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Boat coatings including, epoxy, urethane, teflon, non-stick, antifouling, skid resistant, primers

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Harvey Chichester is a well published principal of Durall Marine Products, a company with more than 40 years experience in developing special flow-coatings for industrial and consumers. Products developed are for Sailboats, Power Boats, and Ships. See for online information about Durall and its products. Family history includes Sir Francis Chichester single handing around the globe. Admiral Edward Chichester, Superintendent of the British Navy. Rosalie Amelia Chichester, a female yachtsmen flourishing in the Victorian Age. John Chichester, made a fortune in the privateer business and captured a ship with 1200 lb. of gold off the coast of Ghana. Admiral John Chichester helped to defeat the Spanish Armada in 1588 aboard the HMS Larkey.


St. Croix Sailing Club Coast Guard Auxiliary Vice Commander



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AUXOP, Boat Crew, Coxwain Coast Guard Auxiliary qualified.

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2015-07-25 phantom tiller replacement cont.:

Your tiller should be the same for all phantom's.  Your sail style should make not difference as "lateen refers to the sail type or shape".  But it could not hurt to mention the style.  The Lateen style

2015-03-04 Type of ships the english used to travel to the colonies:

John Hawkins, as treasurer of the British Navy, redesigned the English Ships that were used in 1588 against the Spanish Armada.  These ships eliminated the Forecastle.  Before that date the Standard ships

2013-05-13 mizzen mast:

I would give it a try.  The Mizzen helps in your turns, and in high winds, but your jib may be able to do the job.  I hope that your main has one or two reefs so that you can de power while leaving your

2010-09-15 phantom sailboat:

A yoke is usually bolted near the base of your mast with a pin that slips through and eye on at the mast end of your boom.  Your eye may come out of the end plate on your boom.  You may need to take off

2010-02-14 antifouling reversal:

You do not have to restore to the original condition after starting to trailer your boat again.  Many antifouliing paints loose some of their antifouling properties when stored dry.  But if you are trailering


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