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Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   1 Day Ago
Replies: 49
Views: 1,567
Posted By edguy3
Re: Providence to Ft Myers

You may find this site at Stevens Tech useful for visualizing the NYC area current: NYHOPS: Urban Ocean Observatory at Davidson Laboratory...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   09-20-2016
Replies: 10
Views: 576
Posted By edguy3
Re: Liveaboard in New Jersey

I've had a UPS box for a number of years for business and suggest that you use the word 'Suite' instead of box. 'Box' inevitably gets changed to 'PO BOX' and since 'PO Boxes' are only available from...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   03-11-2016
Replies: 2
Views: 426
Posted By edguy3
Re: International Cell Phone Hack - no cell phone minutes or texts bill, just data...

Skip,

You could take it one step further with a Google Fi phone...
https://fi.google.com/about/rates/?country=BS

73, W2VON
/ed
Forum: Electronics   01-23-2016
Replies: 32
Views: 1,936
Posted By edguy3
Re: The tiniest PC ?!

Well, androids already run linux, however, you'll probably want to load a more complete distribution. See this link ...
Forum: Seamanship & Navigation   08-16-2015
Replies: 20
Views: 1,799
Posted By edguy3
Re: Silly : Exercises balls as insubmersible sailboat device ?

This thread piqued my interest because I was just reading about what Donna Lange had done with her boat: safety-innovations (http://www.donnalange.com/#!safety-innovations/c22md)

Probably cost a...
Forum: Racing   07-29-2015
Replies: 30
Views: 2,628
Posted By edguy3
Re: Around Long Island Regatta 2015

Good luck!

Yesterday, I just did the first part of this run from Rockaway Point to Montauk ( and beyond) Sailflow weather was pretty much the same and was spot on for wind, waves and weather. ...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   11-24-2014
Replies: 1,559
Views: 600,839
Posted By edguy3
Re: Low buck projects- Let's see 'em!

See the various models here (http://www.westmarine.com/go-anywhere-chairs)
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   10-25-2014
Replies: 41
Views: 3,771
Posted By edguy3
Re: Bilge pump cutoff delay? Narrow bilge

The pump description states:


I had a problem with ice in the bilge last winter. The float triggered, but due to icing, it never turned off. (Ran the battery down, changed the ph, and froze a...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   09-10-2014
Replies: 19
Views: 1,393
Posted By edguy3
Re: Boat registration NY/NJ

Not that it is a bad idea, but I thought the motorboat license was only needed for freshwater use...

State of New Jersey - Motor Vehicle Commission...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   09-10-2014
Replies: 19
Views: 1,393
Posted By edguy3
Re: Boat registration NY/NJ

In my case, the mere presence of an NJ address on a Maryland sale's document was enough to get the NJ tax collector chasing me. Although the boat was in NJ and I had already been to the DMV to...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   08-28-2014
Replies: 125
Views: 10,724
Posted By edguy3
Re: Headed for LI Sound and Beyond

A wise choice. There is a small craft advisory off the coast today.

We went into Manasquan last night without issue and will take the canal into Barnagat bay today.

/ed
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   08-25-2014
Replies: 125
Views: 10,724
Posted By edguy3
Re: Headed for LI Sound and Beyond

Dave,

Have you made alternative plans due to Cristobal? We've got five days on the water starting Wednesday and *were* thinking of heading to Cape May (from NYC).

The potential impact on the...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   08-14-2014
Replies: 134
Views: 17,404
Posted By edguy3
Re: So where the heck do you shower???

These tanks are great. I used one for pre-season cleaning; it gives reasonable pressure without much waste and they only cost about $10.

(I did have keep explaining to the neighbors that I...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   09-09-2013
Replies: 53
Views: 4,852
Posted By edguy3
Re: Learned something(s) today

Is there a story here, too?
/ed
Forum: Seamanship & Navigation   09-04-2013
Replies: 28
Views: 2,807
Posted By edguy3
Re: Planning a trip up the East River, Timing?

I've done the trek to the upper harbor twice so far this summer and took the inside route behind Hoffman Island four times. Only on this last trip southbound did I find the water shallower than...
Forum: Seamanship & Navigation   09-03-2013
Replies: 28
Views: 2,807
Posted By edguy3
Re: Planning a trip up the East River, Timing?

We took the trek up the east river last Monday and returned south yesterday
following the rules for fair current posted here: Navigating the East River - Choosing the Right Time (Fair Current or...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   07-31-2013
Replies: 10
Views: 832
Posted By edguy3
Re: Day sail ideas L.I. sound

I'll have to stop in next time I'm up that way...
pierrestaurantandtikibar.com (http://www.pierrestaurantandtikibar.com/home.html)
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   07-18-2013
Replies: 24
Views: 2,241
Posted By edguy3
Re: proof of paid sales tax

It's probably sooner.

While I was waiting for coast guard documents, the NJ taxation bureau called me up to collect the sales/use tax. This action was about 90 days after a Maryland purchase. I...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   07-15-2013
Replies: 454
Views: 38,407
Posted By edguy3
Re: Apparently I'm not meant to have a boat...

It also moves the liability for parts selection, reliability, and replacement to you.

/ed
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   06-16-2013
Replies: 22
Views: 2,555
Posted By edguy3
Re: What tools do you bring in your sailboats?

A sewing kit (there's that whole 'stitch in time' thing) & Duct tape ( the bonding force of the universe) Spares including clamps, Belts.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   06-04-2013
Replies: 14
Views: 2,308
Posted By edguy3
Re: Hell Gate Transit - Advice Needed

I called the place in Great Kills that I purchased diesel last year and received an out of service message. Shortly after updating active captain about the phone number, it was further updated...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   06-01-2013
Replies: 16
Views: 1,171
Posted By edguy3
Re: Should I sail or finish the decks......

It's too hot to paint. Hope to see you out there!
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   05-30-2013
Replies: 454
Views: 38,407
Posted By edguy3
Re: Apparently I'm not meant to have a boat...

Just in time for the NJ sailnet rendezvous?
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   05-06-2013
Replies: 454
Views: 38,407
Posted By edguy3
Re: Apparently I'm not meant to have a boat...

There have got to be a lot of salvage motors in our area now. You just need to figure out how to get rid of that fibreglass wrapper that they have. ;-)

I suspect my former boat is going to go for...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   04-29-2013
Replies: 14
Views: 2,002
Posted By edguy3
Re: How big of an inverter to run AC/Heater?

That's the technical info for which I was looking. I'd estimate that I have a 50-75 amp alternator/generator, but, even at that rate, the deficit will run the batteries down too quickly. ...
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