"Congrats on your new cascade!!!! they are awesome boats! I am doing alittle bit of work to mine i will post some pic's! possible thinking about selling im listening to offers. This is a Cascade 36 hull number…"
I have a Cascade 36 and have been traveling for the last 2+ years. I recently saw your request for pictures of the orgiginal wood boom. I have several pics of my boom which had the original roller gear replaced, but otherwise is the way they were set up. I replaced my wooden spruce boom with an aluminum boom shortly before launching and taking off. If you still want pictures let me know. I will be leaving in a few weeks for Chile and probably not have internet after leaving. Mine is a great ocean boat and a pleasure to sail in all conditions.
Brandon, Cascade Yachts was bought by an outfit in Astoria, OR. I forget their name but you can find them thru a Google search. They may have the records from the Cascade Yachts files. Have fun with your 36. They're a great boat.
New to the group, going through the posts, I have come upon this thread. I was considering tinting my windows of my Beneteau 43 with a darker tint, but I really like your idea. So I will copy with…"
"Larry good luck. And remember to use the KISS Method when troubleshooting. Keep It Simple Stupid haha. It’s an old and basic concept that dictates you always do the easiest and obvious stuff first. Then if it doesn’t fix it get more…"
"Sounds like you need to give that windlass some TLC. I used to clean and apply a light coating of grease to all the surfaces in and under the gypsy. It remained smooth over a 10 year period. Five of those years were spent cruising full time on the…"
Doing some maintenance on my B43 Quick Antares windlass this year. After removing the windlass, I knew instantly that I should have been doing this at least ever other year. The windlass was preforming weak and slow with a noise which made me think the motor brushes or a bearing was going out, thus the reason for removing it.What I found upon removal was a tremendous amount of salt and sand on the top part of the gearbox, literally packed in. Upon cleaning everything up, luckily all bearings…See More