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Forum: Gear & Maintenance   05-05-2015
Replies: 12
Views: 1,116
Posted By Maine Sail
Re: Practical Sailor AGM Test, questions?

I can say I am impressed enough to have four sitting in my shop getting installed this morning on a customers boat.. They are very impressive batteries for sure when it comes to fending off damage...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   03-19-2015
Replies: 174
Views: 16,358
Posted By SVAuspicious
Re: Florida is at it again

Here you go:

Subject: Oppose Ban on Anchoring

Dear

The Florida state Senate is considering SB 1548 which contains a provision that is attacks the rights and freedoms of boaters. The Florida...
Forum: Seamanship & Navigation   02-02-2015
Replies: 1
Views: 952
Posted By TheNauticalAlmanac
Free Nautical Almanacs- 2000 to 2020

You can get The Nautical Almanac from 2000 to 2020 here;

The Nautical Almanac (http://www.TheNauticalAlmanac.com)

There's also links to HO-249, a variety of CelNav formulas and essential pages...
Forum: Seamanship & Navigation   09-25-2014
Replies: 20
Views: 1,753
Posted By DRFerron
USCG Navigation Rules Updated

FYI:

Amendments to Inland Navigation Rules (33 CFR 83) became effective 1 August 2014 and a new Handbook of Navigation Rules (replacing the old Commandant Instruction 16672.2) is posted on the...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   03-16-2014
Replies: 21
Views: 1,457
Posted By christian.hess
Re: Teak project started

just a note on varnishes...I have had very very very good results in many places simply using what hardware stores call outdoor or furniture varnish...

down here its used for beach houses made of...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   03-08-2014
Replies: 93
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Views: 5,216
Posted By SVAuspicious
Re: Vhf/ham

Note that different countries have different rules. Canada, the UK, and most of Europe have exams for marine licenses. The US does not. Under terms of international agreements the marine licenses are...
Forum: Seamanship & Navigation   02-19-2014
Replies: 33
Views: 2,267
Posted By knuterikt
Re: Radar signature

Here is a test from 2005 - don't think much have happened since then
http://www.yachtingmonthly.com/fileBank/PDF/reflector_performance_ym_june.pdf
One more...
Forum: Cruising Videos   12-31-2013
Replies: 2
Views: 1,266
Posted By drakeParagon
Re: 1st Annual DrakeParagon Review

Part 2: Our favorite parts of interviews with real cruisers voyaging the world.

The 1st Annual DrakeParagon Review - Part 2: The Interviews - YouTube
Forum: Cruising Videos   12-24-2013
Replies: 2
Views: 958
Posted By ronbo1
Gozzard mini-documentary

https://vimeo.com/77966274

An interesting doc on the history of Bayfield and Gozzard Yachts in Canada with
interviews of Ted Gozzard and family.
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   12-14-2013
Replies: 100
Views: 6,138
Posted By davidpm
A survey is not poetry

A few months ago I solicited copies of your sailboat surveys. Between the ones you guys sent me and the ones I had in my collections I came up with 14 samples.
I read them all this past week.
As...
Forum: herSailNet   11-14-2013
Replies: 358
Views: 30,357
Posted By captain jack
Re: Is Sailing Sexist?

not accurate at all. calling a boat ( or a motorcycle or a car ) "she" comes from the pre-Christian Germanic culture ( we live in a world that is highly Germanic influenced ). it was ( is by those...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   10-28-2013
Replies: 3
Views: 968
Posted By TQA
Raymarine Linear Actuator Type 2S stopped working !

Stopped working with the message on the control head "DRIVE STOPPED"

I could feel the clutch engaging as the wheel would lock but it was no longer steering.

Got it out and took it apart...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   09-29-2013
Replies: 34
Views: 3,547
Posted By Jgbrown
Re: Tea Tree Oil Recipe

The water and tea tree oil was a huge PITA for me. It always separated requiring shaking and it didn't spray nicely. I tried mixing it with some mild de-greasers and cleaners I used, thinking that...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   06-17-2013
Replies: 3
Views: 930
Posted By mad_machine
Drowning Doesn't look like drowning

The new captain jumped from the deck, fully dressed, and sprinted through the water. A former lifeguard, he kept his eyes on his victim as he headed straight for the couple swimming between their...
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