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Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   09-16-2008
Replies: 21
Views: 4,539
Posted By maboyer
Boats are nothing more than a 'hole' in the water...

Boats are nothing more than a 'hole' in the water in which to throw your money, but, sigh, we do love them so!!!!!
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   09-16-2008
Replies: 21
Views: 4,539
Posted By maboyer
Try Progressive Ins company. In Florida, they...

Try Progressive Ins company. In Florida, they insured by sailboat including hurricane for under $1500 a year. I could not find any cheaper.l
Forum: Sailnet.com Polls   04-22-2008
Replies: 69
Views: 8,588
Posted By maboyer
You are kidding right??? pun intended...

You are kidding right??? pun intended...
Forum: Sailnet.com Polls   04-03-2008
Replies: 318
Views: 33,773
Posted By maboyer
1984 S2 8.6....... Moon Shine

1984 S2 8.6....... Moon Shine
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   04-02-2008
Replies: 8
Views: 1,481
Posted By maboyer
Try Saber Sails in Ft. Walton Beach, Florida ...

Try Saber Sails in Ft. Walton Beach, Florida
also, there is a loft or 2 in Pensacola, FL

Also, if your boat is 'standard', then try North Sails

Good Luck
Forum: Sailnet.com Polls   03-27-2008
Replies: 200
Views: 24,273
Posted By maboyer
28' of pure pleasure!

28' of pure pleasure!
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   03-12-2008
Replies: 52
Views: 9,249
Posted By maboyer
So, my speed between point A and point B is best...

So, my speed between point A and point B is best defined by the GPS?
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   03-12-2008
Replies: 52
Views: 9,249
Posted By maboyer
Knot Meter vs. GPS

Which speed indicator should I believe: a knot meter or a hand held GPS??
My knot meter may show 2 knts, but my Garmin handheld shows 4+ knots. I like the idea that I am going faster, but which is...
Forum: S2   02-21-2008
Replies: 12
Views: 4,633
Posted By maboyer
It is hard to find info. But, the S2 was not...

It is hard to find info. But, the S2 was not made after 1987. I have a 1984 S2 8.6 which I really enjoy. It handles rough water well, and seems to be fairly fast. Most folks I talk to say that...
Forum: Introduce Yourself   12-06-2007
Replies: 3,406
Views: 882,708
Posted By maboyer
Pensacola, Florida

Pensacola, Florida
Forum: S2   12-05-2007
Replies: 6
Views: 1,835
Posted By maboyer
Question Float Switch addition

My 1984 S2 8.6 has a sump-pump that is activated by power panel switch, but does NOT have a float switch in the bilge. I believe the pump is the original. My question is, "Is there something I...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   12-05-2007
Replies: 6
Views: 995
Posted By maboyer
Raw-water strainer

During the survey on my 1984 S2 last month, it was noted that the raw-water strainer should be replaced with a 'larger' strainer. The engine is a Yanmar 2GM. Any recommendations?

Thanks,
Mike
Forum: S2   12-04-2007
Replies: 2
Views: 1,835
Posted By maboyer
Thanks Dennis for the link. I have added...

Thanks Dennis for the link. I have added 'Defender' to my list of sailing links. Once I get a chance to measure my existing cowls I will use them too for my replacements.

Cheers,
Mike
Forum: S2   11-29-2007
Replies: 2
Views: 1,835
Posted By maboyer
S2 Cowl replacement

My S2 8.6 (1984) air cowls are UGLY! They are cracked and look 'adsfadfadfadf'. Any suggestions on replacement? It seems that SS Cowls are VERY EXPENSIVE. The existing cowls feel like flexible...
Forum: Living Aboard   11-29-2007
Replies: 64
Views: 6,494
Posted By maboyer
I enjoy reading the 'advice' given by seasoned...

I enjoy reading the 'advice' given by seasoned sailors, but I wish the participants would stick to the subject. Being a 'retires sailor' ( USN, 23 years), I believe in GOD AND COUNTRY, but the...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   11-20-2007
Replies: 2
Views: 842
Posted By maboyer
Sticky Tachometer

My new 1984 (8.6) S2's tachometer seems a bit 'sticky.' If I give it a little 'tap' with my finger it works.... It is the original control panel ( I think ). Any ideas?

This control panel has the...
Forum: S2   11-20-2007
Replies: 3
Views: 1,939
Posted By maboyer
[QUOTE=dorourke;225496]Mike, Is that a 9.2...

[QUOTE=dorourke;225496]Mike,

Is that a 9.2 you have?

My boat is a 1984 S2 8.6.
Forum: S2   11-19-2007
Replies: 3
Views: 1,939
Posted By maboyer
Sticky Tachometer

My new 1984 S2's tachometer seems a bit 'sticky.' If I give it a little 'tap' with my finger it works.... It is the original control panel ( I think ). Any ideas?

This control panel has the...
Forum: Living Aboard   11-15-2007
Replies: 7
Views: 2,207
Posted By maboyer
Thanks for all the input. I believe I will go...

Thanks for all the input. I believe I will go the 'portable AC' route. Most are small enough to handle my small cabin and the price is right... (7000 btu around $300).
Forum: Living Aboard   11-13-2007
Replies: 7
Views: 2,207
Posted By maboyer
Any recommendations on a small AC unit?

Any recommendations on a small AC unit?
Forum: Living Aboard   11-13-2007
Replies: 7
Views: 2,207
Posted By maboyer
Question Carry-on AC

Hello,

I just bought a 1984 S2 8.6 and am considering the purchase of
a WESTMARINE carry-on air conditioner. What is the best or recommended
way to power this animal when away from the slip? ...
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