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Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   04-24-2015
Replies: 53
Views: 4,625
Posted By Stonecutter36
Re: How to get back in after falling overboard solo...

OK I just had to reply to this one
Rule number ! NO ….LAW number one
No one is to leave the ship without the Capt permission that includes the Capt… I have had the misfortune to have fallen...
Forum: Introduce Yourself   04-19-2015
Replies: 2
Views: 300
Posted By Stonecutter36
Re: introduction and square rig question

canoes are good for down wind in flat water but will need to put an out rig on it or you will capsize first turn . tried just that a few decades ago used a poncho for a sail in a 16 ft cargo...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   04-15-2015
Replies: 85
Views: 7,094
Posted By Stonecutter36
Re: How did you get your spouse to embrace the cruising life?

Hay Mike I'm feeling redundant Kathy changes the oil cooks anchors an lots more I may have to hide a few things so she will keep me . She still has problems tying knots. Worse I have to untie the...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   04-14-2015
Replies: 42
Views: 4,253
Posted By Stonecutter36
Re: Moving up in size. Suggestions?

Where are you sailing now ? Where do you expect to sail? We have cruise the Caribbean since 2007 and spend most of the time in the cockpit or reading, some times below if it raining . shore side...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   09-23-2014
Replies: 120
Views: 11,196
Posted By Stonecutter36
Re: Are we in over our heads?

GO and phone that you have left the building… You will learn from the mistakes other have made so travel in group. That not to say bond to a group, some will travel faster or slower so set your own...
Forum: Diesel   10-27-2013
Replies: 11
Views: 1,028
Posted By Stonecutter36
Re: 20 hours on diesel this summer. change oil or not?

I do a seasonal oil and filter change cheap insurance for the cost of an engin
NS

and Im a tight wad with money won/t spend a nickel if can avoid it
Forum: Diesel   10-27-2013
Replies: 8
Views: 863
Posted By Stonecutter36
Re: Vibration starts at 2000 rpm

So far no one has mentioned a BENT shaft it is possible that a past owner has wound the dingy painter on the prop shaft It may be only at the taper and hard (imposible)to see It may only...
Forum: Diesel   10-27-2013
Replies: 11
Views: 911
Posted By Stonecutter36
Re: Engine Overheating

The intention of the thermostat is to bring the engine up to operating temperature and then remain open unless the engine starts to run at a lower temp (NOT LIKELY). I have found that the ...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   12-19-2012
Replies: 59
Views: 6,496
Posted By Stonecutter36
Re: ? Sail from Lake Erie to Florida late August

Going South??? For those that sail the Great Lakes' getting south is really three trips in one package. I won't start with the Great Lakes by now you have sailed them enough to have an understanding...
Forum: Introduce Yourself   10-17-2012
Replies: 3,423
Views: 916,182
Posted By Stonecutter36
Forum: Introduce Yourself   09-06-2012
Replies: 4
Views: 320
Posted By Stonecutter36
Re: New from Toronto

I left Toronto Ok It took me 7years to say hello to sailnet My sailing area is now the southeast carib mostly out of Grenada (Hog Island)
Forum: Electrical Systems   09-06-2012
Replies: 12
Views: 1,026
Posted By Stonecutter36
Re: Windlass rewire

Your system probably has 2 circuits. one to control the other the heavy power side (large wire gauge) is probably running directly to the batteries through a high current breaker or fuse then to...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   09-06-2012
Replies: 31
Views: 2,767
Posted By Stonecutter36
Re: Manual or Electric Windless??

A dedicated set of batteries for the windlass is the best way to go .Most boats have the battery banks installed aft nearest the engine alternator. Cheapest location since wire to charge the...
Forum: Introduce Yourself   09-06-2012
Replies: 3,423
Views: 916,182
Posted By Stonecutter36
Re: Sailnet Members from around the world check-in please.

Ok It took me 7years to say hellow to the sailnet My sail area is the southeast carib mostly out of Grenada (Hog Island) I'll know I've done a world trip when I leave heading west and arrive back...
Forum: Introduce Yourself   09-06-2012
Replies: 3,423
Views: 916,182
Posted By Stonecutter36
Re: Sailnet Members from around the world check-in please.

Ok It took me 7years to say hellow to the sailnet My sail area is the southeast carib mostly out of Grenada (Hog Island) I'll know I've don a world trip when I leave heading west and arrive back from...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   09-06-2012
Replies: 31
Views: 2,767
Posted By Stonecutter36
Re: Manual or Electric Windless??

Ill start by saying I’m 65 with bad knees my windlass is Hydraulic lots of pull It NEVER gets hot from repeat uses. I would not put a manual windlass on a boat with tackle that I couldn’t lift from...
Forum: Pacific Seacraft   09-06-2012
Replies: 7
Views: 663
Posted By Stonecutter36
Re: need a new sink

Boat jobs?? Always take months to years longer to finish and don’t worry about the price after you estimate the cost just move the decimal place over to the right,. I installed a standard kitchen...
Forum: Seamanship & Navigation   06-16-2006
Replies: 36
Views: 5,465
Posted By Stonecutter36
The anchor is just that an anchor 1“a point that...

The anchor is just that an anchor 1“a point that doesn’t move ,Too secure with, too fasten or attach. OK so much for the dictionary” Your anchor and rode is your insurance policy. How much you wish...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   11-28-2005
Replies: 20
Views: 4,189
Posted By Stonecutter36
What items would YOU take cruising??

Our first item was a dingy and motor (The family Car). We have what we call the barge it big and holds lots but it won''t fit on deck or the davits so we must downsize. After much soul searching on...
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