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Search: Posts Made By: goboatingnow
Forum: Vessels Lost, Missing, or in Danger 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 896
Views: 49,733
Posted By goboatingnow
Re: Rallies Gone Wrong

Correct. One might as well might take recent attempted ocean passages that failed and say diametrically the opposite
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 62
Views: 2,218
Posted By goboatingnow
Re: High out put alternator

In practice paralleling dead batteries with good ones will have little immediate effect allowing you to start your engine. Hence the paralleling switch is in my opinion superior to the 1:2 both
Dave
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 125
Views: 4,942
Posted By goboatingnow
Re: Why do people still use depth sounders?

Obviously you have never sailed in an area with tides , come back to us when you have
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 123
Views: 4,059
Posted By goboatingnow
Re: What do you do for food on a day cruise?

French bread, vine tomatoes, Camembert and some nice deli meats. A bottle of nice chilled white.

Next

Dave
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 5,316
Views: 369,751
Posted By goboatingnow
Re: Pros and cons of steel sailboats

Fibreglass doesn't float neither !!

If you want to take a log home out into the Atlantic in bad weather. , then let's see how that works out for you.

The building of Wood built boats was ...
Forum: Electronics 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 18
Views: 705
Posted By goboatingnow
Re: ipads or tablets with built in GPS

A-GPS, means that the system can download ephermis data from a cell network at much higher speeds then from the GPS sat network. ( 12 - 15 minutes) this greatly increases TTFX ( Time to first fix)....
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 66
Views: 4,408
Posted By goboatingnow
Re: The trend in new cruising boats....

The Target demographic is keenly researched by production builders, What they do is to appeal to both men and women.

* Easy sail handling
* Clean Euro interiors,( laminates, pastels, vinyls etc,...
Forum: Chartering 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 3
Views: 504
Posted By goboatingnow
Re: Mediterranian Charters

Id suggest it might be the other way round!.

The big centres and Croatia, Greece, Turkey. If a newbie, perhaps you might consider the mainstream operators like Sunsail/Moorings. There web site...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 156
Views: 6,612
Posted By goboatingnow
Give AIS a rest

The Dover straits are acknowledged as the average busiest high sea area in the world. ( http://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Strait_of_Dover) with over 400 commercial ship movements a day.

Sea ports...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 156
Views: 6,612
Posted By goboatingnow
Re: Give AIS a rest

The straits of Dover
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 80
Views: 2,920
Posted By goboatingnow
Re: Sailing Schools - certificated coures or 'a la carte'???

Least I be accused of anything, I have no commercial interest in sail training of any kind. But I used to have some involvement as a RYA cruising , VHF, radar etc instructor.

It has been my...
Forum: News Feeds 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 3
Views: 251
Posted By goboatingnow
Re: Rescue in the English Channel

actually he only had a street map of Southampton !!!
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 80
Views: 2,920
Posted By goboatingnow
Re: Sailing Schools - certificated coures or 'a la carte'???

I think to use the very select few international superstars as an example of anything is rather far fetched. These people are not representative of the vast majority of component sailors.

You will...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 156
Views: 6,612
Posted By goboatingnow
Re: Give AIS a rest

Having sailed for 30 years in THE most crowded waters on the planet, Id like to give my viewpoint.

Firstly anyone using AIS to "demand" rights is simply a moron. There are no "rights " at sea....
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 156
Views: 6,612
Posted By goboatingnow
Re: Give AIS a rest

The yacht was NOT the stand on vessel, if you are going to make a point at least understand the rules that pertain in the waters where it occurred. sheesh
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 80
Views: 2,920
Posted By goboatingnow
Re: Sailing Schools - certificated coures or 'a la carte'???

Having leanrt to sail and have sailed in som elf these countries, what you say is a fanciful notion, perhaps true in the 1880s but far from the truth today.

Both the French ( ever tried Glenans...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 80
Views: 2,920
Posted By goboatingnow
Re: Sailing Schools - certificated coures or 'a la carte'???

I think there is some attempts at painting a black and white scenario here,

for example the RYA yacht master Offshore ticket, is not a "course". Its also way way in advance of what is necessary...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 35
Views: 1,601
Posted By goboatingnow
Re: foreign customs and warrants

certainly in Europe, if you are on the watch list, you will be detained.


dave
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 08-14-2014
Replies: 80
Views: 2,920
Posted By goboatingnow
Re: Sailing Schools - certificated coures or 'a la carte'???

perosnally , I learnt to sail on my uncles "knee", then sailed in my early twenties. I then realised most of the "old salts" had very specific knowledge, but often had large gaps, especially around...
Forum: Electrical Systems 08-14-2014
Replies: 14
Views: 568
Posted By goboatingnow
Re: Zinc Consumption question

I suspect the primary reason is that the whatver metal the zinc on the end of the Maxprop is protecting, is not that well electrically connected to your grounding/bonding system. There must be a...
Forum: Chartering 08-12-2014
Replies: 11
Views: 603
Posted By goboatingnow
Re: Couple Seeks Long Term Bareboat Charter

I be amazed if you find what you are looking for.

Dave
Forum: Electronics 07-18-2014
Replies: 1
Views: 351
Posted By goboatingnow
Checkout my new blog on "SmartBoats"

Checkout my new blog SmartBoats (http://smartboats.tumblr.com)

Hi, all Ive started a new blog where Im covering topics like NMEA 2000, clever unusual boat gadgets and generally extolling the...
Forum: Electrical Systems 07-09-2014
Replies: 15
Views: 710
Posted By goboatingnow
Re: Can batteries be wired in series AND parallel?

those truck system didn't do parallel to series switching, they just switched in a second battery in series while the other battery kept supplying the 12v loads. Not quite what the Op wanted
Forum: Electronics 07-08-2014
Replies: 25
Views: 793
Posted By goboatingnow
Re: Arduino / Raspberry Pi based instrumentation?

Almost all engines are either fitted with analog temp and oil pressure gauges , or have the fitments to easily add them, this includes adding turbo and gearbox oil pressure.

There is no need to...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 06-18-2014
Replies: 18
Views: 12,466
Posted By goboatingnow
Re: CE Ocean Ratings

The titanic was " unsinkable " only according to the popular press.

Dave
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