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by NYCSAILOR
Tue Jul 23, 2019 4:55 pm
Forum: General Chrysler Sailing Discussion
Topic: What bodies of water do you sail?
Replies: 38
Views: 28768

Re: What bodies of water do you sail?

eastern, LI -- LI sound -- montauk -- shelter Island --out to block island -- would live to learn of any other chryslers in the LI, NY area... BTW -- has anyone seen the video of the guy sailing a C-26 ( Swing Keel !!) in open ocean from Montreal to Cuba !!!
by NYCSAILOR
Tue Jul 23, 2019 4:51 pm
Forum: Trailers/Towing/Systems
Topic: Looking for a C26 trailer
Replies: 1
Views: 4040

Re: Looking for a C26 trailer

Hi, I got a used one -- from a catalina , I think -- off eBay -- a tandem axle --working great -- it was made by sailtrailers -- http://www.sailtrailers.com -- they are very helpful and knowledgeable-- best money I ever spent on the boat -- (probably worth more than the boat at this point) -- but it...
by NYCSAILOR
Tue Jul 23, 2019 4:40 pm
Forum: Saloon/Cabin/Comfort
Topic: What did you replace the burlap cloth with?
Replies: 11
Views: 9451

Re: What did you replace the burlap cloth with?

I removed the nasty burlap fabric and rotting foam and nasty glue a while ago --- I'm planning wood strips -- big job but would give it a warm yachty upgrade look -- not a large area so shouldn't be too pricey -- not sure what to do in the berths -- tempted to do the same... large winter job..
by NYCSAILOR
Tue Jul 23, 2019 4:28 pm
Forum: Outboards
Topic: Outboard for C26
Replies: 1
Views: 3638

Re: Outboard for C26

Long ago I stopped using the OEM Sailor chrysler outbid -- ( I still keep it int he corner of the storage shed -- don't know why -- it has been sitting the for over 20 years --sentimental I guess and a weird obsession to keep everything poem from the boat) - I glassed in the rear transom and then in...
by NYCSAILOR
Tue Jul 23, 2019 4:20 pm
Forum: Outboards
Topic: Gas tank question
Replies: 7
Views: 6458

Re: Gas tank question

I use a plastic 3 gallon that fits easily in the rear lazarette -- but I need a much longer range and wanted about 10 gallons -- was thinking about a flexible bladder somewhere down below with a auxiliary fuel pump -- but might be unsafe -- is this the gas tank discussed above ? -- http://www.attwoo...
by NYCSAILOR
Tue Jul 23, 2019 4:02 pm
Forum: Rudders/Tillers/Wheels
Topic: Blade rudder for C26
Replies: 4
Views: 4732

Re: Blade rudder for C26

Jeff knows his C-26s better than anyone -- This is a great link - but now dead ... Updated link to all the essentials we need to keep our rudders in shape -- https://store.ruddercraft.com/index.php?route=product/category&path=181_33 I am still looking for a better solution that the "radiato...
by NYCSAILOR
Sat Jan 23, 2016 6:56 pm
Forum: General Chrysler Sailing Discussion
Topic: Honey, I saw this auction on the way home!
Replies: 13
Views: 6647

Welcome aboard......share the passion and go sailing this summer....don't wait...perfection is the enemy of good....
by NYCSAILOR
Thu Jun 18, 2015 8:00 am
Forum: General Chrysler Sailing Discussion
Topic: New stanchions backing plates for C26
Replies: 8
Views: 5168

I went down this road and I decided to put the job off... if you research backing plates on the net... the various sailing sites pretty much insist that you must bed these plates in thickened epoxy mix and they have all kinds of load calculations as to how big, how thick and what shape to make these...
by NYCSAILOR
Wed Jun 10, 2015 4:34 pm
Forum: General Chrysler Sailing Discussion
Topic: Rudder repair
Replies: 2
Views: 2475

