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Forum: Sailboat Design and Construction   09-09-2009
Replies: 296
Views: 62,300
Posted By JHJensen
Question What was done during the refit?

What year is this vessel and what was done during the refit? Any hull/keel interface work or repairs?

John

Some photographs would be nice too.
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   07-07-2009
Replies: 16
Views: 1,519
Posted By JHJensen
Question What makes no sense?

Gafred99,
I am a bit confused. What makes no sense? Are you refering to Sailingdog's post about consent to search? As far as I know consent to search by the USCG on the water is different than dirt...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   07-07-2009
Replies: 16
Views: 1,519
Posted By JHJensen
Presidential Proclamation No. 5928

Here is the link and text: http://www.nauticalcharts.noaa.gov/hsd/docs/CSE_library_shalowitz_App_g.pdf
Appendix G
Presidential Proclamation No. 5928
December 27, 1988, 54 F.R. 777
Territorial Sea...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   07-06-2009
Replies: 16
Views: 1,519
Posted By JHJensen
David, I like your term "arc up". To answer...

David,
I like your term "arc up". To answer your question Yes I would. Sounds like your agencies need to be talking to each other. Left hand maybe should know what the right hand has already done.
...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   07-05-2009
Replies: 16
Views: 1,519
Posted By JHJensen
Boardings by USCG and others

St. Anna,
I can understand down in Oz where a boarding could be intrusive. We have had the same problems here in the US since 911. My experience with the USCG has been great. Local police are...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   07-05-2009
Replies: 16
Views: 1,519
Posted By JHJensen
Exclamation USCG Right to Board at anytime, anywhere.

Denby and Dodger, I think the following will explain some.

One of the interesting parts of all of this is the penalies. The vessel itself can be held "liable in rem" for the offense in addtion to...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   06-16-2009
Replies: 6
Views: 644
Posted By JHJensen
Thumbs up Great Tip!

Rick,

That is good to know! Cheaper and safer!:) Mary Kate can be overkill in some situations.

John
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   06-16-2009
Replies: 6
Views: 644
Posted By JHJensen
Removing rust stains

Marykate "On & Off" will also work.

John
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   04-21-2009
Replies: 12
Views: 3,144
Posted By JHJensen
Thumbs down Using grease with the flax......

Badsanta,

Introducing another lubricant into the flax is not needed as the wax in the flax acts as a lubricant and adding another element to the mix which may not be compatable with the elements...
Forum: Living Aboard   04-20-2009
Replies: 18
Views: 3,420
Posted By JHJensen
Exclamation MA is a nuke free zone I thought...

SD-

Are you "allowed" to possess nukes in MA? I never would have guessed you have a bunker.:cool:


JHJ
Forum: Crew Wanted/Available   04-20-2009
Replies: 14
Views: 2,980
Posted By JHJensen
Unhappy Awww Dog now you went and ruined my fun.....

SD
I agree with you but I was kind of curious...seems like those crew wanted ads we see all the time...besides you are so much better in the comment area..I knew you would be along with right amount...
Forum: Living Aboard   04-20-2009
Replies: 18
Views: 3,420
Posted By JHJensen
Talking Git a free ride to Gitmo.....

" Your live-on home is afforded the same legal status as a land-based home. This also protects you from illeagle search and seizure. "
What planet did oyu come from, and where can I book a return...
Forum: Crew Wanted/Available   04-20-2009
Replies: 14
Views: 2,980
Posted By JHJensen
Wink What type, size and age of your vessel....not you!

Cat,

I meant how old is the boat, what type and size....not you! :rolleyes:

My point is you might get more interest if you told a bit about your vessel and your own backgound and experience in...
Forum: Crew Wanted/Available   04-20-2009
Replies: 14
Views: 2,980
Posted By JHJensen
Question What is it that is needed here?

Catrigged,

Hmmm what kind of boat, how old, how big, what needs to be done? Do you have expertise so someone will learn something while donating their time, supplies and tool use to your...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   04-14-2009
Replies: 3
Views: 543
Posted By JHJensen
Thumbs up Nice Job... more details and photographs...please!

Your job looks great..... could you put in some more details as US27 asks and also some close ups photographs of the details...

Again, looks like a really nice job!:cool:

John
Forum: Sabre   04-14-2009
Replies: 1
Views: 1,457
Posted By JHJensen
Thumbs up Anchor locker repair

Looks like you did a really nice job! :)

John
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   02-26-2009
Replies: 34
Views: 6,994
Posted By JHJensen
Thumbs up Very cool... that is a driveline!

Boatpoker,

Very cool! Love the stuff you post.

John
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   02-26-2009
Replies: 9
Views: 2,152
Posted By JHJensen
Exclamation Need more info

Treck,

What kind of engine? How old? In place or out of the vessel? In pieces or assembled? Why are you repainting, is it all rusty or just flaking in spots? Don't like the color ? :D Does it...
Forum: Jeanneau   02-24-2009
Replies: 3
Views: 2,823
Posted By JHJensen
Unhappy Jeanneau bilge pump system issues... cycling etc....and check valves too

I have a 1996 Jeanneau SO 36.2. Love the boat, except I have a couple of gripes.

My bilge pump recently failed, and I'm not sure if it's because of the location of the pump, the size, the age, or...
Forum: Electrical Systems   02-22-2009
Replies: 2
Views: 4,310
Posted By JHJensen
Lightbulb AWG wire size description

Craig,

Good question! You're correct with your fish hook example. :)

AWG wire is described by it's Circular Mil area and the number of strands for each size wire depending on wire type used....
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   02-22-2009
Replies: 7
Views: 817
Posted By JHJensen
Lightbulb Kick up rudder self lube washers....kitchen cutting mats.

David,

Go to a kitchen supply, hardware or even your grocery store and get one of these very thin cutting mats. Trader Joe's here in Fairfield had them for a while. They are come in sets of...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   02-19-2009
Replies: 17
Views: 3,867
Posted By JHJensen
Thumbs up Go for it!

Motion,

Good for you...get in there and see what is going on! :) The more you know about your yacht's systems and how they work the more effective you will be in managing your asset and be able...
Forum: herSailNet   02-19-2009
Replies: 22
Views: 2,435
Posted By JHJensen
Talking Dare we ask? Pressure cooking experiments....

Adam,
What happened to your apples and what were you trying to make? Did they foam all over or what?

A smaller cooker may be the way to go. We used to have a small one we used with a Svea single...
Forum: herSailNet   02-19-2009
Replies: 22
Views: 2,435
Posted By JHJensen
Thumbs up Pressure cookers

I have been using a pressure cooker for years and the new ones are much safer and less likely to spray the contents through the vent on to the overhead :eek: as in yesteryear. Unless you like lentil...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   02-19-2009
Replies: 17
Views: 3,867
Posted By JHJensen
Exclamation Check valves in bilge pump applications...no and yes!

When is standard.........standard on a boat?:confused: :D

Motion,
You ask a great question.:) As Mike (bubb2) points out check valves stick and submersable pumps may not develop enough head...
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