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Search: Posts Made By: rikhall
Forum: Electrical Systems 4 Days Ago
Replies: 3
Views: 255
Posted By rikhall
Re: Finding the right Instrument

Something like this??? (http://www.weathershack.com/product/speedtech-instruments-sm-19.html)

Or make one like this:

http://www.marine.usf.edu/girlscamp/yearbook/images/scan47.jpeg

Rik
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 1 Week Ago
Replies: 8
Views: 408
Posted By rikhall
Re: Moving up - How do you know it's the right time?

1 - A Tanzer 22 - we loved it, did everything we could to make it the perfect boat. She was the one! We happiuly sailed her for five years. Then we spent ten days in a row on her and put her up for...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 1 Week Ago
Replies: 6
Views: 367
Posted By rikhall
Re: Sailing opportunities near Rockport ME.

For the past 14 years we have sailed down to that area from New Brunswick Canada. It is our favourite area. This year the trip was 36 days. :)

Camden Yacht Club? - try to hook up
Schooners out of...
Forum: Introduce Yourself 1 Week Ago
Replies: 3
Views: 209
Posted By rikhall
Re: old sailor new to internet

Welcome. We lived in Castlegar for 11 years - now in New Brunswick.

Rik and Linda
Forum: Electronics 1 Week Ago
Replies: 7
Views: 284
Posted By rikhall
Re: iPad Protective Covers

Cheap or expensive?? Water proof or drop from 20 feet proof?

I just used this one for 36 days down the coast of Maine. Sunny (didn't use it) but I did in the rain, the fog and the days when it...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 5
Views: 454
Posted By rikhall
Re: Ice box insulation

Dave is right on - it will make a fantastic difference.

I built a proper ice box for our previous boat, a Tanzer 28. Pictures are here...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 38
Views: 1,404
Posted By rikhall
Re: Radar Talk

MedSailor

Thanks mate!

Actually it was a sticker. I had three and they last about a year. After the last one fell off I used a black sharpie!

Quicker to look at the "peace sign" than to try...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 38
Views: 1,404
Posted By rikhall
Re: Radar Talk

Irwin Citation 34
Sailing region Bay of Fundy (New Brunswick) and Maine
RADAR - Furuno MARINE RADAR - MODEL 1623
Pole mount on the port stern (lots of pictures of the pole mount I made here...
Forum: Electrical Systems 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 21
Views: 815
Posted By rikhall
Re: Portable Generator

Irwin Citation 34
Honda EU2000i ($999.99 with free shipping)
New solar panel

We love the combination. Just did 36 days down the coast of Maine and back. And I never worried about the batteries....
Forum: Diesel 08-08-2014
Replies: 8
Views: 989
Posted By rikhall
Re: Homemade exhaust riser outcome....

I just did something similar for our Yanmar 2QM20H

Full stories and specs here (http://irwincitation34.wikispaces.com/Exhaust+elbow)

Total cost - about $40.00
...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 08-08-2014
Replies: 7
Views: 540
Posted By rikhall
Re: Sailing an ipad.

iPad and SEAiq Open - I love it!
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 07-28-2014
Replies: 10
Views: 561
Posted By rikhall
Re: Cabin heater?

We had this one Heater 28 000 Btu 12V Basic Kit with 2 Outlets (http://store.hamiltonmarine.com/browse.cfm/heater-28-000-btu-12v-basic-kit-w-2-outlets-117067/4,216.html) from Hamilton Marine on our...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 07-23-2014
Replies: 12
Views: 597
Posted By rikhall
Re: 16 ft Snipe - How many people can it hold?

Maybe a Tanzer 16? Heck - if you look around you could probably find a Tanzer 22 for that price and they will sleep all three of you!

Rik
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 07-12-2014
Replies: 1
Views: 268
Posted By rikhall
B.C.'s Eric Holden skippers winning Clipper Race yacht

Absolutely NOTHING to do with us "normal" sailors, but it is so seldom I ever see a Canadian winning anything like this at all. It is usually you Yanks, the Aussies or the Kiwis.
"5 Canadians part...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 07-03-2014
Replies: 17
Views: 880
Posted By rikhall
Re: iPad users only

I have a wifi only iPad and a Dual ElectronicsXGPS150A--Bluetooth
My software is SEAiq Open and the back up is Navimatics US and Canada East Coast software
I built my own cheap iPad holder.
...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 06-26-2014
Replies: 41
Views: 1,755
Posted By rikhall
Re: What is your Cruising Motivation?

Is it colder in the winter or in the mountains?
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 06-25-2014
Replies: 52
Views: 4,423
Posted By rikhall
Re: sailing with my dog

We're still trying to teach our dog to bark at strangers. But, he LOVES his boat!!!

https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/-X5dzokoUP04/TXA1Psl0ViI/AAAAAAAACUc/LEhO846wmdM/s576/IMG_5458.JPG
...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 06-25-2014
Replies: 41
Views: 1,755
Posted By rikhall
Re: What is your Cruising Motivation?

No motivation - we just like it for two months of the year. :)
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 06-20-2014
Replies: 31
Views: 1,300
Posted By rikhall
Re: Winching power for MOB

Zarathu

I am familiar with and sail in your area. I am familiar with and sail on my friends WWP 19.

Bottom line for you from me is "stay on the boat". Period. Tether into it if you think there...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 06-16-2014
Replies: 62
Views: 2,765
Posted By rikhall
Re: How do you tow your inflatable RIB?

No outboard on it, adjustable line.

https://lh4.googleusercontent.com/-yfiM8bnYPts/U58LzslmijI/AAAAAAAAEMU/57Ky14471k8/s800/IMG_4930.JPG

Rik
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 06-16-2014
Replies: 10
Views: 426
Posted By rikhall
Re: Best Book/Videos for Celestial Nav

Despite what 'capta" says, learning the stars, the theory, the plotting and the taking of sites, (noon, three body, North Star and others) that enable you to plot your position is an excellent...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 06-16-2014
Replies: 160
Views: 7,144
Posted By rikhall
Re: Help me plan my cruise North!

Shawn

Sounds like fun. If this helps any, this is our blog of part of our trip. It was the first time for us in these waters. We bought our Irwin 34 in Edgewater MD and sailed her home to...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 06-16-2014
Replies: 73
Views: 6,927
Posted By rikhall
Re: Before and After Photos - Show Us!

Ron, it is a Tanzer 28, and when I went in the engine room to sit and check the oil, I found the thick carper much more comfortable for sitting.

Rik
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 06-15-2014
Replies: 10
Views: 426
Posted By rikhall
Re: Best Book/Videos for Celestial Nav

Lots of books out there, lots of places to take courses. We joined our local "Power Squadron" (In Canada - it is called CPS-ECP (https://www.cps-ecp.ca/) and in the States is it the USPS...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 06-15-2014
Replies: 73
Views: 6,927
Posted By rikhall
Re: Before and After Photos - Show Us!

Changed a Volvo 20HP Gas with a Yanmar 2GM20F

Before
https://lh5.googleusercontent.com/-KvQ5n6hSf5Y/U53wSaViiQI/AAAAAAAAEMA/XUwpiNhly6U/s640/oldengine2.jpg

After...
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