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Search: Posts Made By: rgp
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 4
Views: 330
Posted By rgp
Re: sail mail, iridum and windows 8

I'm using Global Marine Networks
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 4
Views: 330
Posted By rgp
sail mail, iridum and windows 8

I'm trying to set up a modem in windows 8 so that I can use my Iridum 9555 phone as a back up way to connect. There isn't any mention of window 8 in the sail mail setup instructions.
Any ideas?...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 25
Views: 1,667
Posted By rgp
Re: Anybody ever go too big?

We've made the move from lasers to a santna 2023, to a waterline 46, to a waterline 55 over the span of 12 years. Each move made in fear of the bigger boat. I think we're done now, but who knows....
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 11-25-2014
Replies: 19
Views: 1,146
Posted By rgp
Normally we sail out of Anacortes, Wa. This past...

Normally we sail out of Anacortes, Wa. This past summer we took the boat to Alaska, and we left in in Wrangell Ak for the winter
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 11-25-2014
Replies: 19
Views: 1,146
Posted By rgp
Re: Your opinion about touch screens

i have the furuno navnet tz touch, I like it
had a regular furuno unit before
Forum: Chartering 11-19-2014
Replies: 6
Views: 941
Posted By rgp
Re: San Juan Islands May 2015

Cabbage Island, at the southern end of Saturna, is our favorite anchorage.
If you go to Ganges check out the movie theater, the Fritz.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 11-02-2014
Replies: 41
Views: 1,971
Posted By rgp
Re: Bilge pump cutoff delay? Narrow bilge

the pick up is made up of what looks like corian with scotch brite attached to the bottom.
it would be easy to make
the arid bilge unit works well, it comes on every 3 hours and puts a vacuum to...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 10-31-2014
Replies: 41
Views: 1,971
Posted By rgp
Re: Bilge pump cutoff delay? Narrow bilge

It wasn't cheap, I don't remember what I paid.
I have mine mounted in my mechanical room, so it's isolated from most of the boat, but still can wake me up. I tend not to use it in auto mode when...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 10-31-2014
Replies: 620
Views: 50,848
Posted By rgp
Re: I hate boats...

MedSailor,
Mark Hanger, Marks marine service, has been doing work for me and my father for years in Anacortes, he is a fantastic mechanic. I would perform acts that are illegal is some states to...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 10-31-2014
Replies: 41
Views: 1,971
Posted By rgp
Re: Bilge pump cutoff delay? Narrow bilge

We brought our boat to Anacortes about 4 years ago, from San Francisco, and have enjoyed the area. We're currently basing out Wrangell, AK for the next couple of years, It's a great place, centrally...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 10-30-2014
Replies: 41
Views: 1,971
Posted By rgp
Re: Bilge pump cutoff delay? Narrow bilge

I installed an arid bilge pump this spring, it works.

Arid Bilge Home (http://www.aridbilge.com/)
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 09-30-2014
Replies: 245
Views: 13,707
Posted By rgp
Re: Best metal sailboat information

Bob,
I'm writing this in the Denver airport suffering thru my second canceled flight of the day, so I'm a bit grumpy.
Your first class seat does have a bigger carbon footprint then my tiny coach...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 09-28-2014
Replies: 200
Views: 16,504
Posted By rgp
Re: Chucking my propane stove, what to replace it with

It worked fine, but takes more time than at home to bake.
We use a cooking stone in the oven, but don't do the baking directly on it, too much of a mess with the corn meal. We use a eight inch...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 09-27-2014
Replies: 200
Views: 16,504
Posted By rgp
Re: Chucking my propane stove, what to replace it with

I use recipes from the book Artisan Bread in Five Minuets, it calls for the oven to be 450 at start, but even with a baking stone in the oven there is a lot of heat loss in the small ovens when the...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 09-26-2014
Replies: 200
Views: 16,504
Posted By rgp
Re: Chucking my propane stove, what to replace it with

I looked for a stove with the most btu's. When baking bread we start at 500 degrees and the force ten didn't like getting up that high, the Dickinson, no problem. The big burner on the stove top...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 09-25-2014
Replies: 200
Views: 16,504
Posted By rgp
Re: Chucking my propane stove, what to replace it with

if you decide to stay with propane, take a look at Dickinson marine stoves.
i switched from a force 10 to the Mediterranean this year and couldn't be happier.
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 09-22-2014
Replies: 245
Views: 13,707
Posted By rgp
Re: Best metal sailboat information

The Steel Hull by Roger McAfee
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 07-25-2014
Replies: 180
Views: 13,459
Posted By rgp
Re: We have fallen for the Cheoy Lee 40 Offshore

The first one is owned by a couple that we meet on the west side of Vancouver Island a couple of years ago, and have become friends with. It's a nice boat.
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 05-03-2014
Replies: 30
Views: 2,643
Posted By rgp
Re: Baba and Tayana 37 fans

I priced a both a 42 & 50 foot Valiant in 2007.
The 42 was $389,750, + about $90,000 in options.
The 50 was $663,750 + about $110,000 in options
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 02-13-2014
Replies: 5,316
Views: 420,655
Posted By rgp
Re: Pros and cons of steel sailboats

Brent
Why did Winston sell his boat?
Last time I ran into he and his wife they were filling Roscoe bay with the smell of fresh baked apple pie.
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 10-22-2013
Replies: 5,316
Views: 420,655
Posted By rgp
Re: Pros and cons of steel sailboats

The boat in the picture is Ed's boat, Metal.
I think you meet my wife, Tracy, and I in the Broughtons this summer, our boat is Delphina
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 08-12-2013
Replies: 5,316
Views: 420,655
Posted By rgp
Re: Pros and cons of steel sailboats

Disclaimer: I own a steel boat
I'm not about to get into a debate about which is better, I'll just describe my experience. As wise person told me the best boat is the one that when you look at it...
Forum: Pacific Northwest & Alaska 02-10-2012
Replies: 3
Views: 1,428
Posted By rgp
fresh water fishing

Bute Inlet 08 (http://www.pacificpro.com/bute_inlet_08.htm)

this link is the only thing i've found about fishing the inlet rivers.
Forum: Pacific Northwest & Alaska 02-09-2012
Replies: 3
Views: 1,428
Posted By rgp
fly fishing bute inlet, southgate and homathko rivers

Has anyone done any fly fishing in these rivers? I'm hoping to dinghy up a ways and fish, late July early August, any advice?
Richard
Forum: Pacific Northwest & Alaska 02-09-2012
Replies: 14
Views: 2,323
Posted By rgp
Thanks for the help.

Thanks for the help.
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