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Search: Posts Made By: DBboat
Forum: Living Aboard 03-30-2009
Replies: 8
Views: 1,129
Posted By DBboat
I have lived aboard my 30' boat for almost a year...

I have lived aboard my 30' boat for almost a year and a half. I'll second a lot of what is said here - keep tools, keep pots and pans, dump your small appliances.

Also go sailing! A 30' to 37'...
Forum: Introduce Yourself 03-27-2009
Replies: 4
Views: 290
Posted By DBboat
Welcome aboard. If you ever make out to the...

Welcome aboard. If you ever make out to the Outer Banks you can jump aboard my boat. It is nothing special, but it gets me on the water!
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 03-26-2009
Replies: 42
Views: 3,898
Posted By DBboat
Thanks for posting the pics. It is great to see...

Thanks for posting the pics. It is great to see people enjoying these places. I hope to go one day and seeing these certainly adds fuel to the fire!
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 01-22-2009
Replies: 20
Views: 1,223
Posted By DBboat
Joel, another item to consider if you don't want...

Joel, another item to consider if you don't want to use the block heaters (or fork up the cash) is an electric oil filled radiator style. I use one on my boat and it has a thermostat that will keep...
Forum: Living Aboard 01-15-2009
Replies: 23
Views: 2,683
Posted By DBboat
I use a combination of heaters. I have an oil...

I use a combination of heaters. I have an oil filled electric that I keep on very low throughout the day. After work I turn it up as well as a little ceramic heater (instant heat). The best thing...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 12-16-2008
Replies: 41
Views: 2,460
Posted By DBboat
I read a book that I believe was titled 'My Old...

I read a book that I believe was titled 'My Old Man and the Sea' that was co-wrote by a father and son. It was about them sailing a small boat around Cape Horn I believe. sorry its been a long time...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 10-21-2008
Replies: 8
Views: 534
Posted By DBboat
Sharing the Stoke

After having my boat for about a year now and spending lots of time troubleshooting, tinkering with, fixing things and generally sinking too much money on the thing ..... I was stoked about this and...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 07-10-2008
Replies: 7
Views: 1,133
Posted By DBboat
Haulout "to do" list

I know that somebody has a list out there of things to check/replace when your boat is hauled. I couldn't find any old threads on this. thanks
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 07-09-2008
Replies: 11
Views: 1,053
Posted By DBboat
I have knocked off a large portion of barnacles...

I have knocked off a large portion of barnacles by snorkeling, scraping, and cussing. But there is a lot of work left to do on the bottom once it is out.

I hope to have the yard do a big chunk of...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 07-09-2008
Replies: 11
Views: 1,053
Posted By DBboat
If I blast it and if the bottom has no blisters...

If I blast it and if the bottom has no blisters (cross your fingers). How much time to paint with decent stuff. Can you do a coat a day or does it require extensive time to dry? I plan to do some...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 07-09-2008
Replies: 11
Views: 1,053
Posted By DBboat
Bottom Paint Advice

I'm getting ready to pull my boat out of the water and get some work done - like paint. There is an old ablative paint on the hull now (I don't know what kind) and I doubt that a barrier coat was...
Forum: Introduce Yourself 07-03-2008
Replies: 8
Views: 603
Posted By DBboat
I'm in Manteo, but come over to the main beaches...

I'm in Manteo, but come over to the main beaches to KDH and Nags Head all the time.
Forum: Introduce Yourself 07-03-2008
Replies: 8
Views: 603
Posted By DBboat
Buccaneer!

I live on the Outer Banks in a Buccaneer. (I know that I will get some bashing from having a Buc. I can take it.)

I moved aboard last fall, learned about the boat and living aboard, survived the...
Forum: Introduce Yourself 07-02-2008
Replies: 8
Views: 603
Posted By DBboat
Hello from NC

Howdy all. I am new to sailnet (and to sailing). I'm a liveaboard in NC. I'm really enjoying the advice and comments that you can find here. It has helped a lot so far. Thanks a bunch.
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 07-01-2008
Replies: 17
Views: 7,362
Posted By DBboat
Buc

I have a Buc that is 30.5'. I believe that Bayliner did make some larger ones (up to about 33'). I do not know for certain that a 36' was ever produced. There is a msn group dedicated to Bucs that...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 05-08-2008
Replies: 14
Views: 1,999
Posted By DBboat
To elaborate for you, beej67, I don't understand...

To elaborate for you, beej67, I don't understand why it didn't heat up at the dock. I can only think of two reasons: 1. obstruction or 2. it wasn't loaded up as much as I thought it was. (No tach...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 05-08-2008
Replies: 14
Views: 1,999
Posted By DBboat
Heat Exchanger help

I am troubleshooting an overheating problem and need some advice on the heat exchanger and the exhaust elbow. I took my boat out for the first time and it started running hot within 10 minutes of...
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