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My wife (Captain Joyce) and I have closed on our 1989 IP31 today in Rock Hall. We are very happy to have found a strong community where we can turn...My wife (Captain Joyce) and I have closed on our 1989 IP31 today in Rock Hall. We are very happy to have found a strong community where we can turn to for advise and collective knowledge. See you on the water.
Soon to be renamed SV ISLAND TIME (1.st mate Ziya) Show more
I have an IP 350 #3, and the waste hoses need to be replaced due to strong odor. They are the original black sanitation hoses. Following several suggestions, I have found the siphon valve behind the sink on the starboard side. I proceeded to remove the sink to get better access to the siphon valve and hose connections, but am now quite stuck as it appears that the manufacturer put a sealant around/between the sink and counter top and now it's quite stuck and no amount of prodding with a rubber mallet has freed the sink. Does anyone have any other suggestions besides have to disassemble the entire cabinet to access the siphon valve? The previous owner replaced the holding tank with a plastic one and I have replaced the holding tank vent line. But the discharge hoses have got to go!
Thanks in advance .
Thanks for your quick response.
We have had contact with Defender and Scheafer but they do not have our size in stock.
Specifications: Open Base Deck Cleat (2) Hole Mounting Black Anodized
Aluminum Lengt 180 mm, Fasteners: (2), Center to Center Long: 55 mm
We just bought an IP420 (hull 28) and the EPIRB is located in the locker in the aft cabin. Seems far away - and behind two doors - if I need it in...We just bought an IP420 (hull 28) and the EPIRB is located in the locker in the aft cabin. Seems far away - and behind two doors - if I need it in an emergency. There doesn't seem to be a convenient place to mount it without accidentally kicking it in the galley or going up the ladder. Any ideas as to where to put it? Show more
If you go to
and then type in mast cleat, you will find these. They are common. When you go to remove this, the screws will be frozen into the mast, so spray and soak them with PB Blaster from Ace, or Home Depot or any hardware store. Then after soaking for 10-15 minutes put the largest screwdriver into these screws, put pressure to loosen and at the same time tap the end of the screwdriver with a hammer to send vibration into the screw. This vibration and the PB Blaster will break the screw loose. Take your time and this may come right out or it may take you 30 minutes....
Where can we buy that?
We have a IP 38 and we need new mast cleat
I extended the platform out a bit to make it easier to use the head. Still allows room to get to the sink although it is a little tight. I got rid of the liquid container and replaced it with a short section of PVC pipe and used a diaphram pump to pump liquid to the holding tank or overboard depending on the boat's location. Just finished installing it last night and works great!
Dear okbayou, I have an IP27 also and have measured for the airhead toilet. I don't see how it will fit. The "deck" the current head sits on is 7" high. The airhead is 19.75" high. Thats 27" high to sit on. It seems you would need a ladder to climb on the seat. Did you mount yours on the deck, starboard side? What am I missing? Thanks so much. Ken
An Island Packet was photographed yesterday with the mast strapped on the life lines on Seine River in Paris France. Does anybody know who this is...An Island Packet was photographed yesterday with the mast strapped on the life lines on Seine River in Paris France. Does anybody know who this is or what the boat name is? Show more
Thanks for the help gentlemen. I was able to fish the forward reef line back to the back with both ends coming out of the front of the boom. I...Thanks for the help gentlemen. I was able to fish the forward reef line back to the back with both ends coming out of the front of the boom. I pulled all the slack to one side and taped a "knot" of small rope onto the reefing line that I was then able to pull back through the boom until it got wedged in the block causing it to slide down the boom to the aft end. Hurrah! Show more
The end of the story -
Hake/IP called a few days ago and is placing an order w/ Garhauer for stantions for their own use at the factory, and offered to order a stantion for me, with their order. LET ME THINK ABOUT THAT - YES! So another 4 weeks or so, the new stantion will be in.
I gotta admit, Hake is on the ball!
Been there. You didn't say whether the shuttle has one line (the forward one) around it or not. If yes, then I would imagine the job would be harder, in that you're not only moving the shuttle, but line as well.
I wound up getting a lightweight piece of metal tubing, and taping a hook (fashioned from a coat hanger) on one end. I fed that in through the aft end of the boom, without taking the end of the boom off. The shuttle in my case was completely free, with No lines on it. I pulled it back to the boom end and got it out. As Bythebay said, everywhere there is something attached to the boom, there will be a snag, so you will have to be patient and give the shuttle some help by "lifting" over the rough spots. Etc., etc., etc.. I spent probably 35 - 40 minutes fooling w/ mine.
But in the end, I did get it out and all is well.
Let us know how things go.
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