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Forum: Gear & Maintenance   03-10-2014
Replies: 1
Views: 516
Posted By cruisingmom
Pearson 30 Boom Tent Dimensions needed

Hello All

I am about to buy a wonderful Pearson 30 and know I need:

1) Boom Tent

2) Main sail cover

Does anyone have the dimensions for these and also a Pearson 30 group in the Northeast...
Forum: Cruising and Sailing with Children   08-07-2010
Replies: 12
Views: 3,431
Posted By cruisingmom
Does anyone have experience with Maritime Citizen...

Does anyone have experience with Maritime Citizen Secure/ through HCC and Lloyds???? This seems like the best plan. Any thoughts??Thanks again CM :)
Forum: Cruising and Sailing with Children   08-07-2010
Replies: 12
Views: 3,431
Posted By cruisingmom
Thanks John, will do!

Thanks John, will do!
Forum: Cruising and Sailing with Children   08-06-2010
Replies: 12
Views: 3,431
Posted By cruisingmom
or citizen secure, citizen secure economy, also...

or citizen secure, citizen secure economy, also through HCC, also backed by Lloyds THANKS . :)
CM
Forum: Cruising and Sailing with Children   08-06-2010
Replies: 12
Views: 3,431
Posted By cruisingmom
one more, Atlas Travel Series, through HCC...

one more, Atlas Travel Series, through HCC international. Has anyone had experience with this one??
Forum: Cruising and Sailing with Children   08-06-2010
Replies: 12
Views: 3,431
Posted By cruisingmom
health insurance for cruising families

Hi all. As always, appreciate your helpful advice
Heading out cruising soon and looking to purchase health insurance, with premiums that won't cost too much of our cruising budget. ( We are a...
Forum: Electronics   07-12-2010
Replies: 3
Views: 3,765
Posted By cruisingmom
DSM300 intermittent performance

The Uniden and DSM are separated by about 20 feet. Additionally, I installed the Uniden because of the DSM issue. My "gut" says that there is something inherently wrong with the DSM relay but I...
Forum: Electronics   07-12-2010
Replies: 3
Views: 3,765
Posted By cruisingmom
Raymarine DSM300 Depth Sounder Issue

Hello Fellow Boaties
My C120 is connected to a DSM300 theoretically to obtain and display constant depth data, however the display is intermittent and my $100 Uniden QT206 is more consistent and...
Forum: Electronics   07-10-2010
Replies: 6
Views: 4,102
Posted By cruisingmom
Quick update on ST-6000 wiring

Bill (or anyone)
Last night I went out on the boat and found that what a PO had done was install two 10AWG wires to the same power terminal on the ST-6000 computer. The length of the wire is...
Forum: Electronics   07-08-2010
Replies: 6
Views: 4,102
Posted By cruisingmom
Hi Bill Thanks for the follow up. The 2...

Hi Bill
Thanks for the follow up. The 2 positive leads (one from a pull switch - which I removed - and one labeled as secondary power feed on a buss bar) both go about 20 feet to the ST-6000...
Forum: Electronics   07-07-2010
Replies: 6
Views: 4,102
Posted By cruisingmom
ST-6000 Autohelm wiring / amp draw issue

Bill

In reviewing the manual on line for the Autohelm ST6000 it indicates for a linear drive system that a 25Amp fuse should be in line (diagram 40 page 26) but I tend to want to believe your...
Forum: Electronics   07-07-2010
Replies: 6
Views: 4,102
Posted By cruisingmom
ST-6000 Autohelm wiring/ amp draw issue

My Whitby 42 came with the ST-6000 with a very weird wiring configuration that included 2 positive leads hot back to the controller head. I read the manual on this unit and it indicates that it...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   07-07-2010
Replies: 4
Views: 1,770
Posted By cruisingmom
groco accumulator tank PST-1

Yes - this is an accumulator tank - 1 gallon capacity. I was trying to relate this to the accumulator tank on my well. But the well tank has the pressure gauge and the electronic pump switch. I...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   07-07-2010
Replies: 4
Views: 1,770
Posted By cruisingmom
groco pressure tank installation

Hello All
I just purchased a Groco 1 gallon pressure tank on E-bay which came with no instructions. My guess is I just install in with a t fitting into my existing water system after the par pump...
Forum: Introduce Yourself   06-30-2010
Replies: 11
Views: 1,038
Posted By cruisingmom
cruising this fall- any teenagers??

Hey we cruised for a year with our 3 kids and have been saving up to return since. I was chicken the first time and wanted to stay within sight of land. Made it to the Bahamas. Hope to travel...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   04-28-2010
Replies: 10
Views: 1,274
Posted By cruisingmom
To Maine and Back

Are they apprehensive about the sailing or the sleeping on the boat??
So many great places. I recommend the TAFT guide . Cruising Coastal New England , or something like that.( borrow it from the...
Forum: herSailNet   04-17-2010
Replies: 44
Views: 8,379
Posted By cruisingmom
long hair

My daughter and I both had long hair, washed in salt water ( Joy soap), and rinse with fresh. A pitcher off the back or the dinghy worked well. We were often anchoring at night, which is easier to...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   04-06-2010
Replies: 47
Views: 4,191
Posted By cruisingmom
coast of Maine, clearly, near Portland.

coast of Maine, clearly, near Portland.
Forum: Cruising and Sailing with Children   03-30-2010
Replies: 48
Views: 17,913
Posted By cruisingmom
We sail with 3 kids. Rules are, when underway,...

We sail with 3 kids. Rules are, when underway, everyone has a life vest on
( except in the cabin.) The adults had inflatables. With passages,or rough seas, we harnessed in, including the kids, under...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   03-30-2010
Replies: 18
Views: 3,042
Posted By cruisingmom
east river trip

Best wishes!
Sorry, I do not remember the currents at the moment. Will try and look up if you do not get other posts. Eldridge's or Reeds would tell you.
It is reasonably quick once you get...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   03-27-2010
Replies: 11
Views: 1,647
Posted By cruisingmom
Thanks all!

Thanks all!
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   03-26-2010
Replies: 11
Views: 1,647
Posted By cruisingmom
spray for cleaning old cushions??

Greetings! We have a new old boat and are busy with major restorations. At the bottom of the list is cleaning the cushions ( even further down is replacing them).

My daughter and I seem to have...
Forum: Electronics   03-18-2010
Replies: 5
Views: 2,515
Posted By cruisingmom
Furuno FI501 and other misrepresentations

I checked the price on the Furuno FI501 and as with many of the wind instruments - they list the price of the head unit and the mast head transducer separately so that it appears more reasonable (my...
Forum: Electronics   03-18-2010
Replies: 5
Views: 2,515
Posted By cruisingmom
Wind Instrument Alternatives

Hello All,
My ST50 wind speed instrument finally died (both mast head and control head) and I am trying to identify a reasonable alternative. It seems that the Navman/Northstar W310 and the Moor...
Forum: Cruising and Sailing with Children   03-16-2010
Replies: 58
Views: 4,143
Posted By cruisingmom
Cruisingdad, best wishes with your upcoming...

Cruisingdad, best wishes with your upcoming cruise! ( I assume you are headed off with kids). I have found plenty of opportunity to talk with other parents cruising with kids within the existing...
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