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Forum: Construction, Maintenance & Refit 04-07-2021, 09:04
Replies: 15
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Posted By DoubleD
Re: Rubberized sealant in a spray can : too good to be true?

Google "Flex Seal TV Ads" and you can see all the late night infomercials for the product(s). Not that every infomercial product does not live up to its claims, but buyer beware and I wouldn't stake...
Forum: Monohull Sailboats 11-05-2021, 11:34
Replies: 43
Views: 3,827
Posted By DoubleD
Re: Sailboat under 40 feet with large tankage

Caliber 35 LRC. seems to vary a little by year but generally about 100gal water and 100 gal fuel.


LRC=Long Range Cruiser


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Forum: Monohull Sailboats 03-05-2021, 11:26
Replies: 16
Views: 4,281
Posted By DoubleD
Re: Cavalier 39 v Van de Stadt 37 for a

posting picture of lower forward chainplate
Forum: Monohull Sailboats 03-05-2021, 09:46
Replies: 16
Views: 4,281
Posted By DoubleD
Re: Cavalier 39 v Van de Stadt 37 for a

Thank you for the quick reply. Are your chainplates embedded in the fiberglass? The boat I'm looking at, the lowers (fore and aft) are SS straps in a triangle (think pool ball rack) with one side...
Forum: Monohull Sailboats 02-05-2021, 19:35
Replies: 16
Views: 4,281
Posted By DoubleD
Re: Cavalier 39 v Van de Stadt 37 for a

Nzmal, with all the work you did on you're Cavalier 39, did you do anything with the chainplates? Of the Cavs I've looked at, many are embedded in fiberglass on the hull. Its concerning not being...
Forum: Monohull Sailboats 21-03-2021, 11:00
Replies: 13
Views: 1,700
Posted By DoubleD
Re: Thoughts on Bristol vs. Morgan 38 footers

I was looking at a Morgan 382 and was doing research on their sailing characteristics. One issue I found, which concerned me, is they are not known to track well off the wind, due to the rudder...
Forum: General Sailing Forum 16-05-2020, 18:08
Replies: 82
Views: 11,667
Posted By DoubleD
Re: List of boats with skeg and sugar scoop

Caliber 35 has both, although it's more of a half scoop
Forum: Rules of the Road, Regulations & Red Tape 14-05-2020, 09:32
Replies: 45
Views: 3,727
Posted By DoubleD
Re: Entering Canada from the US. Any updates?

Although the boarder is "closed", on Saturday I tracked a Canadian boat, via the Marine Traffic app, going from Victoria BC across the boarder and then to Bellingham WA, where it still is moored. Is...
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