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Search: Posts Made By: FarCry
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 3 Days Ago
Replies: 20
Views: 1,795
Posted By FarCry
Re: Purchasing Soon (hopefully)!

Congratulations!! Glad to hear all worked well on your initial time on the boat. Hopefully you will get years of enjoyment out your BC31 like I did mine.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 6 Days Ago
Replies: 10
Views: 630
Posted By FarCry
Re: Boom brake advice

There was a Dutchman installed on my main when I bought the boat. It worked well but I grew tired of having lines in the way. I removed it and have only had one accidental jibe since (when I wasn't...
Forum: Pacific Seacraft 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 5
Views: 478
Posted By FarCry
Re: Cabinet latches

Not to rebuild but for $5 I replace mine as they start to fail. Caribbean's Leading Chandlery - Budget Marine...
Forum: Chartering 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 9
Views: 973
Posted By FarCry
Re: Tips for not getting cheated on fuel when chartering.

Huh? So let's say 100 gallons are needed and the evil charter company marks up fuel by $3/gallon. They have to pay somebody to fuel the boat so maybe they make $280. Is that a good amount off of a...
Forum: Diesel 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 12
Views: 588
Posted By FarCry
Re: Yanmar 2QM15 Cooling Maintenance

When I first replaced the zincs on my 2qm I couldn't believe how much crud, scale, zinc pieces etc were in there. I don't recall having too much trouble getting the large square head nut loose on...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 1
Views: 792
Posted By FarCry
USCG Cutter sinks Sea Shepherd

That title will draw some attention.:eek:

Here is a link to the story of the USCG Cutter Key Largo hitting and sinking the 42' fishing vessel, Sea Shepherd, between St Thomas and Puerto Rico. Boat...
Forum: Diesel 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 2
Views: 340
Posted By FarCry
Re: Yanmar 2QM15 Parts Manual

You mean like this? http://www.lsm-diesel.dk/2012/yanmar/pdf/motordele_2qm15.pdf
Forum: Diesel 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 12
Views: 588
Posted By FarCry
Re: Yanmar 2QM15 Cooling Maintenance

When was the last time you replaced the two zincs in the block? If they are very worn they can fall off the stud and pieces could migrate into your cooling system. I don't have a manual in front of...
Forum: Chartering 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 2
Views: 647
Posted By FarCry
Re: 5 months charter Caribbean

You might try these guys. Seabbatical Long Term Bareboat Yacht Charter - BVI Bareboat Charters (http://longtermcharters.com/)
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 19
Views: 1,148
Posted By FarCry
Re: Short tacking to windward is sailings heavy lifting.

If I'm not in a big hurry I love to tack upwind since I bought this boat. Then again is not a conventional sloop with jib sheets to mess with every time I feel like tacking. There truly is freedom...
Forum: Chartering 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 7
Views: 799
Posted By FarCry
Re: BVI May 2015

Two top don't miss spots? That depends on a lot of things. What is your group into? Do they like to party? If so then the Willy T in the Bight at Norman and the Soggy Dollar/Foxy's on Jost Van...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 09-19-2014
Replies: 10
Views: 605
Posted By FarCry
Re: Bigger is better & faster?

Yes they could easily pass you at twice your speed with the same wind. Read about Steve Dashew's Deerfoot designs or the Maltese Falcon.

I crewed on a Santa Cruz 70' and recorded nearly 14kts...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 09-18-2014
Replies: 6
Views: 432
Posted By FarCry
Re: Any info on crewed charters

I will address your post based on the USVI/BVI area. March is the peak of charter and tourist season. Airline and boat prices will be at their highest, anchorages will be their busiest and actual...
Forum: Diesel 09-18-2014
Replies: 7
Views: 534
Posted By FarCry
Re: Yanmar Exhaust Elbow

Welcome to Sailnet.

Did you try a metal fabricator like these guys? Diesel Exhaust Risers & Elbows | (http://www.stainlessmarine.com/?page_id=1502) or these guys...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 09-17-2014
Replies: 8
Views: 934
Posted By FarCry
Re: Buying a boat in the Caribbean issues!

Sort of confused by your post. You start with a quote and then never close the quotes. What I can answer is that there isn't a way to register your boat in St John, which is just one of the three...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 09-14-2014
Replies: 20
Views: 1,795
Posted By FarCry
Forum: Electrical Systems 09-09-2014
Replies: 11
Views: 836
Posted By FarCry
Re: mystery object, anyone know what this is?

I thought it was a fluxgate capacitor controlling the dilithium crystals potted in white unobtanium. But I could be wrong.:D
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 09-04-2014
Replies: 7
Views: 459
Posted By FarCry
Re: new bottom paint

Just under $1000 + paint and supplies.
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 09-04-2014
Replies: 8
Views: 638
Posted By FarCry
Re: Freedom 39, what's the story?

Interesting, I seemed to recall reading there were only 26 44' boats made. I hadn't really done any research on them but there is a very low hull number at my marina with aluminum masts. The owner...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 09-04-2014
Replies: 29
Views: 3,126
Posted By FarCry
Re: California to the Virgins

Nice footage. Love the dog shooting up the ladder!!
Forum: Chartering 09-04-2014
Replies: 31
Views: 1,730
Posted By FarCry
Re: Starting from Scratch, want to bareboat in BVI in the spring...need advice

Sound advice that I wish more would follow. I must admit when somebody on a forum with low experience insists on not using a captain, I do suggest contacting the easygoing folks under the TUI...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 09-04-2014
Replies: 8
Views: 638
Posted By FarCry
Re: Freedom 39, what's the story?

TQA I wasn't aware that "quite a number" of 44s had lost their masts. Were those the aluminum ones?
Forum: Chartering 09-03-2014
Replies: 31
Views: 1,730
Posted By FarCry
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 09-02-2014
Replies: 20
Views: 1,795
Posted By FarCry
Re: Purchasing Soon (hopefully)!

Do you mean the solenoid on the starter?
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 09-02-2014
Replies: 126
Views: 5,943
Posted By FarCry
Re: Boat brands to stick with for ocean rough seas?

There are some fast 26' boats so why not a 28?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=R7mYTOnOs3Y
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