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Search: Posts Made By: captainVT
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 11-05-2009
Replies: 23
Views: 2,575
Posted By captainVT
Handheld GPS

Other post on this topic are a bit dated. Looking for feedback on current handheld GPS models and recommendations, including touchscreen if familiar with. Lake sailing for the near term, but don't...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 06-25-2009
Replies: 6
Views: 603
Posted By captainVT
Venting was a concern, but could easily locate...

Venting was a concern, but could easily locate pumpout T near current 5 gallon tank and should have room to vent 2nd tank.

Any issue you think with venting both tanks on 1 line? Wouldn't think so...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 06-25-2009
Replies: 6
Views: 603
Posted By captainVT
Holding tank build-out

Need to increase the size of the current holding tank for the head from 5 gallons to much larger tank size. Current site of 5 gallon holding tank does not allow for larger tank. Currently, holding...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 06-02-2009
Replies: 4
Views: 2,530
Posted By captainVT
Thanks. I have the setup / install pretty much...

Thanks. I have the setup / install pretty much nailed down, but main question is recommended brand and vent options. A blower in the area of 150CFM will suffice for the engine compartment.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 06-02-2009
Replies: 4
Views: 2,530
Posted By captainVT
Engine room / bilge blower refit (Atomic 4)

Current system is passive ventilation system through single cowl vent intake on cabin top. I will be upgrading to active ventilation system, with in-line blower(s). There are several blowers on the...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 05-04-2009
Replies: 3
Views: 453
Posted By captainVT
No noticeable wood rot, boom in great shape and...

No noticeable wood rot, boom in great shape and well cared for with annual varnish. I was able to open up crack with a putty knife, clean crack with no evidence of rot. Original boom from 1969, so...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 05-04-2009
Replies: 3
Views: 453
Posted By captainVT
Exclamation Wood boom repair

Small crack in the bolt rope track near the clew. Pressure from grommet must have been the culprit.

Thinking of installing a piece of 1/8" x 1" stainless steel or galvanized metal on each side...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 03-30-2009
Replies: 23
Views: 9,910
Posted By captainVT
The survey came in very clean, boat is mine most...

The survey came in very clean, boat is mine most likely, pending replacement of fuel tank. Any deck plans would be helpful. Interested in any electrical upgrades that have been done.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 03-30-2009
Replies: 0
Views: 406
Posted By captainVT
Lightening Protection System (wooden mast)

I have researched the topic, including this informative study (SGEB-17/SG071: Lightning & Sailboats (http://edis.ifas.ufl.edu/SG071)).

Background: 1969 Contest 30, wooden mast, fully encapsulated...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 03-25-2009
Replies: 2
Views: 1,085
Posted By captainVT
1:1 ratio on ah's to thrust. So I assume 30ah,...

1:1 ratio on ah's to thrust. So I assume 30ah, lets say conservatively 15min day, max, unless cruising around anchorage, so 7+/- daily usage. So, yes 5-10 trickle charge panel should suffice once...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 03-25-2009
Replies: 2
Views: 1,085
Posted By captainVT
Solar panel sizing

Will be using Minn Kota Endura 30 electric motor on dingy. What size solar panel would be sufficient to charge 12V Interstate Marine 24M. Would a low cost trickle charge been sufficient? ...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 03-21-2009
Replies: 23
Views: 9,910
Posted By captainVT
Thanks, this has all been very helpful. ...

Thanks, this has all been very helpful.

midnightsailor - if I go through with purchase, I will be in touch re: deckplans and insight on refit. It is essentially bare bones w/limited electrical...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 03-21-2009
Replies: 23
Views: 9,910
Posted By captainVT
The posts have confirmed general quality that...

The posts have confirmed general quality that available, but limited, research as suggested. This particular boat still retains its original wooden mast, however, it is in excellent condition with...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 03-20-2009
Replies: 23
Views: 9,910
Posted By captainVT
Contest 30 info (by Conyplex)

Looking for info on / review of 1969 Contest 30 (by Conyplex) or contact with owners.
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