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Search: Posts Made By: walterzoy
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 03-06-2013
Replies: 15
Views: 1,957
Posted By walterzoy
Re: Micron CSC vs Micron Extra --- Mid-Chesapeake

I use Blue Water ablative 45% copper and get one year of a very clean bottom, no paint build up to sand and only pay $120.00 per gallon at Old Bay Marina on Old Road Bay off of the Patapsco. Blue...
Forum: Chesapeake Bay 10-31-2012
Replies: 4
Views: 1,133
Posted By walterzoy
Re: Winter storage Annapolis area

I agree with Chef2Sail, the Old Road Bay marinas have great deals and pricing on Winter Hauling and land storage. Young's is only $22.00 per foot round trip and Old Bay Marina is $25.00 per foot for...
Forum: Chesapeake / Central US east coast 02-08-2012
Replies: 8
Views: 2,065
Posted By walterzoy
Every Spring we compare marina rates all over the...

Every Spring we compare marina rates all over the Bay, and in the Fall - we compare Winter haul-out & land storage rates. I am happy at the entrance to the Patapsco, close to get out on the Bay...
Forum: Chesapeake / Central US east coast 02-08-2012
Replies: 8
Views: 2,065
Posted By walterzoy
Every Spring we compare marina rates all over the...

Every Spring we compare marina rates all over the Bay, and in the Fall - we compare Winter haul-out & land storage rates. I am happy at the entrance to the Patapsco, close to get out on the Bay...
Forum: Chesapeake / Central US east coast 02-08-2012
Replies: 8
Views: 2,065
Posted By walterzoy
Marina Rates on Chesapeake Bay for 2012

It is that time of the year on the Chesapeake Bay when many of the marinas send out their yearly slip contract renewals.

It would be interesting if folks would post what the tariff is at their...
Forum: Chesapeake / Central US east coast 10-07-2011
Replies: 0
Views: 1,600
Posted By walterzoy
WINTER Haul Out & Land Storage Rates on Chesapeake Bay

Here are some prices (call the marinas to confirm your rate) for Winter Haul & Storage for my 30' Catalina from three yards from the south to the north who do a great job hauling and & blocking...
Forum: Chesapeake Bay 06-16-2011
Replies: 19
Views: 10,661
Posted By walterzoy
Prop Speed Keeping Prop Clean on Chesapeake Bay!

Just did a quick haul to clear a crab trap float wrapped around my prop.

The good news is that my Prop and shaft is free of barnacles and sea growth!!

My marina supplies the Prop Speed for free...
Forum: Chesapeake Bay 01-23-2011
Replies: 14
Views: 9,673
Posted By walterzoy
Marinas on Chesapeake lowering slip rates due to bad ecomony!!!

It is that time of the year again – time to renew my annual slip rental.

The good news is that after checking the prices of marinas (slips) in the mid to upper Chesapeake Bay –slip rates have...
Forum: Living Aboard 01-15-2011
Replies: 25
Views: 3,900
Posted By walterzoy
Live-aboard friendly Marina Baltimore $2,400 Chesapeake Bay

I like having a few live-aboards at the marina where I keep my boat. If I forget to close a hatch or the wind comes up, I do not have to drive down to Baltimore from my home in York PA. I call one...
Forum: Chesapeake Bay 12-07-2010
Replies: 11
Views: 2,103
Posted By walterzoy
Prop Shop - Best on East Coast

My marina uses Millers Island Propeller - They are a wholesale prop shop for the marinas and boatyards, but will do prop work for anyone who walks in, but it is pricey.

My marina gives a big...
Forum: Chesapeake Bay 12-07-2010
Replies: 22
Views: 3,464
Posted By walterzoy
Winter Storage - Cold causing freezing engine and waterlines!

