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Forum: Multihull Sailboats 28-05-2021, 18:03
Replies: 39
Views: 25,661
Posted By sailrjim
Re: Catamaran Haul-Out Marinas

[QUOTE=Hodgdon87;3415788]I've created an updated cat haul out list that was originally based off Cote's document. It's more or less up to date. I've modified it for my own purposes but it could...
Forum: Plumbing Systems and Fixtures 02-05-2021, 18:48
Replies: 17
Views: 1,310
Posted By sailrjim
Re: Johnson Ultima Float Switch

I too am in the market for a better float switch (and pump) and was thinking to use solid state. Found this one FYI:


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Forum: Boats For Sale and Wanted 08-04-2021, 20:33
Replies: 26
Views: 4,962
Posted By sailrjim
Re: 38' Foam Core Harris Trimaran for Sale

Thanks for the response.
I had previously read the survey, but saw no mention of the sheave box mentioned in my question number 1. It is not obvious to me the purpose, though I can think of several...
Forum: Boats For Sale and Wanted 02-04-2021, 20:32
Replies: 26
Views: 4,962
Posted By sailrjim
Re: 38' Foam Core Harris Trimaran for Sale

[QUOTE=Wingsn1;3377630]For Sale : Robert Harris 38' foam core Trimaran
Location : Yarmouth , Maine
Email : wingsn1@protonmail.com
*** ASKING $26,000 OBO ***
https://i.postimg.cc/56gvmpXV/3.jpg...
Forum: Deck hardware: Rigging, Sails & Hoisting 04-01-2021, 19:05
Replies: 39
Views: 4,594
Posted By sailrjim
Re: Aluminium Mast re-painting or ?

Another anecdote:

A mast and main boom I built from scratch using aluminum sections total 48 ft. from Metal Mast 30 years ago is chalking somewhat, but still fully coated and in service. At about...
Forum: Construction, Maintenance & Refit 01-01-2021, 13:25
Replies: 20
Views: 1,318
Posted By sailrjim
Re: Teak lumber

Just to throw a bit of pedantry into the mix of good responses:
1. My nonchemist understanding is that with most of the single part glues, the surfaces must be nearly lapped perfect and tightly...
Forum: Boats For Sale and Wanted 23-09-2020, 08:50
Replies: 2
Views: 2,192
Posted By sailrjim
Re: 46 Trimar Trimaran MK II

PM sent. Also, check the Projects thread on forum.
Jim
Forum: Multihull Sailboats 22-09-2020, 17:49
Replies: 3,292
Views: 968,457
Posted By sailrjim
Re: Cheap Multis and Projects

FYI All:
Portsmouth Boating Center (Portsmouth, VA) recently modified width of travel lift to 27 ft. width. They do not allow DIY. Also, I recently received a quote of just under USD1000 to lift a...
Forum: Multihull Sailboats 07-03-2020, 21:14
Replies: 3,292
Views: 968,457
Posted By sailrjim
Re: Scam Alert

I'll see you and raise you one scammer:
https://www.sailboatlistings.com/photographs/83062
Notice the nice dodger/bimini/enclosure vs. the blue tarp version. It could be a before and after...
Forum: Multihull Sailboats 08-12-2019, 22:08
Replies: 3,292
Views: 968,457
Posted By sailrjim
Re: Cheap Multis and Projects

I'm with Jon. The post you cite does not mention Horstman. If it were a genuine Horstman would not the owner mention that? Instead it lists Ed Paulovske as the designer and builder. Is that a...
Forum: Multihull Sailboats 02-10-2019, 17:32
Replies: 105
Views: 22,158
Posted By sailrjim
Re: Wharram Thoughts

Having read some of the travel blog of Pete Hill and wife Carlie, IIRC, Pete had LAR keels on his stretched KD 860 and lost one of the keels and said they had not noticed until hauled out in S....
Forum: Multihull Sailboats 06-05-2019, 08:35
Replies: 3,292
Views: 968,457
Posted By sailrjim
Re: Cheap Multis and Projects

Longjon, I am not a member of Kijiji. Noticed that the photos in the link are from 2004. Do you have more info or perhaps a corroborating link/listing? Perhaps is the listing a scam?
Jim
Forum: Multihull Sailboats 03-02-2019, 11:13
Replies: 33
Views: 15,230
Posted By sailrjim
Re: Telescopic masts?

