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Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   07-23-2012
Replies: 8
Views: 955
Posted By OldSteveH
Re: NMEA - Not More Electronics Agony!

An update for anyone interested. I installed a Seatalk ng backbone and connected the older instruments (which were already connected together via Seatalk) with a Seatalk ng converter cable. The E7 is...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   07-09-2012
Replies: 8
Views: 955
Posted By OldSteveH
Re: NMEA - Not More Electronics Agony!

Thanks for replies.
I don't have time to mess with it. I went into the dealer today and ordered cable adapter to connect existing ST to new STNG backbone.

Hopefully that will do it. I don't...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   07-08-2012
Replies: 8
Views: 955
Posted By OldSteveH
NMEA - Not More Electronics Agony!

I just bought a Raymarine e7 and am trying to get it talking to my 5 year old instrumentation - all Raymarine - wind, depth, speed, autohelm, ST60 multi displays. NMEA 0183 seems to be my choice for...
Forum: Learning to Sail   07-08-2012
Replies: 18
Views: 3,731
Posted By OldSteveH
Re: Can I Take It Into The Ocean?

Jimmy D there is a lot more to whether a boat is suitable for coastal sailing than just the engine. Your 8hp inboard is likely suitable for the boat, so the real question becomes - is the boat...
Forum: Introduce Yourself   03-07-2010
Replies: 17
Views: 833
Posted By OldSteveH
Importing a Boat...

Importing a Boat (http://www.boatdealers.ca/magazine/Importing_Boat.aspx)

Pat's Boating in Canada: Importing a Boat from the U.S.A. (http://boating.ncf.ca/buy-usa.html)
Forum: Introduce Yourself   03-07-2010
Replies: 17
Views: 833
Posted By OldSteveH
Another great resource is Canadian Power and Sail...

Another great resource is Canadian Power and Sail Squadron. Too late for this years courses, but for next fall they offer classroom courses on basic boating, seamanship sail and power, navigation,...
Forum: Introduce Yourself   03-07-2010
Replies: 17
Views: 833
Posted By OldSteveH
I would be surprised if you had to pay anyone to...

I would be surprised if you had to pay anyone to learn how to sail. Nothing wrong with paid lessons of course, but if you go down to your local marina it should not be difficult to find someone who...
Forum: SailNet FAQ   03-07-2010
Replies: 30
Views: 11,823
Posted By OldSteveH
If you're looking at older C&Cs you should browse...

If you're looking at older C&Cs you should browse through C&C Yachts - C&C Photo Album & Resource Center (http://www.cncphotoalbum.com)
(its not a photo album)
This website is a treasure trove of...
Forum: Introduce Yourself   03-07-2010
Replies: 17
Views: 833
Posted By OldSteveH
Hi, I'm not looking for a boat though I am indeed...

Hi, I'm not looking for a boat though I am indeed a frozen Canuck. Its the fellow with the two girls, who is.

I should post a proper introduction, just bought a boat, but did not want to get ahead...
Forum: Introduce Yourself   03-06-2010
Replies: 17
Views: 833
Posted By OldSteveH
Georgian Bay boat under 25 ft

Hi, in the older boats the C&C 25s are very seaworthy vessels. The 24 as well but a bit more tender.

Get a survey, good luck!

OldsteveH
Forum: C & C   02-23-2010
Replies: 19
Views: 10,447
Posted By OldSteveH
Congrats on your purchase Lewis. I am planning on...

Congrats on your purchase Lewis. I am planning on buying a 34 as well. I am looking forward to exploring this 'tenderness' reputation. It sounds like if its sailed properly it will move in both light...
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