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Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   07-18-2004
Replies: 5
Views: 1,289
Posted By prussell
Overland Boat Delivery??

Mike and Jeff,
Thanks for the advice. We''ve been cruising for a year and have decided to move it to the lake so we can work on it and be closer to our home in Atlanta. We will be getting it ready...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   07-13-2004
Replies: 5
Views: 1,289
Posted By prussell
Overland Boat Delivery??

I''m looking for some advice on reliable companies that can ship our 41-foot sailboat from either St. Pete, FL or Savannah to Atlanta. Any other advice you may have on overland shipping would also be...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   07-10-2004
Replies: 9
Views: 6,326
Posted By prussell
Yanmar installation manual

Am getting ready to install a Yanmar 4JH3 TE
and am hoping to find a Yanmar installation
manual. Buy, borrow, or rent. Thanks.
Forum: Diesel   06-12-2004
Replies: 8
Views: 2,073
Posted By prussell
which engine for repowering?

I have a BMW 50 HP engine but am somewhat underpowered. Looking at something around 65 to 70 HP. My present engine is right at 21"
wide, 38" long, and not sure about height.
I do have a Seafrost...
Forum: Diesel   06-12-2004
Replies: 8
Views: 2,073
Posted By prussell
which engine for repowering?

I have a BMW 50 HP engine but am somewhat underpowered. Looking at something around 65 to 70 HP. My present engine is right at 21"
wide, 38" long, and not sure about height.
I do have a Seafrost...
Forum: Diesel   05-30-2004
Replies: 8
Views: 2,073
Posted By prussell
which engine for repowering?

Am thinking seriously about repowering. My boat is fairly heavy(37000lbs) and would like
some opinions regarding engines. I''m looking for something close to 65-70 hp. Leaning towards Yanmar but...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   05-09-2004
Replies: 6
Views: 2,110
Posted By prussell
Selling a boat in Australia/New Zealand?

Ray,
Thanks for the advice. It''s nice to get an idea of what boats sell for over there. Hope you had a great day sailing. We''ll keep investigating.
Pierre
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   05-05-2004
Replies: 6
Views: 2,110
Posted By prussell
Selling a boat in Australia/New Zealand?

Does anyone have any experience with selling a boat in Australia or New Zealand? We are in Florida and are considering sailing there and with a possiblity of selling our boat once we get there. Have...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   05-05-2004
Replies: 0
Views: 1,177
Posted By prussell
Selling a boat in Australia/New Zealand??

Does anyone have any experience with selling a boat in Australia or New Zealand? We are considering sailing there from Florida and want to find out about the possibility of selling our Lord Nelson 41...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   04-23-2004
Replies: 9
Views: 6,056
Posted By prussell
Cleaning Brass

Thanks for the great advice. It''s nice to have so many options.
Kim
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   04-22-2004
Replies: 4
Views: 2,151
Posted By prussell
bleaching teak

After stripping I''m having trouble removing some gray areas in my teak cap rail prior to sanding and varnishing. I''ve tried oxalic acid, numerous cleaning materials,and some teak cleaners,as well...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   04-22-2004
Replies: 2
Views: 1,524
Posted By prussell
plexiglass or lexan

My overhead hatches are extremely scratched and I am ready to replace them. What are the merits of plexiglass over lexan or visa versa and is there an ideal sealant material to set them into my...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   04-22-2004
Replies: 1
Views: 2,173
Posted By prussell
plexiglass or lexan

My overhead hatches are extremely scratched and I am ready to replace them. What are the merits of plexiglass over lexan or visa versa and is there an ideal sealant material to set them into my...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   04-13-2004
Replies: 9
Views: 6,056
Posted By prussell
Cleaning Brass

We have a boat with lots of bronze and brass (ports, hatches, mainsail traveler, etc.). What is a good method for removing verdigris, the green crusty oxidation. Has anyone used a dremel with a fine...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   03-12-2004
Replies: 2
Views: 1,060
Posted By prussell
mail services

We use St. Brendan''s Isle (800-544-2132) mail service. They are very reliable and will sort junk mail, etc. if requested. They are based out of Green Cove Springs, FL and will send your mail...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   03-12-2004
Replies: 10
Views: 4,904
Posted By prussell
Engine Insulation

Thanks to everyone for the great advice.
WHOOSH are you in Florida? If so, will you email me at prussell22@earthlink.net.
Thanks,
Kim
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   03-08-2004
Replies: 10
Views: 4,904
Posted By prussell
Engine Insulation

Looking for advice on a good brand of engine insulation. I''ve been told that an insulation with lead would be preferred. Thanks for your help.
Kim
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   01-03-2004
Replies: 7
Views: 5,951
Posted By prussell
liveaboard marina in St. Petersburg

Thanks to everyone for the advice. We found a slip at The Harborage for a reasonable rate. As mentioned, the Municipal Marina had a long waiting list plus they just increased their prices Jan. 1st....
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   11-30-2003
Replies: 7
Views: 5,951
Posted By prussell
liveaboard marina in St. Petersburg

Does anyone have any comments or recommendations on marinas in the St, Petersburg, Fla area. Will be there for three months starting in mid-Dec. Thanks
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   10-18-2003
Replies: 2
Views: 2,195
Posted By prussell
Hatch gasket material

Thanks for your reply re. the hatch gaskets. I also have the bronze hatches. Hull # 24. Did you change the acrylic because of leaking or cracking? Mine are scatched up fairly badly but do not leak....
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   10-18-2003
Replies: 1
Views: 984
Posted By prussell
Garmin G charts

Does anyone know a souce for g charts. Trade, purchase, or rent.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   10-03-2003
Replies: 2
Views: 955
Posted By prussell
Wind bugger problem

My wind bugger progressively started to make a squeaky sound and has now stopped rotating unless the wind is blowing around 15 to 20kts. Anyone have any experience with this problem? Thanks, P....
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   10-03-2003
Replies: 0
Views: 1,698
Posted By prussell
Garmin G charts

I have a Garmin 210 unit I believe on a boat That I have just purchased. Is there a source for the g charts used in these units? Somewhere to trade, borrow, rent without buying them direct from...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   09-14-2003
Replies: 0
Views: 731
Posted By prussell
condensation from mast

I have a deck stepped mast and seem to be getting a lot of condensation that drips down from the top of my compression post inside the cabin. Can''t seem to find the source of the leaks. Does anyone...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   09-14-2003
Replies: 3
Views: 3,403
Posted By prussell
Hatch gasket material

I have a Lord Nelson 41 and we need to replace my gaskets on all my overhead hatches soon. Any thoughts or ideas on products, etc..
Thanks
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