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Search: Posts Made By: edguy3
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 09-09-2013
Replies: 53
Views: 3,354
Posted By edguy3
Re: Learned something(s) today

Is there a story here, too?
/ed
Forum: Seamanship & Navigation 09-03-2013
Replies: 28
Views: 1,542
Posted By edguy3
Re: Planning a trip up the East River, Timing?

I've done the trek to the upper harbor twice so far this summer and took the inside route behind Hoffman Island four times. Only on this last trip southbound did I find the water shallower than...
Forum: Seamanship & Navigation 09-03-2013
Replies: 28
Views: 1,542
Posted By edguy3
Re: Planning a trip up the East River, Timing?

We took the trek up the east river last Monday and returned south yesterday
following the rules for fair current posted here: Navigating the East River - Choosing the Right Time (Fair Current or...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 07-31-2013
Replies: 10
Views: 526
Posted By edguy3
Re: Day sail ideas L.I. sound

I'll have to stop in next time I'm up that way...
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Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 07-18-2013
Replies: 23
Views: 1,254
Posted By edguy3
Re: proof of paid sales tax

It's probably sooner.

While I was waiting for coast guard documents, the NJ taxation bureau called me up to collect the sales/use tax. This action was about 90 days after a Maryland purchase. I...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 07-15-2013
Replies: 454
Views: 28,824
Posted By edguy3
Re: Apparently I'm not meant to have a boat...

It also moves the liability for parts selection, reliability, and replacement to you.

/ed
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 06-16-2013
Replies: 22
Views: 1,515
Posted By edguy3
Re: What tools do you bring in your sailboats?

A sewing kit (there's that whole 'stitch in time' thing) & Duct tape ( the bonding force of the universe) Spares including clamps, Belts.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 06-04-2013
Replies: 14
Views: 1,187
Posted By edguy3
Re: Hell Gate Transit - Advice Needed

I called the place in Great Kills that I purchased diesel last year and received an out of service message. Shortly after updating active captain about the phone number, it was further updated...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 06-01-2013
Replies: 16
Views: 710
Posted By edguy3
Re: Should I sail or finish the decks......

It's too hot to paint. Hope to see you out there!
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 05-30-2013
Replies: 454
Views: 28,824
Posted By edguy3
Re: Apparently I'm not meant to have a boat...

Just in time for the NJ sailnet rendezvous?
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 05-06-2013
Replies: 454
Views: 28,824
Posted By edguy3
Re: Apparently I'm not meant to have a boat...

There have got to be a lot of salvage motors in our area now. You just need to figure out how to get rid of that fibreglass wrapper that they have. ;-)

I suspect my former boat is going to go for...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 04-29-2013
Replies: 14
Views: 1,555
Posted By edguy3
Re: How big of an inverter to run AC/Heater?

That's the technical info for which I was looking. I'd estimate that I have a 50-75 amp alternator/generator, but, even at that rate, the deficit will run the batteries down too quickly. ...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 04-29-2013
Replies: 14
Views: 1,555
Posted By edguy3
Re: How big of an inverter to run AC/Heater?

Thanks for the quick replies.

It's a 50 hp yanmar.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 04-29-2013
Replies: 14
Views: 1,555
Posted By edguy3
Re: How big of an inverter to run AC/Heater?

Here are the images:

Part in Bilge
http://www.eguy.org/boat/compressor/IMG_20130427_183944.jpg

Part #2
http://www.eguy.org/boat/compressor/IMG_20130427_184329.jpg

Part #3...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 04-29-2013
Replies: 14
Views: 1,555
Posted By edguy3
How big of an inverter to run AC/Heater?

I tried to run the heat whilst away from dock power without success. The A/C & Heat system uses a heat pump. The capacity is 16,000 BTU.

The system starts up and as the compressor kicks in, a...
Forum: Chesapeake / Central US east coast 04-26-2013
Replies: 32
Views: 2,260
Posted By edguy3
Re: 2013 Annapolis Spring Sailboat Show

I have three tickets to the show. PM me if you want them. ( assuming they are transferrable..)

/ed
Forum: Destinations 04-23-2013
Replies: 5
Views: 1,289
Posted By edguy3
Re: Advice Sailing North West Atlantic Coast (U.S.) North Carolina to NYC

Take a look at this thread:
fastest-route-annapolis-nyc (http://www.sailnet.com/forums/general-discussion-sailing-related/97810-fastest-route-annapolis-nyc.html) I posted my experiences from...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 04-21-2013
Replies: 1,099
Views: 349,488
Posted By edguy3
Re: Low buck projects- Let's see 'em!

This is the standalone web cam I've been using at home:
Infrared Motion Night Vision Network Color Camera w/Pan & APM-J011 (http://www.geeks.com/details.asp?invtid=APM-J011-R&cat=VID)

It has...
Forum: Introduce Yourself 04-14-2013
Replies: 2
Views: 245
Posted By edguy3
Re: Marine Surveyor in North Jersey

My insurance company used Pat from Accredited Marine Technologies, Yacht & Engine Surveyors. (732-988-5483)

The technical content was top notch, but, it did take a few months to get the survey...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 03-30-2013
Replies: 51
Views: 3,855
Posted By edguy3
Re: Fastest route from Annapolis to NYC?

Thanks!

At lunch today, I heard that vikings was sold; It was literally flattened.

All the ground level buildings and docks at RYC were swept away with the exception of the cupola. Most of...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 03-30-2013
Replies: 51
Views: 3,855
Posted By edguy3
Re: Fastest route from Annapolis to NYC?

Not too close.
We are moored at Raritan Yacht Club in Perth Amboy.

( And we used to winter at Brown's, right next to Morgan Marina. Incidentally, my old boat was found up stream on the edge of...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 03-30-2013
Replies: 51
Views: 3,855
Posted By edguy3
Re: Fastest route from Annapolis to NYC?

Finished up last evening. Started inside Barnegat Inlet at 0700 with a few fishing boats. As we were exiting the inlet, my wife heard a strange noise from the engine. A minute later when the...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 03-28-2013
Replies: 51
Views: 3,855
Posted By edguy3
Re: Fastest route from Annapolis to NYC?

Thursday 7:15 departed at Utsch's in Cape May. Wind gauge read 20 +/- knots, so, Reefed head sail for most of day. The afternoon was calmer. We arrived at Absecon inlet at 13:00, decided to...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 03-27-2013
Replies: 51
Views: 3,855
Posted By edguy3
Re: Fastest route from Annapolis to NYC?

I should add that my wife does not see well at night, and assumes no one else
does either, so it is best for my sanity not to arrive after dark.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 03-27-2013
Replies: 51
Views: 3,855
Posted By edguy3
Re: Fastest route from Annapolis to NYC?

A couple folks asked for details, so, I'll post for all.

On Monday, we launched our Hunter 40.5 in the snow. ;-(
Spent the overnight at Annapolis Landing. Had dinner with a friend at
the...
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