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Forum: Gear & Maintenance   04-26-2007
Replies: 35
Views: 3,476
Posted By Narren
The last time we were out on the water his back...

The last time we were out on the water his back fared well, even though just a few days prior it was a problem on dry land. (In fact, we used an outboard to get in and out of harbor which is where...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   04-25-2007
Replies: 35
Views: 3,476
Posted By Narren
As I mentioned, we are trying to do what we can...

As I mentioned, we are trying to do what we can to minimze the vibrations that can be tough on a bad back.

It sounds like an inboard will help by helping to minimize the pitching of the boat. ...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   04-25-2007
Replies: 35
Views: 3,476
Posted By Narren
Thanks for all the feedback. Based on your...

Thanks for all the feedback. Based on your comments my buddy and I have reconsidered going with an outboard. However, we do have two related questions you might be able to help us with.

1) Aside...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   04-23-2007
Replies: 35
Views: 3,476
Posted By Narren
Cam, thanks again for the warning regarding...

Cam, thanks again for the warning regarding outboards. Oddly, Haiti isn't real high up on the list places to visit...

One of the reasons we have been considering outboards is that my buddy has a...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   04-23-2007
Replies: 35
Views: 3,476
Posted By Narren
Ok, I promise I will find a picture as soon as I...

Ok, I promise I will find a picture as soon as I can, Giulietta!
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   04-23-2007
Replies: 35
Views: 3,476
Posted By Narren
Thanks, everyone, for all the feedback! ...

Thanks, everyone, for all the feedback!

Regarding bad fuel being a problem for EFI engines. How common is bad gasoline in the Caribbean? I had the impression that there has been a significant...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   04-22-2007
Replies: 35
Views: 3,476
Posted By Narren
The plan is to sail from south Florida through...

The plan is to sail from south Florida through the Caribbean with an eye to making it to the Windward Islands, maybe Trinidad, and then sell the boat. Though there are a few longer jumps along the...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   04-21-2007
Replies: 35
Views: 3,476
Posted By Narren
We donít have a specific boat in mind yet; right...

We donít have a specific boat in mind yet; right now we are going over the features we need/want and can afford. I can say, however, that we are shooting for something sloop-rigged between 25ft and...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   04-21-2007
Replies: 35
Views: 3,476
Posted By Narren
EFI vs Carbureted Outboards

Hello, I am a new member of the Sailnet community so I will apologize now for any stupid mistakes I make in posting.

A buddy and I are planning to go cruising in the Caribbean this fall and have...
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