC-List
Tim, Good to know! Thanks! Joel On Fri, Jul 25, 2014 at 12:00 PM, Tim Goodyear via CnC-List cnc-list@cnc-list.com wrote: I thought I'd share an update on reliability of the Nicro vents. My three year old day / night solar vent failed shortly after launch this year. I changed the

Re: Stus-List Input on Ipad installations @ Helm

2014-07-25 Thread Joel Aronson via CnC-List
Kevin, I have a RAM mount on the binnacle guard with an IPad holder that fits around the waterproof case. A normal USB port puts out 2.1 amps. An IPad needs 2.5 amps. Fred Street found me a 2.5 amp socket on EBay in Australia. If you go wth a 2.1 amp socket your screen will go dead at the

Re: Stus-List Play in the steering

2014-07-28 Thread Joel Aronson via CnC-List
Alan, Are you able to reach all of the bolts through the access ports? The nut actually came off one of my forward bolts. I'm going to try putting a nut in a socket and hope I get lucky enough to have it catch. I cant get my hand in there. (I was able to tighten the aft bolts.) Any other

Re: Stus-List Prop Grease

2014-07-28 Thread Joel Aronson via CnC-List
On my 35/3 it is set to 14 degrees.​ The Kanzai transmission is 2.6 to 1. The newer models can be adjusted under water. The old ones cannot. I agree that Fred Hutchinson is the best place to start. Joel On Mon, Jul 28, 2014 at 12:24 AM, Josh Muckley via CnC-List cnc-list@cnc-list.com

Re: Stus-List remove head sink on c n c 32?

2014-07-29 Thread Joel Aronson via CnC-List
My 35/3 has a molded insert for the vanity, sink etc. Working on the pump is a PIA! I've had to replace the pump twice in the last 2 years. The Jabsco pumps with the quick release hose fittings make it a little less painful. My only advice is to get a good cushion to kneel on and a wide angle

Re: Stus-List Sailcloth - Cruising Laminate

2014-07-29 Thread Joel Aronson via CnC-List
John, The Quantum cruising laminate that they sell now has alight layer of dacron to add UV protection to the mylar film. I could look at it for you, but I am a lousy judge of old sails. The weight is probably the weight of the dacron and has nothing to do with strength. Joel On Tuesday, July

Re: Stus-List Looking for sails

2014-07-30 Thread Joel Aronson via CnC-List
Steve I have a tape drive main and am very happy with it. It is a racing sail. I am unsure of the age. I did have a small tear repaired and new webbing put on the corners after the Bermuda race. The local UK loft has undergone a bunch of management changes. I don't knoww where the sails are

Re: Stus-List Stainless Grab Rails New Stanchion

2014-07-30 Thread Joel Aronson via CnC-List
I'd bet Atlantic Spars in Annapolis could make them. Joel On Wednesday, July 30, 2014, Ron Casciato via CnC-List cnc-list@cnc-list.com wrote: Steve: I agree with Wally...the only remaining piece of teak on my 38MKIIC is the fiddle on the sliding companionway hatch. Tops In Quality

Re: Stus-List Joker valve war / Head reliability

2014-07-31 Thread Joel Aronson via CnC-List
My cheap Jabsco is on its second season. I did replace the joker valve this year, but it was a simple process. Otherwise, it works fine. Joel 35/3 On Thu, Jul 31, 2014 at 12:08 PM, Rich Knowles via CnC-List cnc-list@cnc-list.com wrote: I'm chasing leaks on a VacuFlush system. 4 joker

Re: Stus-List Roller-furled jib sheets and symmetrical spinnaker

2014-08-01 Thread Joel Aronson via CnC-List
We have a furler and dip-pole. We use a piece of velcro to hold the sheets to the headstay below the drum. i'm not on the bow, but some very experienced bowmen tell me its best on my boat. Joel 35/3 The Office Annapolis On Fri, Aug 1, 2014 at 8:29 AM, Hoyt, Mike via CnC-List

Re: Stus-List big $$$ used CC

2014-08-01 Thread Joel Aronson via CnC-List
Saw an estimated price of $410,000 for the Redwing. Joel On Fri, Aug 1, 2014 at 11:14 AM, Jerome Tauber via CnC-List cnc-list@cnc-list.com wrote: I wonder how much a new Redwing 41 is? Probably in the same price range. Jerry cc 27 v JJ Sent from my iPhone On Aug 1, 2014, at 9:05 AM,

Re: Stus-List Alternator? Belt? Suggestions?

2014-08-03 Thread Joel Aronson via CnC-List
Good work! Nice when it is a simple fix! Joel On Sunday, August 3, 2014, Gary W. Russell via CnC-List cnc-list@cnc-list.com wrote: It's sort of like golf. Do look for a ball were you don't want to find it. Gary Sent from my iPhone. ~~~_/)~~~ On Aug 3, 2014, at 2:32 PM, Edd Schillay

Stus-List binnacle light follow-up

2014-08-03 Thread Joel Aronson via CnC-List
It turns out the wire was not connected to a power source! The wire was good. I have a terminal block for the instruments in the NavPod under the deck, so I cut the wire, added eye fittings and connected to the power supply for the GPS. I'm not worried about the power drain of 2 tiny LEDs.

