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Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 3
Views: 272
Posted By malyea
Re: BG Zeus 9 or Simrad NSS 9 ... final decision

I talked with Tom (Navico rep) and he says Zeus and NSS hardware is identical, only the software is different. If I want fish finding capability with the Zeus, I'll need to spend an extra $599 for a...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 3
Views: 272
Posted By malyea
It almost seems too good to be true.... Both are...

It almost seems too good to be true.... Both are the same price/quality but - for free - B&G throws in Sailsteer... just doing some digging. Thanks
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 3
Views: 272
Posted By malyea
BG Zeus 9 or Simrad NSS 9 ... final decision

Must make decision ASAP ... Choosing either BG Zeus 9" or Simrad NSS 9" MFD for my 1987 Irwin 43.

It's obvious with Zeus that I get Sailsteer but...does NSS offer anything not provided by Zeus?
...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   06-05-2015
Replies: 4
Views: 283
Posted By malyea
Re: Electronics refit on Irwin 43

Talk, research, reading and rumination has gotten me to the following electronics refit plan -
- all components to be NMEA 2000 protocol
- chart plotter (probably a MFD)
- AP (robust, over sized...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   06-03-2015
Replies: 4
Views: 283
Posted By malyea
Re: Electronics refit on Irwin 43

Given the way I operate and my research, I know I do want the AP integrated with the nav system and I want to be able to select the steering mode (mag crs, waypoint or wind angle).

Primarily now...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   06-02-2015
Replies: 36
Views: 4,710
Posted By malyea
Re: Sailing NE Florida to the Abacos

Thanks for all the varied opinions. Recently purchased a 1987 Irwin 43 currently getting her refitted for offshore work. Cheers!
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   06-02-2015
Replies: 4
Views: 283
Posted By malyea
Electronics refit on Irwin 43

Closed the sale on our "new" to us 1987 Irwin 43 and now it's time to outfit her with updated electronics. She's currently outfitted with only a vhf and older Garmin chart plotter.

I believe I'll...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   04-26-2015
Replies: 11
Views: 731
Posted By malyea
Re: Delivery - NC to St Augustine

Thanks, will post updates. Survey next week and should close by end of May.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   04-24-2015
Replies: 11
Views: 731
Posted By malyea
Re: Delivery - NC to St Augustine

Great info guys, thanks!
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   04-23-2015
Replies: 11
Views: 731
Posted By malyea
Delivery - NC to St Augustine

Just starting to plan the delivery of my 'new to me' Irwin 43 from Beaufort, NC to St Augustine, FL. Plan A is all offshore; Plan B is duck into the ICW at some logical point and Plan C is ICW all...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   04-17-2015
Replies: 16
Views: 1,156
Posted By malyea
Not bad at all visually speaking. Not much...

Not bad at all visually speaking. Not much evidence water was two feet deep in the cabin.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   04-15-2015
Replies: 16
Views: 1,156
Posted By malyea
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   04-15-2015
Replies: 16
Views: 1,156
Posted By malyea
No typo....51"

No typo....51"
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   04-15-2015
Replies: 16
Views: 1,156
Posted By malyea
Research now indicates the I43 is solid frp below...

Research now indicates the I43 is solid frp below the waterline and foam core above with plywood cored decks.

Can anyone confirm this?
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   04-08-2015
Replies: 16
Views: 1,156
Posted By malyea
I believe the hull is not cored

I believe the hull is not cored
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   04-07-2015
Replies: 16
Views: 1,156
Posted By malyea
Short list shorter...Nixed the KP44

Spent 3 hours inspecting a KP44 in Oriental, NC yesterday and have ruled out the KP44 entirely.

I love her reported sailing qualities and while some of the Formosa builds are reported as suspect...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   04-05-2015
Replies: 16
Views: 1,156
Posted By malyea
Re: GS 44 - I43 - KP 44 ... the short list

Great, thanks....

Any owners comments about their experience with I43 or GS44?
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   04-03-2015
Replies: 16
Views: 1,156
Posted By malyea
GS 44 - I43 - KP 44 ... the short list

Here's my short list... Gulfstar 44 - Irwin 43 - Kelly Peterson 44 ...

The GS 44 and I43 would likely be 1985 and newer, the KP 44 likely 1979 or so.

Operating out of St Augustine and sailing...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   02-15-2015
Replies: 165
Views: 19,109
Posted By malyea
Re: Boat sank at the dock

Trust me....I've seen the photos - it's exactly as the OP has described. Out of respect for the OPs desire for a measure of anonymity thus far, I'll leave it at that. All opinions are appreciated as...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   01-07-2015
Replies: 5
Views: 676
Posted By malyea
Re: Boat transport - overland

Exactly....so, how's a good way to do that?

Other than word o' mouth, recommendations, referrals, etc is there any other really good way to tell whos's a good boat transporter and more...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   01-07-2015
Replies: 5
Views: 676
Posted By malyea
Boat transport - overland

Any recommendations for a good, reputable overland boat transport company? .... any companies to avoid?

If I can't sell my 1982 Hunter 30 by mid-August, I'll take her with us when we move to St...
Forum: Chartering   01-04-2015
Replies: 15
Views: 1,761
Posted By malyea
Re: Clockwise BVI in February

On the other hand.....consider not over thinking your plan....

We've been there a few times during peak season and have sailed it clockwise, counter clockwise and criss crossed based on next days...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   12-27-2014
Replies: 165
Views: 19,109
Posted By malyea
Re: Boat sank at the dock

How did the salvage, insurance claim and refit go for you?
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   12-21-2014
Replies: 75
Views: 7,313
Posted By malyea
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   12-21-2014
Replies: 75
Views: 7,313
Posted By malyea
Re: Sailboat Insurance

Can you discuss their performance handling specific claims that either you've made with them or that you have first hand knowledge of?

It's one thing to offer "great coverage" on paper but often a...
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