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Search: Posts Made By: hangupndrive
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 6 Days Ago
Replies: 7
Views: 428
Posted By hangupndrive
Re: Where to anchor out near Seattle ?

A Waggoner's guide (Home | Waggoner Cruising Guide (http://waggonerguide.com/)) Will be your best reference for all cruising matters from olympia, wa to southern Alaska. There is an extensive...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 1 Week Ago
Replies: 224
Views: 12,807
Posted By hangupndrive
Re: Ocean baby rescue underway off Mexico

Ah family bonding. At its best when approaching the fuel dock, while anchoring, docking, locking.... Any time my wife and I need to focus our attention. Could be an epic day of sailing. Once the...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 1 Week Ago
Replies: 224
Views: 12,807
Posted By hangupndrive
Re: Ocean baby rescue underway off Mexico

I love the self-riteous. Armchair commenters as well. They are a good reality check when I think about sharing my opinions. You know who you are. Just like my mother in law. Even with a 50 ton...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 1 Week Ago
Replies: 3,839
Views: 168,586
Posted By hangupndrive
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 1 Week Ago
Replies: 2
Views: 234
Posted By hangupndrive
Re: Recommended repair for screw holes

I love epoxy. My outboard on a prior boat was held together with it. No kidding. I would make sure the holes are good and dry then fill them with epoxy. If there are spots on the exterior that...
Forum: Diesel 1 Week Ago
Replies: 46
Views: 1,180
Posted By hangupndrive
Re: Yanmar super vibration

Does the engine run well out of gear at the full range of rpm's? If so, the problem is either The gear box, alignment, shaft or prop. There are no other possibilities. The gear box is so simple...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 1 Week Ago
Replies: 1
Views: 192
Posted By hangupndrive
Indy Canvas, Charleston, SC looking for good/bad experiences

I need a mainsail cover. Reasonable local rate for a custom cover is $450 ish. There are two on-line outfits. lee Sail Covers and Indy Canvas. Indy uses Sunbrella so I'll probably go with them. ...
Forum: Diesel 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 54
Views: 1,511
Posted By hangupndrive
Re: About to buy, nagging engine issue - seeking advice

I can't imagine buying another boat without an engine survey. A general pre-purchase survey will not specifically address engine issues. If you buy this boat and the engine has serious problems too...
Forum: Diesel 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 21
Views: 809
Posted By hangupndrive
Re: how to pull a motor?

I'm hung up on the words "runs flawlessly" and "preventative rebuild". Your business to be sure but 3700 hrs is not a lot for a well maintained diesel. Why not just do an oil analysis, see what...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 7
Views: 798
Posted By hangupndrive
Re: BoatBound?

Possibly. From the renter's perspective there is little risk. Seems that the thread started off looking at it from the owner's point of view. They may very well have an excellent rep. I'd love to...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 7
Views: 798
Posted By hangupndrive
Re: BoatBound?

I have owned a charter boat in Seattle for 7 years. Boatbound is an interesting concept frankly, I haven't crunched the numbers. 35% may be OK. I dont know. My commercial yacht insurance alone...
Forum: Diesel 08-24-2013
Replies: 14
Views: 1,442
Posted By hangupndrive
Re: C&C 30 / Yanmar Repower, Engine Removal

Update. I found a low-hour, late model 2gm20f on Craigslist. I just pulled the engine from the seller's boat today. This solves all of my problems. Of course there is still the issue of the...
Forum: Pacific Northwest & Alaska 05-30-2013
Replies: 22
Views: 1,298
Posted By hangupndrive
Re: Ganges Suggestions

Ganges is a great place to visit. Even if for no other reason than to enjoy the fantastic music scene at the Treehouse Cafe. We have always enjoyed ourselves. Frankly, "hippies" (people still use...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 05-04-2013
Replies: 10
Views: 1,154
Posted By hangupndrive
Re: Keel repair C&C 32 / keel separation??

I own a C&C30 Mk2 that is part of a local sailing club. Last year I took a glancing blow in some tidal current going in to Mats Mats Bay Near Seattle. Once out of the current and anchored safely, I...
Forum: Diesel 05-01-2013
Replies: 14
Views: 1,442
Posted By hangupndrive
Re: C&C 30 / Yanmar Repower, Engine Removal

Thank you to everyone so far. Keep the suggestions coming. Some of you had some quesitons. the footprint of the new Yanmar is very close. the center to center width between the motor mounts is...
Forum: Diesel 04-30-2013
Replies: 14
Views: 1,442
Posted By hangupndrive
Re: C&C 30 / Yanmar Repower, Engine Removal

I was also thinking of running an additional line around the lower spreaders on the mast down to to somewhere mid-boom, keepingthe halyard aft to further distribute the weight.

of course, i...
Forum: Diesel 04-30-2013
Replies: 14
Views: 1,442
Posted By hangupndrive
C&C 30 / Yanmar Repower, Engine Removal

Hello-

I am getting ready to repower my 1988 C&C 30 MK II. I currenty have a Yanmar 2gm20F. It has low compression and is in the process of dying a slow death. I have concluded that it is not...
Forum: Diesel 04-30-2013
Replies: 14
Views: 1,036
Posted By hangupndrive
Re: Yanmar parts prices!

One can find plenty of parts at reasonable prices if you just look. Yanmar does not make the alternator. Mitsubishi does. depending on your purpose, you can find perfectly suitable stuff on line. ...
Forum: Pacific Northwest & Alaska 01-24-2013
Replies: 22
Views: 1,298
Posted By hangupndrive
Re: Ganges Suggestions

I'll provide an update to this post. The year I made the original inquiry, we ended up trying Saltspring Marina. I can't say enough to discourage cruisers from visiting this marina. The docks were...
Forum: Pacific Northwest & Alaska 06-12-2012
Replies: 24
Views: 1,894
Posted By hangupndrive
Re: San Juans; advice & suggestions

I have to second the suggestion to either purchase or borrow a copy of the Canadian Hydrographic Service Current Atlas along with tables for the current year. Currents can move anywhere from 1-5 kt...
Forum: Pacific Northwest & Alaska 05-04-2012
Replies: 4
Views: 521
Posted By hangupndrive
Re: Rentals/Day Trip out of Everett.

Seattle Sailing Club would be happy to set you up. 206-782-5100.
Forum: Electronics 02-06-2012
Replies: 7
Views: 958
Posted By hangupndrive
Don't expect a lot. Curiosity made me do a quick...

Don't expect a lot. Curiosity made me do a quick check and I see several units for sale. Frankly, I was surprised people were buying the stuff I was selling. I takes a brave person to buy used...
Forum: Electronics 02-06-2012
Replies: 7
Views: 958
Posted By hangupndrive
If you're replacing instruments, definitely look...

If you're replacing instruments, definitely look at a NMEA 2000 system. it can be as simple or as complex as you would like. In 2010, I installed the Garmin GMI 10 system with wind, speed and...
Forum: Pacific Northwest & Alaska 01-16-2012
Replies: 4
Views: 642
Posted By hangupndrive
The 2nd hand marine store in Freemont (Seattle)...

The 2nd hand marine store in Freemont (Seattle) is "Second Wave" not Second Wind. Second Wave-New & Used Marine Supplies (http://www2.secondwave.cc/) it's fun to browse but as with anything used,...
Forum: Pacific Northwest & Alaska 08-01-2011
Replies: 17
Views: 1,514
Posted By hangupndrive
Sad indeed. We just returned from our annual...

Sad indeed. We just returned from our annual Gulf/San Juan Cruise. We witnessed the same thing at Ganges. A pup trying to nurse a boat. The owner reported it to the coast guard station and some...
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