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Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   02-27-2014
Replies: 12
Views: 972
Posted By Brezzin
Although this is a valid point, I think there is...

Although this is a valid point, I think there is value in identifying major problems even minor ones before accepting the boat and getting them fixed while they are commissioning the vessel. After...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   02-27-2014
Replies: 12
Views: 972
Posted By Brezzin
I had a survey done on my 49 which I bought new. ...

I had a survey done on my 49 which I bought new. I spent lots of money on a marginal survey because most of the dealer installed stuff was not installed yet. I did want the hull tapped out for...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   04-22-2013
Replies: 9
Views: 493
Posted By Brezzin
Re: Connecticut Safe Boater Certificate with ASA certification

It a simple little thing but you have to do it. I've been told that this year the powers that be will really be cracking down on boaters without the cert. Fines to $150.00 I misplaced mine about...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   03-12-2013
Replies: 12
Views: 1,066
Posted By Brezzin
Knee Replacement

First hand experience . I had both knees done. Feb 2012. After about 12 weeks your in pretty good shape. Sailing has been no problem. Although you can't spend to much time kneeling down. You...
Forum: Seamanship & Navigation   02-28-2013
Replies: 76
Views: 9,204
Posted By Brezzin
Tips on Watch Standing

Can you post up a copy of the log pages and/or format of the log that your comfortable with?

I've done a few passages as crew and have never really loved the log formats the skippers were using.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   12-18-2012
Replies: 45
Views: 4,078
Posted By Brezzin
overpropped vs underpropped

Back to the topic.
Having just replaced my three blade fixed with a four blade feathering. I find that I can only get to 2900rpm with the max WOT at 3200. But I can reach hull speed easily here.
...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   10-21-2012
Replies: 3
Views: 707
Posted By Brezzin
Combo Washer and Dryer... Vented or not ?

I have a vented one and although I can't compare dry time to a non-vented one. The vented one still sucks.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   04-20-2012
Replies: 2
Views: 636
Posted By Brezzin
Re: Prop Puller for a Variprop Ocean

Thanks Fstbttms I appreciate it.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   04-20-2012
Replies: 2
Views: 636
Posted By Brezzin
Prop Puller for a Variprop Ocean

I just had a new Variprop Ocean 4 blade installed on my boat. Due to time and distance I had my yard due the install for me and they called after it was done and said that this prop required a...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   03-15-2012
Replies: 19
Views: 3,096
Posted By Brezzin
Re: Honda Generator not triggering charger

Please explain how you Bonded the neutral and ground inside the generator?
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   12-08-2011
Replies: 8
Views: 2,778
Posted By Brezzin
Sunbrella is an acrylic fabric. What you don't...

Sunbrella is an acrylic fabric. What you don't use any type of detergent. That can damage the fabric and remove the waterproofing. I follow the instructions in the link.
...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   11-30-2011
Replies: 1
Views: 1,765
Posted By Brezzin
Where to get an anti-torsion rope?

I've decided to ditch the sock for my Asymmetrical spinnaker in favor of a karver KFS furler. Most of the time it's just my wife and I sailing and because the Asym is 1400 sq ft, we won't fly it...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   11-23-2011
Replies: 33
Views: 4,825
Posted By Brezzin
Rob - off topic but if your getting back into...

Rob - off topic but if your getting back into scuba let me know I dive a lot with the guys from Seconn as well as others. I'm always looking for dive buddies. I'm also joining Innerspace dive...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   09-25-2011
Replies: 4
Views: 932
Posted By Brezzin
If you know the year of the boat, better yet,...

If you know the year of the boat, better yet, have full the hull ID number and email hunter through their website (under technical questions) Eddie will email you back your answer with the...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   09-23-2011
Replies: 21
Views: 3,602
Posted By Brezzin
It was also standard on my 07 hunter 49. I run...

It was also standard on my 07 hunter 49. I run the blower whenever i run the diesel because the engine compartment gets very hot when the engine has been operating for a while. High heat plays...
Forum: SailNet FAQ   09-14-2011
Replies: 15
Views: 2,037
Posted By Brezzin
I can't speak for the OP but on my boat, no...

I can't speak for the OP but on my boat, no amount of rudder can overcome the bow being pulled into the dock and the stern being kicked out. The basic problem is the mid ship cleat is forward of the...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   09-13-2011
Replies: 29
Views: 3,072
Posted By Brezzin
It was actually designed to be used on non-skid. ...

It was actually designed to be used on non-skid. it lays down a thin protective barrier that does not get slippery when wet. It real easy to use so doing it every time you wash the deck if you want...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   09-12-2011
Replies: 9
Views: 2,712
Posted By Brezzin
What part of the mooring field are you going to...

What part of the mooring field are you going to be located? I'm a real big fan of overkill in that field being that when a good southern wind blows through like it did with Rita, my boat will have...
Forum: Seamanship & Navigation   09-07-2011
Replies: 9
Views: 1,585
Posted By Brezzin
All the above are good points. All are also...

All the above are good points. All are also pretty worthless if you main's halyard has slipped or stretched at all. Make sure the main is up all the way.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   08-22-2011
Replies: 29
Views: 3,072
Posted By Brezzin
My favorite is Woodywax ultra-pine cleaner ...

My favorite is Woodywax ultra-pine cleaner

Woody Wax Ultra Pine Wash and Wax Boat Soap (http://www.woody-wax.com/ultra_pine_soap.php)

It works particularly well on areas that have biological...
Forum: Florida - Keys   07-28-2011
Replies: 8
Views: 2,068
Posted By Brezzin
I've dove all of those. French reef is my...

I've dove all of those. French reef is my favorite because of the swim troughs. Key West is even worse as far as dead reefs go. There is hope though. They are finding that reefs can revive at a...
Forum: Introduce Yourself   07-23-2011
Replies: 3
Views: 1,989
Posted By Brezzin
Congrats That's a great design by John...

Congrats That's a great design by John Cherubini. I owned a 1982 for over 18 years and really loved the boat. If the PO took care of it then you have a good platform for your project boat. Tell...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   06-08-2011
Replies: 6
Views: 2,349
Posted By Brezzin
I agree with Melissa, I have a 110 jib and...

I agree with Melissa, I have a 110 jib and added an Asym with sock. The boat is not a light air boat and the Asym made a big difference. I also would add a whisker pole.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   05-06-2011
Replies: 1
Views: 1,504
Posted By Brezzin
KVH M1 DirectTV antenna?

Has anybody used the KVH M1 antenna. I'm considering adding this to the boat but have not really heard anything about the unit. I'v used the M3 and it's pretty good. I'm wondering if the M1 is...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   04-18-2011
Replies: 30
Views: 6,136
Posted By Brezzin
I can't believe this chestnut got res-erected. I...

I can't believe this chestnut got res-erected. I wrote the title kind of tongue and Cheek because back then The Rocna-Spade war was raging. With Grieg and Alain Poiraud (Spade Anchor). I should...
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