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Search: Posts Made By: Gusnyc
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 07-09-2013
Replies: 9
Views: 1,323
Posted By Gusnyc
Re: New boat. I can't pump out either holding tank

Thanks for all the answers. It seems there is a problem with the duckbill valves. They have to be replaced with a new system, that Dometic is providing for free. The system was repaired by a...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 07-03-2013
Replies: 9
Views: 1,323
Posted By Gusnyc
Re: New boat. I can't pump out either holding tank

Hi Tom, I did disconnect the vent hose (I forgot to clarify that to Denise). There is a rubber, conical plug that seems to be designed not for air intake, but to release the air (and gas) that the...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 07-03-2013
Replies: 9
Views: 1,323
Posted By Gusnyc
Re: New boat. I can't pump out either holding tank

Thanks for your reply Denise. One tank is full, the other one is 3/4 full. I don't trust the indicators that much, but I know because of the time the pump takes to create the vacuum.

The weird...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 07-03-2013
Replies: 9
Views: 1,323
Posted By Gusnyc
New boat. I can't pump out either holding tank

Hello!

I will try to be short to explain the problem, which is very frustrating.

I recently got a Sense 46. The head is Vacuflush/Sailvac (I don't have experience with this system). I did two...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 04-13-2012
Replies: 2
Views: 522
Posted By Gusnyc
Re: Please help me to select the right rigging for a Sense 43

Thanks for your answer BBC1. May I ask why you wouldn't go with the genbaker/blade combination? Wouldn't be more practical to have both sails available for different wind situations? What do you...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 04-11-2012
Replies: 2
Views: 522
Posted By Gusnyc
Please help me to select the right rigging for a Sense 43

Hi!

I am getting a new Beneteau Sense 43. I don't have a lot of experience, just a couple of years sailing with a Beneteau 40 (Oceanis line).

There are several options for the rigging, and I...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 06-08-2011
Replies: 35
Views: 2,983
Posted By Gusnyc
Believe me Boasun when I say that I don't want to...

Believe me Boasun when I say that I don't want to believe him. He made me feel so ignorant about this (and everything else) for a whole weekend to the point of becoming traumatic.

I am a newbie...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 06-08-2011
Replies: 35
Views: 2,983
Posted By Gusnyc
"Correct" side to sit in a dinghy?

Hi, the other day a friend of mine, gave me a hard time because I sat on the starboard side of my dinghy (Zoom, 8.6 ft). I sit on that side because I am lefty, and it feels much more comfortable to...
Forum: Beneteau 05-13-2011
Replies: 8
Views: 5,734
Posted By Gusnyc
Go to Brands of the World™ | Download vector...

Go to Brands of the World™ | Download vector logos and logotypes (http://www.brandsoftheworld.com) and search for Beneteau

You can download the vector image (better to resize) as an EPS file for...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 05-13-2011
Replies: 1
Views: 1,221
Posted By Gusnyc
Bad Depth with Chart Plotter E80-Navionics. Help!

Hi Everybody,

I am having a problem with the Raymarine E80 chart plotter. When I use it with the Navionics Platinum, the depths are totally out of whack. I can see the ST unit and the paper charts...
Forum: Boat Reviews 05-03-2011
Replies: 2
Views: 1,362
Posted By Gusnyc
I agree with Boasun. I enjoyed the book very...

I agree with Boasun. I enjoyed the book very much. I was lucky enough to be in Sydney (almost a year ago) the day Jessica completed the circumnavigation. It was impressive to see thousands of people...
Forum: Boat Buyers & Sellers Forum 09-09-2010
Replies: 11
Views: 1,759
Posted By Gusnyc
Thank you very much for your answers. My...

Thank you very much for your answers.

My point is that if the dealer advertises a 2010 model, and send the brochures about the 2010 model, I should expect to have and improvements introduced with...
Forum: Boat Buyers & Sellers Forum 09-08-2010
Replies: 11
Views: 1,759
Posted By Gusnyc
Confirming the year model in a new boat?

Hi!

I am about to get a new boat. There is any way to confirm the year "model" of a boat the dealer has in stock?

This boat is offered as a 2010 model, but it lacks some of the features...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 08-24-2010
Replies: 23
Views: 1,499
Posted By Gusnyc
One of things to keep in mind is that the dealer...

One of things to keep in mind is that the dealer won't prepare the boat for commissioning unless he has the deposit. I can keep part of it until I consider that the boat meets the specifications, but...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 08-24-2010
Replies: 23
Views: 1,499
Posted By Gusnyc
Funny details. I just spoke with a surveyor, and...

Funny details. I just spoke with a surveyor, and he recommended NOT to do a survey in the new boat. He said that as much as he would like to get the business, it would be a waist of our money. He...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 08-24-2010
Replies: 23
Views: 1,499
Posted By Gusnyc
Thanks for the answers. As KD3PC mentioned, the...

Thanks for the answers. As KD3PC mentioned, the insurance doesn't require the survey. In any case, it seems that it would be a good thing to do, for peace of mind.
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 08-23-2010
Replies: 23
Views: 1,499
Posted By Gusnyc
Are surveys necessary/recommended when getting a brand new boat?

Hello Everybody!

Some friends have suggested to survey when buying a brand new boat. Others say it is not important considering the warranty.

What should I do?

Thanks for your answers!
...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 08-19-2010
Replies: 35
Views: 4,275
Posted By Gusnyc
Thank you very much for all of your input. I am...

Thank you very much for all of your input. I am definitely considering other options.
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 08-19-2010
Replies: 35
Views: 4,275
Posted By Gusnyc
Thanks again for all these useful comments. ...

Thanks again for all these useful comments.

BTW, The bow thruster is definitely included in my budget.

Sailfool, do you think there is such a big difference between the in-mast and in-boom...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 08-19-2010
Replies: 35
Views: 4,275
Posted By Gusnyc
SmackDaddy, I am planning to kidnap some of my...

SmackDaddy, I am planning to kidnap some of my experienced friends and take them with us, before we adventure by ourselves.

I apologized I did the impression with the title of this thread that I...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 08-19-2010
Replies: 35
Views: 4,275
Posted By Gusnyc
Thanks for the answers again! Don't worry NCC, I...

Thanks for the answers again! Don't worry NCC, I think you are far away. Seriously, I appreciate your input.

To answer SailingDog (thanks very much for your reply), yes, we are both taking both...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 08-18-2010
Replies: 35
Views: 4,275
Posted By Gusnyc
Hi DoctorK! Yes, definitely, I agree with...

Hi DoctorK!

Yes, definitely, I agree with you. I will start my ASA 101 instruction in a couple of weeks, followed by the 103. I am planning to do the 104 at the beginning of the next season....
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 08-18-2010
Replies: 35
Views: 4,275
Posted By Gusnyc
Thanks for the fast answers! I have to...

Thanks for the fast answers!

I have to confess that I have almost not experience, but I am not planning to single handle the boat at the beginning, 99% of the time I will be sailing with my other...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 08-18-2010
Replies: 35
Views: 4,275
Posted By Gusnyc
Singlehandling a Beneteau 40?

Hi Everybody! This is my first posting in Salinet. I am new to the website and to the world of sailing. I am glad I found this place. It is a great source of information.

I've been looking to buy...
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