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Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   05-08-2015
Replies: 3
Views: 554
Posted By scottjep
newbie with a question..

i have minimal experience sailing but know my way around a boat.. im buying a 30ft irwin in bodega bay and want to motor (avg 6knts) it back thru the gate to the delta..
i have gps and radar and am...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   05-04-2015
Replies: 11
Views: 629
Posted By WesRoge
Re: Leaks from 3YM30 can bad cutlass cause PSS to drip

Great advice! I tracked down the anti-siphon valve and it was 100% clogged/corroded. Definitely the cause of the water in the bilge from the vent line. This was my first post the community and proved...
Forum: Chesapeake Bay   01-06-2015
Replies: 36
Views: 2,962
Posted By aa3jy
Marinas with slip price reduction...?

Just received in the mail from a( local)Eastern Shore marina an ad to which they are reducing their 2015 slip rates to attract new customers..

Any other marinas around the Bay doing the same...
Forum: Cruising and Sailing with Children   09-02-2014
Replies: 8
Views: 1,557
Posted By kenr74
Re: We need a bigger boat

I forgot the rule, "It didn't happen if no pictures"
Forum: Electrical Systems   05-21-2014
Replies: 47
Views: 2,621
Posted By eherlihy
Re: Amega gauge


Only fuse the wires to the ignition switch, and fuel pump.
Select the amp rating of the fuse to based on the ampacity rating of...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   12-16-2013
Replies: 11
Views: 3,525
Posted By Maine Sail
Re: O'Day 302

Pay very close attention to the keel stubs on these boats. We know some were 1/4" or less thick and a few of them had had the keels literally fall off.

O'Day 302 Loses Keel - Check Yours...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   12-09-2013
Replies: 1,441
Views: 528,232
Posted By TakeFive
Re: Low buck projects- Let's see 'em!

Wow, Denise, your workmanship looks great! I guess you do a lot more than bend sheet metal! ;)
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   12-09-2013
Replies: 1,441
Views: 528,232
Posted By Rhapsody-NS27
Re: Low buck projects- Let's see 'em!

Very nice. I could use a good workshop table like that.

Well done! ;)
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   12-09-2013
Replies: 1,441
Views: 528,232
Posted By SloopJonB
Re: Low buck projects- Let's see 'em!

Denise, I could really learn to hate you! ;)

That thing is freakin' gorgeous - you are a true crafts"person".
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   11-29-2013
Replies: 107
Views: 8,103
Posted By Steve in Idaho
Re: That's a pretty cheap boat heater!

No - it sounds like you did not try one of those. The Aladdin mantle lamp is entirely silent. You are confusing it with pressurized gas mantle lamps.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   10-31-2013
Replies: 250
Views: 13,277
Posted By Hudsonian
Re: "Free boat" seaworthiness

This isn't a personal finance discussion board but Capt. Jack needs to get his act together before he thinks about acquiring a 24' boat. Unless you make your living on the water, boats are luxuries....
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   10-22-2013
Replies: 45
Views: 4,050
Posted By sony2000
Re: Islander 36 electric inboard? diy

We are honored by Denise's participation.

Denise and Greg, its best to use a 48 volt system, then the cable size drops dramatically. I think that when the electric motors go over 10 hp, (7...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   10-16-2013
Replies: 72
Views: 4,965
Posted By Sabreman
Re: "Paying" friends wanting to go on the boat.

You mentioned getting back to boat building and that will certainly keep you on the water. How about building a smaller boat? I know that we're all in love with this idea of living aboard and...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   10-16-2013
Replies: 72
Views: 4,965
Posted By Barquito
Re: "Paying" friends wanting to go on the boat.

What about doing some lessons? I did a 'Family and Friends' ASA lesson. This included a couple of days on the boat. The owner kept his boat in very good shape. The money he made from lessons...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   10-15-2013
Replies: 72
Views: 4,965
Posted By Stumble
Re: "Paying" friends wanting to go on the boat.


The law on this is a little unclear since the have been relatively few cases dealing with is since the USCG published a clarification a few years ago. However the simple answer is that if...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   09-20-2013
Replies: 8
Views: 527
Posted By Fstbttms
Re: Shaft bearing changout - waterborne?

Jeezus. Just haul the boat for God's sake.
Forum: Diesel   07-31-2013
Replies: 10
Views: 871
Posted By smurphny
Re: Diesel stalling, about to Give Up

Many tanks have a screen on the end of the take-up line. It always gets clogged sooner or later, causing loss of rpm, and stalling if demand exceeds what can pass through the clogged end. They are...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   07-19-2013
Replies: 30
Views: 2,785
Posted By hellosailor
Re: A Marine Fabrics & sewing forum?

Denise, how come you skipped the colorful far eastern fabrics, the ones with the little round mirrored scales all over them? Think of a beautiful mainsail cover, rippling in the wind with all those...
Forum: Seamanship & Navigation   07-14-2013
Replies: 57
Views: 5,401
Posted By tdw
Re: Know the rules!

First up, Denise did not claim a right of way nor did she say she was a vessel under sail. Nonethless her craft is still a SailBoat (to use the American vernacular.) Her post was more a note re the...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   07-11-2013
Replies: 24
Views: 1,491
Posted By TakeFive
Re: Do you have an outboard for back up propulsion?

Yeah, it's back up propulsion, not backup propulsion! :p :laugher
Forum: Cruising and Sailing with Children   07-10-2013
Replies: 18
Views: 2,029
Posted By paperbird
Re: Sailing with 2 children on Chesapeake Bay Northern Neck


You're accumulating some great wisdom! A couple more tidbits to throw into the mix:

- learn each kid. Our daughter loved to curl up and read. Our son built elaborate spiderwebs all...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   07-09-2013
Replies: 21
Views: 3,669
Posted By sailingfool
Re: Cape Cod Canal vs sailing around

Travel along the Canal edge and the adverse current pretty much disappears.
Forum: herSailNet   07-05-2013
Replies: 245
Views: 25,615
Posted By emcentar
Re: How many women here own their own boat?

Add me to the list! Just bought my first boat, a Pearson 28-2! I've been sailing about 5 years, but mostly out of the marina where I took my sailing classes, on their Flying Scots.

Spent the...
Forum: herSailNet   07-04-2013
Replies: 245
Views: 25,615
Posted By gamayun
Re: How many women here own their own boat?

I started sailing about 4 years ago, but grew up in and on the water. In late January 2013, I bought a Freedom 38. No partner. It needed a lot of work, some of which I did myself and other stuff I...
Forum: Diesel   07-03-2013
Replies: 19
Views: 7,772
Posted By FraidyCat
Re: My Universal 5416 is which kubota engine??

I've had a bit of trouble locating parts (a water pump in particular) for my 5416 but after a few days of poking around I found the following:

My engine is a 5416 but seems to have a different...
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