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Forum: There's This Place...   03-24-2013
Replies: 4
Views: 1,652
Posted By pkats
Re: Barnegat Bay after Sandy

Found some useful web sites:
http://www.waterwayguide.com/superstorm-sandy/
Dredging Today – USA: Dredging Plan for New Jersey Intracoastal Waterways Introduced...
Forum: There's This Place...   03-21-2013
Replies: 4
Views: 1,652
Posted By pkats
Barnegat Bay after Sandy

Does anybody know the condition of Barnegat Bay, NJ after Sandy? We keep a boat in Toms River and I am concern if we would be able to leave Toms River this season, especially area near Good Luck...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   03-01-2011
Replies: 4
Views: 1,439
Posted By pkats
Does anyone know a good web site for European...

Does anyone know a good web site for European charts? I know it's not free, but still couldn't find anything except torrent downloads. Nima used to have charts outside of US, but not anymore. Thanks
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   03-17-2010
Replies: 8
Views: 2,446
Posted By pkats
Bottom paint recommendation...

I need some advice on bottom paint for my Beneteau 343. It is being used in NJ and it is being hauled out of the water at the end of the season. I was thinking about using modified epoxy Interlux...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   11-03-2009
Replies: 11
Views: 2,963
Posted By pkats
Thank you for reply. I am located in NJ and I am...

Thank you for reply. I am located in NJ and I am hauling out. Thanks again for the advice
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   11-03-2009
Replies: 11
Views: 2,963
Posted By pkats
How do I winterize it? Do I have to do anything?...

How do I winterize it? Do I have to do anything? Thank you.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   11-03-2009
Replies: 11
Views: 2,963
Posted By pkats
From the manual: STUFFING BOX The stuffing...

From the manual:
STUFFING BOX
The stuffing box is a rubber seal around the prop shaft, which allows the shaft to exit the hull and keep water out. Water is forced into the stuffing box via a thru...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   11-02-2009
Replies: 11
Views: 2,963
Posted By pkats
Thank you, I will try to get pictures. BTW, boat...

Thank you, I will try to get pictures. BTW, boat is Beneteau 343.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   11-01-2009
Replies: 11
Views: 2,963
Posted By pkats
Winterizing propeller shaft seal

I am trying to winterize my boat, but every checklist I could find including my boat manual doesn't say anything about propeller shaft seal. It is lubricated with water and I presume have to be...
Forum: Beneteau   10-29-2009
Replies: 5
Views: 3,117
Posted By pkats
Would you recommend 15W40 or 10W30 for this...

Would you recommend 15W40 or 10W30 for this engine? I now the difference is vescosity, but still...
Forum: Beneteau   10-29-2009
Replies: 5
Views: 3,117
Posted By pkats
Thank you for your responses. What about gearbox...

Thank you for your responses. What about gearbox oil? I have KM2P-1 marine gear. Is regular #20 or #30 oil ok?
Forum: Beneteau   10-29-2009
Replies: 5
Views: 3,117
Posted By pkats
Oil change for 3YM30 diesel engine

I am planning to change oil on my 3YM30 diesel engine. Manual says that I can use 10W-30 or 15W-40 oil and #20 or #30 oil for gear box. Can I just use regular oil? In the store I saw special oil...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   10-21-2009
Replies: 32
Views: 4,969
Posted By pkats
Thank you for your responses. I never had a...

Thank you for your responses. I never had a roller furling before. This was the first season. And in-mast furling main should be fine for the winter, right? Thanks
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   10-21-2009
Replies: 32
Views: 4,969
Posted By pkats
What is the process of taking down the furling...

What is the process of taking down the furling jib (and putting it back in spring)? Do I have to disconnect the forestay? Thanks
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   10-21-2009
Replies: 32
Views: 4,969
Posted By pkats
Yes, I am going to have my boat hauled and stored...

Yes, I am going to have my boat hauled and stored on land for the winter. I have to check with my marina what are the requirements.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   10-21-2009
Replies: 32
Views: 4,969
Posted By pkats
Winterizing furling jib

I have a furling jib and in-mast furling main on my Beneteau 343. I am in the process of winterizing the boat. What is the best practice to winterize furling jib and main? Thank you. Paul
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   06-25-2009
Replies: 31
Views: 7,920
Posted By pkats
Guys, thank you so much for the input. ...

Guys, thank you so much for the input.
Sailingdog, to answer your question: I am 155lbs, boat is 343 Beneteau and I am definitely going to have my friend (he is quite capable and experienced) to...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   06-22-2009
Replies: 31
Views: 7,920
Posted By pkats
Climbing the mast

I need to change the anchor light, so I am looking for some equipment to climb the mast. I read some articles about Bosun's chair. I would appreciate any recommendations about what equipment I should...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   04-19-2009
Replies: 23
Views: 6,212
Posted By pkats
Thank you for your reply. This information...

Thank you for your reply. This information clearly aswers my question. Do you know what is the best place to order USCG documentation board and what is the best place on the sailboat to attach it to...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   04-03-2009
Replies: 23
Views: 6,212
Posted By pkats
I just got of the phone with NJ DMV and they told...

I just got of the phone with NJ DMV and they told me that I have to display both – NJ registration numbers (plus decals) on the outside of the boat and USCG numbers inside of the boat. They also told...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   04-03-2009
Replies: 23
Views: 6,212
Posted By pkats
Official reply from the USCG: "Usually, a state...

Official reply from the USCG:
"Usually, a state will not issue a title if the vessel is documented with the Coast Guard. But there are some states that do. I'm assuming you showed them the...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   04-02-2009
Replies: 23
Views: 6,212
Posted By pkats
NJ registration

I finally got my boat registered in NJ. I had to return the boat to USCG documentation in order to do this. At DMV they gave me a new title and registration with numbers. Letter from USCG clearly...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   02-25-2009
Replies: 23
Views: 6,212
Posted By pkats
Thank you for your responses. I decided to follow...

Thank you for your responses. I decided to follow the advice and return the boat to USCG documentation.
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   02-22-2009
Replies: 23
Views: 6,212
Posted By pkats
That is the thing: I am not planning on going...

That is the thing: I am not planning on going anywhere abroad (the closest is Bermuda and it is still 5 days away). Plus, NJ requires for you to pay registration fee every year, even if the boat is...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   02-22-2009
Replies: 23
Views: 6,212
Posted By pkats
Boat registration in NJ

Hi, I purchased a boat from a broker in LI, NY. Original owner had this boat since new and had it documented with Coast Guard. Since I don't have any reason to Document the boat I decided to drop...
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