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Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   12-10-2010
Replies: 7
Views: 3,503
Posted By wardp
I would like to document a foreign hull in the...

I would like to document a foreign hull in the US. Been waiting awhile for the Coasties to get back to me.
Forum: Vessels Lost, Missing, or in Danger   10-27-2008
Replies: 538
Views: 52,557
Posted By wardp
I agree. Winter is not the time to frolic...

I agree.

Winter is not the time to frolic in the Pacific.
Forum: Vessels Lost, Missing, or in Danger   10-26-2008
Replies: 538
Views: 52,557
Posted By wardp
I agree, Ron made mistakes, but not with the...

I agree, Ron made mistakes, but not with the boat.

I would sail to Hawaii in a 47 year old bounty, it was a good boat and with care it still is. I agree that he should have prepared better, but up...
Forum: Vessels Lost, Missing, or in Danger   10-26-2008
Replies: 538
Views: 52,557
Posted By wardp
No, he did accept risk, just not level you or I...

No, he did accept risk, just not level you or I as a students of the school of hard knocks would accept.

I go out in a 36' gillneter built in 1968, in 20-30 knots. Have I replaced and rebuilt most...
Forum: Vessels Lost, Missing, or in Danger   10-26-2008
Replies: 538
Views: 52,557
Posted By wardp
I read this thread from the beginning and it's...

I read this thread from the beginning and it's made for interesting read. I guess I can be termed a newbie to sailing. Here above lat. 54 sailing is a seasonal sport, the rest of the time the only...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   10-14-2008
Replies: 22
Views: 6,327
Posted By wardp
Is this the 37 hp yanmar thats in the morgans and...

Is this the 37 hp yanmar thats in the morgans and others in place of the perkins 108?
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   10-14-2008
Replies: 22
Views: 6,327
Posted By wardp
A rag will work, but you don't want it to be...

A rag will work, but you don't want it to be sucked into the engine.

A run away is sometimes caused by oil getting by the rings or the govenor is not doing its job.

Cruising world has a...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   10-14-2008
Replies: 22
Views: 6,327
Posted By wardp
Be careful that the engine doesn't run away, have...

Be careful that the engine doesn't run away, have a piece of plywood ready to block the air intake if you can't shut it down.

Spraying WD 40 in the intake while cranking sometimes works to start...
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