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Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   07-21-2008
Replies: 16
Views: 5,522
Posted By doffe
Back in Sweden

Cesco

Sorry for the delay in getting back to you. I am now back in Sweden and Windfall is currently being shipped from Ft. Lauderdale to Europe and will receive some needed attention during the...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   02-05-2008
Replies: 16
Views: 5,522
Posted By doffe
Cesco: I am part of the family sailing down...

Cesco:

I am part of the family sailing down the ICW. We are now in Sweden and have left the boat in Ft. Pierce for the time being. I have a complete electric system chart, brochures etc. I...
Forum: herSailNet   12-16-2007
Replies: 152
Views: 27,599
Posted By doffe
We've been cruising this Fall/Winter and have...

We've been cruising this Fall/Winter and have found the following to be handy:
French Press (Starbucks sells a stainless steel one that works great)
Thermos-one for keeping coffee warm after made...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   11-19-2007
Replies: 32
Views: 3,785
Posted By doffe
:D Thanks ERPS for your input. I think...

:D

Thanks ERPS for your input. I think that you are right (blow back). I will see if I can capture some of the oil before kicking it back in for combustion.

As for the Diesel v. Gas air use,...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   11-16-2007
Replies: 32
Views: 3,785
Posted By doffe
Further developments

Thanks for all the thoughts. Let me complicate this further. The reason for my question and thoughts is that I from time to time can see that the exhaust includes a trace of oil or diesel. My...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   11-11-2007
Replies: 19
Views: 2,550
Posted By doffe
Alligator River

Thanks Cam:

I have the new NOAA charts which shows the change, but out of 4 boats coming through at the same time I think I was the only one. Everyone got through after some radio chatter.

Now...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   11-10-2007
Replies: 32
Views: 3,785
Posted By doffe
The locker is not airtight. The engine...

The locker is not airtight. The engine compartment has air intakes from the locker and the locker has two equal sized intakes from the outside. My thought is that I may have constricted the airflow...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   11-10-2007
Replies: 32
Views: 3,785
Posted By doffe
Volvo Penta Running Rich

I have a VP MD 17 C which is running a bit rich from time to time. The engine takes air through the cockpit locker, which I have had fairly full in light of the cruising-with-kids "requirements". ...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   11-09-2007
Replies: 16
Views: 5,522
Posted By doffe
Glitches

There are two glitches that I have found. 1) I have resealed and glassed the forward bulkhead/anchor locker since water will collect at the aft end of the extra floor and the wood may get ruined. ...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   11-03-2007
Replies: 19
Views: 2,550
Posted By doffe
Thanks for the good advice!

So we took your advice and got out of Lake Superior by the end of september. I am the Swedish dude married to cheapboxofwine. I sailed Lake Superior, the North Channel and Georgian Bay with a good...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   11-03-2007
Replies: 16
Views: 5,522
Posted By doffe
Cesco: Also just bought one earlier this...

Cesco:

Also just bought one earlier this summer and am cruising down the US east coast at the moment. There is a Google Group (search under Storebro as I am not permitted to post the link), but...
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