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Forum: Gear & Maintenance   04-02-2012
Replies: 11
Views: 1,643
Posted By spinwing
Re: Homemade navigation housing

How about this for Plan B?
Last year a friend built one using foam and fibreglass.
He built a block out of foam - building insulation - pink or blue.
Cut it and glued it so that it would fit over...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   09-15-2011
Replies: 25
Views: 3,209
Posted By spinwing
Or as my dockmate calls his yellow boat ...

Or as my dockmate calls his yellow boat "Bananas"
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   04-18-2011
Replies: 33
Views: 6,190
Posted By spinwing
$36. I can confirm that you will need a station...

$36. I can confirm that you will need a station licence to venture into the US and a personal operators licence as pointed out above.
Forum: Seamanship & Navigation   12-17-2010
Replies: 0
Views: 774
Posted By spinwing
Question Acronyms - chart plotter / GPS

Does anyone have a source (website) for a reasonably complete list of acronyms used with GPS and Chartplotters; i.e. XTE = cross track error. Preferably generic and not proprietary.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   09-20-2010
Replies: 34
Views: 3,401
Posted By spinwing
What is not to like?


Try these. A bit pricey but do the job and easily stowed. :cool:

Misc Flags The Binnacle Boating Supplies -
Forum: Electronics   05-22-2010
Replies: 1
Views: 1,754
Posted By spinwing
Question Change Airmar transducer

New to me boat has old Airmar (Navico) transducers (Depth and Speed). I am replacing both as well as the wind with a Raymarine ST60+ suite. (Depth, Speed, Wind)
The problem is in getting out the old...
Forum: Electronics   04-06-2010
Replies: 1
Views: 997
Posted By spinwing
Question Navico / Raymarine transducers

On newly acquired 88 H35, the Navico speed, depth and wind are all unserviceable.
Speed transducer is missing one vane on the impeller.
Both transducers are lying in the bilge with the maintenance...
Forum: Electrical Systems   03-12-2010
Replies: 31
Views: 9,594
Posted By spinwing
Exclamation Not quite.

Thanks for the list sailingdog None seem to do what I was hoping for. :mad: I am fairly comfortable with dedicted CAD programs; designed our house with "Home Design" and moder railroad with...
Forum: Electrical Systems   03-10-2010
Replies: 31
Views: 9,594
Posted By spinwing
Does anyone know of a good drawing program for...

Does anyone know of a good drawing program for marine electrical wiring. Something that will check the completeness of the circuits, etc. Rather than just starting to poke around, I would like to...
Forum: Electrical Systems   12-29-2009
Replies: 12
Views: 2,944
Posted By spinwing
Question ROLINE What are you using for your drawing. ...

What are you using for your drawing. Is it anything other that a standard CAD program or is it optimized for electrical?
Forum: Niagara   12-27-2009
Replies: 0
Views: 1,425
Posted By spinwing
Question Some N35 questions

OK! We made an offer on a Hinterhoeller Niagara 35 now the fun starts. We plan to live aboard after it splashes for the summer. We have already downsized from 4000 # ft to 3000 # ft and on the way...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   07-03-2009
Replies: 6
Views: 795
Posted By spinwing
Lightbulb Reflective tape

Forget about the chest; you want the tape on the hood. I presume that you will be wearing a lifevest with SOLAS. At night, the rescue helicopter will see your head first. Trust me.
Forum: Introduce Yourself   07-01-2009
Replies: 1
Views: 385
Posted By spinwing
Wink Trying to retire and failing miserably.

New to Sailnet. Trying to retire and failing miserably; too busy to be miserable and besides what good does that do.
Currently own a 2004 Hunter260 which is for sale as we intend to look for a mid...
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