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Search: Posts Made By: casey1999
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 8 Hours Ago
Replies: 5
Views: 273
Posted By casey1999
Re: Rogue wave antenna

Depends if the breakage was caused by a strike from a rogue wave I would imagine
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 17 Hours Ago
Replies: 40
Views: 2,100
Posted By casey1999
Re: Turn that frown upside down! Lets talk NEW engines!

Med,
The concern I would have is that the bacteria seems to settle at the bottom of the tank. Does your polishing system create enough turbulance in the entire tank to stir the bateria up so that...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 19 Hours Ago
Replies: 23
Views: 914
Posted By casey1999
Re: Interior Paint- marine grade or not?

I have seen these paint at Home Depot, but I bought Easypoxy instead.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 19 Hours Ago
Replies: 23
Views: 914
Posted By casey1999
Re: Interior Paint- marine grade or not?

Looks good Chef. So with Bilge Coat paint, if the paint is in a wet bilge, will the pain eventually fail? The paint is advertised as for bilges, and bilges get wet so you would think it would not...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 20 Hours Ago
Replies: 23
Views: 914
Posted By casey1999
Re: Interior Paint- marine grade or not?

FWIW my boat's interior was painted with exterior latex house paint by PO and it is not holding up well. Some of the cause is prep I am sure, but if the house paint on the boat sits in water- like...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 20 Hours Ago
Replies: 23
Views: 914
Posted By casey1999
Re: Interior Paint- marine grade or not?

I am going to be painting the interior of my boat in the next few months. My bilge has never been painted. Should I even paint it? I would like it to be painted just to look good and clean- but...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 2 Days Ago
Replies: 40
Views: 2,100
Posted By casey1999
Re: Turn that frown upside down! Lets talk NEW engines!

Has this boat got a history of sailing for long periods in some rough seas to have shaken things up a bit? Or during your first outing in some rough seas are all your filters going to clog? That...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 2 Days Ago
Replies: 40
Views: 2,100
Posted By casey1999
Re: Turn that frown upside down! Lets talk NEW engines!

Sounds like you should change the tanks, probably full of water and bacteria.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 2 Days Ago
Replies: 1
Views: 377
Posted By casey1999
Re: Monitor Windvane

Cool. Good to hear the monitor is good stuff. The monitor on my boat was used for a single hand circumnavigatin and is still in good shape.

Sail World: Sail and sailing, cruising, boating news...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 2 Days Ago
Replies: 5
Views: 512
Posted By casey1999
Re: Insurance Coverage

Agree faster. I have read my policy concerning things like salvage and it is very confusing. One thing to be concerned about in Hawaii is that if you run aground or sink, or even just anchor on a...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 3 Days Ago
Replies: 16
Views: 1,019
Posted By casey1999
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 3 Days Ago
Replies: 16
Views: 1,019
Posted By casey1999
Re: Aluminum Hulls for Cruising Boats

Take a look here, this (covers a lot of your questions):
S/V Hawk (http://www.bethandevans.com/hawk.htm)

The only concern I would have is that if you are in a marina or on mooring a lot of the...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 3 Days Ago
Replies: 224
Views: 13,792
Posted By casey1999
Re: I hate boats...

How is it that boat insurance is different than auto insurance? I am not sure that auto insurance would ever cover a bent rod. Does all comprehensive boat insurance cover the engine or do only...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 4 Days Ago
Replies: 224
Views: 13,792
Posted By casey1999
Re: I hate boats...

Med,
I am curious as to how it is working with the insurance company. Apparently you and the insure company agreed to pull the engine and then they take the engine apart to find out what went...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 4 Days Ago
Replies: 20
Views: 859
Posted By casey1999
Re: Real Men, Real Sailors "The Essex" The Movie

Yea gotta watch them whales- dodge them all the time in the winter on North Shore of Oahu, even the surfers need to watch out. Did have an interesting experience transiting the Cook Straight on a...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 4 Days Ago
Replies: 20
Views: 859
Posted By casey1999
Re: Real Men, Real Sailors "The Essex" The Movie

Hey thanks, I got netflix so see if I can find it. Any idea if it is a documentary or movie. Sometimes hard to locate stuff on Netflix, looked the other day for shows of interest and did no see...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 4 Days Ago
Replies: 20
Views: 859
Posted By casey1999
Re: Real Men, Real Sailors "The Essex" The Movie

From Wikipedia:
Essex (whaleship) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Essex_(whaleship))

Essex Whale attack:

Thousands of miles from the coast of South America,...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 4 Days Ago
Replies: 20
Views: 859
Posted By casey1999
Re: Real Men, Real Sailors "The Essex" The Movie

According to wikipedia, the actual whale that sunk Essex lived- see the wikipedia attachmnet in the OP. The whale rammed the boat and the boat sunk- the whale was never seen again (I hope it lived)....
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 4 Days Ago
Replies: 224
Views: 13,792
Posted By casey1999
Re: I hate boats...

Well, he always had several chicks on board as his crew and they seemed to enjoy the ride... So I am sure he did too...
Those were the days before the GoPro crowd- so sorry now vids for the BFS...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 4 Days Ago
Replies: 20
Views: 859
Posted By casey1999
Real Men, Real Sailors "The Essex" The Movie

In The Heart Of The Sea Official Teaser Trailer #1 (2015) - Chris Hemsworth Movie HD - YouTube

Real Men, Real Sailors, "The Essex" movie Trailor

Wikipedia has a nice write up:...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 4 Days Ago
Replies: 0
Views: 251
Posted By casey1999
Hawaii/Pacific Sailors Take Cover- Cane Coming

Hawaii/Pacific Sailors Take Cover, This storm will intensify significantly after passing Hawaii then head off in the NE direction
Article:...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 4 Days Ago
Replies: 224
Views: 13,792
Posted By casey1999
Re: I hate boats...

I had a friend on chesapeake bay that had McGregor 26. He kind of liked it. He could sail as far as he wanted from Friday evening until Sunday afternoon, then hightail it back to its mooring so he...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 4 Days Ago
Replies: 5
Views: 512
Posted By casey1999
Insurance Coverage

There was a recent thread about insurance covering engine damage. I have a few questions about what your marine insurance might cover:

1. If you do not winterize your engine, or maybe you use it...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 6 Days Ago
Replies: 224
Views: 13,792
Posted By casey1999
Re: I hate boats...

Maybe you could figure a way to "marinize" this engine:
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 6 Days Ago
Replies: 224
Views: 13,792
Posted By casey1999
Re: I hate boats...

Med,
On the boat diesel forum there was this post. I am not a member, but maybe someone else is an can offer what response was, or it may be worth the $25 membership.
...
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