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by OrangeQuest
Mon Oct 22, 2018 7:08 pm
Forum: Sail Boats
Topic: Question for sail boat guys!
Replies: 43
Views: 2724

Re: Question for sail boat guys!

Hey now... don’t go goving the boss lady any ideas. I would be more concerned she doesn't read your posts! 8O if they really wanted to do you in, they would "lash" you to the chain. Personally, I'd use a running bowline to make the first loop fast around you, then a icicle hitch to keep you there a...
by OrangeQuest
Mon Oct 22, 2018 2:49 pm
Forum: Power Boats
Topic: C17 in the bayou
Replies: 495
Views: 68592

Re: C17 in the bayou

We have to pull the tag off the license, one per year but for $5 you can buy one more tag per year. I am happy with the 3 limit per day. That is 6 nice fillets and fish for a month. Trout on the other hand I will keep only one of a 10 trout per day. I don't freeze trout but LOVE them on the half she...
by OrangeQuest
Mon Oct 22, 2018 2:23 pm
Forum: Power Boats
Topic: C17 in the bayou
Replies: 495
Views: 68592

Re: C17 in the bayou

Nice bunch of fish! Our limit in Texas is 3 per day and nothing over 28 without a tag.
I like to keep redfish in the 20" to 22" range to eat, anything bigger and they get to many worms and risk heavy metals.
by OrangeQuest
Mon Oct 22, 2018 2:19 pm
Forum: Sail Boats
Topic: Question for sail boat guys!
Replies: 43
Views: 2724

Re: Question for sail boat guys!

I like how easy a cam cleat works and very high load rating even when little. Less liking to have something sag on it. Will have folding cleats on the gunnel fore and aft.

Only need one for the aft anchor.

Thanks guys for the guidance!
by OrangeQuest
Mon Oct 22, 2018 7:55 am
Forum: Sail Boats
Topic: Question for sail boat guys!
Replies: 43
Views: 2724

Re: Question for sail boat guys!

Generalizations for simplicity. Roller furling rolls the sail up on the wire that runs from the bow to the top of the mast. It’s like an “old style” shade. Makes it easy to change sail size as well as put the sail completely away. The sail is always ready to go... just pull the sheet and unroll it....
by OrangeQuest
Mon Oct 22, 2018 7:50 am
Forum: Builder's Power Boats
Topic: ST21 Hybrid Powered "SKINNYDIP" Noosa Australia
Replies: 5292
Views: 374920

Re: ST21 Hybrid Powered "SKINNYDIP" Noosa Australia

Yes, best of luck when dealing with the insurance.
by OrangeQuest
Mon Oct 22, 2018 7:48 am
Forum: Power Boats
Topic: Hurricane Michael
Replies: 41
Views: 1872

Re: Hurricane Michael

It is always nice to hear good news from all the bad. Makes you think humans may have hope after all.
My thoughts to all those impacted by this very bad storm.
by OrangeQuest
Mon Oct 22, 2018 7:40 am
Forum: Builder's Power Boats
Topic: FS-18 - "Bare Bones"
Replies: 1165
Views: 56440

Re: FS-18 - "Bare Bones"

Bet it's nice to relax a little! Boat is looking great.
by OrangeQuest
Mon Oct 22, 2018 7:28 am
Forum: Sail Boats
Topic: Question for sail boat guys!
Replies: 43
Views: 2724

Re: Question for sail boat guys!

Roller reefing system for the head sail , it rolls and unrolls from the fore stay. VS hanked jib which “clips” onto the fore stay and is raised/lowered as a unit. To reef a roller you just roll it up a bit. To reef a hanked sail you change it (I’ve seen one hanked jib that reefed from the bottom an...
by OrangeQuest
Mon Oct 22, 2018 7:14 am
Forum: Sail Boats
Topic: Question for sail boat guys!
Replies: 43
Views: 2724

Re: Question for sail boat guys!

OQ.....The Kayak guy... I'm going to build the NC16 canoe/kayak. How long should the kayak paddle be? I may make it! Bob Capt Bob your question is a little tricky! First how high will you be sitting from the water, how wide will the boat be at where you are sitting and how high will you be above th...