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Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   05-01-2010
Replies: 5
Views: 706
Posted By funsailthekeys
Would you be interested in Charlotte Harbor area?

Would you be interested in Charlotte Harbor area?
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   04-30-2010
Replies: 3
Views: 744
Posted By funsailthekeys
Shame , I sold a new one and a used one on e-bay.

Shame , I sold a new one and a used one on e-bay.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   04-26-2010
Replies: 51
Views: 6,716
Posted By funsailthekeys
I guess I'm not clear, after signing tow...

I guess I'm not clear, after signing tow agreement he was towed and later he was informed that the bill would be around $40,000.00. Since his insurance had expired there wasn't any coverage and was...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   04-26-2010
Replies: 51
Views: 6,716
Posted By funsailthekeys
As it turns out my boat was the one that was...

As it turns out my boat was the one that was covered with Tow Boat and the other was a friend of mine.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   04-25-2010
Replies: 51
Views: 6,716
Posted By funsailthekeys
I believe that Sea Tow has you sign things then...

I believe that Sea Tow has you sign things then tells you the damage.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   04-25-2010
Replies: 51
Views: 6,716
Posted By funsailthekeys
I do know that Sea Tow had the owner sign the...

I do know that Sea Tow had the owner sign the forms before towing began and Tow Boat had the owner sign the paper work after the tow was over.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   04-24-2010
Replies: 26
Views: 3,879
Posted By funsailthekeys
Great video, Catalina couldn't do any better!

Great video, Catalina couldn't do any better!
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   04-24-2010
Replies: 26
Views: 3,879
Posted By funsailthekeys
Sounds like a Catalina 22 or McGregor 26 is...

Sounds like a Catalina 22 or McGregor 26 is suitable for your needs as both are intended for the mast to be easily raised and lowered.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   04-24-2010
Replies: 51
Views: 6,716
Posted By funsailthekeys
Piracy is alive and well in Charlotte Harbor, Fl

Could someone please explain to me how identical boats ( Gulfstar 45's) both run aground during low tide ( both within the channel markers) one at the entrance to Burnt Store Marina and the other at...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   07-12-2009
Replies: 20
Views: 6,802
Posted By funsailthekeys
I still have the system, it also includes older...

I still have the system, it also includes older ST 50 Depth and speed gages as well as the new ST 50 Bi-data gage with transducers. In all there are 4 gages and 3 transducers with manuals and wiring....
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   04-08-2009
Replies: 183
Views: 186,919
Posted By funsailthekeys
Hirsch gulfstar 45

I am glad that Gulfstar made the list. Some of the Gulfstar models are less than desirable to me. The one I did buy ( my 3rd and last sailboat) is a Hirsch Gulfstar 45. The points I like the best are...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   04-08-2009
Replies: 10
Views: 3,941
Posted By funsailthekeys
If you are looking for hatches that will not...

If you are looking for hatches that will not shatter, look past Lewmar,I have several in my office that are in no less than 4 pieces.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   04-02-2009
Replies: 15
Views: 1,435
Posted By funsailthekeys
We tend to try and get as much rest as possible...

We tend to try and get as much rest as possible because when things go wrong it's always when you're tired never when you just woke up and are totally refreshed.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   03-31-2009
Replies: 35
Views: 4,288
Posted By funsailthekeys
I have the same problem with my wind instrument....

I have the same problem with my wind instrument. After 26 years the digital wind speed can hardly be read. I have had to repair about 6 Raymarine systems in the last year so I'm not too keen on it,...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   03-31-2009
Replies: 1
Views: 512
Posted By funsailthekeys
West Marine pages 639 and 641, priced from $1.79...

West Marine pages 639 and 641, priced from $1.79 to $69.99.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   03-31-2009
Replies: 17
Views: 1,271
Posted By funsailthekeys
The only time we use A/C is at the dock and there...

The only time we use A/C is at the dock and there you don't need a generator. When at anchor there is enough breeze most of the time and fans when there isn't.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   03-31-2009
Replies: 14
Views: 1,770
Posted By funsailthekeys
Price seems to me alittle high. My coverage is...

Price seems to me alittle high. My coverage is ten times that for about the same price.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   03-31-2009
Replies: 11
Views: 3,033
Posted By funsailthekeys
I had the same problem, the alarms went off...

I had the same problem, the alarms went off telling me it was over heating. After checking and changing everything that could be changed it still would read hot at higher RPMs. The sending unit was...
Forum: Sailboat Design and Construction   03-27-2009
Replies: 55
Views: 5,525
Posted By funsailthekeys
Nice Boat!

Nice Boat!
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   03-27-2009
Replies: 13
Views: 1,244
Posted By funsailthekeys
reefer for boat

I just installed a small sub- zero freezer from Compact Appliances. It's AC/DC and runs on 4 amps when on hard freeze. The compressor is 12 volts so I just hard wired it in on a breaker. The...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   03-25-2009
Replies: 20
Views: 6,802
Posted By funsailthekeys
ST 50 Wind Display

I currently have a ST 50 complete system for sale. A new bi-data gage with new transducers and a used wind display gage with mast transducer and 97 ' new mast harness for the mast head transducer....
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   03-23-2009
Replies: 5
Views: 1,393
Posted By funsailthekeys
I've done this twice. We remove the coupling,...

I've done this twice. We remove the coupling, slide the shaft back, then dive under and tap rags in around the shaft. We then remove the hose and packing and slip the new hose and packing into place....
Forum: Chartering   03-17-2009
Replies: 7
Views: 2,236
Posted By funsailthekeys
Nice boat!

It's a beautiful boat but still only has berths for 8. The Jaguar 36 and Fountaine Pajot 40 have 6 berths to fit 10.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   03-16-2009
Replies: 2
Views: 390
Posted By funsailthekeys
To be quite honest it would be cheaper and less...

To be quite honest it would be cheaper and less wear and tear on the boat to truck it to Texas and leave from there.
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   03-06-2009
Replies: 2
Views: 641
Posted By funsailthekeys
Decoy Dingy

Does anyone else use a decoy dingy while they are away from their boat? We have a cheap roll up we use to put in the water behind our boat so it looks as if some one is on board. I don't know how...
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