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Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   03-02-2013
Replies: 12
Views: 976
Posted By wmmulvey
Re: Looking for a home in NYC

Thanks for your note on RYC. Sadly, my Morgan 30 along with 35 others in the yard and were totaled by the storm. We are up and running. Work on the docks will be starting soon and will be opened...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   03-02-2013
Replies: 12
Views: 976
Posted By wmmulvey
Re: Looking for a home in NYC

You might want to consider THE RARITAN YACHT CLUB located in Perth Amboy, NJ The club is offering memberships at this time and is very reasonably priced compared to others. There are many moorings...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   01-15-2013
Replies: 36
Views: 1,880
Posted By wmmulvey
Re: Atomic 4 fume danger?

rbyham,

I had a A-4 in my Morgan 30 until SANDY sent her to the graveyard.

It was a great running engine and very easy to work on.

I suggest that you go to the MOYER MARINE web site. ...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   01-02-2013
Replies: 3
Views: 763
Posted By wmmulvey
Used boat review

Hi all,

Happy NEW YEAR

Lost my Morgan 30 to SANDY and I am re-searching for a boat to replace her.

I currently am reviewing:

1997 - 1999 Hunter 340 Love the layout
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   09-24-2012
Replies: 1
Views: 861
Posted By wmmulvey
Re: space saving ideas and multi use

See Pg. 44 in the "Low buck projects- Let's see 'em!" forum on SailNet

Titled EXTRA STORAGE SPACE

Regards

Bill
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   09-17-2012
Replies: 15
Views: 3,478
Posted By wmmulvey
Re: Sealing around speaker: Butyl tape or caulk?

TakeFive,

(Sorry, I did not see your quote on Captain Trolley before I posted)

You might want to try this product first. Less invasive and works.

Capt. Tolley's Creeping Crack Cure...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   09-14-2012
Replies: 16
Views: 2,917
Posted By wmmulvey
Re: Delaware River Marina questions

jboat,

Let me introduce you to ACTIVE CAPTAIN

WWW.ACTIVECAPTAIN.COM

It is an interactive web site. Sign up, it's free and will give you all the info you need. Don't forget to sign up for...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   08-31-2012
Replies: 1,380
Views: 489,171
Posted By wmmulvey
Extra Storage Space

In need for a compact extra storage space.

A 24 pocket hanging shoe bag hanging on the head door.

BED, BATH & BEYOND

$14 AND CHANGE minus a 20% discount coupon

$11 AND CHANGE total cost
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   08-20-2012
Replies: 8
Views: 1,582
Posted By wmmulvey
Re: Replacing stuffing box flax with GFO - sizing?

Check out these links. It will answer your question


Packing-Shaft - e Marine Systems (http://www.emarineinc.com/categories/Packing%252dShaft/)


Marine Shaft Packing on Sale...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   08-17-2012
Replies: 3
Views: 588
Posted By wmmulvey
Re: Stuffing box nt dripping at all

I would think you do not have a problem.

Just to be on the safe side buy a INSTANT IR THERMOMETER. Its a tool everyone should have on board. Harbor Freight sells them at a very good price.
...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   08-10-2012
Replies: 11
Views: 1,623
Posted By wmmulvey
Re: Recommend a Marina? need a slip NY, LIS, NJ area

Go to and join for free ACTIVE CAPTAIN. It's a great source for marina info and lots more.

Don't forget to subscribe to their newsletter.

https://activecaptain.com/

Regards

Bill
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Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   08-04-2012
Replies: 14
Views: 1,387
Posted By wmmulvey
Re: looking to sail liberty landing marina to newport RI

Hi,

I would make sure I had an unlimited towing insurance package before making that trip.

Great posts here.

I made a similar trip a couple of times. Raritan Bay to Block going inside. I...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   07-29-2012
Replies: 74
Views: 4,813
Posted By wmmulvey
Re: Starboard and Port tacks?

John.

As a old US NAVY sailor, in the apprentice training, I was taught this simple memory trick.

PESO

Port Even...Starboard Odd

Meaning...............
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   07-19-2012
Replies: 1,380
Views: 489,171
Posted By wmmulvey
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   04-08-2012
Replies: 8
Views: 604
Posted By wmmulvey
Re: Insurance for sailing in a club?

This is what my club requires.

"If you have a boat in the fleet, whether on a mooring or in a slip, you must provide current (dated and unexpired) proof of insurance that names (NAME OF CLUB) as...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   03-22-2012
Replies: 1,380
Views: 489,171
Posted By wmmulvey
Re: Low buck projects- Let's see 'em!

Brad,

Thanks.

I ordered 4

Bill
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   03-21-2012
Replies: 1,380
Views: 489,171
Posted By wmmulvey
Re: Low buck projects- Let's see 'em!

Brad,

I like your LBP

Where did you purchase the strips from?

Bill
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   03-17-2012
Replies: 8
Views: 1,188
Posted By wmmulvey
Re: Bilge Cleaner and Keel Bolts

I used KRUD KUTTER right out of the bottle. Works great.

$12.99 @ Gal. at Home Depot
Forum: Seamanship & Navigation   03-16-2012
Replies: 17
Views: 8,659
Posted By wmmulvey
Re: Mooring Pendant Length

Lou,

Do not go to the cheap on chafe guards and pennants. Your boat will in danger of breaking loose in a storm.

A few boats in our fleet have broken loose and badly damages in storms. Upon...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   02-24-2012
Replies: 16
Views: 1,722
Posted By wmmulvey
MOB Pole

Post that in the "LOW BUCKS PROJECT-LETS SEE 'EM " thread on this forum.

Bill
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   01-26-2012
Replies: 41
Views: 4,334
Posted By wmmulvey
Pink metal/stuffing box

A lot of good advice here.

The cost of a new stuffing box is minimal compared to the failure of the pink one.

Plus, what kind of wear damage did it make on the prop shaft. A good inspection...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   01-26-2012
Replies: 41
Views: 4,334
Posted By wmmulvey
Pink metal/stuffing box

A lot of good advice here.

The cost of a new stuffing box is minimal compared to the failure of the pink one.

Plus, what kind of wear damage did it make on the prop shaft. A good inspection...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   01-04-2012
Replies: 36
Views: 6,603
Posted By wmmulvey
Removing bottom paint

Check this out

THANK YOU ROSS!/ Peel away advice - SailboatOwners.com (http://forums.sbo.sailboatowners.com/showthread.php?p=868566#post868566)

Read all the threads

I have not done this yet,...
Forum: Introduce Yourself   12-11-2011
Replies: 10
Views: 1,879
Posted By wmmulvey
Furler vs...........

Jeff,

Forgot to add........

When you check out that site read the PRACTICAL SAILOR ARTICLE.

It does compare the furlers you are interested in.

BILL
ESPA
Forum: Introduce Yourself   12-11-2011
Replies: 10
Views: 1,879
Posted By wmmulvey
Jeff, Check this out Alado Nautica...

Jeff,

Check this out

Alado Nautica USA Reefing and Roller Furling Systems Home Page (http://www.aladous.com/index.htm)

I'm getting a furler for this season. I pretty much think this will...
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