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Forum: Gear & Maintenance   03-27-2015
Replies: 18
Views: 958
Posted By HUGOSALT
Re: Convert Cooling System to Closed Loop

Appreciate not what you are asking...however my 2 cents worth.
Boat has been in fresh water for 30 years, suggest not converting to
closed loop, I would flush with Rydlyme annually, (see...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   03-15-2015
Replies: 16
Views: 1,013
Posted By HUGOSALT
Re: NY Harbor area Sail Loft Recommendations?

By far, best for the money, inexpensive and good...call Snow on City Island
7one8 88five 0one37. Her day job is working for premiere national sailmaker on City Is.
making, repairing all kinds of...
Forum: Racing   11-13-2014
Replies: 22
Views: 1,644
Posted By HUGOSALT
Re: Help needed to develop fun sailing events for a small club

I try to do monthly full moon evening sail/raft up, even have a cd full of moon songs.
(we still use cd's no?)
Maybe make it a pot luck night.
Good for 4-5 evenings a season.
And/or a new moon...
Forum: Electronics   09-13-2014
Replies: 6
Views: 496
Posted By HUGOSALT
Re: Which shoot thru hull depth meter to buy?

A few years ago, on delivery from Ct to Maine, DF wasn't working so bought
Hummingbird DF for $100. (now about $90.)
Made a captive reservoir and epoxed in.
Might not be my 1st choice but good...
Forum: Seamanship & Navigation   09-11-2014
Replies: 64
Views: 5,225
Posted By HUGOSALT
Re: Coastal sailing without depth finder?

...Is darn good tool.
Will take the drama out of anchoring close in, easier to anchor in skinny water at crowded anchorage prime real estate all to yourself.
Also nav tool, knowing depth confirming...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   07-10-2014
Replies: 165
Views: 9,404
Posted By HUGOSALT
Re: Help me plan my cruise North!

Real time weather conditions...5-6 buoys along LI sound...
search... University of Connecticut Marine Sciences - MYSound (http://www.mysound.uconn.edu)
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   07-08-2014
Replies: 165
Views: 9,404
Posted By HUGOSALT
Re: Help me plan my cruise North!

Shawn,

Interest for children/family if fits into your plans and timing...
Fireworks: Rye Playland on LI sound every Wednesday and Friday at 9:15 p.m. all summer long.
Rye is on north side of...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   07-08-2014
Replies: 165
Views: 9,404
Posted By HUGOSALT
Re: Help me plan my cruise North!

Hopefully by now your mainsail is repaired and your good to go.
If any further/ongoing sail repair needed, have friend on City Island who
has made sails for national loft, will make your repairs...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   06-18-2014
Replies: 165
Views: 9,404
Posted By HUGOSALT
Re: Help me plan my cruise North!

Chef, If you would consider leaving boat in western most LI Sound
(Like xort says close to LIRR and LaGuardia airport)
I can put you in touch with a good friend, our dockmaster, thinking
he would...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   06-18-2014
Replies: 165
Views: 9,404
Posted By HUGOSALT
Re: Help me plan my cruise North!

Port. Wash. town moorings are available free for 1st 48 hours...they are the yellow
ones lining the channel...always one available. Manhasset Bay very protected
good depth, plenty of room to...
Forum: Electrical Systems   04-18-2014
Replies: 30
Views: 1,580
Posted By HUGOSALT
Re: Electrical 101

Congrats on new boat Keja...Suggest you determine condition of
batteries 1st and foremost and then how to maintain and monitor them. Check out "load testing" and "specific gravity" both easy but...
Forum: Diesel   04-05-2014
Replies: 5
Views: 1,762
Posted By HUGOSALT
Re: Pencil Zinc location for Yanmar 2GM

a 2GM raw water cooled motor, will have zincs in engine.
My 3GM raw water cooled motor has 2 zincs on starboard (fuel
filter/dip stick) side and 1 in back.
The 2GM raw water should have 2 zincs,...
Forum: Florida - Western   12-15-2013
Replies: 3
Views: 494
Posted By HUGOSALT
Re: Big Bend

Maybe plan departure time for your overnighter that you arrive
with a few hours daylight before and after planned arrival time,
insuring daylight if actual arrival is earlier or later than...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   11-20-2013
Replies: 35
Views: 2,129
Posted By HUGOSALT
Re: Have a workbench?

Not indoor but I have fashioned a fender board (2 x 8"by approx. 6-7') to fit snug between port and starboard jib sheet winches in cockpit by cutting ends of board to shape of winch bases...doesn't...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   10-17-2013
Replies: 41
Views: 3,743
Posted By HUGOSALT
Re: Handling Anchor/Rode with no Locker

Possible answer for smallish anchor locker or even no
anchor locker...
This spring I bought following at Defender for my
15 lb. Manson day anchor...Yale Nylon Brait 8 strand
200' 1/2" $135. came...
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