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Forum: Chartering   1 Week Ago
Replies: 25
Views: 1,714
Posted By Telesail
Re: What a beach apparently looks like after a Sunsail flotilla has visited

From the Director of Marketing on Sunsail UK Facebook page:

"We were very sorry to see the photos from Robin. I have asked her for some more information so we can find out what happened and ensure...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 17
Views: 737
Posted By jackdale
Re: Just finished teaching first asa 101 class


ASA 104 and Sail Canada Intermediate are almost identical. I will post my Intermediate PowerPoint notes on Slideshare.

Forum: Gear & Maintenance   3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 3
Views: 323
Posted By RichH
Re: Solution to Chafe on my Genoa

As long as the leech edge stitching is still intact and also not frayed, etc. Id leave such alone.

Once the stitching needs replacement then you have two choices -
1. an overlay of...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 13
Views: 944
Posted By davidpm
Practical Sailor AGM battery report

The latest issue of PS has a report on how real world usage affects AGM batteries.

The bottom line, (correct me if you got a different takeaway) was that standard cruising battery usage of...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   05-19-2015
Replies: 9
Views: 643
Posted By precipice
Just got back from Phuket. Here's my HD video...

I just got back from a week of sailing with the Nikon D800 in Phuket, and was lucky enough to visit the Phi Phi islands!
I made a HD video of the trip, including some cool sea caves. Check it out,...
Forum: Electrical Systems   05-19-2015
Replies: 19
Views: 781
Posted By Maine Sail
Battery Terminal Short-Circuit Protection

I have been asked numerous times in recent weeks what the rules are about protecting battery terminals and how I go about doing this. A lot of my images do not show terminal protection because I may...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   05-18-2015
Replies: 18
Views: 646
Posted By Delta-T
Volvo in Newport

What an assume weekend at the Volvo village at Fort Adams in Newport RI. Thank god the weather person could not have been any more wrong with the predictions. Both Saturday and Sunday the boats came...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   05-13-2015
Replies: 6
Views: 595
Posted By CharlzO
New USCG mobile app

Being released Saturday:

USCG Mobile App (
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   05-05-2015
Replies: 40
Views: 2,863
Posted By JimMcGee
Re: How to get free internet on your boats.

Whoa, this isn't exactly Jesse James stuff here.

First most recent model Android phones can be configured as a hotspot so other devices like a laptop can use it as a WiFi Internet access point....
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   04-26-2015
Replies: 11
Views: 696
Posted By Jeff_H
Re: Advice about a Bukh

I had a smaller Buhk in my last boat. They are comparatively simple engines to work on, and pretty reliable. Parts were quite expensive and not always available in a timely manner. I think Buhk makes...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   04-22-2015
Replies: 40
Views: 1,530
Posted By JimsCAL
Re: jib track bolts, big phillips?

The genny track on my '85 Cal 33 is installed using the same hardware. Makes sense since Cal and ODay were owned by the same parent corporation(s) in the 80s. My suggestion would be to remove the...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   04-13-2015
Replies: 91
Views: 5,394
Posted By TomMaine
Re: How Old is Your Boat

The Swiftsure is really nice boat! We'll have to split the prize, so far,...

My boat is 54 years old this season. The fiberglass hull and deck were first painted decades ago when the gelcoat gave...
Forum: Electronics   04-06-2015
Replies: 12
Views: 852
Posted By Maine Sail
Re: GPSMAP 741 reviews?

Around here about 1.5 hours and $150.00...
Forum: Electronics   04-05-2015
Replies: 12
Views: 852
Posted By Maine Sail
Re: GPSMAP 741 reviews?

Edson Pedestal Guard GPS Mount (
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   04-02-2015
Replies: 34
Views: 2,745
Posted By chip
Re: Tanker goes out of control on Delaware River

Crazy. Not to fuel the armchair quarterbacking, but that spot is on Chart 12314, just west of Burlington Island, if you're curious. It almost hit the range mark, so it was initially going the right...
Forum: Destinations   03-30-2015
Replies: 3
Views: 3,780
Posted By tholepin
Re: No Mans Land

One cannot land on the island. There is a roadstead in foul ground for protection from S to SW winds. Not safe / comfortable when wind blows from any other quadrant. If weather is benign, drop the...
Forum: Maintenance/How-to Videos   03-30-2015
Replies: 4
Views: 472
Posted By vtp
How to Manually Inflate an Automatic PFD

What do you do if your inflatable PFD doesn't inflate when you hit the water? I jumped in using my expired inflation unit and while putting the PFD back together I kept thinking it would be very...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   03-29-2015
Replies: 2
Views: 756
Posted By davidpm
Intersting graphic about a wave
Forum: Cal   03-24-2015
Replies: 7
Views: 1,003
Posted By Don0190
Forum: Electronics   03-13-2015
Replies: 11
Views: 627
Posted By btrayfors
Re: Lookin' for a new HANDHELD VHF

The new STANDARD HORIZON HX870 Floating Handheld VHF Radio with GPS looks great.

Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   02-10-2015
Replies: 24
Views: 2,085
Posted By oceanbrew
Channel 13: Absolute Must

Having a tugboat captain as an uncle has given me many insights into commercial Vessel traffic. Almost all commercial vessels use channel 13 for communication. They do not go to channel 16 and many...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   01-26-2015
Replies: 18
Views: 1,142
Posted By bljones
Re: Been Away a While... ....somebody has an engine rebuild thread to tie up.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   01-20-2015
Replies: 11
Views: 1,090
Posted By PaulinVictoria
New lifelines

Well after one of my old wire lines failed (note that it failed at a fitting, not in the wire itself which is pretty common I understand), I decided to replace them with synthetics.
The lower eye...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   01-14-2015
Replies: 47
Views: 2,900
Posted By pdqaltair
Re: Trolling

Yo-yos are my preferred method for trolling (mid-Atlantic) I've landed stripers up to 42 inches and countless blues this way. I like that the lure, sinker, and leader can be pre-rigged (important...
Forum: Maintenance/How-to Videos   01-08-2015
Replies: 17
Views: 2,503
Posted By sailvayu
New Steering Maintainance Video

Here is a new new video I just completed for Ocean Navigator Magazine and Edson Marine. It covers the basics of maintaining the pedestal end of a chain and cable steering system. Hope it is help to...
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