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Forum: Diesel   03-02-2013
Replies: 69
Views: 3,741
Posted By redhead78
Re: Repower confusion (horsepower)

Stay away from the turbo it's eventually going to need maint you don,t need it,and remember which ever engine you choose you have to run hem hard.
Forum: Diesel   03-01-2013
Replies: 15
Views: 1,452
Posted By redhead78
Forum: Diesel   03-01-2013
Replies: 15
Views: 1,452
Posted By redhead78
Re: To Serpentine or not to Serpentine (BETA)

Kat sailor, I repowered 2 yrs ago, with a beta 35HP 100 amp, which comes wf the serpintine belt, I chose the ABVW waterproof panel with tach, warning lites and buzzers. Another option I went for was...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   11-08-2012
Replies: 37
Views: 2,545
Posted By redhead78
Forum: Diesel   10-19-2012
Replies: 9
Views: 933
Posted By redhead78
Re: Yanmar rocker arm cover oil leak

Sounds like u have some good oil pressure and distribution.....Red
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   03-14-2012
Replies: 50
Views: 3,834
Posted By redhead78
Re: Your sailing "must have".

A depth guage, I draw 6.3 ft, and a dodger........Red
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   03-06-2012
Replies: 61
Views: 23,048
Posted By redhead78
Re: Do roller-furling cruisers need a storm jib?

Marty, I agree I would like to get a closer look at the product called the "GAle sail" from what I can figure they have made a kind of loop with maybe velcro on the luff that after u remove the...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   03-06-2012
Replies: 61
Views: 23,048
Posted By redhead78
Re: Do roller-furling cruisers need a storm jib?

Anna, I understand what u r talking about, except if u hav a furler genny, what do u hank the storm sail to? do u have an extra stay. That was my ? I have a small storm gib, with no stay to hank it...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   03-05-2012
Replies: 61
Views: 23,048
Posted By redhead78
Re: Do roller-furling cruisers need a storm jib?

hey guys I have a small storm gib, although it has hank on hardware I thinhk the PO used 1 of 2 spinnaker haylards to a bow eye halfway between the furl genny, and the main then hoisted on said line...
Forum: Sabre   02-10-2012
Replies: 2
Views: 947
Posted By redhead78
Hi Tempest, thanks for the reply. I think they...

Hi Tempest, thanks for the reply. I think they are the same, I am rebuilding my companion way box, and I like the design Sabre uses. Does yours have a 2 step piece that hangs on the engine cover with...
Forum: Sabre   02-09-2012
Replies: 2
Views: 947
Posted By redhead78
help with sabre 34 interior measurement

Hi all, I am looking for some stair measurements on the lower stair part in the 34, does anyone have access to their boat for a couple of measurments??? Thanks Red
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   02-07-2012
Replies: 33
Views: 4,086
Posted By redhead78
What happened to the motor, cond of sails ???Red

What happened to the motor, cond of sails ???Red
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   01-05-2012
Replies: 7
Views: 552
Posted By redhead78
Gorilla duct tape, over whatever u use....Red

Gorilla duct tape, over whatever u use....Red
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   12-23-2011
Replies: 12
Views: 1,110
Posted By redhead78
Make sure you get a good quality caulking gun...

Make sure you get a good quality caulking gun with the trigger that stops the flow with a flick of a thumb. This is a funny thing, it is an aquired skill. Like any job with someone who is experienced...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   10-19-2011
Replies: 108
Views: 17,280
Posted By redhead78
I think in the near future I would like to go...

I think in the near future I would like to go down from 38' to like 34', with a shallow draft, it would have to be beamy though, easier to sail by myself......Red
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   09-29-2011
Replies: 14
Views: 7,018
Posted By redhead78
I am pretty sure Haverstraw has some liveaboards...

I am pretty sure Haverstraw has some liveaboards in winter...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   08-17-2011
Replies: 9
Views: 815
Posted By redhead78
I am down every sat sleep over and usually sail...

I am down every sat sleep over and usually sail or fluke on sundays....I think I may do some fluking over by buoy 47 sunday....I hope to see you guys around... Red
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   08-16-2011
Replies: 9
Views: 815
Posted By redhead78
Tempest, you were out in that mess on sunday?? ...

Tempest, you were out in that mess on sunday?? Red
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   08-16-2011
Replies: 9
Views: 815
Posted By redhead78
Hey Lou, where do you keep your boat, I am at...

Hey Lou, where do you keep your boat, I am at Keyport Yacht club in raritan for 20 yrs, great area to sail.
Forum: Diesel   07-08-2011
Replies: 12
Views: 3,166
Posted By redhead78
Ditto 35K sounds, high, what is recomended...

Ditto 35K sounds, high, what is recomended cruising RPM...Red
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   07-08-2011
Replies: 32
Views: 6,346
Posted By redhead78
Ditto on the Kubota, I repowered with a 35 HP and...

Ditto on the Kubota, I repowered with a 35 HP and its a great engine with, the best support you will get from any dealer. As far as out of the US with wordwide Fedex UPS ect it is not an issue...Red
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   06-14-2011
Replies: 34
Views: 4,118
Posted By redhead78
Sweet boat, good luck sailing it.....Red

Sweet boat, good luck sailing it.....Red
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   06-14-2011
Replies: 34
Views: 4,118
Posted By redhead78
Are you going to let us in on the secret.....What...

Are you going to let us in on the secret.....What boat did you buy......Red
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   05-09-2011
Replies: 44
Views: 5,067
Posted By redhead78
I just changed owership, and name of my boat,...

I just changed owership, and name of my boat, $92.00, to USCG for the new to me document papers. It took 3 months, there is a site where you can see how long and what papers they are currently...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   05-06-2011
Replies: 39
Views: 11,901
Posted By redhead78
Haverstraw marina is a great stop, fuel, docks,...

Haverstraw marina is a great stop, fuel, docks, supplies, real easy approach and in.When you clear the canal there should be a couple of marinas that do mast step due to the demand there... Red
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