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Search: Posts Made By: nighthawk
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 6 Days Ago
Replies: 4
Views: 304
Posted By nighthawk
Re: Trying to ID this small sail/row boat

Either keep posting here until you have enough or go to the Song Chain, or some other thread and post there until you can post pictures. Your descprition could be one of hundreds (maybe even...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 6 Days Ago
Replies: 29
Views: 706
Posted By nighthawk
Re: Appropriate Size cockpit tank for small outboard

I can get you within .5 gallons of what you are looking for:

Vintage Hiawatha 2 5 Gal Outboard Marine Gas Fuel Tank Force Chrysler Sea King | eBay...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 6 Days Ago
Replies: 68
Views: 3,399
Posted By nighthawk
Re: Sailing around the world on a Sunfish - non stop

If anyone ever tries to say it better, I wish them luck. Here's to keeping dreams alive and well. And to making them a reality one day!
:)
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 1 Week Ago
Replies: 29
Views: 706
Posted By nighthawk
Re: Appropriate Size cockpit tank for small outboard

Unfortunately, their wesite says they don't sell them in US
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 1 Week Ago
Replies: 68
Views: 3,399
Posted By nighthawk
Re: Sailing around the world on a Sunfish - non stop

I think you may need to combine systems--I'm sure with a little ingenuity you can build a tow behind device that will roll in your wake and generate electricity, determine speed, and either grind...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 1 Week Ago
Replies: 29
Views: 706
Posted By nighthawk
Re: Appropriate Size cockpit tank for small outboard

I have an 8HP outboard on my boat and the gas tank is a 3 gal nissan vented metal tank. The PO had it in the bottom of the port locker, but since it was open to the rest of the boat below, it stank...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 1 Week Ago
Replies: 68
Views: 3,399
Posted By nighthawk
Re: Sailing around the world on a Sunfish - non stop

That thing has almost more motor than boat. I think the boat may actually jsut be a gas tank for the OB. He probably just slept on deck!
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 1 Week Ago
Replies: 9
Views: 536
Posted By nighthawk
Re: Tiny washing machine

KS-

Maybe you can try one of these instead

Amazon.com: MobileWasher - Hand Operating Washing Machine - Perfect for Camping, Dorms, Emergencies and more:...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 1 Week Ago
Replies: 68
Views: 3,399
Posted By nighthawk
Re: Sailing around the world on a Sunfish - non stop

I happen to know from personal experience that a sunfish is just big enough to hold a full case of beer in the hull with you! You just need to plan your waypoints very, very carefully:D!
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 1 Week Ago
Replies: 21
Views: 1,458
Posted By nighthawk
Re: What the heck is this?

Sooooo...What you're really saying is that you did a shoddy job of removing the old fathometer??? :laugher
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 1 Week Ago
Replies: 9
Views: 536
Posted By nighthawk
Re: Tiny washing machine

You could try one of the following:

Tech Review: wonder wash travel washing machine - San Jose Photojournalist | Examiner.com...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 15
Views: 869
Posted By nighthawk
Re: Help me please, advice also helpful

The first thin I thought was, "Sell the damn Fiat off and buy what you need to make the boat ready--then head out to the briny blue." At 30, you are still young enough to recover from the adventure...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 3
Views: 239
Posted By nighthawk
Re: Depth Sounder ID Help

That's always possible. The boat is a 77.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 3
Views: 239
Posted By nighthawk
Depth Sounder ID Help

Okay, here's a stumper.

Cleaning out my new to me boat and digging around in the aft end area, I found a transducer that I did not know was there, presumably for depth sounder or fish finder/depth...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 3
Views: 600
Posted By nighthawk
Re: Man steals 80-foot Three Million Dollar Boat

You know, if I turned back to port every time Gene Simmons told me to, I'd never get anywhere fun!
:laugher
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 5
Views: 505
Posted By nighthawk
Re: Sailboat Junkyard - Apple Valley

I really wish people would post better pictures on craigslist sometimes. Caqn't tell from the ones shown if he has any brightwork, stanchios, winches or anything esle of value. Maybe if you needed...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 41
Views: 1,361
Posted By nighthawk
Re: Handheld GPS Advice Needed...

My apologies--I thought the OP was asking for cheap and easy. Apparently i forgot that he said he was going to circumnavigate this weekend. Next time I'll make sure to recommend something that...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 41
Views: 1,361
Posted By nighthawk
Re: Handheld GPS Advice Needed...

Eric-If you possess an iPhone, there actually is as app called iNavX that has worked failry well for me. Costs about 50 bucks to purchase.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 2
Views: 241
Posted By nighthawk
Re: Rigging Specifications

Thank you very much Delta. That has got to be the simplest explination I have seen so far. My compliments to Giu.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 11
Views: 438
Posted By nighthawk
Re: Zippered Pocket on Foot of Main Sail??

I wish I had a couple of those on my main--I'd keep some spare wind in there for emergencies!:laugher
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 2
Views: 241
Posted By nighthawk
Rigging Specifications

Where does one find the proper rigging tolerances for a 37 year old sailboat? I can adjust for straight/centered and prebend, but how tight does everything need to be? Something tells me this has...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 61
Views: 5,197
Posted By nighthawk
Re: Sailing Dog's Boat Destroyed By Fire

Sorry for the loss SD. Hope you find a new wind catcher soon.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 06-23-2014
Replies: 2
Views: 181
Posted By nighthawk
Zyrex Bottom Coating

Need to put a bottom coating on Wind Angel prior to taking her to a premanent slip. She has never had anything done below the waterline and I have been researching options. Has anyone had...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 06-04-2014
Replies: 51
Views: 3,054
Posted By nighthawk
Re: What do cruisers do?

North Ocean-

You may be better served to ask yourself the question, "What do I want to do when cruising. I think it all falls down to individual desires. If you and I went on a sail together, we...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 06-02-2014
Replies: 28
Views: 1,133
Posted By nighthawk
Re: 1982 Seafarer 37' (S37) left to me...needs TLC...fix or sell?

Gotta agree with Shoalfinder and Christian on this one. OP says the motor runs, the sails and rigging are two years old. I would at least spend at least one weekend a month working on her and...
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