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Forum: Diesel   3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 8
Views: 355
Posted By mtitus
Re: Fuel flow question Universal diesel

Two questions, do you have a water separator? And did you pre fill your fuel filter before installing?

To purge your fuel line start from the fuel tank and follow the fuel lines all the way to...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   04-04-2015
Replies: 14
Views: 1,350
Posted By mtitus
Former HMCS Annapolis sinking

Former Canadian War Ship HMCS Annapolis sunk in Halkitt Bay off Gambier Island, Howe Sound, British Columbia- To become an artificial reef and dive destination for divers of all skill levels. As seen...
Forum: herSailNet   10-04-2014
Replies: 13
Views: 2,546
Posted By mtitus
Re: Who is Karl?

I have been following Nike for just about a year on YouTube. You cannot help but cheer for this lady seeing what she has overcome with "Karl". Things that would have crushed many, she battles...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   09-30-2014
Replies: 12
Views: 1,251
Posted By mtitus
Re: My First Boat!

Welcome to Hell buddy,,,,,,,, but its a good Hell :)
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   07-22-2014
Replies: 16
Views: 1,643
Posted By mtitus
Re: Humidity smell

Ventilation and eucalyptus oil should rid your cabin of that musty humid smell.

My first mate, she uses a couple of drops of eucalyptus oil mixed with a little water and leaves it in an open or...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   02-15-2014
Replies: 42
Views: 3,568
Posted By mtitus
Re: Beginner section

First of all welcome to Sail Net. Tons of info to be had here. In answer to your question regarding the right size, how about a nice 27 Catalina. It is a nice boat to learn on and its one that will...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   02-14-2014
Replies: 168
Views: 15,039
Posted By mtitus
Re: One Last "All is Lost " thread

The only thing "Lost" in "All is Lost" was my 6 bucks spent on PPV and the evening.
All the distribution on the planet wouldn't have garnered an Oscar nod period.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   11-30-2013
Replies: 63
Views: 20,448
Posted By mtitus
Re: Best sailing blogs of 2014

First of all, thank you all for sharing as I have expanded my bookmarks to include many listed above. And to the keepers and writers of those blogs, I hope you don't mind if I add them to my own blog...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   09-30-2013
Replies: 61
Views: 4,124
Posted By mtitus
Re: GoPro - What do you think?

Right on, I'll keep an eye out for him and catch his show :)
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   09-30-2013
Replies: 61
Views: 4,124
Posted By mtitus
Re: GoPro - What do you think?

You make some good points regarding GP vs Drift- certainly having a rotatable is helpful. Some of my colleagues in the TV Industry love that feature with their Drift product.

As far as to preview...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   09-30-2013
Replies: 61
Views: 4,124
Posted By mtitus
Re: GoPro - What do you think?

I have two "suction cup" mounts and two roll bar mounts that I use the most.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   09-29-2013
Replies: 61
Views: 4,124
Posted By mtitus
Re: GoPro - What do you think?

I love my GoPros so much so I have 3. I use them for work, (I work in the TV News Business), I use them for pleasure. I cannot say enough about these tough little beauties. I have mounted them on...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   08-20-2013
Replies: 27
Views: 5,889
Posted By mtitus
Re: Sailing Blogs

Well at the risk of being yet another shameless self promoter, I would like to invite you all to My Nauti Mind- I'd Rather be Sailing (http://www.skippermurman.blogspot.ca) . Its about the ups and...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   08-17-2013
Replies: 4
Views: 471
Posted By mtitus
Re: Shaft housing question -- galvanic corrosion?

Brian, do you have any photos of this problem?
I too am new to this boat owning thing. As near as I can tell to prevent further corrosion, the addition of a shaft zinc might do the trick- it could...
Forum: Crew Wanted/Available   08-11-2013
Replies: 11
Views: 1,510
Posted By mtitus
Re: Wanted - boat delivery (Seattle to Vancouver, BC)

Brian,

I bought a 27 Catalina in Washington State this past Feb. As far as Canadian Customs goes , my experience was- We sailed into Vancouver Harbour and tied up at the Customs dock in False...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   08-06-2013
Replies: 3
Views: 669
Posted By mtitus
Re: Drifter Sail

Thanks,

I figured it was a light wind sail, just wasn't sure if it could be sailed up wind. I am looking forward to getting it out of the bag and trying it out.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   08-05-2013
Replies: 3
Views: 669
Posted By mtitus
Drifter Sail

When I bought my 27 Catalina this past Feb. it came with several head sails, a Working Jib, a Storm Jib, a Spiny and a sail called a Drifter.

Does anyone out there have any experience with a...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   08-02-2013
Replies: 9
Views: 2,413
Posted By mtitus
Re: Bilge pump doesnt work

I suspect there is also an inline fuse somewhere, check that as well. Make sure if you find it, that it is the correct fuse for your particular pump. I had a similar problem when I bought my Catalina...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   07-29-2013
Replies: 5
Views: 529
Posted By mtitus
Re: 1st Straight of Georgia passage

Hello Alex,

No that was not us. Wish it had been :)

Here is a short video during our first leg, from Horseshoe Bay to Schooner Cove Vancouver Island.
1st Passage across the Straight...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   07-29-2013
Replies: 5
Views: 529
Posted By mtitus
1st Straight of Georgia passage

I just returned from a bit of a milestone for me and my crew- our first Straight of Georgia passage. Lots of fun although the wind kinda went away on us about halfway on the first leg.
On the...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   06-23-2013
Replies: 214
Views: 16,081
Posted By mtitus
Re: Do you wear a life jacket?

I ware it aways regardless of weather. Mustang w harness.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   06-20-2013
Replies: 10
Views: 728
Posted By mtitus
Re: Seattle: Maintenance Consultants?

Congratulations on getting your boat. I too have just (Feb.2013) purchased one of these holes in the water I dump money into- And love it. I got me a 27 Catalina and love her to bits.

I am...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   06-10-2013
Replies: 41
Views: 2,305
Posted By mtitus
Re: Finally got my new (old) tub home

Well done Paulinvictoria! Now the real work begins?!
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   05-01-2013
Replies: 19
Views: 1,150
Posted By mtitus
Re: Would a world sailing TV show really make good TV

The basis for good television - a good STORY. What makes a good story? Characters. Are there Characters on this crew? Ones that the viewer will take an vested interest in? If not then it's just a...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   04-20-2013
Replies: 31
  Rum
Views: 2,554
Posted By mtitus
Re: Rum

Mi Tai hands down. Fresh pineapple, Hawaii, Jimmy Buffet on the iPod,,,,,,, :)
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