Dock Prep for New Sailboat - Page 2 - SailNet Community

   Search Sailnet:

 forums  store  


Quick Menu
Forums           
Articles          
Galleries        
Boat Reviews  
Classifieds     
Search SailNet 
Boat Search (new)

Shop the
SailNet Store
Anchor Locker
Boatbuilding & Repair
Charts
Clothing
Electrical
Electronics
Engine
Hatches and Portlights
Interior And Galley
Maintenance
Marine Electronics
Navigation
Other Items
Plumbing and Pumps
Rigging
Safety
Sailing Hardware
Trailer & Watersports
Clearance Items

Advertise Here






Go Back   SailNet Community > On Board > Boat Review and Purchase Forum
 Not a Member? 


Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools
  #11  
Old 08-09-2011
Junior Member
 
Join Date: Jan 2009
Location: Atlanta
Posts: 24
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Rep Power: 0
gene80 is on a distinguished road
Better late than never...

We finally got "the" boat. After much discussion we ended up with a Leopard 40 cat.

I finished the dock off with 4 - 8' bumpers and one 6' bumper from Scalise Marine. They were flex something, similar to the ones most marinas use.

We had Snyder Dredging perform the dredge work; fantastic to work with. Did a bang up job. Give yourself 3 months to get the permit to dredge from the county. I was in Broward and had to have 75 cubic yards removed. 15 mins from Hillsboro Inlet.

Sherman Electric installed the Eaton Lighthouse power pedestal with dual 30A, single 50A, w/ water & GFI. Once again, fantastic job! Got four quotes before deciding to go with Sherman. Highly recommended. Customer service has been fantastic with detailed explanation during pre and post install process.

We got our cleats from Sailorman in Ft. Lauderdale. Got 6 12" aluminum S cleats which were over 50% less at Sailorman than what West Marine and BOW were asking for the same cleat.

Installed cleats and bumpers myself which makes me feel better about leaving our girl all alone.

Gene
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message Share with Facebook
Reply

Quick Reply
Message:
Options

By choosing to post the reply above you agree to the rules you agreed to when joining Sailnet.
Click Here to view those rules.

Register Now

In order to be able to post messages on the SailNet Community forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.
Please note: After entering 3 characters a list of Usernames already in use will appear and the list will disappear once a valid Username is entered.
User Name:
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.
Password:
Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.
Email Address:

Log-in

Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.




Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools

 
Posting Rules
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may post attachments
You may edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is On


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Docking with Grace and Skill Michelle Potter Learning to Sail Articles 0 06-24-2003 09:00 PM
Docking with Grace and Skill Michelle Potter Seamanship Articles 0 06-24-2003 09:00 PM
Docking with Grace and Skill Michelle Potter Gear and Maintenance Articles 0 06-24-2003 09:00 PM


All times are GMT -4. The time now is 10:33 PM.

Add to My Yahoo!         
Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.7
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
SEO by vBSEO 3.6.1
(c) Marine.com LLC 2000-2012

The SailNet.com store is owned and operated by a company independent of the SailNet.com forum. You are now leaving the SailNet forum. Click OK to continue or Cancel to return to the SailNet forum.