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Search: Posts Made By: Minnewaska
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 9 Hours Ago
Replies: 21
Views: 1,717
Posted By Minnewaska
Re: Anybody missing a sailboat in the Exumas

The Bill of Rights doesn't extend to the Bahamas. :)

Good lesson. When one is a guest in a foreign country, you really want to be off the radar.

Anyone care to share more about this dude's...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 9 Hours Ago
Replies: 27
Views: 3,154
Posted By Minnewaska
Re: Vivid bottom Paint

Yup. Either that or you need to apply a ton more to begin with and it is admittedly expensive stuff.
Forum: Electrical Systems 9 Hours Ago
Replies: 19
Views: 538
Posted By Minnewaska
Re: Battery Terminal Short-Circuit Protection

How about the gizmo that is essentially a plastic wing molded over a hex nut. No way out. Torque on them and the plastic breaks. Have to admit they were OEM on our Jeanneau (or possibly the...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 10 Hours Ago
Replies: 16
Views: 639
Posted By Minnewaska
Re: Boat Survey and Sea Trial Question

I would seriously consider flying a surveyor in to do the work. More likely, the more I was paying. That may be an immigration issue, now that I think of it. Are you US? If so, maybe the boat can...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 11 Hours Ago
Replies: 6
Views: 344
Posted By Minnewaska
Re: Best spray on / spray off deck cleaner for sailboats

I love TufEnuf. Cleans everything and is biodegradable. Let it stand for a few moments and you can see dirt coming off. However, I've never failed to scrub a bit anyway. Get a good quality...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 11 Hours Ago
Replies: 23
Views: 1,285
Posted By Minnewaska
Re: jeanneau 44 ds air conditioning problem

Sorry to hear about your daughter. I had a scare with mine when she was weeks old. It remains one of the most helpless feelings I've ever experienced.

I understand Denise's skepticism. I had...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 11 Hours Ago
Replies: 27
Views: 3,154
Posted By Minnewaska
Re: Vivid bottom Paint

Here's the OP. The topic is quite specifically whether burnishing Vivid or just applying it straight makes much of a difference. Not fouled vs. unfouled, etc.

Some may have been making a...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 20 Hours Ago
Replies: 57
Views: 1,629
Posted By Minnewaska
Re: Advice for a young land lubber sailboat shopping

No thing for Brent. I'm responding to his post that described expensive safety gear as "negative, false advice". I acknowledged that there are different views on this, but before the OP took his...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 22 Hours Ago
Replies: 57
Views: 1,629
Posted By Minnewaska
Re: Advice for a young land lubber sailboat shopping

Check again. The plan starts in the PNW, then cruising to Alaska, then to South America, through the canal and up the east coast to Nova Scotia.

Big difference.
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 22 Hours Ago
Replies: 57
Views: 1,629
Posted By Minnewaska
Re: Advice for a young land lubber sailboat shopping

I certainly don't care if you don't have one, or if the OP doesn't have one, but the vast majority would have one for the OP's intended cruising plans and they are expensive. Therefore, the point...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 22 Hours Ago
Replies: 27
Views: 3,154
Posted By Minnewaska
Re: Vivid bottom Paint

If I even believe the quarter knot, that full Atlantic crossing (let alone a more common shorter passage) saves less than a half day, not days.

But I still don't buy it at all. My Vivid paint job...
Forum: Seamanship & Navigation 22 Hours Ago
Replies: 15
Views: 1,160
Posted By Minnewaska
Re: Departing the slip in reverse singlehanded

A fender board can be a great pivot point. Three fenders hung parallel to the water, with two side by side and one above at the seam of the two below, also works.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 22 Hours Ago
Replies: 24
Views: 1,009
Posted By Minnewaska
Re: PSS Dripless maintenance

Who said anything about cooling? It's lubrication. Powerboats create a vacuum, due to speed, behind the shaft log that could pull against the boot, which I believe is why it's required for them. ...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 1 Day Ago
Replies: 24
Views: 1,009
Posted By Minnewaska
Re: PSS Dripless maintenance

So that water can properly lubricate your cutlass bearing for one.

If you don't have a dedicated thru hull for the PSS bellows, you aren't properly lubricating that either. Both will wear very...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 1 Day Ago
Replies: 12
Views: 667
Posted By Minnewaska
Re: "Acceptance of the Vessel" question

It would also be worth your while, to volunteer to spend the couple of hundred dollars for an escrow company to hold the deposit and contract. Absolutely zero negotiation from either party, they...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 1 Day Ago
Replies: 27
Views: 3,154
Posted By Minnewaska
Re: Vivid bottom Paint

A burnished bottom will save days on a passage, over unburnished? I will take that bet right now. No way. Not even on a circumnavigation. I will bet the speed diff, if any, is under a tenth of a...
Forum: Diesel 1 Day Ago
Replies: 13
Views: 269
Posted By Minnewaska
Re: Fuel Pump Noise

I would think the motor would flood with fuel, if you left it closed.
Forum: Seamanship & Navigation 1 Day Ago
Replies: 15
Views: 1,160
Posted By Minnewaska
Re: Departing the slip in reverse singlehanded

I won't repeat the concept above, but will reinforce Bubble's point. A free throw that scores with nothing but net, is pretty, but bouncing off the rim and going in gets the same number of points.
...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 1 Day Ago
Replies: 9
Views: 479
Posted By Minnewaska
Re: Bottom paint question

I highly recommend hiring a soda blaster. Grinding a hull down to start over is the kind of work that could ruin a season, if not turn you off to boating entirely. You can apply and fairing,...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 1 Day Ago
Replies: 24
Views: 1,009
Posted By Minnewaska
Re: PSS Dripless maintenance

Do you mean to seal the shaft log with wax, while you replace the PSS bellows in the water? I suspect that could work, but one would need to remove it all throughly at some point or water wont'...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 1 Day Ago
Replies: 16
Views: 639
Posted By Minnewaska
Re: Boat Survey and Sea Trial Question

Almost every boat has it's unique issues to be inspected. I could list them for anyone looking at our make/model. You should identify the actual boat, in the event anyone has experience with them. ...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 1 Day Ago
Replies: 12
Views: 667
Posted By Minnewaska
Re: "Acceptance of the Vessel" question

That is the way every contract I've signed works. Buyer can reject for any reason, prior to Acceptance Date, and get their deposit back. There can also me mutually agreed upon contingencies that...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 1 Day Ago
Replies: 27
Views: 3,154
Posted By Minnewaska
Re: Vivid bottom Paint

I use Vivid and have been very pleased. However, the idea that it may be fairly soft probably works to my advantage. When I stripped her down several years ago, I built up a base layer and do a...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 1 Day Ago
Replies: 35
Views: 1,488
Posted By Minnewaska
Re: Serious BBQ

While I like charcoal grills, they are just too messy to be aboard for me.

I had an old tube style Force 10 that I ran on 1lb LP bottles on the rail. Loved it. One side was hotter than the...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 1 Day Ago
Replies: 31
Views: 2,329
Posted By Minnewaska
Re: Shackle security

I like split rings at halyard and foot shackles. My anchor shackles gets at least a dozen wraps of SS wire, which is then wrapped perpendicular on itself and then twist tied with the tool SVA linked...
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