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Search: Posts Made By: RonRelyea
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 158
Views: 14,956
Posted By RonRelyea
Vent to Waste Pumpout

I, too, have my Nature's Head vented to the former waste pumpout .....

One suggestion I would add, is to cover the hole with screen ..... I had a fruit fly invasion before I did this ... after...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 43
Views: 3,480
Posted By RonRelyea
Re: “What’s The WORST Storm You’ve Seen?”

I was sailing Long Island Sound 24 June 2010 ... heard the warnings on VHF .... high-tailed it back to Manhasset Bay. Just picked up a mooring and got down below when this hit ....... luckily the...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 6
Views: 573
Posted By RonRelyea
Re: Sea sickness vid

I thought you guys were being too critical ... but just watched it ...... Noooooo!!!!

REALLY ?????????
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 07-24-2014
Replies: 64
Views: 3,180
Posted By RonRelyea
Re: Suggestions for 28-32 cruiser?

my 1990 Hunter Vision 32 fits your description:

Preferably @1990 or newer (but not older than 1980).
Basic berths for family of 4.
“Diesel” (not gas) motor for intracoastal and marina...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 07-20-2014
Replies: 16
Views: 1,274
Posted By RonRelyea
Re: Walk-through transom for under $45K?

my Hunter Vision 32 has a 4'3" draft and a nice walk-through transom ... nice interior for a family too ...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 04-23-2014
Replies: 81
Views: 6,126
Posted By RonRelyea
Re: What do you pay for Slip Fees??

$386 for the entire season, roughly May through mid-October for a 32' slip. Includes water, electric (can't run Air Conditioners, though), wifi, showers. You do have to be a member of the Yacht...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 04-01-2014
Replies: 23
Views: 1,509
Posted By RonRelyea
Re: Fire ! / Heat Damage

Caleb ... thanks for the offer! I just may take you up on it if you are serious ... even just to meet up. My SO lives in Suffern and we are in Nyack often.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 03-31-2014
Replies: 23
Views: 1,509
Posted By RonRelyea
Re: Fire ! / Heat Damage

Paul ...Nepenthe is in the middle of the "island" of boats in the middle of the marina. They moved Sweet Bubbaloo off to the side. My bow faces north and my stern is hidden by a large sailboat...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 03-31-2014
Replies: 23
Views: 1,509
Posted By RonRelyea
Re: Fire ! / Heat Damage

update on the survey ....

Surveyor found some glass delamination on the starboard bow. With that repair, new furler, nav lights, anchor rhode, rub rail and insert, etc., the total came to about...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 03-25-2014
Replies: 23
Views: 1,509
Posted By RonRelyea
Re: Fire ! / Heat Damage

I don't think we can beat up the Marina owners over a suspicious fire! The White Family is 3 generations running a good Marina.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 03-25-2014
Replies: 23
Views: 1,509
Posted By RonRelyea
Re: Fire ! / Heat Damage

Fire Chief says the fire is "Suspicious" ... http://www.poughkeepsiejournal.com/article/20140325/NEWS01/140325003/Chief-Suspicious-fire-involving-4-boats-under-investigation

Maine - Thanks for the...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 03-25-2014
Replies: 23
Views: 1,509
Posted By RonRelyea
Fire ! / Heat Damage

There was a fire at White's Hudson River Marina last night. A couple of boats near mine were destroyed. Mine got, at the least, some heat damage. Furler luff melted, nav lights melted, winter cover...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 02-04-2014
Replies: 87
Views: 4,360
Posted By RonRelyea
Re: composting toilet-should we do it

that dude's main problem was that he mounted the head athwartship. liquids didn't separate when heeled. make sure you mount it fore/aft ... also - the two women aboard were grossed out by the...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 11-14-2013
Replies: 36
Views: 3,013
Posted By RonRelyea
Re: David Crosby's boat for sale

more likely a key of oaxacan
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 10-10-2013
Replies: 34
Views: 1,695
Posted By RonRelyea
Re: DIY shrinkwrapping, easy? Pain?

how about a DIY Fairclough ... I got the idea for the frame from their website and went Top Shelf with a SILVER (OMG !) tarp ... standard electrical conduit with taped on 1x2 strapping ....
...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 10-03-2013
Replies: 34
Views: 1,695
Posted By RonRelyea
Re: DIY shrinkwrapping, easy? Pain?

my marina does not allow DIY shrinkwrap for fear you will burn up your boat and the rest of the boats in the near vicinity. FWIW
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 09-17-2013
Replies: 70
Views: 6,008
Posted By RonRelyea
Re: Jerk of the Week?

didn't they record "(Sailboat) Under the Boardwalk" ????
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 09-13-2013
Replies: 18
Views: 2,134
Posted By RonRelyea
Re: boat for bahamas, but limited by bridge clearance and draft

Why let the bridge determine your choice???

85 foot mast under a 65 foot bridge:

How to Get An 85 Ft Mast Under A 65 Ft Bridge - YouTube
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 09-05-2013
Replies: 243
Views: 17,605
Posted By RonRelyea
Re: 1989 Hunter 40 - A million questions.

Steve ... good luck finding the leak .. I can't help you there ... but I'd suggest Kanberra Gel or Safe-T-Air for getting rid of the odor instead of trying to mask it with perfume ...
Forum: Racing 08-09-2013
Replies: 15
Views: 1,674
Posted By RonRelyea
Re: Oracle Team USA forfeits both ACWS season titles

aw, c'mon .... leave Lance out of this .... as Willie Nelson has said: "I think it is just terrible and disgusting how everyone has treated Lance Armstrong, especially after what he achieved, winning...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 07-29-2013
Replies: 14
Views: 797
Posted By RonRelyea
Re: Reefing Lines in Boom

I've got two of the "one line" reefing lines in my boom. I am able to get the blocks out without removing the end cap (which is riveted in). another suggestion that has been passed around - if you...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 07-17-2013
Replies: 61
Views: 4,653
Posted By RonRelyea
Re: Docking for Dummies

I'll second Captain Jack Klang's DVD on docking ..... available at his web site
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 07-16-2013
Replies: 75
Views: 26,601
Posted By RonRelyea
Re: New Lehr propane outboard

thanks for the bleeding tip ... I bought mine from Defenders ... unopened box ... haven't used it yet but will report back!
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 06-13-2013
Replies: 1
Views: 357
Posted By RonRelyea
Tank Leaks / Repair --- "Microseal" --anyone hear of it?

The last mention I saw of this on this site was a quick mention in 2006.

Has anyone heard of or used "Microseal" ? from their website: " Microseal consists of resins in a ketone solution and...
Forum: Seamanship Articles 06-10-2013
Replies: 36
Views: 29,841
Posted By RonRelyea
Re: Can You Buy Safety?

when I was a 4 year old kid, my older brother (by 18 months), told me I should take the light bulb out of the lamp in our bedroom, and stick my finger in the socket to "wake up in the morning". I...
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