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Search: Posts Made By: oscarzulu
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 09-10-2010
Replies: 22
Views: 1,865
Posted By oscarzulu
My brother and I did exactly like Tommays with a...

My brother and I did exactly like Tommays with a 35'ish, except that it was on a jeep wrangler... We brought it up from Miami to Ft. Lauderdale's Sailor Man via 1-95.
We called local law...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 08-29-2010
Replies: 6
Views: 491
Posted By oscarzulu
Kinda looks like a MFG Sidewinder, especially...

Kinda looks like a MFG Sidewinder, especially with those twin inspection ports.
Sidewinders had a 19' 6" keel stepped mast with rigging and an aluminum daggerboard and rudder.
You can find info...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 08-28-2010
Replies: 3
Views: 1,148
Posted By oscarzulu
Not sure if Hurricane Cove Marina on Miami River...

Not sure if Hurricane Cove Marina on Miami River does that or if it's just a DYI yard, but there are a couple of yards around there that might be able as well.

I know that Playboy Marina up in...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 08-27-2010
Replies: 5
Views: 703
Posted By oscarzulu
Not sure exactly how the bottom looks as I've...

Not sure exactly how the bottom looks as I've been having trouble getting it out of the water.
It's up the Miami river and I'm trying to get it to a boat ramp so that I can get her home to work...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 08-27-2010
Replies: 5
Views: 703
Posted By oscarzulu
Need help identifying this sailing dinghy

Hi, I've got this dinghy that has no mast or sails or any other identifying marks. She's about 14'-16' with about a 1' draft and HEAVY
And I'm hoping that someone can recognize her...

<a...
Forum: Ericson 12-30-2008
Replies: 2
Views: 2,579
Posted By oscarzulu
1968 Ericson 30 compression post?

Hello all, been getting my "new" boat ready for the trip around from Ft. Myers to Miami and I noticed a bit of a sag from the mast step interior arch...
Has anyone put in a compression post or used...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 12-18-2008
Replies: 1
Views: 530
Posted By oscarzulu
Ft. Myers to Miami...

Hello all, just put a deposit on a 1968 Ericson 30' (draft is 5', air draft is 35') that is located in Ft. Myers. I need to get it over to miami, but I have never had to this trip before.
So i am...
Forum: O'Day 10-25-2008
Replies: 4
Views: 2,130
Posted By oscarzulu
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 03-29-2007
Replies: 9
Views: 551
Posted By oscarzulu
Dave, starting a new thread asking your question...

Dave, starting a new thread asking your question will get the answers you're looking for. Trying to hijack a thread, like you're doing, is generally "frowned" upon.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 03-29-2007
Replies: 0
Views: 311
Posted By oscarzulu
Marineliens.com

Just wanted to share with everyone this website, some of you might remember me posting for legal advice on placing a lien on a foreign flagged vessel for unpaid wages...
After dragging on for 4.5...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 03-29-2007
Replies: 9
Views: 551
Posted By oscarzulu
x2 on the calcium deposits. Being a charter...

x2 on the calcium deposits.
Being a charter boat I can understand you not wanting to have guests bag their paper. So, with a saltwater flush it's a maintenance deal; converting over to a fresh...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 03-03-2007
Replies: 13
Views: 703
Posted By oscarzulu
Very cool pic, we had clouds here in Naples, FL...

Very cool pic, we had clouds here in Naples, FL for most of it...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 02-19-2007
Replies: 3
Views: 439
Posted By oscarzulu
Stargazers

I found this web site, www.heavens-above.com (http://www.heavens-above.com/), while looking for International Space Station pass predictions.
There are predictions for Iridium Flares, which is where...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 02-19-2007
Replies: 30
Views: 2,874
Posted By oscarzulu
We got caught 120nm N of Bermuda in the Christmas...

We got caught 120nm N of Bermuda in the Christmas day Storm of '02. A small low pressure came off of FL and exploded once it hit the gulfstream. we got 50kts and 55' seas for 2 days, according to...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 02-19-2007
Replies: 32
Views: 2,151
Posted By oscarzulu
We had pretty much the same set-up as your first...

We had pretty much the same set-up as your first pic, minus the check-valve. The pump inline with the vacutainer has 4 duckbills, 2 on the inlet, 2 on the outlet...

You plumbing with ship's water...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 02-09-2007
Replies: 44
Views: 6,169
Posted By oscarzulu
I was able to get 2, sometimes 3, channels with...

I was able to get 2, sometimes 3, channels with hauling up a temporary antenna. But I was absolutely amazed at the clarity and the extra 7-8 channels that I got with one of those UFO's. Definitely...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 02-08-2007
Replies: 7
Views: 900
Posted By oscarzulu
That Tefgel is good stuff, had to use it all over...

That Tefgel is good stuff, had to use it all over an aluminum boat being refit, definitely helps getting hardware off. And dabbing a bit extra on your finger, washers and nuts helps for those times...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 02-06-2007
Replies: 21
Views: 2,183
Posted By oscarzulu
I worked on a boat that had doorskin (1/4" thin,...

I worked on a boat that had doorskin (1/4" thin, thin ply) cut to fit, filled and faired on one side and Awl-Gripped.
Some of that industrial type velcro and they were good.
They were 10 years...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 02-06-2007
Replies: 10
Views: 5,242
Posted By oscarzulu
I tried to do the same thing to the transom of a...

I tried to do the same thing to the transom of a Zodiac MKII.

The glue was outrageously expensive and a foredeck (or even a dock) was/is no place to try to do anything like this.
You need a...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 02-05-2007
Replies: 9
Views: 595
Posted By oscarzulu
Cool, it's been awhile since having to answer a...

Cool, it's been awhile since having to answer a librarian's question of "Where do you live?"
"Uhmm, about 50 yards off the big rock in the harbour"
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 02-05-2007
Replies: 9
Views: 595
Posted By oscarzulu
I am going through a sea school; I've just taken...

I am going through a sea school; I've just taken the OUPV test and looking to take my upgrade in the next 2 weeks. I was planning on submitting both the OUPV and the upgrade to the CG at the same...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 02-05-2007
Replies: 23
Views: 2,146
Posted By oscarzulu
Here goes one of those "I seem to remember...

Here goes one of those "I seem to remember reading somewhere"... that there were 50,000 containers lost and floating at any given time. Also that they were floating because the highest ones stacked...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 02-05-2007
Replies: 9
Views: 595
Posted By oscarzulu
Legal advice pt. II

My next problem is in regards to the wording in Section III on the CG 719S Small Vessel Sea Service (http://www.uscg.mil/STCW/download-docs/cg719s.pdf) form.
Is a skipper still considered to be the...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 02-05-2007
Replies: 11
Views: 980
Posted By oscarzulu
Thanks for the replies, I've thought about all...

Thanks for the replies, I've thought about all these responses... unfortunately the loss of the boat would be the end of my lien as I understand. Plus there's that whole karma thing too.
I have...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 02-04-2007
Replies: 11
Views: 980
Posted By oscarzulu
Need maritime legal advice...

Hello all, need some advice on placing a lien on a Cayman Island flagged sailboat.
I've put a lien up on Marineliens.com, but I was told that that may not be the most effective route.
Again the...
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