Recent content by Ed Conrad

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    For Sale: 2013 Expo 14.2, 2.3hp Honda motor and trailer

    I don't know why, but your e-mail was never forwarded to me. If you are still looking, you can e-mail me directly at <edconrad@sbcglobal.net> or call 262-497-3011. The sail is in goo condition except one spot on the leech. I had left the sail on the mast when I transported it from Florida to...
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    For Sale: 2013 Expo 14.2, 2.3hp Honda motor and trailer

    I responded directly to your e-mail, but in case you didn't get it, I wanted to let you know I still have the boat and motor. Contact me directly at <edconrad@sbcglobal.net> with questions or interest.
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    Just bought 14.2 mod II / Sailing Charlotte Harbor FL

    Thanks for the information about Charlotte Harbor. I was there last February so I am somewhat familiar with the area. I do have an electric trolling motor that I would use to get out to the river from Ponce De Leon. It should be easy to remove it and store in the cutty once I'm on the water...
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    Just bought 14.2 mod II / Sailing Charlotte Harbor FL

    I just found your posts and replies. I have a new Catalina Expo 14.2 (same as a Capri hull). I will be spending a month in Punta Gorda in Feb. 2013 and I'm interested in your experiences sailing there for more than a year. I'll be launch from Ponce De Leon park. Looking at charts, the harbor...
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    How do I protect an outboard motor in case of a capsize to port?

    I have a new Expo 14.2 that I was able to sail four times before the weather turned nasty. The boat has a factory installed motor mount on the port side. On my second sail, I managed to capsize on the starboard side. I was in a shallow lake and the mast actually got stuck in the muck on the...
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    APS Mast Float Bag

    I just got off the phone with APS. My problem is that I have the Expo 14.2 model. There is no jib and the mail furls around the mast. After talking with a consultant at APS, it seems like this will not work for me, but in the conversation he did say that he has heard from several Capri 14.2...
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    Tips for stepping a 14.2 Expo mast

    I've only had my Expo for ten days and sailed it twice. Both times I stepped the mast while on the trailer. What I've done is have my crew hold the foot of the mast against the hole for the mast. I walk it forward until I am on the bow and over the hole. The first time I had to search around...
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