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by D&D
Sat Jan 18, 2020 3:40 pm
Forum: PDQ Capella (PDQ 36) Forum
Topic: PDQ 36 Steering quadrant repair question
Replies: 2
Views: 1769

Re: PDQ 36 Steering quadrant repair question

hey Ed - thanks for this info. yes soaking a rag in penetrating fluid every day worked out great. came off with a wrench after a lot of pleading... in Rio Dulce- will be going through Belize to the Bay Islands again this year, but doing a few projects here before heading out. I'll have a few more qu...
by D&D
Sat Nov 16, 2019 12:52 pm
Forum: PDQ Capella (PDQ 36) Forum
Topic: Old soft bimini
Replies: 5
Views: 2087

Re: Old soft bimini

i have hull 33 pdq 36 and i'm in the process of changing to a hard top, and i have the old canvas frame, but i'm in guatemala... i won't be able to part with it for a month or two and shipping is expensive from here but there are options. if you have interest in it, let me know.
by D&D
Fri Oct 18, 2019 1:08 pm
Forum: PDQ Capella (PDQ 36) Forum
Topic: PDQ 36 Steering quadrant repair question
Replies: 2
Views: 1769

PDQ 36 Steering quadrant repair question

Hi all - I have a PDQ36 hull # 33 and the nuts on the Port side steering quadrant in the aft compartment has completely deteriorated after a year of me being off the boat while it has been in Guatemala. I have attempted to attached a 3 photos of the Port side system - from the top, the side and from...
by D&D
Mon Jul 17, 2017 8:19 am
Forum: PDQ Capella (PDQ 36) Forum
Topic: Yamaha 9.9 corrosion
Replies: 2
Views: 3579

Yamaha 9.9 corrosion

hi all - i have a 1993 pdq36. I have been lifting the yamaha outboards out of the water when under sail or at night, to hopefully minimize corrosion. In fact the opposite happened and the lower leg of each engine has rusted through. Wondering if this has happened to anyone else. I cant figure out wh...
by D&D
Mon May 08, 2017 8:49 pm
Forum: PDQ Capella (PDQ 36) Forum
Topic: PDQ 36 mainsail dacron weight?
Replies: 9
Views: 7124

Re: PDQ 36 mainsail dacron weight?

Thank you so much for this.
by D&D
Sun May 07, 2017 3:21 pm
Forum: PDQ Capella (PDQ 36) Forum
Topic: PDQ 36 mainsail dacron weight?
Replies: 9
Views: 7124

PDQ 36 mainsail dacron weight?

hi all - am in isla mujeres and getting a repair on my mainsail. the sail lady is asking if i know the weight of the dacron and i can't seem to find that spec anywhere in my documentation. any chance someone out there knows? she suggested it might be 6.4 ounces but she's not sure. if you know, could...
by D&D
Tue May 10, 2016 7:01 am
Forum: PDQ Capella (PDQ 36) Forum
Topic: Keel crack
Replies: 3
Views: 3795

Keel crack

Hi - i have PDQ 36 Vindand Hull #33. prepping the bottom for lunch and I have found a long crack where the keel meets the hull. photo attached - hope it works. I am thinking I need to sand it and fare it out and fibreglass it. People on this board have talked about the keels being breakaway and ment...
by D&D
Sat Mar 14, 2015 4:15 pm
Forum: PDQ Capella (PDQ 36) Forum
Topic: looking for the Babystay Bulkhead Repair PDF and...
Replies: 1
Views: 2016

looking for the Babystay Bulkhead Repair PDF and...

Hi everyone - first post but have been through the archives. Thank you for this great resource. I am in the process of purchasing hull #33 1993 PDQ 36. By all accounts looks to be in excellent, like new condition. The babystay chainplate rebed has not been done though there doesn't seem to be any wa...