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Search: Posts Made By: miatapaul
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 5 Days Ago
Replies: 20
Views: 1,009
Posted By miatapaul
Re: Marina personnel attached battery wrong

I agree with Caleb. Sounds like they are trying to make it right. It would not hurt to have someone look things over but if they announced their mistake they will likely get it all fixed.

Sent...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 1 Week Ago
Replies: 130
Views: 4,942
Posted By miatapaul
Re: Good Small Boat for Older, Fatter Woman to learn on

One other advantage of renting, is that it can give you the opportunity try out lots of different boats.
Forum: Introduce Yourself 1 Week Ago
Replies: 2
Views: 287
Posted By miatapaul
Re: Heyo! I'm new.. but I'm looking to see if someone can help me..

Well lanyards are actually a fun craft to work on. Not only are they fun to make they are practical. This seems to appeal to a practical manly kind of guy who might want want to be macrame things...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 130
Views: 4,942
Posted By miatapaul
Re: Good Small Boat for Older, Fatter Woman to learn on

Is their any place that rents small sailboats to tourists? You could rent a lot for $1500 and perhaps make a deal with the rental place to get a good price for the whole summer when available. Then...
Forum: US Northeast 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 45
Views: 1,302
Posted By miatapaul
Re: NY/CT/LIS Boatyard & Marina help?

Did not even think about your size limitations. Whites could put the boat in the water, but I don't think they have had a slip available in years, at least one that can handle a sailboat. I may think...
Forum: US Northeast 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 45
Views: 1,302
Posted By miatapaul
Re: NY/CT/LIS Boatyard & Marina help?

Well one thing to keep in mind, where you put it in now, is not where you have to keep it in the future. So you can try one place and if it is not convenient or does not make you happy then find...
Forum: Electronics 03-20-2015
Replies: 5
Views: 364
Posted By miatapaul
Re: Harbor 25 - where to mount a chartplotter

Well welcome to the forums. That is a pretty day sailor there! Looks like you have two options either bulkhead, or a swing out companionway mount. Either will give a good view, the swing arm of...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 03-20-2015
Replies: 17
Views: 1,126
Posted By miatapaul
Re: Make Cushions Without Sewing

I think there was an article last summer or so in Good old boat. The guy used contact cement. He stretchered the fabric around the foam and glued it to the back after the cement on both surfaces....
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 03-20-2015
Replies: 5
Views: 675
Posted By miatapaul
Re: Beautiful Alberg on the cover of GOB is

Well eBay claims that it is easy to get your money back, but it seems that neither buyers nor sellers are happy with the process. So for me, it would have to be "cheap enough" to not be bothered by a...
Forum: Seamanship & Navigation 03-19-2015
Replies: 41
Views: 2,251
Posted By miatapaul
Re: what to check for before boat delivery?

Not much of my list is out of the ordinary for spring commissioning, the only real difference is that it all has to be done at once by a deadline. You might not worry that much about lifelines, and...
Forum: Seamanship & Navigation 03-18-2015
Replies: 41
Views: 2,251
Posted By miatapaul
Re: what to check for before boat delivery?

Well you want to make sure everything is top shape. Did you have a survey done before purchase? If so then they likely gave you a list of things, normally listed as safety, urgent, and optional type...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 03-03-2015
Replies: 8
Views: 546
Posted By miatapaul
Re: Luger Voyager 30

The think with Luger boats is that they were all kits, this means they were sold in varying degrees of disassemble for finishing by the owner. Given that they can have significant variation in layout...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 03-02-2015
Replies: 43
Views: 2,299
Posted By miatapaul
Re: Let's see your electronics! (for science)

The biggest issue with AGM, gel, and lithium is the charging systems must be exactly set up to strict standards or battery life will be very very short. The system will likely cost more than both...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 02-28-2015
Replies: 43
Views: 2,299
Posted By miatapaul
Re: Let's see your electronics! (for science)

Well my basic advice on a Ranger 29 would be similar but add a good hard wired vhf and perhaps an autopilot. I still would not do a ham or radar. Might add a small dedicated chart plotter with AIS...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 02-23-2015
Replies: 43
Views: 2,299
Posted By miatapaul
Re: Let's see your electronics! (for science)

OK I had a long helpful thread done, but lost it.

Basically if this boat is going to work, you are going to have to think minimalist. Living on a 30 to 35 foot boat is like living in a small...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 02-23-2015
Replies: 43
Views: 2,299
Posted By miatapaul
Re: Let's see your electronics! (for science)

Assuming you are talking about a Ranger 23, I would rewire the basics, to ABYC standards, but no more. I would not overload the electrical system, an electric air fryer is likely going to pull too...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 02-20-2015
Replies: 28
Views: 1,922
Posted By miatapaul
Re: Best of these Florida cities for sailing

Well that is about 36 degrees warmer than it was in my driveway this morning! Does not sound like a bad winter low to me!
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 02-20-2015
Replies: 15
Views: 804
Posted By miatapaul
Re: Wood selection

I have only ever heard of cherry being used on interiors. Very popular now that teak prices have gone through the roof, and actually one of favorite choices left natural. Oak has been used for boats...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 02-19-2015
Replies: 14
Views: 645
Posted By miatapaul
Re: fasteners in inaccessible hollow structure

Well figure that they say to use at least 6000 # test webbing, so it should be a strong fitting with a backing plate. I think you would end up with leaking if there is not sufficient backing plate...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 02-19-2015
Replies: 10
Views: 954
Posted By miatapaul
Re: Jeanneau SO 379 vs. Bavaria Cruiser 37

One other thing to keep in mind is that Jeanneau/Beneteau seems to be expanding in the US, and Bavaria seems to have shut down at least a few dealerships. (including the one near me) So getting...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 02-17-2015
Replies: 12
Views: 860
Posted By miatapaul
Re: Travel plan in Mediterranean Sea

Keep in mind this is going to be for a 24 hours, not a sun up to sun down. So you will need to have competent watch keepers. If you are doing this with non sailors and want to keep it to daylight...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 02-13-2015
Replies: 57
Views: 3,965
Posted By miatapaul
Re: Dinghy theft protection

The one mooring field that is "public" by me there seems to be two things that people do. They adhere to the "ugliest dingy" but the problem is there seems to be a competition going on. One worse...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 02-10-2015
Replies: 2
Views: 688
Posted By miatapaul
Ted Irwin died

I know a lot of people here block the news reader, so I figured I woudl start a new thread about it. Ted Irwin died from his struggle with cancer at the age of 74.


Yacht and sailboat builder...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 02-07-2015
Replies: 26
Views: 1,823
Posted By miatapaul
Re: Port suggestions? Where would you keep a boat; anywhere in the world?

You have an "extra" 30 foot? If it were me, I would just sell the second and put the money into the other. Unless you had someplace you could access easily, say a couple of hour drive that had...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 01-27-2015
Replies: 22
Views: 1,288
Posted By miatapaul
Re: Soft hanks with roller furler

I think he is talking about "hanking on" a sail over the foil with the soft shackles kind of the same way hanks woudl work over the forstay. It would not roll in, but he could perhaps use a...
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