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Search: Posts Made By: svHyLyte
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 21 Hours Ago
Replies: 13
Views: 536
Posted By svHyLyte
Re: Bottle holders for cockpit

Another alternative:

http://shop.yachtshop.ca/photos/product/d/drink-bottle-holder-lifeline-ss.png

See (click on) DRINK/BOTTLE HOLDER LIFELINE SS : North Sails Atlantic / Yacht Shop...
Forum: Electronics 22 Hours Ago
Replies: 1
Views: 170
Posted By svHyLyte
Re: Routing and Sealing Cables

Cable Clams. Protects the cable and keeps the water out.

http://www.thechandleryonline.com/images/productimages/006_ABS1002-I.jpg

For example, see (click on)...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 3 Days Ago
Replies: 19
Views: 1,217
Posted By svHyLyte
Re: Ideas for a small, simple, offshore, family cruiser.......

Take a look at the Beneteau 321 or 323. Smaller, simple, 3 cabins, easy to sail and not particularly costly.

FWIW...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 1 Week Ago
Replies: 2
Views: 329
Posted By svHyLyte
Kidde Fire Extinguisher Recall Notice

BoatUS has just notified its members of a Recall Notice by Kidde concerning certain ABC and BC Fire Extinguishers. More information is available at Kidde Inmar-Recalls | Recall Summary...
Forum: Pacific Seacraft 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 17
Views: 917
Posted By svHyLyte
Re: Riding Sail

For what it's worth, we have found the Banner Bay Fin Delta (https://www.bannerbaymarine.com/index.php?l=product_detail&p=25) to be a great improvement over a traditional flat riding sail.
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 22
Views: 1,068
Posted By svHyLyte
Re: Flagship marine?

Several people we know have purchased Flagship units in the last 4-5 years. All have had quality problems of one kind or another, but in each case serious, from failing compressors, to...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 27
Views: 1,347
Posted By svHyLyte
Re: spinnaker sheet in the prop

In mid-1990, on one occasion my (much) better half and I left our slip in Alamitos Bay, Long Beach, headed for a 2 week stay at Dana Point YC. Shortly after clearing the jetty we set our asymmetric...
Forum: Beneteau 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 3
Views: 420
Posted By svHyLyte
Re: Beneteau Cruising

Friends of ours have been sailing our sister-ship Ocean Angel (http://www.sailwithoceanangel.com/), throughout the Caribbean for the past five years. Fast, Safe, Comfortable amd quite handsome.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 1
Views: 299
Posted By svHyLyte
Re: Surveyor St Pete FL

We had good service from Mike Davenport, AMS, P.O. Box 5486, Sarasota, FL 34277, Phone: 941-366-0888, Toll free: 800-417-0888, Fax: 941-955-5661, email: mike(at)safeguardmarine(dot)com.

FWIW...
Forum: Beneteau 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 39
Views: 7,639
Posted By svHyLyte
Re: Beneteau First 42 Manual

Coyote was owned by a member of our Club and was very well maintained so you've managed to take over a good boat. The tubing connections on the boat are/were the Beneteau standard and quite...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 19
Views: 1,246
Posted By svHyLyte
Re: anchoring in florida water.

In an area where it is legal to anchor, you could/would not be forced to move. You might be subject to a "safety inspection" by local marine authorities but so long as your boat is in conformance...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 17
Views: 899
Posted By svHyLyte
Re: GPS a bit bigger then I expected

Equipment always seems to look/be larger on one's boat than it does in a Vendor's showroom. When looking at GPS/Chartplotters, we did use cardboard to make a simple mock-up of the display devices...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 20
Views: 8,062
Posted By svHyLyte
Re: Rusty Keel Bolts - How bad is it?

Robert,

The Beneteau keel bolt replacement file is reproduced in its entirety in post #22 at (click on) Beneteau Keel Bolt Replacement Discussion...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 8
Views: 739
Posted By svHyLyte
Re: Grenada cruising observations

I posed a question about this to friends of ours that are in their 5th year of cruising the Caribbean, currently at anchor in Rodney Bay waiting a favorable window for a passage to Martinique, their...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 22
Views: 1,424
Posted By svHyLyte
Re: Manual Toilet Questions

Why not simply contact Groco directly to see if the cam assembly you need can be purchased separately? You might take a look at GROCO MARINE PRODUCTS (http://www.groco.net/faqs.htm)
Forum: Florida - Western 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 3
Views: 355
Posted By svHyLyte
Re: Sailing from St. Petersburg to Cape Canaveral

No problems at Moser Channel Bridge, 63' there. Check out ActiveCaptain.com and use the interactive cruising guide for information on your route and potential stops/anchorages along the way.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 12
Views: 787
Posted By svHyLyte
Re: Father and son sailing

Chris,

There have been a number of discussions of this particular boat. For example, see (click on) Hunter 170 Hull problems - SailboatOwners.com...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 34
Views: 2,328
Posted By svHyLyte
Re: So this happened here yesterday.

Don't be surprised if this idiot hires an attorney to sue the maker of his GPS for its inaccuracy. Be even less surprised if a jury of his "peers" (that would be 6 more idiots) awards him "damages"....
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 19
Views: 1,941
Posted By svHyLyte
Re: My Boat Deal Offer Fell Through

Considering the reduced state of your business, the boat falling through may really be a blessing even if disguised. Absent the boat you can focus your energies on the business, save your money as...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 19
Views: 912
Posted By svHyLyte
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 19
Views: 912
Posted By svHyLyte
Re: Interior upholstery - need inspiration

Ah, but they go so well with the contrasting Shag Carpets, Non?
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 19
Views: 912
Posted By svHyLyte
Re: Interior upholstery - need inspiration

Another thread on a (relatively) similar subject can be found at http://www.sailnet.com/forums/hersailnet/156049-re-decorating-cushion-covers.html
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 02-19-2015
Replies: 75
Views: 31,008
Posted By svHyLyte
Nicro Day-Night 2000 solar vent repair-Final Report

Well--It is now 2-1/2 years since making our home-cooked repair/upgrade to our Day-Night Solar Vent (see Post #42) and, as previously reported, other than a slight burp caused by the formation of a...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 02-18-2015
Replies: 13
Views: 661
Posted By svHyLyte
Re: Cockpit seats

What do you use on other daze, like Lobster daze or Oyster daze?
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 02-18-2015
Replies: 8
Views: 465
Posted By svHyLyte
Re: Cheap fuel

When he writes "ec" I believe Capta is referring to East Caribbean Currency which is reportedly, roughly, $.34 USD. And, an Imperial Gallon is, roughly 4.5 liters verses a US Gallon which is,...
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