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Search: Posts Made By: Tempest
Forum: Seamanship & Navigation 1 Week Ago
Replies: 20
Views: 998
Posted By Tempest
Re: Logging sea time (Captains-your input please!)

Yes, you just submit a sea service form. and proof of ownership of a vessel.
If you haven't owned the vessel for the entire period of time you are submitting you're going to have to get the...
Forum: Caribbean Islands 04-04-2015
Replies: 13
Views: 573
Posted By Tempest
Re: itinerary tips for shorthanded bareboat out of BVI

I've never been there in April, so I don't know how crowded it is at this time of year.

You have about 12 to 13 hours of Daylight. I always liked to get going early make coffee and breakfast...
Forum: Caribbean Islands 03-30-2015
Replies: 13
Views: 573
Posted By Tempest
Re: itinerary tips for shorthanded bareboat out of BVI

You can also pick up a mooring ball at the baths and take the dinghy to get closer. There's a dinghy mooring area. Last time there we swam to shore. Either way, not to be missed. A hike to the...
Forum: Electronics 03-22-2015
Replies: 5
Views: 411
Posted By Tempest
Re: Harbor 25 - where to mount a chartplotter

Other than a swing arm from inside, or a bulkhead mount, if you look at the 1st page of the owners page above one owner mounted his compass, handheld radio and gps to a board that fit in his...
Forum: US Northeast 03-15-2015
Replies: 45
Views: 1,413
Posted By Tempest
Re: NY/CT/LIS Boatyard & Marina help?

Scallywag,

Sailing on the Lower Hudson can be a lot of fun. It does require one to pay attention to the tides and currents and there's a lot of traffic to contend with. Yes, if you time it...
Forum: US Northeast 03-15-2015
Replies: 45
Views: 1,413
Posted By Tempest
Re: NY/CT/LIS Boatyard & Marina help?

Lockwood Boat Works in Morgan N.J. can do the work for you. There's a train station in South Amboy, a pretty short cab ride away. They have the best chandlery around.

For the slip, I'd try the...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 03-12-2015
Replies: 12
Views: 421
Posted By Tempest
Re: anyone a surveyor in NJ? or can recommend

It sounds like you have an insurance quote that you like from Geico and you need an insurance survey. If Geico hasn't provided you a list of their approved surveyors, I would go through the list of...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 03-04-2015
Replies: 20
Views: 1,380
Posted By Tempest
Re: PFD Flotation vs Body Weight

The average person needs only about 7 to 12 lbs. of extra Buoyancy. 26 lbs. of buoyancy should be plenty for your friend. Leg straps would be a good addition for your inflatable.

a plan for...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 02-03-2015
Replies: 20
Views: 1,425
Posted By Tempest
Re: South New Jersey Liveaboards!?

I don't know about South Jersey. Here in the north, Hurricane Sandy revealed some interesting things that caused a lot of headaches for many marinas owners and towns.

There were a fair number of...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 01-26-2015
Replies: 24
Views: 3,167
Posted By Tempest
Re: What Questions Would You Want Answered?

I'd be interested in Tips and Tricks for clearing into various ports and the Paperwork/Protocols/Fees involved in each... if they vary. eg. Does the entire crew present themselves in port A, but...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 11-28-2014
Replies: 5
Views: 619
Posted By Tempest
Re: Rebuilding an Edson steering system. Looking for homebrew solutions

Compass Cylinder [856WH-345] - $73.00 : Edson Marine Store (http://www.edsonmarine.com/marinestore/index.php?main_page=product_info&cPath=228&products_id=499)

It this the part? $73.00 It's...
Forum: Electronics 10-19-2014
Replies: 13
Views: 750
Posted By Tempest
Re: How should True Wind be determined?

I came across this article: Establishing more truth in true winds (http://coaps.fsu.edu/woce/truewind/paper/)

It appears that the definitions have been a challenge to nail down for some time...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 10-18-2014
Replies: 42
Views: 2,848
Posted By Tempest
Re: Problem Turning Windward

I was thinking that the boom seemed pretty high and perhaps it's a downhaul issue.

In either case the luff definitely needs adjusting.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 10-18-2014
Replies: 42
Views: 2,848
Posted By Tempest
Re: Problem Turning Windward

Charrob,

Your red circle IS the Genoa/jib fairlead. It can be moved forward or aft along the track depending upon how much sail you have out in order to achieve the correct angle.
Aft for a full...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 10-18-2014
Replies: 42
Views: 2,848
Posted By Tempest
Re: Problem Turning Windward

Charrob,

I've only read parts of the whole thread, so I apologize if this has been mentioned.

Looking at your video, you have a number of issues with your running rigging that need correcting....
Forum: Learning to Sail 10-04-2014
Replies: 36
Views: 1,961
Posted By Tempest
Re: Tempest Jackdale last question

Mr A, final note..

The middle line in this photo...from your fix to your destination is your distance.. Measure it.

Then draw a line from the end of your course line.. the line that...
Forum: Learning to Sail 10-04-2014
Replies: 36
Views: 1,961
Posted By Tempest
Re: Tempest Jackdale last question

Got it, See it, So using a SOG determined prior to the fix and course adjustment is going to generate an error. Makes perfect sense. Thanks for playing.
Forum: Learning to Sail 10-04-2014
Replies: 36
Views: 1,961
Posted By Tempest
Re: Tempest Jackdale last question

no, I don't think so. Your speed made good..is not 6 kn. Though the timing might be close...you haven't determined your distance to destination and actual speed over ground.

The distance...
Forum: Chartering 10-04-2014
Replies: 12
Views: 1,438
Posted By Tempest
Re: Online Captains License or class room?

LT. Considering your future goals, I believe a classroom course could also give you an opportunity to network and make new contacts.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 10-02-2014
Replies: 9
Views: 623
Posted By Tempest
Re: Garmin 541s Broken Coupler/Pins!

I'd call Garmin.. I misplaced the thumbscrew on my 546 that attaches the bracket to the swivel arm on the binnacle. Garmin sent me whole new bracket and a thumbscrew no questions asked. Free of...
Forum: Learning to Sail 09-29-2014
Replies: 37
Views: 3,991
Posted By Tempest
Re: need help my brain is toast

I had to put my reading glasses on..for this
Forum: Learning to Sail 09-29-2014
Replies: 37
Views: 3,991
Posted By Tempest
Re: need help my brain is toast

3 W is correct...the line is 003 deg.. not 359
Forum: Learning to Sail 09-29-2014
Replies: 37
Views: 3,991
Posted By Tempest
Re: need help my brain is toast

Jack Lat I get 41.25.3 Lon is the same.... with a pair of triangles, on my living room floor.

I can't fiddle with it any more tonight..have other work to do... OP should have his training...
Forum: Learning to Sail 09-29-2014
Replies: 37
Views: 3,991
Posted By Tempest
Re: need help my brain is toast

Agree with Jack...I don't see how you determine the deviation without a chart and a known range bearing. (my chart also shows a monument and a windmill not a lookout tower)

Edit. I just found...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 09-28-2014
Replies: 29
Views: 2,438
Posted By Tempest
Re: Funding retirement boat

I would never suggest that someone take the entire proceeds from the sale of their home and use it to purchase a large boat. I was thinking along the lines of a typical scenario that plays out...
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