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Search: Posts Made By: sailor25b
Forum: Seamanship & Navigation 01-28-2013
Replies: 39
Views: 3,201
Posted By sailor25b
Re: Hell Gate

I do it all the time from Huntington.
Leave Northport at low tide. By the time you get to the Throggs Neck Bridge, the tide will be high, and starting to turn, so you will have a sleigh ride down...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 11-16-2012
Replies: 11
Views: 1,386
Posted By sailor25b
Re: engine change out

We replaced our old 3GM30 with a new 3YM30 three years ago. It purrs like a kitten!

The only problem is that the engine is reversed, and the oil filter is on the wrong side for my boat. Just makes...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 10-08-2012
Replies: 93
Views: 5,744
Posted By sailor25b
Re: Riddles with a Prize, by Mantus Anchors

The lightbulb just went on in my head, as I realized that this is "enhanced" advertising on a sailing forum (from a sponsor, so I guess it's ok). Nothing to do with sailing or anchors, but what the...
Forum: Diesel 03-01-2012
Replies: 11
Views: 974
Posted By sailor25b
Winterized with wrong oil??

I had 4 quarts of SAE 30 (API SA) oil that I used to winterize my Yanmar 3YM30 diesel. After I did that, I started to have doubts about the oil type. Is this oil inadequate for my engine?

I...
Forum: Learning to Sail 09-15-2011
Replies: 49
Views: 6,500
Posted By sailor25b
When I hear these weekend yahoos breaking into...

When I hear these weekend yahoos breaking into ch. 16 for radio checks, I have been tempted to reply with, "The radio works fine, Captain. Now go figure out how to use it."
I know, however, that I...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 06-02-2011
Replies: 39
Views: 9,557
Posted By sailor25b
I use iNavX on my iPad and iPhone because it uses...

I use iNavX on my iPad and iPhone because it uses the NOAA raster charts. Also, I have a neat little GPS receiver module, a "Bad Elf" which makes these navigation programs work better.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 02-16-2011
Replies: 33
Views: 5,945
Posted By sailor25b
I pulled my stainless steel fuel tank to fix a...

I pulled my stainless steel fuel tank to fix a fuel leak 2 years ago, and I 'm glad I did. Previously, whenever I went out to the boat after a few days, I would find a teaspoon of diesel in the...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 01-26-2011
Replies: 50
Views: 21,978
Posted By sailor25b
I had teh Raymarine Smart Pilot installed last...

I had teh Raymarine Smart Pilot installed last summer, and everything works as expected, except once in a while when the weather is hot. Then the unit shuts down without warning. I can put it back...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 11-29-2010
Replies: 20
Views: 7,056
Posted By sailor25b
In the US, they were called "Elite," but in...

In the US, they were called "Elite," but in France, they were called "Feeling."
Mine is an Elite 346 (or a Feeling 1040). The company was bought years ago by Alliaura Marine, but I don't think...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 11-27-2010
Replies: 20
Views: 7,056
Posted By sailor25b
Try this one: eliteowners : Kirie Elite Owners...

Try this one: eliteowners : Kirie Elite Owners Group (http://groups.yahoo.com/group/eliteowners/)

I have a 1986 Kirie Elite 346. Sometimes I think mine's the only one around!
Forum: Seamanship & Navigation 09-30-2010
Replies: 62
Views: 7,495
Posted By sailor25b
Whenever I hear someone asking for a "radio...

Whenever I hear someone asking for a "radio check" on 16, I am tempted to say, "The radio's fine. Now go learn how to use it!"

I don't, because that would be hypocritical of me, but...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 03-30-2010
Replies: 18
Views: 2,660
Posted By sailor25b
time lapse current loop

Here's a cool link to help you visualize the complex currents around Manhattan.
Watch the loop a few times to get the idea of it.
...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 11-16-2009
Replies: 13
Views: 1,968
Posted By sailor25b
From west to east, there's the Manhasset Bay...

From west to east, there's the Manhasset Bay Club, then Sea Cliff YC in Hempstead Harbor, Sewanhaka in Oyster Bay, then Huntington YC, Centerport YC, Northport YC. There are others, but these are the...
Forum: Racing 10-11-2009
Replies: 6
Views: 995
Posted By sailor25b
Just as a follow-up, I did use the racing mylar....

Just as a follow-up, I did use the racing mylar. I was persuaded by my crew to fly the bigger sail. At first, the winds weren't as strong as forecast - at least at first. Steady 15-18 kts became...
Forum: Racing 10-09-2009
Replies: 6
Views: 995
Posted By sailor25b
Headsail choice for regatta

I have a regatta tomorrow, and I'm going to be short-handed on my 35-ft racer-cruiser with only one crewmate to help. We will be in the Jib&Main division. Wind forecast calls for 15-20 kts, with...
Forum: Racing 08-10-2009
Replies: 16
Views: 1,935
Posted By sailor25b
The whole thing could have been avoided with two...

The whole thing could have been avoided with two clicks on the autopilot. It's common sense, and common courtesy.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 04-26-2009
Replies: 8
Views: 832
Posted By sailor25b
Just installed a Raritan Elegance electric marine...

Just installed a Raritan Elegance electric marine toilet. It was fairly easy to install, despite the extra wiring for the push button and relay.
It has an automatic three-flush cycle that works...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 04-22-2009
Replies: 9
Views: 4,426
Posted By sailor25b
I tried something that I saw here on another...

I tried something that I saw here on another thread for my stinky foam cushions. I stuffed them, one by one, into one of those plastic storage bags that you suck the air out with a vacuum. Then I...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 04-03-2009
Replies: 17
Views: 1,533
Posted By sailor25b
After years of complaints from the Admiral and...

After years of complaints from the Admiral and daughter, I bought a Raritan Elegance electric head. No review yet; I'm still awaiting delivery. The Elegance is a new line at Raritan, but I trust the...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 03-02-2009
Replies: 28
Views: 2,914
Posted By sailor25b
electric heads?

The ladies aboard my boat have asked me to replace my old Jabsco manual pump head. They want an pushbutton electric flush, just like they saw on other (newer, better, more expensive) boats. I defer...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 02-25-2009
Replies: 9
Views: 2,545
Posted By sailor25b
I love the iNavx app on my iPhone. Who needs a...

I love the iNavx app on my iPhone. Who needs a separate expensive GPS device?
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 02-24-2009
Replies: 7
Views: 3,152
Posted By sailor25b
I just cut up my aluminum fuel tank this past...

I just cut up my aluminum fuel tank this past weekend.

After consulting the resident experts here at Sailnet, and yet still with considerable hesitation, I took a cutting wheel to my tank. I...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 02-16-2009
Replies: 16
Views: 1,866
Posted By sailor25b
I have already cleaned out the puddle with my...

I have already cleaned out the puddle with my Jabsco pump. There's only a coating of fuel in the tank. I'll call my diesel guy for advice.

Haven't decided on what tank to replace with. Its an odd...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 02-16-2009
Replies: 16
Views: 1,866
Posted By sailor25b
I finally got down to work after avoiding the...

I finally got down to work after avoiding the inevitable. I decided to tear out the old leaking diesel tank, and I am really glad I did. After struggling to move the oddly-shaped aluminum tank out of...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 02-15-2009
Replies: 5
Views: 448
Posted By sailor25b
I'm on Long Island, and we're going frostbiting...

I'm on Long Island, and we're going frostbiting later today!
Just put on a dry suit and go!
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