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Forum: Diesel   1 Week Ago
Replies: 4
Views: 277
Posted By bubb2
Re: where to buy rebuilt / used Yanmar engine

Try Yanmar as they are rebuilding their own engines now. YANMAR | Yanmar America Launches Diesel Engine Remanufacturing Business Unit...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   11-10-2014
Replies: 23
Views: 1,264
Posted By bubb2
Re: Recommend a decent Hand Salve?

Amazon.com:*Customer Reviews: Corn Huskers Oil-Free Hand Lotion -- 7 fl oz
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   11-10-2014
Replies: 14
Views: 952
Posted By bubb2
Re: Winter in the water

http://3.bp.blogspot.com/-DZSq0y2WuUs/TP0RAzv3d1I/AAAAAAAAAHw/jaQ5Kidg5-Q/s1600/DSCF7105.JPG
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   09-15-2014
Replies: 40
Views: 2,676
Posted By bubb2
Re: How do you stretch your season in the northeast

Become a hard water sailor
http://graphics8.nytimes.com/images/2009/02/13/travel/13iceboats-600.jpg
Forum: Learning to Sail   09-13-2014
Replies: 18
Views: 3,073
Posted By bubb2
Re: Docking and Undocking

The space ship Enterprise undocks, the rest of us that own sailboats cast off.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   09-09-2014
Replies: 19
Views: 949
Posted By bubb2
Re: Boat registration NY/NJ

NY, the state of your residence. Just like if you bought a car in Jersey
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   08-31-2014
Replies: 5,316
Views: 449,548
Posted By bubb2
Re: Pros and cons of steel sailboats

Good to know. I will keep that in mind when reading your posts.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   05-29-2014
Replies: 41
Views: 3,549
Posted By bubb2
Re: RYA yachtmaster vs USCG license Captain vs ICC

Yachtmaster - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/United_States_Coast_Guard_Charter_Boat_Captain's_license
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   05-29-2014
Replies: 41
Views: 3,549
Posted By bubb2
Re: RYA yachtmaster vs USCG license Captain vs ICC

If you ever want to carry passengers in the US for hire. A USCG licence is the only one recognized.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   04-02-2014
Replies: 10
Views: 972
Posted By bubb2
Re: Gennaker that is undersized - dangerous?

I have both on my boat, one undersized (chicken chute) and full sized. I find we use the undersized about 2/3 of the time. I sail in crowded waters and I like being able to see under it as it flies...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   01-30-2014
Replies: 6
Views: 500
Posted By bubb2
Re: Insurance Question

Yes, a hurricane would be considered an "act of God" by insurers and therefore you can not assign liability to a specific party. It is not a boatowners fault if his boat wound up in someone's living...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   01-04-2014
Replies: 464
Views: 37,508
Posted By bubb2
Re: 1989 Hunter 40 - A million questions.

you use cheek blocks mounted at the ends, line and small jam cleats to make your adjustments. We are talking 1/4 inch stuff.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   01-04-2014
Replies: 464
Views: 37,508
Posted By bubb2
Re: 1989 Hunter 40 - A million questions.

You use pipe caps on both ends that you drill though and thru bolt eye bolts to attach your hooks.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   01-04-2014
Replies: 464
Views: 37,508
Posted By bubb2
Re: 1989 Hunter 40 - A million questions.

if you are going to try the pvc pole thing for a 40 foot boat I would go with 2.5 inch and 2 inch, just sayin'
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   01-04-2014
Replies: 464
Views: 37,508
Posted By bubb2
Re: 1989 Hunter 40 - A million questions.

You are not going to need a pole for the assym if you keep the main down and use a tacker. That being said, I once built an adjustable pole using a section of 2" pvc and a section of 1.5 pvc that...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   01-04-2014
Replies: 464
Views: 37,508
Posted By bubb2
Re: 1989 Hunter 40 - A million questions.

Absolutely, They are not that hard to rig or gybe and they do a better job than a large jib the deeper down wind you go.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   01-04-2014
Replies: 464
Views: 37,508
Posted By bubb2
Re: 1989 Hunter 40 - A million questions.

Smack, I have both an .75 oz and 1.50 oz assym. I use a atn tacker when running, it keeps the chute on the center line of the boat. I don't use the main much as most of the time I am alone. I find I...
Forum: Beneteau   12-28-2013
Replies: 12
Views: 1,201
Posted By bubb2
Re: Modified strainer lid for flushing and winterizing

Exactly, been doing that way for years.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   12-16-2013
Replies: 20
Views: 3,449
Posted By bubb2
Re: insurance Edward William Marine Services

Let me explain, I spent 30 years in insurance. Every time a claim is denied the insured is always upset and disagrees as to the reason it was denied. But to denied a $5,000 claim tells me the Co....
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   12-16-2013
Replies: 20
Views: 3,449
Posted By bubb2
Re: insurance Edward William Marine Services

I am not upset, I am not the one out $5,000. I just like to know the whole story, that's why I would like to see the quote and the policy. What you have been calling a warning is a simple notice...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   12-16-2013
Replies: 20
Views: 3,449
Posted By bubb2
Re: insurance Edward William Marine Services

You have moved on just enough to keep posting one sided snarky remarks about a co. when you are not willing prove the accuracy of your claims by post copies of the quote or policy. What you call...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   12-16-2013
Replies: 20
Views: 3,449
Posted By bubb2
Re: insurance Edward William Marine Services

If you pasted "various places" it should not be any trouble for you to paste them here also. Your "warning" would carry more weight.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   12-16-2013
Replies: 20
Views: 3,449
Posted By bubb2
Re: insurance Edward William Marine Services

So this is you.
http://www.noonsite.com/General/GlobalYachtingServices/Insurance/research-your-insurance-company-to-avoid-a-refused-claim

Your story is as old as the ages. Person feels they were...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   10-16-2013
Replies: 72
Views: 4,678
Posted By bubb2
Re: "Paying" friends wanting to go on the boat.

As an old Charter Capt. lets go over the expenses to get a charter business started. If you go to Sea School and all associated costs to get your license : $1500. USCG requires it you are a boat...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   10-05-2013
Replies: 63
Views: 6,280
Posted By bubb2
Re: how do i make it warm

Make a Simple Solid Fuel Stove For Your Boat (http://www.bluemoment.com/simplestove.html)
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