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Forum: Gear & Maintenance   12-04-2005
Replies: 4
Views: 979
Posted By whoulihan
Sail Drives

GordMay - Thanks for the link. I have just spent the weekend with my saildrives and have learned a bit. Taken them down to bare aluminum and started over. Probably more than needed, but I wasn''t...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   11-26-2005
Replies: 44
Views: 11,240
Posted By whoulihan
Monohull vs cat on extended passage?

Upon further thought, it seems to me that the answer is with the sailor. Competent seamanship will overshadow the boat. Therefore, I don''t believe it is an either/or discussion, but what are the...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   11-23-2005
Replies: 1
  Anchors
Views: 872
Posted By whoulihan
Anchors

Has anyone had experience with the Rocna anchor? It looks very interesting. Also another company making a Rocna look-alike called Manson (I believe).
Also heard good things about the spade anchor....
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   11-23-2005
Replies: 3
Views: 1,012
Posted By whoulihan
catamarans & windvanes

The folks at Scanmar International that sell monitor vanes seem to think that it works OK. I cannot understand how, for example, having the vane on the stbd hull on a close-hauled port tack would...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   11-20-2005
Replies: 44
Views: 11,240
Posted By whoulihan
Monohull vs cat on extended passage?

Wow - What fun reading! A real kick. My $0.02 worth....
My last boat an Ericson 38'' - one of the best boats ever. Current boat a Fountaine Pajot 38''. Only owned a year, so I have taken a lot...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   11-18-2005
Replies: 4
Views: 979
Posted By whoulihan
Sail Drives

Hi Jeff - Thanks for the note. Did you strip the saildrive down to bare metal? Not sure I want to take that on, but doesn''t seem that epoxy over a paint base is a good idea.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   11-13-2005
Replies: 26
Views: 2,981
Posted By whoulihan
Seasickness remedies

For those of you who have not tried - Stugeron - not available in the US - works wonders. I belileve it can be mail ordered. It is from the Netherlands, I believe, and truly does work. Ask the...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   11-10-2005
Replies: 4
Views: 979
Posted By whoulihan
Sail Drives

I have 2 Volvo Saildrives that appear to be pitting. Has anyone had experience with maintaining these? Do they require just a primer? Or an epoxy base coat.

Thanks,
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   11-10-2005
Replies: 2
Views: 554
Posted By whoulihan
Vovo 2020/30 Oil Check

I don''t think it is an issue - as long as you are talking about the engine oil. Hot or cold - should be close enough. Cold might read a bit high and warm a bit low, but not enough to make any...
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