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Forum: Watkins   07-07-2015
Replies: 2
Views: 848
Posted By waaarghh
Re: Watkins 23 or 23XL

The difference between the two is the XL has about a foot more headroom than the 23. The 23XL has a step just inside the companion way. Another difference is the 23 does not have a finished cabin. ...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   08-10-2014
Replies: 51
Views: 8,825
Posted By waaarghh
Re: scrapping a sailboat

Lead is $0.55/lb @ Capital Scrap Metal in Pompano. That's over $3500. Dumpster bag holds 3300 lbs and costs $30.
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   08-10-2014
Replies: 63
Views: 7,282
Posted By waaarghh
Re: Interesting little video

Nice video. I'm envious.
Forum: Diesel   08-10-2014
Replies: 2
Views: 785
Posted By waaarghh
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   08-09-2014
Replies: 134
Views: 16,450
Posted By waaarghh
Re: So where the heck do you shower???

It's not the shower that will be the problem, it's the lack of water. You will need a lot of fresh water tanks if you plan on showering daily for a week.
Forum: Introduce Yourself   08-08-2014
Replies: 9
Views: 571
Posted By waaarghh
Re: New to Sailnet and Sailing in Florida

Thanks CatMan for the Search Tempest link. Very helpful.
Forum: Outboard   08-07-2014
Replies: 46
Views: 4,053
Posted By waaarghh
Re: Propane Powered Outboard Engine Experience??

I worked for a dealer that carried the Lehr line and I sold a lot of them to the sailing and jon boat crowd. The biggest advantage to propane is the fact that it doesn't use ethanol fuel. We would do...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   08-07-2014
Replies: 47
Views: 17,966
Posted By waaarghh
Re: Fishing off of a sailboat

I always have at least one lure going when I'm sailing. Sometimes I run a 3 line spread; a lipped plug like a Mann's Stretch, a cedar plug way back and a Billy Bait from a release clip on the boom if...
Forum: Provisioning   08-06-2014
Replies: 42
Views: 4,950
Posted By waaarghh
Re: Provisioning for a small boat

Try MRE's. You can get a case (12 meals) of them for around 55 bucks. But be careful, you can get fat on them. Each meal is 2500 calories. During Desert Storm, my loader on my tank was eating three a...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   08-06-2014
Replies: 17
Views: 3,350
Posted By waaarghh
Re: self contained battery powered LED interior lights

I use the NEBO Larry 8 light. You can get them on Amazon for around 5 bucks.
These lights have a magnet and I installed small metal plates (not Stainless, of course) in strategic locations in the...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   08-06-2014
Replies: 12
Views: 1,103
Posted By waaarghh
Re: Anyone in the keys....

The Triton IS a nice boat. I'm on my way to Key West at the moment. Diesel broke in Beaufort, NC. Gonna put an outboard on her and continue my trip. I'll look you up when I get there.
Forum: Crew Wanted/Available   08-06-2014
Replies: 11
Views: 2,173
Posted By waaarghh
Re: Tampa to Panama

If you leave in Nov or Dec I can go. April, May puts you making the passage in hurricane season. Not good.
Forum: Diesel   08-06-2014
Replies: 2
Views: 785
Posted By waaarghh
Need Yanmar SB12 Cylinder Head

I need a cylinder head for my SB12. It is cracked between the valves and Yanmar no longer manufactures them. If any one knows where I could find one or has a SB12 for sale I would appreciate the...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   09-21-2011
Replies: 13
Views: 2,487
Posted By waaarghh
October and November are great months for sailing...

October and November are great months for sailing here in the Keys. Wind is usually from the E to NE quadrants and averages around 15 knots. The water temps should still be in the 80's. Visibility is...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   08-04-2011
Replies: 28
Views: 2,006
Posted By waaarghh
I'm 55 and I still think I'm in my 20's. Too bad...

I'm 55 and I still think I'm in my 20's. Too bad the body doesn't agree with the head.
Forum: Introduce Yourself   08-03-2011
Replies: 2
Views: 415
Posted By waaarghh
Hello from the Florida Keys

Just wanted to introduce myself. My name is Martin and I live in the Florida Keys. I am a disabled vet and I'm planning a Caribbean circumnavigation. Any thoughts, ideas and warnings will be greatly...
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