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Forum: Gear & Maintenance   01-05-2011
Replies: 17
Views: 6,128
Posted By mikeedmo
Have both. The myerchim seized up in about a...

Have both. The myerchim seized up in about a year. Bought a boye at the Miami Boat Show and it's alot better quality and the action remains smooth.
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   01-14-2010
Replies: 18
Views: 5,466
Posted By mikeedmo
Buy It!!

Buy It!!
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   01-13-2010
Replies: 3
Views: 504
Posted By mikeedmo
Boater dieson sailboat

Boater dies on sailboat

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Email: dmgould@wptv.com (dmgould@wptv.com)
Last Update: 2:05 pm </TD></TR></TBODY></TABLE>

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Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   12-06-2009
Replies: 3
Views: 2,215
Posted By mikeedmo
The Palm Beach Sailing Club is on the west side...

The Palm Beach Sailing Club is on the west side of the mooring area you're talking about (south of Peanut Island). They're most welcoming.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   09-13-2009
Replies: 71
Views: 39,812
Posted By mikeedmo
These are the guys that started the helix stuff...

These are the guys that started the helix stuff (see AB Chance below... I think Helix actually buys their product from them... or so I've been told). The units you buy in hardware stores are really...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   06-06-2009
Replies: 3
Views: 598
Posted By mikeedmo
Many thanks for the sage advice once again!

Many thanks for the sage advice once again!
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   06-05-2009
Replies: 3
Views: 598
Posted By mikeedmo
Cool While we're in the slip should we keep the battery charger on 24/7?

We are in and out of our slip here in South Florida where we have shore power. Is there any benefit to the life of the battery bank to either fully charge the batteries and turn off the charger,...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   01-23-2009
Replies: 7
Views: 1,580
Posted By mikeedmo
Ill. man rescued, another missing in Indian Ocean

Ill. man rescued, another missing in Indian Ocean

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Forum: Sailboat Design and Construction   09-22-2008
Replies: 3
Views: 3,405
Posted By mikeedmo
We used it on a lark about 2 seasons ago. Here...

We used it on a lark about 2 seasons ago. Here is south florida it keeps down the build up on the prop and makes it easier to scrap off for about a season but in the long run we wouldn't suffer the...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   09-22-2008
Replies: 1
Views: 671
Posted By mikeedmo
Unhappy Sister boat and marina damage from Ike

This is the blog for some friends who own the sister ship to our Kadey Krogen. Amazing that the entire marina floated off the pilings, stayed together but deposited the slips and boats 400 feet from...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   09-11-2008
Replies: 44
Views: 7,463
Posted By mikeedmo
Interesting alternative to the shackle discussion...

Interesting alternative to the shackle discussion is a bridle plate, we bought one from a group called collido nautique a couple of years back. Other than an initial issue with chinese cotter pins...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   06-22-2008
Replies: 7
Views: 3,260
Posted By mikeedmo
We used the Belzona 1121 on our water tanks, two...

We used the Belzona 1121 on our water tanks, two part, easy to mix and apply and (I don't want to jinx us) but the tank doesn't leak any more. It is very expensive though, but it kept us from having...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   06-04-2008
Replies: 4
Views: 3,107
Posted By mikeedmo
Bought the system at the Miami Boat Show two years ago

You can't go wrong, air between the mattress and bunk, great cushioning. Makes our 4 inch foam seem like a bed at home.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   06-02-2008
Replies: 19
Views: 1,135
Posted By mikeedmo
Reminds me of dial-up days

I've noticed the same over the last day or so, haven't had the patience to spend any time here. Maybe they're upgrading something :cool:
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   04-27-2008
Replies: 16
Views: 16,434
Posted By mikeedmo
From West marine website - user comments: ...

From West marine website - user comments:

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Forum: Gear & Maintenance   03-16-2008
Replies: 18
Views: 1,612
Posted By mikeedmo
I'll chime in with my 2 cents. We just bought a...

I'll chime in with my 2 cents. We just bought a new latex for our home, prescribed by my allergy MD as it's hypo-allergenic. Lasts close to a life-time and so far it sleeps better than any...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   02-03-2008
Replies: 0
Views: 829
Posted By mikeedmo
Lake O route closing as level keeps sinking

Navigation lock is closed indefinitely.:mad:

http://www.palmbeachpost.com/localnews/content/local_news/epaper/2008/02/02/s1c_LakeO_0202.html?imw=Y
Forum: Living Aboard   02-02-2008
Replies: 37
Views: 6,774
Posted By mikeedmo
We bought the stoli system at the Miami Boat Show...

We bought the stoli system at the Miami Boat Show two years ago, best investment ever, we use the Stoli System under a 3" memory foam and it sleeps better than our home mattress. It 's not very...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   01-09-2008
Replies: 20
Views: 2,258
Posted By mikeedmo
Stranded Trans-Atlantic saillor recalls ordeal

http://today.msnbc.msn.com/id/22573279/

SV Alchemy
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   12-26-2007
Replies: 35
Views: 5,022
Posted By mikeedmo
I've read in a number of studies that if you...

I've read in a number of studies that if you actually have a radar system on board that the radar antennae itself reflects better than any of the passive systems we're talking about. Makes sense to...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   11-29-2007
Replies: 8
Views: 2,212
Posted By mikeedmo
Riviera Beach Marina

Just as you enter the Lake Worth Inlet on the west side of Peanut Island. Easy fuel pull up and either mooring or you can rent a slip at the marina.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   11-23-2007
Replies: 6
Views: 3,429
Posted By mikeedmo
Excellent advice!! Many thanks.. we're off!!!

Excellent advice!! Many thanks.. we're off!!!
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   11-22-2007
Replies: 6
Views: 3,429
Posted By mikeedmo
Leaving your dingy on a mooring while you're day sailing?

We have a mooring just south of the ocean inlet. We're seeing folks dingying out to their moored boats and leaving their dingy at the mooring. Any thoughts on what may be the best way to secure the...
Forum: Seamanship & Navigation   10-07-2007
Replies: 11
Views: 1,693
Posted By mikeedmo
That's exactly what concerns me, staying in the...

That's exactly what concerns me, staying in the boat which most probably is going to catch on fire (as these boats did in St. Juliens Creek) or jump in and swim and risk an electrified water field. ...
Forum: Seamanship & Navigation   10-07-2007
Replies: 11
Views: 1,693
Posted By mikeedmo
Question Good info on collision, what if it's an overhead electrical cable?

Latest "Seaworthy" bulletin has a couple of examples of sailors taking a wrong turn on the ICW (wound up in St. Juliens Creek, he was the 4th boat to make the mistake, survived but after a lengthy...
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