Well it has been blowing 30 MPH for the last couple of days and no sign of letting up. With the temps in the mid 20's at night, I am glad that I got anti-freeze in the engine and fresh water supply...
Forum: Chesapeake Bay 11-17-2010
Replies: 19
Views: 10,661
Posted By walterzoy
Prop Speed Prop Anti-fouling update report

I have been watching the boats coming out at Old Bay Marina for winter storage and the boats that they put Prop Speed on all have barnacle free props!! Many of the boats have badly fouled hulls...
Forum: Chesapeake Bay 10-28-2010
Replies: 19
Views: 10,661
Posted By walterzoy
PropSpeed Propellor anti-fouling coating

Everyone says that PropSpeed anti-fouling for props and shafts is the best product to keep your propellor clean for up to one year or more.

The marina where I haul out my boat (just outside of...
Forum: Chesapeake Bay 10-24-2010
Replies: 22
Views: 3,464
Posted By walterzoy
PropSpeed free with Winter Haulout

Well it looks like the winter storage shootout of Chesapeake Bay is really paying off!

I just made my mind up to sign up for winter storage at a Baltimore area marina when they offered me a free...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 10-24-2010
Replies: 7
Views: 2,219
Posted By walterzoy
PropSpeed

Thanks everyone for the help with my Propspeed question.

Is the Pettit paint nothing more than old fashioned “Cold Galvanizing” zinc-rich paint?

If so, you can buy zinc spray paint at Walmart,...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 10-24-2010
Replies: 7
Views: 2,219
Posted By walterzoy
Prop Speed Propeller treatment question

Has anyone used Prop Speed propeller treatment to keep barnacles off of the prop and shaft? Nothing seems to keep my prop clean and free of marine growth. Does this stuff really work? It is VERY...
Forum: Electrical Systems 10-07-2010
Replies: 18
Views: 2,223
Posted By walterzoy
I agre, not bond thru-hulls etc.

I agree with those on the board who recommend against bonding thru hulls - you are asking for trouble - keep them isolated by not running a wire them that could let a fault eat them up without you...
Forum: Chesapeake Bay 04-10-2010
Replies: 194
Views: 10,726
Posted By walterzoy
Maryland Yacht Club's cove? Great Idea!

Dave - your club is one of the best yacht clubs on the bay. We like to anchor just in front of the club's docks. Very protected from the winds that always seem to blow down the Patapsco River.
...
Forum: Chesapeake Bay 04-10-2010
Replies: 13
Views: 3,931
Posted By walterzoy
Deep Water difficult to find on the Chesapeake

6 draft feet seems to be the average controlling depth on the Chesapeake when you need to go up a creek or river.

Sure the main body of the Bay is fine for your 7.5' draft - the problem is when...
Forum: Chesapeake Bay 04-10-2010
Replies: 37
Views: 9,390
Posted By walterzoy
Quick Haul Costs on Chesapeake Bay- Diver Woes

Be carefull of divers here on the Chesapeake Bay - In the summer you can only see a few inches in front of you because the bay water is so murky with algae. In San Fran Bay you can see a great...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 03-10-2010
Replies: 12
Views: 3,722
Posted By walterzoy
Bottom Paint Quotes for 2010 Why the BIG price difference?

Here is the latest and best price quote send to me for the Chesapeake Bay for the 2010.

I bought my Catalina in Annapolis and I am looking at the Magothy River, Bodkin Creek, or Rock Creek to dock...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 03-10-2010
Replies: 49
Views: 49,219
Posted By walterzoy
Boat Bottom Painting Prices Baltimore Chesapeake Bay

Thanks everyone for helping find the best boat bottom painting prices for labor, boat haul out and bottom paint.

I received many replies and I am going with Old Bay Marina on the Patapsco River...
Forum: Chesapeake Bay 03-05-2010
Replies: 37
Views: 9,390
Posted By walterzoy
Bottom Painting advice and costs for Chesapeake Bay

Hello, I have a Catalina 30 with many years of old bottom paint. I would like to have her bottom painted this spring.

What is the best paint to use in the Chesapeake Bay?

I heard that the...
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