SailNet Community - Search Results

   Search Sailnet:

 forums  store  


Quick Menu
Forums           
Articles          
Galleries        
Boat Reviews  
Classifieds     
Search SailNet 
Boat Search (new)

Shop the
SailNet Store
Anchor Locker
Boatbuilding & Repair
Charts
Clothing
Electrical
Electronics
Engine
Hatches and Portlights
Interior And Galley
Maintenance
Marine Electronics
Navigation
Other Items
Plumbing and Pumps
Rigging
Safety
Sailing Hardware
Trailer & Watersports
Clearance Items

Advertise Here






Go Back   SailNet Community > Search Forums
 Not a Member? 


Showing results 1 to 25 of 27
Search took 0.09 seconds.
Search: Posts Made By: KRCSWO
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 06-13-2010
Replies: 5
Views: 1,599
Posted By KRCSWO
The unit is a ST6002.

The unit is a ST6002.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 06-12-2010
Replies: 5
Views: 1,599
Posted By KRCSWO
Raymarine autopilot help

We just bought a new Raymarine autopilot for our boat.

New control head, fluxgate compass, course computer, and wheel motor.

We finished the installation over the last few day. The system is...
Forum: Learning to Sail 05-17-2010
Replies: 6
Views: 702
Posted By KRCSWO
I would suggest that you get a small boat (laser,...

I would suggest that you get a small boat (laser, hobie cat, etc) that you can sail yourself for fun/practice and would also encourage you to check with local yacht clubs and see if you can't become...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 04-20-2010
Replies: 8
Views: 1,183
Posted By KRCSWO
My suggestion would be to do the following: ...

My suggestion would be to do the following:

-find a yacht club that offers adult sailing classes in dinghy's.

-the club will also likely have weekly racing for their members, ask your...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 01-19-2010
Replies: 83
Views: 4,437
Posted By KRCSWO
First sail 2010 - Jan 16, 2010

All the sail boats here are covered and laid up for the winter. But that didn't stop us. :D We took the DN iceboats out for their first cruise of the year on a "secret" little bay on Lake Erie. ...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 07-07-2009
Replies: 31
Views: 3,140
Posted By KRCSWO
I race regularly on 2 different boats. First...

I race regularly on 2 different boats.

First boat has 2 reef points in the main. We keep the first reef point rigged all the time. The 2nd reef line has a stopper knot tied at the end of the...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 06-12-2009
Replies: 1
Views: 298
Posted By KRCSWO
If your email address is included in the race...

If your email address is included in the race registration, then you recieve an email regarding the buses. I got one this week. I'll try to remember to post the information when I get home. Of...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 05-25-2009
Replies: 13
Views: 1,625
Posted By KRCSWO
We dehydrate a lot of things for trips: -mangos...

We dehydrate a lot of things for trips:
-mangos
-plums
-watermelon (don't laugh, it's great)
-bananas
-blended apple sauce and other fruits for fruit bars
-diced chicken breasts
-ground turkey...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 05-25-2009
Replies: 13
Views: 1,625
Posted By KRCSWO
I dehydrate food for long canoe trips more than...

I dehydrate food for long canoe trips more than sailing trips. That said, tacos or hamburger helper type food is very nice to have after a few days on the river. I dehydrate ground turkey (wife...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 04-29-2009
Replies: 5
Views: 579
Posted By KRCSWO
Heavy weather and fog are a possibility that time...

Heavy weather and fog are a possibility that time of year. Cool is not a strong enough term. Racing the Mac races in July can require long underwear, winter gloves and hats. Often water temps in...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 04-20-2009
Replies: 11
Views: 1,136
Posted By KRCSWO
Anyone heard when Morning Light is coming to DVD?

Anyone heard when Morning Light is coming to DVD?
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 03-30-2009
Replies: 7
Views: 1,703
Posted By KRCSWO
Travelling with Birds

Checkout other forums like BirdBoard.Com - Parrot Message Board & Pet Bird Owner Forums (http://www.birdboard.com) for info on traveling with birds. Lots of people do it. But, it can be a pain.
...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 03-25-2009
Replies: 39
Views: 2,319
Posted By KRCSWO
Getting into sailing

Neither my wife or I grew up with any sailing experience. Neither family were boaters. But, we are avid outdoors people, camping, canoeing, hiking, etc.

