"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…"
What a great time! We placed 2nd in the Kilo division on my buddy's Harding Force 50 "Luna Sea". The only one to beat us was Patsy on Talion, a *beautiful* Gulfstar 50 Sloop also from Portland, now based in La Paz. Will post more later.
Well I'm late to the party. Retirement has been exhausting. Moving, setting up the new household but now were ready for our trip to AK. We will be leaving sometime towards the end of June from Everett. S/V Compadre are you still heading north?
Hey Don what is your email address and we can talk about trying to organize a rendezvous? We are heading to Alaska in June and returning in late August. We thought about joining the Baja HaHa next year but it depends on the timing of our departure from Puget Sound in 2020. I'm super stoked that the year of leaving is finally here!!
Thanks for the invite. Until very recently my Cascade 29, "Time Enough" was based at McCuddy's on the Columbia, just up river from Hayden Island. Currently she's on a trailer parked next to my shop in Kingston, Wa. Hope to do some repairs and a refit and have her back in the water in about 2 years. Thanks again,
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