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Search: Posts Made By: southernwind
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 03-12-2009
Replies: 12
Views: 2,854
Posted By southernwind
Droppin’ the Hook in Florida-Anchoring &...

Droppin’ the Hook in Florida-Anchoring & Anchorages

I have been on the water all my life, from Michigan to the eastern seaboard of the USA. From Boston to the Caribbean to the Canary Islands off...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 03-12-2009
Replies: 21
Views: 4,985
Posted By southernwind
the engine is based on the tractor engine not a...

the engine is based on the tractor engine not a marine engine.

might be the best option since you can go to the local tractor store and buy parts for a lot less than a marina would charge for the...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 03-12-2009
Replies: 2
Views: 580
Posted By southernwind
good idea I might have to check into it.

good idea I might have to check into it.
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 03-12-2009
Replies: 12
Views: 2,854
Posted By southernwind
check into the anchoring laws if you plan to....

check into the anchoring laws if you plan to. Florida is getting bad about harassment.
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 03-12-2009
Replies: 15
Views: 1,528
Posted By southernwind
cruise ships and the city of new york dump their...

cruise ships and the city of new york dump their trash in the ocean I have often wondered how much of the trash on the beach is the result of this.

I have tried to get some of these boats and...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 03-12-2009
Replies: 15
Views: 1,528
Posted By southernwind
yea but fiberglass is listed as a hazardous...

yea but fiberglass is listed as a hazardous material that is the real problem.
Forum: Living Aboard 03-04-2009
Replies: 56
Views: 11,627
Posted By southernwind
naw I don't

naw I don't
Forum: Living Aboard 03-04-2009
Replies: 56
Views: 11,627
Posted By southernwind
its not the forum for this discussion but I took...

its not the forum for this discussion but I took it down and I am a American that thinks the boys and girls over there are doing gods work.

its a freedom thing
the ACLU wouldnt understand
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 03-04-2009
Replies: 9
Views: 563
Posted By southernwind
I would look at the chandelier islands before I...

I would look at the chandelier islands before I would the lake if you can make it out there the lake wasn't all that great b4 katrina and she didn't do any favors.
Forum: Living Aboard 03-03-2009
Replies: 56
Views: 11,627
Posted By southernwind
i have nothing to do with the site, i have talked...

i have nothing to do with the site, i have talked with them and didn't even really like them that much there was a topic of power while on the hook. the link is a great resource of info for the...
Forum: Living Aboard 03-03-2009
Replies: 46
Views: 7,280
Posted By southernwind
to me one thing i see is a major difference...

to me one thing i see is a major difference between land people and boat people is the way they shop. It affects you more than you think if you have a house you don't give much thought to it but on a...
Forum: Living Aboard 03-03-2009
Replies: 12
Views: 13,301
Posted By southernwind
if it helps one thing i do is to look on Google...

if it helps one thing i do is to look on Google earth and see the mooring fields and anchorages, find one that looks good and ask about it you will get some better answers.

i was looking around...
Forum: Living Aboard 03-03-2009
Replies: 29
Views: 7,142
Posted By southernwind
I could be wrong but in my opinion it might cost...

I could be wrong but in my opinion it might cost more to build, store and drag a worthy vessel behind a truck that you couldn't afford the fuel for to be able to drive it around every day. i would...
Forum: Living Aboard 03-03-2009
Replies: 56
Views: 11,627
Posted By southernwind
WindBlue Power - The best wind generator parts...

WindBlue Power - The best wind generator parts and PMA Permanent Magnet Alternators on the web (http://www.windbluepower.com/)

a link to cheaper wind power generators, add a can of corrosion...
Forum: Living Aboard 03-03-2009
Replies: 56
Views: 11,627
Posted By southernwind
I spent a summer on the hook in Barnegate Light...

I spent a summer on the hook in Barnegate Light and the only complaints are the speedy fishing boats that run through the anchorage, the other is when a really large vessel would head to the marina...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 02-25-2009
Replies: 9
Views: 1,259
Posted By southernwind
CAL, very heavy built boat and will serve you...

CAL, very heavy built boat and will serve you well save the rest for a few extra years of cruising
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 02-25-2009
Replies: 11
Views: 1,634
Posted By southernwind
its not as much as they want you to think. If you...

its not as much as they want you to think. If you stay out of the marinas and stick more to the boat you can do it on much less. Dont forget the need to have a "kitty" for repairs and such for...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 02-25-2009
Replies: 30
Views: 3,389
Posted By southernwind
Oanda.com is who I use and am doing great but I...

Oanda.com is who I use and am doing great but I do not day trade you have to have nerves of steel or be brain dead to day trade the forex.

Learn a couple of stratigies and stick to them you do...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 02-17-2009
Replies: 23
Views: 4,697
Posted By southernwind
I have sailed the Puget sound and am in love with...

I have sailed the Puget sound and am in love with Friday Harbor, lived in Anacortes when I was young and learned to sail there, have fun and toast the mountain for me.....
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 02-17-2009
Replies: 30
Views: 3,389
Posted By southernwind
i'll stick to the Forex

i'll stick to the Forex
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 02-15-2009
Replies: 12
Views: 4,506
Posted By southernwind
I wasnt refering to that kit is piticular it only...

I wasnt refering to that kit is piticular it only goes up to 48v and I think that voltage would draw way to many amps. My goal for the instal is 144v something that kit is unable to reach. I have...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 02-14-2009
Replies: 12
Views: 4,506
Posted By southernwind
the person that has a knee jerk reaction that...

the person that has a knee jerk reaction that says it cant replace 10 horse diesel is the person that don't know what he is talking about that's why I was wanting to hear from other actual owners....
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 02-13-2009
Replies: 12
Views: 4,506
Posted By southernwind
Electric drive owners need some advice

i am intrested in a electric sail drive from Thunderstruck Motors - Electric Sailboat motor Kit. Mars Brusless motor with Sevcon PMAC millipak regen controller....
Forum: Living Aboard 02-13-2009
Replies: 29
Views: 7,142
Posted By southernwind
contessa 26 its a bluewater boat as well

contessa 26 its a bluewater boat as well
Forum: Cal 02-13-2009
Replies: 0
Views: 1,131
Posted By southernwind
electric sail drive in a 30 or 33

has anyone done this and if so how did it turn out. are you happy, whats the voltage, is the regen worth it, and how is it in a blow?
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