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Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   02-14-2014
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Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   02-07-2014
Replies: 16
Views: 1,569
Posted By boknows
Re: Real Life Coastal Cruising - First Time - Bent Rudder

Seatow brought us thru between st george and little st georgia to apalachicola. From apalachicola we went down that narrow channel all the way by Dog Island. Btw,... Harry from apalachicola is a...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   02-07-2014
Replies: 16
Views: 1,569
Posted By boknows
Re: Real Life Coastal Cruising - First Time - Bent Rudder

We got towed thru the pass between St George and little st Georgia. Was supposed to be only 5 ft deep but seatow got us thru. We draw 5.5 ft. We were towed to apalachicola.

We looked to be 3...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   02-07-2014
Replies: 16
Views: 1,569
Posted By boknows
Real Life Coastal Cruising - First Time - Bent Rudder

Howdy all at Sailnet. I figured I would post a quick blog about a trip my wife an I just took on our 45 Coronado. We are very new to coastal cruising. Our plan was to travel down the west coast...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   01-19-2014
Replies: 4
Views: 1,066
Posted By boknows
generator help fuel problem

I have a newer nexr generation 5500 kw generator with a fuel filter on the motor, which is a kaboda diesel, and one on the boat. it runs for a few minutes then cuts off. I check each fuel filter...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   01-13-2014
Replies: 11
Views: 810
Posted By boknows
Re: airmar thru hull transducer on pole

I'm gonna give it a try. I'll keep you informed
Forum: Learning to Sail   01-13-2014
Replies: 20
Views: 2,469
Posted By boknows
Re: learning about waves...

Blowinstink... wow what a great answer
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   01-13-2014
Replies: 11
Views: 810
Posted By boknows
Re: airmar thru hull transducer on pole

seems like my hull is to thick. My electronics guy says it won't work. Hull to thick I guess. It's a 45 ft coronado.
Forum: Learning to Sail   01-12-2014
Replies: 20
Views: 2,469
Posted By boknows
learning about waves...

My wife and I are leaving for two week sailing trip. All coastal cruising. We have a coronado 45. I am wondering what size waves should I consider to rough. I've only been in 4 to 6 ft waves. We...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   01-12-2014
Replies: 11
Views: 810
Posted By boknows
airmar thru hull transducer on pole

I was wondering is it possible to hang a airmar transducer off a pole of the back of the boat even though it is a thru hull. I'm going on a voyage for two weeks and I need a quick fix.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   01-10-2014
Replies: 58
Views: 3,106
Posted By boknows
Re: New Years Resolutions: Sailing-Related Goals for 2014

Mine is to spend two weeks sailing the western florida coast. We are leaving next friday. :)

Then to sail to the bahamas late 2014
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   01-04-2014
Replies: 10
Views: 933
Posted By boknows
Re: Nervous about Trip - Virgin

Thanks. I book marked the site
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   01-04-2014
Replies: 10
Views: 933
Posted By boknows
Re: Nervous about Trip - Virgin

I didn't think about calling on a cell phone. Hmmmmmm Im not too good on the radio.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   01-03-2014
Replies: 10
Views: 933
Posted By boknows
Nervous about Trip - Virgin

I am going from Panama City Florida down South somewhere for two weeks starting Jan 17th. No real destination. Just a day by day trip. I have sailed the same ol area over and over and am not...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   01-03-2014
Replies: 1,090
Views: 279,554
Posted By boknows
Re: Lets get some good sunrise/sunset pictures....

My wife and I in Panama City Florida in December. We also made a video of it on youtube.

Sailing In Panama City Florida in December 2013 - YouTube
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   01-03-2014
Replies: 6,762
Views: 1,928,843
Posted By boknows
Re: Interesting Sailboats

Really great boat I saw in Panama City Florida
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   12-30-2013
Replies: 44
Views: 3,459
Posted By boknows
Re: What would you do? Caught off guard by storm on the Chesapeake

Well thought out. Fear will kill you. Its just a waste of energy....
Forum: Florida - Western   12-30-2013
Replies: 11
Views: 1,400
Posted By boknows
Re: vacation help... panama city fl to key west fl

Any other ideas on where we can stop
Forum: Florida - Western   12-29-2013
Replies: 11
Views: 1,400
Posted By boknows
Re: vacation help... panama city fl to key west fl

Great Idea. I think we can make it that far. Do you know if you can get in the water with them or not? Just curious,
Forum: Florida - Western   12-27-2013
Replies: 11
Views: 1,400
Posted By boknows
Re: vacation help... panama city fl to key west fl

Ok I couldnt tell from the chart. May have to find a taxi from dock. Wife wants to see manates
Forum: Florida - Western   12-10-2013
Replies: 11
Views: 1,400
Posted By boknows
Re: vacation help... panama city fl to key west fl

We arent fixed on actually making it to the keys. Just that direction. Its funny cause my wife and I were. Just talking about that and it reminded me to check the post. One place we wanna stop is...
Forum: Florida - Western   12-09-2013
Replies: 11
Views: 1,400
Posted By boknows
vacation help... panama city fl to key west fl

My wife and I are doing 2 weeks on the coast from panama city fl to keys and back. Need my fellow sailors to give me ideas of neat places to stop along the way. Any help will be much appreciated
Forum: Introduce Yourself   12-08-2013
Replies: 1
Views: 279
Posted By boknows
sailing in panama city

Howdy. I made this video so i can watch it when I'm at home so i can get the same feeling as sailing.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Bqr7wLMEgQg&feature=youtube_gdata_player
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   12-05-2013
Replies: 1,090
Views: 279,554
Posted By boknows
panama city 12-4-13

My wife and I in panama city in the pass out of the chanel fishing
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   11-24-2013
Replies: 2
Views: 419
Posted By boknows
Re: Looking for videos

Will do thanks
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