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Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   02-08-2014
Replies: 61
Views: 7,972
Posted By theartfuldodger
Re: WiFi Connectivity On-Board

We use a system called Bad Boy with some signals 5 miles away, very happy
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   12-02-2013
Replies: 1,126
Views: 77,165
Posted By theartfuldodger
Re: Is flying a pirate flag lame?

I'm very surprised about all the comments about the pirate flag as I have always been of the understanding it means that there are kids on board and that is for two reason one to let other kids know...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   09-21-2013
Replies: 15
Views: 2,519
Posted By theartfuldodger
Re: yamaha 4hp stalls on idle

I would suggest check the motion tube in the carburetor it most likely is block slightly common problem.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   03-10-2013
Replies: 49
Views: 3,401
Posted By theartfuldodger
Re: Popularity of center cockpits?

My wife and I found our CC 42 Passage and live aboard full time we would not let her go and have been already offered more than we paid for her a couple of times. Greast boat to live on and cruise...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   01-19-2013
Replies: 16
Views: 1,337
Posted By theartfuldodger
Re: Toronto International Boat Show

Yes it is the Tes and the Tes sold yesterday to a chap in Montreal
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   01-05-2013
Replies: 5
Views: 472
Posted By theartfuldodger
42 Passage water tank replacement

Has anyone ever changed or worked on the main water tank of this vessel as I'm going to have to repair mine and any pointers would be greatly helpful
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   09-07-2012
Replies: 16
Views: 3,647
Posted By theartfuldodger
Re: Water Cooled Air Conditioners For Sailboats?

I'm not sure what you have been reading but any airconditioning unit on sail boats I've seen are all water cooled.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   08-26-2012
Replies: 7
Views: 1,995
Posted By theartfuldodger
Re: Sailing around Newfoundland

To sail around Newfoundland is most likely not possible becuase of the three different weather zones. We spent four years there in St Johns living aboard. The locals will tell you that after a...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   05-25-2012
Replies: 4
Views: 934
Posted By theartfuldodger
42 Passage CC

Would like to hear from anyone who owns a 42 Passage Hunter CC, or anyone who might have some insight on this vessel, as we are looking at one at this moment.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   04-01-2011
Replies: 1
Views: 788
Posted By theartfuldodger
Florida Tornado

Was listening as I always do here while in the Bahamas, for Chris Parker's weather report, but this morning just caught a faint message that he may have been put off the air by a Tornado strike in...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   07-11-2010
Replies: 2
Views: 799
Posted By theartfuldodger
Weather router

Was wondering if anyone could give me contacts for weather routers besides Herb for the North Atlantic and across to Europe.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   07-11-2010
Replies: 16
Views: 1,615
Posted By theartfuldodger
We have bought and set up a Alfa AWUS036H wifi,...

We have bought and set up a Alfa AWUS036H wifi, and get connections out to 5 miles as well we usually have about 30 plus hits about half are open, works great, must be mounted above head height as it...
Forum: Electronics   07-11-2010
Replies: 8
Views: 4,596
Posted By theartfuldodger
We have an echo pilot on board and very happy...

We have an echo pilot on board and very happy with its performance can see to a depth of 260feet and forward to 180 feet, found good for ancharage, seeing whales ahead and dead heads.
Forum: Introduce Yourself   07-06-2010
Replies: 1
Views: 398
Posted By theartfuldodger
Welcome aboard, where are you at, any of the...

Welcome aboard, where are you at, any of the yacht clubs, Nepean is a good spot lots of great folks there. Did you just by the boat and by any chance did you get it in Ottawa as knew of an Alberg 29...
Forum: Crew Wanted/Available   06-30-2010
Replies: 3
Views: 776
Posted By theartfuldodger
Crew wanted to the Azores

We were looking for a crew member with experience to accompamy us to the Azores we will be leaving from the east coast of Nova Scotia shortly, as well would be interested in following any other sails...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   05-12-2010
Replies: 90
Views: 9,002
Posted By theartfuldodger
I'm curious do we know what happened with the...

I'm curious do we know what happened with the British couple did they finally get realeased, or are they still being held.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   04-04-2010
Replies: 30
Views: 13,860
Posted By theartfuldodger
As for a good grounding system and counterpoise,...

As for a good grounding system and counterpoise, we have just finished installing our SSB and have used the information and material from this chap, he has also given us great advice on checking our...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   03-27-2010
Replies: 144
Views: 15,788
Posted By theartfuldodger
Here is a link for those interested in Abby...

Here is a link for those interested in Abby Sunderlands progress with respect to Jessica's and in comparison to how their parents met them off of Cape Horn. Where Next? - More Engine Nonsense...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   03-25-2010
Replies: 3
Views: 2,104
Posted By theartfuldodger
I'm connecting a nmea signal from a Ray Marine...

I'm connecting a nmea signal from a Ray Marine C80 system using the nmea wires to my Fugawi Marine system on my Toshiba laptop through a USB port using the USB to serial adapter.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   03-25-2010
Replies: 3
Views: 2,104
Posted By theartfuldodger
Nmea connections

I was wondering if anyone could help me with the wiring for a nmea connection using a USB port. What I think is right is that terminal two is data out positive, terminal three is data in positive,...
Forum: Electronics   03-14-2010
Replies: 169
Views: 26,274
Posted By theartfuldodger
What is everyone using for their rear antenna, if...

What is everyone using for their rear antenna, if not stainless steel
Forum: Electronics   03-09-2010
Replies: 169
Views: 26,274
Posted By theartfuldodger
Trying to find some 450 ohm ladder line for a...

Trying to find some 450 ohm ladder line for a counterpoise, but no luck. I was wondering seeing what it looks like if 18/2 copper wire would do the same, has anyone any other ideas what one could...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   03-03-2010
Replies: 56
Views: 7,005
Posted By theartfuldodger
The statement then is; you repeat what you sow,...

The statement then is; you repeat what you sow, and so death is part of it, there is a British couple still being held not to mention others, what say you to them sorry for your luck, I think its...
Forum: Living Aboard   02-22-2010
Replies: 59
Views: 10,525
Posted By theartfuldodger
The point to understand is this just to live...

The point to understand is this just to live aboard, or will it be used for some sailing. If just a complete liveaboard then, you just consider it an apartment of a small size, and equip it with...
Forum: Electronics   02-21-2010
Replies: 169
Views: 26,274
Posted By theartfuldodger
I have been following several threads on how to...

I have been following several threads on how to install an antenna, and have found so many different thoughts, here is a site which has made it all clear, with instructings in plain english, which...
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