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Forum: Gear & Maintenance   08-16-2011
Replies: 14
Views: 4,234
Posted By jlmarra
We have a t-connector on the holding tank on our...

We have a t-connector on the holding tank on our Caliber 33. One side of the T goes to the deck pumpout fitting, the other side of the T is plumbed to manual Whale hand pump then to another T thats...
Forum: Electronics   05-13-2011
Replies: 0
Views: 1,125
Posted By jlmarra
Transducer Anti-Fouling

I was wondering what anti-fouling methods my fellow sailors were using on their plastic depth sounder transducers? I know Pettit has a transducer paint but that is for metal transducers.

Do you...
Forum: Electronics   01-24-2010
Replies: 13
Views: 2,515
Posted By jlmarra
Hey Great Topic

I actually logged in to post a similar question. My wife and I are looking to install a TV in our Caliber 33. We have an inverter so it wouldn't be a problem running an AC powered TV. I had explored...
Forum: Weather   08-24-2009
Replies: 142
Views: 29,092
Posted By jlmarra
Mooring Prep

We are on a mooring and with the sheer numbers of boats in our area I don't think hauling would be an option on such short notice. Would you add an extra set of lines from the mooring shackle to the...
Forum: Long Island   08-21-2008
Replies: 11
Views: 4,724
Posted By jlmarra
Winter Storage Recommendations


I'm looking for some recommendations as to winter storage yards on Long Islands North Shore. Places that you have dealt with and were happy with the service. We live in Port Jefferson
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   07-26-2008
Replies: 6
Views: 8,600
Posted By jlmarra
Unhappy Bleeding a Yanmar 3GM30F

Hello All,

We have a Yanmar 3GM30F in our 1990 Caliber 33. After a pleasant early evening sail. We fired up the engine to motor into the inlet of our harbor and had problems with engine stalling...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   07-02-2008
Replies: 14
Views: 4,375
Posted By jlmarra
Ablative Bottom Paint Lifespan


Our 1990 Caliber 33 was laid up for over a year for a fuel tank replacement. The boat finally went into the water Saturday.

Before we discovered the leaking tank the bottom was...
Forum: Chesapeake Bay   06-29-2008
Replies: 3
Views: 711
Posted By jlmarra
Service Levels

Hello All,

Have a question for you folks that sail in the Chesapeake. We had purchased our sailboat a couple of years ago from someone in Baltimore and brought to our home waters in Long Island.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   03-16-2008
Replies: 52
Views: 7,398
Posted By jlmarra
My wife and I keep a log for the days events. We...

My wife and I keep a log for the days events. We let guests write their thoughts and experiences in the log. We note start and end point, weather conditions, sea state, and engine hours (begin and...
Forum: Introduce Yourself   05-01-2006
Replies: 3,534
Views: 1,133,654
Posted By jlmarra
Long Island Sound, NY

Long Island Sound, NY
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   03-22-2006
Replies: 5
Views: 6,512
Posted By jlmarra
Mike, I would also say Oyster Bay. A friend...


I would also say Oyster Bay. A friend of mine keeps his sailboat up in West Harbor on a town mooring. There is plenty of room to anchor. We live in Port Jeff but keep our boat in Mattituck....
Forum: Seamanship & Navigation   08-16-2005
Replies: 31
Views: 10,209
Posted By jlmarra
Singlehanding to and from the dock

I have not tried to singlehand into and out of our slip yet. Our slip has a 5.5 tidal range between tides. We dock bow in, the floating finger pier is about 2/3''s the length of our 35 LOA boat. The...
Forum: Seamanship & Navigation   08-16-2005
Replies: 42
Views: 8,750
Posted By jlmarra
Where to keep the outboard gas can

I store our 2 gallon tank in the anchor locker.

John Marra
S/V Sailor Dance
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