Pics please when you can...... My radiator hose. On the rudder post keeps me up at night
by NYCSAILOR
Thu Apr 16, 2015 11:11 am
Forum: Rudders/Tillers/Wheels
Topic: Rudder Upgrade Part 1
Replies: 3
Views: 6673

Thanks guys.... I am about to launch for the summer and although I never had a leak... I realized I still have what is likely the ORIGINAL "radiator hose" .... I was searching about for a suitable hose replacement when I realized I should go the "Gus" route..... I wasn't sure you could glass pvc to ...
by NYCSAILOR
Wed Apr 15, 2015 10:23 am
Forum: Rudders/Tillers/Wheels
Topic: Rudder fix
Replies: 2
Views: 4590

no pics !

over the years the pics have moved or gone ! I need to make this upgrade and would benefit by the pics...
by NYCSAILOR
Wed Mar 18, 2015 11:46 am
Forum: General Chrysler Sailing Discussion
Topic: So cal sailing
Replies: 7
Views: 4672

officially jealous....

planning on going and seeing what the snow and winter did to my boat this weekend... and what project set backs I have...

if I am lucky -- I am sailing with ....
jetskiis

and......

you're sailing with dolphins.....

project #1 --- gotta move to california.....
by NYCSAILOR
Wed Mar 11, 2015 7:32 pm
Forum: General Chrysler Sailing Discussion
Topic: Sealing banquette storage ?
Replies: 3
Views: 2612

I seem to get bilge water coming into the storage are from forward....of both sides..... I might look to build a dam up. There or a covered channel for the water to flow along the very bottom.....also don't like that the fuel locker gets flooded from the cockpit drains... Need to install a hose or s...
by NYCSAILOR
Tue Mar 10, 2015 6:27 pm
Forum: General Chrysler Sailing Discussion
Topic: Sealing banquette storage ?
Replies: 3
Views: 2612

Sealing banquette storage ?

The main storage under the banquette seating on both sides gets wet and is somehow open to the bilge...... I have had to store items in water tight plastic boxes.....but now I will be putting the batteries in there, if they will fit...as part of my re wire project .... Anyone seal these off for the ...
by NYCSAILOR
Mon Sep 08, 2014 4:02 pm
Forum: General Chrysler Sailing Discussion
Topic: This may have been a bad idea..
Replies: 5
Views: 3055

I have been using bright sides....works a lot better if you use their primer first.... So how did you repair. Rebuild the runners?
by NYCSAILOR
Sat Sep 06, 2014 8:24 am
Forum: General Chrysler Sailing Discussion
Topic: New electrical panel q's. .. Need advice
Replies: 24
Views: 11847

Thanks... It is worth a lot... Is river cruiser a c26? If I leave the batts in the OEM place the port location would be great...... But I have the typical port list on the boat and I figure bringing the bats. (I will put two) into the starboard aft settee storage and that means running the feed wire...
by NYCSAILOR
Fri Sep 05, 2014 2:51 pm
Forum: General Chrysler Sailing Discussion
Topic: New electrical panel q's. .. Need advice
Replies: 24
Views: 11847

Thanks Clair...good site. ... Looks like I have to use at lest 8 awg And 10 awg. My OB alternator. Puts out 10amps. Really wanted to build a small nav statio forward of galley. For best function But wiring makes more sense on the port side above batteries... Still have to work on schematic diagram a...
by NYCSAILOR
Wed Sep 03, 2014 11:13 am
Forum: General Chrysler Sailing Discussion
Topic: New electrical panel q's. .. Need advice
Replies: 24
Views: 11847

OK, I really don't know what to do here but looks like the swithc panel & maybe battery 1+2 switch will go in the port upper "pocket" , if it all fits, and the vhf, stereo bilge and other misc. swithces will go in a new "dashboard panel" i will make and mount behind the aft port sette backs.... ...
by NYCSAILOR
Thu Aug 21, 2014 7:46 pm
Forum: General Chrysler Sailing Discussion
Topic: New electrical panel q's. .. Need advice
Replies: 24
Views: 11847

