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Forum: Gear & Maintenance   09-20-2012
Replies: 3
Views: 2,425
Posted By bheintz
Re: KVH Quadro II Display

If anyone need the manuals:
KVH Quadro™ Network Integrated Instrument System.pdf (https://docs.google.com/open?id=0B9Fr-CnjJKCednFHMUswOEdEcU0)
User's Guide
Installation Instructions
Quadro™...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   09-14-2012
Replies: 3
Views: 2,425
Posted By bheintz
Re: KVH Quadro II Display

anyone still interested in KVH Quadro stuff?

KVH Quadro™ NMEA 0183 Concentrator Box for Integrated Instrument System...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   04-20-2011
Replies: 13
Views: 3,524
Posted By bheintz
JKC, thanks for the info. Fortunately I was...

JKC, thanks for the info. Fortunately I was able to resist tasting it.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   04-20-2011
Replies: 13
Views: 3,524
Posted By bheintz
On a Beach near Execution Rocks.

A beach near Execution Rocks on Long Island Sound is littered with 1000's of these plastic discs. These started showing up about a month ago. Any ideas what they might be?
...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   09-07-2009
Replies: 4
Views: 1,739
Posted By bheintz
Maxsea is great, the only drawback is that they...

Maxsea is great, the only drawback is that they dropped support for the Mac with os X.

For the Mac I recommend GPSNavX (for raster format BSB and Softcharts) and MacENC (for S-57/S-63 vector...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   09-06-2009
Replies: 2
Views: 1,072
Posted By bheintz
Both Lars Guck and Peter Alarie are masters at...

Both Lars Guck and Peter Alarie are masters at their trade: a bit expensive, but you get what you pay for. You won't be disappointed with the results.
Forum: Learning to Sail   09-03-2009
Replies: 2
Views: 966
Posted By bheintz
At Lake Norman Yacht Club (North Carolina) they...

At Lake Norman Yacht Club (North Carolina) they launch Soverel 33's (5'8" draft) with an add on 48' tounge.

It really depends on how deep the water is around the ramp, AND how long the ramp is...
Forum: Learning to Sail   09-03-2009
Replies: 8
Views: 1,290
Posted By bheintz
Go for it! You'll probably meet like minded...

Go for it! You'll probably meet like minded sailors in Idaho or Portland who would be glad to have you accompany them sailing. A good way to lean how to sail and what you are looking for in a boat.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   09-03-2009
Replies: 25
Views: 1,809
Posted By bheintz
I stand corrected: I missed that part in the OP...

I stand corrected: I missed that part in the OP where he said he wanted to be able to motor for eight hours at five knots. (WL = 24'7")
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   09-03-2009
Replies: 25
Views: 1,809
Posted By bheintz
Currently, batteries are the biggest stumbling...

Currently, batteries are the biggest stumbling block for Electric Cars. According to Johan de Nysschen (Audi NA President) -- the Chevy Volt is a 'Car for Idiots'

True, similar threads on SailNet...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   09-03-2009
Replies: 29
Views: 2,902
Posted By bheintz
http://www.harken.com/images/windward2.gif ...

http://www.harken.com/images/windward2.gif
Harken: Windward Sheeting Travelers (http://www.harken.com/traveler/WindwardSheeting.php)
The Harken Windward Sheeting Car is great for racing and the...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   09-03-2009
Replies: 9
Views: 854
Posted By bheintz
http://www.sanjuansailing.com/charters/vamanos/vam...

http://www.sanjuansailing.com/charters/vamanos/vamanos%20web%20profile.jpg

I presume there is a reason you want to do this, such as to mount a dodger.

Generally, the further aft the...
Forum: Learning to Sail   09-03-2009
Replies: 23
Views: 6,148
Posted By bheintz
Yes, this is a good idea. The idea is something...

Yes, this is a good idea. The idea is something simple attached to strong points on the boom and the deck.

Also see:
Boom Brakes & Preventers - World Cruising and Sailing Forums...
Forum: Sailnet.com Polls   09-02-2009
Replies: 51
Views: 7,481
Posted By bheintz
To a sailor a generator is noisy, to a power...

To a sailor a generator is noisy, to a power boater a generator IS quite.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   09-02-2009
Replies: 5
Views: 1,831
Posted By bheintz
Dale, Many people who keep boats w/...

Dale,

Many people who keep boats w/ outboards in the water over the winter suggest that you keep the outboard in the water over the winter (to keep it from freezing).

On a sailboat I'm not...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   09-02-2009
Replies: 8
Views: 722
Posted By bheintz
Also two Philips Head Screw Drivers (vertically -...

Also two Philips Head Screw Drivers (vertically - one in each hole) and a third horizontally between the two will work in a pinch. If it's been a while since they've been apart a bit of WD40 or...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   08-29-2009
Replies: 34
Views: 6,417
Posted By bheintz
alanr77, I like your plan -- retire in six...

alanr77,

I like your plan -- retire in six years on a 32 foot sailboat, relax and enjoy life. Also your shortlist of boats is thorough, cautious, reasonable, and modest. Seems that you have done...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   08-28-2009
Replies: 8
Views: 1,551
Posted By bheintz
Below the waterline you have to worry about the...

Below the waterline you have to worry about the hull sweating: like a soda can , the cooler hull will condense water on the inside of the hull below the waterline.

BilgeKote is a good product (as...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   08-28-2009
Replies: 12
Views: 5,294
Posted By bheintz
A friend of mine does this professionally for...

A friend of mine does this professionally for truck liners, this is what he had to say:


Good luck, let us know about it.
Forum: Electronics   08-27-2009
Replies: 5
Views: 1,142
Posted By bheintz
OS X (apple) already allows users to share an...

OS X (apple) already allows users to share an internet connection (cable, modem, EVDO, etc.) via another port: FireWire, BlueTooth PAN, or AirPort (Wifi).

We did this once on vacation where one...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   08-25-2009
Replies: 32
Views: 20,951
Posted By bheintz
Please do not pump any oily bilge water over the...

Please do not pump any oily bilge water over the side:

All bilgewater discharges must be in compliance with the regulations in 40 CFR Parts 110 (Discharge of Oil), 116 (Designation of Hazardous...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   08-24-2009
Replies: 3
Views: 582
Posted By bheintz
Hmm, I admit I've never seen this happen with...

Hmm, I admit I've never seen this happen with Barient, Lewmar, or Harken winches. Is the load from the anchor from the same direction as the spinnaker? Typically winches are designed such that they...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   08-23-2009
Replies: 3
Views: 710
Posted By bheintz
According to Chuck Allen, Fusion 15, A Fast...

According to Chuck Allen, Fusion 15, A Fast Dinghy for All Ages (http://www.sailingworld.com/article/SAILBOATS/Fusion-15-A-Fast-Dinghy-for-All-Ages) this is supposed to be the fun part.

It sounds...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   08-22-2009
Replies: 30
Views: 8,448
Posted By bheintz
The Chesapeake gets a lot of cold water runoff...

The Chesapeake gets a lot of cold water runoff from the mountains of WV, PA and NY. The further north you go up the Bay the more brackish the water becomes and also colder. Potentially, it will get...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   08-21-2009
Replies: 13
Views: 1,223
Posted By bheintz
If I were doing the job I'd use Epoxy (System 3,...

If I were doing the job I'd use Epoxy (System 3, West System, MAS, etc.) without any filler. Then Sand and Varnish it.
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