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Forum: Gear & Maintenance   02-05-2013
Replies: 11
Views: 1,665
Posted By Sailor 1842
Re: Diesel Keel Tank Replacement

Thanks Stumble - very good points and food for thought. Maybe I should just use this space as a wine cellar, but I'd probably have to get airline bottle sizes to fit!
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   02-04-2013
Replies: 11
Views: 1,665
Posted By Sailor 1842
Re: Diesel Keel Tank Replacement

Stumble - Thanks for the good advice. You're right I don't foresee needing a range more than 780 kn. But regarding your comments on fiberglass resin and diesel, from what I've read that doesn't...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   02-04-2013
Replies: 11
Views: 1,665
Posted By Sailor 1842
Re: Diesel Keel Tank Replacement

ChucklesR - I don't think the keel cavity would be a good place for batteries as it will be the lowest point of the bilge - batteries & water don't mix well.

Denise - I hear you! Would you like to...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   02-04-2013
Replies: 11
Views: 1,665
Posted By Sailor 1842
Re: Diesel Keel Tank Replacement

Thanks for the good advice Greg & CalebD!

I think my range will be a bit less - the boat has a Ford Lehman 80hp engine.

I hadn't thought about the ballast effect of a keel tank. I agree the...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   02-03-2013
Replies: 11
Views: 1,665
Posted By Sailor 1842
Diesel Keel Tank Replacement

I am contemplating the purchase of a 40 year-old center cockpit 42' fibreglass ketch project boat. The diesel engine and diesel generator both need to be rebuilt as the boat dragged onto the marsh...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   01-31-2013
Replies: 183
Views: 188,558
Posted By Sailor 1842
Re: Updated Offshore Cruising Boat List - January 2008

The following boats should be added which are all variations on the Whitby 42 designed by Ted Brewer:

Brewer 12.8 - Redesign of Whitby 42 by Ted Brewer and built by Fort Myers Yacht &...
Forum: Introduce Yourself   01-31-2013
Replies: 3,429
Views: 922,611
Posted By Sailor 1842
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