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Forum: Gear & Maintenance   07-27-2005
Replies: 5
Views: 2,389
Posted By bderosa
leaking water tank??

Few days ago I have noticed that water is leaking out of my water tank when my boat is hooked up to the shore water.
I have not had time to investigate the problem thoroughly, but I have some...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   06-30-2005
Replies: 4
Views: 4,021
Posted By bderosa
Tachometer not working??

Thank you, I will check it out and will let you know.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   06-28-2005
Replies: 1
Views: 770
Posted By bderosa
A challange for marine electricians

In a recent survey of my sailboat the surveyor reported an "open ground in 120vAC electrical system when system is switched to inverter".
Few days ago I found my house batteries dead, although the...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   06-27-2005
Replies: 4
Views: 4,021
Posted By bderosa
Tachometer not working??

I have a westerbeke 40 and a westerbeke control panel. Few days ago the tachometer stopped indicating the RPM, however, it still keeps trach of the hours of operation.

Do I have to replace the...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   03-25-2004
Replies: 2
Views: 1,365
Posted By bderosa
Inverter failure????

I need some help in determining if I need a new inverter.

Last year I left my boat at the dock for approximately 10 days with the radio on and a portable vacuum cleaner recharging plugged in an...
Forum: Learning to Sail   07-08-2002
Replies: 13
Views: 4,723
Posted By bderosa
Which J World is the best?

Hi BigO:

I am looking at sailing schools also and I would appreciate any info on J-world. Do they have a website?? I have not been able to locate one. If not do you have a phone # for them you...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   05-28-2002
Replies: 8
Views: 1,929
Posted By bderosa
Mildew & Fabric

Any suggestion on how toget rid of mildew from pillows with foam core?? Would a good dry cleaning do the job?? My pillows do not have zippers so I have to treat them as a whole.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   05-28-2002
Replies: 11
Views: 4,492
Posted By bderosa
Need Tips on Interior Mold

RichH

I am very interested in your comments about eleminatin mildew, as I have discovered the same problem on my boat (diffuse allergic reaction). I have few questions:

Where can I get...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   05-15-2002
Replies: 1
Views: 700
Posted By bderosa
Boat specs

I need some HELP

I just purchased a 1978 Easterly 38. I would like to find the specs, plans and any other construction info I can.

Does anyone out there know who the manifacturer is or where I...
Forum: Learning to Sail   05-08-2002
Replies: 6
Views: 2,730
Posted By bderosa
Learn to sail by long term cruising

Gemstoneminer: The book is available through Amazon.com. I opened the Amazon.com home page, copied the title of the book in the "search" window and it found it for me.

I had the same experience as...
Forum: Learning to Sail   05-08-2002
Replies: 6
Views: 3,102
Posted By bderosa
Entering and leaving dock solo

SailorMich: I read with great interest and attention alll the suggestions you gave me. I appreciate the time you have taken to reply. I will print you response and the others so to remember all the...
Forum: Learning to Sail   05-08-2002
Replies: 6
Views: 3,102
Posted By bderosa
Entering and leaving dock solo

Thank you for your suggestions. I will put them in practice and let you know how they worked for me. The idea of the stern stop line makes a lot of sense to me.

Thank you again

Bill
Forum: Learning to Sail   05-07-2002
Replies: 6
Views: 3,102
Posted By bderosa
Entering and leaving dock solo

I have a 38 sloop. For the first time I am at a dock, two boats side by side in the same bay. I mostly sail solo and I am trying to figure out safe ways to dock and to leave the dock eliminating the...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   05-01-2002
Replies: 4
Views: 875
Posted By bderosa
Water system

I just purchased a used sailboat which came with only the engine manual.

My problem is that I do not understand how the water system works.

With a full water tank, if I turn a faucet on nothing...
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