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Search: Posts Made By: mbaillie
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 06-06-2014
Replies: 0
Views: 248
Posted By mbaillie
Indian Arm BC Prawn Fishing

Has anyone had any luck fishing for prawn in Indian Arm BC? if so where is a good location to drop pots?
Forum: Destinations 06-27-2013
Replies: 5
Views: 712
Posted By mbaillie
Vancouver to Gambier Island

Any advice on what route to take when sailing to Gambier Island from Vancouver English Bay? Is it best to take the inside passage around Bowen Island rather than the bottom outside route?

Any...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 06-26-2013
Replies: 23
Views: 1,419
Posted By mbaillie
Re: battery bank dual charger or triple charger?

im planning on running the group that is paralled together to run as 1 battery and have the starter battery seperated. will this work? will my charger charge the starter and the group at same time...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 06-26-2013
Replies: 23
Views: 1,419
Posted By mbaillie
battery bank dual charger or triple charger?

Currently in my boat we have 2 x deep cycle 12v 150amh for house and 1 x starter battery for engine to start and a dual battery built in charger.

if i run the 2 x deep cycles in parallel can they...
Forum: Pacific Northwest & Alaska 06-06-2013
Replies: 11
Views: 912
Posted By mbaillie
Re: Vancouver to Hornby Island

Thanks guys,

I will be picking these books up this afternoon.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 06-05-2013
Replies: 22
Views: 2,142
Posted By mbaillie
Re: Power Battery Set up for 27ft sailboat

for now im not sure what type of lights are up there. we just purchased the boat several months ago.

I understand batteries are not cheap but being over powered is not a bad thing in my eyes.
...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 06-05-2013
Replies: 22
Views: 2,142
Posted By mbaillie
Re: Power Battery Set up for 27ft sailboat

im running a single group 24 and it keeps dying. I have a second group 24 that dies also. Time for new batteries. I want the most economical reliable battery setup for over night - 3 day trips so...
Forum: Pacific Northwest & Alaska 06-05-2013
Replies: 11
Views: 912
Posted By mbaillie
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 06-05-2013
Replies: 22
Views: 2,142
Posted By mbaillie
Re: Power Battery Set up for 27ft sailboat

I am running a 8hp 4 stroke electric start outboard, depth/fish finder, stereo and running lights.

We rarely use interior lights as we are afraid to have no battery left. Sounds as if my deep...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 06-04-2013
Replies: 11
Views: 1,124
Posted By mbaillie
Re: Outboard engine lift

yeah that is what i am aiming for. The tilt does not work. I have seen boats with a track that the motor will slide up and lock on .
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 06-04-2013
Replies: 11
Views: 1,124
Posted By mbaillie
Re: Outboard engine lift

yeah my tilt bracket is bent and is very costly to repair. If lumpy seas it is freaking me out that I will drown my motor. ha ha

I have seen other boats with brackets to lift vertically up and...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 06-04-2013
Replies: 11
Views: 1,124
Posted By mbaillie
Re: Outboard engine lift

I have a normal c27 outboard transom setup
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 06-04-2013
Replies: 11
Views: 1,124
Posted By mbaillie
Re: Outboard engine lift

The breeze industries design was a lift that traveled on 2 stainless steal rods directly up and down. They fit perfectly for transom wells with a cut out.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 06-04-2013
Replies: 11
Views: 1,124
Posted By mbaillie
Re: Outboard engine lift

I am looking for a engine mount lift for an outboard motor on a c27. One so the motor can be pulled vertical out of the water when sailing or in rough seas.

Something that works with a transom...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 06-04-2013
Replies: 11
Views: 1,124
Posted By mbaillie
Outboard engine lift

I am looking where to purchase a breeze industries engine lift. The company seems to be no longer. Any suggestions where to find one or someone who can fabricate one in the vancouver area?
Forum: Pacific Northwest & Alaska 06-03-2013
Replies: 11
Views: 912
Posted By mbaillie
Re: Vancouver to Hornby Island

Challenging in what way?

I am running an 8 hp outboard.
Forum: Pacific Northwest & Alaska 06-03-2013
Replies: 11
Views: 912
Posted By mbaillie
Vancouver to Hornby Island

Looking for information to sail from Vancouver to Hornby Island. Any advice? is it best to hug the coast along to Sechelt and cross to Parksville and head to Hornby?
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 06-03-2013
Replies: 22
Views: 2,142
Posted By mbaillie
Power Battery Set up for 27ft sailboat

I am looking into changing my 2 deep cycle batteries that keep failing on me.

any suggestions for a good battery, inboard charger setup for a 27ft sailboat that doesn't use to much power normally...
Forum: Pacific Northwest & Alaska 05-29-2013
Replies: 2
Views: 412
Posted By mbaillie
Re: Indian Arm Weekend Trip

We will be leaving from Mosquito Creek Marina to catch tide going up to granite falls.
Forum: Pacific Northwest & Alaska 05-29-2013
Replies: 2
Views: 412
Posted By mbaillie
Indian Arm Weekend Trip

I am taking my cat 27 up indian arm for the first time to spend the weekend upi there. Any suggestions where to anchor for the night and hazzards to watch for?
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 04-09-2013
Replies: 26
Views: 3,473
Posted By mbaillie
Re: Solar Power for catalina 27

marine stereo, gps, depth/fish finder, running lights, outboard electric starter

enough power to go away for a weekend and still be able to start up my boat
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 04-09-2013
Replies: 26
Views: 3,473
Posted By mbaillie
Solar Power for catalina 27

I am looking to purchase some solar panels to power my cat27. I currently have 2 deep cycle batteries on board. I am new to the solar world and am looking for some advice on what to get to make...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 04-02-2013
Replies: 26
Views: 2,035
Posted By mbaillie
Re: Adding Hydro Foil to Yamaha 8 HP 4 Stroke on 27 Catalina

I will give that a try and see what speed im going with less throttle.

thanks everyone. Any other advice please keep posting. Sail net is a great information tool.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 04-02-2013
Replies: 26
Views: 2,035
Posted By mbaillie
Re: Adding Hydro Foil to Yamaha 8 HP 4 Stroke on 27 Catalina

Is there a way to raise the transom mount up a few inches? or will this not be as strong as the original mount?
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 04-02-2013
Replies: 26
Views: 2,035
Posted By mbaillie
Re: Adding Hydro Foil to Yamaha 8 HP 4 Stroke on 27 Catalina

i believe it is a 20-25" shaft

when sitting still it is where it needs to be.
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