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Search: Posts Made By: sailvayu
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 14
Views: 932
Posted By sailvayu
Re: Hood Stowaway inmast furler

Pictures would help and sorry no I cannot send you the manual. It is the only one I have and I have a stowaway mast myself.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 14
Views: 932
Posted By sailvayu
Re: Hood Stowaway inmast furler

I have a copy of the manual in good condition for the basic manual drive unit but it does not show much in the way of unit assembly. Which bearings are you needing to replace
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 26
Views: 1,534
Posted By sailvayu
Re: Bilge Pump Plumbing

Most builder only install pumps to remove nuisance water. I suppose they are in denial that flooding can happen on their boats. In the video I talked about some of your questions. Here is a link to...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 26
Views: 1,534
Posted By sailvayu
Re: Bilge Pump Plumbing

PitApe, you are right and I mistook it for another recommendation where check valves are not allowed to prevent back flow from a thru hull that may be underwater when heeled. However check valves do...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 5
Views: 545
Posted By sailvayu
Re: Sealant choices

Polysulfide will work best with either metal or plastic fittings underwater.
This may be helpful
https://youtu.be/G-aQzoHqM80
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 26
Views: 1,534
Posted By sailvayu
Re: Bilge Pump Plumbing

The diaphragm pump is they way to go. Check valves can reduce pump output by more than 50% on centrifugal pumps and are not recommended by ABYC.
See this for more info
https://youtu.be/Fcbd41iDe2Y
Forum: Maintenance/How-to Videos 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 16
Views: 1,965
Posted By sailvayu
Re: New Steering Maintainance Video

use the link in post 13 of this thread
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 03-18-2015
Replies: 259
Views: 18,673
Posted By sailvayu
Re: Advice From Young Punks

I guess it has to be considered the time and culture. I do not think it was uncommon for parents to send their children off to boarding schools for years at a time back then in Europe. I am not...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 03-18-2015
Replies: 259
Views: 18,673
Posted By sailvayu
Re: Advice From Young Punks

Ahhh I thought anyone who owned or messed around in boats "truly lacked some mental stability." :-)
Forum: Seamanship & Navigation 03-09-2015
Replies: 20
Views: 1,444
Posted By sailvayu
Re: Vestas Wind Grounding Report Issued

ii. There were also deficiencies in the cartography presenting the navigational dangers on the small and medium scales of the chart system in use.

This is a common problem with electronic charts...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 03-06-2015
Replies: 58
Views: 3,377
Posted By sailvayu
Re: My 128th good film - and the future of sailing journalism

Apparently many of those old farts are still a bit frisky ;-)
Compare the previous numbers to what Drake gets https://www.patreon.com/DrakeParagon
Not even close.
Yes sex sells but you apparently...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 03-06-2015
Replies: 58
Views: 3,377
Posted By sailvayu
Re: My 128th good film - and the future of sailing journalism

Interesting read but you have all got it wrong. There is only one way to make money with this stuff on the internet and as far as I can tell only ONE way. You must have young girls in bikinis. You...
Forum: Maintenance/How-to Videos 02-28-2015
Replies: 16
Views: 1,965
Posted By sailvayu
Re: New Steering Maintainance Video

Sorry about that, Edson wanted a couple of minor changes so we had to upload a new version and Youtube makes you use a new link when you change anything. Her is the new link...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 02-21-2015
Replies: 11
Views: 814
Posted By sailvayu
Re: Thru hull and seacock installation

What you have is what I call a ball valve on a thru hull. Not a proper seacock. It works but like you say is not the best solution. I have done a video series on replacing the valave on a lagoon 38...
Forum: Maintenance/How-to Videos 01-28-2015
Replies: 0
Views: 454
Posted By sailvayu
Understanding Marine Sealants

Understanding the properties of sealants will help you select the right sealant for the application. Myths and miss information are common on the docks so in this video I explain the differences and...
Forum: Maintenance/How-to Videos 01-28-2015
Replies: 16
Views: 1,965
Posted By sailvayu
Re: New Steering Maintainance Video

I think the problem with the dry lube is when it get wet. It would be hard to keep the steering always dry. The T-9 is to protect the chain from corrosion while the oil helps lube the chain rollers....
Forum: Maintenance/How-to Videos 01-14-2015
Replies: 16
Views: 1,965
Posted By sailvayu
Re: New Steering Maintainance Video

Yes the below deck one is in process, I will then do one on interfacing autopilots followed by one on rudders. Not sure about the hydraulic one but it is a good idea and I will see what I can do.
Forum: Maintenance/How-to Videos 01-08-2015
Replies: 16
Views: 1,965
Posted By sailvayu
New Steering Maintainance Video

Here is a new new video I just completed for Ocean Navigator Magazine and Edson Marine. It covers the basics of maintaining the pedestal end of a chain and cable steering system. Hope it is help to...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 11-30-2014
Replies: 42
Views: 2,644
Posted By sailvayu
Re: TV antennas

I have tried and installed many while working on boats. The Glomex is by far the best I have come across. Do not cheep out on the coax and connections that can make a big difference as well. The best...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 10-22-2014
Replies: 11
Views: 1,272
Posted By sailvayu
Re: Boat insurance

Minnewaska sorry to say but with marine insurance there are no state regulations. It is not like auto or homeowners. It varies only by company. Companies may have state requirements but it is not...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 10-22-2014
Replies: 21
Views: 1,651
Posted By sailvayu
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 10-21-2014
Replies: 11
Views: 1,272
Posted By sailvayu
Re: Boat insurance

I have Markel but have never had a claim so cannot say how they are after a claim. They are pretty good at taking my money though :)

This may help as well
Boat coverage - Ocean Navigator -...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 10-20-2014
Replies: 37
Views: 2,075
Posted By sailvayu
Re: Sailing Magazines

Ok I confess a bit of thread drift but how many would be interested in or watch a video magazine particularly for maintenance and DIY type things? For that matter boat reviews and places done in a...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 10-13-2014
Replies: 3
Views: 600
Posted By sailvayu
Re: Sealing deck through holes with balsa core

Most epoxies will not cure in a wet deck. I have had had to fix more than one deck that was "repaired" by injecting epoxy. It turns into a gooey mess that will not cure and has to be scraped out. If...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 10-08-2014
Replies: 20
Views: 933
Posted By sailvayu
Re: Hull deck reassurance

Yes I am going with the Plexus because it is structural adhesive and will also seal. A secondary seal will be made with the toe rail. Butyl will add nothing to the strength of the joint. Butyl in my...
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