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Forum: Chesapeake / Central US east coast   2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 18
Views: 877
Posted By AirborneSF
Re: Sharks in the Chesapeake Bay

And everyone thinks all those sharks teeth washed up the bay??????
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 22
Views: 1,267
Posted By AirborneSF
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   04-20-2015
Replies: 2
Views: 276
Posted By AirborneSF
Smile Re: arrrg! gotta rebed fixed overlay plexi

Welcome to my 'world'. LOL.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   04-05-2015
Replies: 34
Views: 2,753
Posted By AirborneSF
Re: Tanker goes out of control on Delaware River

Can't wait till they put the 'cruise' ships in the Patuxent river, could be real fun!:(
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   03-25-2015
Replies: 43
Views: 2,638
Posted By AirborneSF
Question Re: Yanmar 3GM 30 Cooling Water Mystery

I have a friend who use to use 'Liquid Plummer' in his eng. let it set overnight, flush, got rid of block scale. He did have good water flow. Have NOT tried it myself yet. 02
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   03-15-2015
Replies: 20
Views: 2,070
Posted By AirborneSF
Re: Living aboard in the Florida Keys...

Hi Gary, have a question, did you ever know a guy by the name of Dave Chandler ? He lived in the Keys and around Md/ D.C. played music all over. I think his nickname was 'sticks'?
Forum: Chesapeake Bay   02-28-2015
Replies: 36
Views: 2,692
Posted By AirborneSF
Re: Marinas with slip price reduction...?

My buddy keeps his boat at 'White Rocks', I think around $1500.00 a year. It's a 27ft C&C. Guess I'm lucky(?) NRC is keeping their prices the same.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   10-05-2014
Replies: 51
Views: 2,993
Posted By AirborneSF
Re: My crappy sail today

I feel your pain, same thing happened to me about a month ago, went out into pax river, tried to head up to deploy the main and I couldn't. We keep going in circles, turn to port and the wind would...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   09-28-2014
Replies: 13
Views: 1,768
Posted By AirborneSF
Re: HELP! Mystery leak is flooding my boat!

My guess is the 'hand rails'. Mine leaked, put a 'boom tent' up till I can reseal. Throw a tarp over the boom and just start wetting down one place at a time. My, 02. Dave.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   08-02-2014
Replies: 12
Views: 822
Posted By AirborneSF
Wink Re: Asymmetrical Color

Lt. Blue? Ha, my friend has one that is 'Pink' (faded I'd guess), which he "WILL NOT FLY"!
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   07-28-2014
Replies: 10
Views: 820
Posted By AirborneSF
Question Re: Cabin heater?

If I understand him correctly, the eng has an 180deg thermoset like a car, so the eng. would be heated to that deg? I'm guessing he's partly right, as the water in the heater, should be as hot as the...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   07-27-2014
Replies: 10
Views: 820
Posted By AirborneSF
Cabin heater?

Got to talking to a guy the other night, about putting a heater in line with the exhaust water before it gets expelled into the exhaust. Just how much heat will it give??????? Thanks.
Forum: C & C   07-23-2014
Replies: 3
Views: 654
Posted By AirborneSF
Re: Mast track

Thank you all, I'll tell him it's normal, not what he wants to hear I'm sure.
Forum: C & C   07-22-2014
Replies: 3
Views: 654
Posted By AirborneSF
Question Mast track

Have a friend with a 27ft mk1, who is having a problem with his sail 'slugs' coming out of the track when he drops the main. Is this 'normal' on a mk1, for the slug opening to be more that a couple...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   07-20-2014
Replies: 49
Views: 2,512
Posted By AirborneSF
Smile Re: smoke filling up the cabin

Denise 030, it's a male thing, have to see what she'll do thing, ha, ha. Nothing like a 4knot hull speed, being 'passed' by a 10knot hull speed, just can't let it go. LOL.
Forum: Diesel   07-20-2014
Replies: 11
Views: 765
Posted By AirborneSF
Re: no water output at exhaust

Hi to all, got into the "no water", thing, a friend came down and we started "flushing/ back flushing", ended up pulling the exhaust off, all stopped up, and cleaning it out. Working great now, but a...
Forum: Diesel   06-17-2014
Replies: 11
Views: 765
Posted By AirborneSF
Re: no water output at exhaust

Thanks all, I am going to try them all, something has to work.
Forum: Diesel   06-17-2014
Replies: 11
Views: 765
Posted By AirborneSF
no water output at exhaust

I don't have any water coming out my exhaust all of a sudden? It is 'raw' water cooled sb8 Yanmar Diesel. I took the hose loose at the ball valve and water poured in. Cleaned the strainer, checked...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   06-17-2014
Replies: 47
Views: 4,450
Posted By AirborneSF
Re: What's the *second* best way to keep spiders off your boat?

Then come the dirt daubers, which eat the spiders, and build their nest in ANYTHING on the boat.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   05-27-2014
Replies: 15
Views: 1,066
Posted By AirborneSF
Unhappy Deck stains

What do you use to remove stains on your deck from mold/algae? We tried boat soap/deck cleaner, scrubbed with a hard brush, but it just doesn't want to come clean. It is on a 'non skid' deck. Should...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   05-22-2014
Replies: 53
Views: 6,543
Posted By AirborneSF
Re: Incredible hull cleaner, dirt cheap and fast.

Are you in the water, or on the hard? Sounds like the way to go, but what about the wash down? Thanks.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   03-10-2014
Replies: 83
Views: 7,368
Posted By AirborneSF
Re: Any ideas on this Hooka type dive compressor system?

Whatever happened to that post about using an 120vdc 'oil less' pancake compressor? Would that work for you here? Check the 'Gear & Maint' section? My 02.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   03-04-2014
Replies: 59
Views: 3,430
Posted By AirborneSF
Re: Just bought our first sailboat

Books are good, but if you are like me I do better with 'hands on', than with the book. Only boat I had ever sailed was a 'Sunfish', some 40 years BEFORE I got my boat, had a friend take me out,...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   02-16-2014
Replies: 31
Views: 1,693
Posted By AirborneSF
Angry Re: Chesapeake Bay Draft Watershed Agreement

Really, 9,999 gals? I'm not suppose to pee over the side? That seems to be the way things go, kinda like push the little guys around, they don't have enough monies. Sorry, JMHO!
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   02-07-2014
Replies: 12
Views: 1,366
Posted By AirborneSF
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