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Forum: Electronics   1 Week Ago
Replies: 6
Views: 316
Posted By NewportNewbie
Raymarine said the batteries need to be full for...

Raymarine said the batteries need to be full for the pairing. After the pairing they should be ok. One plus is that all these pairing and networking attempts have me comfortable with the system! ...
Forum: Electronics   1 Week Ago
Replies: 6
Views: 316
Posted By NewportNewbie
Yup nothing. In go to health and see nothing...

Yup nothing. In go to health and see nothing connected for wind, hull or NMEA. Spoke to Raymarine This morning and they said the remotes and hull transmitter need to be charged for 5 days if they...
Forum: Electronics   1 Week Ago
Replies: 6
Views: 316
Posted By NewportNewbie
The auto networking procedure is the only one I...

The auto networking procedure is the only one I saw. Is there a separate pairing procedure or is that it?
Forum: Electronics   1 Week Ago
Replies: 6
Views: 316
Posted By NewportNewbie
TackTick Raymarine T104 Super Sail System installation problems

I bought the system over a year ago and I just hauled the boat out and installed the transducers when I did the bottom paint last week. I ran the wires and wanted to get the 2 displays and everything...
Forum: Diesel   08-29-2014
Replies: 12
Views: 1,403
Posted By NewportNewbie
Re: Yanmar 3YM20 won't rev past 1000 RPM

FIXED!!!!

The vinegar did the trick! I soaked both the elbow pipe and the pipe that comes off the engine together. I didn't have a vice to separate them so I just dunked them connected in a...
Forum: Diesel   08-29-2014
Replies: 12
Views: 1,403
Posted By NewportNewbie
Re: Yanmar 3YM20 won't rev past 1000 RPM

I replaced the raw water pump last year.
Forum: Diesel   08-29-2014
Replies: 12
Views: 1,403
Posted By NewportNewbie
Yanmar 3YM20 won't rev past 1000 RPM

Yes Paul. I am indeed getting full throttle at the lever. Thanks Barry I did figure that out as well.

Update...

I pulled the exhaust again and got tons of built up carbon out. Huge pieces....
Forum: Diesel   08-26-2014
Replies: 12
Views: 1,403
Posted By NewportNewbie
Re: Yanmar 3YM20 won't rev past 1000 RPM

A little more info....

This happens in neutral, so that takes the prop and prop shaft out of the equation.

I cleaned the air filter and tried it and no difference. I removed the exhaust elbow...
Forum: Diesel   08-25-2014
Replies: 12
Views: 1,403
Posted By NewportNewbie
Yanmar 3YM20 won't rev past 1000 RPM

So I was out sailing and my usual routine is to drop the sails near my slip and motor in. So I fired the motor and it ran, but felt sluggish. I looked at the throttle and noticed it was close to...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   06-13-2014
Replies: 13
Views: 5,763
Posted By NewportNewbie
Re: opinions on the beneteau first 30

I test sailed one. Very very nice boat. Speedy? That's all relative. Probably not as fast as some may want as it hasn't done well in racing. Comfy yes. Sexy yes yes. Modern yes. Fun yes yes. Got any...
Forum: Vessels Lost, Missing, or in Danger   06-08-2014
Replies: 3
Views: 2,120
Posted By NewportNewbie
30 ft boat capsized near San Diego

Nine people missing after boat capsizes in California - CNN.com (http://www.cnn.com/2014/06/08/us/california-boat-capsized/)

Not a lot of details except people are missing. Just says 30 ft boat...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   05-23-2014
Replies: 20
Views: 1,642
Posted By NewportNewbie
Re: Catalina Video Up!

I plan on it! Already planning the next video!
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   05-23-2014
Replies: 20
Views: 1,642
Posted By NewportNewbie
Re: Catalina Video Up!

Good tip...although half the fun was sailing and tacking up the coast! Next trip is planned for an around the island 3 day trip.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   05-23-2014
Replies: 20
Views: 1,642
Posted By NewportNewbie
Re: Catalina Video Up!

Thanks! I'll look into that. New main is on the list of things to replace by next season. Its getting a tad baggy.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   05-22-2014
Replies: 20
Views: 1,642
Posted By NewportNewbie
Re: Catalina Video Up!

I also included a youtube version for those that cannot watch the quicktime version...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   05-22-2014
Replies: 20
Views: 1,642
Posted By NewportNewbie
Re: Catalina Video Up!

lol...thanks smack. Those are my Revo sailing glasses...They have a special water lens...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   05-22-2014
Replies: 20
Views: 1,642
Posted By NewportNewbie
Re: Catalina Video Up!

Thanks! My jib sheets are run through adjustable jib track on the deck, tun back to a block on the toe rail then up to the winch. I'll check on those turnbuckles.
...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   05-22-2014
Replies: 20
Views: 1,642
Posted By NewportNewbie
Catalina Video Up!

Finished (for now) the video detailing my recent Catalina trip...pics and vids...

On my site:

Catalina Video! | Cuajota (http://cuajota.com/?p=1007)

comments welcome!
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   05-12-2014
Replies: 15
Views: 1,204
Posted By NewportNewbie
Re: Just getting back from Catalina!

If you are in SoCal its a must. The amazing thing about it is how untouched it is and how its still a part of nature that modern civilization hasnt tainted. Catalina Harbor was sailed into by...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   05-12-2014
Replies: 23
Views: 2,005
Posted By NewportNewbie
Low Cost/Unobtrusive Bimini?

Looking for a Bimini thats not too expensive, unobtrusive and can easily be removed and setup. The wife would like it for mostly motoring, being able to sail with it up would be a huge plus but not...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   05-10-2014
Replies: 13
Views: 1,628
Posted By NewportNewbie
Looking for a new headsail...cruising laminate? Dacron?

So here is what i am looking for. Good value, long lasting, and great performance.

Good value: hopefully under $2k for a 135 Genoa for a 30 ft boat.

Long lasting: I wanna keep it on a curler,...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   05-10-2014
Replies: 15
Views: 1,204
Posted By NewportNewbie
Re: Just getting back from Catalina!

Isthmus/Two Harbors....Sun rising.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   05-09-2014
Replies: 15
Views: 1,204
Posted By NewportNewbie
Re: Just getting back from Catalina!

sailfow.com I think is what I used for that...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   05-08-2014
Replies: 15
Views: 1,204
Posted By NewportNewbie
Just getting back from Catalina!

Full report here later this evening. I'm the meantime. My blog has a bunch if pictures.

Http://www.cuajota.com
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   05-05-2014
Replies: 10
Views: 780
Posted By NewportNewbie
Re: Going to Catalina in Gale???

HAHA…well I am out at least twice a week when I can, now that the sun sets later, maybe 3 or 4 times a week. Yes, it was blowing and you probably saw me with the 155 up. The Santana 30 doesn't need...
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