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Off-topic, non sailing discussions, boat sale posts and questions about the message board. For Sale posts: Please include "FS:" at the beginning of the thread title.

  1. Exclamation Sticky Thread Sticky: Original spar hardware available

    Rig-Rite, Inc. built spars for many earlier Pearson models including the Electra up through the Pearson 30's. Much of the Rig-Rite Spar Sections and Hardware for the Areil & Commander can still be found at: http://www.rigrite.com/Spars/Pearson_Spars/pearson_RR3522_Boom.html If you need a...

    Started by Bill, 01-17-2015 07:26 PM
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    10-28-2016 08:58 AM Go to last post
  2. Sticky Thread Sticky: Rudder shoe source

    Fred Pomeranz just contacted us after a long absence. He is the fabricator who used the original design to create a mold for the AC rudder shoe. (To see one, check the Rudder Shoe thread in the Technical forum.) Fred reports, “Now that I'm retired I would like to explore this market again. ...

    Started by Bill, 09-03-2014 10:51 PM
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    09-04-2014 05:08 PM Go to last post
  3. Post Sticky Thread Sticky: Alternative to using forum search function

    A good alternative to using the Forum’s “Search” function, is to use Google (C) or another search engine to do the looking. Yes, Google will search the ACYA forum the way it does the World Wide Web. Just type the following string into Google’s search window (or the window in any other search...

    Started by Bill, 03-30-2013 09:00 PM
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  4. Post Sticky Thread Sticky: Registration Policy

    The Ariel - Commander Yacht Association's discussion board registration policy is as follows: All registrations must be “activated” by the moderator. That means that the moderator reviews each registration and makes a decision to accept or reject. The decision is based on: 1- A legitimate...

    Started by Bill, 09-13-2006 05:37 PM
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  5. Post Sticky Thread Sticky: POSTING GUIDE

    Please go to the following site and download the short training video. Especially important for new members, but all of us should view. Takes a little time to load . . . http://www.albinoblacksheep.com/flash/posting.php

    Started by Bill, 09-14-2004 02:08 PM
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  1. Thumbs up Tools that work & Etc.

    Just curious what tools folks on the forum highly recommend (and highly don't recommend) for boat maintenance jobs - especially you guys who have done this for a while. Tools you use alll the time and wouldn't be without, etc. So far, these are my "big" purchases: Cirular Saw: had it, but am...

    Started by mbd, 04-05-2006 08:07 AM
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    04-15-2018 09:56 AM Go to last post
  2. For Sale - Ebay listing for 1962 Ariel Commander in Virginia, charity auction format

    https://www.ebay.com/itm/1962-Ariel-Commander-257-Sailboat-Virginia/362205114708?ssPageName=STRK%3AMEBIDX%3AIT&_trksid=p2060353.m1438.l2649

    Started by birchcraft, 01-06-2018 09:11 PM
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    03-30-2018 05:36 PM Go to last post
  3. "third party image hosting has been disabled" - Google Drive work around

    I believe some of you are having the same issue that I have found myself, which is Photobucket is no longer a free service and is now holding images ransom. If you have 40 bux a month to spend on their ****ty service, by all means, pay them to host your images, no judgement from me. However, I...

    Started by carbonsoup, 03-17-2018 03:20 PM
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    03-17-2018 03:53 PM Go to last post
  4. Ariel 268 San Francisco Bay fixer upper!!! For sale?

    For the past several months we have been cleaning and sanding and patching and sewing. She is getting ready for her haul out and bottom job. We have her deck and topside paint ready when the weather permits. All of this just to save one of the boats I love. My only plan when I took over this...

    Started by GSGardner, 08-25-2017 10:51 PM
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    03-09-2018 08:44 PM Go to last post
  5. Replacement Windows for Berth Portals

    Has anyone ever found a new window they can replace the original portal windows with?

    Started by Ariel302, 02-02-2018 11:59 AM
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    02-09-2018 12:53 PM Go to last post
  6. Docs for the Archives

    A friend was going through his fathers documents and came across a file with a brochure for the Ariel and the bill of sail for the family childhood boat. Thought they might be of interest.

    Started by Bisquit, 01-29-2018 07:55 AM
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    01-29-2018 07:57 AM Go to last post
  7. who's online

    Believe I've noticed that for the last two weeks we've lost 50 to 75% of our usual guest company. Hard to guess where our normal guests hail from? A significant number aren't coming in any more!:(

    Started by ebb, 01-28-2018 05:46 PM
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  8. Wanted: Ariel near Milwaukee, WI or Lake Michigan

    Hi, I'm looking to buy a Pearson Ariel located near Milwaukee, WI or anywhere on Lake Michigan. If it's further away and you have a trailer available, that works too. Thanks!

    Started by lschmidt, 12-05-2017 09:14 AM
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    01-28-2018 01:37 PM Go to last post
  9. what is this boat?

    Ran across it a couple nights ago while checking Craigs list (habit) It's listed as a pearson 24, but every pearson 24 I've been able to find dopesn't look the same, the lark has the flush deck, so that's ruled out, and the 'pearson 24' has a hull that's more similar to the Ariel. Neither have...

    Started by kendall, 06-17-2009 10:40 PM
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    01-27-2018 01:55 AM Go to last post
  10. Mast boom and sails FS.

    I have the mast and boom for Ariel 198 for sale, was taken down and set in back yard. Already chased one less than good neighbor halfway down the block when he tried to snag the boom. Would like to get $200/best for the set. Also have sails, Main, jib, 130 and a non-related sail that would...

    Started by kendall, 03-29-2013 11:27 AM
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    01-24-2018 12:16 PM Go to last post

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