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Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   04-28-2014
Replies: 75
Views: 4,077
Posted By Moody38CC
Re: Mandatory PFDs

Aren't we already there? Doesn't the USCG require wear of type V PDFs when underway? At one time "readily accessible" sufficed, but I believe the regulations now require actual wearing of a type V...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   03-19-2014
Replies: 11
Views: 1,167
Posted By Moody38CC
Re: Surveyor in RI?

Adrian Johnson of Johnson Marine in Mystic, CT, did a 46' Moody for me last winter. He charged a fee per foot of length. Before engaging him, we talked a lot and he sent me a copy of a survey he...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   03-04-2014
Replies: 24
Views: 2,237
Posted By Moody38CC
Re: Costs of trucking a boat??

Yes, height is just as critical as width. Within reason, length is not that important, but height and width are. Think low underpasses and narrow roads. The trucking company will determine the...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   03-04-2014
Replies: 24
Views: 2,237
Posted By Moody38CC
Re: Costs of trucking a boat??

Back in 2006 I used an outfit named MacDonald in south Florida to haul my Moody 38 (38 loa; 12.6 wide; 18k lbs) from Holland, MI, to Deltaville, VA. In making the arrangements, the nice lady at...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   02-28-2014
Replies: 124
Views: 12,000
Posted By Moody38CC
Re: Where should we retire with our boat?

I live in Charleston, SC. Wonderfully nice pace to live, but not nice to keep a decent size boat. Couple of reasons. The bay here is nice but shallow (5-6 feet at low tide outside shipping...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   02-17-2014
Replies: 34
Views: 2,603
Posted By Moody38CC
Re: Delivery issues

Some good ideas in all the posts above. I'd check with your insurance company too to see if the company has any rules or requirements. Then I'd write a contract or memo that both parties (you and...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   02-17-2014
Replies: 62
Views: 5,611
Posted By Moody38CC
Re: Headset intercom vox

We have the marriage saver headsets. Bought them at the Annapolis Boat Show two years ago for $75 or so. They work well. They are sensitive, so one needs to move the mike just a bot away from...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   02-17-2014
Replies: 40
Views: 3,148
Posted By Moody38CC
Re: Chart Plotter Location?

On my former boat, I had a color Raymarine plotter/radar (color) at the helm station and a repeater unit (b/w) below at the nav station. Never used the one at nav station while underway. At anchor...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   02-12-2014
Replies: 45
Views: 2,338
Posted By Moody38CC
Re: financing a boat

I purchased my boat a year ago with a loan from Bank of America. Excellent interest rate that beat any other I could find, easy to work with, 20% down, for a 13 year old boat. The bank did ask...
Forum: Electrical Systems   02-02-2014
Replies: 3
Views: 428
Posted By Moody38CC
A/C Fan Motor Issue

I have a CruiseAir FX10 a/c unit for the forward cabin of my boat. The a/c unit works but the multi-speed fan that blows air at different speeds (can be set by thermostat in which case it operates...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   12-28-2010
Replies: 10
Views: 8,986
Posted By Moody38CC
Moody crusing

I own a 2002 Moody 38CC, Bill Dixon design, and use her on the Chesapeake, keeping her in Deltaville. I have taken her to New England via the C&D Canal a couple of times. Have cruised all over the...
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