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by terrulian
Thu Mar 21, 2019 8:32 pm
Forum: Anything else and for sale. . .
Topic: Markers on the anchor rode?
Replies: 25
Views: 205

Re: Markers on the anchor rode?

While a float may be OK for canoes and other small boats, it is not desirable on a cruising boat, which in any case should use all chain. The problem is that this effectively decreases the scope, making less of an acute angle to the bottom. This is the opposite of what you want, as the result is a m...
by terrulian
Thu Mar 21, 2019 9:52 am
Forum: Anything else and for sale. . .
Topic: Markers on the anchor rode?
Replies: 25
Views: 205

Re: Markers on the anchor rode?

Thanks for the clarification. :D
by terrulian
Thu Mar 21, 2019 8:37 am
Forum: Anything else and for sale. . .
Topic: Markers on the anchor rode?
Replies: 25
Views: 205

Re: Markers on the anchor rode?

BB, what kind of ship were you on with 1000 feet of rode?
by terrulian
Wed Mar 20, 2019 10:46 pm
Forum: Anything else and for sale. . .
Topic: Markers on the anchor rode?
Replies: 25
Views: 205

Re: Markers on the anchor rode?

There are anchor rode markers for nylon rode here: https://www.ahoycaptain.com/anchorlinemarkers.html or you can make your own. For chain I have used painted lines, say one for 25', two for 50', three for 75', then another color for 100', etc. You can also flake out the rode before anchoring, by lay...
by terrulian
Thu Mar 14, 2019 1:26 pm
Forum: Builder's Power Boats
Topic: knottyBuoyz III The TW28 Project
Replies: 2226
Views: 187661

Re: knottyBuoyz III The TW28 Project

Jeez, of course we missed you, Rick. We need that sanding fix. :D
by terrulian
Tue Mar 12, 2019 9:42 am
Forum: Small Boats
Topic: Weight durability trade off of additional glassing on a canoe?
Replies: 8
Views: 133

Re: Weight durability trade off of additional glassing on a canoe?

I glassed the outside bottom of my row boat and am glad I did, as it often contacts rocks, gravel, and shells when landing or launching. I didn't glass the inside but did use Kiwi Grip. I'm happy with both of those choices. Good footing on the inside, tough on the outside. I glassed the seats and al...
by terrulian
Thu Mar 07, 2019 1:06 pm
Forum: Builder's Sail Boats
Topic: AD16 Myrtle Beach
Replies: 819
Views: 20468

Re: AD16 Myrtle Beach

Excellent progress, Bogie!
by terrulian
Tue Mar 05, 2019 11:26 pm
Forum: Small Boats
Topic: D5 Sprit Mast, Mast Step, and Mast Partner questions
Replies: 14
Views: 151

Re: D5 Sprit Mast, Mast Step, and Mast Partner questions

Nice engineering, Netpackrat.
by terrulian
Sun Mar 03, 2019 3:19 pm
Forum: Builder's Sail Boats
Topic: AD16 Myrtle Beach
Replies: 819
Views: 20468

Re: AD16 Myrtle Beach

GIVE ME A BREAK! 8O :roll: :D

Did Slocum have AC??

OK, I admit I had self-steering and an engine so my bad.