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Forum: Chesapeake / Central US east coast   05-07-2015
Replies: 187
Views: 8,324
Posted By Familycruisers
Re: Cambridge MD Sailnet Rendezvous July 25-26

Count Never Land in. We shall be down
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   01-12-2014
Replies: 12
Views: 691
Posted By Familycruisers
Re: Name your adventure

Two years ago I had a dream to outfit a boat and take my family cruising. We are currently in Islamoralda Florida in the keys after sailing it down the coast from Maryland and have been living aboard...
Forum: Westerly   12-17-2013
Replies: 4
Views: 1,975
Posted By Familycruisers
Re: Where have you cruised your Westerly

Headed to the Keys soon.
Forum: Westerly   12-17-2013
Replies: 4
Views: 1,975
Posted By Familycruisers
Re: Where have you cruised your Westerly

Update: MD to North Miami as of tonight...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   12-01-2013
Replies: 36
Views: 4,531
Posted By Familycruisers
Re: Single-handers?

Maybe a great arguement for using moorings. Some moorings even come with a tender service during hours. Might increase someones ability to get out in piling free waters.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   11-30-2013
Replies: 10
Views: 859
Posted By Familycruisers
Re: Best time to buy a New Autopilot?

Before the old one breaks? I love Izzy, our auto pilot!
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   11-29-2013
Replies: 36
Views: 4,531
Posted By Familycruisers
Re: Single-handers?

Auto pilot, self tailers, and roller furling is what makes my boat easy to single hand.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   09-01-2013
Replies: 10
Views: 780
Posted By Familycruisers
Re: Getting started again

So far as the diesel, you'll need to know how to bleed the fuel, change the oil and filters, fuel filters, which will be covered in the owners manual. The lack of a distributor use to throw me on...
Forum: Westerly   08-28-2013
Replies: 36
Views: 11,085
Posted By Familycruisers
Re: Westerly section??

What did they try to give you, if you don't mind me asking?

I've had two power boats rafted already try dragging into me, with "fifty foot of chain out" , that was subsequently pulled up in like...
Forum: Apps & Authors   08-28-2013
Replies: 56
Views: 3,865
Posted By Familycruisers
Re: Cool new android app

Stupidville, isn't that down the road from Doucheville? Social networking isn't a bad thing imo. Sure as hell has some knickers cinched up tight. We keep in touch with quite few other cruising...
Forum: Apps & Authors   08-28-2013
Replies: 56
Views: 3,865
Posted By Familycruisers
Re: Cool new android app

Rushed release? On the FREE app. Beta testing? Okie doke, whatever floats your boat. Complaining about a free app that can just as easily be uninstalled is crazy. The android platform is open source,...
Forum: Westerly   08-28-2013
Replies: 36
Views: 11,085
Posted By Familycruisers
Re: Westerly section??

I saw your poor boat and the associated damage on sailboatlisting.com. Wth did that damn power boat do! Looked bad. Were you onboard?
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   08-23-2013
Replies: 13
Views: 3,477
Posted By Familycruisers
Re: S2 9.2C Thoughts

There was one loose roming the anchorage this evening. Could of claimed salvage...lol
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   08-23-2013
Replies: 37
Views: 2,963
Posted By Familycruisers
Re: what kind of headwind should a sailboat be able to motor through?

Yup, thirty knots and my main is reefed, and some headsail. Way more horsepower that way.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   08-23-2013
Replies: 27
Views: 1,660
Posted By Familycruisers
Re: Why not cheap refrig components?

Amazon, 63 qt chest freezer/frig. Ac/dc and uses about 4 amps.Three year warranty and they ship pretty much everywwhere.paid around 500.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   08-19-2013
Replies: 55
Views: 3,551
Posted By Familycruisers
Re: Go bigger or go now?

Seraffyn was a 25 footer that saw more open ocean than any other boat that I know. When hove to, she'd disturb the breakers as well as the other "ocean going" vessels. I think it's about the...
Forum: Westerly   08-03-2013
Replies: 36
Views: 11,085
Posted By Familycruisers
Re: Westerly section??

No diesel in that boat, but the price was right.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   07-01-2013
Replies: 18
Views: 4,710
Posted By Familycruisers
Re: Westerbeke/Universal Diesel Problems

Actually, forgot you said you had a vacuum gauge. Well now, the plot thickens. Got to be fuel delivery though, nothing else else fits the symptoms. Good luck with her.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   07-01-2013
Replies: 18
Views: 4,710
Posted By Familycruisers
Re: Westerbeke/Universal Diesel Problems

From your description definitely fuel flow. Think Denise might have a winner.
Forum: Westerly   06-28-2013
Replies: 4
Views: 1,975
Posted By Familycruisers
Where have you cruised your Westerly

I got a phone call a couple of days ago from a fella that was looking for a Centaur. He had sailed his from the east coast USA to Australia as was looking for another.
Was really cool hearing from...
Forum: Westerly   06-28-2013
Replies: 36
Views: 11,085
Posted By Familycruisers
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   06-28-2013
Replies: 84
Views: 5,342
Posted By Familycruisers
Re: Am I an 'operator' at anchor?

Thats because the supreme court ruled they are no longer obligated to protect or serve.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   06-21-2013
Replies: 25
Views: 2,370
Posted By Familycruisers
Re: My $4,500 US B-2 Visa Saga - a cautionary tale

DHS, TSA, IRS, CIA. Hell, if it's got a three letter acronym, it's got to go! Join the Revolution, ain't that the truth!. Oathkeeper.
Forum: Westerly   06-19-2013
Replies: 36
Views: 11,085
Posted By Familycruisers
Re: Westerly section??

Sure! Maybe the advent of our section would induce more members by it's existence. So I'm still down!
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   05-28-2013
Replies: 22
Views: 2,231
Posted By Familycruisers
Re: Scary Low water on the Great Lakes

So, on a positive note, sea levels are rising. More anchorages there...
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