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Forum: Gear & Maintenance   10-01-2008
Replies: 19
Views: 8,702
Posted By pfbanyas
For the cost invested a scuba tank or two on a...

For the cost invested a scuba tank or two on a boat with a 50 foot hose in my opinion is your best entrance to being 'safely' equiped for any below the waterline boat maintenance. Yes I realize they...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   09-08-2008
Replies: 6
Views: 1,193
Posted By pfbanyas
From personal experience check with IMIS. Also...

From personal experience check with IMIS. Also when on east coast the Hartford has good policies for AARP members.
Pat
Marguerite
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   09-08-2008
Replies: 53
Views: 11,802
Posted By pfbanyas
Magenta isn't always bad

Just a quick comment. I have seen lots of comments about not always sticking on the magenta line which I totaly agree with. I use my draft, speed, charts, navigation aids, and my schedule to decide...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   09-08-2008
Replies: 46
Views: 14,613
Posted By pfbanyas
While working in GTMO, Guantanamo Bay</ST1:p,...

While working in GTMO, Guantanamo Bay</ST1:p, several years ago I had a sailboat down at the Post Office landing which is where visiting sailboats were docked while at GTMO. Visiting normally meant...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   09-08-2008
Replies: 21
Views: 5,107
Posted By pfbanyas
Although big news I am not sure it as big as it...

Although big news I am not sure it as big as it sounds. From all I have heard there is not necessarily an intent to "close the doors" on the products, just where the moneey comes from, so to speak. ...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   09-03-2008
Replies: 16
Views: 1,359
Posted By pfbanyas
Another important thing to remember is that a...

Another important thing to remember is that a sailboat is just a boat with a stick on it and there is no one dictating that you need to do anything with that stick other than maybe use it to suspend...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   09-03-2008
Replies: 16
Views: 1,359
Posted By pfbanyas
I would recommend you contact the local Base MWR...

I would recommend you contact the local Base MWR and see where the closest sailing center is since bases close to the water normally have one. Sign up for and attend a USPS or USCGA Basic boating...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   07-23-2008
Replies: 12
Views: 1,920
Posted By pfbanyas
Thanks for all the info. I had started putting...

Thanks for all the info. I had started putting some stuff together for a new first aid kit and this really helps. I found a First Responder catalog a couple weeks ago which sold FRE bags which you...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   07-23-2008
Replies: 155
Views: 66,103
Posted By pfbanyas
I think it is important to stress that sensible...

I think it is important to stress that sensible is in the eye's of the beholder. We all have different ideas of sensible based on our perception of what makes us comfortable. Don't change your...
Forum: Sailnet.com Polls   07-23-2008
Replies: 200
Views: 24,726
Posted By pfbanyas
Schucker 40

Schucker 40
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   03-05-2007
Replies: 25
Views: 4,819
Posted By pfbanyas
Options with thru hulls

I am not sure what the current proclamations are with regards to best practices but the first thing I do with any new boat is replace/repair thru hulls. I don't care what it is, if it does not have...
Forum: Introduce Yourself   02-26-2007
Replies: 3,429
Views: 921,709
Posted By pfbanyas
Chesapeake Bay and Miami with ICW in between.

Chesapeake Bay and Miami with ICW in between.
Forum: Chesapeake Bay   02-26-2007
Replies: 10
Views: 5,648
Posted By pfbanyas
Maryland excise tax

The important thing to remember in Maryland is that the rule is not just 50% of the time must be outside of Maryland. You must have more time in another SINGLE state than you do in Maryland. So 4...
Forum: Living Aboard   02-26-2007
Replies: 22
Views: 4,619
Posted By pfbanyas
Sorry forgot to add that you must install a pan...

Sorry forgot to add that you must install a pan under it for cleaning the filter and for times when you use too much soap etc. For size though it was the best.
Forum: Living Aboard   02-26-2007
Replies: 22
Views: 4,619
Posted By pfbanyas
Previous splendide owner

In the early 90s I lived abaord a 43 Egg Harbor, powerboat. I built a cabinet and installed a venting splendide washer dryer combo. We used it for 4 years and loved it. I had to replace a switch...
Forum: Living Aboard   02-26-2007
Replies: 10
Views: 7,236
Posted By pfbanyas
Current Norfolok liveaboard and previous Woodbridge

I lived aboard in the DC area for a year or so until last November. The issue in Northern VA is that in Fairfax county they prohibit living aboard a vessel. If you are military or retired military...
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