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Search: Posts Made By: casey1999
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 3 Days Ago
Replies: 261
Views: 12,738
Posted By casey1999
Re: 1 rescued, 1 dead, 4 missing in Mobile Bay Regatta

I see what you are saying. But here is the thing. If the folks on the big boat were worried about the conditions they were in, would they not think the small boat (being a much smaller boat) would...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 3 Days Ago
Replies: 261
Views: 12,738
Posted By casey1999
Re: 1 rescued, 1 dead, 4 missing in Mobile Bay Regatta

Yes I read what you previously posted. Big difference in having too much sail up in 20 knots as opposed to 40-50 knots. If I were on the Chesapeake and saw a boat having problems in any wind...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 3 Days Ago
Replies: 261
Views: 12,738
Posted By casey1999
Re: 1 rescued, 1 dead, 4 missing in Mobile Bay Regatta

Smacker,
You do not issue a Pan Pan if you or someone else is having trouble sailing correctly. You issue it when it is needed as defined by the CG:

ō PAN PAN-The urgency signal PAN PAN is used...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 4 Days Ago
Replies: 261
Views: 12,738
Posted By casey1999
Re: 1 rescued, 1 dead, 4 missing in Mobile Bay Regatta

Then they should call CG immediately on VHF and report collision. In any case, they really need to stop, they did the damage, they need to risk there own lives if necessary to render aid. They are...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 4 Days Ago
Replies: 261
Views: 12,738
Posted By casey1999
Re: 1 rescued, 1 dead, 4 missing in Mobile Bay Regatta

Here is another pic of the boat. Sailed by David Dicks at 17.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 4 Days Ago
Replies: 261
Views: 12,738
Posted By casey1999
Re: 1 rescued, 1 dead, 4 missing in Mobile Bay Regatta

It is an S&S34- same as mine and this one too:
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 4 Days Ago
Replies: 261
Views: 12,738
Posted By casey1999
Re: 1 rescued, 1 dead, 4 missing in Mobile Bay Regatta

If they were afraid of knock down, all but skipper should have been on deck, and harnessed in. Boat closed up with all braced below. Been there and done that with two crew on oday 37 in north...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 5 Days Ago
Replies: 261
Views: 12,738
Posted By casey1999
Re: 1 rescued, 1 dead, 4 missing in Mobile Bay Regatta

I am an ocean and a gulf away but it looks to me the smaller boat has a problem. Ok there are folks on the rail and it looks like that are so over powered they have let the main out completely. ...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 12-07-2014
Replies: 13
Views: 1,231
Posted By casey1999
Re: What can/should I do while repacking my stuffing box?

Replace your cutlas bearing if it has any play-grab the prop and try to move it sideways and up and down. Anything more than 1/32 inch then replace. Also check condition of all thru hulls and...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 11-19-2014
Replies: 50
Views: 3,867
Posted By casey1999
Re: What is the life span of a chart plotter???

This is way off topic but seeing we have seem to reached a conclusion, I'll throw this out:
How long should a refrigerator last.

My parents just replaced their 46 year old GE refrigerator. ...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 11-10-2014
Replies: 700
Views: 61,258
Posted By casey1999
Re: I hate boats...

For the vacuum break to work, follow these instructions:
http://www.scotpumpmarine.com/sn/SN-890-913.pdf

A certain amount of vac needs to build before the valve will release (equal to 2 feet of...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 11-05-2014
Replies: 700
Views: 61,258
Posted By casey1999
Re: I hate boats...

Based on this thread, I took a close look at my wet exhaust system. Found my air vent siphon break was clear with no blockage in the air tube.

However I did find my Vetus LP 50 water lift...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 10-30-2014
Replies: 700
Views: 61,258
Posted By casey1999
Re: I hate boats...

Interesting reading:
Marine Exhaust Systems (http://www.marinemechanic.com/site/page66.html)

A well-designed exhaust system will Keep water from drowning an engine


The following...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 10-28-2014
Replies: 700
Views: 61,258
Posted By casey1999
Re: I hate boats...

The vent should run horizontal from the u tube at the anti siphon. If runs up vertically to a higher point, a siphon will occur until air enters the u tube. The vent tube should be as short as...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 10-27-2014
Replies: 700
Views: 61,258
Posted By casey1999
Re: I hate boats...

Deja Vu
Post #5

http://www.sailnet.com/forums/general-discussion-sailing-related/97476-salt-water-cylinders.html


water-cylinders.html

Re: Salt Water in the Cylinders
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 10-27-2014
Replies: 700
Views: 61,258
Posted By casey1999
Re: I hate boats...

See pic of the elbow above you post- there is an annular space (can be see in my attached pic) that takes the sea water down the elbow. But as posted, a hole in the metal that creates annular space...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 10-27-2014
Replies: 700
Views: 61,258
Posted By casey1999
Re: I hate boats...

Med,
Your survey in Florida should have included an inspection and even pictures of the vented loop and the through hulls (including the vented loop). My survey did this on my boat and even...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 10-27-2014
Replies: 700
Views: 61,258
Posted By casey1999
Re: I hate boats...

Med,
Here is another thing to ask your engine surveyor: Is your water lock muffler large enough?

The water lock must be large enough to contain all the "back flow" water from the engine to the...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 10-21-2014
Replies: 99
Views: 5,445
Posted By casey1999
Re: Turn that frown upside down! Lets talk NEW engines!

Med,
I was curious about used Ford Lehman 90's and looks like your are right- hard to come by.

I did a search and found these guys:

http://americandieselcorp.com/

Called them up and asked...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 10-20-2014
Replies: 99
Views: 5,445
Posted By casey1999
Re: Turn that frown upside down! Lets talk NEW engines!

Med,
The concern I would have is that the bacteria seems to settle at the bottom of the tank. Does your polishing system create enough turbulance in the entire tank to stir the bateria up so that...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 10-14-2014
Replies: 700
Views: 61,258
Posted By casey1999
Re: I hate boats...

Med,
On the boat diesel forum there was this post. I am not a member, but maybe someone else is an can offer what response was, or it may be worth the $25 membership.
...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 10-06-2014
Replies: 700
Views: 61,258
Posted By casey1999
Re: I hate boats...

MedSailor,
I was doing a search of Lehman's with water in the oil and got quite a few hits. This was an interesting post that might help you out:
Help ! Hydraulic Lock - Water in Lubrication Oil -...
Forum: Diesel 07-21-2014
Replies: 60
Views: 2,500
Posted By casey1999
Re: Yanmar 1GM issues

Yes, should not be adjusted. The throttle limiter basically keeps you out of the yellow and red lines of the engine rpms. Without it you can blow your engine by giving it full throttle.
Forum: Diesel 07-21-2014
Replies: 60
Views: 2,500
Posted By casey1999
Re: Yanmar 1GM issues

Yanmars do have a "throttle limiter" adjustment screw. It is part of the governor and the yanmar factory will wire lock and lead seal the limiter (if the wire seal is borken the warranty is voided)....
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 06-23-2014
Replies: 13
Views: 1,932
Posted By casey1999
Incredible Restoration and Sailing Yacht

Found this on the net. Incredible restoration and look at the speed she sails- magnificent. It is nice people who have the money, can and do restore such works of art. Much better return on...
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