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by THATBOATGUY
Sun Jun 02, 2013 9:28 pm
Forum: Buy/Sell/Trade
Topic: 1977 Freedom 40 Cat Ketch SOLD
Replies: 7
Views: 6498

Re: 1977 Freedom 40 Cat Ketch Center Cockpit For Sale

Me taking off at Eagle Rock Yeah... but who needs a motor? heh heh Eventually I'll do powered paragliding but for now I'm pretty happy to fly like a bird. In fact, I've had hawks soar with me. :) We use ridge lift and thermals to get altitude. Thanks for passing the word. Here's some more about Mar...
by THATBOATGUY
Sat Jun 01, 2013 7:40 am
Forum: Buy/Sell/Trade
Topic: 1977 Freedom 40 Cat Ketch SOLD
Replies: 7
Views: 6498

Re: 1977 Freedom 40 Cat Ketch Center Cockpit For Sale

We would also consider trade for a small economical r/v of approximate value or mountain property.

George
by THATBOATGUY
Fri May 31, 2013 8:28 pm
Forum: Buy/Sell/Trade
Topic: 1977 Freedom 40 Cat Ketch SOLD
Replies: 7
Views: 6498

1977 Freedom 40 Cat Ketch SOLD

Our Freedom 40 is Sold

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by THATBOATGUY
Mon Apr 30, 2012 9:05 pm
Forum: Rigging and Sails
Topic: Freedom 40 Aluminum Masts
Replies: 21
Views: 11424

Re: Freedom 40 Aluminum Masts

A former Freedom employee detailed the aluminum mast construction to me. The bottom section is aluminum pipe. The transition section was purpose fabricated. The top section was a tapered aluminum flag pole. He told me the sections were first assembled as a friction fit using a forklift to jam them t...
by THATBOATGUY
Mon Apr 30, 2012 8:40 pm
Forum: Rigging and Sails
Topic: Freedom 40 - centreboard
Replies: 5
Views: 4031

Re: Freedom 40 - centreboard

I've never seen very much of ours as I can't get the yard to block us high enough to drop it all the way down. I kept meaning to do it in the Bahamas by just anchoring in more than about 10 feet of water and then lowering it but one thing or another... :/

Anyway, welcome to the board.

George
by THATBOATGUY
Mon Feb 20, 2012 8:20 pm
Forum: Engines and Mechanical Systems
Topic: Morse cables on a Hoyt 32
Replies: 3
Views: 2936

Re: Morse cables on a Hoyt 32

If they are true Morse Cables, (gobbled up by Telefex) and I'm going to assume that they are type 33c, the part number should be embossed on them near the ends. That part number will indicate the length in inches. A trick I have used for fishing them is to attach them together with a number 10/32 ba...
by THATBOATGUY
Mon Dec 12, 2011 9:58 am
Forum: Random Chatter
Topic: Interactive Marine Forecast Map
Replies: 23
Views: 14598

Re: Interactive Marine Forecast Map

Love it! Thanks!

George
by THATBOATGUY
Tue Dec 06, 2011 11:49 am
Forum: Photographs and Drawings
Topic: Marquesa at Munjack Cay
Replies: 2
Views: 4547

Marquesa at Munjack Cay

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I love this! And Munjack Cay, with it's paths, great anchorages, reef and beaches... awesome! Taken yesterday afternoon.

George