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Forum: US Northeast   03-31-2015
Replies: 45
Views: 1,576
Posted By RonRelyea
Re: NY/CT/LIS Boatyard & Marina help?

Minne ... I figured you had Hudson Valley ties, but didn't think they were right around the corner from me! If you get the dreaded big C, we'll have to blame it on the emissions from the Danskammer...
Forum: US Northeast   03-31-2015
Replies: 45
Views: 1,576
Posted By RonRelyea
Re: NY/CT/LIS Boatyard & Marina help?

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Paul, Thanks for the mention, but, the New Hamburg Yacht Club can't accommodate a 37'. I would definitely consider contacting White's Hudson...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   03-30-2015
Replies: 33
Views: 3,380
Posted By RonRelyea
Re: What is the best sailing movie ever?

Thank You Gary ....

oh .. wait ... you meant the MOVIE!

nevermind
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   03-23-2015
Replies: 43
Views: 2,637
Posted By RonRelyea
Re: Yanmar 3GM 30 Cooling Water Mystery

another possibility (just a guess) would be debris just before your heat exchanger ... at lower pressure, the junk just might be getting agitated around, but at higher rpm/water pressure, the junk...
Forum: Living Aboard   02-03-2015
Replies: 426
Views: 27,856
Posted By RonRelyea
Re: How poor is the average liveaboard cruiser?

It ain't food .... much more lucrative ...
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/12/19/business/shake-up-at-big-co-pay-fund-raises-scrutiny-on-similar-charities.html?pagewanted=all&_r=0

After all, if a...
Forum: Living Aboard   12-15-2014
Replies: 426
Views: 27,856
Posted By RonRelyea
Re: How poor is the average liveaboard cruiser?

there's a good op-ed piece by Arthur C. Brooks in the 14Dec14 NY Times titled "Abundance without Attachment" .......
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   11-11-2014
Replies: 23
Views: 1,293
Posted By RonRelyea
Re: Recommend a decent Hand Salve?

my hands used to crack like crazy ... used a ton of bag balm... went to dermatologists .... 'til I found out I was allergic to lemon scented dishwashing detergents and dogs/cats ..... I started...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   09-04-2014
Replies: 164
Views: 22,257
Posted By RonRelyea
Vent to Waste Pumpout

I, too, have my Nature's Head vented to the former waste pumpout .....

One suggestion I would add, is to cover the hole with screen ..... I had a fruit fly invasion before I did this ... after...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   09-02-2014
Replies: 44
Views: 5,372
Posted By RonRelyea
Re: “What’s The WORST Storm You’ve Seen?”

I was sailing Long Island Sound 24 June 2010 ... heard the warnings on VHF .... high-tailed it back to Manhasset Bay. Just picked up a mooring and got down below when this hit ....... luckily the...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   08-19-2014
Replies: 6
Views: 675
Posted By RonRelyea
Re: Sea sickness vid

I thought you guys were being too critical ... but just watched it ...... Noooooo!!!!

REALLY ?????????
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   07-24-2014
Replies: 64
Views: 3,998
Posted By RonRelyea
Re: Suggestions for 28-32 cruiser?

my 1990 Hunter Vision 32 fits your description:

Preferably @1990 or newer (but not older than 1980).
Basic berths for family of 4.
“Diesel” (not gas) motor for intracoastal and marina...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   07-20-2014
Replies: 16
Views: 1,640
Posted By RonRelyea
Re: Walk-through transom for under $45K?

my Hunter Vision 32 has a 4'3" draft and a nice walk-through transom ... nice interior for a family too ...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   04-23-2014
Replies: 79
Views: 7,642
Posted By RonRelyea
Re: What do you pay for Slip Fees??

$386 for the entire season, roughly May through mid-October for a 32' slip. Includes water, electric (can't run Air Conditioners, though), wifi, showers. You do have to be a member of the Yacht...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   04-01-2014
Replies: 23
Views: 1,798
Posted By RonRelyea
Re: Fire ! / Heat Damage

Caleb ... thanks for the offer! I just may take you up on it if you are serious ... even just to meet up. My SO lives in Suffern and we are in Nyack often.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   03-31-2014
Replies: 23
Views: 1,798
Posted By RonRelyea
Re: Fire ! / Heat Damage

Paul ...Nepenthe is in the middle of the "island" of boats in the middle of the marina. They moved Sweet Bubbaloo off to the side. My bow faces north and my stern is hidden by a large sailboat...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   03-31-2014
Replies: 23
Views: 1,798
Posted By RonRelyea
Re: Fire ! / Heat Damage

update on the survey ....

Surveyor found some glass delamination on the starboard bow. With that repair, new furler, nav lights, anchor rhode, rub rail and insert, etc., the total came to about...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   03-25-2014
Replies: 23
Views: 1,798
Posted By RonRelyea
Re: Fire ! / Heat Damage

I don't think we can beat up the Marina owners over a suspicious fire! The White Family is 3 generations running a good Marina.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   03-25-2014
Replies: 23
Views: 1,798
Posted By RonRelyea
Re: Fire ! / Heat Damage

Fire Chief says the fire is "Suspicious" ... http://www.poughkeepsiejournal.com/article/20140325/NEWS01/140325003/Chief-Suspicious-fire-involving-4-boats-under-investigation

Maine - Thanks for the...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   03-25-2014
Replies: 23
Views: 1,798
Posted By RonRelyea
Fire ! / Heat Damage

There was a fire at White's Hudson River Marina last night. A couple of boats near mine were destroyed. Mine got, at the least, some heat damage. Furler luff melted, nav lights melted, winter cover...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   02-04-2014
Replies: 87
Views: 5,578
Posted By RonRelyea
Re: composting toilet-should we do it

that dude's main problem was that he mounted the head athwartship. liquids didn't separate when heeled. make sure you mount it fore/aft ... also - the two women aboard were grossed out by the...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   11-14-2013
Replies: 36
Views: 4,270
Posted By RonRelyea
Re: David Crosby's boat for sale

more likely a key of oaxacan
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   10-10-2013
Replies: 34
Views: 2,038
Posted By RonRelyea
Re: DIY shrinkwrapping, easy? Pain?

how about a DIY Fairclough ... I got the idea for the frame from their website and went Top Shelf with a SILVER (OMG !) tarp ... standard electrical conduit with taped on 1x2 strapping ....
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Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   10-03-2013
Replies: 34
Views: 2,038
Posted By RonRelyea
Re: DIY shrinkwrapping, easy? Pain?

my marina does not allow DIY shrinkwrap for fear you will burn up your boat and the rest of the boats in the near vicinity. FWIW
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   09-17-2013
Replies: 70
Views: 6,603
Posted By RonRelyea
Re: Jerk of the Week?

didn't they record "(Sailboat) Under the Boardwalk" ????
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   09-13-2013
Replies: 28
Views: 4,074
Posted By RonRelyea
Re: boat for bahamas, but limited by bridge clearance and draft

Why let the bridge determine your choice???

85 foot mast under a 65 foot bridge:

How to Get An 85 Ft Mast Under A 65 Ft Bridge - YouTube
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