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Search: Posts Made By: MJBrown
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 01-20-2012
Replies: 8
Views: 1,538
Posted By MJBrown
A couple of friends keep their boats at The Wharf...

A couple of friends keep their boats at The Wharf At Handys Creek in Worton. No pool though. Pepper the marina manager lives on site and has a couple of young boys 10-12ish. I do believe he allows...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 12-28-2011
Replies: 63
Views: 19,912
Posted By MJBrown
Congratulations on the 41 I think you'll love...

Congratulations on the 41 I think you'll love her. She's got that hard chine and will be better sailed with minimum heel so your wife should be happy. I haven't sailed one yet but if it's anything...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 12-07-2011
Replies: 40
Views: 27,988
Posted By MJBrown
mgiguere, it sounds interesting and something I...

mgiguere, it sounds interesting and something I might consider for the toe rails. I use Teak Guard in the cockpit but don't bother on the rails since it will wash out fairly quickly. How well does...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 12-01-2011
Replies: 40
Views: 27,988
Posted By MJBrown
Been using Teak Guard for a number of years and...

Been using Teak Guard for a number of years and wouldn't switch. It's not the best on toe rails as it is water based and will wash out requiring a recoat in a couple of months time. But for cockpit...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 12-01-2011
Replies: 120
Views: 23,801
Posted By MJBrown
FWIW my wife and I delivered the 385 to the...

FWIW my wife and I delivered the 385 to the Annapolis Show. While we're Beneteau owners we thought the new model would appeal to current Catalina owners. Apparently we've missed the mark on that one....
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 07-11-2011
Replies: 4
Views: 1,268
Posted By MJBrown
Nice pics. A friend of mine's son is on White...

Nice pics. A friend of mine's son is on White Rhino a Swan 56. There's a website to track their progress.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 07-11-2011
Replies: 62
Views: 6,088
Posted By MJBrown
We sail on the Chesapeake Bay and most of the...

We sail on the Chesapeake Bay and most of the marinas use college kids for summer help. They don't get paid much and rely on tips to make their next semister payment, save money for books, food, etc....
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 06-30-2011
Replies: 37
Views: 9,002
Posted By MJBrown
FWIW I've sailed one in light air. A friend of...

FWIW I've sailed one in light air. A friend of mine has the dealership in Riverside NJ and I help him out at shows by answering questions, helping on demo sails etc. I spent 4 days sitting on the one...
Forum: Chesapeake Bay 06-22-2011
Replies: 8
Views: 1,400
Posted By MJBrown
Try Dividing Creek. We draw 5'5" and still have...

Try Dividing Creek. We draw 5'5" and still have plenty of water under us. I think it's 8' or so.
Forum: Chesapeake Bay 06-21-2011
Replies: 28
Views: 1,740
Posted By MJBrown
wingNwing, no fortunately we were hanging out in...

wingNwing, no fortunately we were hanging out in our slip in Baltimore. I think if we found another floater my wife would make me sell the boat. The guy we found on Easter weekend was in the Delaware...
Forum: Chesapeake Bay 06-21-2011
Replies: 28
Views: 1,740
Posted By MJBrown
Definately did not want to be around when they...

Definately did not want to be around when they picked our guy out of the water. As soon as the recovery crew arrived we got out of there ASAP.
Forum: Chesapeake Bay 06-20-2011
Replies: 28
Views: 1,740
Posted By MJBrown
There were a couple of guys missing from Memorial...

There were a couple of guys missing from Memorial Day weekend, it may have been one of them. Glad it wasn't us that found him. After finding one in the Delaware River Easter weekend we decided once...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 06-13-2011
Replies: 23
Views: 3,673
Posted By MJBrown
Don't forget the topping lift. Too tight and it...

Don't forget the topping lift. Too tight and it will sing.
Forum: Electrical Systems 06-08-2011
Replies: 7
Views: 3,759
Posted By MJBrown
MaineSail did you ever get around to testing the...

MaineSail did you ever get around to testing the regulator? If so what did you find? I have the Hitatchi 80A on my Yanmar 4JH and the max I've seen it pump into my 4 Trojan T105s is apx 45-50A....
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 05-30-2011
Replies: 19
Views: 1,803
Posted By MJBrown
Friends of ours anchored out in Broad Creek off...

Friends of ours anchored out in Broad Creek off the Magothy last weekend. They woke up to a deck covered with mayflies and blue speckles as well. I do believe we're looking at bug poo.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 05-23-2011
Replies: 19
Views: 1,803
Posted By MJBrown
Can't imagine a crop duster in the Broad Creek...

Can't imagine a crop duster in the Broad Creek area but it may have been. We get black dots in downtown Baltimore and much of it I suspect comes from the Dominos plant. Try soft scrub with bleach and...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 05-18-2011
Replies: 15
Views: 2,119
Posted By MJBrown
Check either West or Defender. One of them has a...

Check either West or Defender. One of them has a plastic step with lines and clips on each end to attach to the dink. Works well and not too expensive.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 05-18-2011
Replies: 8
Views: 1,013
Posted By MJBrown
The blower is used to take heat out of the engine...

The blower is used to take heat out of the engine compartment and surrounding areas. Unless you want to warm up your boat and possible encounter issues due to excessive heat I'd keep it so it runs...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 05-17-2011
Replies: 2
Views: 688
Posted By MJBrown
Check your topping lift. If it's too tight when...

Check your topping lift. If it's too tight when under sail it can produce a loud humming sound.
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 05-12-2011
Replies: 11
Views: 4,106
Posted By MJBrown
You might want to take a look at some of the...

You might want to take a look at some of the center cockpit boats. While I can't quote headroom specs they always seem to have more volume than aft cockpit types. Check Boats for Sale, New and Used...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 05-11-2011
Replies: 1
Views: 412
Posted By MJBrown
My mistake it starts tomorrow Thursday 5/12.

My mistake it starts tomorrow Thursday 5/12.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 05-11-2011
Replies: 1
Views: 412
Posted By MJBrown
Cruisers University Baltimore MD

If anyone in the Baltimore area is interested they're holding Cruisers University at Inner Harbor Marina (at the Rusty Scupper) this weekend, Fri May 13, through Sunday May15. They'll have a number...
Forum: Chesapeake Bay 05-06-2011
Replies: 16
Views: 2,232
Posted By MJBrown
Ooops I missed the date as well :) Oh well it is...

Ooops I missed the date as well :) Oh well it is a great place to drop the hook in. Hoping to get back there some time later this month.
Forum: Chesapeake Bay 05-06-2011
Replies: 16
Views: 2,232
Posted By MJBrown
Hudson Creek just off the Little Choptank has a...

Hudson Creek just off the Little Choptank has a nice long beach that should prove entertaining for them. And yes I would agree sea nettles shouldn't be a problem at this time of year.
Forum: Electrical Systems 05-06-2011
Replies: 7
Views: 1,727
Posted By MJBrown
I think they're the same make that Beneteau uses....

I think they're the same make that Beneteau uses. Have you checked with a local dealer? I'd try both Jeanneau and Beneteau.
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