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Search: Posts Made By: SpcAlan1
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 09-30-2011
Replies: 5
Views: 713
Posted By SpcAlan1
I like the Capri 25's but they are hard to find. ...

I like the Capri 25's but they are hard to find.
I would buy one today if I could find one.
Huge beam!
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 09-09-2011
Replies: 5
Views: 713
Posted By SpcAlan1
Wanting a new sailboat

Well it is official - I miss sailing..

First I sold my 1978 Catalina 25 - then missed it.
Then I bought a 1979 Islander 30 - now miss it.

But I am thinking about something less 'cruiser'...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 06-02-2011
Replies: 25
Views: 2,677
Posted By SpcAlan1
US Army - 1996-2004 91B - Combat Medic (...

US Army - 1996-2004
91B - Combat Medic ( Airborne )
18th Airborne Corps
10th Mountain Division
Bosnia/Kosovo/Albania - 1999 - 2001
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 05-12-2011
Replies: 10
Views: 1,658
Posted By SpcAlan1
No problem.. my wife has sewn up worse tears up...

No problem.. my wife has sewn up worse tears up for me.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 05-10-2011
Replies: 19
Views: 3,571
Posted By SpcAlan1
I used my winches for the first time this past...

I used my winches for the first time this past weekend.
I took them out after using to make sure no lines got wrapped around it.. i have enough stuff to worry about..
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 05-06-2011
Replies: 20
Views: 1,420
Posted By SpcAlan1
Just thinking that there are always people going...

Just thinking that there are always people going from Miami to Bahamas and could sail along beside them - just in case.

Plus haw bad-a** would it be to say I did it.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 05-06-2011
Replies: 20
Views: 1,420
Posted By SpcAlan1
good information.

good information.
Forum: Islander 05-06-2011
Replies: 11
Views: 4,176
Posted By SpcAlan1
fresh water - around 20-25 gallons - fill from...

fresh water - around 20-25 gallons - fill from inside the boat.
black water holding tank - probably 20 gallons - getting pumped out for the first time tonight.
water heater - have one - but don't...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 05-06-2011
Replies: 20
Views: 1,420
Posted By SpcAlan1
I think just making the passage would be good...

I think just making the passage would be good enough for us.
make the trip, hang out for a few days to recoup, then back out.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 05-06-2011
Replies: 20
Views: 1,420
Posted By SpcAlan1
Well I live in Georgia - so my 2 possible options...

Well I live in Georgia - so my 2 possible options would be Miami to Bahamas or Charleston to Savannah.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 05-06-2011
Replies: 20
Views: 1,420
Posted By SpcAlan1
Good idea. This would be a 2 week vacation. ...

Good idea.
This would be a 2 week vacation.

If I wanted to charter a boat and then sail from Miami to Bahamas. I would need to get certified correct ? Through ASA?
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 05-06-2011
Replies: 20
Views: 1,420
Posted By SpcAlan1
Crazy Idea

Novice lake sailer
1979 Islander 30ft

Reading a lot about how 'easy' it is to sail from Miami to Bahamas.
Has anyone done this trip before?

This would be a vacation to remember, but is it...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 05-05-2011
Replies: 5
Views: 707
Posted By SpcAlan1
I know, I know.

I know, I know.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 05-04-2011
Replies: 5
Views: 707
Posted By SpcAlan1
My only question is where to put the speakers... ...

My only question is where to put the speakers...

the original location is on the port and starboard sides of the cockpit - 1 each
these holes have been filled in with the clear 'port' holes ?...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 05-04-2011
Replies: 5
Views: 707
Posted By SpcAlan1
New Stuff

I installed my new Attwood bildge pump - traded my 'new' Rule 1100 back to West Marine. Works perfect since I installed with new wiring from battery..

I also installed a new radio - Dual head unit...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 04-27-2011
Replies: 75
Views: 5,003
Posted By SpcAlan1
I do not know if the 'speed' gauge is for wind...

I do not know if the 'speed' gauge is for wind speed or boat speed.. doesn't specify.

But since the boatspeed and depth is usually 1 transducer (?) that would indicate i have all 3. ?
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 04-27-2011
Replies: 75
Views: 5,003
Posted By SpcAlan1
OK, i went out to the boa last night to 'trace'...

OK, i went out to the boa last night to 'trace' the wiring.

3 wires are coming out of the 'original box '.

1 - to transducer under cabinet in cabin - maybe depth ?
2 - running under the floor...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 04-26-2011
Replies: 75
Views: 5,003
Posted By SpcAlan1
Ok, also I got these 2 separate 'boxes' with my...

Ok, also I got these 2 separate 'boxes' with my 10 purchase of the gauge cluster.
http://www.sailnet.com/photogallery/showphoto.php/photo/7325/cat/500/ppuser/166433

( i know I need an account...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 04-26-2011
Replies: 13
Views: 1,750
Posted By SpcAlan1
Sheesh.. he is about 5-6 feet above the...

Sheesh.. he is about 5-6 feet above the waterline? How do you sail on hard ground?

Crazy tides I suppose - we don't have them in Lake Lanier.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 04-25-2011
Replies: 75
Views: 5,003
Posted By SpcAlan1
Well I always say karma is a b*tch. But this is...

Well I always say karma is a b*tch. But this is way over what I was expecting. I just cannot believe I found the original gauge at a boat yard sale.

Bilge pump - replaced with one that has an...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 04-25-2011
Replies: 4
Views: 2,072
Posted By SpcAlan1
Well here is another story... Remember the...

Well here is another story...

Remember the IMBI Combi system I told you guys about?
Remember the wiring associated with the 'missing' parts that I was contemplating cutting and throwing away (...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 04-25-2011
Replies: 7
Views: 2,758
Posted By SpcAlan1
Well here is another story... Remember the...

Well here is another story...

Remember the IMBI Combi system I told you guys about?
Remember the wiring associated with the 'missing' parts that I was contemplating cutting and throwing away (...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 04-25-2011
Replies: 75
Views: 5,003
Posted By SpcAlan1
Well here is another story... Remember the...

Well here is another story...

Remember the IMBI Combi system I told you guys about?
Remember the wiring associated with the 'missing' parts that I was contemplating cutting and throwing away (...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 04-20-2011
Replies: 63
Views: 14,291
Posted By SpcAlan1
What about an Islander 30ft ?

What about an Islander 30ft ?
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 04-13-2011
Replies: 12
Views: 857
Posted By SpcAlan1
- nope - that is what the wife is for! great...

- nope - that is what the wife is for!
great sewer ( not sewer - of the stinky type ).
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