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Search: Posts Made By: seaduced8104
Forum: Racing 02-05-2012
Replies: 18
Views: 7,882
Posted By seaduced8104
Newport 33`

Anything for a newport 33 with a shoal keel. four foot draft.

Thanks Michael
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 06-23-2011
Replies: 7
Views: 1,068
Posted By seaduced8104
Bowline, finish off with half hitch. Takes little...

Bowline, finish off with half hitch. Takes little time to tie, easy to untie and more secure than snap shackle as they rust, freeze up, don't snap etc

Captain Michael
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 06-23-2011
Replies: 15
Views: 1,870
Posted By seaduced8104
Not a lot of wind and does not look that close to...

Not a lot of wind and does not look that close to me either. I'm guessing they spoke. One Whistle did it.

Captain Michael
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 06-23-2011
Replies: 19
Views: 1,531
Posted By seaduced8104
I used to work in the water and fire restoration...

I used to work in the water and fire restoration industry and dealt with many property and casualty adjusters. It appears that the adjuster is just trying to close files which is bad for you. First...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 06-17-2011
Replies: 5
Views: 2,199
Posted By seaduced8104
butyl tape

I like butyl tape for many applications but believe the correct and best way to deal with the fasteners if the core is dry is to drill them out oversized, fill with apoyy like west system etc, then...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 05-12-2011
Replies: 7
Views: 1,354
Posted By seaduced8104
Tks for the technical help. At 12 Kts the volt...

Tks for the technical help. At 12 Kts the volt meter says it is charging at a rate of about 6 amps so i guess 24 hrs @ 6 amps per hour = 144 amp hours.

Whatever it is its more than I'll ever...
Forum: Seamanship & Navigation 05-12-2011
Replies: 42
Poll: do you gybe?
Views: 7,244
Posted By seaduced8104
I like to do an "S" Gybe. Just like the letter S...

I like to do an "S" Gybe. Just like the letter S is what the boat does. Put the helm down and as soon as the boom starts to move you center the tiller-wheel and the bboom stops at center of boat with...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 05-12-2011
Replies: 7
Views: 1,354
Posted By seaduced8104
For maybe 150.00 more you can get an Air-X Air...

For maybe 150.00 more you can get an Air-X Air Marine. I have one and it works great. The unit looks pretty much the same except that the housing looks more beefed up on the Air-X and it is...
Forum: Racing 05-11-2011
Replies: 18
Views: 7,882
Posted By seaduced8104
How about a Newport 33 with a shoal keel and...

How about a Newport 33 with a shoal keel and standard sized rig????

Michael
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 05-05-2011
Replies: 19
Views: 3,795
Posted By seaduced8104
I suspect that with a 1990's boat your adhesion...

I suspect that with a 1990's boat your adhesion problem may be due to incomplete removal of mold release from the gel coat. I would strip the hull in the fall following recommendations for removal of...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 04-29-2011
Replies: 6
Views: 1,567
Posted By seaduced8104
Blisters are one thing boat rash is another....

Blisters are one thing boat rash is another. About 7 years ago I bought a 33 foot boat that supposedly had blisters for about 10K less than the going price which is what the yard told the owner it...
Forum: Seamanship & Navigation 04-04-2011
Replies: 22
Views: 3,315
Posted By seaduced8104
The first thing is to put out a mayday. This may...

The first thing is to put out a mayday. This may be your only chance to get a message out. There is immediate danger to life and/or property so the mayday is appropiate. At this point the mayday...
Forum: Crew Wanted/Available 03-16-2011
Replies: 3
Views: 942
Posted By seaduced8104
Delivery

I have a 33 Newport and have sailed and raced extensively in RI Sound, Buzzards Bay, Narragansett Bay, and the northern part of the LI Sound. I live in RI and frequent Newport often. I have a friend...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 10-15-2010
Replies: 18
Views: 2,609
Posted By seaduced8104
Drying

I used to own a ServiceMaster Fraanchise and we specialized in water damage. To dry the rudder you need to know where and how much water is in the rrudder. You should use a non penetrating moisture...
Forum: Crew Wanted/Available 09-23-2010
Replies: 9
Views: 1,341
Posted By seaduced8104
Cool Boat Move

I may be available to do the first leg of the trip and live in RI. Just need to work out one thing at the job. Let me know if you think this would work and how long do you figure for the first leg of...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 09-08-2010
Replies: 7
Views: 2,216
Posted By seaduced8104
Barrier Coat

I have a Newport 33 that I stripped myself, Barrier Coated, and Painted. The worst part was stripping and sanding the hull. I think I had about 30 hrs into stripping / sanding the hull. The barrier...
Forum: Learning to Sail 08-11-2010
Replies: 5
Views: 673
Posted By seaduced8104
I would think you should be able to hove to but...

I would think you should be able to hove to but it depends on a lot of things as does everything else in sailing. I think your problem is that the winds were very light and it is likely that the...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 08-10-2010
Replies: 2
Views: 1,585
Posted By seaduced8104
Insurance

I find that it is hard to beat Boat US for Insurance. The company that underwrites for them has been in this business a long time and the fact that you will get an actual "Hull" policy should be of...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 06-30-2010
Replies: 32
Views: 2,669
Posted By seaduced8104
I have a friend who lives aboard a boat and have...

I have a friend who lives aboard a boat and have spoken with him many times as i have almost done it a couple of times. The issue as has been stated many times is the expense to hire a professional,...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 06-29-2010
Replies: 15
Views: 3,218
Posted By seaduced8104
I had a 26 Grampian with a 9.9 and it worked...

I had a 26 Grampian with a 9.9 and it worked great. Only time i had a problem was in thunderstorms in 40-50Kt gusts. Boat was going no where so i anchored and after storms ended spent 30-45 minutes...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 06-10-2010
Replies: 44
Views: 2,480
Posted By seaduced8104
charges

Charlie,

Charges are usually per hour per man, If you have 6 people you should get say 100.00/hr for the lead man and 75.00/hr for each additional man. By the way that is protal to portal (or door...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 06-07-2010
Replies: 6
Views: 2,500
Posted By seaduced8104
Newport Parking

I agree that parking in Newport RI is tough to find and expensive. I have stayed many times in Brenton Cove when in Newport and you can leave a car at the Fort Overnight for 50 cents or a dollar per...
Forum: Electrical Systems 06-03-2010
Replies: 3
Views: 791
Posted By seaduced8104
ignition switch, alternator, ????

I have a universal 25XP. With my ignition switch off I will sometimes get a low oil alarm and my fuel pump will operate as if the key is in the on position. I have replaced switch so that is not the...
Forum: Electrical Systems 06-03-2010
Replies: 4
Views: 1,861
Posted By seaduced8104
I have an air x wind generator and I hooked it up...

I have an air x wind generator and I hooked it up to the house batteries so it is always reading the condition of those batteries and charging accordingly. I also have a battery switch and when in...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 06-02-2010
Replies: 37
Views: 19,677
Posted By seaduced8104
n33 owner

I have a 1988 Newport 33 and love the way it handles offshore in New England. Of course off shore to me is really a coastal cruise. I sailed from Block Island to Newport in 10-12 footers on the tail...
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