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Search: Posts Made By: davealves
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 09-27-2002
Replies: 4
Views: 3,675
Posted By davealves
mooring costs in new england

Moorings in RI are expensive and hard to come by in the southern part of Naragansett Bay.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 09-11-2002
Replies: 7
Views: 8,385
Posted By davealves
Basic diffeences between a cruising chute and a Geenaker ?

Just to throw my two cents worth in, I single hand a 40’ fractionally rigged sloop and find it no problem to fly a symmetrical spinnaker. I use an ATN stuffer, and with some forethought and the...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 08-26-2002
Replies: 6
Views: 709
Posted By davealves
battery lifespan

Hi All,

I was wondering what type of life I can get out of a set of batteries. They are the old flooded cell type, and had a tough existence for the first few years (infrequent charging...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 08-15-2002
Replies: 17
Views: 2,336
Posted By davealves
Wanted: Hinckley,Swan,J105,BeneHunterCat

Hi Thorsten,

Your list of desires is completely possible. Look at early 80''s and older boats. You can find older boats that are well cared for, well equipped, affordable, sail well and...
Forum: Crew Wanted/Available 08-13-2002
Replies: 12
Views: 2,361
Posted By davealves
Heading to Caribbean, Fall ''''02

Hi gneidig and jjacob,

Please e-mail me at the address listed in the first message.

Thanks
Dave
Forum: Crew Wanted/Available 07-19-2002
Replies: 12
Views: 2,361
Posted By davealves
Heading to Caribbean, Fall ''''02

Hi Surfer69. Drop me an e-mail at the address listed in the first message.

Thanks
Dave
Forum: Chartering 07-10-2002
Replies: 1
Views: 1,140
Posted By davealves
Nove Scotia charters?

Hello all,

Does anyone have any info on chartering a sailboat on the eastern side of Nova Scotia? Thanks for any information you might share.

Dave
Forum: Crew Wanted/Available 07-08-2002
Replies: 12
Views: 2,361
Posted By davealves
Heading to Caribbean, Fall ''''02

Thanks Mary Beth,
I wish you could come along too.

Regards
Dave
Forum: Crew Wanted/Available 07-03-2002
Replies: 12
Views: 2,361
Posted By davealves
Heading to Caribbean, Fall ''''02

What''s your e-mail address? Or send a message to mine, its listed in the first message.

Thanks
Dave
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 07-01-2002
Replies: 37
Views: 10,491
Posted By davealves
Folding Dinghy Opinions

Hi,

I have the same problem. I like to row and finding a suitable tender that will fit on a 40'' sloop was tough. For near by coastal travel I tow a 16'' wherry, but its way too big to put...
Forum: Seamanship & Navigation 06-19-2002
Replies: 0
Views: 1,367
Posted By davealves
Kimberlite, are you around?

Hi Kimberlite,

If you could, please drop me a line at Goldenrod_02835@yahoo.com. I''d like to ask you a question or two about your experiences in getting crew.

Thanks
Dave
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 06-11-2002
Replies: 5
Views: 793
Posted By davealves
Handheld GPS''''s below deck

Hi,

I have a handheld, a Garmin 48, that I mounted below. I got a holder, an antenna and a power cable. It works great that way. I got a handheld because I use it in the field for my job. ...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 06-10-2002
Replies: 0
Views: 532
Posted By davealves
Folding/2 part tenders?

Hi All,

I''ve been looking on the net and I see a British folding pram with a sailing rig. It looks pretty neat. Does any body have any experience with these or anything like it?

Thanks...
Forum: Crew Wanted/Available 06-10-2002
Replies: 12
Views: 2,361
Posted By davealves
Heading to Caribbean, Fall ''''02

Please e-mail me at Goldenrod_02835@yahoo.com.

Thanks
dave
Forum: Crew Wanted/Available 06-04-2002
Replies: 12
Views: 2,361
Posted By davealves
Heading to Caribbean, Fall ''''02

Hello all,

Its a bit early, but I''m heading south this fall and would like crew for the trip. I have a 40'' sloop with all of the necessary safety gear. It has three sleeping cabins so privacy...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 05-28-2002
Replies: 2
Views: 2,992
Posted By davealves
Perkins 4-108

It all depends. What''s the weight of the boat, beam, prop pitch, etc. I have a 4-108 in a 40'' Jeanneau which displaces 16,000 lbs, two blade folding prop, 12''8" beam and I burn a bit less than a...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 05-22-2002
Replies: 4
Views: 1,215
Posted By davealves
Ice box drain tube

I had the same problem on my boat. The connection at the bottom of the ice box was not accessable so I couldn''t take the whole thing off and clean it. I got a hose to barb connector from the local...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 05-17-2002
Replies: 2
Views: 1,000
Posted By davealves
Standing Rigging

I have a 1981 Jeanneau and I just got it all replaced. The people I''ve spoken to all suggested by 20 years it was past time. The suggested rerplacement period ran from 10-15 years, with all...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 05-17-2002
Replies: 4
Views: 4,540
Posted By davealves
buying a wood boat

I''ve built and owned wooden boats. I have one suggestion, knowing nothing about the design or builder. Get it surveyed by someone who knows wooden boats. I cannot stress this enough!

Good...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 05-15-2002
Replies: 3
Views: 618
Posted By davealves
Need to purigy water?

I''m not sure what size the membrane is in a water maker. To filter out virus'' you need to get down to 1/3 of a micron. Small bacteria is in the 3-8 micron size. When I used to design holding...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 05-14-2002
Replies: 33
Views: 4,893
Posted By davealves
which type dinghy is the better

The right dinghy is a constant topic of discussion. I like to row, so an inflatable is not the answer. I also don''t care to mess with an outboard(carry gas, etc.). For coastal cruising/day sailing...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 05-06-2002
Replies: 4
Views: 6,830
Posted By davealves
Boston Whaler Harpoon 5.2

I owned one in the 1980''s. it was a fine boat, a bit heavy by todays standards, but a good sailer. I used it in the Mid-Coast Maine area, once doing the belfast round Islesboro race. If the price...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 04-26-2002
Replies: 23
Views: 5,571
Posted By davealves
Recommendations on a 22 - 26 ft weekender?

I used to have a Pearson 26 in Maine. I kept her in Tenants Harbor and cruised the area with a family of four, the kids were early teens, and a large dog. It was a nice boat for that and the...
Forum: Crew Wanted/Available 04-22-2002
Replies: 3
Views: 1,061
Posted By davealves
Fall ''''02 Caribbean trip

Get in touch using the e-mail address posted above, we can discuss the particulars.

regards
Dave
Forum: Crew Wanted/Available 04-16-2002
Replies: 3
Views: 1,061
Posted By davealves
Fall ''''02 Caribbean trip

Get in touch using the e-mail address posted above, we can discuss the particulars.

regards
Dave
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