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Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 62
Views: 2,394
Posted By Tempest
Re: Compromises

It's a big stick with a big sail no shrouds, no stays.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 62
Views: 2,394
Posted By Tempest
Re: Compromises

Most of the Bridges are 65' @ MHW, and there are antenna's and anemometers etc. aloft, so give yourself a little wiggle room.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 62
Views: 2,394
Posted By Tempest
Re: Compromises

Here ya go David. Buy it now, sail it home. ;-) I'll meet you in Palm Beach and take the trip with you.

1996 Freedom Yachts 40/40 Sail Boat For Sale - www.yachtworld.com...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 9
Views: 378
Posted By Tempest
Re: Compass Reinstall

That looks like it might be a Ritchie Navigator? You have it oriented correctly but the bezel seems to be 180 deg. off. I'm not sure!, But I think that in order to re-orient the Bezel, you will...
Forum: Seamanship & Navigation   3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 3
Views: 414
Posted By Tempest
Re: pilot charts, north atlantic

Atlas of Pilot Charts - Covering the Major Oceans of the World (http://www.offshoreblue.com/navigation/pilot-charts.php)

Try this site.
Forum: Seamanship & Navigation   4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 207
Views: 11,581
Posted By Tempest
Re: Rights during USCG Inspection.

A brief history of time: http://scholarship.law.wm.edu/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?article=1859&context=wmlr
Forum: Seamanship & Navigation   05-09-2015
Replies: 20
Views: 1,615
Posted By Tempest
Re: Logging sea time (Captains-your input please!)

Yes, you just submit a sea service form. and proof of ownership of a vessel.
If you haven't owned the vessel for the entire period of time you are submitting you're going to have to get the...
Forum: Caribbean Islands   04-04-2015
Replies: 14
Views: 893
Posted By Tempest
Re: itinerary tips for shorthanded bareboat out of BVI

I've never been there in April, so I don't know how crowded it is at this time of year.

You have about 12 to 13 hours of Daylight. I always liked to get going early make coffee and breakfast...
Forum: Caribbean Islands   03-30-2015
Replies: 14
Views: 893
Posted By Tempest
Re: itinerary tips for shorthanded bareboat out of BVI

You can also pick up a mooring ball at the baths and take the dinghy to get closer. There's a dinghy mooring area. Last time there we swam to shore. Either way, not to be missed. A hike to the...
Forum: Electronics   03-22-2015
Replies: 5
Views: 544
Posted By Tempest
Re: Harbor 25 - where to mount a chartplotter

Other than a swing arm from inside, or a bulkhead mount, if you look at the 1st page of the owners page above one owner mounted his compass, handheld radio and gps to a board that fit in his...
Forum: US Northeast   03-15-2015
Replies: 45
Views: 1,782
Posted By Tempest
Re: NY/CT/LIS Boatyard & Marina help?

Scallywag,

Sailing on the Lower Hudson can be a lot of fun. It does require one to pay attention to the tides and currents and there's a lot of traffic to contend with. Yes, if you time it...
Forum: US Northeast   03-15-2015
Replies: 45
Views: 1,782
Posted By Tempest
Re: NY/CT/LIS Boatyard & Marina help?

Lockwood Boat Works in Morgan N.J. can do the work for you. There's a train station in South Amboy, a pretty short cab ride away. They have the best chandlery around.

For the slip, I'd try the...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   03-12-2015
Replies: 12
Views: 474
Posted By Tempest
Re: anyone a surveyor in NJ? or can recommend

It sounds like you have an insurance quote that you like from Geico and you need an insurance survey. If Geico hasn't provided you a list of their approved surveyors, I would go through the list of...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   03-04-2015
Replies: 20
Views: 1,563
Posted By Tempest
Re: PFD Flotation vs Body Weight

The average person needs only about 7 to 12 lbs. of extra Buoyancy. 26 lbs. of buoyancy should be plenty for your friend. Leg straps would be a good addition for your inflatable.

a plan for...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   02-03-2015
Replies: 20
Views: 1,833
Posted By Tempest
Re: South New Jersey Liveaboards!?

I don't know about South Jersey. Here in the north, Hurricane Sandy revealed some interesting things that caused a lot of headaches for many marinas owners and towns.

There were a fair number of...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   01-26-2015
Replies: 24
Views: 3,411
Posted By Tempest
Re: What Questions Would You Want Answered?

I'd be interested in Tips and Tricks for clearing into various ports and the Paperwork/Protocols/Fees involved in each... if they vary. eg. Does the entire crew present themselves in port A, but...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   11-28-2014
Replies: 5
Views: 663
Posted By Tempest
Re: Rebuilding an Edson steering system. Looking for homebrew solutions

Compass Cylinder [856WH-345] - $73.00 : Edson Marine Store (http://www.edsonmarine.com/marinestore/index.php?main_page=product_info&cPath=228&products_id=499)

It this the part? $73.00 It's...
Forum: Electronics   10-19-2014
Replies: 13
Views: 841
Posted By Tempest
Re: How should True Wind be determined?

I came across this article: Establishing more truth in true winds (http://coaps.fsu.edu/woce/truewind/paper/)

It appears that the definitions have been a challenge to nail down for some time...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   10-18-2014
Replies: 42
Views: 3,112
Posted By Tempest
Re: Problem Turning Windward

I was thinking that the boom seemed pretty high and perhaps it's a downhaul issue.

In either case the luff definitely needs adjusting.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   10-18-2014
Replies: 42
Views: 3,112
Posted By Tempest
Re: Problem Turning Windward

Charrob,

Your red circle IS the Genoa/jib fairlead. It can be moved forward or aft along the track depending upon how much sail you have out in order to achieve the correct angle.
Aft for a full...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   10-18-2014
Replies: 42
Views: 3,112
Posted By Tempest
Re: Problem Turning Windward

Charrob,

I've only read parts of the whole thread, so I apologize if this has been mentioned.

Looking at your video, you have a number of issues with your running rigging that need correcting....
Forum: Learning to Sail   10-04-2014
Replies: 36
Views: 2,083
Posted By Tempest
Re: Tempest Jackdale last question

Mr A, final note..

The middle line in this photo...from your fix to your destination is your distance.. Measure it.

Then draw a line from the end of your course line.. the line that...
Forum: Learning to Sail   10-04-2014
Replies: 36
Views: 2,083
Posted By Tempest
Re: Tempest Jackdale last question

Got it, See it, So using a SOG determined prior to the fix and course adjustment is going to generate an error. Makes perfect sense. Thanks for playing.
Forum: Learning to Sail   10-04-2014
Replies: 36
Views: 2,083
Posted By Tempest
Re: Tempest Jackdale last question

no, I don't think so. Your speed made good..is not 6 kn. Though the timing might be close...you haven't determined your distance to destination and actual speed over ground.

The distance...
Forum: Chartering   10-04-2014
Replies: 12
Views: 1,611
Posted By Tempest
Re: Online Captains License or class room?

LT. Considering your future goals, I believe a classroom course could also give you an opportunity to network and make new contacts.
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