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Search: Posts Made By: DulceSuerna
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 09-11-2011
Replies: 21
Views: 2,555
Posted By DulceSuerna
Not sure how tough your boat is but, we had hit a...

Not sure how tough your boat is but, we had hit a few rocks and things in our old Bombay before we sold her, Solid rock was one of them that brought the boat to an instant stop from about 6 knots,...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 03-23-2011
Replies: 28
Views: 3,939
Posted By DulceSuerna
+1 LOL, My wife calls ours and any...

+1 LOL,


My wife calls ours and any other boat we have slept on a "Yachtshit" not to be confused with Yak-Sh#t, which I have been prone to call any of them when I am mad:p

If its out of our...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 03-14-2011
Replies: 2
Views: 2,660
Posted By DulceSuerna
Used to use an enzyme cleaner in our Lube...

Used to use an enzyme cleaner in our Lube centers. We called it "Bugs" it did geat, spray it on let it sit over night no more oil, just a nice clean surface.
The enzymes will not work if they come...
Forum: Orphan Brands 03-14-2011
Replies: 46
Views: 13,307
Posted By DulceSuerna
I've been sailing and spending more time on...

I've been sailing and spending more time on another forum. I had a rigger check everything on ours. The rig is fairly tight with just a bit of slack in the shrouds on the leeward side when on a...
Forum: Living Aboard 02-25-2011
Replies: 26
Views: 6,317
Posted By DulceSuerna
Tarps can lower your temp by at least 10 degres....

Tarps can lower your temp by at least 10 degres. They really help us on both our boat and our camper.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 02-16-2011
Replies: 33
Views: 5,895
Posted By DulceSuerna
Had a similar situation but on a water tank. It...

Had a similar situation but on a water tank. It was too wide and too tall to fit thru the cabin door. I had to cut it into 3 sections and remove it thus. I used a combination of Cut off tool, Air...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 02-15-2011
Replies: 32
Views: 4,673
Posted By DulceSuerna
Don't know but ibnterested in an answer. We have...

Don't know but ibnterested in an answer. We have a boat also with a wide keel and rudder, we are useing a large 2 blade prop and also experience prop walk in reverse. He may have to do what we do and...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 02-14-2011
Replies: 14
Views: 3,328
Posted By DulceSuerna
Any idea why they took it out or what they didnt...

Any idea why they took it out or what they didnt like about it?
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 02-09-2011
Replies: 129
Views: 12,854
Posted By DulceSuerna
Mothers Against Drunk Sailors, Love it!! :puke ...

Mothers Against Drunk Sailors, Love it!! :puke


Drink Responsibly, Use spill proof mugs!
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 02-05-2011
Replies: 44
Views: 11,414
Posted By DulceSuerna
A few answers but first off she averages .5 or...

A few answers but first off she averages .5 or less gph fuel consumption @ 1500 rpm, looking at the chart I did the math wrong and wound up with 2gph also then realized it was a decimal error, In...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 02-03-2011
Replies: 44
Views: 11,414
Posted By DulceSuerna
The boat is a 31 bombay clipper, 11' beam 3'6"...

The boat is a 31 bombay clipper, 11' beam 3'6" draft. Bottom very clean, and just painted in April, I check it monthly. This is the original motor and has low engine hours (485) so most likely the...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 02-03-2011
Replies: 44
Views: 11,414
Posted By DulceSuerna
Props 3 blade Vs 2 blade

Hello want some good advice here, prop shops all want to sell their product so I am asking sailors not prop dealers.
We currently have a 31' boat fairly heavy @12k Power is via a Westerbeke 4-91...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 02-02-2011
Replies: 4
Views: 1,407
Posted By DulceSuerna
I have salvaged a few boats and pickeled and...

I have salvaged a few boats and pickeled and restored motors a few times so here is my 2 cents for what it is worth.
Everything should be washed off and rinsed repeatedly with fresh water, After...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 02-01-2011
Replies: 12
Views: 2,373
Posted By DulceSuerna
Typically to sailors "Outside" in keys refers to...

Typically to sailors "Outside" in keys refers to the Atlantic , to Powerboaters it is Atlantic beyond the reefs edge. The mooring buoys York sailor was talking about can be great fun depending on the...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 01-23-2011
Replies: 8
Views: 815
Posted By DulceSuerna
Thank you so much ! I will dive again when the...

Thank you so much ! I will dive again when the water warms and cut the clamp off, and take a picture closer up of it. Probably wont use her again until I can do that. I may just don the dive suit and...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 01-22-2011
Replies: 8
Views: 815
Posted By DulceSuerna
No that was still there.

No that was still there.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 01-22-2011
Replies: 8
Views: 815
Posted By DulceSuerna
Thanks for the reply if anyone else has any info...

Thanks for the reply if anyone else has any info PLEASE let me know I am kind of freaked out by it. The hose clamp is in the pict painted red. My boat has / had the exact same set up and the piece...
Forum: Diesel 01-22-2011
Replies: 12
Views: 3,252
Posted By DulceSuerna
What it boils down to is if the engine has leaks...

What it boils down to is if the engine has leaks then a full synthetic will most likely leak faster due to a smaller or thinner molecular structure, if there are no leaks then there should be no...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 01-22-2011
Replies: 8
Views: 815
Posted By DulceSuerna
Prop Shaft Seal issue please help

Snagged a submerged crab trap line today it wrapped itself around the prop shaft and stalled us. I had to jump in in 49 degree water in nasty waves to cut it free. After cuting away the line I...
Forum: Diesel 01-22-2011
Replies: 12
Views: 3,252
Posted By DulceSuerna
I started using the rotella synthetic blend 10w30...

I started using the rotella synthetic blend 10w30 diesel oil earlier in the year. Good stuff! The motor was probably rebuilt to original or close to tolerances, therefore the factory oil spec should...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 01-22-2011
Replies: 3
Views: 1,932
Posted By DulceSuerna
One tiny bit of advice if you get the Honda 2000...

One tiny bit of advice if you get the Honda 2000 get the Companion model. Instead of two small 110 plugs it has one small plug and a large 30 amp plug. Same total watt ouput but much higher startup...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 01-21-2011
Replies: 4
Views: 549
Posted By DulceSuerna
The side corners are removeable the center...

The side corners are removeable the center section is one piece but will unzip and roll up above the companionway , or you can remove the entire front piece. The guy did a good job and the price was...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 01-21-2011
Replies: 98
Views: 14,595
Posted By DulceSuerna
We have 4 greyhounds, our boat is not large...

We have 4 greyhounds, our boat is not large enough and greyhounds overheat easily. While we do have dog sitters to allows us weekend and slightly longer trips, we have to wait at least 3-4 more years...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 01-21-2011
Replies: 4
Views: 549
Posted By DulceSuerna
Our Project Baby!

Our Bombay 31 is coming along! I had a few free hours a few weekends ago and decided We wanted stern perch seats after seeing how nice they were at the boat show. I didnt want to spend $275. So I...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 01-20-2011
Replies: 53
Views: 5,428
Posted By DulceSuerna
Remove the carb, dissasemble it, put it in the...

Remove the carb, dissasemble it, put it in the gallon of gunk carb cleaner overnight, throw out the motor, buy a honda ,:D
JK I had the same issue with my Honda, it was junk in the carb. The jets...
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