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Search: Posts Made By: sonofasailorsailing
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 07-17-2008
Replies: 44
Views: 4,402
AC on our boat

In 2006, I purchased a Mermaid 9000BTU unit on Ebay for $300.00. This was a new unit, not used. I was very lucky. I got the installation kit from West Marine for $150.00 (about half price) because...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 11-16-2007
Replies: 4
Views: 1,234

You would not qualify, but he would, if he has the propper paperwork. Make sure he is "Certified" insane. If he gives you any trouble, just slip him a few more meds in his cocoa and tell him the nice...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 11-16-2007
Replies: 24
Views: 2,349
How about a 33 footer? boat ads on forums. Use classifieds
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 11-16-2007
Replies: 13
Views: 1,972
I have a 3gmf

I was told that I needed to change out the zincs in the engine. This is a new (110 hours now) engine, fresh water cooled. I went to the dealer. He explained that the fresh water cooled engines do not...
Forum: Seamanship & Navigation 10-03-2007
Replies: 572
Views: 148,727
Lucky me

Absolutely am lucky. Tomorow night, we are leaving about 8:00 PM for a night sail to Apalachicola. Our first night sail. It's about 14 hours. Luckily, we are going in a flotilla of three other boats....
Forum: Seamanship & Navigation 10-03-2007
Replies: 572
Views: 148,727
You call this fun?!?!

Our first boat, a Chrysler 22, was a great boat; heavy, forgiving, etc. It was our first year, indeed, our first few weeks after purchase, on her. We went to Crooked Island, roughly a four hour run...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 08-23-2007
Replies: 16
Views: 1,673
Northwest Florida

Your time frame for this leg (Jan-Feb) is fine. Cool weather will prevail with temp in the 50-60 high and 40 low. Winds can be unpredictable at that time of year.

Generally, a 30-45 hour run...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 08-16-2007
Replies: 17
Views: 18,151
We recently built our galley from scratch. One of...

We recently built our galley from scratch. One of the requirements (of the Admiral) was that we install an Origo stove. We liked the one a friend had and just decided that that was what was for us. I...
Forum: Introduce Yourself 08-15-2007
Replies: 3,382
Views: 794,485
St Joseph Bay

Port St Joe Florida to Panama City to the west and Appalachicola to the east are our usual stomping grounds
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 08-01-2007
Replies: 23
Views: 2,496
We own a Glander Tavana. She has 3' draft with...

We own a Glander Tavana. She has 3' draft with the centerboard up and 6' with it down. She is a yawl and 33' long. We have been rebuilding the entire cabin. She now has a new Yanmar engine, Mermaid...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 07-24-2007
Replies: 20
Views: 1,734

depreciation is a whole other ball of wax. Depreciation only is deductible when you use the asset in question (in this case, a boat as a second home) when it is used in the course of a business. So,...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 07-24-2007
Replies: 20
Views: 1,734
federal tax

I believe Texas is a non-income tax state. Therefore, you would take your interest deduction on your federal tax return. You will only get to use it if you itemize your deductions.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 06-15-2007
Replies: 25
Views: 1,519
Defending defender

I usually order from defender a couple of times a year. I have always had good service and I have always received my merchandise faster than I thought I would. My last purchase several months ago was...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 05-18-2007
Replies: 42
Views: 21,400

I have alot of pics of my boat, before, during and almost after redo. What boat is your dad's? Ours is the Tavana. Lars is correct, I have seen a number og Tavanas and none were exactly alike
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 03-19-2007
Replies: 153
Views: 12,181
On the beach

A couple of years ago, the daughter and grandkids (2, 4 and 5 year old stepping stones) were down for a nice week on the shore. We decided to go out sailing on a nice, slightly breezy, day. Daughter...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 03-15-2007
Replies: 153
Views: 12,181
Thanksgiving trip, 2005

After four days on our "backup" boat, Chrysler 22, we were maneuvering to the dock at the ramp to get ready to put the boat on her trailer. This was on the intracoastal just where the intracoastal...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 03-13-2007
Replies: 36
Views: 2,700
Volvo MD3B to Yanmar 3GM30F

I did exactly what you are contemplating about eight months ago. My 1970's Volvo gave up the ghost on a trip up the intracoastal. Thank heavens for BOATUS towing insurance, but that's another story....
Forum: Living Aboard 02-27-2007
Replies: 157
Views: 25,272
Dang, I wish I could spell...mansion

Dang, I wish I could spell...mansion
Forum: Living Aboard 02-27-2007
Replies: 157
Views: 25,272
And on...

I have done a little research on the liveaboard marinas availability. True, many, especially here in Florida, are "going condo." But, There are still some out there. I happen to like the marina I am...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 02-15-2007
Replies: 19
Views: 2,208
USAA insurance

When we had our 22 foot Chrysler, I called USAA about insurance. They told me that it was already covered under my current homeowners policy so we didn't have any extra out-of-pocket. Now we own a...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 01-09-2007
Replies: 1
Views: 1,485
Cap'n Remo remote control tiller operator

I was wondering if anyone had any experience with this? It is a wireless remote for tiller. It looks impressive but the video shows a smaller boat. I was wondering if it might work on a 33'er?...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 01-08-2007
Replies: 42
Views: 21,400
Beautiful boat


Your boat looks beautiful...but I am a little predjudiced. I had hoped to see the interior photos of your boat but the link doesn't exist. We are in the process now of tearing out the port...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 01-08-2007
Replies: 71
Views: 8,487
Replaced in May 2006

Our Volvo died last year so we replaced it with a new 30hp Yanmar. I shopped around alot and the best price was about $7,500. The installation was another $7,500. This was due to alot of stringer...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 12-19-2006
Replies: 42
Views: 21,400
Two years ago, but I'm still around

And jbh, if you would like a closer look, let me know, we still own her.

A little update... we had to repower in May to a new Yanmar. Geeeeezzz! A little 30 hp diesel cost as much as 5 GMC 350s!...
Forum: Introduce Yourself 10-27-2006
Replies: 3,382
Views: 794,485
Port St. Joe, FL

Port St. Joe, FL
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