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Forum: Chesapeake Bay   2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 83
Views: 6,576
Posted By T37Chef
Re: Tragedy near the Bay Bridge

I was the sailboat on scene and took five people aboard my boat, four children and one adult male. I never saw the sixth person, father of two of the boys.

I was headed northbound west of the...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   10-01-2014
Replies: 32
Views: 2,536
Posted By JonEisberg
Re: Whisker pole?

Sorry, I think that's a bad idea... And frankly, I don't see how it's possible on anything but smaller boats, in the most benign conditions...

Well, I just watched the first couple of...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   08-22-2014
Replies: 39
Views: 2,607
Posted By Scotty C-M
Re: Cruising California. Experiences and advice.

The boat yard in Santa Cruz has been taken over by the Port District. It is now a DIY (or use contractors off of a supplied list) boatyard.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   08-01-2014
Replies: 72
Views: 5,811
Posted By Cruisingdad
Exclamation Concussions

Hello everyone,

I want to write this while I can. It has been a long time since I have been on Sailnet or anything electronic. I have not had a choice, honestly. Doc's orders and this is one of...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   03-28-2014
Replies: 53
Views: 4,589
Posted By remetau
Re: Don't try this at home .. ancient means of navigation

And the older you get, the deeper the hull can be :D

Steve Thomas (from this Old House who was also a professional navigator) wrote a book on the subject called The Last Navigator. It's where we...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   12-25-2013
Replies: 5
Views: 5,353
Posted By Maine Sail
Re: DEKA vs. Lifeline AGM Batteries?

Lifeline & Odyssey are the two "premium" AGM's. Lifelines can be equalized Deka and Odyssey can not. Conditioning or equalizing charges can greatly extend the life of Lifeline AGM batteries beyond...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   11-21-2013
Replies: 13
Views: 1,911
Posted By Alex W
Re: Great customer support from Raymarine

You don't need to get the e7 onto the internet to update the firmware (I don't even think that is an option). The firmware is copied to a blank micro-SD card, then you power on the e7 with that card...
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