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Forum: Gear & Maintenance   3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 4
Views: 417
Posted By Val v
Adding several vents throughout the boat

After owning our CS33 for several months now we are noticing several places that don't get enough ventilation which causes mold or at least musty smell. All the holding tanks compartments, hanging...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 12
Views: 552
Posted By Val v
I was under the impression that dorate box and...

I was under the impression that dorate box and nicro non-solar type operate principally different. Dorate allows for the air in and the nicro sucks the air out on the Venturi pricipal.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 12
Views: 552
Posted By Val v
How effective is a passive air vent on mooring

Could someone please share their experience using a passive air vent on a mooring. Where my boat is anchored is plenty of wind usually. I'm wondering how strong the wind is required to generate...
Forum: Seamanship & Navigation   04-01-2015
Replies: 41
Views: 2,808
Posted By Val v
I too read the "novel" yesterday. Wow, what a...

I too read the "novel" yesterday. Wow, what a nightmare. It seems trucking company did some damage to the boat but the rest of the issues were engine related. The story there reinforces what I see...
Forum: Seamanship & Navigation   03-31-2015
Replies: 41
Views: 2,808
Posted By Val v
Re: what to check for before boat delivery?

Paul, I did not look into trucking it. It's actually only 1 hour of driving but about 2-3 days of sailing because i have go from Delran NJ all the way to Perth Amboy, NJ (Delaware River, around Cape...
Forum: Seamanship & Navigation   03-30-2015
Replies: 41
Views: 2,808
Posted By Val v
My friend made a great suggestion (I think). He...

My friend made a great suggestion (I think). He said don't forget a diving mask and a wet suit in case I have to go under and cut an entangled line. Wouldn't have thought about it but it does make...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   03-22-2015
Replies: 2
Views: 495
Posted By Val v
Bronze Y valve instead of plastic waste valves

Was wondering if anyone was able to use bronze ball Y valve 1-1/2 typically used for plumbing but in a waste system on a boat. The cost is the same for about $65 you can get either Jabsco Y valve or...
Forum: Seamanship & Navigation   03-19-2015
Replies: 41
Views: 2,808
Posted By Val v
Re: what to check for before boat delivery?

Just got off the phone with BoatUS. So everyone knows, I asked them when does towing insurance begin. They said it will start midnight tonight. However, if I want them to tow me from a port to...
Forum: Seamanship & Navigation   03-19-2015
Replies: 41
Views: 2,808
Posted By Val v
Re: what to check for before boat delivery?

Thanks for the info about tow insurance not kicking in for 30 days. I actually didnt know about it!!! Technically statefarm does refund me for towing but having BoatUS does make sense..I agree.
Forum: Seamanship & Navigation   03-19-2015
Replies: 41
Views: 2,808
Posted By Val v
Forum: Seamanship & Navigation   03-19-2015
Replies: 41
Views: 2,808
Posted By Val v
Re: what to check for before boat delivery?

Outside will be from Cape May to Sandy Hook. This distance makes up about 50-60% of the trip. I am not aware of anyway to go inside with a 45ft mast
Forum: Seamanship & Navigation   03-19-2015
Replies: 41
Views: 2,808
Posted By Val v
Re: what to check for before boat delivery?

Its my boat. I am bringing it home..
Forum: Seamanship & Navigation   03-19-2015
Replies: 41
Views: 2,808
Posted By Val v
Re: what to check for before boat delivery?

So...interesting about the racor fuel filters. PO had 2 micron installed and another spare. I called Bay Shore Marine in Annapolis to buy more for the trip. He said Yanmar recommends 30 micron and...
Forum: Seamanship & Navigation   03-18-2015
Replies: 41
Views: 2,808
Posted By Val v
How DO you bleed the fuel system? Tank now is 3/8...

How DO you bleed the fuel system? Tank now is 3/8 full. I never owned a boat with a diesel before.
Forum: Seamanship & Navigation   03-18-2015
Replies: 41
Views: 2,808
Posted By Val v
Re: what to check for before boat delivery?

Wow!!! There is a comprehensive list!! To be honest I dont think I have the time nor resources to do it all but I will print it out and do the best I can. Trucking the boat is not in the budget. I am...
Forum: Diesel   03-16-2015
Replies: 6
Views: 414
Posted By Val v
Re: Impeller for 3GM30F

Just called them and placed the order. Wow!! I wish there were more stores like this. Thanks!!
Forum: Diesel   03-15-2015
Replies: 6
Views: 414
Posted By Val v
Re: Impeller for 3GM30F

Do you know where can I buy NONE original yanmar impeller? Does it have a part #?
Forum: Diesel   03-15-2015
Replies: 6
Views: 414
Posted By Val v
Impeller for 3GM30F

Hi :)

I am hoping someone can help me with the info on two questions. 1) what after market/third party impeller(s) can I use on the 3GM30F? 2) is the raw water pump and coolant pumps both use the...
Forum: Seamanship & Navigation   03-11-2015
Replies: 14
Views: 1,491
Posted By Val v
We catapulted a crew member during a strong wind...

We catapulted a crew member during a strong wind Wednesday night race. She was on leeward but when the boat went around the mark the heel direction changed violently and she went flying over the deck...
Forum: Seamanship & Navigation   03-11-2015
Replies: 41
Views: 2,808
Posted By Val v
what to check for before boat delivery?

Late last year I bought a boat and part of the deal was that it would stay there until April or may. The time is now approaching and I am trying to think of things to check and make sure before doing...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   12-02-2014
Replies: 37
Views: 2,835
Posted By Val v
That's cool. I wish I could talk to Ray. I spoke...

That's cool. I wish I could talk to Ray. I spoke with Frank Butler when I got my c30. Was surprised how down to earth and easy to talk to it was.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   12-02-2014
Replies: 37
Views: 2,835
Posted By Val v
Re: In the market for a new boat - please help

I guess Ron Holland worked with Ray Wall? :confused:
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   11-30-2014
Replies: 37
Views: 2,835
Posted By Val v
Re: In the market for a new boat - please help

Didnt take any myself but the boat listing is here.

1982 Canadian Sailcraft 33 Sail Boat For Sale - www.yachtworld.com...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   11-29-2014
Replies: 37
Views: 2,835
Posted By Val v
When doing my research I came across an older...

When doing my research I came across an older post by Maine Sail which really stuck with me. In a reply to someone He said: "If you can find a well kept CS-33 for anywhere near the price of a...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   11-28-2014
Replies: 37
Views: 2,835
Posted By Val v
Re: In the market for a new boat - please help

Well, after much looking and going back and forth I put a deposit on a rare bird in NJ, called Canadian Sailcraft CS33 (1982). People that know these boats speak highly of them but most people around...
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