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Forum: Announcements and Suggestions Box   2 Days Ago
Replies: 2
Views: 255
Posted By tdw
Windarra44 - Sad loss.

For those who havn't seen the various posts in the SongChain thread it is with great sadness that I have to let you all know that last month, Steve (Windarra44 aka Windy) suffered a massive heart...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   3 Days Ago
Replies: 7
Views: 370
Posted By T37Chef
Re: Another summer report

love the report... someday i will sail those waters, cheers... beautiful family and pictures
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   4 Days Ago
Replies: 7
Views: 370
Posted By Markwesti
Re: Another summer report

Beautiful scenery .
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   4 Days Ago
Replies: 7
Views: 370
Posted By tdw
Re: Another summer report

Oh he is good isn't he ?

Getting a bit long in the tooth though ... yes you Mr Greybeard :laugh

About time we put him out to pasture. :p

Welcome back old man. Always a pleasure to have...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   6 Days Ago
Replies: 7
Views: 370
Posted By AdamLein
Re: Another summer report

Amazing! I miss that landscape, but don't especially miss the light summer winds.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   6 Days Ago
Replies: 7
Views: 370
Posted By rbrasi
Re: Another summer report

Well done, sir. On all accounts.
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   06-07-2015
Replies: 15
Views: 887
Posted By SloopJonB
Re: Can anyone Idntfy my boat

The S-34 was designed by Vladimir Plavsic (of Kanata fame). The first one, Speirhead, was built for the world 3/4 Ton's when they were held in Victoria - '78 IIRC.
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   06-05-2015
Replies: 15
Views: 887
Posted By SloopJonB
Re: Can anyone Idntfy my boat

O/K I found an old book with the details on it - the name was changed to North-West 650. Designed in 1973 by John Brandlmayr which makes it just about his best looking boat ever. :wink

Built by...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   05-26-2015
Replies: 4
Views: 435
Posted By MedSailor
Re: Montague Bakery Boat

I don't know if they're still doing it. I had some lovely cinnamon rolls when I was there about 7 years ago and "think" I remember someone say that they weren't doing it any longer, but I can't be...
Forum: C & C   04-22-2015
Replies: 25
Views: 6,130
Posted By Drumroll30
Re: A C&C 30 mk2 with 6'6" draft?

There were 175 30 Mk II's made, only 3 of them are XL models.

30-2 #90
Forum: Vessels Lost, Missing, or in Danger   04-17-2015
Replies: 11
Views: 1,753
Posted By btrayfors
Re: s/v Seaquel Rescue.

Following is from Sally aboard Seaquel, anchored this morning off Boqueron PR. It explains the emergency and the head injury, as well as the trip to PR afterwards.

Dear Friends,
The short...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   03-14-2015
Replies: 65
Views: 5,131
Posted By Sailormon6
re: Boom Vang and Preventers (renamed)

It isn't a stretch at all. By definition, a boom vang is "a strap or line which exerts downward pressure on the boom near where it joins the mast of a fore-and-aft rigged sailboat." (Wikipedia) The...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   03-02-2015
Replies: 21
Views: 1,439
Posted By SVAuspicious
Re: Propeller 101?

SAE tapers are 1:16 and 1:12 (generally smaller shafts use 1:16 and larger ones above 3" or so are 1:12). Metric tapers are 1:10 and 1:20.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   02-25-2015
Replies: 1,419
Views: 518,399
Posted By Barquito
Re: Low buck projects- Let's see 'em!

Cool. Very nautical. I want to do one of the rooms in our house to look exactly like the cabin of an old Herreshoff boat (it would need a galley and head too, b/c if I actually did this my wife...
Forum: Pacific Northwest & Alaska   01-17-2015
Replies: 5
Views: 574
Posted By jackdale
Re: Vancouver Boat Show

Weather Resources w/ Jack Dale | Official site of the Vancouver International Boat Show | Vancouver, British Columbia...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   01-10-2015
Replies: 30
Views: 2,791
Posted By Melrna
Re: Check-In:S/V Moondance: Melrna

Not an issue. We have added addition locking devices. I love our flex room (garage).

Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   01-07-2015
Replies: 31
Views: 2,633
Posted By Cruisingdad
Hi everyone

Hi everyone,

Hope everyone has been doing well. I have a LOT of PMs which I have not even opened. I have been gone for a while. Sorry... Much of it was doc's orders.

The concussion? Better...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   01-02-2015
Replies: 531
Views: 129,582
Posted By obelisk
Re: Pictures: Those perfect moments

Not a single moment but a collection of them from my trip between NZ and Bali. It's a good length video but worth the watch (and it gets exciting in the second half!)

Happy New Year!

Forum: Gear & Maintenance   12-29-2014
Replies: 16
Views: 1,582
Posted By mr_f
Re: Removing/Cleaning/Replacing DataMarine Transducer

Datamarine is long gone, but the service personnel formed a new company, DMI marine, and will service old datamarine instruments.

I used them to rejuvenate failing datamarine wind, depth, and...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   12-14-2014
Replies: 48
Views: 2,970
Posted By mitiempo
Re: LED upgrade?

The Dr Led bulbs are apparently approved but only for Aqua Signal series 25 and 40 fixtures - anchor, port, and starboard lights.

Dr Led bought Aqua Signal fixtures and had them certified with...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   12-02-2014
Replies: 18
Views: 1,273
Posted By MedSailor
Re: Microscope

I'm assuming you're too much of a purist for this idea, but I saw versions of this at the American Telemedicine Conference in Baltimore this year. It was impressing the dermatologists, so don't...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   12-02-2014
Replies: 79
Views: 5,832
Posted By mitiempo
Re: Solar upgrade and energy questions... Help!

Unfortunately drilling holes would void the warranty.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   11-30-2014
Replies: 79
Views: 5,832
Posted By copacabana
Re: Solar upgrade and energy questions... Help!

Ron, the Engel fridges have a loyal following who rave about their low power consumption and reliability. That's why I ended up buying one and not building a box and installing a cooling unit. They...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   11-22-2014
Replies: 13
Views: 1,061
Posted By djodenda
Re: Your thoughts thru experience?

You know... I agree with Faster a lot... Weird...
Forum: Pacific Seacraft   10-24-2014
Replies: 14
Views: 1,210
Posted By IStream
Re: Guage for aft water tank

Do you have any existing tank senders on the boat (fuel, waste, etc)? If so, it can be pretty simple to multiplex one of your existing gauges to a new sender. Otherwise, I'd second Faster's...
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