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Forum: Gear & Maintenance   03-05-2012
Replies: 7
Views: 771
Posted By dougshipl
Re: Fuel Monitor Floscan - Yanmar 62hp

Neverknow and Tommays, thank you so much for your replies. Your comment about the gph and rpm at a glance is a very good point as I was trying to justify the additional $. Makes perfect sense.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   03-05-2012
Replies: 4
Views: 1,482
Posted By dougshipl
Re: GAM SSB Backstay Antenna

Windward, Hellosailor and Celenoglu - thank you so much for your prompt replies. I will take all in consideration. I'll try Windwards first then fall back on the others. Thank you for taking the time...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   03-05-2012
Replies: 4
Views: 1,482
Posted By dougshipl
GAM SSB Backstay Antenna

We just purchased the SSB backstay antenna from GAM for our iCon 802. Our backstay on our 46 foot sloop is split and runs about 15' from the deck to the fitting that joins the port and starboard...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   02-24-2012
Replies: 7
Views: 771
Posted By dougshipl
Fuel Monitor Floscan - Yanmar 62hp

I am in the market for a fuel monitoring system and recently looked at the FloScan 7500. Does anyone have experience with FloScan...or others? All comments greatly appreciated. Thx
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   12-02-2011
Replies: 4
Views: 844
Posted By dougshipl
Thanks Capt. I was considering leaving the engine...

Thanks Capt. I was considering leaving the engine supported Grunert cold plate in place and mounting the Frigoboat thin, 10"x40", evap plate right below it...so the systems would be truely...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   11-30-2011
Replies: 4
Views: 844
Posted By dougshipl
Thanks Celenoglu

Thanks Celenoglu
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   11-30-2011
Replies: 4
Views: 844
Posted By dougshipl
Dual refer system Frigoboat & Grunert

We're installing a Frigoboat k50, keel cooled,12volt refer and freezer system supported by our house bank batteries. Our current system is a Grunert engine supported system, which works ok but it's a...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   06-08-2011
Replies: 6
Views: 2,335
Posted By dougshipl
Thank you both !

Thank you both !
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   06-06-2011
Replies: 6
Views: 2,335
Posted By dougshipl
So if I understand you correctly, it would plug...

So if I understand you correctly, it would plug into the 2 RCA type sockets in the back of the Sony?
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   06-04-2011
Replies: 6
Views: 2,335
Posted By dougshipl
Raymarine SR100 to Radio for Sirius Music Reception

Not sure if anyone has done this. I'm told by Raymarine in order to get Sirius satellite radio stations on my boats radio to connect my SR100 (the current module to receive Sirius weather my on E80)...
Forum: Florida - Keys   05-04-2011
Replies: 3
Views: 1,586
Posted By dougshipl
Short Cuts - Atlantic to the Gulf

Next week we are heading out on a passage from Miami to Tampa. With a 6' draft and 62' mast height, are there any cuts worth considering other then going all the way down to Key West in effort to...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   04-27-2011
Replies: 17
Views: 2,655
Posted By dougshipl
Handheld Spotlights

Any thoughts on the best for under $200? Thanks
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   03-29-2011
Replies: 20
Views: 6,008
Posted By dougshipl
Excellent info, thanks folks!

Excellent info, thanks folks!
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   03-29-2011
Replies: 103
Views: 13,318
Posted By dougshipl
I use it as a backup with the $50 Navionic app....

I use it as a backup with the $50 Navionic app. in blue water coastal cruising. Would never consider it as a primary.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   03-24-2011
Replies: 20
Views: 6,008
Posted By dougshipl
Solar Panels

We're in the market for solar panels for our 46' sloop. At a recent boat show we saw Defender was carrying GANZ CPV Series. They are thin and light weight. Has anyone tried these out? Any other brand...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   03-01-2011
Replies: 6
Views: 2,714
Posted By dougshipl
Thank you all. We ended up anchoring around the...

Thank you all. We ended up anchoring around the Venetian Causeway, in-between the first and second bridge just N of the inlet. Great weather and great location to all services. Thx again.
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   02-15-2011
Replies: 6
Views: 2,714
Posted By dougshipl
Miami Anchorages

So we're heading to Miami this week but marinas are $8 a foot due to boat show. Any recomendations for safe anchorages. We're 46' sloop with 63'mast and draw 6'. All thoughts appreciated! Thanks!
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   02-08-2011
Replies: 30
Views: 13,407
Posted By dougshipl
We're in the warm waters of FL and have been...

We're in the warm waters of FL and have been using Trinidad SR over our 2000e for years. No issues, and as noted prep and application is everything. With that said, a few years back we had an Irwin...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   02-08-2011
Replies: 15
Views: 4,730
Posted By dougshipl
Excellent - thank you all

Excellent - thank you all
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   01-26-2011
Replies: 15
Views: 4,730
Posted By dougshipl
Cool. Thank you Frogwatch. Any thoughts on Panama...

Cool. Thank you Frogwatch. Any thoughts on Panama City or Destin areas?
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   01-26-2011
Replies: 143
Views: 9,281
Posted By dougshipl
Every blue water cruiser should have some...

Every blue water cruiser should have some understaning of it as it's really not that difficult. I learned the basics at age 12. If you can add and subtract you can do celestial navigation. Its just a...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   01-21-2011
Replies: 15
Views: 4,730
Posted By dougshipl
Recomendations On FL Panhandle Marinas

Looking to relocate our 46 sailboat that draws 6' from the East coast of Florida to the Panhandle. Mast is 64' from waterline. Looking for a safe and enjoyable area to keep boat from between Orange...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   11-08-2010
Replies: 4
Views: 1,251
Posted By dougshipl
Xantrex Linklite and Pro Battery Monitor

Any thoughts on either one? Looking for a battery monitor and they keep coming up as versatile. Are they difficult to install? We have six 6volt batteries (4 for house bank and 2 for windlass) and...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   11-08-2010
Replies: 4
Views: 552
Posted By dougshipl
Xantrex Linklite and Pro Battery Monitor

Any thoughts on either one? Looking for a battery monitor and they keep coming up as versatile. Are they difficult to install? We have six 6volt batteries (4 for house bank and 2 for windlass) and...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   11-08-2010
Replies: 4
Views: 552
Posted By dougshipl
SSB Recomendations

Im in the market for a SSB to be used on sailboat. Using it for bluewater communication, a little email and weather faxes. Any thoughts on the new iCom M802 or any others? All comments appreciated.
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