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Forum: Sailboat Design and Construction   09-08-2016
Replies: 695
Views: 59,341
Posted By knuterikt
Re: Bob Perry's Carbon Cutters

I'm waiting for each update, it's interesting to follow this project.
I don't ask so many questions, but please post updates.
Forum: Boat Reviews   08-28-2016
Replies: 5
Views: 411
Posted By knuterikt
Re: Albin Express?

Without engine & roller furler (add 22 000 SEK)
Double price
The add does not say anything about any upgrades to the boat
No internal pictures..

The most expensive Albin Express on Blocket is...
Forum: Boat Reviews   08-28-2016
Replies: 5
Views: 411
Posted By knuterikt
Re: Albin Express?

A quck check in Norway prices from 57000 to 150000 NOK.
The most expensive is optimized for racing.
Doubt you will find much information on US forums.
Do you read Swedish? Lot more info in Swedish...
Forum: Boat Reviews   08-28-2016
Replies: 5
Views: 411
Posted By knuterikt
Re: Albin Express?

Two very different boats.
The Express is fin keel, outboard, Desigend as a J/24 competitor.

Active as one design class in Norway and Sweden.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   08-14-2016
Replies: 22
Views: 699
Posted By knuterikt
Re: Problems raising new genoa on furler

As long as you take care to prevent the luff tape from jamming at the entry into the foil.
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   08-10-2016
Replies: 3
Views: 438
Posted By knuterikt
Re: Delphia Yachts

Delphia build their boats in Poland where wages are lower than in Germany and France. I found a Danish test of the boat, it says that the build quality is good.

There are lots of Polish yards that...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   07-23-2016
Replies: 1
Views: 371
Posted By knuterikt
Re: Coating a very small area of epoxy resin

Both gelcoat and uv resistant paint will do the task.
Forum: Electronics   07-22-2016
Replies: 5
Views: 486
Posted By knuterikt
Re: Masthead Wind Transducer Compatibility

We have a system with stuff from different makes.
The old Raymarine sensors (wind, depth, speed) all connects to the N2K (NMEA 2000) using a Raymarine ITC-5.
I have two Raymarine i70 displays that...
Forum: Electronics   07-21-2016
Replies: 5
Views: 486
Posted By knuterikt
Re: Masthead Wind Transducer Compatibility

Any N2K transducer will work,,but you need a unit of same Måke to calibrate the transducer.
The old sensors might be something else NMEA 0183 or ... Do you know what it is.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   07-17-2016
Replies: 53
Views: 2,711
Posted By knuterikt
Re: you try to help....

You know that your answer might have helped others 😄
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   07-15-2016
Replies: 15
Views: 987
Posted By knuterikt
Re: New Balmar SmartGuage experience

That is the real Smartgauge, Balmar is just putting their own label on it for the US market.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   06-09-2016
Replies: 2
Views: 519
Posted By knuterikt
Launch like a boss

New "boss" video
https://YouTube.com/watch?v=FPeetFWRVxo
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   05-26-2016
Replies: 4
Views: 479
Posted By knuterikt
Re: What is this box

It's amazing what google can find :)
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   05-25-2016
Replies: 4
Views: 479
Posted By knuterikt
Re: What is this box

😄
https://www.google.no/search?q=figaro+tgs+813&ie=UTF-8&oe=UTF-8&hl=en-no&client=safari
Forum: Sailboat Design and Construction   04-29-2016
Replies: 100
Views: 7,013
Posted By knuterikt
Re: Why don't people like double Enders?

What are the dimensions on this beauty?
Any interior drawings?
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   04-20-2016
Replies: 19
Views: 4,624
Posted By knuterikt
Re: Adding a lifeline gate

It's a 1984 Beneteau First 38 :)
We are located near Oslo in Norway, so we purchased those locally.

I don't know what the US name for these pieces are, but I can find them in shops around here.
...
Forum: Seamanship & Navigation   03-30-2016
Replies: 42
Views: 2,873
Posted By knuterikt
Re: Navigational Mathematics Question

The earth is lumpy and not perfect sphere.
But spherical geometry is the best we have and use😀
Forum: Seamanship & Navigation   03-30-2016
Replies: 42
Views: 2,873
Posted By knuterikt
Re: Navigational Mathematics Question

You can't use plane geometry on a sphere, you must use Spherical geometry https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Spherical_geometry.

There are specific formulas you can use to do calculations like this....
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   03-13-2016
Replies: 25
Views: 1,215
Posted By knuterikt
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   03-02-2016
Replies: 18
Views: 810
Posted By knuterikt
Re: Recalcitrant bolts at my stem piece

My primary tools for a job like this would be
Deep socket and extension, would try to get the nut off.
If necessary a helper on the outside to lock the head.

Since the head is already off you...
Forum: Seamanship & Navigation   02-12-2016
Replies: 109
Views: 8,638
Posted By knuterikt
Re: The danger of GPS as the sole means of navigation.

In short there are several factors that can result in navigation errors putting the you on a rock.

GPS
- Loss of power and equipment failure
- Inaccuracy in position caused by natural radio...
Forum: Seamanship & Navigation   02-12-2016
Replies: 109
Views: 8,638
Posted By knuterikt
Re: The danger of GPS as the sole means of navigation.

The charts with GPS tracks in that article is used to document the inaccuracies in the different charts.
That does not prove that GPS is accurate does it?

I don't question the other points made...
Forum: Seamanship & Navigation   02-12-2016
Replies: 109
Views: 8,638
Posted By knuterikt
Re: The danger of GPS as the sole means of navigation.

is worth its weight in gold.[/QUOTE]

But it's wrong
A GPS is accurate in perfect conditions with waas/egnos and perfect radio signals.
There is a reason NOAA issue space weather forecasts....
Forum: Pacific Seacraft   02-12-2016
Replies: 24
Views: 1,633
Posted By knuterikt
Re: RAM Microphone mounted at helm

The problem with both handhelds and wireless remote is that they need power for charging.
Some have integrated charging station that can be installed outside.
Some must be installed in a dry place.
Forum: Seamanship & Navigation   02-09-2016
Replies: 41
Views: 2,472
Posted By knuterikt
Re: Paper charts are no longer REQUIRED

This referering to ECDIS approved systems. read more here ECDIS Questions | ECDIS (http://www.ecdis-info.com/question.html)
From the site



If the GPS system is down you can still use the...
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