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Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   05-16-2011
Replies: 11
Views: 7,216
Posted By Redline4Life
As a present '83 Newport 41 MKII owner I can only...

As a present '83 Newport 41 MKII owner I can only say good things. We bought her in 06 and have just recently completed our offshore trip through the Pacific where she is lying in NZ. She is...
Forum: Electrical Systems   04-20-2011
Replies: 12
Views: 4,414
Posted By Redline4Life
Ok...

All I really need is to be able to plug in to shore power to keep batteries charged so I don't need to run the engine once a week. Oh, and I'd like to plug in a heater because it's getting cold down...
Forum: Electrical Systems   04-20-2011
Replies: 12
Views: 4,414
Posted By Redline4Life
110V AC in a 220V AC World!

I am presently in New Zealand with my Newport 41. Of course, our boat is rigged with 110 AC but we want to plug into shore power. I am just here for a short while so I will not be permanently...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   10-21-2010
Replies: 2
Views: 638
Posted By Redline4Life
CV available

Yes I do have some Canadian certificates for small vessel operation. Marine Emergency Duties (MED A-2), marine emergency first aid, commercial radio license, Canadian yachting association green...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   10-20-2010
Replies: 2
Views: 638
Posted By Redline4Life
NZ Emloyment in sailing community

I am presently looking for work in the sailing or adventure tourism industry. I have a work-travel Visa for New Zealand and am wondering if anyone might have any tips for finding work in the...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   10-20-2010
Replies: 34
Views: 3,604
Posted By Redline4Life
In mast furling? Not for me!!

Hey everyone. As one who is cruising the South Pacific at present, about 50 % of the boats have in mast furling. One friend of ours had their sail jam half furled. Luckily, the winds weren't very...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   04-20-2010
Replies: 2
Views: 765
Posted By Redline4Life
Steering cables...

Hey there,
I have yacht specialties steering cables/chain and was trying to get some replacement cable. Unfortunately, because yacht specialties does't exist anymore, I can't find the swaged...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   10-15-2008
Replies: 57
Views: 9,820
Posted By Redline4Life
Hey, you should check out October's issue of...

Hey, you should check out October's issue of Pacific Yachting. There's a great article by Martin Clark who went down to the caribbean and bought a boat for 20 grand, did some essential toucxh up and...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   10-11-2008
Replies: 70
Views: 9,307
Posted By Redline4Life
Wow, some of you have thought about this a lot. ...

Wow, some of you have thought about this a lot. Our thoughts have been, if they see you have a gun, you're dead. You're probably out numbered and out gunned. One thought however, every boat...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   10-08-2008
Replies: 70
Views: 9,307
Posted By Redline4Life
As someone who is preparing to sail offshore, the...

As someone who is preparing to sail offshore, the question has often been raised about taking a firearm along. The more I think about it though, the more I think it's a bad idea. For the guy who...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   02-09-2007
Replies: 22
Views: 2,288
Posted By Redline4Life
Hey there. Am thinking about lighting in my...

Hey there. Am thinking about lighting in my newport refit. I too hate flourescents but am going to keep one in the main cabin (right above my engine) As for Leds I am probably going to end up...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   02-08-2007
Replies: 0
Views: 432
Posted By Redline4Life
Newport 41 radar arch!

Hello,

Just wondering if anyone has ever seen a N41 with an arch. If anyone out there has one, any idea of the specs?

Thanks
Forum: Newport   02-08-2007
Replies: 1
Views: 1,599
Posted By Redline4Life
Newport 41 MK2 Radar Arch

Hey, Has anyone seen a 41 with an Arch. Want one and wondering if anyone has any specs. Thanks
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   02-08-2007
Replies: 12
Views: 3,703
Posted By Redline4Life
Thanks for the insight. Interesting links. ...

Thanks for the insight. Interesting links. Lot's of thinking and pricing to do!
yay !
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   02-06-2007
Replies: 12
Views: 3,703
Posted By Redline4Life
Rod VS Wire, The endless question!

Hey all.
Just bought a 23 year old boat with original rod rigging. I really like the rod but there is a question of its reliability at this age. I read the thread about the old wire rigging...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   02-04-2007
Replies: 30
Views: 3,378
Posted By Redline4Life
Clearly, they're boobs!

Clearly, they're boobs!
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