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Search: Posts Made By: Val v
Forum: Seamanship & Navigation 04-01-2015
Replies: 41
Views: 2,618
Posted By Val v
I too read the "novel" yesterday. Wow, what a...

I too read the "novel" yesterday. Wow, what a nightmare. It seems trucking company did some damage to the boat but the rest of the issues were engine related. The story there reinforces what I see...
Forum: Seamanship & Navigation 03-31-2015
Replies: 41
Views: 2,618
Posted By Val v
Re: what to check for before boat delivery?

Paul, I did not look into trucking it. It's actually only 1 hour of driving but about 2-3 days of sailing because i have go from Delran NJ all the way to Perth Amboy, NJ (Delaware River, around Cape...
Forum: Seamanship & Navigation 03-30-2015
Replies: 41
Views: 2,618
Posted By Val v
My friend made a great suggestion (I think). He...

My friend made a great suggestion (I think). He said don't forget a diving mask and a wet suit in case I have to go under and cut an entangled line. Wouldn't have thought about it but it does make...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 03-22-2015
Replies: 2
Views: 476
Posted By Val v
Bronze Y valve instead of plastic waste valves

Was wondering if anyone was able to use bronze ball Y valve 1-1/2 typically used for plumbing but in a waste system on a boat. The cost is the same for about $65 you can get either Jabsco Y valve or...
Forum: Seamanship & Navigation 03-19-2015
Replies: 41
Views: 2,618
Posted By Val v
Re: what to check for before boat delivery?

Just got off the phone with BoatUS. So everyone knows, I asked them when does towing insurance begin. They said it will start midnight tonight. However, if I want them to tow me from a port to...
Forum: Seamanship & Navigation 03-19-2015
Replies: 41
Views: 2,618
Posted By Val v
Re: what to check for before boat delivery?

Thanks for the info about tow insurance not kicking in for 30 days. I actually didnt know about it!!! Technically statefarm does refund me for towing but having BoatUS does make sense..I agree.
Forum: Seamanship & Navigation 03-19-2015
Replies: 41
Views: 2,618
Posted By Val v
Forum: Seamanship & Navigation 03-19-2015
Replies: 41
Views: 2,618
Posted By Val v
Re: what to check for before boat delivery?

Outside will be from Cape May to Sandy Hook. This distance makes up about 50-60% of the trip. I am not aware of anyway to go inside with a 45ft mast
Forum: Seamanship & Navigation 03-19-2015
Replies: 41
Views: 2,618
Posted By Val v
Re: what to check for before boat delivery?

Its my boat. I am bringing it home..
Forum: Seamanship & Navigation 03-19-2015
Replies: 41
Views: 2,618
Posted By Val v
Re: what to check for before boat delivery?

So...interesting about the racor fuel filters. PO had 2 micron installed and another spare. I called Bay Shore Marine in Annapolis to buy more for the trip. He said Yanmar recommends 30 micron and...
Forum: Seamanship & Navigation 03-18-2015
Replies: 41
Views: 2,618
Posted By Val v
How DO you bleed the fuel system? Tank now is 3/8...

How DO you bleed the fuel system? Tank now is 3/8 full. I never owned a boat with a diesel before.
Forum: Seamanship & Navigation 03-18-2015
Replies: 41
Views: 2,618
Posted By Val v
Re: what to check for before boat delivery?

Wow!!! There is a comprehensive list!! To be honest I dont think I have the time nor resources to do it all but I will print it out and do the best I can. Trucking the boat is not in the budget. I am...
Forum: Diesel 03-16-2015
Replies: 6
Views: 389
Posted By Val v
Re: Impeller for 3GM30F

Just called them and placed the order. Wow!! I wish there were more stores like this. Thanks!!
Forum: Diesel 03-15-2015
Replies: 6
Views: 389
Posted By Val v
Re: Impeller for 3GM30F

Do you know where can I buy NONE original yanmar impeller? Does it have a part #?
Forum: Diesel 03-15-2015
Replies: 6
Views: 389
Posted By Val v
Impeller for 3GM30F

Hi :)

I am hoping someone can help me with the info on two questions. 1) what after market/third party impeller(s) can I use on the 3GM30F? 2) is the raw water pump and coolant pumps both use the...
Forum: Seamanship & Navigation 03-11-2015
Replies: 14
Views: 1,422
Posted By Val v
We catapulted a crew member during a strong wind...

We catapulted a crew member during a strong wind Wednesday night race. She was on leeward but when the boat went around the mark the heel direction changed violently and she went flying over the deck...
Forum: Seamanship & Navigation 03-11-2015
Replies: 41
Views: 2,618
Posted By Val v
what to check for before boat delivery?

Late last year I bought a boat and part of the deal was that it would stay there until April or may. The time is now approaching and I am trying to think of things to check and make sure before doing...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 12-02-2014
Replies: 37
Views: 2,795
Posted By Val v
That's cool. I wish I could talk to Ray. I spoke...

That's cool. I wish I could talk to Ray. I spoke with Frank Butler when I got my c30. Was surprised how down to earth and easy to talk to it was.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 12-02-2014
Replies: 37
Views: 2,795
Posted By Val v
Re: In the market for a new boat - please help

I guess Ron Holland worked with Ray Wall? :confused:
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 11-30-2014
Replies: 37
Views: 2,795
Posted By Val v
Re: In the market for a new boat - please help

Didnt take any myself but the boat listing is here.

1982 Canadian Sailcraft 33 Sail Boat For Sale - www.yachtworld.com...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 11-29-2014
Replies: 37
Views: 2,795
Posted By Val v
When doing my research I came across an older...

When doing my research I came across an older post by Maine Sail which really stuck with me. In a reply to someone He said: "If you can find a well kept CS-33 for anywhere near the price of a...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 11-28-2014
Replies: 37
Views: 2,795
Posted By Val v
Re: In the market for a new boat - please help

Well, after much looking and going back and forth I put a deposit on a rare bird in NJ, called Canadian Sailcraft CS33 (1982). People that know these boats speak highly of them but most people around...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 11-13-2014
Replies: 16
Views: 1,143
Posted By Val v
Re: keel vs deck stepped

isnt it what the motor in a sailboat is for?
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 11-13-2014
Replies: 16
Views: 1,143
Posted By Val v
Re: Single spreader vs double spreader

Sorry did not see your response while I was typing up mine.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 11-13-2014
Replies: 16
Views: 1,143
Posted By Val v
Re: keel vs deck stepped

Great, thank you! Do you happen to know about the double spreader advantage? Let me clarify why all these questions came up. I am currently considering buygin a 1985 Canadian Sailcraft 30 (Tony...
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