One September sitting at the beach,...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 12-19-2008
Replies: 51
Views: 3,655
Posted By KRCSWO
My wife and I debate the "too big to handle" boat...

My wife and I debate the "too big to handle" boat discussion often as we are searching for a boat. We have different opinions on what that means. I don't believe there is much difference in...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 12-18-2008
Replies: 44
Views: 3,262
Posted By KRCSWO
For our first boat: -trailerable -comes with...

For our first boat:
-trailerable
-comes with trailer
-trailer launchable
-able to step the mast with 2 people without a hoist
-sloop rig
-able to carry 4 adults and gear (with our dogs)
-CHEAP...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 10-17-2008
Replies: 9
Views: 1,803
Posted By KRCSWO
8hp honda tip

I have an 8hp honda on my sailboat. Mine is the longshaft model. I was able to redesign my motor mount to allow enough depth when running yet also the motor clears the water when tipped. It will...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 10-01-2008
Replies: 18
Views: 5,443
Posted By KRCSWO
Honda won't start

I have a Honda 8hp outboard. The only time it won't start for me is if I accidentally knock it into gear, and try to start it. It will not start if in gear.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 09-02-2008
Replies: 11
Views: 4,809
Posted By KRCSWO
There is a large C&C 35 mk1 fleet around here. ...

There is a large C&C 35 mk1 fleet around here. Personally, there are 3 boats that I like the color schemes on.

Black hull, red striping. white decks
Dark Navy blue hull, bronze striping, white...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 08-28-2008
Replies: 26
Views: 2,930
Posted By KRCSWO
I will check the other forum for assistance,...

I will check the other forum for assistance, thanks.

The fuel line doesn't really run past anything that is really hot. Not to mention that allowing the motor to cool, overnight, doesn't always...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 08-28-2008
Replies: 4
Views: 760
Posted By KRCSWO
It depends on what your definition of "project...

It depends on what your definition of "project boat" is, and what your comfort and skill level are.

Personally:
- any real structural issue and I would walk away.
- make an inventory list, note...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 08-28-2008
Replies: 26
Views: 2,930
Posted By KRCSWO
The problem existed before the carb rebuild, and...

The problem existed before the carb rebuild, and after.

The fuel filter is changed annually. This problem has plagued us for the last few years. Changing the filter has not made a difference.
...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 08-27-2008
Replies: 26
Views: 2,930
Posted By KRCSWO
I was thinking about changing to the electric...

I was thinking about changing to the electric fuel pump. But to some extent I don't like making changes based on guessing.

I don't think it could be a clogged filter, or how could it run for 8+...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 08-27-2008
Replies: 26
Views: 2,930
Posted By KRCSWO
Atomic 4 troubleshooting an odd problem?

The boat I regularly crew on is powered by an Atomic 4 motor and we have an odd problem with it.

The motor normally starts up easily at the dock. Powers us out to the race course easily. It...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 08-19-2008
Replies: 20
Views: 2,270
Posted By KRCSWO
rewarding broker

I personally wouldn't be too concerned about not using the broker if you found a boat for private sale unless the broker is the one to point out the boat.

Of course you do have another option,...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 08-13-2008
Replies: 4
Views: 745
Posted By KRCSWO
Mac sailing

I believe there is a sailing catamaran that offers tours around the island. I've seen it in the marina there. I have never done the tour, and don't remember the name of the boat/company.

The...
Showing results 1 to 25 of 27

 

All times are GMT -4. The time now is 01:20 PM.

Add to My Yahoo!         
Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.7
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
SEO by vBSEO 3.6.1
(c) Marine.com LLC 2000-2012

The SailNet.com store is owned and operated by a company independent of the SailNet.com forum. You are now leaving the SailNet forum. Click OK to continue or Cancel to return to the SailNet forum.