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Search: Posts Made By: Tempest
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 7 Hours Ago
Replies: 4
Views: 168
Posted By Tempest
Re: Rebuilding an Edson steering system. Looking for homebrew solutions

Compass Cylinder [856WH-345] - $73.00 : Edson Marine Store (http://www.edsonmarine.com/marinestore/index.php?main_page=product_info&cPath=228&products_id=499)

It this the part? $73.00 It's...
Forum: Electronics 10-19-2014
Replies: 13
Views: 540
Posted By Tempest
Re: How should True Wind be determined?

I came across this article: Establishing more truth in true winds (http://coaps.fsu.edu/woce/truewind/paper/)

It appears that the definitions have been a challenge to nail down for some time...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 10-19-2014
Replies: 42
Views: 2,487
Posted By Tempest
Re: Problem Turning Windward

I was thinking that the boom seemed pretty high and perhaps it's a downhaul issue.

In either case the luff definitely needs adjusting.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 10-18-2014
Replies: 42
Views: 2,487
Posted By Tempest
Re: Problem Turning Windward

Charrob,

Your red circle IS the Genoa/jib fairlead. It can be moved forward or aft along the track depending upon how much sail you have out in order to achieve the correct angle.
Aft for a full...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 10-18-2014
Replies: 42
Views: 2,487
Posted By Tempest
Re: Problem Turning Windward

Charrob,

I've only read parts of the whole thread, so I apologize if this has been mentioned.

Looking at your video, you have a number of issues with your running rigging that need correcting....
Forum: Learning to Sail 10-04-2014
Replies: 36
Views: 1,545
Posted By Tempest
Re: Tempest Jackdale last question

Mr A, final note..

The middle line in this photo...from your fix to your destination is your distance.. Measure it.

Then draw a line from the end of your course line.. the line that...
Forum: Learning to Sail 10-04-2014
Replies: 36
Views: 1,545
Posted By Tempest
Re: Tempest Jackdale last question

Got it, See it, So using a SOG determined prior to the fix and course adjustment is going to generate an error. Makes perfect sense. Thanks for playing.
Forum: Learning to Sail 10-04-2014
Replies: 36
Views: 1,545
Posted By Tempest
Re: Tempest Jackdale last question

no, I don't think so. Your speed made good..is not 6 kn. Though the timing might be close...you haven't determined your distance to destination and actual speed over ground.

The distance...
Forum: Chartering 10-04-2014
Replies: 12
Views: 1,112
Posted By Tempest
Re: Online Captains License or class room?

LT. Considering your future goals, I believe a classroom course could also give you an opportunity to network and make new contacts.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 10-02-2014
Replies: 9
Views: 494
Posted By Tempest
Re: Garmin 541s Broken Coupler/Pins!

I'd call Garmin.. I misplaced the thumbscrew on my 546 that attaches the bracket to the swivel arm on the binnacle. Garmin sent me whole new bracket and a thumbscrew no questions asked. Free of...
Forum: Learning to Sail 09-30-2014
Replies: 37
Views: 3,089
Posted By Tempest
Re: need help my brain is toast

I had to put my reading glasses on..for this
Forum: Learning to Sail 09-30-2014
Replies: 37
Views: 3,089
Posted By Tempest
Re: need help my brain is toast

3 W is correct...the line is 003 deg.. not 359
Forum: Learning to Sail 09-29-2014
Replies: 37
Views: 3,089
Posted By Tempest
Re: need help my brain is toast

Jack Lat I get 41.25.3 Lon is the same.... with a pair of triangles, on my living room floor.

I can't fiddle with it any more tonight..have other work to do... OP should have his training...
Forum: Learning to Sail 09-29-2014
Replies: 37
Views: 3,089
Posted By Tempest
Re: need help my brain is toast

Agree with Jack...I don't see how you determine the deviation without a chart and a known range bearing. (my chart also shows a monument and a windmill not a lookout tower)

Edit. I just found...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 09-28-2014
Replies: 29
Views: 1,951
Posted By Tempest
Re: Funding retirement boat

I would never suggest that someone take the entire proceeds from the sale of their home and use it to purchase a large boat. I was thinking along the lines of a typical scenario that plays out...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 09-27-2014
Replies: 29
Views: 1,951
Posted By Tempest
Re: Funding retirement boat

I will say that I like to keep things simple. One step at a time, in the order that they need to be accomplished.

Without knowing your financials, I'll guess that you have a sequencing...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 09-27-2014
Replies: 29
Views: 1,951
Posted By Tempest
Re: Funding retirement boat

Details really matter and we don't know a fraction of what someone would need to know in order to give you advice, which will get you advice all over the map. You should really lay out all your...
Forum: Seamanship & Navigation 09-25-2014
Replies: 20
Views: 1,387
Posted By Tempest
Re: USCG Navigation Rules Updated

The long version of the changes:

http://www.gpo.gov/fdsys/pkg/FR-2014-07-02/pdf/2014-14413.pdf
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 09-09-2014
Replies: 19
Views: 757
Posted By Tempest
Re: Boat registration NY/NJ

Your Boat will be " Based" in NJ; While it's called NY harbor, they share the Hudson with NJ.

I believe NJ considers 180 days of consecutive use in their waters a resident vessel.
It's...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 08-25-2014
Replies: 16
Views: 1,116
Posted By Tempest
Re: another a sail question

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Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 08-17-2014
Replies: 156
Views: 8,367
Posted By Tempest
Re: Give AIS a rest

I would think AIS would make knowing what's going on alot easier and in fact reduce the number of calls needed. If you pick up a target it gives the course, speed and destination.
a quick...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 08-13-2014
Replies: 38
Views: 2,143
Posted By Tempest
Re: Downwind Sailing

Simply put, it sounds like you were over-powered with too much sail up. The mainsail wants to drive you upwind and you have apply alot of helm ( rudder) to keep your heading downwind. Reefing...
Forum: Introduce Yourself 08-03-2014
Replies: 27
Views: 1,399
Posted By Tempest
Re: Just set sail

Where in NJ? Barnegat Bay? It's very unlikely that your O'day will tip over, in any typical weather that you'd sail in. Give it time and you will become confident in that fact. You may even...
Forum: Chesapeake / Central US east coast 07-30-2014
Replies: 25
Views: 1,408
Posted By Tempest
Re: New York to Cape May ok for beginners?

To Sail between the Barrier islands, You'd want to enter Manasquan inlet transit the point pleasant canal and probably exit via Barnegat. You could do it with your draft but I wouldn't stray too...
Forum: Chesapeake / Central US east coast 07-30-2014
Replies: 25
Views: 1,408
Posted By Tempest
Re: New York to Cape May ok for beginners?

Trinny,

Many of NJ inlets are not for the faint of heart or the inexperienced. For your trip, given your experience level; I might consider Atlantic City as your 1st and only needed stop.

You...
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