Chip Ford's 1974 Catalina 22 Restoration Project
Sail #3282  l  Marblehead, Massachusetts

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Last Updated On:
June 21, 2013

Chip Ahoy is Launched for Sailing Season 2013
June 20, 2013
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The Barnacle Problem / Polishing & Waxing the Hull
May 16-18, 2013
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The Forward Hatch Leak Revisited, Again
May 5-6, 2013
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Uncovering Chip Ahoy 2013
Apr 27, 2013
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5MileWifi Solution
April 10, 2013
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For Sale . . . Maybe . . .
"Everything has its price"

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Welcome to the homeport of Chip Ahoy

 

Running History

Projects Costs Cruises Winters
 

 
This website and my former C22 discussion group was the
2005 recipient of the annual
Catalina 22 National Sailing Association
“Recruiter of the Year Award”

Certificate     (PDF file)

Plaque

Insurance Surveys and Claims
Insurance

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Life Beyond Boating

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Upgrade, Repair, Restoration and Refinishing Projects, and How-Tos

PROJECTS

Other C22 Information, Repairs, Upgrades, and Experiences
My Season 2013 “To Do” Wish List Waterline “marked” after first season
Waterline after Season 2010
How to Buy a Catalina 22:  What to Look For Sample Price List and Order Form (w/available options)
1976 C22 #6991 - "Windfall"
Catalina 22 Design Drawings Catalina 22 Electrical Schematics
Locating the Hull Identification Number (HIN) Chainplate Eye Bolt Corrosion
Personal Safety Aboard Chip Ahoy Safety Equipment Aboard Chip Ahoy
Living Aboard a C-22
Storage and Spaces to Stow
Greg Luckett's Cockpit Tent
Wally Riddle’s Keel- Centering Trailer Bracket Nahant-to-Marblehead for hauling out
Bringing Wally Riddle’s C-22 “Carpe Diem” around
Wally Riddle's Tarp-Cover Frame Chuck Bennett’s Bimini Top
Bayard Gross’s Custom Interior Storage     (PDF) Bayard Gross’s Mainsheet Swivel Cam     (PDF)
The Sweet/Lange Mast-Raising System Carlos Prieto's #1638 arrives in Santiago, Chile
Kim Kiesling's Homemade C22 Self-Steering Russ Hauser's Mast Step Pin
Brian Parkinson's 1969 C22 - Hull #3 - "Tiger" Louis Plaisance's "Gabriel Pins" (for turnbuckles)
My Dyer Dhow Dinghy Mini-Project My “New” Beacon Linx Dinghy
Salem to Lynn;  Wally Riddle's maiden cruise
of “Rocinante,” an Alerion 28
Launching Mike Sullivan's "Carpe Diem"
June 14, 2007
Catalina 22 Mid-Winter Regatta
February 23-26, 2006 - Sanford, Florida
PHOTO ALBUM
Other Catalina 22 Links
Boating experiences from my past incarnation
Even Song - Idle Hours II - Yankee Girl
(1975-1982)
Response by Rich Fox. Commodore
Catalina 22 National Sailing Association
to Practical Sailor magazine

concerning its review of C22s  
   (PDF)
 

Don's, John's, and Chip's Great Adventure
Oregon's Don Woodhouse ("Togarty")
bicycles cross-country to come sailing

August 16-18, 2009

Happy Birthday “Chief Hiawatha Frostbite”!
Sailing Season ‘08 is over ...
even for John Graichen and Malacass
December 6, 2008
The Chip Ahoy/Malacass Rendezvous and Photo Shoot
June 8, 2008
The Chip Ahoy/Carpe Diem Rendezvous and Photo Shoot
July 2, 2005
Columbus Day Weekend 2008 Photo Rendezvous
Chip Ahoy and Malacass
October 12-13, 2008
Barbara's Family Sails Aboard Chip Ahoy
June 6, 2005
Barbara's  Son,  Grandson  Sail  Aboard  Malacass
July 22, 2007

 

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Tides for the Massachusetts Coast
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Tides for Salem Harbor
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*  Tide times do not account for Daylight Saving Time.

Tides for the North Shore
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Aerial Views of Chip Ahoy's Home Port
An Aerial Introduction to Chip Ahoy's Homeport & Mooring Area
(Courtesy of brother John and his Les Vants Aerial Photos business!)
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A Chart View of Chip Ahoy's Port

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Local (Interactive) Nautical Chart

 


Marblehead Scenes
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Doyle Sailmakers, Inc.
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Sails, repairs, and maintenance
Ryan Marine Services
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Sales Service Storage Hauling

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Custom Rubber & Gaskets

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Catalina Direct
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Largest supplier of parts for Catalina Yacht owners

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Marine Rope and Cordage Products

The Passing of a Mentor and Friend
Dick King ("Twilight Zone") -- August 25, 2006
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