"This EasyCilmb device is really a great little addition to any boat. I made one and it works as advertised.
using your legs takes the stress out of climbing the mast. It takes only a few seconds to ascend to the very top of your mast. it's so…"
"Hey guys, Before you go out and spend a few hundred dollars and more on a mast climber, Check out the "EasyClimb" I saw a video on YouTube that explains how to make one and I did it. I made my EasyClimb for about 30…"
I've been a water bug most of my life, Certified Scuba Diver, life guard when I was younger, Rowed crew in collage, Sailed various small boats, But now I have a 82 O'day 25...My first big boat, and my first ocean sailing experience. I love it.
New Bedford, MA
Currently Sailing weekends on Buzzards Bay.
I'm looking to sail more, learn more, and have fun.....
Just a thought here. I'm a firm believer in safety in numbers. I'm going to anchor in Point Judith Harbor of Refuge that Thursday night and make the run to Greenport in the morning. You're going to go right by me. Do you know what day or time? Perhaps we could meet up and make the run together. I also have a 25 so our speed should be pretty close.
If not ... see you all there.
Just checking in to see if you're still interested in coming to the O'day rOnDAYvous in Greenport this July. I hope so! For what it's worth, I make it out to be roughly 80 miles from New Bedford to Greenport -- a two-day hop, if you plan it out carefully, and certainly shorter than the distance I and others will travel from points west. In any case, why not send me your email address (to pooby_99 at yahoo dot com) so I can add you to the mailing list for our monthly e-newsletter. Hope to see you in July. Till then, have a good sailing season.
Quick question: How far would you be willing or able to sail your O-25 for an owners' rOnDAYvous? I ask because this year the big get-together is likely to be taking place somewhere out in your neck o' the woods (more or less). Among the destinations under consideration are the New London/Mystic area, the North Fork of Long Island or Shelter Island. Any one of those would probably be closer to you than to me, so why not consider making the trip (once we decide on where)?
"We have had a leak in heavy rain or big seas at the STBD stays base plate. Although it drips down the chain plate rod it is a possibility. Not sure this is your problem but you can access it by removing the small cover held in place by velcro.
I have a 2010 French made 43 with teak deck, guard rail and adjustable genoa car. A leak has occurred that manifests from the forward of the two 240 sockets into the locker in front of the nav table. It also appears behind the rear socket on the shelf above instrument panel locker. I have re tightened the genoa car track but still leaking.A. Any ideas of where it is enteringB. Has anyone ever tightened the stations or guard wire gate.C. Ideas for how to find leak from deck.The fibre glass…See More
"Hi Ed. Welcome to the group. It would be great to get some conversations going about our boats. So far no one has responded to each other much. I'd love to glean from your voyaging experience in Hooligan. For…"