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Forum: Seamanship & Navigation   02-19-2007
Replies: 46
Views: 9,551
Posted By marycabell
When we had our IP (20'chain), it ran around the...

When we had our IP (20'chain), it ran around the anchor like a tethered horse because of all the windage, so we took to anchoring by the stern which eliminated all the dancing, making it as docile as...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   02-19-2007
Replies: 37
Views: 4,783
Posted By marycabell
Of the normal new production boats, I'd pick a...

Of the normal new production boats, I'd pick a Valiant, Najad, or Halberg-Rassey. But all have relatively deep drafts, not really suitable for the Bahamas, or gunkholing in the Chesapeake. Andrew...
Forum: Learning to Sail   02-19-2007
Replies: 44
Views: 43,361
Posted By marycabell
I want STRENGTH in an offshore boat. Strength to...

I want STRENGTH in an offshore boat. Strength to withstand a number of accidental gybes or many sudden gales in the middle of many nights. Strength to hit an object such as a container, or as we...
Forum: Island Packet   11-19-2006
Replies: 2
Views: 1,798
Posted By marycabell
Our IP 350 had some 1100 hrs on the engine when...

Our IP 350 had some 1100 hrs on the engine when we sold her. At 2100 rpm, my normal running speed with the max-prop, we used 0.4 GPH. At 2500, this increased to 0.67. Having a Yanmar in both my farm...
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