Re: Stus-List Thoughts on repowering with outboard

2014-08-04 Thread Joel Aronson via CnC-List
No one has suggested Plan C - Buy another (bigger) boat! Seriously, a very good discussion. Joel On Monday, August 4, 2014, Rich Knowles via CnC-List cnc-list@cnc-list.com wrote: I just caught up with this. I have had both outboard and inboard powered boats. The least annoying ones to operate

Re: Stus-List follow-up on outboards

2014-08-05 Thread Joel Aronson via CnC-List
I've never owned an A4, but I grew up on gas powered fishing boats. Most of the problems we had (and there were many) were ignition related. Bad coils, points, distributors, wires, fouled plugs. I'd look into the electronic ignition module if compression were good. My 2 cents. Joel On Tue,

Re: Stus-List Alternator or belt?

2014-08-05 Thread Joel Aronson via CnC-List
There are usually two bolts. A pivot point and a bolt on the tension arm. Loosen both, slip off the old belt and replace. The hard part is tensioning the belt and tightening the nut on arm at the same time. That is where the device Edd used helps. Joel On Tue, Aug 5, 2014 at 3:35 PM, JOHN D

Re: Stus-List Re-Bedding / Filling Drilling w_Epoxy

2014-08-08 Thread Joel Aronson via CnC-List
Kevin, I'd use West Six/10 epoxy cartridges. Easy to work with and no waste except for what is left in the tip. Buy lots of tips if you are doing it over several weeks. I don't know if GitRot is strong enough. Joel 35/3 Annapolis On Fri, Aug 8, 2014 at 11:41 AM, Kevin Driscoll via CnC-List

Re: Stus-List Engine stalling after shifting

2014-08-12 Thread Joel Aronson via CnC-List
Dave, How low is the idle speed? Joel On Tue, Aug 12, 2014 at 3:49 PM, David Knecht via CnC-List cnc-list@cnc-list.com wrote: The Universal M4-30 in my boat tends to stall frequently when shifting. This primarily happens when moving forward and shifting into reverse, which is of course

Stus-List Barient 23 ST winch for sale

2014-08-14 Thread Joel Aronson via CnC-List
I was in Bacon's yesterday. They had a 23 ST for sale for 275. They rarely get self tailers, so I thought I'd let everyone know. Joel -- Joel 301 541 8551 ___ This List is provided by the CC Photo Album Email address: CnC-List@cnc-list.com To change

Stus-List Alternator for Yanmar 3GM30

2014-08-14 Thread Joel Aronson via CnC-List
All, My alternator is putting out too much voltage (15 volts) It s a 35 amp Apco with an internal regulator. Rather than trying to have it rebuilt I am thinking of buying a new alternator. Is there a higher amp alternator that will fit the single pulley without breaking the bank? I don't want

Re: Stus-List Alternator for Yanmar 3GM30

2014-08-14 Thread Joel Aronson via CnC-List
capacity to match a 100 amp alternator. Josh On Aug 14, 2014 9:50 AM, Joel Aronson via CnC-List cnc-list@cnc-list.com wrote: All, My alternator is putting out too much voltage (15 volts) It s a 35 amp Apco with an internal regulator. Rather than trying to have it rebuilt I am thinking

Re: Stus-List Alternator for Yanmar 3GM30

2014-08-14 Thread Joel Aronson via CnC-List
of battery capacity to match a 100 amp alternator. Josh On Aug 14, 2014 9:50 AM, Joel Aronson via CnC-List cnc-list@cnc-list.com wrote: All, My alternator is putting out too much voltage (15 volts) It s a 35 amp Apco with an internal regulator. Rather than trying to have it rebuilt I am

Re: Stus-List Max-Prop settings

2014-08-15 Thread Joel Aronson via CnC-List
Bill, Couple thoughts: If you are getting a max of 3000 rpm you already have too much pitch. I would not go up; I might go down one click. You should cruise at 80% of max rpm or 2500-2600 rpm. I have a 35/3 with a max-prop set to 14 degrees, but my reduction gear is 2.6:1 I get to 3500 rpm

Re: Stus-List Max-Prop settings

2014-08-15 Thread Joel Aronson via CnC-List
Sounds like you nailed it. I wouldn't change anything. Joel On Friday, August 15, 2014, Bill Hoyne via CnC-List cnc-list@cnc-list.com wrote: Hi The max RPM is 3200 and we could get to that value no problem, didn’t want to hold it there for too long, just a few minutes. We did a 20 min test

Re: Stus-List Yanmar 3GMF max rpm

2014-08-17 Thread Joel Aronson via CnC-List
I get 3500. Max is 3600 Joel On Sunday, August 17, 2014, Indigo via CnC-List cnc-list@cnc-list.com wrote: Does anyone know what the max rpm is for the 3GMF engine? My tach reads 3000 with my throttle pushed all the way to the pedestal guard. The link here www.*yanmar*help.com/operate.htm

Re: Stus-List top rudder post washer

2014-08-18 Thread Joel Aronson via CnC-List
Wally, Hole saws! Way too obvious! Why was 1/4 inch too thick? Looks like you had plenty of room. Joel On Mon, Aug 18, 2014 at 11:02 AM, Wally Bryant via CnC-List cnc-list@cnc-list.com wrote: Jake wrote: snip I think Wally made some or had some made. McMaster has a wide variety of

Re: Stus-List Up-sizing boats

2014-08-19 Thread Joel Aronson via CnC-List
The 37 is a great boat! Layout is very similar to the 40. Very usable galley, drop down center table in the salon and headroom. You might have to duck going into the vee berth, but otherwise plenty of headroom! Joel 35/3 On Tue, Aug 19, 2014 at 11:35 AM, William Hall via CnC-List

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