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Forum: Seamanship & Navigation   11-10-2015
Replies: 19
Views: 1,026
Posted By SailRedemption
Re: Captain's License Study

I'm studying for my chief mate unlimited at the moment, I'll try to help you.. If you have a iPhone or iPad, there is an app called Upgrade U. It's a testing app that has the questions you can study...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   07-08-2015
Replies: 28
Views: 3,032
Posted By SailRedemption
Re: Anchor question

How did this derail so swiftly?

Question has been answered.

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Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   11-20-2014
Replies: 75
Views: 15,436
Posted By SailRedemption
Re: Kaufman 47 cutter, anyone have anything on these boats?

PM me your email and I'll send the documents I was sent from the sales guy.

I'll keep this thread updated now that I know yall are watching! I'd probably keep this more up to date than my blog....
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   10-14-2014
Replies: 105
Views: 7,510
Posted By SailRedemption
Re: Turn that frown upside down! Lets talk NEW engines!

I just purchased a new Yanmar 4hj4-te 75hp a couple months ago. Coming from a Volkswagen Pathfinder 70hp 5cyl I have much more room than before. The new Yanmar have most everything is thought out in...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   08-16-2014
Replies: 156
Views: 11,249
Posted By SailRedemption
Re: Give AIS a rest

If your sailboat is uncontrollable cut the lines. And I seriously doubt it takes longer than a large ship to respond to rudder command.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   08-16-2014
Replies: 156
Views: 11,249
Posted By SailRedemption
Re: Give AIS a rest

Have you been on a ship bridge to make these claims? You're right, it is easy for the ship to change heading, but it takes quite a long time for the ship to actually respond to that command. Ship...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   06-11-2014
Replies: 88
  Icw
Views: 5,914
Posted By SailRedemption
Re: Icw

Unnecessary bridges are not a recipe for a contented Sailor...

Well if that was the case, we should let the tugs and barges and other commercial traffic that bring goods to coastal ports know...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   02-26-2014
Replies: 189
Views: 29,298
Posted By SailRedemption
Re: Pictures of your boat

Thanks! Yea they are! The reason I found the Kaufman was because we picked up a Skye 51 at our yard last year, they have such great lines. So I looked up the Skye and found some Kaufman and kept...
Forum: Pacific Northwest & Alaska   02-19-2014
Replies: 4
Views: 846
Posted By SailRedemption
Re: Boat Shipping Recommendation? Seattle to SF.

J. Daniel Marine is what I used for my 47 Kaufman last month from San Francisco to NOLA. Great people and they send you awesome picture updates during the transport. Also, they were the best priced I...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   02-16-2014
Replies: 45
Views: 2,563
Posted By SailRedemption
Re: financing a boat

I financed my boat with USAA, ESSEX said no when I tried them. USAA is super nice if you can get with them. I don't think they have restrictions on where you can sail. I found that it's the insurance...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   02-16-2014
Replies: 32
Views: 2,677
Posted By SailRedemption
Re: First Bottom Job

Thanks, I'm hoping too! Your bottom looks good, nothing better than a boat with fresh paint!

Well, once everything has been shaken down and for the most part in working order. I'll probably start...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   01-07-2014
Replies: 14
Views: 1,224
Posted By SailRedemption
Re: tipping the splasher

We are one of those places. We own a marina/boatyard in NOLA out on Lake St Catherine, and though we don't expect tips because we try do the best we can every time, sometimes we get tips other than...
Forum: North American Yachts   09-14-2013
Replies: 16
Views: 1,072
Posted By SailRedemption
Re: Spirit 23 keel cable conduit blocked

I wouldn't be too confident in upwind without the cb.. It's hardly a shoal keel. It slides more than you think. Before I fixed my cable, the cb was up when I sailed it to my boatyard, it had to stop...
Forum: North American Yachts   09-08-2013
Replies: 16
Views: 1,072
Posted By SailRedemption
Re: Spirit 23 keel cable conduit blocked

Just cut that old crap out and get some new ss tubing and make a new one like I did.. And fiberglass that in and a new ss cable and be done with it. I don't have any water problems, bilge is dry.
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