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Search: Posts Made By: ebs001
Forum: Apps & Authors 04-07-2015
Replies: 3
Views: 923
Posted By ebs001
Re: In expensive Navigation Software

I don't have a problem with paying for the charts and already have some. I am looking for the software program to navigate using them. The software I have seen like Maxsea and Nobletec are insanely...
Forum: Apps & Authors 04-07-2015
Replies: 3
Views: 923
Posted By ebs001
In expensive Navigation Software

I am looking for inexpensive navigation software for a PC. I am looking for one which uses cartography from Navionics, C-Map or similar. My preference is for one which uses C-Map as my chart plotter...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 03-10-2015
Replies: 3
Views: 602
Posted By ebs001
Re: Sail the Big Loop (BY to Gulf Coast) with a Cat

You won't have any problem with length and beam doing the great loop. The Trent Severn can handle boats of your size without a problem; however you will have to check if catamarans can use the marine...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 01-26-2015
Replies: 59
Views: 3,005
Posted By ebs001
Re: RF Main pros and cons

It wasn't that it was too much trouble on his C&C. He just thought the advantages far out weighed any loss in performance.

As I said in the above post this was just my observation.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 01-26-2015
Replies: 59
Views: 3,005
Posted By ebs001
Re: RF Main pros and cons

I was just making an observation and you will note I was talking cruisers. I also see that almost all new boats in the cruising size range which average around 40 ft. have roller furling mains.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 01-25-2015
Replies: 59
Views: 3,005
Posted By ebs001
Re: RF Main pros and cons

The reality for cruising sailboats I see in the Bahamas and the east coast of Florida is that those witthout roller furling rarely use their main. I spoke to a fellow in Vero Beach who said he has...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 01-06-2015
Replies: 23
Views: 1,253
Posted By ebs001
Re: Best tow service/package?

Yes, they have a toll free number or you call them on your VHF radio which is the better option because you get the nearest outlet immediately.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 12-25-2014
Replies: 24
Views: 1,106
Posted By ebs001
Re: Merry Christmas to all

Merry Christmas and may the new year bring you abundant love.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 10-29-2014
Replies: 22
Views: 2,198
Posted By ebs001
Re: Cocaine $16M/£10M seized in Caribbean!

The flag looks more like the British Ensign than the Bermudian flag which has the coat of arms in the fly. The Ensign has nothing.

The assumption has been that the boat was on the high seas. Can a...
Forum: Electrical Systems 10-07-2014
Replies: 27
Views: 1,204
Posted By ebs001
Re: Possible Ground Problem, and Rewiring

The real test is going to be the next time your father is aboard.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 07-13-2014
Replies: 4,980
Views: 417,576
Posted By ebs001
Re: Contest/Game - Identify this picture

E. Las Olas Blvd. bridge, Fort Lauderdale.
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 06-11-2014
Replies: 32
Views: 2,472
Posted By ebs001
Re: Cruising Permit

See response #20. There are many boats along the Canadian/US border owned by Canadians but registered in the US. Your statement is incorrect.

BTW I have a three dollar bill that is perfectly valid...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 06-10-2014
Replies: 32
Views: 2,472
Posted By ebs001
Re: Cruising Permit

Another problem one can run into if you register the boat in Canada and the boat was not made in North America, you will have to pay duty. If you import the boat into Canada you will have to pay duty...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 06-10-2014
Replies: 32
Views: 2,472
Posted By ebs001
Re: Cruising Permit

That may be true it may not but I think you're wrong. The best way is to check with Mexican authorities.
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 06-10-2014
Replies: 32
Views: 2,472
Posted By ebs001
Re: Cruising Permit

You must return your boat to Canada if not you have been illegally getting a renewal permit.

While travelling you must report in to the Coast Guard. This requirement varies by location but in...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 06-10-2014
Replies: 32
Views: 2,472
Posted By ebs001
Re: Cruising Permit

It is not illegal. He will not be able to document the vessel but he can maintain his state registration. If he registers the boat in California they will require him to pay state tax that part is...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 06-10-2014
Replies: 32
Views: 2,472
Posted By ebs001
Re: Cruising Permit

I don't know what you plan to do after you sail to Mexico but if you plan to return to the US and never intend to bring it to Canada keep the US state registration. If you do not plan to return with...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 06-03-2014
Replies: 12
Views: 799
Posted By ebs001
Re: Deck Wash Down Pump won"t prime

I read from the OP that the anti-syphon vavle is after the tee to the washdown pump. The valve does appear to be the problem as he is getting air to the pump and the only place that can be is from...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 06-01-2014
Replies: 2
Views: 531
Posted By ebs001
Re: Advice needed .... !

Sailnet forums is an excellent resource. Go back through this thread, gear & maintenance, boat review & purchases, destination and general discussion threads and read as much as possible.

There is...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 05-29-2014
Replies: 15
Views: 1,060
Posted By ebs001
Re: Dacron or sunbrella cover for roller furling?

I have not heard of UV coated Dacron so before deciding to go that route I would want to know how it stands up relative to Sunbrella which has been the only real option that I have heard of. On that...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 05-29-2014
Replies: 4,980
Views: 417,576
Posted By ebs001
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 05-28-2014
Replies: 4,980
Views: 417,576
Posted By ebs001
Re: Contest/Game - Identify this picture

Keeping with the lighthouse theme.

http://i1340.photobucket.com/albums/o734/ebs0001/DSCF0123_zps3d893b51.jpg (http://s1340.photobucket.com/user/ebs0001/media/DSCF0123_zps3d893b51.jpg.html)
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 05-28-2014
Replies: 4,980
Views: 417,576
Posted By ebs001
Re: Contest/Game - Identify this picture

Pensacola Lighthouse from Santa Rosa Island?
Forum: Diesel 05-25-2014
Replies: 17
Views: 2,455
Posted By ebs001
Re: Universal M-18 Heat Exchanger

The zinc anode should definitely be on the raw water side not the coolant side. I have an m25xp and the zinc on its heat exchanger is exactly where you describe the one on yours.

The brass bolt...
Forum: Chartering 05-24-2014
Replies: 5
Views: 526
Posted By ebs001
Re: Abaco early/mid November?

The earliest I've been to the Abacos is very late November but the weather then was the best you'll see all winter. The cold fronts usually don't start until January. You'll have the area to...
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