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Forum: Gear & Maintenance   08-17-2009
Replies: 0
Views: 563
Posted By Sailpilot
Marine Surveyor Jupiter FL?

Have to get my boat an out of water survey for insurance. Can anyone recommend a guy/gal in the Jupiter FL area?

Next, anyone know if I can get around the "out-of-water" part of this? Does every...
Forum: Florida - Eastern   06-12-2009
Replies: 0
Views: 821
Posted By Sailpilot
Need Dock to rent

Looking in Jupiter-Palm beach area for dock to rent.

40' 1995 Hunter legend
5' draft / 13.5' beam
Need no fixed bridges to ocean.

Looking for $400 or less.

Thanks,
Scott
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   06-12-2009
Replies: 8
Views: 1,213
Posted By Sailpilot
Update: Thanks for all your help guys. I...

Update:

Thanks for all your help guys. I contacted a local Yanmar repair shop and they ordered me a copy... and spare! $9 for each.

Thanks again for all your help.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   06-10-2009
Replies: 8
Views: 1,213
Posted By Sailpilot
Thanks guys! That makes me feel much better. It...

Thanks guys! That makes me feel much better. It was not a good day today... till you told me that.

Thanks again
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   06-10-2009
Replies: 8
Views: 1,213
Posted By Sailpilot
Replacement Key?

Hey Guys,

I've finally done what I knew was going to happen! I (yes water was involved) lost they ignition key for my 1995 40.5 hunter. I have a yanmar engine and control panel. Any suggestions...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   05-25-2008
Replies: 3
Views: 949
Posted By Sailpilot
$6 bucks for a FM transmitter. I use one...

$6 bucks for a FM transmitter.

I use one for my ipod and when watching movies on the laptop. Plugs into the headphone jack on both and transmits to the house speakers over the normal boat stereo....
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   05-09-2008
Replies: 19
Views: 3,008
Posted By Sailpilot
4pm and just waiting for the go time. I have...

4pm and just waiting for the go time. I have nothing else to DO?! :rolleyes: Hoses, oil, filters, belts, bottom cleaned, ditch-bag, flags, pre-cleared back in.... what else???

Weather is 10kts...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   04-29-2008
Replies: 12
Views: 1,583
Posted By Sailpilot
At least its not yellow:)

At least its not yellow:)
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   04-29-2008
Replies: 19
Views: 3,008
Posted By Sailpilot
Thanks for the recommendation. I looked at this...

Thanks for the recommendation. I looked at this and it does make more sense. I'm going with that route and thanks again.

Cam and Alan: Thanks for all the good insight and recommendations.
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   04-27-2008
Replies: 19
Views: 3,008
Posted By Sailpilot
Thanks for the info so far guys. I'm going...

Thanks for the info so far guys.

I'm going to fight the current from Jupiter because I can load the wife and kids out the back door (on Jupiter inlet) and onto the boat around 9pm and get them...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   04-26-2008
Replies: 19
Views: 3,008
Posted By Sailpilot
Abaco Links?

Hey Guys,

Weather permitting, I'm heading out of Jupiter Inlet on the 8th/9th of May at midnight. Planning on entering the bank south of Memory Rock and continue onto Great Sale Cay for the first...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   04-16-2008
Replies: 6
Views: 2,440
Posted By Sailpilot
What dates are you thinking? I'm always looking...

What dates are you thinking? I'm always looking for a reason to spend nights on the water. I sail a Hunter 40.5, could be a good match. Either way, you gotta take a few days and enjoy Fort Jefferson....
Forum: Learning to Sail   03-22-2008
Replies: 11
Views: 1,989
Posted By Sailpilot
Small Boat Suggestions

Hey Guys,

My friend wants to learn and have fun with a smaller sailboat. I'm coming to you because I am looking at larger and lost track of the smaller stuff. His experience level is Hobie cat...
Forum: Living Aboard   03-20-2008
Replies: 56
Views: 12,490
Posted By Sailpilot
Recommend that if you charge with main engine,...

Recommend that if you charge with main engine, put it in reverse. Just out of idle. Don't use much power, but let it pull on the mooring or anchor. The light work load is better then just "dieseling".
Forum: Living Aboard   03-19-2008
Replies: 56
Views: 12,490
Posted By Sailpilot
I lived on a mooring for 3 months while waiting...

I lived on a mooring for 3 months while waiting to find a house. I stayed in a hotel for 3-4day here and there (work). The dink dock was 1 boat length away. I thought it was the best of both worlds....
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   03-19-2008
Replies: 36
Views: 3,022
Posted By Sailpilot
Weather, Navigation, Etc... I have always enjoyed...

Weather, Navigation, Etc... I have always enjoyed sailing with fellow professional pilots. We all pretty much follow the same Crew Management and reactions needed to operate the vessel (aircraft and...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   03-15-2008
Replies: 22
Views: 2,128
Posted By Sailpilot
Come on guys! He's going to be in the Keys....

Come on guys!

He's going to be in the Keys. If the boat doesn't work out... he can just walk to shore.:D

With that I will leave you with, know your navigation and how to read the water....
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   03-13-2008
Replies: 12
Views: 1,986
Posted By Sailpilot
FreeSail, Thanks for the site. This site is...

FreeSail,

Thanks for the site. This site is great! Good shows and great movies all for free.

I've used it onboard now with the Verizon aircard. Most internet TV glitches and freezes for the...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   02-21-2008
Replies: 19
Views: 10,443
Posted By Sailpilot
Cam, Man are you quick! Thanks for...

Cam,

Man are you quick!

Thanks for your help once again.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   02-21-2008
Replies: 19
Views: 10,443
Posted By Sailpilot
6 Volt Battery

Hey guys,

I just bought 4 Superlex Premium 6 volt batteries (XG6-30).

I have two questions:

1. How many amps are these things going to give me? I can't find ratings in Amps? I was going...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   02-05-2008
Replies: 37
Views: 3,867
Posted By Sailpilot
Can anyone find what the 20 hour amp spec for the...

Can anyone find what the 20 hour amp spec for the Firefly is? It looks like it will be availible soon (Summer 2008).
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   02-05-2008
Replies: 13
Views: 1,569
Posted By Sailpilot
Thanks for the response from everyone. I think I...

Thanks for the response from everyone. I think I am going with the OXI-clean and different brushes. I post and let you all know how it works.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   02-04-2008
Replies: 13
Views: 1,569
Posted By Sailpilot
Dirty Headsail

Have some dirt and mildew on a roller headsail. (Don't furl in rain shower and wait weeks to go sailing again). Just looking for some suggestions for cleaning products? Standard Dacron cruising sail...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   02-01-2008
Replies: 40
Views: 6,682
Posted By Sailpilot
Verizon is great off the Florida coast. With an...

Verizon is great off the Florida coast. With an optional antenna that plugs into the top of the card you can almost double that distance offshore. I have watched internet TV and day-traded stock...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   12-24-2007
Replies: 34
Views: 3,931
Posted By Sailpilot
Just had the police out again to document the...

Just had the police out again to document the damage. I guess they are actually going to start an investigation. While I took the boat to a dock so that the ppolice could inspect it, the ass cut my...
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