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Search: Posts Made By: fstuart
Forum: Seamanship & Navigation 03-19-2014
Replies: 569
Views: 134,915
Posted By fstuart
Re: What's your biggest bonehead move sailing?

I have had so many. Sailing off the dock with the Electric cord still plugged in Never did that had friends that did. For me probably going along with an anchor in very large high tide water set to...
Forum: Seamanship & Navigation 03-19-2014
Replies: 5
Views: 392
Posted By fstuart
Re: B&G T7 for Newport 30

"A measure of speed towards a specific Mark or target, gives actual progress towards a specific point on a course. Often referred to as "VMG to Waypoint". If you see "VMG" on a GPS unit, it is...
Forum: Seamanship & Navigation 03-19-2014
Replies: 5
Views: 392
Posted By fstuart
Re: B&G T7 for Newport 30

I did find a definition for VMC = Velocity Made good for Course. I had never heard it before nor had any one else I talked to It sounds like they made it up. VMG=VMC WTF just something new to...
Forum: Seamanship & Navigation 03-17-2014
Replies: 5
Views: 392
Posted By fstuart
B&G T7 for Newport 30

I just bought a new Nav system B&G T7 touch. It is very nice and per the manual it will do about everything. BUT how do I get familiar with it. The learning curve is very steep. I have been out a...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 03-17-2014
Replies: 15
Views: 1,105
Posted By fstuart
Re: Buccaneer 18 vs. Coronado C-15 [Catalina]

I had a c-15 for wife and I was a great boat but not without draw backs I raced in a local fleet which was why I choose it. It is not a socializing boat. We enjoyed our summer snow but we raced it...
Forum: Electronics 10-19-2013
Replies: 7
Views: 491
Posted By fstuart
Re: X-5 Smart Pilot

finally got the Ray Marine X-5 Smart wheel Pilot with the slipping clutch back It took a little more than a month. I was not very happy for what they said was a quick 72 or 48 hr warranty turn...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 10-19-2013
Replies: 29
Views: 1,996
Posted By fstuart
Re: Replacing Inboard with Outboard

put a 9.9 Tohatsu on a Cal 27 and a friend did it on a Catalina 27 both had electric start and his even had an hydraulic lift. the Cal originally had a diesel inboard the was a rust block.
Forum: Electronics 08-28-2013
Replies: 7
Views: 491
Posted By fstuart
Re: X-5 Smart Pilot

thats good to here I just sent it in today I'll miss it over this long weekend
Forum: Electronics 08-27-2013
Replies: 7
Views: 491
Posted By fstuart
X-5 Smart Pilot

I have a Ray Marine X-5 Smart wheel Pilot. The clutch is disengaging. I tried tightening per the manual but it made the wheel very difficult to move whihc the manual warned about.
Has anyone else...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 10-16-2012
Replies: 28
Views: 7,692
Posted By fstuart
Re: Morgan 30/2, C&C 30, Newport 30 Mark III

I upgraded from a CAl 2-27 to a Newport 30. I like the Newport better but the Cal was a drier boat and certainly as solid It never slammed a wave and the Newport has but I like the Newport better,...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 10-16-2012
Replies: 37
Views: 19,123
Posted By fstuart
Re: Woud YOU take a Newport 30 offshore?

I have a 1976 Mk II and it is a great boat for So Cal Catilna etc. I have had it in some mid 20's wind and it did fine but reef early The T pac not me but i could see the boat doing it certainly Cabo...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 08-26-2012
Replies: 50
Views: 21,093
Posted By fstuart
Re: Smart Pilot Raymarine X5 Wheel Pilot

i just bought the SPX-5 P70, yesterday, haven't installed it yet They say it is easy but I am a little timid with elec work especially since my boat is old and there's a ratnest of wires. I guess...
Forum: Newport 08-15-2012
Replies: 6
Views: 1,647
Posted By fstuart
Re: Need Newport 30 MKII fuel tank dimensions/pics

I have a MKII 76 vintage mine is located under the quarter birth starbrd side. I replaced it with a20 gal tank on the port side in the lazarette. the original still sits there, taking up space.
Forum: SailNet FAQ 12-01-2011
Replies: 1
Views: 689
Posted By fstuart
rub rail replacement

I need to glue my rub rails back on they remove real easy to easy. So I took them off and clean them and the deck hull seem and now have to glue them back on What glue will do the trick so the don't...
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