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Search: Posts Made By: celenoglu
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 10 Hours Ago
Replies: 13
Views: 465
Posted By celenoglu
Re: How far can we get?

You will need 7-9 hours to reach your destination. Either going or returning will not be in favorable winds. If you like sailing (being on the boat and moving) it should be fun. You have to enjoy...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 13 Hours Ago
Replies: 43
Views: 1,490
Posted By celenoglu
Re: RF Main pros and cons

RF jams. There are a lot of topics in many forums on how to overcome them. My personal experience with more than a few RF boats is that they jam and they jam when you need them to work properly.
...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 14 Hours Ago
Replies: 21
Views: 817
Posted By celenoglu
Re: Is rusty metal infectious??

Rust is a type of salt, therefore it should help corrosion on other metals when wet.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 16 Hours Ago
Replies: 15
Views: 340
Posted By celenoglu
Re: Painting Catalina 22 Hull For Racing

A barrier coat is not necessay and not recomended. The probability of osmosis increases if a barrier coat is applied to an old boat.

If the boat is in the water for the race, one or two days, you...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 1 Day Ago
Replies: 19
Views: 715
Posted By celenoglu
Re: Increasing displacement with bilge freshwater storage?

Water tanks are for you water needs. They might add some weight below your water line if they are full, but fresh water is for consuming. You can never keep them full when you really need them....
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 4 Days Ago
Replies: 67
Views: 2,638
Posted By celenoglu
Re: Needed: Customs & Immigration 101

I would like to give some information for Aegean. Threre are a lot of island and are in the Greek territory. On the other hand, Eastern mainland is Turkey. A lot of sailors visit the nearby Greek...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 1 Week Ago
Replies: 13
Views: 871
Posted By celenoglu
Re: Forgot my zinc!

Electrical connection might or might not be problem. It is mainly the ground wire of the electrical connection. If your ground wire is connected to the propeller directly or indirectly and somebody...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 20
Views: 1,042
Posted By celenoglu
Re: Yanmar single-cylinder engine

I didnot hear a single story for Yanmars not starting due to cold. I used a single cylinder Yanmar for nearly two years, and it always started even in -3 C without any heating. The engine hours was...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 20
Views: 1,042
Posted By celenoglu
Re: Yanmar single-cylinder engine

A 27 ft boat should reach hull speed with a single cylinder Yanmar if the propellor is correct. Hull speed is a critical value. To overcome this speed you need an engine twice or thrice the power....
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 20
Views: 1,042
Posted By celenoglu
Re: Yanmar single-cylinder engine

Single cylinder Yanmar is as good as 2-4 cylinder Yanmars. In my opinion Yanmar is the best marine engine. Age and engine hours is of course critical. Age destroys the non metalic parts of the...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 19
Views: 886
Posted By celenoglu
Re: Broken Forestay Connecting Link

The hole on the boat does not seem to be properly aligned ( Second picture ). The plate seems too close to the head of the boat. Increasing the width will further cause the metal to touch to the...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 26
Views: 1,490
Posted By celenoglu
Re: 30 Year Old Propane Stove

Replace the elastic tubing connecting gas to the stove and to the tank. These items should be replaced by date rather than time of use.

US standards ask for a continious hose from tank to stove....
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 3
Views: 541
Posted By celenoglu
Re: Inspect boats in the winter

A moiure meter wll no properly function on ice but a delaminated fiberglass should give the emty sound. It is not likely that water will fill all the cavities and will adhere when frozen.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 35
Views: 1,476
Posted By celenoglu
Re: New computer selection help??

Take a look to netbooks with 10 inch screens. Although not a full screen even I can use it with my aging eyes. They are small enough to carry and large enough to use and they work with windows. I am...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 35
Views: 1,267
Posted By celenoglu
Re: Wood filler?

Epoxy resins have better adhesive properties than polyester resins. West system is good but you can also find cheaper alernatives.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 35
Views: 1,267
Posted By celenoglu
Re: Wood filler?

Epoxy and wood dust should be the solution but make sure you use fresh saw dust otherwise the dust will be aged and colors will not match.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 11
Views: 802
Posted By celenoglu
Re: Sink plumbing

An elastic connection to thruhull which rises above sea level might bend and become under water with the help of weight of the water inside the hose. Make sure the connection of the hose to the...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 11
Views: 686
Posted By celenoglu
Re: Red over Green vs Tricolour

A tricolor is best when you are on a long trip and low on battery charging. You will be using only one bulb. For deck level navigation lights you need at least two, generally three bulbs which means...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 24
Views: 1,480
Posted By celenoglu
Re: Camp stove on a boat

In my opinion Optimus should not even be used in a camp area.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 12-24-2014
Replies: 36
Views: 2,378
Posted By celenoglu
Re: How unsafe would this be for occasional heat?

CO2 and CO will be one of the hazards for you. The water vapour created is a hazard for the boat.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 12-22-2014
Replies: 42
Views: 1,761
Posted By celenoglu
Re: very small batches of resin???

Use medical injectors. One for the resin and another for the hardener. They are available from 1 cc up to 50 cc.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 12-21-2014
Replies: 24
Views: 1,301
Posted By celenoglu
Re: Stereo Power Installation

One of the wires should be conneced to the baery direcly if you do not want to loose he memory settings. I am not sure but yellow wire to the battery (direct connection), red wire to the battery...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 12-19-2014
Replies: 18
Views: 798
Posted By celenoglu
Re: Inverter/charger ????

I also use small inverters from the 12V receptacle. These units give up working very easily so you must always have a spare. I use them because I am in the transfer business and most boas do not...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 12-18-2014
Replies: 50
Views: 2,306
Posted By celenoglu
Re: Water vs Gas

Add another fuel tank to the space you were planning to insert the watermaker.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 12-14-2014
Replies: 25
Views: 1,220
Posted By celenoglu
Re: Using sails of another boat?

Sail area is the result of its dimensions. You cannot select a sail with area. For example a 2 x 2 square sail is equal to 4 x 2 triangle sail, bu you cannot use them interchangeably. A 4 x 2 tringle...
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