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Search: Posts Made By: ekenna
Forum: Chesapeake Bay 05-30-2011
Replies: 10
Views: 1,522
Posted By ekenna
Thanks for the info on chester and wye. What...

Thanks for the info on chester and wye. What about these rivers west,rhode, and south rivers?
Forum: Chesapeake Bay 05-30-2011
Replies: 10
Views: 1,522
Posted By ekenna
the fate of my boat

The short and sweet of it. I had the boat surveyed to get insurance. Surveyor said the main bulkheads were rotting out and needed to be replaced. I tried to repair it myself but gave up when I saw...
Forum: Chesapeake Bay 05-26-2011
Replies: 16
Views: 2,280
Posted By ekenna
last year on our way back from the solomon's we...

last year on our way back from the solomon's we stopped in the little choptank but the wind was blowing from the south so we went into fishing creek about 200 yards out front of someone's house. The...
Forum: Chesapeake Bay 05-26-2011
Replies: 10
Views: 1,522
Posted By ekenna
6 day cruise out of rock hall

As my signature states I am currently boatless so we are chartering for 6 days out of haven harbor. I was thinking of maybe exploring the chester river for a day or so. Never been there so asking for...
Forum: Chesapeake Bay 03-16-2011
Replies: 231
Views: 11,727
Posted By ekenna
impeller

The reason I asked it the old impellor was very messed up. You could tell which side I had squashed to get it in because the vanes were permanently bent over and 1 was bent the wrong way.

The idea...
Forum: Chesapeake Bay 03-15-2011
Replies: 231
Views: 11,727
Posted By ekenna
last weekend

Last weekend I also went to the boat. People were pulling their tarps off. I put on a new prop. The old prop just popped off. I also put on a new water temp sender and tried to replace the impellor....
Forum: Chesapeake Bay 03-11-2011
Replies: 12
Views: 1,390
Posted By ekenna
My most memorable time so far was going into...

My most memorable time so far was going into Annapolis on a Sunday on our trip to the solomons last summer. We were coming from rock creek and the sailnet picnic. We got to the bay bridge and the...
Forum: Chesapeake Bay 03-11-2011
Replies: 2
Views: 1,729
Posted By ekenna
Is this at a condo poave across from harve de...

Is this at a condo poave across from harve de gras? If so I looked at that however I decided not to after talking to boat owners next to the slip that said low tide would put my boat on the bottom...
Forum: Chesapeake Bay 03-11-2011
Replies: 30
Views: 2,516
Posted By ekenna
annapolis to solomons

I tried to post this before so hopefully I will remember everything I said before.

You mentioned you were a lake sailor. On the bay you need to watch out for the tide. You want to plan your...
Forum: Chesapeake / Central US east coast 03-11-2011
Replies: 25
Views: 3,405
Posted By ekenna
deinfitely need bottom paint

I am also on the bohemia and my boat is covered with barnacle worse this year than last. I suspect that was because it was on the hard for a repair to the rudder and I think the pressure wash they...
Forum: Electronics 03-09-2011
Replies: 0
Views: 574
Posted By ekenna
I need a tach

Not sure if this is the correct forum but I need a tach. I have a 5411 Universal diesel engine with I think a 55 amp alternator. I think it has a connection on the alternator for a tach. Last time I...
Forum: Chesapeake Bay 12-02-2010
Replies: 11
Views: 2,981
Posted By ekenna
tying up to the bulkhead

Actually active captain is not quite true. When we were there summer of 09 There was a big sign that said no overnight docking permitted or something like that. However there were already 2 boats...
Forum: Chesapeake Bay 12-02-2010
Replies: 11
Views: 2,168
Posted By ekenna
a prop shop? and other things

I have been away for the forum because of first winterizing the boat and then work. Someone suggested I talk to a prop shop. Does anyone know of a prop shop? Since the boat is on blocks for the...
Forum: Chesapeake Bay 10-28-2010
Replies: 11
Views: 2,168
Posted By ekenna
Per the "engine manual (horsepower vs. rpm curve)...

Per the "engine manual (horsepower vs. rpm curve) " it is 11 HP at 3000 rpm. According to the curve it should be over 10 HP starting about 2500 rpm and the max torque is about 1900 rpm at 21 foot...
Forum: Chesapeake Bay 10-28-2010
Replies: 11
Views: 2,168
Posted By ekenna
guy to check engine/shaft alignment

Chef2sail
True the GSP is over ground but when I said 3.5 knots I was talking current neutral. The boat has always behaved the same since I bought it in june 2009.
The prop and shaft were clean...
Forum: Chesapeake Bay 10-27-2010
Replies: 11
Views: 2,168
Posted By ekenna
guy to check engine/shaft alignment

Can anyone suggest a guy to check my engine/shaft alignment? My boat seems to be underpowered which has gotten my in trouble twice this summer. Both times was in 20 knots winds. Once trying to get...
Forum: Chesapeake Bay 07-26-2010
Replies: 4
Views: 483
Posted By ekenna
We got home yesterday. On friday we got into...

We got home yesterday. On friday we got into annapolis by 3 but it was too hot to do anything but hang around in A/C stored until the sun went down. We skipped rock hall and pushed to worten creek on...
Forum: Chesapeake Bay 07-20-2010
Replies: 14
Views: 1,411
Posted By ekenna
where are some of these.

I recognize where some of these are but not all.

where is

"off of Veasey Cove between the Bohemia and the Sassafrass Rs"


Why not during the new moon phase ?
"anywhere in the mouth of the...
Forum: Chesapeake Bay 07-20-2010
Replies: 4
Views: 483
Posted By ekenna
heading north (home) this weekend

Hopefully my boat is really ready to go this time. We should be heading out of Knapps Narrows this friday 7/23.

Hope to make Annapolis friday night, then rock hall saturday then worten sunday...
Forum: Chesapeake Bay 07-20-2010
Replies: 11
Views: 1,101
Posted By ekenna
We went though the eastern side at the end of...

We went though the eastern side at the end of june and ran aground on the way out the next day trying to pass through the bay side. As I remember the depth was in the 6's coming in. My problem was...
Forum: Chesapeake Bay 07-02-2010
Replies: 13
Views: 1,358
Posted By ekenna
Just to follow up. This should have been labeled...

Just to follow up. This should have been labeled solomons and then bust. After the rendezvous on 6/19 we headed south got a mooring ball in annapolis. (I guess every sailor needs to go into annapolis...
Forum: Chesapeake Bay 06-08-2010
Replies: 4
Views: 629
Posted By ekenna
do you have an exact time you are heading south?

do you have an exact time you are heading south?
Forum: Electrical Systems 06-07-2010
Replies: 26
Views: 4,822
Posted By ekenna
I am off grid 100% ie on a mooring. I have no...

I am off grid 100% ie on a mooring. I have no solar or wind. I would like to get solar but $1000 would be 1/4 the cost of my boat and more than I can afford. To us having lights and a radio this year...
Forum: Provisioning 06-07-2010
Replies: 42
Views: 3,956
Posted By ekenna
Wow I didn't mean to cause a med war. Based on...

Wow I didn't mean to cause a med war. Based on discussion here I need to bump the number of cases of water from 9 to 12 and throw in a case or 2 of gatoraid or check out that un recipe. Thanks for...
Forum: Provisioning 06-05-2010
Replies: 42
Views: 3,956
Posted By ekenna
While I do not deny your claim about being...

While I do not deny your claim about being adicted to metamucil I think there is something else going on here. (BTW my doctor recommended the metamucil). My understanding is you are supposed to drink...
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