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Forum: Diesel   12-25-2013
Replies: 5
Views: 795
Posted By tv195
Lightbulb Re: regulator in alternator M25XPB - connection to battery?

Great thank you, that explains a lot!
Happy holidays,
Chris
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   12-23-2013
Replies: 908
Views: 81,640
Posted By tv195
Thumbs up Re: The future of the sailing world. Why are there so few young people cruising??

Just to add to this discussion. We are in our 30s and we are out there cruising, our boat is usually among the smallest in any anchorage, and we don't have all the fancy tools on board, but we are...
Forum: Diesel   12-23-2013
Replies: 5
Views: 795
Posted By tv195
Question Re: regulator in alternator M25XPB - connection to battery?

Thank you guys.
So I am still trying to understand the electrical system on board and how the alternator fits in. The wiring of my battery switch (see below) has only one positive large diameter...
Forum: Diesel   12-21-2013
Replies: 5
Views: 795
Posted By tv195
Question regulator in alternator M25XPB - connection to battery?

Hi, I was wondering if the regulator in my alternator (westerbeke 12V 50amp) on my M25XPB has a sense wire
which should be connected to the positive of the battery?
It seems there is no such wire...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   06-10-2013
Replies: 13
Views: 1,008
Posted By tv195
Talking Re: two used roller furls - which one to buy?

Okay so tho summarize what I earned (thanks guys!):
Furlex
allows to use the original halyard, but there is the problem of the halyard wrap.I found "Apparently its the sort of problem you can get...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   06-10-2013
Replies: 13
Views: 1,008
Posted By tv195
Smile Re: two used roller furls - which one to buy?

Fantastic, thanks for your feedback. So it seems most of you prefer what turned out to be a Ferlex (I found a few dealers online), over the other one which seems more like a no-name product. And I...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   06-10-2013
Replies: 13
Views: 1,008
Posted By tv195
Question two used roller furls - which one to buy?

Hi , I will be able to purchase one of the two used roller furls I looked at today, and since I know nothing about furlers - we always had hank on jibs - it's a tough decision to pick one. Both of...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   03-16-2010
Replies: 16
Views: 1,756
Posted By tv195
Okay, thanks for the info. I checked out Driscoll...

Okay, thanks for the info. I checked out Driscoll Boatworks on Shelter Island Drive, they are not more expensive than the one at Mission Bay. Guess that's my favorite right now.
Ch
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   03-15-2010
Replies: 16
Views: 1,756
Posted By tv195
>Many Boat transporters launch boats at the...

>Many Boat transporters launch boats at the Shelter Island Ramp and then >motor them with the rigging in cradles to the yard's docks just to step the >mast. The Ramp is free. The Driscoll yard is...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   02-08-2010
Replies: 16
Views: 1,756
Posted By tv195
Thanks for the info, sounds great!! I am not sure...

Thanks for the info, sounds great!! I am not sure if the boat transporter is willing to submerge his trailer but I'll ask.
But I'll contact Driscoll's in Mission Bay anyway!
Thanks,
Chris
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   02-08-2010
Replies: 16
Views: 1,756
Posted By tv195
Question Boatyard in San Diego

Hello,
I am planning to move (trailer) my sailboat a Columbia 34 to San Diego and was wondering if anyone could recommend a boatyard in the San Diego Bay area to lift my boat into the water and to...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   02-03-2010
Replies: 44
Views: 13,483
Posted By tv195
Hello, I am 6'5" and I was searching for a...

Hello,
I am 6'5" and I was searching for a sailboat under 35ft with enough headroom for quite a while. I almost gave up, but then I found the Columbia 34 MKII with 7ft headroom in the main cabin. I...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   02-03-2010
Replies: 153
Views: 74,018
Posted By tv195
I also found free chart sections on the Snake...

I also found free chart sections on the Snake River Boating Guide (http://snake.seareport.net/) (http://snake.seareport.net/). Detailed google satellite pictures are also available, sometimes you can...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   01-24-2010
Replies: 44
Views: 13,483
Posted By tv195
Hey, I am 6'5" and happy with my Columbia 34 MKII...

Hey, I am 6'5" and happy with my Columbia 34 MKII which has 7 feet headroom in the main cabin!
Columbia 34 MKII (http://seareport.net/Columbia-34-MKII/)
Ahoy,
Ch
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   01-02-2010
Replies: 5
Views: 3,471
Posted By tv195
Thanks for all your answers! Yes I know this is...

Thanks for all your answers!
Yes I know this is not the best time of the year, but we are not really on a tight schedule. We'll wait for a good weather window to go from Astoria to Newport (about...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   01-02-2010
Replies: 5
Views: 3,471
Posted By tv195
Smile Portland, OR to San diego, CA

Hi,
My girlfriend and I are planning to sail our Columbia 34 from Portland, Oregon to San Diego this spring. Unfortunately we only have time to do that in March, which is pretty early in the year...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   10-16-2008
Replies: 8
Views: 1,342
Posted By tv195
Buy a boat in th US as an alien

Hey there,
I work in the States so I am a US resident but not a citizen. I found out that I could buy a sail boat here, sail it under the flag of my European home country and get a Cruising license...
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