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  1. Captain Bastard

    A great sea story

  2. Captain Bastard

    The Front Fell Off

    Condolences to the families of those lost.
  3. Captain Bastard

    Guy who just bought a boat

  4. Captain Bastard

    Craigslist Boat-Just because you can doesn't mean you should

    If M.C. Escher and Dr. Sues smoked peyote and designed a boat, this would be the outcome. https://sarasota.craigslist.org/boa/d/sarasota-49-very-custom-world-cruiser/7156947993.html
  5. Captain Bastard

    Dinghy Trailer

    https://www.publicsurplus.com/sms/auction/view?auc=2184984
  6. Captain Bastard

    So Much Potential

    https://www.publicsurplus.com/sms/auction/view?auc=1977471
  7. Captain Bastard

    Second Gori Prop AWOL

    Posting for a friend. The have a cruising cat with SD 20 Saildives. Lost a prop and had a very reputable yard install another one. Now that one has come off. Any ideas as to cause and cure are welcomed.
  8. Captain Bastard

    Need 12 replacement Portlights

    A good friend is replacing 12 cooked plastic portlights on a Morgan OI 41. He has tasked me to look for an option cheaper than the $170+ cost from Pompanette/Bomar. Any wisdom would be appreciated. The opening size in the deck is 4.5" x 14,5"
  9. Captain Bastard

    Laser in OR for Cheap

    http://www.publicsurplus.com/sms/auction/view?auc=1639380
  10. Captain Bastard

    Iron Keel Anarchy

    My friend just bought an O'Day 34 and we need to have a bottom job done, The keel is cast iron and I have read a bit on the owners' sites but I'm still lost. The boat is not pulled yet and I don't know what we will find when we do. I have sandblasted a keel on a Beneteau before and it required...
  11. Captain Bastard

    JY 15 Hulls in Cali

    http://www.publicsurplus.com/sms/auction/view?auc=1075538
  12. Captain Bastard

    New hatch slides?

    My pig cruiser has a teak piece on deck on either side of the sliding hatch that is fairly overdue for replacement. I can make them out of teak but I am considering doing them in plastic; does anyone know where I can get 2 x 2 starboard and how hard is it to run through a table saw?
  13. Captain Bastard

    DDWFTWS

    http://www.wired.com/autopia/2012/07/wind-powered-car-upwind/
  14. Captain Bastard

    Ugly Deck...Paint or Gel Coat?

    I have a 1973 Morgan OI 33 that 70% of the deck is non-skid (which I'll do with Kiwigrip). The old white gel coat is thin and needs some nicks and holes fixed before I put a new finish on. I have intended to roll and tip with AwlGrip or Perfection and then I found that my local marine supply...
  15. Captain Bastard

    Mobile Home Local Ad

    http://biggeekdad.com/2009/10/mobile-home-commercial/ Enjoy....
  16. Captain Bastard

    Any Saling in Dago? Jan 20-22, 2012

    I have a conference at Mission Bay ending Friday afternoon. I booked a flight out early Sunday but if anyone needs crew Saturday I'm available.
  17. Captain Bastard

    Need a Sailing Camp Instructor in FL

    Sorry to spam, our club needs an instructor and fast!
  18. Captain Bastard

    Need a Sailing Camp Instructor in FL

    Our instructor is in a bit of trouble and cannot meet the background search requirements under new FL law. Please PM me if you are available in N. FL for two weeks in June and two in July. Pay $650/week and we can find you a place to stay gratis. Must be available in FL to be fingerprinted...
  19. Captain Bastard

    Roller Furler Issues

    My pig cruising boat blew up the deck toggle on my ancient roller furler. The unit has no markings or anything as to who made it and I need some parts or plan on replacing the unit. It was interesting watching the whole foil/sail/forstay fluttering downwind of the boat in 12 knots to say the...
  20. Captain Bastard

    Aqua Buff Gel Coat Polishing

    I have a 10 year old Whaler and I wanted to take care of some heavy gel coat oxidation from the previous owner's neglect. Last summer I tried to restore the gel coat on my J24 while it was on the hard. I wet sanded the hull with 800, 1000. 1200 and 2000 grit wet and dry then followed with 3M...
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