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Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   1 Week Ago
Replies: 11
Views: 969
Posted By rbyham
Re: New docking manuver

Creative video... But I prefer watching the Chesapeake waterman docking competition vids. This guys are for real wild...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 531
Views: 128,326
Posted By rbyham
Re: Pictures: Those perfect moments

Point a camera in almost any direction in Charleston and if you are near the water you see this kind of stuff... beautiful place...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 531
Views: 128,326
Posted By rbyham
Re: Pictures: Those perfect moments

Pretty setting even if you are sitting on the bottom :-)
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 0
Views: 167
Posted By rbyham
Need some prop advice

The refit of the 1978 Bombay Pilot 31 goes well. Many projects have ebeen completed since purchase 2/1. I have known since purchase that the current 3 blade prop would need to be replace but there...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 16
Views: 839
Posted By rbyham
Re: What type of boat is this?

Please don't listen to me because I am a sucker for zombie boats. I am on my second such project now. If as you say the engine is already running and the deck would not require major rebuilding, and...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 22
Views: 1,269
Posted By rbyham
Re: Things you can say about your boat but not your girlfriend?

Some of these are funny. Most of them belong over on that other sailing forum. Come on fellas we can do better than this. Lets get back to talking sailing...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 15
Views: 1,029
Posted By rbyham
Re: Crazy things people say

Funny discussion.... I tend to speak the language of land to noobs unless they show interest in learning. Learned a long time ago that motivation is key to just about any kind of learning. Gotta make...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 1
Views: 233
Posted By rbyham
Re: Furling Line Upgrade - Part II

I have a number of scars that will be permanent as a result of Boat projects. :-)

project looks like it came out very well. Nice clean job.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 4
Views: 358
Posted By rbyham
Re: SAIL Opportunity

Don't need sails but the concept is interesting. Please report back on what you learn
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 6
Views: 468
Posted By rbyham
Best sailing movie?

heard this on the dock the other day. That Star Wars is the most accurate sailing movie because the Millenium Falcon is always breaking down and hans solo spends half of the movie repairing it....
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 1
Views: 297
Posted By rbyham
Reason #543 for having a boat

Melting Glaciers could mean Everest Disappear as per a latest Computer Model Study in Cryosphere....
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   05-17-2015
Replies: 47
Views: 2,244
Posted By rbyham
Re: Progressive Insurance Claim question

So nobody here has been through a liability claim with Progressive? I find that hard to believe given they do cover a lot of boats.... I agree that calling them and starting the process is the best...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   05-16-2015
Replies: 47
Views: 2,244
Posted By rbyham
Re: Progressive Insurance Claim question

Let me clarify. I have the policy that covers damage I may do to others. And there is no deductible. There is no damage to my boat. All damage is to the other boat. I have made initial contact with...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   05-16-2015
Replies: 47
Views: 2,244
Posted By rbyham
Re: Progressive Insurance Claim question

Hmm... not exactly what I would call a positive recommendation. I'm curious about anyone who has experience on there Marine side this would be my first ever Marine claim with anybody and definitely...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   05-16-2015
Replies: 47
Views: 2,244
Posted By rbyham
Progressive Insurance Claim question

unfortunately I hit another boat as I was leaving the marina the other day. Cause slight damage to some fiberglass on the other boat. I'm thinking probably around $1000 repair work. I was wondering...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   05-16-2015
Replies: 12
Views: 1,176
Posted By rbyham
Re: Just when I thought I had seen it all...

Wish he would have duplicated paint scheme on both sides... But maybe that was intentional
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   05-16-2015
Replies: 20
Views: 1,371
Posted By rbyham
Re: Best way to make fenders easy to use...

Good discussion... A related question is what do folk do in terms of stowing the large round ball type fenders? I inherited these in new purchase. At first I thought I would like the larger...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   05-16-2015
Replies: 6
Views: 600
Posted By rbyham
Re: Need quick help with prop questionn

Thanks folks... This whole prop hunt for my refit has been challenging. From diameter to pitch the shaft size to blade type to barrel length there are so many dimensions to get right. And then the...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   05-14-2015
Replies: 6
Views: 600
Posted By rbyham
Re: Need quick help with prop questionn

Thanks folks. The price, condition, and closeness on numbers were too good to pass on so I bought it. Will probably install with 14 pitch and see how it feels. I can always repitch if needed....
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   05-14-2015
Replies: 6
Views: 600
Posted By rbyham
Need quick help with prop questionn

See pics... I have been hunting a 18x12 rh 1" shaft prop. Found one on consignment stickered by owner with all the right numbers including price. However looking at stamping it appears that for pitch...
Forum: Diesel   05-04-2015
Replies: 5
Views: 331
Posted By rbyham
Re: Type fuel for yanmar 3qm30?

And is there benefit that would make off road the preferred fuel for my older diesel? Am I potentially doing harm by using the greenish/yellow (non offroad) stuff available at most pumps here in SC?
Forum: Diesel   05-03-2015
Replies: 5
Views: 331
Posted By rbyham
Type fuel for yanmar 3qm30?

1978 3qm30.runs great. New to me. Do I use diesel from pump which looks like mountain dew soda or off road diesel with red tint? Stuff in tank is a few years old and is red colored. I am thinking the...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   04-29-2015
Replies: 13
Views: 624
Posted By rbyham
Re: Replace Edson chain-wire setup

Thanks folks. About what I thought. Even allowing for a two station helm I thought their pricing was crazy but hey we all know there ain't nothing cheap in the marine world. I think I will take it...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   04-28-2015
Replies: 24
Views: 2,393
Posted By rbyham
Re: Sad Day and Tragic Loss

Just popped over to the gofund page and read the details. Sad all over again seeing today was the funeral. Those poor parents. I sure hope they have not only good friends but also professionals to...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   04-28-2015
Replies: 13
Views: 624
Posted By rbyham
Replace Edson chain-wire setup

An upcoming project on the Bombay is to replace at least the wire on my two station helm station (cabin and cockpit) Edson chain-wire setup. While the chain actually looks good I can see reddish...
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