Thanks! I will do some research and measure this weekend.... What am I looking for....amps? Watts? Ok I forgot ohms law ....
by NYCSAILOR
Wed Aug 20, 2014 6:51 pm
Forum: General Chrysler Sailing Discussion
Topic: Lines Led aft ideas for Chrysler 22
Replies: 14
Views: 10201

Welcome to the fleet!,
by NYCSAILOR
Wed Aug 20, 2014 6:47 pm
Forum: General Chrysler Sailing Discussion
Topic: OEM stern cleat repair ?
Replies: 13
Views: 5723

Very funny....
by NYCSAILOR
Wed Aug 20, 2014 6:46 pm
Forum: General Chrysler Sailing Discussion
Topic: Rear Cable Stay - missing 1
Replies: 3
Views: 2434

I think our standing rigging is 1/4". Wire halyard is 5/32nds
by NYCSAILOR
Wed Aug 20, 2014 6:38 pm
Forum: General Chrysler Sailing Discussion
Topic: New electrical panel q's. .. Need advice
Replies: 24
Views: 11847

Aero, that is kinda the OEM setup.... I am hoping to counter a port list. And get two batteries down low. And to starboard, a panel by the galley or the aft most part of the salon settee back shelf on the starboard side with terminals to the cockpit locker to connect electro start OB. What guage you...
by NYCSAILOR
Thu Aug 14, 2014 4:06 pm
Forum: General Chrysler Sailing Discussion
Topic: OEM stern cleat repair ?
Replies: 13
Views: 5723

now chrysler is ownedby fiat...does that make our boats itialian????
by NYCSAILOR
Thu Aug 14, 2014 4:02 pm
Forum: General Chrysler Sailing Discussion
Topic: I'M BACK!
Replies: 20
Views: 8266

keno... capt. i would loeto learn more about how you set up the boat for extended cruisingesp.tomake the first mate more comfortable
by NYCSAILOR
Tue Aug 12, 2014 6:16 pm
Forum: General Chrysler Sailing Discussion
Topic: OEM stern cleat repair ?
Replies: 13
Views: 5723

Ok, I made my backing plate ,,,, then I went on line at I sailor and there were 12pages on backing plates. ... Y These guys take this stuff seriously,,, I have no idea how they have time to do anything else but work on their boats"..... Anyway, I went with fender washers. I had to trim the inboard o...
by NYCSAILOR
Tue Aug 12, 2014 6:05 pm
Forum: General Chrysler Sailing Discussion
Topic: I'M BACK!
Replies: 20
Views: 8266

I wake up early in a fog. Every. Morning
by NYCSAILOR
Sat Aug 09, 2014 6:39 pm
Forum: General Chrysler Sailing Discussion
Topic: OEM stern cleat repair ?
Replies: 13
Views: 5723

finally got todealwith this... i used a trex deck sample block from Home Depot... dilledthe holesin it tomatch the cleatandmade the block justabitoversizeandinowhaveakillerbackingplateforthatcleat....imight havejustdone 1/8th aluminnum strip aswellbutthosecleatneedtobevery strong....imight justleave...
by NYCSAILOR
Sat Aug 09, 2014 6:30 pm
Forum: General Chrysler Sailing Discussion
Topic: Wheel Steering on a C 22
Replies: 10
Views: 4333

thanks!!!! looks straightforward enough...can'tsee howthe ruddder post tubewasclosedofftomake it water tight...aalsodid the reinforce the cockpit sole at all... seemslike a lot of leverage willl beplace onthe binnaclethatmight crackethe cockpitsole....bummerabout the rain water...samehappenedtomewhe...
by NYCSAILOR
Sat Aug 09, 2014 6:19 pm
Forum: General Chrysler Sailing Discussion
Topic: New electrical panel q's. .. Need advice
Replies: 24
Views: 11847

mark, you taught me something... never knew that andou answered my questionspot on.... still trying to figureif it is bettertoput battteries to port andhave a shorter main 12v run to the panel by the galley or put the batteries to starboard andhave long (thicker) cable run to the galley panel or put...

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