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Search: Posts Made By: dave22q
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 09-23-2013
Replies: 58
Views: 3,964
Posted By dave22q
Re: Experience with TowBoat US

are you talking about 'boat us' or a copycat? either way you need to stop your do-it-yourself foolishness and (A) involve your insurance company and (B) hire a lawyer. you are in a legal mess and...
Forum: Living Aboard 04-21-2013
Replies: 5
Views: 752
Posted By dave22q
Re: sulfa smell in water

thanks for the replies. i narrowed it down to main tank cause no problem on backup tank after clearing the hoses. placed 6 oz chlorox added 4-5 gal water moving hose to get some mixing action. let...
Forum: Living Aboard 04-20-2013
Replies: 5
Views: 752
Posted By dave22q
sulfa smell in water

after last tank fill i started noting sulfa smell in my water. never had problem before and 2ed tank seems ok. if i let the water sit overnite the smell goes away. i'm thinking empty problem tank,...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 04-09-2013
Replies: 10
Views: 4,725
Posted By dave22q
Re: Outboard motor bracket

sounds like incompatible uses-- dinghy low power short shaft. auxulary moderate power long shaft. unless your boat is configured to use an auxilary outboard you have a number of issues starting...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 04-09-2013
Replies: 18
Views: 1,670
Posted By dave22q
Re: outboard on my 12 foot sailing dinghy- bracket or not??

I see no reason for a bracket, just buy the right size motor. any small outboard should tilt well clear of the water. 5 hp may be a little oversize but the weight savings going down to a 2.5 are...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 04-09-2013
Replies: 6
Views: 312
Posted By dave22q
waterline leak

I have a very small pressure leak in my Morgan 33 fresh water system. I know its there because when things are quiet I hear the pump cycle on for a few seconds every 20 minutes or so. Am pretty...
Forum: Morgan 03-18-2013
Replies: 10
Views: 1,170
Posted By dave22q
re: New Morgan owner

you might try asking charlie morgan. he helped me with some questions. the larger morgans were not designed to sail with much heel. i would guess less than 10 deg is optimal. your teletales and log...
Forum: Morgan 03-18-2013
Replies: 3
Views: 435
Posted By dave22q
Re: Morgan 33 Documentation

i have manual for 1976 33' out islander. if thats what u need let me know what you need.
dave22q@hotmail.com
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 03-18-2013
Replies: 58
Views: 3,964
Posted By dave22q
Re: Experience with TowBoat US

i have two experiences in florida keys. am well satisfied with their professionalism and courtesy. on larger sailboat I would expect them to advise waiting until last hour of a rising tide unless...
Forum: Living Aboard 12-31-2012
Replies: 106
Views: 12,090
Posted By dave22q
Re: The Galley - Must Haves, Don't Needs & Wish List

depends on size of galley. i agree microwave is marginal but electric convection oven/hot plate is not. glassware is nice but plastic much more practical. bpwls need to be extra deep, cups/mugs...
Forum: Living Aboard 12-31-2012
Replies: 20
Views: 2,071
Posted By dave22q
Re: Hard choices..

re: hard choices
if mother is bad as you say fight for custody or buy it. kidnapping really bad idea as is trying to make a living abroad. as a first step you might see how you feel sleeping and...
Forum: Learning to Sail 12-31-2012
Replies: 11
Views: 1,597
Posted By dave22q
Re: Two dumb anchoring questions

rudder position not important. length of rode is. you need to know your neighbor's setup on else allow lots of extra distance. good rule of thumb is if you have doubts add more distance.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 12-31-2012
Replies: 2
Views: 342
Posted By dave22q
autopilot- laptop comm unicationds

i have raymarine autopilot system (st6002 controller) which is easy to use but not easy to load a course. on my laptop i have seaclear which is easy to plot a course. there has got to be a way to...
Forum: Living Aboard 01-15-2012
Replies: 106
Views: 17,773
Posted By dave22q
Smile good for you

you might want to consider an on-shore locations for stuff you really want to keep that will not like the high humidity salt air beach enviroment - suites, ties, rare books...
welcome aboard.
Forum: Seamanship & Navigation 01-02-2012
Replies: 22
Views: 4,953
Posted By dave22q
looks like slip knot to me also. does have...

looks like slip knot to me also. does have benefit of not binding/ easy to loosen as well as quick and easy to tie. will jam on a teardrop thimble and i've never seen a round one.

According to...
Forum: Living Aboard 01-02-2012
Replies: 6
Views: 2,997
Posted By dave22q
a little north is New Smyrna Beach city marina -...

a little north is New Smyrna Beach city marina - reasonable, good enviroment, nice people. call first, they don't have a lot of vacant slips.
Forum: Living Aboard 01-02-2012
Replies: 106
Views: 17,773
Posted By dave22q
you might consider splitting your live aboard and...

you might consider splitting your live aboard and sailing interests. a combination of a liveaboard boat possibly with no motor and a small 18-24 sailboat to learn and explore on.
i suspect you...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 01-02-2012
Replies: 12
Views: 1,557
Posted By dave22q
Forespar confirmed was an old model telescoping...

Forespar confirmed was an old model telescoping wisker pole and not a reaching strut despite the open hook end. The sheet went on the roller, sail was not directly engaged. they sill suggest not...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 12-30-2011
Replies: 12
Views: 1,557
Posted By dave22q
thanks for the quick feedback. the photo is...

thanks for the quick feedback. the photo is correct. my application is for my morgan 33 genoa as a wisker pole. this is supposed to be a forespar telescoping 7-17' which is what the website calls...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 12-30-2011
Replies: 9
Views: 6,723
Posted By dave22q
thanks for your input.

thanks for your input.
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 12-30-2011
Replies: 9
Views: 6,723
Posted By dave22q
i've had my morgan 33 OI about a year and am...

i've had my morgan 33 OI about a year and am amazed at the poorly built comments. i did not see any in my pre-purchase research and i doubt if you can find this opinion repeated in many places. this...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 12-29-2011
Replies: 12
Views: 1,557
Posted By dave22q
wisker pole end

i'm looking at similar pole. does the hook engage the clew or the snap shackle on the sheet? opening facing aft? also the is a sheeve (pully) inside the hook is that for rigging a line from the...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 06-10-2011
Replies: 15
Views: 1,551
Posted By dave22q
years ago i had a portable bilge pump w/ dry cell...

years ago i had a portable bilge pump w/ dry cell 12v battery. if u can't find one its not difficult juryrigging one. u do not need a car size battery.
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 06-07-2011
Replies: 6
Views: 1,874
Posted By dave22q
first will u trade comfort for speed. morgan 33...

first will u trade comfort for speed. morgan 33 is great if yes but you won't beat anybody up wind. dont be fooled by length some narrow 35 footers have less confort than a beamy 28. try to spend...
Forum: Living Aboard 06-07-2011
Replies: 23
Views: 5,126
Posted By dave22q
start with city marinas. always the best prices...

start with city marinas. always the best prices and many allow livaboard such as miami (dade county- 3 sites), edgewater, ft pierce and boot key. also get a current marina guide- careful a lot on...
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