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Forum: Gear & Maintenance   02-27-2013
Replies: 30
Views: 2,130
Posted By GeorgeH
Re: Icebox with no drain hole in the bottom??

The door to the icebox, which is flush in the middle of my galley counter, doesn't seal completely, so anything that I spill while cooking or cleaning gets into the icebox. If I had a drain that...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   02-21-2013
Replies: 30
Views: 2,130
Posted By GeorgeH
Re: Icebox with no drain hole in the bottom??

All good advice and good ideas.

Thanks everyone.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   02-20-2013
Replies: 30
Views: 2,130
Posted By GeorgeH
Re: Icebox with no drain hole in the bottom??

Great points, Carolyn. I read your website all the time, as I am trying to get organized in the cooking area on the boat. I think it is fun and I like the challenge of the small space. The more I...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   02-20-2013
Replies: 30
Views: 2,130
Posted By GeorgeH
Re: Icebox with no drain hole in the bottom??

Good point, OPossumTX. That makes sense.

Thanks
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   02-20-2013
Replies: 30
Views: 2,130
Posted By GeorgeH
Re: Icebox with no drain hole in the bottom??

Interesting that it seems a drain hole wasn't a standard thing.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   02-20-2013
Replies: 30
Views: 2,130
Posted By GeorgeH
Re: Icebox with no drain hole in the bottom??

Another HA! No, that isn't the only issue, but it does have surprisingly few real issues (that I have noticed so far). Knock on wood :-)
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   02-20-2013
Replies: 30
Views: 2,130
Posted By GeorgeH
Re: Icebox with no drain hole in the bottom??

That's a good idea, jambone. I don't particularly want to drill, and your method seems nice and simple.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   02-20-2013
Replies: 30
Views: 2,130
Posted By GeorgeH
Re: Icebox with no drain hole in the bottom??

Ha. I actually do have that exact drill. Funny. I could get a hole in the bottom of it, if I really wanted to. I'm just trying to decide if that is the best way to go.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   02-20-2013
Replies: 30
Views: 2,130
Posted By GeorgeH
Re: Icebox with no drain hole in the bottom??

I did not buy this from the original owners. The guys I bought it from made it seem normal that there wasn't a drain in the bottom, and I didn't know enough to question it, so I didn't think twice...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   02-20-2013
Replies: 30
Views: 2,130
Posted By GeorgeH
Icebox with no drain hole in the bottom??

I recently bought a 1970 Islander 30, and the icebox looks to have some quicky fix of maybe a leaky icebox. The bottom of the icebox is slathered in some dark gray, pliable epoxy looking/feeling...
Forum: Introduce Yourself   01-06-2013
Replies: 12
Views: 2,083
Posted By GeorgeH
Re: Islander 30 seeking other Islander 30 people

Thanks to everyone for posting here. I am pretty excited to learn everything I can about my boat and this forum seems like a great place to do just that.

Tom: That is a great list of resources. ...
Forum: Introduce Yourself   01-03-2013
Replies: 12
Views: 2,083
Posted By GeorgeH
Re: Islander 30 seeking other Islander 30 people

Hello there! My best friend and I just bought an 1970 Islander 30. It is the first boat for both of us, and needless to say, we are pretty excited. We are in Santa Barbara, CA. We are starting to...
Forum: Introduce Yourself   07-14-2009
Replies: 0
Views: 443
Posted By GeorgeH
Blog update!

Updated my blog. Check it out!! Last time I will post that I updated it on here. I don't want to take up the space and I assume whoever is interested is already following along.

Hope everyone is...
Forum: Introduce Yourself   07-03-2009
Replies: 0
Views: 475
Posted By GeorgeH
New Blog Post

Check it out if you get a chance. Would love some more input from everyone on here. You guys are great and have a lot of info to share. I am mostly just trolling, and asking a few questions here and...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   06-09-2009
Replies: 5
Views: 441
Posted By GeorgeH
I was thinking of renewing early. I just love...

I was thinking of renewing early. I just love going to California DMV's. Most understaffed government office...and not enough of them. Always crowded. Oh, well, one less thing on my to do list.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   06-09-2009
Replies: 5
Views: 441
Posted By GeorgeH
Drivers License Expiring

I will be leaving the country at the end of 2009 to start on my cruising adventure. My California drivers license is set to expire in February of 2010.

Does anyone have any information on how...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   06-08-2009
Replies: 5
Views: 568
Posted By GeorgeH
chris gee - Thanks for your input. Actually the...

chris gee - Thanks for your input. Actually the boat is already in Tonga, so I will be arriving there in the hurricane season, and that is why I wanted to know what to expect with the weather and...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   06-06-2009
Replies: 15
Views: 1,670
Posted By GeorgeH
This is all good information and stuff I have...

This is all good information and stuff I have been trying to figure out. Thanks for all the great information!
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   06-06-2009
Replies: 5
Views: 568
Posted By GeorgeH
No one? Anyone close? Or been there that has...

No one? Anyone close? Or been there that has some insight?
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   06-05-2009
Replies: 13
Views: 1,766
Posted By GeorgeH
Nice job with the blog. Best wishes on all your...

Nice job with the blog. Best wishes on all your adventures1!
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   06-05-2009
Replies: 5
Views: 568
Posted By GeorgeH
Anyone out there in Tonga?

I will be out in Tonga at the end of the year. I am wondering if anyone on this forum is out there and what they think of it and the surrounding areas. I suppose I am most interested in the culture,...
Forum: Introduce Yourself   06-05-2009
Replies: 2
Views: 259
Posted By GeorgeH
As do I JomsViking, as do I...

As do I JomsViking, as do I...
Forum: Introduce Yourself   06-05-2009
Replies: 2
Views: 259
Posted By GeorgeH
Here I am!!

Just updated my blog and I was hoping to get the opinions of you all. Take care and feel free to shoot me straight. A bold move, I know, but sometimes life requires that. Mediocrity is not doing it...
Forum: Introduce Yourself   06-05-2009
Replies: 3,534
Views: 1,133,782
Posted By GeorgeH
Vavau Island group, Tonga

Vavau Island group, Tonga
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   06-05-2009
Replies: 440
Views: 61,181
Posted By GeorgeH
I'm 32 and buying my first boat...to live on!! ...

I'm 32 and buying my first boat...to live on!! Click on my blog below for more details. South Pacific, here I come!!
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