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Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   09-05-2015
Replies: 12
Views: 1,606
Posted By P424
Re: Florida Keys Mooring

Florida the bottom of any water belongs to the state and requires a special permit to make a "LEGAL MOORING" but i have seen many illegal ones out there.
Forum: SailNet FAQ   09-05-2015
Replies: 14
Views: 2,298
Posted By P424
Re: No overnight anchoring in Lewis Bay, West Yarmouth

This country and Florida is the worst has got a case of (I got mine screw you) The state tree is the No Trespassing sign. If its fun it will be illegal next month.
What happened to all those people...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   09-05-2015
Replies: 31
Views: 2,139
Posted By P424
Re: CPAP and energy use

Do it it will change your life in suttle ways but i never sleep without mine now. You wont wake up with enormous energy and it wont help you win the lotto but you will be you not sleepy you and i...
Forum: CS Yachts   09-04-2015
Replies: 11
Views: 744
Posted By P424
Re: Water System Op

Well I will try to give you a general overview as you gave no model size or type of boat. There has to be a water tank or supply. A plumbing system (Pipes n Valves) to move the water from tank to...
Forum: Diesel   08-21-2015
Replies: 12
Views: 1,920
Posted By P424
Re: Max Prop Does it

Well I got one and its worked fine for years once I got the pitch optimized. It has only failed to feather once and that was while running under power then letting the sails take over at over 6...
Forum: Seamanship & Navigation   04-29-2013
Replies: 137
Views: 11,555
Posted By P424
Re: You are NOT "FISHING"

Years back I was sailing south from Lake Worth Inlet with a wind out of the north making about 3-4 knots down wind beautiful day. I was on the same heading all day BUT there was a fishing Tournament....
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   04-08-2013
Replies: 25
Views: 3,712
Posted By P424
Re: Bad things that happen at sea.

I have seen 2 out of 4 boats lost in one group. We left with plenty of time to make the crossing. In fact even with slowing down so the others could catch up the ones that were lost were the late...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   04-07-2013
Replies: 21
Views: 3,781
Posted By P424
Re: Bottom Damage by Pressure Washer

You need to pressure wash to remove growth and alge to minimize sanding of antifouling as its not allowed in most yards. Shouldnt hurt the boat. They may have used a sand and water pressure wash that...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   04-07-2013
Replies: 6
Views: 751
Posted By P424
Re: That can't be good..... right?

I had an issue with a boat that had a crack near the front of the keel. every time it was pulled and set on stands water would come from that spot. Turns out the keel had water in it around the...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   04-07-2013
Replies: 14
Views: 926
Posted By P424
Re: Busted Navpod

try a little MEK with a Qtip (in a spot it wont show) if its ABS plastic it will melt it enough to allow 2 edges to stick together. Like gluing a model it can form a weld.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   04-07-2013
Replies: 18
Views: 1,676
Posted By P424
Re: Thougts on which is better topside paint...

My favorite was dropping my only roller in the sand when I stepped off the end of the scaffold. I learned its better to have enough scaffold to do one complete side at a time but the whole boat would...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   04-07-2013
Replies: 3
Views: 897
Posted By P424
Re: A great Dock Master

Yes it is she is one is one of the few. The world needs more people like her. I am so tired of people that think the world revolves around them and those that need help are week inferior people and...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   05-04-2011
Replies: 18
Views: 2,328
Posted By P424
Weather prediction is a very tough. In our area...

Weather prediction is a very tough. In our area you can predict wind direction most of the time but go to the ICW and all bets are off . The effects of land and ocean make it impossible. Also the...
Forum: Pearson   04-18-2011
Replies: 5
Views: 1,575
Posted By P424
I replaced mine and had to replace my Sheaves....

I replaced mine and had to replace my Sheaves. Got new ones from Rig-Rite Inc. - Masts, Booms, Spars, Rigging, and Hardware for Sailboats (http://www.rigrite.com/). Just matched sizes and got ones...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   04-18-2011
Replies: 42
Views: 6,141
Posted By P424
I have sailed a few small boats. But never...

I have sailed a few small boats. But never worried about that happening but I never went out in 20-25kn winds. But that said I think your big problem was shallow water and weather changing for the...
Forum: Learning to Sail   04-18-2011
Replies: 16
Views: 2,804
Posted By P424
I have always except once. Sailed alone single...

I have always except once. Sailed alone single handing a 40foot What. I try to do is make hops down the coast from one safe anchorage to another. In the event I dont make progress as planned and get...
Forum: Electronics   04-05-2011
Replies: 14
Views: 2,151
Posted By P424
My Standard Horizon RAM failed on me in a...

My Standard Horizon RAM failed on me in a tropical storm and never dried out. I just bought another since it was a few years old and being discontinued. Wel the new one has worked since but How can I...
Forum: Diesel   04-05-2011
Replies: 12
Views: 1,920
Posted By P424
Well Thanks to all for the information I orderd...

Well Thanks to all for the information I orderd one today and hope to get it so I can launch next Monday or Tuesday.
Forum: Diesel   03-23-2011
Replies: 12
Views: 1,920
Posted By P424
svsirius Thank you for your input just what I was...

svsirius Thank you for your input just what I was hoping for someone who had used them in tuff conditions. I will probably order one next week. Thanks all of you for the answers
Forum: Diesel   03-23-2011
Replies: 12
Views: 1,920
Posted By P424
TejasSailer Thanks for the sugestion but I am not...

TejasSailer Thanks for the sugestion but I am not always sure Sales would have my best interest in mind. erps thanks but I have been in a situation were I have 50 miles to make port before a TS gets...
Forum: Diesel   03-23-2011
Replies: 9
Views: 2,218
Posted By P424
Seems like they left out a bunch of stuff if your...

Seems like they left out a bunch of stuff if your going for a long cruise. Engine cooling hoses and gaskets. I would make up your own. Oil filters and fuel filters oil belts and Impellers. You need...
Forum: Diesel   03-23-2011
Replies: 12
Views: 1,920
Posted By P424
Max Prop Does it

I have a Pearson 424 with a Yanmar engine walter Vdrive an velvet drive Trans. Total reduction 2:1 13x18 fixed prop. I have the boat on the hard and am looking at Max Prop for a upgrade. I haves...
Forum: Florida - Eastern   03-23-2011
Replies: 6
Views: 2,137
Posted By P424
Cape Marina - Cape Canaveral - Boat storage,...

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Forum: Florida - Eastern   03-23-2011
Replies: 2
Views: 1,078
Posted By P424
Great inlet tide very light no standing waves...

Great inlet tide very light no standing waves Look out for ships and Subs using the inlet as security can be very tight especially when a sub is transiting. (Guns and Choppers). I have been boarded...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   03-23-2011
Replies: 13
Views: 3,326
Posted By P424
I have the same type of setup on my Pearson but...

I have the same type of setup on my Pearson but lots more area for the chain to drop. I still suffer from chain pile up after about 50 to 75 ft. Not a good thing for the windlass. I was able to fix...
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