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Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   05-11-2015
Replies: 14
Views: 1,179
Posted By smackdaddy
Re: Sailboat cost spread sheet

My previous boat was in a partnership. I found a very cool app for planning/tracking use, expenses, checklists, you name it. It's here:

Nautical Monkey - Sharing Made Simple...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   04-30-2015
Replies: 8
Views: 720
Posted By kd3pc
Re: Results of the survey

brand of the strainer....as some are very good quality and well worth a repair kit. Graco, old ones, come to mind.

be sure to shut off the water to that strainer at the thru hull before you take...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   03-27-2015
Replies: 12
Views: 880
Posted By paul323
Re: San Fran to Marina del Rey delivery

Monterey is not bad to enter - it is normally sheltered from most weather, as it is tucked "around the corner" from Point Pinos. Santa Cruz (opposite) is generally okay, but needs good timing when...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   03-27-2015
Replies: 12
Views: 880
Posted By SloopJonB
Re: San Fran to Marina del Rey delivery

This was Morro Bay FWIW.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   03-27-2015
Replies: 12
Views: 880
Posted By capttb
Re: San Fran to Marina del Rey delivery

I've not been in to Monterey but I'll only go in to Morro Bay in fair weather and visibility. It's a long winding sand filled channel in AND they are ALWAYS dredging so you never know where the...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   03-27-2015
Replies: 12
Views: 880
Posted By Scotty C-M
Re: San Fran to Marina del Rey delivery

Great time of year for the trip. Make sure the weather window is good and be sure the boat and crew are up to the trip. Preparation is key!!
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   03-27-2015
Replies: 12
Views: 880
Posted By paul323
Re: San Fran to Marina del Rey delivery

I have not done that trip myself, but want to and have been talking to folks here for a while. From what I understand, this time of year is very good for the trip. In summer the winds can get light...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   03-27-2015
Replies: 12
Views: 880
Posted By gamayun
Re: San Fran to Marina del Rey delivery

Down wind is your friend, but I've done a handful of passages to Half Moon Bay and one to Monterey where I was mostly motoring because drifting was just too painful and would take too long. A...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   03-27-2015
Replies: 12
Views: 880
Posted By aloof
Re: San Fran to Marina del Rey delivery

Monterey is an all-weather port of refuge. Morro bay is not. It is a simple trip in fair NW weather. But not recommended if a low pressure system is approaching. Forecasts are reliable. S of Pt....
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   01-28-2015
Replies: 31
Views: 4,079
Posted By JimMcGee
Re: Huge price drop on Standard Horizon HX851

Rick,
I just checked The GPS Store and they're $25 less than Amazon ! (http://www.thegpsstore.com/Standard-Horizon-HX851-Handheld-VHF-Radio-with-GPS-P2312.aspx) (www.thegpsstore.com...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   08-01-2014
Replies: 25
Views: 1,581
Posted By hellosailor
Re: Wiring a Bilge Pump

"You mean the board should not be free floating in the bilge?"
Correct. Usually, the "board" will be oriented vertically, on the side of the pump and float if possible. So that the bottom of the...
Forum: Electrical Systems   04-15-2014
Replies: 21
Views: 14,472
Posted By Maine Sail
Re: Which Crimp tool to use: Single or Double.

They have a bunch of double crimp dies..

http://www.proskit.com/crimpers/dies/lunar-series-die-set-insulated-terminals-awg-22-10-thin-style?cPath=3_25&
...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   02-16-2014
Replies: 1,112
Views: 285,010
Posted By Faster
Re: Lets get some good sunrise/sunset pictures....

Beautiful shots, Jordan.. wasted on thumbnails. Have you tried joining Photobucket and pasting the img code link option? Your pics will show up properly sized for all to see without needing the...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   07-22-2013
Replies: 38
Views: 3,125
Posted By Jeff_H
Re: What makes a sailboat go to weather well?

I am not precisely certain what the original poster is asking. Normally, when I think of a boat that sails well to windward I think of that boat as having the best VMG (velocity made good) and not...
Forum: Vessels Lost, Missing, or in Danger   07-06-2013
Replies: 195
Views: 20,198
Posted By MarkofSeaLife
Re: 6 Americans, 1 Brit vanish at sea

Lost Yacht Nina An Unsafe 'Lead Mine' - national | Stuff.co.nz (http://www.stuff.co.nz/national/8887997/Lost-yacht-Nina-an-unsafe-lead-mine)


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