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Search: Posts Made By: BoatyardBoy
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 37
Views: 1,438
Posted By christian.hess
Re: How can I tell if my diesel is bad?

yeah Im not getting this whole discussion...

if we had a 100 galon fuel tank and you were indecise I would test it like others say

to me the most important thing regarding fuel and or diesel in...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 37
Views: 1,438
Posted By svHyLyte
Re: How can I tell if my diesel is bad?

All this discussion over $20 worth of fuel? Jeeze, toss the stuff, partially refill the tank, polish that fuel for a few hours to clear out any sediment that may be stirred up with the refill and be...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 06-13-2014
Replies: 71
Views: 5,982
Posted By TomMaine
Re: Before and After Photos - Show Us!

Before's from years ago, my boat is a work in progress, never completely 'finished'. It sails every season.

https://farm6.staticflickr.com/5478/13886161669_6724b264a1_b.jpg
...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 06-11-2014
Replies: 71
Views: 5,982
Posted By CapnBones
Re: Before and After Photos - Show Us!

Pics or it didn't happen
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 06-11-2014
Replies: 88
Icw
Views: 3,737
Posted By Group9
Re: Icw

On my last trip from the Mississippi gulf coast to the Florida Keys, I took the ICW as much as I could, all the way down, anchoring some nights and staying in marinas some nights, just poking along,...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 06-10-2014
Replies: 88
Icw
Views: 3,737
Posted By PBzeer
Re: Icw

Their boat, their trip, their choice. It's no more complicated than that.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 06-10-2014
Replies: 88
Icw
Views: 3,737
Posted By DRFerron
Re: Icw

I think it's sort of like the answer to the question some people ask about why other sailboats motor during perfectly good sailing conditions. Why does anyone else care?

It could be comfort level,...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 06-09-2014
Replies: 71
Views: 5,982
Posted By PaulinVictoria
Re: Before and After Photos - Show Us!

Before boat:
http://www.digitaltrends.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/02/cash-wallet.jpg

After boat:
http://www.internet-addiction-guide.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/03/empty_wallet1.jpg
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 06-09-2014
Replies: 71
Views: 5,982
Posted By StormBay
Re: Before and After Photos - Show Us!

I am also a big fan of before and after photo sets; I can look at them for hours. Looking forward to seeing everyone else's projects. Here are a few of my own from the past 2 years.
Plumbing and...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 06-09-2014
Replies: 88
Icw
Views: 3,737
Posted By JonEisberg
Re: Icw

I'm sure you do, Gary, as does most everyone who has them... There's no 'winning' any argument against them, of course, they're just not for me. I'm hopelessly Old School, I simply prefer to be able...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 06-07-2014
Replies: 5
Views: 436
Posted By PaulinVictoria
Re: Newbie wind direction question

Regardless of the direction they state, the wind will always be coming directly from where you want to get to.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 06-06-2014
Replies: 51
Views: 3,055
Posted By wind_magic
Re: What do cruisers do?

It's pretty cool and looks like a load of fun to sail, I'm even fond of yellow, but they should have waited until he sailed it away from that ship before they took a picture of it.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 06-06-2014
Replies: 27
Views: 1,600
Posted By Faster
Re: Broke my cherry. Ran aground for the first time

Maybe not a real good thing to post in a public forum??? ;)
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 05-22-2014
Replies: 73
Views: 3,880
Posted By ShoalFinder
Re: Yacht capsizes on launch

They should get their money back if that monstrosity DIDN'T capsize. It was obvously designed to turn turtle on contact. Egads, that thing is ugly. Maybe it wouldn't need fin stabs if it wasn't a...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 05-22-2014
Replies: 73
Views: 3,880
Posted By caberg
Re: Yacht capsizes on launch

Cinderella story. Outta nowhere. A former greenskeeper, now, about to become the Masters champion. It looks like a mirac... It's in the hole! It's in the hole! It's in the hole!
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 05-09-2014
Replies: 37
Views: 1,653
Posted By tommays
Re: 1st big project, bronze thru-hull

I favor the taping and using studs on a G10 plate version as it is three less holes to leak and killer strong
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 05-04-2014
Replies: 226
Views: 12,128
Posted By christian.hess
Re: Why All the Absurd Circumnavigation Threads?

good on ya killarney for that response

its a dream...whatever someone thinks about it can go suck it in my opinion...its up to you to make them a reality

simple really
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 05-04-2014
Replies: 226
Views: 12,128
Posted By killarney_sailor
Re: Why All the Absurd Circumnavigation Threads?

Anyway, that would be my reaction to it.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 05-02-2014
Replies: 35
Views: 1,586
Posted By benesailor
Re: Using these as jerry cans

Scepter Jerry Fuel Cans 20L MFC USGI Military Army USMC Fuel Spout Nozzle | eBay (http://www.ebay.com/itm/Scepter-Jerry-fuel-cans-20L-MFC-USGI-military-ARMY-USMC-fuel-spout-nozzle-/131179064551)
...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 05-02-2014
Replies: 35
Views: 1,586
Posted By Cap-Couillon
Re: Using these as jerry cans

I've used the cooking oil containers in Central America for diesel with no problems, but would worry about gasoline due to the higher vapor pressure. Diesel leak smells, gasoline leak can equal a...
Forum: Cruising and Sailing with Children 05-01-2014
Replies: 9
Views: 772
Posted By vtsailguy
Sailing with kids!

Family sailing trip to the Caribbean - WCAX.COM Local Vermont News, Weather and Sports- (http://www.wcax.com/story/25345608/family-sailing-trip-to-the-caribbean)

Enjoy!
Forum: Seamanship & Navigation 05-01-2014
Replies: 247
Views: 13,239
Posted By Melrna
Re: Multi-Day Offshores: The Elephant In The Salon

We just finished a 3 day passage from GA to NC all offshore. We saw a little of everything in the wind ( light, on the nose, on the stern and 30+), no seas to big seas and lots of traffic. We sailed...
Forum: Seamanship & Navigation 05-01-2014
Replies: 247
Views: 13,239
Posted By chall03
Re: Multi-Day Offshores: The Elephant In The Salon

Fatigue management is the major factor yes. Well for us at least it certainly is.



I disagree. While fatiguing, if your doing it right it should be easy and relaxing the last thing that should...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 04-28-2014
Replies: 48
Views: 1,976
Posted By OPossumTX
Re: Engine problem vs Improper functioning of the Prop

If the turbo is not running, the engine will be considerably short on power and if the injection system is not computer controlled, the engine will be running very rich accounting for the black...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 04-12-2014
Replies: 7
Views: 762
Posted By manatee
Re: Drinking Water Out of Thin Air

Isn't it interesting how many zany ideas in science fiction have become facts of life?

Submarines -- Jules Verne
Travel to the Moon -- Lucian of Samosata, Cyrano de Bergerac, H.G. Wells, Jules...
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