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Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   11-17-2002
Replies: 6
Views: 1,706
Posted By wannasail
Coastal and Inland Cruising

Wife and I have same idea in mind only trying to get ready for next season to start our journey.
Had initally decided on new boat, Beneteau 331 but after much consideration and info. from sailors...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   11-16-2002
Replies: 14
Views: 2,318
Posted By wannasail
Best way to use a broker? I''''m 0 for 2.

Doug,
Wife and I when we began looking for our boat had initally opted for a new boat and had been dealing with a broker in Annapolis. When we suggested the possibility of a used boat his interest...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   11-16-2002
Replies: 7
Views: 1,150
Posted By wannasail
Generators

Thanks Dennis & Sailmc.
Your comments are appriciated.
Ray
Dream Catcher
Forum: Living Aboard   11-16-2002
Replies: 9
Views: 3,509
Posted By wannasail
Gensets vs Inverters

Thanks to all who responded. Your info. will be put to good use.
Whoosh
petercra
wgfi
manatee-gene
Thanks again.
Forum: Living Aboard   11-10-2002
Replies: 9
Views: 3,509
Posted By wannasail
Gensets vs Inverters

petercra,

When you cite coupling the inverter with an oversized alternator and running the engine at the same time, what load usage by the inverter is acceptable.

Ray
Forum: Living Aboard   11-10-2002
Replies: 9
Views: 3,509
Posted By wannasail
Gensets vs Inverters

Jack,

Wife and I intend to live aboard and travel the ICW south from MD with intentions of visiting various ports south into the Gulf and eventually into the Caribbean.
We have intentions of...
Forum: Living Aboard   11-07-2002
Replies: 9
Views: 3,509
Posted By wannasail
Gensets vs Inverters

Okay all you live aboards,
Opinions, thoughts and ideas all from experience.
Getting ready to move on board and looking to install one or the other.
Not looking for creature comforts of home but...
Forum: Living Aboard   11-07-2002
Replies: 2
Views: 1,771
Posted By wannasail
Charleston boat stay wanted

Okay live aboards,
Opinions on gensets vs inverters.
Getting ready to move on board.
Am not looking for all the creature comforts but once in a while or in an emergency.

Thanks in advance.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   11-06-2002
Replies: 7
Views: 1,150
Posted By wannasail
Generators

Dennis,
Do have AC with heat exchanger.
Have not used either as yet and really don''t want to unless really, really necessary.
We know nothing on this issue and are in the research stage. Is a...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   11-06-2002
Replies: 2
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Views: 815
Posted By wannasail
irwin

ken,
contact me on my "e" mail address.

38 CC 1984 also.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   11-05-2002
Replies: 7
Views: 1,150
Posted By wannasail
Generators

38'' CC.
Looking for information on generators.
Wife and I will be moving aboard our boat soon and will be sailing the ICW south into the Gulf and Caribbean in the very near future and are...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   10-23-2002
Replies: 12
Views: 4,166
Posted By wannasail
Best surveyor in Annapolis area?

I agree with Jack Horner and his company.
I used him for my survey and they did a great job.
His man was there from 9:30 a.m. until 5:15 p.m. without a lunch break and covered everything.
I...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   10-03-2002
Replies: 4
Views: 1,003
Posted By wannasail
End of season maintenance

What I did was talk with others at my marina and let me tell you I got a wealth of information. This is my first boat and I paid enough for it that I don''t want to mess things up but still want to...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   10-03-2002
Replies: 12
Views: 2,208
Posted By wannasail
windlass

Dennis & waternut,
I just listened while he talked.
Your procedure when hoisting the anchor is right on and what an old timer told me many years ago when I first started chartering back in 93. ...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   09-30-2002
Replies: 12
Views: 2,208
Posted By wannasail
windlass

Thanks Waternut & Windship(Dennis) for the info. on my windlass questions. Along with your information and what I''ve been able to obtain from others at my marina I think I''m narrowing down my...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   09-25-2002
Replies: 12
Views: 2,208
Posted By wannasail
windlass

windship
Boat is an Irwin CC.
There is no anchor locker just an opening to guide the anchor rode into the locaker. Don''t know the depth of the anchor locker but is quite deep.
Will be mounted...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   09-22-2002
Replies: 1
Views: 1,742
Posted By wannasail
Tank Tender

Own a 38'' CC Irwin with two water tanks holding a total of 180 gallons. 90 per tank.
There are no gauges on either tank to tell me how much water is in each tank at any given time. With my sailing...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   09-22-2002
Replies: 12
Views: 2,208
Posted By wannasail
windlass

Nice sailing,
Am begining the process of looking for an electric windlass for my 38'' boat with a dry weight of 20,000 lbs. Intend to install this off season.
Am interested in ideas as to type,...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   09-02-2002
Replies: 2
Views: 758
Posted By wannasail
Replacing lines

Thanks Jeff,
Located the original sheet on what Irwin recommends.
Will be going with that recommendation and the double braided polyester that you suggest.
Thanks again.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   08-30-2002
Replies: 2
Views: 758
Posted By wannasail
Replacing lines

Would like to replace my outhaul & reefing lines.
I have a 38'' Irwin CC with approx. 342 Sq. feet of mainsail. Would like ideas on line size and makeup of line to use.
Have been reading Sailnet,...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   07-15-2002
Replies: 3
Views: 860
Posted By wannasail
sailing capability/quality Irwin38CC

Jim,
Purchased a 38" Irwin CC in Feb this year.
Put in the water in June.
Have been sailing since on weekends and found that the boat handles great under sail and have had no problems with the...
Forum: Learning to Sail   06-24-2002
Replies: 3
Views: 2,138
Posted By wannasail
Chart Reading

Not new to sailing since I have been charting in the Caribbean every year since 93 and now own my own boat.
Am looking to attend a school on chart reading/navigation.
Looking in the area of DE. PA....
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   06-12-2002
Replies: 6
Views: 2,090
Posted By wannasail
Lifeline Netting

Thanks to all who responded.
Did check prices at Sailnet & West Marine.
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   06-10-2002
Replies: 5
Views: 1,064
Posted By wannasail
Starting the process

Was in your position sevral months ago.
Looked at new, went with used. Much more for the dollar.
Broker made the same pitch. Need to make an offer prior to survey & sea trial.
Went to this site...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   06-10-2002
Replies: 6
Views: 2,090
Posted By wannasail
Lifeline Netting

Grandkids are a comin.
Looking for 90 to 100 feet of lifeline netting in good condition with all required hardware.
Trying the used market first before I go new.

Dream Catcher
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