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Search: Posts Made By: Hudsonian
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 03-27-2015
Replies: 18
Views: 879
Posted By Hudsonian
Re: Convert Cooling System to Closed Loop

Consider using an electric pump to circulate the coolth; they're kits built with reservoirs. This arrangement eliminates adding another pulley and mounting and alignment problems.

Forum: Chartering 12-30-2014
Replies: 6
Views: 646
Posted By Hudsonian
Re: Martinique: Sail North or South?

The response to a recent inquiry regarding Dominica was overwhelmingly positive by those who have cruised there. Perhaps you should search the thread. When my wife and I cruised the Saintes and...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 11-21-2014
Replies: 20
Views: 2,168
Posted By Hudsonian
Re: Prices for everything

Professional rebuild of Yanmar 2GM and inspect alignment = $1,511.42 The job was done of a time and material basis and included new rings and bearings, one piston, one exhaust valve, fresh paint,...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 08-19-2014
Replies: 19
Views: 1,344
Posted By Hudsonian
Re: RI Broker?

+1 Glenn Walters at Bluenose Yacht Sales in Newport
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 07-10-2014
Replies: 5,316
Views: 436,484
Posted By Hudsonian
Re: Pros and cons of steel sailboats

Storage, tankage, and the ability to crush rocks and punch holes in shipping containers, trawlers, etc. Additionally you can't easily set up a forge on the deck or weld a vice to it.
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 06-29-2014
Replies: 38
Views: 3,854
Posted By Hudsonian
Re: Boat Candidate options wanted

Another boat that meets the original poster's criteria is the Jeanneau Sun Odyssey 35.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 06-17-2014
Replies: 42
Views: 3,766
Posted By Hudsonian
Re: Kiwigrip - first experience...

I did a club launch with Kiwigrip about four years ago. it has held up well.
Forum: Atomic 4 06-08-2014
Replies: 4
Views: 511
Posted By Hudsonian
Re: Leaking Heat Exchanger

Take the heat exchanger to a radiator repair shop to have it pressure tested. When they determine where it's leaking they'll probably be able to repair it on the spot.
Forum: Diesel 05-23-2014
Replies: 7
Views: 377
Posted By Hudsonian
Re: Heat Exchanger Gasket?

DANCO 6 in. x 6 in. x 1/6" Rubber Packing Sheets (2-Pack) for less then $5.00 at Home Depot or any plumbing supply store.
Forum: Electronics 04-25-2014
Replies: 5
Views: 521
Posted By Hudsonian
Re: new Instrument install

When I had to drill a hole for a Raymarine speed/depth transducer I simply put the plug in old transducer , marked the center of the plug and drilled the correct size hole with a hole saw. It was a...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 02-06-2014
Replies: 31
Views: 1,350
Posted By Hudsonian
Re: What classes to take

Regarding post #10, I found the USSA Safety at Sea Seminars to be valuable. When seeking to crew in offshore races it can be a significant credential. Mrs. H is retiring this Spring; I'm...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 01-13-2014
Replies: 9
Views: 1,179
Posted By Hudsonian
Re: Wireless instruments - esp. a windspped/angle transmitter

Raymarine has acquired Tick Tack from Suunto. Search Raymarine Wireless Electronics. "Reasonable price" is your call
Forum: Chartering 01-03-2014
Replies: 8
Views: 709
Posted By Hudsonian
Re: 4-5 Day Crewed Caribbean Charter

Try Dream Charters in Guadeloupe. Stops at Iles des Saintes and Marie Gallante. Alternatively Pointe-a-Pitre, Dominica, Iles des Saintes, and return but it might be a bit of push and Dominica is...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 11-04-2013
Replies: 7
Views: 1,003
Posted By Hudsonian
Re: Jeanneau 45DS Leak Problem

I've heard of looking for decks by sealing the openings in the deck, and pressurizing below (e.g., running the exhaust of a shop vacuum into a ventilator), wtting the deck with sopy water and looking...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 10-31-2013
Replies: 250
Views: 11,558
Posted By Hudsonian
Re: "Free boat" seaworthiness

This isn't a personal finance discussion board but Capt. Jack needs to get his act together before he thinks about acquiring a 24' boat. Unless you make your living on the water, boats are luxuries....
Forum: Diesel 09-29-2013
Replies: 14
Views: 1,594
Posted By Hudsonian
Re: Yanmar 2gmf stuck in reverse gear

Regarding the lubricant for the gearbox, Yanmar 2GM engines from that period can have a reversing gear from Hurst or Kanzaki. You need to look at the gearbox to determine which you have
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 09-08-2013
Replies: 1
Views: 479
Posted By Hudsonian
Re: New project boat

You may find the Moth Class History | International Moth US Association ( interesting. I understand that modern Moth have moved to foiling a la the AC...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 08-18-2013
Replies: 9
Views: 878
Posted By Hudsonian
Re: Galilee 15 Replacement Daggerboard?

Check with Foss Foam to see if they make it or have something that fits. 120 lbs of lead is almost 300 cubic inches. I doubt that all the ballast is in the is in the lifting keel. Several Galillee...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 07-01-2013
Replies: 9
Views: 586
Posted By Hudsonian
Re: Rotted Core: Is it safe?

A corollary of the observation that "cored hull can be as strong as a solid hull but considerably lighter' is " a cored hull can be stronger than a solid hull of the same weight". Perhaps solid FRG...
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