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Search: Posts Made By: ECS-IB30
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 93
Views: 5,675
Posted By ECS-IB30
Re: Fall sailing! Brrr

Planning to sail in the Chesapeake this weekend - have been "docked" since mid August recovering from back surgery. Doc said I'd be good to go Nov 1 so we're going out - I don't care if its snowing!...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 30
Views: 1,391
Posted By ECS-IB30
Re: Look for new sailboat under 25 ft.

For the OP - A friend of mine is selling a Catalina 22 with trailer - I don't know a lot about the boat, but its parked in my yard temporarily - I do know the trailer has surge brakes, and a 10 ft...
Forum: Engines 09-26-2014
Replies: 11
Views: 572
Posted By ECS-IB30
Re: Need some information about Volvo Penta 24HP

If you're looking for parts, the guys at Sound Marine Diesel LLc are the ones to call - very knowledgeable and helpful - parts prices are about the best on the web, and they ship quickly. These guys...
Forum: Diesel 09-09-2014
Replies: 8
Views: 2,184
Posted By ECS-IB30
Re: Volvo/Penta MD7A

To all posters here -
Contact Marine Diesel Parts Warehouse (http://marinedieselparts.com/store/contact.htm)
I run the MD7a in my Islander Bahama 30 - Original engine, and no idea of original...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 08-22-2014
Replies: 37
Views: 1,998
Posted By ECS-IB30
Re: Scared of inboards and the Volvo md7a

To The OP - MD7A is not a bad thing!
When I first got my boat (an abandoned salvage job) it was filled with water, mosquitoes, mold, and dead mice. A friend and fellow restorer of other people's...
Forum: Electronics 07-30-2014
Replies: 9
Views: 801
Posted By ECS-IB30
Re: st1000 autopilot remote by smart marine

Gentlemen - I'm looking for more information on this unit as I am in the market for a decent and low-priced autopilot for my Islander Bahama 30 - with a wheel.

Googling SmartMarine ST100 did not...
Forum: Diesel 07-23-2014
Replies: 5
Views: 315
Posted By ECS-IB30
Re: Wrapping Exhaust Header

I went down to the local advanced auto and bought header tape ($20) it was enuf on a roll to wrap mine (smaller engine) and have half left over - secured with safety wire and does a great job - been...
Forum: Islander 07-18-2014
Replies: 20
Views: 1,331
Posted By ECS-IB30
Re: Leak detection help-- I30 Bahama

Welcome to sailnet and to the world of Islander Bahamas! So you likely have the same leaks I had - it is unlikely the toenail or Genoa track - it is most likely that your windows are the main...
Forum: Diesel 07-08-2014
Replies: 6
Views: 1,328
Posted By ECS-IB30
Re: Volvo MD7A fuel injection pump

I just did this same job on my Islander 30 - I found the place listed below online - they had everything I needed in stock and shipped it to my door - arrived on schedule and was exactly what I...
Forum: Chesapeake Bay 07-08-2014
Replies: 5
Views: 390
Posted By ECS-IB30
Diver for bottom cleaning and Zinc replacement - In or Near Kent Island

Hi folks - looking for a good diver in the Kent Island Area for the usual, bottom cleaning and zinc replacement - overall inspection of the hull and running gear. basically looking for...
Forum: Electrical Systems 06-17-2014
Replies: 6
Views: 321
Posted By ECS-IB30
Re: Alternator pulleys!

Hey Denise -
Look up places that support race car parts - one comes to mind is Summit Racing - they will likely have something you can use - here's the link...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 06-05-2014
Replies: 9
Views: 777
Posted By ECS-IB30
Re: I just bought a project boat - now what? Project Boat - Part I

I just looked at your blog - very impressive and extensive work and a beautiful boat - I have long admired the Alberg 35 -and yours is a great example of the breed - shoot me an email sometime -...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 06-05-2014
Replies: 9
Views: 777
Posted By ECS-IB30
I just bought a project boat - now what? Project Boat - Part I

An Introduction
Some of you have seen previous posts and replies I've submitted. I thought it appropriate to introduce myself as a way of framing this post (or series).
I am a project management...
Forum: Learning to Sail 06-03-2014
Replies: 9
Views: 700
Posted By ECS-IB30
Re: Maiden Voyage

...like I said, its hard to explain - it had been literally nearly 30 yrs since my last sailboat. There's nothing quite like adding a quarter turn to the genoa sheet and feeling her shift gears! ...
Forum: Learning to Sail 06-03-2014
Replies: 9
Views: 700
Posted By ECS-IB30
Maiden Voyage

OK - so for those of you who frequent this forum, this will not be a 'must-read' - for those of you who are new to this site, new to sailing, or just dreaming of sailing, this note might interest...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 05-28-2014
Replies: 43
Views: 3,862
Posted By ECS-IB30
Re: Sailing around the world on a $10,000 sailboat

....it seems to me boats are like old houses or even some people I've know - what I might see as potential others see as a mis-fit - our boat is a great example of this theory -
...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 04-04-2014
Replies: 6
Views: 650
Posted By ECS-IB30
Re: Decision to Make

To the OP -
With respect and admiration for the common problem you and I (and many of the other sailnetter's I think) share, here is a solution I have used successfully in the past that serves...
Forum: Islander 02-27-2014
Replies: 20
Views: 1,331
Posted By ECS-IB30
Re: Leak detection help-- I30 Bahama

Congrats on your IB30 - I have an 81 that I've been through similar issues with - it ended up being an issue with the windows in the salon - the big ones - water was literally pouring in and sliding...
Forum: North American Yachts 01-29-2014
Replies: 8
Views: 578
Posted By ECS-IB30
Re: spirit 23 window frames ?

Sorry guys...Mark is a bit Old school. ..I ended up calling the number on the site and he returned my call later the same day.
Forum: North American Yachts 12-24-2013
Replies: 8
Views: 578
Posted By ECS-IB30
I used them on my. Islander bahama 30...great...

I used them on my. Islander bahama 30...great product and service. ..no brainer Install and perfect fit...take paper off plexi immediately though...else its a problem once the sun hits it...follow...
Forum: Diesel 12-19-2013
Replies: 6
Views: 969
Posted By ECS-IB30
Send me a pm....ive got a pdf of the shop manual...

Send me a pm....ive got a pdf of the shop manual I can email you...
Forum: Cal 10-28-2013
Replies: 3
Views: 657
Posted By ECS-IB30
I rewired my mast this past yr...some of these...

I rewired my mast this past yr...some of these have a conduit that runs the length and keeps the wiring from fouling on the halyards. ...tech drawings from the manufacturer should indicate the...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 10-25-2013
Replies: 16
Views: 837
Posted By ECS-IB30
I've found muriatic acid to be the best cleaner...

I've found muriatic acid to be the best cleaner at local hardware store and cheap compared to boat cleaners...paint it on w a paint brush generously. ..scrub a bit w brush...rinse w clean...
Forum: Islander 09-20-2013
Replies: 0
Views: 387
Posted By ECS-IB30
Islander Bahama 30 Genoa

I have an Islander Bahama 30 - 1981 which we rescued from a salvage - it has an OK Main but no headsail - does anyone out there have a used Genoa they are willing to part with - something in the 110...
Forum: Diesel 09-17-2013
Replies: 5
Views: 843
Posted By ECS-IB30
I did mine on a volvo 13.5 with schedule 40 galv...

I did mine on a volvo 13.5 with schedule 40 galv from ace hardware....cut a hole for inlet pipe...welded it together...3 coats hi temp rustoleum and some exhaust wrap...about $40 and my time....used...
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