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Forum: Cruising and Sailing with Children   01-17-2016
Replies: 12
Views: 1,243
Posted By shoaldraft
Re: Washing life jackets

OxyClean works quite well.
Forum: Electronics   10-29-2015
Replies: 42
Views: 8,712
Posted By shoaldraft
Re: B&G v Garmin (GPS/Radar)

Glymroff,
I have had zero issues with the B&G products. However, if you have a few hours let me tell you about the issues I've had with the Raymarine e7d, ray55 VHF, ST60+, EV-1 autopilot that came...
Forum: Electronics   10-29-2015
Replies: 42
Views: 8,712
Posted By shoaldraft
Re: B&G v Garmin (GPS/Radar)

I have a Zeus2 7" and the B&G 4G Broadband radar. I must say that the 4G radar is outstanding. It uses less power in active mode than any of the traditional pulse radars use while in standby mode and...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   05-01-2015
Replies: 99
Views: 24,115
Posted By shoaldraft
Re: Lifting Keel Yachts

i think I can help answer the question in post #46. As a seaward owner i think what the OP was saying is that he had the keel fully retracted in an attempt to make better headway under power. Hake...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   04-01-2015
Replies: 12
Views: 1,248
Posted By shoaldraft
Re: Raymarine products

Same here. I have a e7D which has been sent back to the factory 3 times, a ray55 VHF that had to be exchanged and a ST60 Plus wind instrument which also had to be exchanged. All of these repairs were...
Forum: Electronics   03-19-2015
Replies: 3
Views: 754
Posted By shoaldraft
Re: Raymarine EV100 Sail AP

Hi Guys,

Thank you very much for the information. I was planning on looking at this unit at the Defender show next week and also understand that the unit has limitations vs a larger below deck...
Forum: Electronics   03-19-2015
Replies: 3
Views: 754
Posted By shoaldraft
Raymarine EV100 Sail AP

Hello,
I was wondering if anyone out there may have experience with the EV100 Sail autopilot from Raymarine? I'm thinking of going with this system for use on my Seaward32. I do not have an AP at...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   01-09-2015
Replies: 5
Views: 735
Posted By shoaldraft
Re: Ritchie Navigator repair?

Hello,
The experience I had with Ritchie was nothing less than outstanding 3 years after buying my compass when it developed an air bubble. I'm in MA and was able to drive to their HQ on the south...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   12-27-2014
Replies: 14
Views: 1,514
Posted By shoaldraft
Re: Radar on 18-20 ft sailboat

What is your battery bank made up of? Broadband 4G and 3G use very little power and have no main bang. There is a picture of someone with his arms around the Broadband dome on the Navico / Simrad /...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   12-17-2014
Replies: 9
Views: 1,333
Posted By shoaldraft
Re: Lowrance 3G Radar

I went ahead with the B&G 4G / Zeus 2 last spring and can only rave as to how OUTSTANDING it is. This technology uses very little power, in fact it uses less power (20W) while in active transmit mode...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   10-23-2014
Replies: 31
Views: 2,718
Posted By shoaldraft
Re: Your Favorite U.S. Coastline

I would have to say Massachusetts. From Westport, Elizabeth Islands, both sides of Buzzards Bay, MV, Nantucket, north and south shores of Cape Cod up through Hingham. You could easily spend an entire...
Forum: Electronics   10-09-2014
Replies: 2
Views: 1,453
Posted By shoaldraft
Forward Scan Sonar

Hello,
Has anyone out there seen or have or know anything about B&G's Forward Scan Sonar? I sail in very thin water (head of the harbor in Nantucket, Katama Bay, Menemsha Pond, Lake Tashmoo, Lagoon...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   09-15-2014
Replies: 6
Views: 1,567
Posted By shoaldraft
Blue Jacket 40

Hello,

I'm wondering if anyone has thoughts on the Blue jacket 40? I saw this boat at the newport show this past weekend and thought it was nice but the thought of spending just shy of 500K for a...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   05-18-2014
Replies: 21
Views: 2,935
Posted By shoaldraft
Re: LED Spreader Lights

I went with the Sea Hawk LED Spreader Lights from Hella Marine and can't say enough good things about them. VERY small and compact but give off an unreal amount of light. The first time I used them...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   05-04-2014
Replies: 99
Views: 24,115
Posted By shoaldraft
Re: Lifting Keel Yachts

The detail of your saga with Blue Dog from start to finish has been outstanding and i can't tell you how sorry I am for the way things ended. I am very curious as to how you ended up with the Seaward...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   04-29-2014
Replies: 99
Views: 24,115
Posted By shoaldraft
Re: Lifting Keel Yachts

Hello,
I'm wondering if you could please tell me about the experience and process of taking ownership of Blue Dog. How many times did you sial her before leaving the shop slip in Stuart and how long...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   04-25-2014
Replies: 99
Views: 24,115
Posted By shoaldraft
Re: Lifting Keel Yachts

Sorry to hear about this event as i have been wondering for quite a while what really took place. I have a Seaward 32 and the fuel vent is located quite high up on the port side stern and have never...
Forum: Seamanship & Navigation   02-24-2014
Replies: 4
Views: 6,822
Posted By shoaldraft
Re: Broadband 4G Radar vs Standard Radar

Yes I was aware that you must go with one of the Navico brands with the 3G / 4G Broadband and see no problem at all because after looking at the B&G Zeus II MFD I was blown away at what an...
Forum: Seamanship & Navigation   02-24-2014
Replies: 4
Views: 6,822
Posted By shoaldraft
Broadband 4G Radar vs Standard Radar

Hello, i am looking to add radar to my 32' sailboat this spring and was wondering what fellow sailors think about the B&G (Navico) 4G Broadband technology vs standard pulse radar? I would be using...
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