Author Topic: S/V TETRA ...A CP23 Story  (Read 4134 times)

Offline K3v1n

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S/V TETRA ...A CP23 Story
« on: May 28, 2016, 09:27:45 AM »
After 10+ months of cleaning and repairs/upgrades she is ready for the water! [not that everything is done mind you. ;)]

With the help of Bob23 and my brother John we get her ready. The Admiral(Lesa) was in charge of the food. :)

S t e p p i n g   T h e   M a s t   V i d e o


"Now Bring Me That Horizon!"
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Re: s/v TETRA....and so it begins.
« Reply #1 on: May 28, 2016, 05:21:21 PM »
Great video.  I've looked all over the internet to try and find a video of someone raising the mast on a CP23.  Yours may be the first.  Seems pretty straight forward. Thanks

The boat looks great for a 1983.

Good luck.

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Re: s/v TETRA....and so it begins.
« Reply #2 on: May 29, 2016, 04:06:41 AM »
And although the two characters shown raising the mast both have less than perfect shoulders, no humans were harmed in the making of this video.

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Re: s/v TETRA....and so it begins.
« Reply #3 on: May 29, 2016, 07:53:55 AM »
This video has confirmed that Pizza and Beer is a requirement in the annual mast raising ceremony universally - however a voice on the video mentioned she "couldn't believe it could take 2 hours" - we are just getting warmed up at the 2 hour mark - take it all in; then do several things over again the correct way because I forgot how.  Part of the allure of sailing - slow down and enjoy!

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Re: s/v TETRA....and so it begins.
« Reply #4 on: May 31, 2016, 11:37:47 AM »
Glad to see you in the water.  Good job on the video and editing the video.

I can't wait to see your new adventures! 
Døyr fe, døyr frender
Døyr sjølv det sama
men ordet om deg aldreg døyr
vinn du et gjetord gjevt

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Re: s/v TETRA....and so it begins.
« Reply #5 on: June 02, 2016, 09:29:05 PM »
The fun continues as Bob and I get her ready for the Travel Lift.

TETRA Takes A Dip!
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« Reply #6 on: June 12, 2016, 07:44:17 PM »
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Re: s/v TETRA....and so it begins.
« Reply #7 on: June 12, 2016, 10:07:29 PM »
It looks like you guys had fun.  That was a good video and I like your intro.  I may have to come up with an intro for Saga now after seeing yours.

I am glad that you are in the water!
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Re: s/v TETRA....and so it begins.
« Reply #8 on: June 12, 2016, 10:19:03 PM »
Great video and glad you will finally be able to enjoy your good ship S/V Tetra!

P.S. I never knew that Guinness can be used for wood polish. Great tip! :)
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Re: s/v TETRA....and so it begins.
« Reply #9 on: June 13, 2016, 11:12:06 AM »
If you had a bike on board you'd be Tetra cycling. How asymbiotic.

Enough with the punishment, Tim.
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Re: s/v TETRA....and so it begins.
« Reply #10 on: June 13, 2016, 02:56:57 PM »
I'm fairly sure you will have to do it again.  You made a fatal error.  You mentioned your next boat during the renaming of your current boat.  Very bad luck can only come from that.

To make amends you will have to use a wine that is twice as expensive and substitute caviar for the White Castle fare.

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Re: s/v TETRA....and so it begins.
« Reply #11 on: June 13, 2016, 04:43:43 PM »
Hey K3vin,
 Interesting that you should mention re-naming, cause we just did that thus past weekend, I left previous owner's  boat name on hull, then talked  with wife to ask what she would like,
 all our "pet" nicknames seemed fine, but she was too skiddish on possible embarrassment when/if my buddies ask "what was that about, so", so we settled on a oft used term she uses referring
to our small condo home, the little cubby hole .
And shizaam! I said yes it fits, as my old CP23 has those stoggy round port holes, so ya get it ?
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Re: s/v TETRA....and so it begins.
« Reply #12 on: June 18, 2016, 08:36:09 AM »
'Dinghy Daze ~Part III'

We finally unbox our Takacat Lite we purchased down at the Annapolis Sailboat Show and blow her up with a quick 'Pool trial'. :)
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« Reply #13 on: June 24, 2016, 04:46:12 PM »
The Maiden Voyage ...of a Com-Pac 23 called Tetra!
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Re: s/v TETRA....and so it begins.
« Reply #14 on: June 24, 2016, 11:19:37 PM »
What a great video of your maiden voyage...and no pirates!!