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Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   12-11-2015
Replies: 31
Views: 2,110
Posted By BarryL
Re: Reasonable offer for a used boat?

Hey,

I can't help with your specific case because I don't have nearly enough information.

I can tell you that for boats, especially boats over 10 years old, NADA is useless. Some examples for...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   11-26-2015
Replies: 16
Views: 1,046
Posted By BarryL
Re: New purchase

Hey,

I think that a Catalina 22 on a trailer is close to 3500lbs. I spent one season trailer sailing a Catalina 22. We towed it with a 2002 Honda Odyssey, which is rated to tow 3500 lbs. My towing...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   11-05-2015
Replies: 23
Views: 1,402
Posted By BarryL
Re: What would you do in a sticky situation?

Hey,

A few years ago my family and I entered a new marina. The place was small, like I barely had enough room to turn my 35' boat around. The entrance to the place was also small and hard to find....
Forum: Electronics   09-18-2015
Replies: 3
Views: 450
Posted By BarryL
Re: To upgrade or not

Hey,

I just did a little digging around. The ST2000 supports NMEA 0183. To get NMEA 0183 with the tacktick gear requires a T122 wireless interface.

See here:
Raymarine Wireless T122 Micronet...
Forum: Introduce Yourself   08-31-2015
Replies: 20
Views: 971
Posted By BarryL
Re: Need help/advice sailing from NYC to Marthas Vineyard

Hey,

From Sheepshead bay I would definitely go up the east river and then through the sound.

If you go in the ocean there are VERY few places too stop. It can be difficult to get into great...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   08-11-2015
Replies: 62
Views: 3,058
Posted By BarryL
Re: Compromises

Hey,

To your list I would add
C&C 121
J 120
Beneteau First 40.7

Those boats will be light on tankage. You could add a watermaker or perhaps extra tanks. Noting that carrying 1000 lbs of...
Forum: Racing   08-02-2015
Replies: 30
Views: 1,971
Posted By BarryL
Re: Around Long Island Regatta 2015 - the long version

Hello,

That light is the one at Orient Point (which means we transited from Gardiners Bay to the Sound via Plum Gut.

We were debating the best way to enter the sound. As we sailed past Montauk...
Forum: Racing   08-01-2015
Replies: 30
Views: 1,971
Posted By BarryL
Re: Around Long Island Regatta 2015

Hi Guys,

I'm back. Short recap, I may do a longer version with pics / video a little later. Right now I'm too tired to write much.

High points: We won our class! We finished 6th overall We...
Forum: Racing   07-29-2015
Replies: 30
Views: 1,971
Posted By BarryL
Around Long Island Regatta 2015

Hi Guys,

I will sailing in the Around Long Island Regatta (ALIR) tomorrow. I did it last year and it was fun so I'm back for more. It's my normal race ride, RJMS, is a nicely prepared 1988 C&C 35....
Forum: Boat Reviews   07-22-2015
Replies: 4
Views: 557
Posted By BarryL
Re: High moisture reading

Hey,

I can't imaging a situation where I would get involved with this vessel. I would move on.

Barry
Forum: Pacific Seacraft   07-16-2015
Replies: 5
Views: 931
Posted By BarryL
Re: Electronics upgrade?

Hey,

If you buy modern gear with NMEA2000 networking, the installation is pretty easy. The hard part is running the cables. If you can get the cables run, the rest is mostly just plugging the gear...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   07-04-2015
Replies: 15
Views: 969
Posted By BarryL
Re: sounder vs fishfinder

Hey,

I don't mean to be rude but I could not disagree more. For just sailing around a basic depth number is fine. For anchoring or sailing in shallow water or a narrow channel, I want a 'fish...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   05-18-2015
Replies: 18
Views: 1,425
Posted By BarryL
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   05-08-2015
Replies: 71
Views: 3,605
Posted By BarryL
Re: Found This Bristol for Sale - Thoughts for New Sailors?

Hey,

By the time you get the bristol to your lake, you'd be better off with any of the other boats. No offense, but it would take a LONG time to sail the boat there, and shipping costs, including...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   05-08-2015
Replies: 71
Views: 3,605
Posted By BarryL
Re: Found This Bristol for Sale - Thoughts for New Sailors?

Hey,

Before you go any further with this boat, get some prices for shipping it to your lake. That might be a deal killer.

The boat does look very nice.

Good luck,
Barry
Forum: Diesel   04-26-2015
Replies: 39
Views: 1,366
Posted By BarryL
Re: Raw water question

Hey,

My o'day 35 (O'day never made a 36) had a similar issue. In the spring (and in the winter when winterizing the engine) the raw water pump (a new Oberdorfer) would not suck water unless I...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   03-27-2015
Replies: 21
Views: 1,459
Posted By BarryL
Re: Are NADA Values accurate ?

Hey,

Short answer: No, NADA is not accurate.

Long answer: It's just about impossible for any guide to be accurate when it comes to buying complicated old things. For example, you can have two...
Forum: Electronics   02-06-2015
Replies: 8
Views: 1,594
Posted By BarryL
Re: B&G Zeus Chartplotter Question

Hello,

My previous boat came with a functional set of older Datamarine instruments. I have learned that Datamarine instruments do not communicate with other devices. Each instrument is separate:...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   01-29-2015
Replies: 31
Views: 5,461
Posted By BarryL
Standard Horizon HX851 quick review

Hey,

I bought the SH radio last year. It works as advertised.

Things I like:
GPS - I use it to display the speed so I don't go too fast in my dink on my way to my boat. The speed limit in the...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   01-23-2015
Replies: 21
Views: 1,973
Posted By BarryL
Re: West Marine BIG sale on line

Where? I usually buy from Defender, who I think has the best prices and shipping. I also buy from Annapolis Performance Sailing (apsltd.com) who also has great prices on rigging. APS is even having a...
Forum: Electronics   01-09-2015
Replies: 7
Views: 711
Posted By BarryL
Re: Repeater Chartplotter Screens

Hey,

Most plotter manufacturers today support wireless apps that run on phones and tablets so that your iPad (or other device) can work like a repeater.

For example, Raymarine, with their A,...
Forum: Diesel   12-18-2014
Replies: 14
Views: 1,020
Posted By BarryL
Re: engine size?....

Hey,

It's really very simple: Sailboats have displacement hulls. Meaning that a sailboat can only go so fast (and not very fast at that). The length of the waterline determines the top speed. My...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   10-14-2014
Replies: 32
Views: 2,023
Posted By BarryL
Re: Buying my first boat please help

Hey,

Welcome to Sailnet. There are many people with a great amount of knowledge and experience. Take advantage of them!

The typical boat buying process goes something like this:
The buyer...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   10-01-2014
Replies: 15
Views: 1,526
Posted By BarryL
Re: Question Regarding Price Ranges and the Value of a Cash Offer

Hey,

If a boat is priced so low (relative to other comparable boats) that it will generate multiple, immediate offers, then a 'cash' offer is attractive because the deal can be done right away....
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   09-09-2014
Replies: 31
Views: 2,696
Posted By BarryL
Re: Sleeping Accommodations --- is there a thread?

Hey,

My Newport 28 had two settees in the main cabin. The port would expand to a double. There was a filler sheet under cushions that had legs on one side and pins on the other to lock it in...
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