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Forum: Seamanship & Navigation   09-05-2007
Replies: 21
Views: 3,001
Posted By AlexanderGDean
We sail our Tanzer 16 in Back Sound (between...

We sail our Tanzer 16 in Back Sound (between Harkers Island and Shackleford Banks) all the time without problems. She draws about 2 1/2' with the centerboard down, so we can snake our way between...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   06-01-2007
Replies: 38
Views: 4,774
Posted By AlexanderGDean
Only gravity holds the board down, so grounding...

Only gravity holds the board down, so grounding is merely deceleration.

Yes, I've used polarized sunglasses for years to read the water on Lake Huron. But they don't work too well when looking...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   05-31-2007
Replies: 38
Views: 4,774
Posted By AlexanderGDean
[QUOTE=Giulietta]Last time I had this much time...

[QUOTE=Giulietta]Last time I had this much time on my hands, I made.....this....now that's time well spent:D :D :D :D

Only one, Giulietta? Lazy. I have two girls, and they're not even twins. ...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   05-31-2007
Replies: 38
Views: 4,774
Posted By AlexanderGDean
Glad you appreciated it! AD

Glad you appreciated it!

AD
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   05-31-2007
Replies: 38
Views: 4,774
Posted By AlexanderGDean
Thanks for providing the first answer to my...

Thanks for providing the first answer to my question! Unfortunately the Navman F4150 I use doesn't have a gain or sensitivity adjustment, which is why I posted the original question. The Navman...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   05-30-2007
Replies: 38
Views: 4,774
Posted By AlexanderGDean
Sorry, fishing is too slow for me. Sailing is a...

Sorry, fishing is too slow for me. Sailing is a blast, and the data logger-chartplotter adds another dimension for me to savor (reminiscing and planning) when I'm not on the boat.
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Forum: Gear & Maintenance   05-29-2007
Replies: 38
Views: 4,774
Posted By AlexanderGDean
Thanks, guys. I knew my bizarre question would...

Thanks, guys. I knew my bizarre question would stir up a few smirks! I use the centerboard as the ultimate sounder -- a stick doesn't provide any lift or much lateral resistance...

Sticks and...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   05-29-2007
Replies: 38
Views: 4,774
Posted By AlexanderGDean
Depth Sounder for Thin Water

Does anyone have recommendations for a depth sounder with good shallow-water performance and NMEA-0183 data output? I sail a Tanzer 16 in the sounds of North Carolina, where the water is often only...
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