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Search: Posts Made By: AndreasNYC
Forum: Electronics 07-04-2014
Replies: 12
Views: 520
Posted By AndreasNYC
Re: Need Help - 12 volt tv or 110 volt tv?

We have a TV by Jensen that I am happy with. They make all kinds of 12 volt entertainment stuff for RV and Marine


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Forum: Electronics 07-03-2014
Replies: 12
Views: 520
Posted By AndreasNYC
Re: Need Help - 12 volt tv or 110 volt tv?

The inverter looses about 10% power from the 12 volt, they make nice 12 volt tvs as well


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Forum: There's This Place... 06-28-2014
Replies: 4
Views: 324
Posted By AndreasNYC
Re: bird watching in the Chesapeake bay

Hell Everyone
We did end up checking out the wye river. We draw 8 ft so it was a little tricky in places. Esp. I am not used to navigating windy rivers. We ended up dropping anchor off of what...
Forum: Cruising and Sailing with Children 06-28-2014
Replies: 24
Views: 1,657
Posted By AndreasNYC
Re: Baby seat in cockpit

Hello Everyone
Well despite our platform arrangement we ended up moving Eleanor to the bow berth.
there where 2 problems
1) she does not usually sleep in a room with us and we kept on waking each...
Forum: There's This Place... 06-17-2014
Replies: 4
Views: 324
Posted By AndreasNYC
Re: bird watching in the Chesapeake bay

Going tomorrow will report


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Forum: There's This Place... 06-13-2014
Replies: 4
Views: 324
Posted By AndreasNYC
bird watching in the Chesapeake bay

Hello all

We are sailing out of anapolis tomorrow on our way to st micheals.

They cant take us until sunday, so we though perhaps we could anchor overnight near a good bird watching spot.
...
Forum: Cruising and Sailing with Children 06-10-2014
Replies: 24
Views: 1,657
Posted By AndreasNYC
Re: Baby seat in cockpit

Hey everyone, here is our exciting baby bed and platform for the master cabinhttp://img.tapatalk.com/d/14/06/11/he2y6a6e.jpghttp://img.tapatalk.com/d/14/06/11/uha2ejy5.jpg


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Forum: Seamanship & Navigation 05-26-2014
Replies: 7
Views: 713
Posted By AndreasNYC
Chesapeake bay tidal currents.

Hello everone.

Is there a good visualization of chesapeake currents out there so where?

Does it tend to be a high current location?

A


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Forum: Cruising and Sailing with Children 04-16-2014
Replies: 24
Views: 1,657
Posted By AndreasNYC
Re: Baby seat in cockpit

Thank you all for the great advice


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Forum: Cruising and Sailing with Children 04-04-2014
Replies: 24
Views: 1,657
Posted By AndreasNYC
Re: Baby seat in cockpit

:D:D:D:D:D:D:D:D:laugher:laugher:laugher:laugher:laugher:rolleyes::rolleyes::rolleyes::o:o
Forum: Cruising and Sailing with Children 04-04-2014
Replies: 24
Views: 1,657
Posted By AndreasNYC
Re: Baby seat in cockpit

How important would you say the orientation of the seat is?

Would facing the seat exactly forward be more comfortable than at say 45 or 90 degrees to the direction of travel?

is one orientation...
Forum: Cruising and Sailing with Children 04-04-2014
Replies: 24
Views: 1,657
Posted By AndreasNYC
Baby seat in cockpit

Help everyone

We are thinking of putting a baby seat in our cockpit. Perhaps mounted on the fron of the steering pedestal.
Are there any specific ones for boats perhaps with a splash guard?
A
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Forum: Cruising and Sailing with Children 03-27-2014
Replies: 9
Views: 729
Posted By AndreasNYC
Re: Life vest or flotation device for infants

in terms of storage while under way, my Swan 46 has a bunk that is in the main room behind the dinnette. Its already basically a padded box. We have some lee cloths that go in there and we could...
Forum: Cruising and Sailing with Children 03-26-2014
Replies: 9
Views: 729
Posted By AndreasNYC
Re: Life vest or flotation device for infants

we bougth the mustang infant vest for the smaller child and it was wayyy too small for her... Even though she only 20 lbs do they tend to run small or did we make some mistake putting her in it?
...
Forum: Cruising and Sailing with Children 03-26-2014
Replies: 9
Views: 729
Posted By AndreasNYC
Life vest or flotation device for infants

Hello Everyone

We have 2 infants onboard one is 8 Months old 27 inches long and 20 lbs

Another one is neqrly one year old and mobile

What are the best flotation devices we should make them...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 02-27-2014
Replies: 16
Views: 696
Posted By AndreasNYC
Re: Night Vision

Could the people who mentioned experience with the equipment let me know specifically what they where using?
I would like to read up on them...

thank you for all the answers so far.

A
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 02-27-2014
Replies: 16
Views: 696
Posted By AndreasNYC
Re: Night Vision

Aren't there some obstacles the IR won't detect? For example lobster pots, containers, some bits of land. I guess it would detect boats? Even Sailboats with engines off?
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 02-27-2014
Replies: 16
Views: 696
Posted By AndreasNYC
Night Vision

Hello Everyone

Does anyone have any recommendation for night vision equipment?

This would be for night passages to keep an eye out for unlit traffic, lobster pots, rogue containers etc.

I...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 02-13-2014
Replies: 4
Views: 718
Posted By AndreasNYC
Gulf of Mexico in May-June

Hello Everyone

I am thinking of taking my 1984 Swan 46 Mark 1 to the gulf of mexico this May/June.

We will be sailing up the west coast of Florida and then have the option to either sail to...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 05-04-2013
Replies: 20
Views: 1,686
Posted By AndreasNYC
Re: Maine and North

Btw walruses seem to be further south than baffin bay

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Odobenus_rosmarus_distribution.png
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 05-04-2013
Replies: 20
Views: 1,686
Posted By AndreasNYC
Re: Maine and North

I am on my boat now and so blessed with lots of spare time :)

The route from NYC to the entrance of hudso straight is 1900 NM My boat will cruise at 8 knots. So 2 weeks should do it...

I...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 05-04-2013
Replies: 20
Views: 1,686
Posted By AndreasNYC
Re: Maine and North

I was planning to leave in about a year. Closing out the caribean season and want to do something different next time...

Thanks for the book recs I woll buy those...

I would love to hear from...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 05-04-2013
Replies: 20
Views: 1,686
Posted By AndreasNYC
Maine and North

Hello Everyone

Does anyone here have experience with cruising North from NYC?

I aspire to taking our boat far enough north to go see Walruses.

Are there any good harbors out ther, or is it...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 02-25-2013
Replies: 2
Views: 352
Posted By AndreasNYC
Re: Lewmar winch needs line gauge reduction

I got in touch with Lewmar, and they stated that there are no parts to serve this purpose available for winches of this vintage...

We are left with trying to find a machine shop that is willing to...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 02-25-2013
Replies: 2
Views: 352
Posted By AndreasNYC
Lewmar winch needs line gauge reduction

Hello Everyone

I am working on an 1987 Nuator Swan 46

It has a large number of Lewmar winches.

These winches have the following problem.

Since the winches where built, rope (line)...
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