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Forum: Chartering   12-28-2009
Replies: 21
Views: 2,914
Posted By Fareast
Flyingwelshman, you hit most of the good ones,...

Flyingwelshman, you hit most of the good ones, just to add a couple to your imressive list


Southern Cross -CSN
Nantucket Sleighride - Mountain
Im your Capt - Grand Funk
Alexa - Billy Joel...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   12-24-2009
Replies: 14
Views: 1,136
Posted By Fareast
Have a safe and happy holiday season. I hope the...

Have a safe and happy holiday season. I hope the coming year is a prospersous one for all....
Forum: Diesel   12-08-2009
Replies: 18
Views: 5,882
Posted By Fareast
I have a Westerbeke 64A, it turns counter...

I have a Westerbeke 64A, it turns counter clockwise to remove. I do have a remote on mine, but it is still counter clockwise...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   11-14-2009
Replies: 13
Views: 1,527
Posted By Fareast
We left CT at the beginning of Nov, arrived in...

We left CT at the beginning of Nov, arrived in Norfolk for Christmas, stayed a month and continued down to Jacksonville. We arrived at the end of March, I know it took forever. We took our time,...
Forum: Seamanship & Navigation   10-28-2009
Replies: 17
Views: 7,041
Posted By Fareast
Bad luck, not an issue with the Manson, IMHO

Bad luck, not an issue with the Manson, IMHO
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   10-08-2009
Replies: 17
Views: 2,645
Posted By Fareast
I think some of it depends on where you are, but...

I think some of it depends on where you are, but I have found people will steal whatever they can get their frigging hands on, especially if they think they can get away with it.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   10-08-2009
Replies: 6
Views: 5,613
Posted By Fareast
Is the plywood exterior? West System has worked...

Is the plywood exterior? West System has worked well for me, soak it well. Your might want to add a little filler to make sure all gaps all filled.
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   10-04-2009
Replies: 21
Views: 2,704
Posted By Fareast
Painkiller, I probably should not have been...

Painkiller,

I probably should not have been so quick to put them down, obviously if they were really a problem no one would go there...The next time we go through there I will try and give them...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   10-03-2009
Replies: 21
Views: 2,704
Posted By Fareast
Alligatorl River was so snoty with us on the...

Alligatorl River was so snoty with us on the phone, we just went right on by and anchored just before you enter the pungo canal. It was great.....
Forum: Announcements and Suggestions Box   10-03-2009
Replies: 24
Views: 1,870
Posted By Fareast
I dont think we will be gone yet, would love to...

I dont think we will be gone yet, would love to attend. Let me know if I can help in any way.... We are in Jax not far from you.
Forum: Provisioning   10-02-2009
Replies: 38
Views: 4,786
Posted By Fareast
We filter all of our water through a 5 micron...

We filter all of our water through a 5 micron filter then an activated charcol filter then UV lights. We also use a britta filter at the galley sink...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   10-02-2009
Replies: 21
Views: 2,704
Posted By Fareast
We left CT in Oct of 08 and we are now in...

We left CT in Oct of 08 and we are now in Jacksonville. We were able to sail down NJ, however, it was very rough and we sailed a little in the Cheasapeake, Albemarle and a little in Pamlico sound. ...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   09-25-2009
Replies: 12
Views: 1,784
Posted By Fareast
That was an odd post....

That was an odd post....
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   09-18-2009
Replies: 17
Views: 3,129
Posted By Fareast
I repowered my 30,000 lb sailboat last year with...

I repowered my 30,000 lb sailboat last year with a Westerbeke 64A, it turns only 2800 RPM, and its performance to date has been excellent.
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   09-17-2009
Replies: 67
Views: 12,484
Posted By Fareast
We came from CT, arrived in April of this year. ...

We came from CT, arrived in April of this year. We liveaboard and love it... However, for the summer months an AC would be advised. We have not found the bugs to be real bad, not nearly as bad as...
Forum: Long Island   08-31-2009
Replies: 13
Views: 2,198
Posted By Fareast
Brewers next to RR bridge up the Mystic River,...

Brewers next to RR bridge up the Mystic River, you can easily walk into Mystic from there, or Esssex up the CT river. Also nice quite anchorage off Bluff Point in Groton, very pretty spot.
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   07-30-2009
Replies: 37
Views: 26,759
Posted By Fareast
We own a Mariner 40, while very simialar in...

We own a Mariner 40, while very simialar in design to the Formosas and CTs, etc, however, there are some differences. Mariners were built in Japan not Taiwan, there were only 95 built in the...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   06-16-2008
Replies: 40
Views: 4,684
Posted By Fareast
We have a checklist (hatches, seacocks, electical...

We have a checklist (hatches, seacocks, electical etc) and use it whenever we leave the boat... We have 1 sink, 1 engine and 1 head seacock, always close...However, I do keep the cockpit drains (2)...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   05-02-2008
Replies: 14
Views: 3,166
Posted By Fareast
Thanks for the information, I will try and...

Thanks for the information, I will try and contact Ryobi and see what they say.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   05-01-2008
Replies: 14
Views: 3,166
Posted By Fareast
Other than Dan, has anyone had any expierence...

Other than Dan, has anyone had any expierence with charging tool batteries, for drills, saws etc?

Mike & Paula
S/V Tivoli
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   05-01-2008
Replies: 14
Views: 3,166
Posted By Fareast
I have a mod sine wave ProWatt inverter and was...

I have a mod sine wave ProWatt inverter and was hoping that I would be able to charge my Ryobi tool batteries.

Mike and Paula
S/V Tivoli
Forum: Sailnet.com Polls   04-28-2008
Replies: 90
Views: 13,218
Posted By Fareast
Are we missing a section?

Are we missing a section?
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   04-18-2008
Replies: 22
Views: 5,018
Posted By Fareast
camaraderie, Roger that, and very valid...

camaraderie,

Roger that, and very valid points, and yes I also read and take much of what Don Casey says as gospel. I will certainly take some detailed pictures of how the install is made and...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   04-18-2008
Replies: 22
Views: 5,018
Posted By Fareast
Camaraderie We had the engine professionally...

Camaraderie

We had the engine professionally installed, it originally came with a 50 amp from Westerbeke, however, we elected to go with the 190 dual output from Westerbeke instead of the 50. So...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   04-16-2008
Replies: 22
Views: 5,018
Posted By Fareast
I have a 40 foot ketch, 27K lbs, 30K lbs when...

I have a 40 foot ketch, 27K lbs, 30K lbs when loaded... I put in a new Westerbeke 64 HP diesel, after a couple of upgrades on a 190 amp alternator and a few other things it was just shy of $13K. I...
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