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Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   08-19-2012
Replies: 30
Views: 3,663
Posted By Sailboatlarry
Re: Do it all boat, Caribbean and Rtw

"colvin, depending upon how far you want to turn up the weird-o-meter."

Guess my weird-o-meter is off the charts. I love the Colvin Gazelle. I sailed one around the Caribbean and had a great time....
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   08-18-2012
Replies: 18
Views: 2,061
Posted By Sailboatlarry
Re: Hand starting an atomic 4

I might be a bit paranoid after having water enter my crankcase last year from over cranking. Costing me several oil changes!
Now my SOP is water off when starting. after starting I always check to...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   08-18-2012
Replies: 18
Views: 2,061
Posted By Sailboatlarry
Re: Hand starting an atomic 4

I had the water off in case she didn't get it started. Cranking an atomic 4 without exhaust pressure could lead to water entering the block.

The crank came with the boat but Moyer does sell them....
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   08-18-2012
Replies: 20
Views: 3,343
Posted By Sailboatlarry
Re: Bluewater Sailboat Question

I could be wrong in my thinking here (doubt it). You are looking for a 30 footer to cruise 5-6 people on? That is just not going to happen. I am not speaking without exp. here. I just finished a run...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   08-18-2012
Replies: 18
Views: 2,061
Posted By Sailboatlarry
Hand starting an atomic 4

Hey the boat is a mess so just ignore it! Here is my dear girlfriends first try at handstarting the boat. Her form is not perfect but i am still proud of her.

7a8f24bf.mp4 video by sailboatlarry -...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   07-30-2012
Replies: 90
Views: 9,168
Posted By Sailboatlarry
Re: Calling all Florida sailors

Sorry I spoke a bit to soon logisticaly I just cant make it over there. I will be checking my email If I can help from a distance with anything email me sailboatlarry@gmail.com

Sorry
Larry
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   07-28-2012
Replies: 90
Views: 9,168
Posted By Sailboatlarry
Re: Calling all Florida sailors

Forget about the neo-nazi better then everyone attitude at CF. they made me a bit mad this week.

When is the plan to float the boat? 8-1? I cant make it by boat in that time frame. Will try to...
Forum: Atomic 4   07-28-2012
Replies: 6
Views: 1,071
Posted By Sailboatlarry
Re: Atomic 4 backfiring thru carb, no power

The only way you can backfire through your carb that I know of is, You are firing with your intake valve still open. So either your timing, Firing order is way off or you have a sticky valve.
Forum: Introduce Yourself   07-28-2012
Replies: 2
Views: 266
Posted By Sailboatlarry
Hello Everyone

I am a fulltime liveaboard cruiser in South Florida. Currently I am on the hook in N. Miami making a few repairs Before I continue back to Key West. I would like to talk with others who cruise...
Forum: Introduce Yourself   07-28-2012
Replies: 3,410
Views: 886,689
Posted By Sailboatlarry
Forum: Learning to Sail   01-12-2011
Replies: 9
Views: 5,170
Posted By Sailboatlarry
Not to sure about Naples. But a quick hop up the...

Not to sure about Naples. But a quick hop up the road to Fort Myers beach is the home of the Colgate boats. Not sure if they rent without taking the classes.

Also there Is a great sailing club in...
Forum: Introduce Yourself   01-12-2011
Replies: 2
Views: 562
Posted By Sailboatlarry
Hello From FL Keys

Hi all,

Just checking in to say hello from Marathon Florida. I am the proud owner of a Bristol 27. Its a little chilly outside today so I thought I would sit here and hang out with all of you.
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