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Search: Posts Made By: fryewe
Forum: Irwin 4 Days Ago
Replies: 3
Views: 1,294
Posted By fryewe
Re: To remove prop shaft does rudder need to come off?

You may already have this planned, but recommend you evaluate your cutlass bearing (bent shaft for ten years likely means it needs replacement) and the condition of your shaft log...and replace the...
Forum: Vessels Lost, Missing, or in Danger 6 Days Ago
Replies: 611
Views: 41,059
Posted By fryewe
Re: Ocean baby rescue underway off Mexico

The boat wasn't scuttled for lack of phone service. The boat wasn't scuttled because it was unseaworthy (although it's condition seemed to be degrading).

The boat was scuttled because Eric chose...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 1 Week Ago
Replies: 71
Views: 3,619
Posted By fryewe
Re: Some people's children...

Which half? Heh...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 1 Week Ago
Replies: 71
Views: 3,619
Posted By fryewe
Re: Some people's children...

Yep.

Nothing like 60-70 continuous calendar days of 18 hour days (which translates to 80-92 "effective" days) hanging out with the same 10 or so people from grits to mid-rats with about 4-5 hours...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 1 Week Ago
Replies: 71
Views: 3,619
Posted By fryewe
Re: Some people's children...

Must be lingering PTSD from all those years "living in a three bedroom house with a hundred of your closest friends"...:D
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 11-08-2014
Replies: 44
Views: 2,200
Posted By fryewe
Re: How crazy would I be to...

A 32 footer with a Diesel engine so small that it can be started by hand is underpowered.

If you really want to start the engine it's simple if the engine isn't toast.

Take a well charged...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 10-31-2014
Replies: 8
Views: 472
Posted By fryewe
Re: Need a good digital tachometer.

I have the Tiny Tach. Superb and inexpensive solution.
Forum: Seamanship & Navigation 09-08-2014
Replies: 25
Views: 1,420
Posted By fryewe
Re: Charting a Course

According to the help feature of OpenCPN (user's manual) the default setting for longitude intervals for computing great circle sailing routes is 5 degrees...

"To create a gpx file containing a...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 09-03-2014
Replies: 125
Views: 5,946
Posted By fryewe
Re: Why do people still use depth sounders?

Just ran across this ad for an interesting little gizmo that is kind of an "electronic lead line" - fascinating - I just can't keep up with all the whiz bang stuff being offered

Fugawi Store ?...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 09-02-2014
Replies: 44
Views: 2,144
Posted By fryewe
Re: Puget Sound, San Juans sailing tips and warnings?

No kidding...about 30nm in 36 hours in the SoJdF...holy moly...

(but your point is well made and should be well taken...)
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 09-02-2014
Replies: 125
Views: 5,946
Posted By fryewe
Re: Why do people still use depth sounders?

Christian has the wax been holding its shape well in your tropical locale?
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 09-01-2014
Replies: 125
Views: 5,946
Posted By fryewe
Re: Why do people still use depth sounders?

First of all...as Joe said you don't need a hole in the hull to install a good depth sensor head. They will shoot a signal through a FRP hull (don't know about wood or steel...coupling with the water...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 08-24-2014
Replies: 16
Views: 1,142
Posted By fryewe
Re: another a sail question

I have a similar line on my boat that simply attaches to the head of hanked-on sails to keep them from running up the headstay when the sail is lowered.

A tackline for an a-spin should be...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 08-22-2014
Replies: 15
Views: 1,185
Posted By fryewe
Re: Captains? We don't need no stinking captains!

How long until the first unmanned ship is pirated by hacking the control systems?

Perhaps they would each need a computerized self defense system as well.

With all those computers on board...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 08-16-2014
Replies: 156
Views: 8,832
Posted By fryewe
Re: Give AIS a rest

Brings to mind a trip into Cockburn Sound a number of years ago...approaching a right turn to Freemantle north of Rottnest Island with a bulk carrier broad on my port bow at about 800 yards I hailed...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 08-16-2014
Replies: 156
Views: 8,832
Posted By fryewe
Re: Give AIS a rest

AIS is a collision avoidance aid. It gives vessels so equipped an evaluation method to determine if a maneuver by one or both is required to avoid interference or collision.

In the event a...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 08-13-2014
Replies: 123
Views: 4,526
Posted By fryewe
Re: What do you do for food on a day cruise?

'...coldtonguecoldhamcoldbeefpickledgherkinssaladfrenchrollscresssandwichesspottedmeatgingerbeerlemonadesodawater...'
Forum: Vessels Lost, Missing, or in Danger 08-11-2014
Replies: 3
Views: 887
Posted By fryewe
Re: Sailboat in Julio

News item says S/V Walkbout is disabled and taking on water...the photo shows the boat's rig apparently intact (mast standing) and both jib and main fully furled. Here's to luck and effort saving...
Forum: Outboard 08-11-2014
Replies: 24
Views: 8,573
Posted By fryewe
Re: Brand new Honda 5HP Outboard won't start - should I switch mfg?

These are classic symptoms of dirty carb jets that are fouled by the gummy slime from old and stagnant gasoline containing ethanol. The carb needs cleaning and the fuel should be replaced with fresh...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 07-30-2014
Replies: 24
Views: 1,253
Posted By fryewe
Re: Inventing and experimenting.

Looked nice on a flat sea. Want to take that into a gale with swell and wind waves...a-rockin' and a-pitchin' with that heavy device rotating and vibrating and slamming and banging a-speedin' and...
Forum: Diesel 07-27-2014
Replies: 5
Views: 400
Posted By fryewe
Re: old yanmar 12HP water pump additional inlet and outlet lines

Just guessing here...but this arrangement would seem to be useful for de-watering the bilge using the engine raw water pump...using the raw water pump directly overboard through the upper discharge...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 07-25-2014
Replies: 81
Views: 3,919
Posted By fryewe
Re: Music Etiquette at the Dock

...what chef said...+1

Of course you can't hear the bilge alarm or the anchor drag alarm...

Also might answer some of the questions in the thread "things that go bump in the night"...

And...
Forum: Diesel 07-22-2014
Replies: 58
Views: 1,824
Posted By fryewe
Re: Yanmar 1GM issues

Casey...
I don't have manual or drawings handy but I think the fuel injection limiter is a stop screw in the side of the fuel injection pump that limits fuel rack motion...has a lock nut on the...
Forum: Diesel 07-22-2014
Replies: 58
Views: 1,824
Posted By fryewe
Re: Yanmar 1GM issues

This is the cable brake you need...

32930

Put it on your cable in a convenient location close to the throttle control lever.

When my throttle control on my Yanmar started self-adjusting...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 07-14-2014
Replies: 97
Views: 4,740
Posted By fryewe
Re: How do I handle insurance claims?

Too short...too long...too tight...too loose...

Maybe I'm just too thick and missing something here...

But isn't that all irrelevant? The relevant point is the riggers dropped the rig and...
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