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Search: Posts Made By: NewportNewbie
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 2 Days Ago
Replies: 12
Views: 473
Posted By NewportNewbie
ATN Tacker experiences???

I have been wanting to get an Asymmetrical Spinnaker so I can go Pole-less. I have a standard Spinnaker that came with the boat that has never been used. I saw that the ATN Tacker attaches the clew...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 6
Views: 286
Posted By NewportNewbie
Convert Symmetric Spinnaker to Asymmetric?

Can or should this be done? I have a big old unused Symmetric spinnaker and because I want more ease of use, I am planning on getting an Asymmetric Spinnaker. Can I have my regular spinnaker recut...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 4
Views: 395
Posted By NewportNewbie
Im Back! 4 days of sailing in a week! WOW!!!!

Hey guys and gals...happy 2014! Its been CRAZY...had a death in the family and just LIFE in the last 6 months. Well its calmed down enough to FINALLY be able to get some quality sea time. It was...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 11-04-2013
Replies: 13
Views: 736
Posted By NewportNewbie
Re: All is Lost Movie Discussion Thread....SPOILERS

I know it's a movie. But I for one know I can learn what NOT to do in such situations. Instead of saying. Oh it's a movie. I won't look at it for any sailing information.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 11-04-2013
Replies: 13
Views: 736
Posted By NewportNewbie
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 11-04-2013
Replies: 13
Views: 736
Posted By NewportNewbie
Re: All is Lost Movie Discussion Thread....SPOILERS

Saw the movie the other night and yes there are flaws and I am glad...the wife was in tears and at one point said, "I will never go out in the Ocean again...". I reminded her that the guy was making...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 11-04-2013
Replies: 13
Views: 736
Posted By NewportNewbie
All is Lost Movie Discussion Thread....SPOILERS

I am starting this thread for people who have seen the movie and want to discuss it...so there will be spoilers in it. If you dont want it spoiled..stop reading now.....
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 11-04-2013
Replies: 80
Views: 9,728
Posted By NewportNewbie
Re: All is Lost

I saw it with the wife Friday night...great movie!!! I'll start a discussion thread about it so people who dont want to have it spoiled can discuss there....again GREAT MOVIE...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 11-01-2013
Replies: 17
Views: 1,083
Posted By NewportNewbie
Re: Remote Monitoring System for my sailboat

Wireless Boat Monitoring - Yacht Watchman (http://yachtwatchman.com)

This does if all and wirelessly.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 10-31-2013
Replies: 4
Views: 347
Posted By NewportNewbie
Re: Gone Wireless!!! Jib Halyard replacement.

No prob at all. Went like butter. Smooth.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 10-31-2013
Replies: 250
Views: 7,723
Posted By NewportNewbie
Re: "Free boat" seaworthiness

It's never that easy. If it were he would have people lined up. He literally can't give it away. If it were worth any amount of money he'd be selling it and someone would buy it. No such thing as a...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 10-31-2013
Replies: 4
Views: 347
Posted By NewportNewbie
Gone Wireless!!! Jib Halyard replacement.

My wire jib halyard was getting pretty frayed so I decided to replace it with New England Ropes VPC line. It was a pretty simple thing. Had the line spliced at the local Westmarine which now has a...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 10-24-2013
Replies: 28
Views: 1,383
Posted By NewportNewbie
Re: Getting new lines. Any standard color?

Oh my....did the explaining....her response...the boat has too many shades of blue on it. The topsides are a medium/electric blue. The canvas is navy. The 125 sail on during the windy season has a...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 10-24-2013
Replies: 28
Views: 1,383
Posted By NewportNewbie
Getting new lines. Any standard color?

Just curious. Lines are available in any color now. Is there any type of color code system? Something like jib sheets should be a certain color and halyards a certain color. Traveller a certain...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 10-20-2013
Replies: 17
Views: 1,083
Posted By NewportNewbie
Re: Remote Monitoring System for my sailboat

This company makes a system...

Boat Security, Boat and Yacht Security from Yacht Sentinel | the ultimate security system (http://www.yacht-sentinel.com/boat-security/)

Looks like exactly what...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 10-20-2013
Replies: 8
Views: 719
Posted By NewportNewbie
Re: Ok, sure, why not? Keel Walking

yes. thats pretty old actually did it as a promotional stunt to advertise the boat a few years back.Still very cool bit of control of a very large boat!
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 10-20-2013
Replies: 2
Views: 322
Posted By NewportNewbie
Asymmetric Spinnaker fitment question

Got an opportunity to get a new asym spinnaker with a sock from a Catalina 30 Tall mast boat. The mast is about 1-2 feet taller than my Santana 30. Also seems to be about a foot longer on the foot...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 10-16-2013
Replies: 5
Views: 496
Posted By NewportNewbie
Re: Yanmar 3YM20 New Raw Water Pump Install Questions

Its just a bit stiff, I dont want to force it the wrong way...lol...Im sure it will turn just fine...Thanks all! Gonna go slap it on!
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 10-16-2013
Replies: 13
Views: 636
Posted By NewportNewbie
Re: HELP: Being relocated to Las Vegas?

SoCal...Its active all along the coast...Newport Beach, San Diego, Dana Point, Catalina, Long Beach, San Pedro, Oceanside, Los Angeles, Santa Barbara, etc...NB and SD seem to be the hubs for racing...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 10-15-2013
Replies: 5
Views: 496
Posted By NewportNewbie
Yanmar 3YM20 New Raw Water Pump Install Questions

I am going to install a new Raw Water pump (which is it Raw water? Sea Water? Just Water? I've heard them all....)in my Yanmar 3YM20 engine. Is there anything that I should do to make things last...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 10-15-2013
Replies: 7
Views: 717
Posted By NewportNewbie
Re: Robert Redford's new movie...

Critics say its the role of his life....The wife doesnt think se wants to see him die in a sailboat....I asked why she thought he was going to die...she said...its called "All is Lost"...lol. I am...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 09-30-2013
Replies: 4
Views: 498
Posted By NewportNewbie
Re: Yanmar 3YM20 sea water pump leak...repair or replace?

Thx. I think I will buy a new one and keep the old as a spare.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 09-30-2013
Replies: 4
Views: 498
Posted By NewportNewbie
Yanmar 3YM20 sea water pump leak...repair or replace?

Got a leaking sea water pump on my yanmar 3YM20. The leak is from the rear f the pump behind the impeller. I have read you can repair them. Is it an easy job? The replacement pump is about $270...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 09-28-2013
Replies: 1
Views: 354
Posted By NewportNewbie
Having problems changing the water pump and...

Having problems changing the water pump and alternator belts. Mainly just getting the alternator belt off. What bolts do I have to loosen?? Here is a pic of where I am now. The lower adjustment bolt...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 08-18-2013
Replies: 108
Views: 4,038
Posted By NewportNewbie
Re: Choosing the Perfect Boat

I'd look at the entry list of the Transpac. Look at some if the boats am see if there are any that can also be used as a cruiser. One that I may throw out there is a Beneteau First 30. I know of one...
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