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Search: Posts Made By: justified
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 5
Views: 319
Posted By justified
Re: transducer borken?

What was in the tube last yr for a fluid? and it work then, correct? When i use to have shoot thru the hull setup i always used mineral oil as a medium to shoot thru always worked.
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 20
Views: 1,212
Posted By justified
Re: Long Island (and slightly east) anchorages


Just did a check on ports of entry near cape cod canal: New Bedford is the first that you would come to after you go thru thru channel.

New Bedford 37 Second Street
New Bedford, MA...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 14
Views: 670
Posted By justified
Re: Finally some footage of me sailing

Nice video also nice to see everyone clipped in!!!

Can't wait for first race here - Stamford, ct /Block Island 184nm non stop. And it's my birthday weekend:) 5/22-24
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 20
Views: 1,212
Posted By justified
Re: Long Island (and slightly east) anchorages

North Cove just up the Ct river at Old saybrook is always nice. Free moorings ( ones with yellow steamer on )for up to 72hrs. North cove yatch club is there also. A little further up is Essex - just...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 04-01-2015
Replies: 16
Views: 1,350
Posted By justified
Re: Hit by Lightning??

Good to see that you are sill keeping tabs on us here, also I enjoy your web site, lots of good info.

My boat did get hit one time - Newport 28- while sitting at the dock. Luckily I was not...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 03-31-2015
Replies: 5
Views: 552
Posted By justified
Re: Radar Pole Mounting - in or out of the water

Remember unless you have a pivot on the head section to compensate for heal, the only time it will be level left to right is when you are sitting at the dock or on the hard, and you shouldn't need to...
Forum: Learning to Sail 03-17-2015
Replies: 7
Views: 669
Posted By justified
Re: Sailing clubs in CT / Long Island Sound

Check out Duck Island Yacht Club Westbrook.. They have a lot of racing going on and you can join as a social member without a boat..Duck Island Yacht Club - DIYC (
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 03-03-2015
Replies: 36
Views: 1,899
Posted By justified
Re: New 1984 oday 26 advice


OpenCpn is a free nav software for your pc and you down load the charts from NOAA for free. You can do your planning and course charting and then copy on to a Garmin gps. or use the pc with...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 03-03-2015
Replies: 36
Views: 1,899
Posted By justified
Re: New 1984 oday 26 advice

First off congrats on the new boat! She looks nice. I would agree that the area around the mast base looks ok......didn't you mention the owner had that repaired? Is there soft or spongy areas around...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 02-09-2015
Replies: 32
Views: 2,788
Posted By justified
Re: Jib sheet knot catching on stays...

+1 on letting the sail do the work, by letting it back wind a little before you release. The sail will come across nicely on its own and you will maintain speed in doing so. Also +1 on making one...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 01-26-2015
Replies: 26
Views: 1,861
Posted By justified
Re: Scum and Stain Removal from Hull

Lemon Juice! Its amazing
Forum: Crew Wanted/Available 01-23-2015
Replies: 5
Views: 1,004
Posted By justified
Re: Day sailing post Miami Boat show

I have a good friend down at Safe Harbor Marina on Stock Island. He is always looking for someone to go out with. He is on a Pearson 36. PM me you are gonna be in that area and I'll get you...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 01-16-2015
Replies: 13
Views: 1,104
Posted By justified
Re: whisker pole topping lift - to mast or cockpit?

Maybe it's just me, or is there a confusion of terms here? Are you talking about a topping lift on a spinnaker pole where it supports the pole in the middle or are you talking about an adjustable...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 01-04-2015
Replies: 30
Views: 1,804
Posted By justified
Re: Renaming Boat

IMHO - A good friend of mine whom I have been sailing with for about 14 yrs got his new boat 10 yrs ago and renamed it the night before we left Ct headed for Key West. (didn't do a de-naming/renaming...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 01-02-2015
Replies: 43
Views: 2,782
Posted By justified
Re: Where do you mount your chart plotter?

A friend of mine was faced with the question about a year ago........solution he made a half height companion board and mounted it on it. it is a little awkward to go below since you have to steep...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 10-30-2014
Replies: 193
Views: 11,804
Posted By justified
Re: What's your favorite sailing term? One word only, no explanations.



although the best listed yet is "Runforeveryone"
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 10-21-2014
Replies: 15
Views: 1,100
Posted By justified
Re: Spinlock Tether Recommendation

+1 on all above comments. Having a double bungee safety hook with quick release is the way to go.
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 09-22-2014
Replies: 120
Views: 10,902
Posted By justified
Re: Are we in over our heads?

SPLASH and GO! The hardest part of the trip as others have said is from NYC to the Chesapeake, from there on you can make it as hard or easy and enjoyable as you want. You will also have plenty of...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 09-20-2014
Replies: 41
Views: 1,920
Posted By justified
Re: Bermuda jumping off point

roughly within 50-100 nm the distance to Bermuda is the same whether you leave from Newport RI or from Charleston Sc. So I would probably think about Norfolk to Bermuda to Charleston then down...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 09-19-2014
Replies: 11
Views: 1,079
Posted By justified
Re: Mooring question

I would probably do it the way JKemp mentioned with one exception you will be adding additional scope and that could effect the swing in your mooring field, so just take that into...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 09-02-2014
Replies: 40
Views: 2,429
Posted By justified
Re: Ever had a MEDICAL EMERGENCY while at SEA?

This has been an interesting conversation, but I think it might have gotten a little side tracked. My first thought to answer the OP's original question would be to Hove-to and then announce on ch16...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 08-27-2014
Replies: 29
Views: 1,894
Posted By justified
Re: Worse than a garage... I may need help

What do we wanna see pics of his junk for............oh you mean pics of the boat. Just remember one mans junk is another mans treasure.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 08-21-2014
Replies: 21
Views: 1,557
Posted By justified
Re: Marine head won't pump

Sounds to me as you have a clog and my guess would be in the vent line. Check right at the fitting as it comes out of the tank. That seems to clog quickly esp. if you have had a lot of use and maybe...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 08-19-2014
Replies: 10
Views: 785
Posted By justified
Re: Fouled Fuel Tank

1. never use a pump that is not rated for moving fuel. Sparks can happen any time.
2. separate the vents. That could be a lot of your problems.
3 We did a major diesel tank cleaning a few...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 07-28-2014
Replies: 8
Views: 537
Posted By justified
Re: help needed in Lancaster PA

Not for nothing and just my .02 but make a weekend out of it with the family or your GF it's only an 8hr drive.
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