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Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 62
Views: 2,386
Posted By Tim R.
An opportunity came up in June to purchase some...

An opportunity came up in June to purchase some land that a friend is selling. We decided to downsize and build our dream home.

We fully expected to keep the Caliber and go off cruising again...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 62
Views: 2,386
Posted By Tim R.
David, the PHRF for a Caliber 40 is around 141. ...

David, the PHRF for a Caliber 40 is around 141. We have raced ours and was competitive against C and C 35 and Ericson 34. Even did well in light wind. BTW, ours is very well equipped and ready to...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   07-13-2015
Replies: 20
Views: 3,420
Posted By Tim R.
thanks Ed. We take pride in our boats and how we...

thanks Ed. We take pride in our boats and how we maintain them.
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   07-10-2015
Replies: 20
Views: 3,420
Posted By Tim R.
Re: Amazing Boat For The Right Buyer

Well, my wife and I are back from cruising and it is time to downgrade to a smaller boat. So we are reluctantly selling our 1997 Caliber 40LRC. It has received the same care and attention as our...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   04-23-2015
Replies: 7
Views: 652
Posted By Tim R.
We crossed in January with a norther. 10-12kts...

We crossed in January with a norther. 10-12kts and we had a great sail across from No Name to Bimini. We returned on a southwestely and crossed from bimini to Lake Worth over 80 miles in less than...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   10-27-2014
Replies: 13
Views: 936
Posted By Tim R.
Actually in Cataumet now Ed. The canal did not...

Actually in Cataumet now Ed. The canal did not turn until 12:30ish and they also had a closing that delayed us. Will keep an eye out for Nomad. Too bad she is not near me. I did tHe damper plate...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   10-26-2014
Replies: 13
Views: 936
Posted By Tim R.
Cool. We do have a blog emailer so you can...

Cool. We do have a blog emailer so you can register to get updates by email. Will probably go off shore for Jersey coast to Cape May and then up the Delaware to the C&D canal.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   10-26-2014
Replies: 13
Views: 936
Posted By Tim R.
Our schedule is dictated mostly by weather. ...

Our schedule is dictated mostly by weather. Where and when we go next is usually a last minute decision. We have no set time to reach any destination. We may not even make it to the Bahamas this...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   10-26-2014
Replies: 13
Views: 936
Posted By Tim R.
Heading South

We have completed our summer cruise of Nova Scotia and Maine. On Saturday we left Potland to start our trip south to the Bahamas. We will be hugging the east coast and transiting the ICW. See our...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   08-01-2014
Replies: 24
Views: 2,012
Posted By Tim R.
The boat was purchased new as you see it. The...

The boat was purchased new as you see it. The builder did this.

And there are lots of boat owners out there that would not consider this a problem. My FIL has his yard do all his maintenance. ...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   08-01-2014
Replies: 24
Views: 2,012
Posted By Tim R.
More info provided by father in law. Appr. 1"...

More info provided by father in law. Appr. 1" hose attached to a seacockt running vertical in engine compartment. Open end attached to bulkhead in engine compartment. Hose is clear reinforced hose...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   07-25-2014
Replies: 24
Views: 2,012
Posted By Tim R.
Boat almost sunk, not mine

My father in law was sailing his Etap 39 on Tuesday. When he arrived that day he noticed more water in the bilges than usual. He had previously changed out the speed transducer for the...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   07-13-2014
Replies: 72
  Arthur
Views: 4,679
Posted By Tim R.
Jon, Gorgeous Girl was in Yankee cove with us...

Jon, Gorgeous Girl was in Yankee cove with us last night and here at the Lions club today. We did speak with them briefly last night.

Hope to see you sometime. Enjoy your cruise.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   07-13-2014
Replies: 72
  Arthur
Views: 4,679
Posted By Tim R.
We are sitting at the Lions club right now but...

We are sitting at the Lions club right now but plan to sail the lakes for a few weeks. No set plans. We do not need to be back in Portland until October. After the lakes we will probably slowly...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   07-13-2014
Replies: 72
  Arthur
Views: 4,679
Posted By Tim R.
We are right behind you Jon. Heading for St....

We are right behind you Jon. Heading for St. Peter's today. Spent the night at Yankee cove in Whitehead.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   07-05-2014
Replies: 72
  Arthur
Views: 4,679
Posted By Tim R.
The boat was riding nicely. Only about 100yds...

The boat was riding nicely. Only about 100yds fetch so very calm but gusts were high as the shoreline is a hillside that creates Katabatic winds. Boat was sailing at anchor and healing quite a bit...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   07-05-2014
Replies: 72
  Arthur
Views: 4,679
Posted By Tim R.
It is here now. Prepped the boat yesterday and...

It is here now. Prepped the boat yesterday and checked into a hotel last night. Walking the dog this morning and the winds are gusting near 50 in the city. Going down to check on the boat shortly....
Forum: Electronics   07-04-2014
Replies: 12
Views: 1,002
Posted By Tim R.
We recently swapped out our 110v Phillips for a...

We recently swapped out our 110v Phillips for a 12v Supersonic 24". It has a great picture but the sound is horrible. We use a BT speaker that also has an aux input from the TV. Much better sound...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   07-03-2014
Replies: 72
  Arthur
Views: 4,679
Posted By Tim R.
Jim, we are around the corner from you at Armdale...

Jim, we are around the corner from you at Armdale on a mooring. We plan to do our prep tomorrow. May be sleeping in a hotel Saturday night and hoping for the best.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   07-01-2014
Replies: 17
Views: 642
Posted By Tim R.
Sitting in the NW arm in Halifax right now...

Sitting in the NW arm in Halifax right now waiting for some guests to arrive. Fireworks start at 10.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   06-26-2014
Replies: 41
Views: 2,258
Posted By Tim R.
We are out cruising and we try to sail everywhere...

We are out cruising and we try to sail everywhere we can. I got into cruising because I am a sailor. As for cheap way to travel, we are living on under $3,000 a month and are very comfortable. We...
Forum: Electronics   06-10-2014
Replies: 13
Views: 954
Posted By Tim R.
Would love to see some side by side real time...

Would love to see some side by side real time comparisons between splitter and non splitter AIS reception and VHF radio performance.

My AIS transceiver w/splitter has picked up signals as far as...
Forum: Electronics   06-08-2014
Replies: 13
Views: 954
Posted By Tim R.
Speed should be 38,400. Could it also be that...

Speed should be 38,400. Could it also be that there simply are no AIS targets in range? How are you connecting to a VHF antenna? Are you using a splitter or a dedicated antenna? Some splitters...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   06-08-2014
Replies: 8
Views: 962
Posted By Tim R.
We lived aboard in Maine since 2010 and loved it....

We lived aboard in Maine since 2010 and loved it. We are now cruising full time and exploring Nova Scotia.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   06-07-2014
Replies: 8
Views: 670
Posted By Tim R.
Good on you. Our dog has strict rules about...

Good on you. Our dog has strict rules about where he can go when underway and he has a bright green life jacket with lifting handle built in.
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