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Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   05-20-2015
Replies: 51
Views: 9,763
Posted By mbianka
Anybody missing a sailboat in the Exumas

My spring outfitting was interrupted by a weeks charter in the Exumas on a 44 foot catamaran. During our cruising we saw a sailboat on it's side in a small cove on one of the Cays. We anchored...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   05-19-2015
Replies: 1,479
Views: 543,638
Posted By Brent Swain
Re: Low buck projects- Let's see 'em!

Bikes for boaters are cheap unless you want a folding one. Then they get expensive. I find a folding bike far easier to get ashore in a dinghy, without getting it wet in salt water.
A young bike...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   01-08-2015
Replies: 67
Views: 5,318
Posted By bljones
Re: Dinghy mods

It's already invented- and then it was improved.

Dinghy too tippy? Add Dinghy Dogs (

You'll waste a lot less time, energy and money re-inventing already invented...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   01-07-2015
Replies: 31
Views: 2,770
Posted By Cruisingdad
Hi everyone

Hi everyone,

Hope everyone has been doing well. I have a LOT of PMs which I have not even opened. I have been gone for a while. Sorry... Much of it was doc's orders.

The concussion? Better...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   11-23-2014
Replies: 17
Views: 1,224
Posted By IStream
Re: LD light strips

I used these for lighting on my boat:
HitLights Weatherproof Warm White SMD3528 LED Light Strip - 300 LEDs, 16.4 Ft Roll, Cut to Length - 3000K, 149 Lumens per foot, Requires 12V DC, IP65
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   09-11-2014
Replies: 98
Views: 8,355
Posted By MarkofSeaLife
Re: Anyone ever buy bigger or new and regret it?

So you admit your opinions are worth nothing. So you are a fool who puts foolish opinions on the forum designed to hurt people feelings whist hiding behind some anonymity.

Fortunately, others here...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   07-09-2014
Replies: 14
Views: 1,255
Posted By weinie
Forum: Outboard   06-21-2014
Replies: 44
Views: 3,698
Posted By hopcar
Re: Propane Powered Outboard Engine Experience??

I'm a Lehr dealer and I'll try to answer some of your questions.
Reliability: The first container load to hit the US were not good. Lehr just gave everybody a new one. I'm afraid it hurt their...
Forum: Long Island   06-10-2014
Replies: 4
Views: 465
Posted By billsull
Charles W. Morgan viewing

Hi All,

We went out last weekend to witness the first sea trials of the Charles W. Morgan. A great time was had by all! If you are lucky enough to be able to get out on the Sound tomorrow, 6/11...
Forum: Outboard   05-31-2014
Replies: 44
Views: 3,698
Posted By miatapaul
Re: Propane Powered Outboard Engine Experience??

They do sell kits to make them propane powered.

Honda EU2000i Propane Kits (

Honda EU2000i Generator Propane & Natural Gas Tri Fuel...
Forum: Electronics   02-14-2014
Replies: 14
Views: 5,129
Posted By Maine Sail
iPad Charging - 12V vs. Inverter

The other morning I woke up to a dead iPad battery. I had to do some tax work for the business so I decided I might as well use the opportunity to connect my iPad Air to the Pentametric Battery...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   12-31-2013
Replies: 7
Views: 556
Posted By MikeGuyver
Re: Designing a generator "locker" - A theoretical Exercise

should be a pic of gen. locker aboard FR2. has 3.5 kw gas genset inside.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   12-18-2013
Replies: 8
Views: 925
Posted By rbyham
Another new sailor's story

Well boat owner anyway. See the link for a series of weekly videos that have been posted by this young lady weekly since August 2013. The videos are very well done. I thought that pointing out a...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   12-12-2013
Replies: 7
Views: 954
Re: Electric heaters and boat connections

Dielectric grease is really only good for prevention of corrosion... Quite frankly, I don't think it would help in the OP case... The plug looks "old" in the first place, and let's face it, I really...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   12-12-2013
Replies: 7
Views: 954
Posted By mitiempo
Re: Electric heaters and boat connections

Dielectric means not conductive. A conductive compound could lead to a short circuit if it contacted 2 prongs of the plug. Dielectric grease is not a bad idea I guess though, although I haven't seen...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   11-18-2013
Replies: 10
Views: 1,291
Posted By deniseO30
forgot the can opener?

Leave it to the Crazy Russians LOL
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Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   11-17-2013
Replies: 5
Views: 614
Posted By mad_machine
Live wind Map

Only Covers land areas, but should give you an idea how the wind is in your area

Wind Map (
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   11-17-2013
Replies: 88
Views: 5,512
Posted By deniseO30
This is hope! (3 young adults fix P30 and head out to sea)

Thank you Sean from oday sailboats on Facebook.
It's a long vid, the young man doing the narration is really good too! Enjoy! It gives me hope in the younger generation.
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Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   11-05-2013
Replies: 8
Views: 1,133
Posted By jambone
E.B. White on Sailing

Found this on reddit. I enjoyed it so much I thought I'd share it. Made me smile many times.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   09-01-2013
Replies: 41
Views: 4,720
Posted By poopdeckpappy
Here's some pretty girls

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Forum: Gear & Maintenance   08-30-2013
Replies: 19
Views: 1,411
Posted By MarkSF
Re: Using SS versus AL rivets for vang install

Why mess about renting rivet guns, or strapping things to other things, when you can buy this and have it in your tool kit, ready for next time :

Astro Pneumatic 1/4 HAND RIVETER - Tools -...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   07-18-2013
Replies: 15
Views: 1,893
Posted By jimgo
Re: Looking for wood interior grab handles

See, I wasn't hallucinating!!!

Corners & Mouldings | Thai Teak Marine (
Forum: Cruising Articles   04-03-2003
Replies: 0
Views: 23,035
Calculating the Cost of Cruising

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