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Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   03-03-2009
Replies: 42
Views: 6,557
Posted By JayCarver
I agree with labatt. As soon as the travel...

I agree with labatt. As soon as the travel restrictions are lifted, Cuba will be our top cruising destination.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   02-24-2009
Replies: 6
Views: 709
Posted By JayCarver
Another mid-Atlantic rescue, 40 days adrift

Here's another account of things going wrong at sea, beginning with the rudder jammed to starboard.

Yacht Rescue: British Couple Stuart Armstrong And Andrea Davison Rescued After 40 Days Adrift |...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   02-04-2009
Replies: 21
Views: 1,764
Posted By JayCarver
Here's the guy I used. Did a great job, and...

Here's the guy I used. Did a great job, and didn't spill a drop!

Bob Seay, 410-647-6350
marinefuelcleaning dot com
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   02-03-2009
Replies: 21
Views: 1,764
Posted By JayCarver
As I recall, it cost me somewhere between $400...

As I recall, it cost me somewhere between $400 and $500. The guy had to come back the second day to finish. But, I have two tanks, about 80 gallons each, and one of them was more than half full, so...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   02-03-2009
Replies: 21
Views: 1,764
Posted By JayCarver
<ST1:p</ST1:pFuel polishing is the way to go....

<ST1:p</ST1:pFuel polishing is the way to go. Just replacing the fuel won’t do much to clean the gunk inside the tank(s), which is likely to shake loose at the worst possible time. One of the first...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   01-03-2009
Replies: 4
Views: 1,039
Posted By JayCarver
Why can't you use the backstay? My backstay is...

Why can't you use the backstay? My backstay is insulated, and the riding sail works great. It is a bit of a stretch to rig it, but the hanks go above the insulator.
Forum: Orphan Brands   01-01-2009
Replies: 3
Views: 3,972
Posted By JayCarver
Hello Cy, We keep our Mason 44 on the Bay...

Hello Cy,

We keep our Mason 44 on the Bay when we're not cruising.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   01-01-2009
Replies: 14
Views: 4,540
Posted By JayCarver
Slips do seem to turn over each year. HHN is a...

Slips do seem to turn over each year. HHN is a little cheaper than HHS. After Isabel, they built a new jetty which is supposed to provide better protection than existed before. Not sure what a...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   12-31-2008
Replies: 14
Views: 4,540
Posted By JayCarver
We keep our boat at HHN, at the end of E dock,...

We keep our boat at HHN, at the end of E dock, and our draft is 6'5". We're very happy there. The long-delayed dredging project by the Army Corps of Engineers will be a big improvement, but the...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   06-09-2008
Replies: 14
Views: 1,539
Posted By JayCarver
Check the battery selector switch. Some have an...

Check the battery selector switch. Some have an additional toggle switch for "DC Main". Perhaps it was accidently switched.
Forum: Chesapeake Bay   05-01-2006
Replies: 3
Views: 4,374
Posted By JayCarver
"Cruising the Chesapeake, A gunkholer's guide" by...

"Cruising the Chesapeake, A gunkholer's guide" by Shellenberger is the classic around here. A revised edition came out a few years ago. Hundreds of anchorages are rated for beauty and interest, in...
Forum: Introduce Yourself   02-13-2006
Replies: 3,429
Views: 919,876
Posted By JayCarver
Chesapeake Bay, out of Herrington Harbour North.

Chesapeake Bay, out of Herrington Harbour North.
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