Just an alternate POV: I have used the same telescopic whisker pole/spinnaker pole/reaching strut for over thirty years without problem except when the line needed replacing; difficult. It is...
Forum: Multihull Sailboats 15-12-2018, 18:59
Replies: 5
Views: 915
Posted By sailrjim
Re: Anyone know anything about this design? Nimble 369

I notice that contrary to most of the more recent designs, the mainsail is small, the jib large, maybe masthead rigged. Seems to have some good features for user friendliness, but I am curious how...
Forum: Multihull Sailboats 15-12-2018, 13:21
Replies: 3,292
Views: 968,457
Posted By sailrjim
Re: Cheap Multis and Projects

Have a tow vehicle? Want (need?) a project?
https://www.sailboatlistings.com/photographs/75808
https://www.sailboatlistings.com/view/75808
Forum: Multihull Sailboats 13-06-2018, 10:22
Replies: 3,292
Views: 968,457
Posted By sailrjim
Re: Cheap Multis and Projects

"

Saw this listing and called with some questions. One question: Are the plans available/included? was answered: "...not much in the way of plans." Though I am not familiar with the range of...
Forum: Multihull Sailboats 29-11-2008, 11:20
Replies: 11
Views: 8,334
Posted By sailrjim
Pod Cat

I tried to contact the makers of the Skimmer hulls a couple years ago but received no response.

One possibility for the narrow hulls is to use them as basis in a pod cat. This would limit...
Forum: Multihull Sailboats 31-08-2008, 15:17
Replies: 64
Views: 33,746
Posted By sailrjim
Bunks location

"You queried the comments on the bunk position. I think most experienced catamaran sailors will agree with me when I say that the forward bunks are bouncy and the aft bunks are much more...
Forum: Multihull Sailboats 12-07-2008, 22:15
Replies: 47
Views: 10,466
Posted By sailrjim
Billyehh, What material is your steering...

Billyehh,

What material is your steering cable? metal?, synthetic fibre?

44' cruisin cat,

As has been mentioned, the reason the rudders see greater load when backing is that the moment arm...
Forum: Multihull Sailboats 19-06-2008, 19:46
Replies: 20
Views: 6,756
Posted By sailrjim
Mike, I sent you a PM, but will post here...

Mike,

I sent you a PM, but will post here for the public record.

I finally received all ten of your emails (at my alternate address), including the ones forwarded regarding your messages being...
Forum: Multihull Sailboats 13-06-2008, 15:36
Replies: 20
Views: 6,756
Posted By sailrjim
Michael, Thank you for the efforts and...

Michael,

Thank you for the efforts and response. I checked my spam dump, trash file, and other files and found no messages from your company. I have no other reports of problems with mail posted...
Forum: Multihull Sailboats 12-06-2008, 16:43
Replies: 20
Views: 6,756
Posted By sailrjim
Re: Pacific Multihulls Co, I sent a follow up...

Re: Pacific Multihulls Co, I sent a follow up email this morning. I am on east coast USA, so not expecting reply before later tonight. At 17:00 my time, I received a package from them. It...
Forum: Multihull Sailboats 11-06-2008, 19:16
Replies: 20
Views: 6,756
Posted By sailrjim
Pacific Multihulls Co., Seeking Info on . . .

Hello All,

Recently joined the forum. I saw, in another thread a reference to Pacific Multihulls Co. (Australia), a purveyor of precut kits for catamarans. Does anyone have contact with them? I...
Forum: Multihull Sailboats 20-04-2008, 20:28
Replies: 67
Views: 14,820
Posted By sailrjim
negative harry

Rob,

And good day to you. I know you have a vested interest and are promoting your product. Regardless, I appreciate alternate POV based on sound reasoning. For some time, I followed...
Forum: Multihull Sailboats 18-04-2008, 07:57
Replies: 67
Views: 14,820
Posted By sailrjim
Well, 2500 hours may be low, but I intend to...

Well, 2500 hours may be low, but I intend to monitor my progress closely. Good planning and the use of precut panels for vessel and frames/molds should improve the odds for my time frame.

I have...
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