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Search: Posts Made By: goboatingnow
Forum: Electronics 1 Week Ago
Replies: 0
Views: 241
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 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 15
Views: 534
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 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 25
Views: 583
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: 11,919
Posted By goboatingnow
Re: CE Ocean Ratings

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

Dave
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 06-18-2014
Replies: 18
Views: 11,919
Posted By goboatingnow
Re: CE Ocean Ratings

I would not entirely agree with Jeff_H history lesson on the RCD.

The RCD was primarily instigated by the UK marine industry to get around Italian and other national certification.
...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 06-16-2014
Replies: 81
Views: 3,110
Posted By goboatingnow
Re: Inflatable PFD Failures?

type I jackets with 22lbs buoyancy are a joke , wouldn't even rate as a lifejacket in Europe at all. at a minimum you need about 34lbs of buoyancy ( 150N). A large man wearing heavy weather gear...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 05-25-2014
Replies: 37
Views: 5,580
Posted By goboatingnow
Re: NMEA 0183 vs NMEA 2000

I agree I think we will see combined units very soon, maybe towards the end of this year. Right now theres a lot of AIS units with combined splitters and this makes the units very easy to install...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 05-23-2014
Replies: 37
Views: 5,580
Posted By goboatingnow
Re: NMEA 0183 vs NMEA 2000

0183 is correctly a protocol running on a conventional RS 422 physical link

2000 is both a message protocol and a serious is link and physical standards, it is a true network architecture

The...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 05-21-2014
Replies: 36
Views: 2,205
Posted By goboatingnow
What is this device?

In practice military receivers need the C/A code to speed up acquisition time. So you can't actually turn off civilian codes in preference to military. You could do course re-enable selective...
Forum: Seamanship & Navigation 05-21-2014
Replies: 12
Views: 980
Posted By goboatingnow
Re: US Coast Guard VHF Marine Safety Broadcasts

If they could stop saying PON PON and pronounce it correctly , ie PAN PAN ( like can with a P ) things might improve !!


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Forum: Chartering 05-17-2014
Replies: 11
Views: 681
Posted By goboatingnow
Re: Best Places to Party in the Med?

Bring lots of money. If you want to party in the south of France , your competing with the Russians.

Dave


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Forum: Electrical Systems 05-17-2014
Replies: 3
Views: 309
Posted By goboatingnow
Re: Fuse panel vs circuit breakers?

Personally I avoid fuses in my boat. Nothing worse then trying to hunt down some obscure fuse when you hare a fuse blow


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Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 05-06-2014
Replies: 73
Views: 4,996
Posted By goboatingnow
Re: Wife won't retire with me....

I wonder why you think your wife should have the same plans as you. Maybe she hates boats and hasn't the heart to tell you.

consider changing your plains, potter about in a small boat on your...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 05-06-2014
Replies: 226
Views: 12,173
Posted By goboatingnow
Re: Why All the Absurd Circumnavigation Threads?

Oceans are basically boring ( and I like the sea and have a few under my belt) . I much prefer pottering around interesting coasts.

dave
Forum: Vessels Lost, Missing, or in Danger 04-28-2014
Replies: 114
Views: 8,503
Posted By goboatingnow
Re: Another boat lost in Atlantic

Beneteau depending on the model has a full or partial liner, like most boats these days, Liners suit automated production as they provide a easily installable base for automated furniture assembly...
Forum: Vessels Lost, Missing, or in Danger 04-28-2014
Replies: 114
Views: 8,503
Posted By goboatingnow
Re: Another boat lost in Atlantic

I don't know about that now, I sailed with a guy , who tayana had big delamination problems, another had leaking windows and then theres " leaky teaky"



Given the zillions out there , with many...
Forum: Chartering 03-14-2014
Replies: 7
Views: 668
Posted By goboatingnow
Re: Med or Caribbean - which is cheaper

France can be a very low cost country if you stop eating and drinking like a tourist. I had a 8 m boat there two years ago in nice. I was paying 8-12 euros for a night in the cote D'Azure marinas . ...
Forum: Chartering 03-14-2014
Replies: 7
Views: 668
Posted By goboatingnow
Re: Med or Caribbean - which is cheaper

I don't know I chartered in the BVI one year I had calms for a week

Dave


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Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 03-12-2014
Replies: 270
Views: 12,902
Posted By goboatingnow
Re: What stops Americans cruising the world?

You are mistaken.

" The British Overseas Territories Act 2002 also conferred British Citizenship upon BOTCs (other than those solely connected with the Sovereign Base Areas of Cyprus) which does...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 03-12-2014
Replies: 270
Views: 12,902
Posted By goboatingnow
Re: What stops Americans cruising the world?

What I alluded to was the primary purpose of the Schengen acquis, which was to ensure free passage across borders primarily land borders so as to give effect to a practical reality. Countries like...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 03-12-2014
Replies: 270
Views: 12,902
Posted By goboatingnow
Re: What stops Americans cruising the world?

its entirely proper to limit access to small islands. whereas the whole population of the dutch islands could be absorbed into the EU without a blink

Its not a question as you proposed, merely...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 03-12-2014
Replies: 270
Views: 12,902
Posted By goboatingnow
Re: What stops Americans cruising the world?

no the 1981 Nationality act removed most of those rights from the BOTC territories. While they are granted Uk citizenship ( which was a concept brought in in the 1981 act) ( since the UK is a...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 03-12-2014
Replies: 270
Views: 12,902
Posted By goboatingnow
Re: What stops Americans cruising the world?

furthermore, Schengen is purely a immigration measure. part of a borderless internal Europe. It doesnt mean you gain any rights you didn't have before. the right to work and live and move...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 03-12-2014
Replies: 270
Views: 12,902
Posted By goboatingnow
Re: What stops Americans cruising the world?

The EU islands are NOT part of Schengen, Schengen by definition is essentially around a continuous land border, which is why Ireland and the UK are not in it ( well the common travel area between the...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 03-12-2014
Replies: 270
Views: 12,902
Posted By goboatingnow
What stops Americans cruising the world?

You see its " well intentioned" posts like this that complicate the situation and mislead.


The vat rules are extremely simple. I use the terms below very carefully. If the " beneficial owner "...
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