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About Peenstone

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  • Birthday 12/06/1959

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    Mystic, CT
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    Sailing, Biking, and safe, reliable, commercial nuclear power.

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  1. Back in it after many years of 4 wheeling the family. Now, enjoying a couple of rides- this is my fav. '96 Trident 900, 13K miles. es here to attach, or choose files... Other Media Max total size: 9.77 MB Uploaded Images
  2. Sorry to read of his passing. He had an exciting, long life and has a place in sailing history.
  3. Yup, same here. Double clamp the raw water intake for engine cooling and keep it open. You will never overheat your engine when you're in a hurry to get off the mooring.
  4. Definitely bring on The Mac's.
  5. Shipped our O-34 from Upstate NY (Rochester area) to Hampton Roads, VA in 2009. Cost at that time was just over $3K. You can find deals if your timeline is flexible through U-Ship .
  6. Definitely waiting on the Olson 30 . I dry-sailed hull #111 in the southern Chesapeake for 10 years. Loved that boat.
  7. I replaced our interior cushions 2 years ago using Sunbrella interior. I reached out to the local auto upholstery shop who worked with me to deliver cushions that suit us. He took the old cushions and used them as templates to make new ones. We're extremely happy with the finished product.
  8. A little bit dated, but always a good read.
  9. Mystic CT in the summer, Southern Ches Bay for the winter. I'm months from living the dream.
  10. Not intending to lecture, but to share my experience. I own a 1989 Olson 34, having bought it from the original owner in 2009. The boat tends to round to weather when she starts to heel. A feeling I was not accustomed to from my earlier experience. I also found that the boat would rebound up significantly when flying a chute while strapped in tight, again , more than I was accustomed to. After finding some water intrusion into my rudder, I decided to replace it vs repair. I contacted the folks at Foss Foam , the original rudder manufacturer in Newport Beach CA. They have several opt
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