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Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 15
Views: 800
Posted By maccauley123
Waterfront Market

Last year I did a delivery cruise down the East Coast and one thing stood out to me. In nearly every town we stopped there was nowhere near the anchorage to get provisions of any kind. In every case...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   10-18-2014
Replies: 4
Views: 584
Posted By maccauley123
Heading South?

I recently did a.2 week trip from Maine to NC the first 2 weeks in September. The weather was great, the days were long and the marinas and anchorages all had plenty of room. It was a great trip and...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   08-19-2014
Replies: 13
Views: 816
Posted By maccauley123
Re: Throttle won't hold position!

The U clamp is a great idea, wish I had thought of it.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   08-19-2014
Replies: 13
Views: 816
Posted By maccauley123
Throttle won't hold position!

I have a Beneteau 361 which has a Teleflex single arm throttle to control both forward/reverse transmission and throttle. Photo attached. Overall it works fine except it won't hold position where I...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   01-23-2014
Replies: 16
Views: 1,203
Posted By maccauley123
Re: It's Official

Great news Tim, good for you. Sounds like a wonderful plan and one I am envious of, have a great time and the weather gods treat you well.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   01-22-2014
Replies: 19
Views: 2,188
Posted By maccauley123
Re: Route from Maine to North Carolina

Thanks for all the information, just the input I was looking for from those who have sailed through these areas. You have given me much to think about as I continue planning for this trip. Very...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   01-20-2014
Replies: 19
Views: 2,188
Posted By maccauley123
Route from Maine to North Carolina

If all goes as planned I will have the boat and have been sailing it all through the summer so any issues will have been addressed. It is new to me and is 12 years old.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   01-20-2014
Replies: 19
Views: 2,188
Posted By maccauley123
Route from Maine to North Carolina

Later this year, thinking September, I am looking at bringing my new (36 foot) boat from Maine to the Neuse River in North Carolina. I am starting to think about the route to take and looking for...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   01-20-2014
Replies: 52
Views: 2,568
Posted By maccauley123
Re: need help DESIGNING a manual windlass!

I think it would only work on a boat with a lot of forward deck space but the idea I like is a horizontal winch with a heavy stand up wheel for deploying and retrieving the line. With a heavy wheel...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   01-20-2014
Replies: 24
Views: 1,425
Posted By maccauley123
Re: replacing fixed windows

I did this 4-5 years ago on my 1971 Ericson 29. The original windows were leaking badly and were one of the worst sources of water inside the cabin. I removed them and replaced them with plexiglass...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   10-16-2013
Replies: 18
Views: 3,137
Posted By maccauley123
Re: Hunter 356 - Anyone sailed on one?

Thanks Don, appreciate it, I hadn't found it yet and was still interested. I know the list is very subjective but I still consider it being on this list one more solid recommendation. Many of the...
Forum: Crew Wanted/Available   10-06-2013
Replies: 6
Views: 762
Posted By maccauley123
Sabbatical in 2014

Do a search for web site offshore passage opportunities. Hooks people with boats doing ocean passages with those looking to crew.
Forum: Hunter   10-06-2013
Replies: 5
Views: 1,139
Posted By maccauley123
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   10-05-2013
Replies: 18
Views: 3,137
Posted By maccauley123
Re: Hunter 356 - Anyone sailed on one?

Don, I've been looking for the Cruisers World reference you make below and can't locate it. Can you point me to a URL? I have the 2001 best production boat under 200,000 reference but can't find...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   10-05-2013
Replies: 18
Views: 3,137
Posted By maccauley123
Hunter 356 - Anyone sailed on one?

Faster, that's why I posted this looking for people who actually sailed the 356 to get their impressions from actual experience. I agree that real experience is the only one I can give any validity...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   10-04-2013
Replies: 18
Views: 3,137
Posted By maccauley123
Hunter 356 - Anyone sailed on one?

Thanks Don, that is pretty much what I have heard, just takes learning some different lessons. Whats funny is all of the criticisms I heard about the rig come I think from those who have never sailed...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   10-04-2013
Replies: 18
Views: 3,137
Posted By maccauley123
Hunter 356 - Anyone sailed on one?

Thanks for pointer to 21 reviews on Sailboatowners, didn't find that before. Read through and all were positive and very happy with boat. I looked at Legend 35.5 and it is pretty but a review said...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   10-03-2013
Replies: 18
Views: 3,137
Posted By maccauley123
Hunter 356 - Anyone sailed on one?

Faster, why are the legend boats better constructed? What specifically makes the 356 of poorer construction?
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   10-03-2013
Replies: 18
Views: 3,137
Posted By maccauley123
Hunter 356 - Anyone sailed on one?

I am looking at purchasing a 2002 Hunter 356 which I really like. Everything I can find about the boat says it is well constructed and sails well and my wife and I really like the layout. My wife...
Forum: Hunter   10-01-2013
Replies: 5
Views: 1,139
Posted By maccauley123
Re: Any Hunter 356 Owners out there?

I have read 3-4 published reviews and all were positive. I also found no owner reviews on Sailnet so was hoping to get real life feedback this way.
Forum: Hunter   10-01-2013
Replies: 5
Views: 1,139
Posted By maccauley123
Any Hunter 356 Owners out there?

I am looking at purchasing a 2002 Hunter 356 which I really like. Everything I can find about the boat says it is well constructed and sails well and my wife and I really like the layout. I will of...
Forum: Introduce Yourself   07-28-2013
Replies: 8
Views: 342
Posted By maccauley123
Sailing Bug

Good to see another convert. Once bitten you are infected for life. Enjoy
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   07-18-2013
Replies: 7
Views: 473
Posted By maccauley123
Re: Question on Fuel Filter Replacement

Ok, it definitely sounds like it was air in line. I reviewed my manual and mentions nothing about a bypass back to tank. Sounds real handy. It only talks about cracking the injectors and pushing fuel...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   07-18-2013
Replies: 7
Views: 473
Posted By maccauley123
Re: Question on Fuel Filter Replacement

From the first racor filter to the fuel pump is at least a few feet of fuel line, plus the volume of fuel in the filters themselves which may be a tenth of a gallon. Trying to get a rough idea of how...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   07-18-2013
Replies: 7
Views: 473
Posted By maccauley123
Question on Fuel Filter Replacement

I finally got around to changing the fuel filters on my Universal M320B engine this morning. The whole process went well removing old filters, filling new ones with diesel before installing and...
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