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Forum: General Discussion 01-15-2021, 04:55 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 2,927
Posted By Leo Reise
Our fees went up 2% - dockage with our club. We...

Our fees went up 2% - dockage with our club.
We use "well" pricing not per foot.
40 fo0t LOA $2986 50 LOA $3626 for 6 months = our season.
Includes hydro (30 or 50 amp) & water
Boats must be...
Forum: General Discussion 01-01-2021, 03:04 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,973
Posted By Leo Reise
The boat got - a new stove and oven, new engine...

The boat got - a new stove and oven, new engine blower, new aft step (replaces the one we had to remove with the dinghy davit install last August) and mostly a new H&C water piping.

The house got...
Forum: Electrical and Electronics & Navigation 11-30-2020, 08:42 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 83
Posted By Leo Reise
ST4000 Wheel Attachment

We purchased an Island Gypsy 32 a year ago October. Had one 13 hour run to bring her home then, then this past summer logging some 400 nm over 3 weeks. We used the autohelm - and will say it...
Forum: General Discussion 11-23-2020, 02:34 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,353
Posted By Leo Reise
We used a company named WearCheck. Dropped the...

We used a company named WearCheck. Dropped the sample off one day results emailed to me within two days.
We are in Hamilton, ON, and their office was in Burlington, ON, but their website show...
Forum: General Discussion 11-14-2020, 05:05 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,037
Posted By Leo Reise
I have had some success with a product called...

I have had some success with a product called "Aquamend". Starbright has the product under a different name. It is an epoxy "stick", simply cut off what is needed, knead until uniform in mix and...
Forum: Electrical and Electronics & Navigation 11-09-2020, 02:37 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,245
Posted By Leo Reise
Just asking - this is not a rant Full...

Just asking - this is not a rant

Full disclosure - although "retired", I spend a couple of days a week at a chandler assisting boat owners select items for their vessel.

I enjoy a lesser price...
Forum: General Discussion 10-17-2020, 07:11 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 5,054
Posted By Leo Reise
Boat Name - Reason for yours

I do not recall a thread covering this topic. Boat names are interesting. They usually have meaning for the owner - sometimes funny, sometimes not so much, and sometimes just because.

Ours paid...
Forum: General Discussion 10-05-2020, 09:28 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,850
Posted By Leo Reise
Thanks. - never my intention to mix brands. What...

Thanks. - never my intention to mix brands. What was left is exactly same brand & specs that I used.
Forum: General Discussion 10-05-2020, 07:17 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,850
Posted By Leo Reise
Thanks for the offe to take it off my hands -...

Thanks for the offe to take it off my hands - however, shipping costs might be a considering factor. (Smile)
Really - thanks for the information, I really did not know.
Forum: General Discussion 10-05-2020, 03:23 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,850
Posted By Leo Reise
Thanks for the note - I did use the same brand...

Thanks for the note - I did use the same brand and grade - Shell Rotella T6 15W40.
Forum: General Discussion 10-05-2020, 03:04 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,850
Posted By Leo Reise
Question along the same line - on my new to me...

Question along the same line - on my new to me IG32, I inherited about 5 quarts of Rotella 15W40. I did an oil change about 4 week ago, purchasing a 5 gal pail.
Is there a "best before" date on...
Forum: Island Gypsy/Halvorsen Designs 10-05-2020, 10:13 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,396
Posted By Leo Reise
Simon - A little late but just went to our boat -...

Simon - A little late but just went to our boat - IG32 1989. Ours look exactly the same.
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Forum: Island Gypsy/Halvorsen Designs 10-01-2020, 10:14 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 226
Posted By Leo Reise
FaceBook

Not a competitor but an additional resource.
If you are a FB user, there is an Island Gypsy Group on FB. Currently few members but know there are others out there.
Have a great day.
Forum: General Discussion 09-22-2020, 10:39 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,307
Posted By Leo Reise
Interesting concept. My logic - cars and boats...

Interesting concept. My logic - cars and boats are toys. Toys have value zero. They do not fall into our asset list. Now before anyone jumps on me, my boat, 31 year old trawler, and cars, 10 year...
Forum: General Discussion 07-30-2020, 09:10 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 2,699
Posted By Leo Reise
I grew up on the beaches of Port Dover ON. My...

I grew up on the beaches of Port Dover ON. My first recollection of being in boats was with my father going fishing using a maybe 18 foot from a boat livery, a one-lunger, with a fly-wheel start. ...
Forum: Financial Matters and Red Tape 06-23-2020, 09:11 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,770
Posted By Leo Reise
I hope this does not sound flippant, but in all...

I hope this does not sound flippant, but in all the boats we owned, other than a very vague ballpark number, we never had a budget. My rational - it's a boat - it will cost. Some planned - some not...
Forum: General Discussion 06-23-2020, 04:24 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 3,073
Posted By Leo Reise
We started with a 24 sailboat in 1971 sold Pax 12...

We started with a 24 sailboat in 1971 sold Pax 12 years later. Went boatless for a few years then in 1993, bought a 17 foot Peterborough center console to chase my son while he raced his Opti, Byte...
Forum: Tug Designs 06-08-2020, 06:58 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,292
Posted By Leo Reise
Good looking boat. I am sure you will enjoy your...

Good looking boat. I am sure you will enjoy your time on her. Have a great summer.
Forum: Island Gypsy/Halvorsen Designs 06-07-2020, 07:09 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 413
Posted By Leo Reise
Center Forward Window

In preparation for our first season, we were closing up our boat yesterday after working most of the day. The forward center window in the main cabin was fully open. I applied an upward pressure to...
Forum: General Discussion 06-05-2020, 07:33 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,622
Posted By Leo Reise
There is an app that we have on our iPad - Where...

There is an app that we have on our iPad - Where on my Boat - but just checking it looks like the name has changed to What's on my Boat.
Anyway - I nicely got our sailboat inventoried and then we...
Forum: General Discussion 04-19-2020, 08:16 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,214
Posted By Leo Reise
It has been some time since a posting was made to...

It has been some time since a posting was made to this thread, but it is the only one that fit the message below.
When we registered our new-to-us boat in October 2019, we changed her name. This...
Forum: Covid-19 04-17-2020, 02:28 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,256
Posted By Leo Reise
BTW Michigan State has a lake on both sides. ...

BTW Michigan State has a lake on both sides.

Lake Huron, St. Clair, & Erie, all border the province of Ontario. Marinas there, public and private, are shut down.

For Lake Ontario, it appears...
Forum: General Discussion 03-27-2020, 02:21 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 2,940
Posted By Leo Reise
The small catch is that ABYC is constantly...

The small catch is that ABYC is constantly updating their standards - which is good. However, I have used the analogy that the DMV is not ordering '54 Fords off the road because they do not have...
Forum: General Discussion 03-06-2020, 08:41 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,093
Posted By Leo Reise
Never stopped to think about it. Started with an...

Never stopped to think about it. Started with an A Class hydroplane as an early teen, to ski boats (either driving or skiing) through my teens, add sailboats starting in my early twenties includes...
Forum: Island Gypsy/Halvorsen Designs 03-06-2020, 04:42 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,422
Posted By Leo Reise
I realize that I am posting to an old thread, but...

I realize that I am posting to an old thread, but as a new owner of an IG 32, I am catching up on reading.
My add to the thread is what we recorded bringing it down Lake Ontario. We maintained a...
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