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Forum: Gear & Maintenance   01-08-2012
Replies: 12
Views: 1,405
Posted By luken7
Look at the Imtra brand at defender.com. I...

Look at the Imtra brand at defender.com. I recently replaced all my cabin lights with theirs. Love them so far.
Forum: Chesapeake / Central US east coast   12-29-2011
Replies: 5
Views: 4,238
Posted By luken7
If you're doing day sailing and overnights, I'd...

If you're doing day sailing and overnights, I'd recommend Oriental. We keep our Bene361 there. Theres quite a few good marinas in the Oriental and since it's at the mouth of the Neuse River where it...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   12-24-2011
Replies: 10
Views: 875
Posted By luken7
Newport, also like your blog layout. What gallery...

Newport, also like your blog layout. What gallery plugin are you using?
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   08-07-2011
Replies: 2
Views: 1,155
Posted By luken7
Best way to clean scuffs from floating dock on your hull?

So we arrived at our destination where the marina has floating docks and I forgot to put our fenders out before docking. So we have these nasty rubber marks on the hull. What's the best product and...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   05-18-2011
Replies: 33
Views: 4,191
Posted By luken7
We purchased a Beneteau 361 last fall in Noank,...

We purchased a Beneteau 361 last fall in Noank, CT. I hired a captain, who's also my sailing instructor and also brought a friend. Four of us, and we brought her down to Oriental, NC. Best decision...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   04-21-2011
Replies: 16
Views: 2,872
Posted By luken7
Great advise here. Thanks. I think we're going to...

Great advise here. Thanks. I think we're going to take a shot at the Zodiac inflatable and the torqeedo, but the newer model. And most definitely, a two stage electric pump that can inflate and...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   04-21-2011
Replies: 16
Views: 2,872
Posted By luken7
Labatt, thanks. I guess what I mean by decent...

Labatt, thanks. I guess what I mean by decent speed is somewhere around 5 to 8kts, enough to get to shore from anchorage and notice that we're moving.

Good point on needing a much larger motor...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   04-20-2011
Replies: 16
Views: 2,872
Posted By luken7
Mitch, thanks. I've looked at the Mercury's,...

Mitch, thanks. I've looked at the Mercury's, Defender has a hypalon 10' that seems reasonable. How long have you had yours? Also, what size motor do you run?
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   04-20-2011
Replies: 16
Views: 2,872
Posted By luken7
Asking for input on dingy and motor purchase

Ok, I've been on this forum for a while learning all I can. We got our Bene 361 last summer and she's located in Oriental, NC on the Pamlico sound. For this summer, we're want to explore the sounds...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   02-04-2011
Replies: 57
Views: 11,832
Posted By luken7
We have a Beneteau 361, open transom. So far I...

We have a Beneteau 361, open transom. So far I have lost a radio and a leatherman, but still love the open transfom for boarding and water access.
Forum: Mass Bay Sailors   09-13-2010
Replies: 5
Views: 954
Posted By luken7
We will be sailing our B361 from Connecticut to...

We will be sailing our B361 from Connecticut to Oriental, NC late in October and was going to do a post with the same type of questions. We're planning on coming down the LI Sound and East River and...
Forum: Introduce Yourself   09-13-2010
Replies: 4
Views: 302
Posted By luken7
New post and user, lurker for months

Well, I've been reading on this forum for a few months and have learned a great deal, thanks to all with their great posts and informative ideas.

After chartering for quite a while and looking...
Forum: Introduce Yourself   09-13-2010
Replies: 3,447
Views: 954,009
Posted By luken7
Pamlico Sound, North Carolina

Pamlico Sound, North Carolina
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   09-13-2010
Replies: 8
Views: 571
Posted By luken7
I'd like to see an interactive safety,...

I'd like to see an interactive safety, provisioning and task lists that our kids can use. When we charter, we have them go through a paper list to check everything on the boat. We followup of course
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   10-26-2009
Replies: 24
Views: 23,556
Posted By luken7
Thinking about Sailtime

After reading much about Sailtime, I like what I've read. But also, it seems there are some horror stories out there, and they are mainly focused around the local base station and it's owner. We live...
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