29 Jun 2005 22:01:13
TheKingBee
Looking from advice from CS 27 sailors - Are they underpowered?

I am looking to buy a late 70's CS27 and am looking for some advice from
current owners. I have heard that the 8hp Yanmar Single Cylinder is ok on
flat water, however it struggles when faced with wind and waves. Thanks!





30 Jun 2005 10:45:20
Red Cloud®
Re: Looking from advice from CS 27 sailors - Are they underpowered?

On Wed, 29 Jun 2005 22:01:13 -0400, "TheKingBee" <dougatollah@NOSPAM.yahoo.ca >
wrote:

>I am looking to buy a late 70's CS27 and am looking for some advice from
>current owners. I have heard that the 8hp Yanmar Single Cylinder is ok on
>flat water, however it struggles when faced with wind and waves. Thanks!
>
>

Fortunately, it is a sailboat, and not a motorboat!

rusty redcloud


30 Jun 2005 08:54:24
TheKingBee
Re: Looking from advice from CS 27 sailors - Are they underpowered?

I am intending on sailing it, however I would like the security of knowing
that in a blow when I need to drop the sails and run for cover, I can.
"Red Cloud®" <rusty@redcloud.com > wrote in message
news:h8j7c1tgrlfacmqpdg927cn85s1ki8unsg@4ax.com...
> On Wed, 29 Jun 2005 22:01:13 -0400, "TheKingBee"
> <dougatollah@NOSPAM.yahoo.ca>
> wrote:
>
>>I am looking to buy a late 70's CS27 and am looking for some advice from
>>current owners. I have heard that the 8hp Yanmar Single Cylinder is ok on
>>flat water, however it struggles when faced with wind and waves. Thanks!
>>
>>
>
> Fortunately, it is a sailboat, and not a motorboat!
>
> rusty redcloud




30 Jun 2005 13:02:12
Red Cloud©
Re: Looking from advice from CS 27 sailors - Are they underpowered?

On Thu, 30 Jun 2005 08:54:24 -0400, "TheKingBee"
<dougatollah@NOSPAM.yahoo.ca > wrote:

>I am intending on sailing it, however I would like the security of knowing
>that in a blow when I need to drop the sails and run for cover, I can.
>"Red Cloud®" <rusty@redcloud.com> wrote in message
>news:h8j7c1tgrlfacmqpdg927cn85s1ki8unsg@4ax.com...
>> On Wed, 29 Jun 2005 22:01:13 -0400, "TheKingBee"
>> <dougatollah@NOSPAM.yahoo.ca>
>> wrote:
>>
>>>I am looking to buy a late 70's CS27 and am looking for some advice from
>>>current owners. I have heard that the 8hp Yanmar Single Cylinder is ok on
>>>flat water, however it struggles when faced with wind and waves. Thanks!
>>>
>>>
>>
>> Fortunately, it is a sailboat, and not a motorboat!
>>
>> rusty redcloud
>

In a "blow", you would be safer in most cases to reduce/change sail,
and not depend on a motor to save you.

rusty redcloud