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Forum: Chesapeake Bay   08-25-2011
Replies: 42
Views: 5,231
Posted By msulc
Dave, Wondering why you did the following: I...

Dave, Wondering why you did the following:
I ran my forward halyards to the masthead with a messenger line -- Both main halyards are spaced down the boom.

Is that just because of chafing? We...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   08-25-2011
Replies: 21
Views: 2,261
Posted By msulc
I saw something on practical sailor or somewhere...

I saw something on practical sailor or somewhere else talking about hose expanders. Obviously you need to worry about stretching the hose out too much.

Small Tail Pipe Expander...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   06-19-2011
Replies: 397
Views: 167,301
Posted By msulc
I was trying to bed my chainplates with Butyl...

I was trying to bed my chainplates with Butyl Tape on a teak deck. I think over time bigger and bigger screws have been used and the screw in their right now is as big as it can get. A couple of...
Forum: Electronics   12-27-2010
Replies: 22
Views: 2,418
Posted By msulc
Garmin has been good about answering my issues...

Garmin has been good about answering my issues with the GMR 18HD and 4208. I am not necessarily happy with the answers, but they have been very responsive.
Forum: Announcements and Suggestions Box   11-28-2010
Replies: 4
Views: 653
Posted By msulc
Last 5 or 7 Day's Posts?

Hi, Is there anyway to view all new/updated posts for the last 5 or 7 days? I think that would be a great feature for people who want to see what is going on but don't have time to get on every day....
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   11-23-2010
Replies: 34
Views: 3,945
Posted By msulc
We have gone down the ICW twice now. The first...

We have gone down the ICW twice now. The first time we used both paper charts and the chartplotter. The second time we probably used the chartplotter and laptop 99.9% of the time. While I believe...
Forum: Seamanship & Navigation   11-21-2010
Replies: 498
Views: 88,963
Posted By msulc
I have an addittional question about entering the...

I have an addittional question about entering the Bahamas. I have taken the trip up and down the coast a few times since I bought my boat last year. If I have questions about an inlet, I usually...
Forum: Learning to Sail   10-27-2010
Replies: 10
Views: 2,169
Posted By msulc
You can check into the Downtown Sailing center in...

You can check into the Downtown Sailing center in Baltimore (Federal Hill).

Downtown Sailing Center - Welcome! (http://www.downtownsailing.org/)

They have lessons. We used to be members and...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   09-10-2010
Replies: 10
Views: 2,697
Posted By msulc
We have the aquasignal 32 bow and stern lights. ...

We have the aquasignal 32 bow and stern lights. They shine great and definitely save battery power at night (which then gets consumed by the autopilot anyway).

The installation was a bit...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   08-31-2010
Replies: 114
Views: 25,547
Posted By msulc
Imtra (Imtra.com) totally refurbished my 20-year...

Imtra (Imtra.com) totally refurbished my 20-year old Muir Windlass after it stopped working. They did a great job and the price was very reasonable.

I think both Defender.com and...
Forum: Florida - Eastern   05-18-2010
Replies: 2
Views: 1,013
Posted By msulc
We just went through last week. Very easy but...

We just went through last week. Very easy but the bridges do close during rush hour in the morning and evening so make sure you time it right. Sorry but I don't have the schedule on hand.
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   04-05-2010
Replies: 11
Views: 1,379
Posted By msulc
Hey Tom, We will have a car but walking distance...

Hey Tom, We will have a car but walking distance would be ideal. Driving to the train will work almost all of the time if needed. Didn't know about the Shoreline East service so thanks for that...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   04-05-2010
Replies: 11
Views: 1,379
Posted By msulc
We did not check out Essex but will give them a...

We did not check out Essex but will give them a call. Thanks for the tip.
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   04-05-2010
Replies: 11
Views: 1,379
Posted By msulc
Thanks for the response Tom. We haven't looked...

Thanks for the response Tom. We haven't looked at the cruising guide books (been waiting to figure out if we were doing Chesapeake or Long Island Sound). But, I think I will go pick one up this...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   04-05-2010
Replies: 11
Views: 1,379
Posted By msulc
Thanks for the responses. Tom, we are...

Thanks for the responses.
Tom, we are considering all options right now. We just slipped in and out of Stamford real quickly though. We only drove by the Brewer's but that looked like a big...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   04-05-2010
Replies: 11
Views: 1,379
Posted By msulc
Connecticut Towns & Marinas

Hi, We are looking to move our 42' sailboat (6' draft) to Connecticut for the summer. We checked out Old Saybrook and Mystic over the weekend.

We really liked Mystic because of the proximity to...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   03-16-2010
Replies: 8
Views: 611
Posted By msulc
Hi, I have attached the two files I have...

Hi,

I have attached the two files I have for the 42'. Pulled them from the owners group site before. Hope this helps! If they don't appear, send me your email and I can send them to you.
...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   03-01-2010
Replies: 1
Views: 889
Posted By msulc
2 names I have heard of that are supposed to be...

2 names I have heard of that are supposed to be very good in the Annaplois area are:
Peter Hartoft Annapolis, MD 410-263-3609
Tarn Kelsey Annapolis, MD 410-263-3224
Forum: Electronics   02-07-2010
Replies: 169
Views: 26,865
Posted By msulc
Thanks!

Thanks for the advice Bill!

I was able to hear some of the cruisernet discussions and weather report. I spoke to another boat owner at my marina and he said his signal is usually hit or miss...
Forum: Electronics   02-03-2010
Replies: 169
Views: 26,865
Posted By msulc
SSB Questions - Counterpoise and Testing

Hi,
I am located in Stuart, FL and have followed many of the SSB discussions on many boards. I bought my boat in May and I am just getting around to testing the SSB that came with it. The original...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   01-27-2010
Replies: 27
Views: 4,127
Posted By msulc
lite cylinder

We also have some tanks that do have the old style valves without safety features. I was thinking about getting the fiberglass tanks similar to this (www litecylinder com) but have not heard much...
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