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Search: Posts Made By: knuterikt
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 03-10-2014
Replies: 6
Views: 464
Posted By knuterikt
Re: Un-stepping a mast

It's better to mark the turnbuckles before they take any slack off the rig.
A piece of tape around the threads where the ends of the body sits.
Make sure you have documented the position of each...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 02-27-2014
Replies: 15
Views: 443
Posted By knuterikt
Re: Genny sleeve

I have a similar sleeve since we have roller furling and more than one sail without built in sun cover it made sense. It will protect the sail better than a sun screen against polluted air.
The...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 02-19-2014
Replies: 6,560
Views: 1,459,984
Posted By knuterikt
Re: Interesting Sailboats

I talked with one owner he said that "pounding in a chop is only a noticeable while motoring"
I understood that as soon as the boat heels over there is no problem with the flatness in the middle....
Forum: Seamanship & Navigation 02-19-2014
Replies: 33
Views: 1,290
Posted By knuterikt
Re: Radar signature

Here is a test from 2005 - don't think much have happened since then
http://www.yachtingmonthly.com/fileBank/PDF/reflector_performance_ym_june.pdf
One more...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 02-17-2014
Replies: 96
Views: 3,422
Posted By knuterikt
Re: Viking Sunstone Found In 16th-Century Shipwreck

Here are some links to the Norwegian part of the web site
pictures
http://www.osebergvikingskip.no/documents/bildedagbok.php
More Pictures...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 02-16-2014
Replies: 96
Views: 3,422
Posted By knuterikt
Re: Viking Sunstone Found In 16th-Century Shipwreck

The Oseberg ship was found in august 1903, it took 3 months to excavate and 21 years to put all the pieces back into a boat
This is what it looked like when they excavated it...
Forum: Learning to Sail 02-16-2014
Replies: 21
Views: 1,750
Posted By knuterikt
Re: stopping on a dime

Yes, you need to prepare first, in Scandinavia you will find that self-tacking jib is used on more boats than just Hanse.

I have permanently rigged barber/inner/outer haulers on my self-tacking...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 02-15-2014
Replies: 96
Views: 3,422
Posted By knuterikt
Re: Viking Sunstone Found In 16th-Century Shipwreck

Video about the Oseberg Viking Ship replica project
It includes tank testing the hull.
http://youtu.be/tnRXdmqZWqw
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 02-14-2014
Replies: 401
Views: 17,010
Posted By knuterikt
Re: Rescued at Sea - Are You Prepared?

Food for thought
None of these videos show a normal lifeboat but different types of FRB's
Normal lifeboat's and equipmet is not designed to lift the life boat back on board the vessel.

This is...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 02-14-2014
Replies: 6,560
Views: 1,459,984
Posted By knuterikt
Re: Interesting Sailboats

In what context?
Could it be some strange translation?

EDIT:


Looks like a typo for "standing height" = "head room" in English i think
Forum: Seamanship & Navigation 02-12-2014
Replies: 27
Views: 1,259
Posted By knuterikt
Re: ASA Coastal Nav Exam - HELP

Just a little comment on your approach to solving the exercise.

If you are going to teach navigation to students I think it is good practice to do stuff the proper way.
Always plot courses and...
Forum: Electronics 02-12-2014
Replies: 9
Views: 1,103
Posted By knuterikt
Re: what electronics to use- Raymarine, furuno, simrad or other

If you stick to NMEA 2000 (all major manufacturers have NMEA 2000 now) you can mix and match within some limitations.

Radars and MFD's must come from the same manufacturer (as radar is not a part...
Forum: Seamanship & Navigation 02-12-2014
Replies: 27
Views: 1,259
Posted By knuterikt
Re: ASA Coastal Nav Exam - HELP

I could not read the yearly change on your uploaded picture, nor did I try to plot. I was trying to analyse it from the start..

You have to find a line parallel to the plotted course where the...
Forum: Living Aboard 02-02-2014
Replies: 109
Views: 4,799
Posted By knuterikt
Re: Extreme Cold

And what kind of water pressure do you expect from a broken seacock 18 inches below sea level?

Have a look at these two videos..

Yachting Monthly's Crash Test Boat is holed Part 1 - YouTube
...
Forum: Electronics 01-28-2014
Replies: 13
Views: 597
Posted By knuterikt
Re: Configuring New System - Which Components?

I can recommend this blog if you like to read more on what is going in in the market Panbo: The Marine Electronics Hub (http://www.panbo.com/)


I think you will find that all the major brands are...
Forum: Electronics 01-22-2014
Replies: 13
Views: 597
Posted By knuterikt
Re: Configuring New System - Which Raymarine Components?

Lots of money to replace all in one go, do you need to replace everything now?

Do you need an all integrated system?
In my experience interfacing the MFD with the autopilot does not improve...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 01-22-2014
Replies: 24
Views: 1,269
Posted By knuterikt
Re: Mainsheet system

A two speed system like this could be a solution
This is Garhaure but you can find this from other makes also
http://www.garhauer.dk/Graphics/Products/44.jpg...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 01-22-2014
Replies: 23
Views: 816
Posted By knuterikt
Re: How do I keep travelift slings from topsides

I have no experience with vinyl wrapped hull..

To protect the topsides we use pieces of carpet with to lines attached (x4).
We hang these so they protect the topsides from the slings with the...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 01-21-2014
Replies: 15
Views: 641
Posted By knuterikt
Re: Is this swaged fitting failing?

For the halyard deflector to help the top swivel must be at the correct height to create the correct angle between the stay and halyard.

If the luff length of the sail is to short you must get the...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 01-21-2014
Replies: 11
Views: 815
Posted By knuterikt
Re: DIY Bowsprit

I'm assuming that by genaker you are referring to an asymmetric spinnaker.
Asking because some use the term genaker for a code 0 type upwind sail.

Flying a asymmetric on a bowsprit does not put...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 01-06-2014
Replies: 10
Views: 342
Posted By knuterikt
Re: Rudder Weight on 35'er

When we dropped the rudder for inspection we used two of the cockpit winches when we lowered it and when we lifted it back in place.
The boat is a Beneteau First 38.
You need to dig hole in the...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 11-06-2013
Replies: 25
Views: 1,439
Posted By knuterikt
Re: Heard of laser flare lights?

In UK The Royal Yachting Association (RYA) have published this
RYA pressing for change in carriage requirement for flares | News | News & Events | RYA...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 10-04-2013
Replies: 12
Views: 558
Posted By knuterikt
Re: Shroud Attachment

Then replace the damaged shroud (or the pair)

You can inspect with the mast up - but it's easier done with the mast down.

You should consider replacing the rest of the standing rigging in a not...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 09-23-2013
Replies: 10
Views: 761
Posted By knuterikt
Re: Adding a lifeline gate

Nice boxer, we sail with two boxers :)

We did most our selves, had a rigger to put on the swaged fittings.
Rest was DIY.

I don't know the size of your boat, but we decided to add two of these...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 09-20-2013
Replies: 46
Views: 3,237
Posted By knuterikt
Re: masthead anchor light LED Help

The maritime language has a long and international history.
The words often originated in another language and in another time.

Starboard
Come form old Norwegian, the viking ships used a oar...
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