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Forum: Gas   04-07-2016
Replies: 80
Views: 4,209
Posted By Melrna
Portable Genny

My biggest worry of Carbon monoxide poisoning is not my Honda generator but the engine itself. I have seen too many older boats where the engine exhaust system has deteriorated to the point of...
Forum: Gas   04-06-2016
Replies: 80
Views: 4,209
Posted By Melrna
Re: Portable Genny

OUTBOUND Quote :
1. Hate any above deck generators. You will lose friends in any anchorage you will visit. If you decide to get one please, please, please don't run it before 9a or after 6p. (...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   04-06-2016
Replies: 470
Views: 38,848
Posted By Melrna
Re: Florida is at it again

It doesn't affect them. Law goes into effect July 1, 2016. The migration has already began.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   04-06-2016
Replies: 470
Views: 38,848
Posted By Melrna
Re: Florida is at it again

I am going to try and get some of the rhetoric out of the way. Most of the SN community has not sailed in Florida for an entire season. I have been living and cruising here in Florida since 2004...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   10-27-2015
Replies: 37
Views: 4,204
Posted By Melrna
Re: Pros and Cons of Folding Propellers:Avoid J Props

The beauty of resetting the pitch on this J prop was one of the reasons for selecting it in the first place, say over a Max Prop. However, resetting in the water while easy enough before the lock...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   10-27-2015
Replies: 37
Views: 4,204
Posted By Melrna
Re: Pros and Cons of Folding Propellers:Avoid J Props

Mainsail - I have talked to Stan many times on our issue. I have gotten nowhere. The prop has been professionally installed and the pitch has been matched with the engine RPM's. Took 4 times (read...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   10-27-2015
Replies: 37
Views: 4,204
Posted By Melrna
Pros and Cons of Folding Propellers:Avoid J Props

I am starting this thread for two reasons. My utter disappointment in my feathering propeller, J Prop, and "Buyer Beware" of performances gained and lost when putting on a folding/feathering...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   10-26-2015
Replies: 39
Views: 2,807
Posted By Melrna
Re: Diesel Generator - Economical?

These cost are NOT installed prices. If you are real handy, great, if not double or triple the above prices for final cost. Not so sure what generator cost only $5500 but the average cost from what I...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   08-01-2015
Replies: 4
Views: 539
Posted By Melrna
Propane solenoid valve hot

Problem: My Trident electrical propane solenoid on/off valve is very hot to the touch. This is the electrical valve that opens up near my propane tanks when I move the circuit breaker switch to on. ...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   08-01-2015
Replies: 83
Views: 77,632
Posted By Melrna
Re: Honda eu2000i and air conditioning

My Honda 2000 runs my Pompanette 16000 BTU AC just fine. Will run about 3 hours per internal tank. Eco switch must be off. Not a real big fan of Dometic products. Bad customer service, bad AC units...
Forum: Chesapeake / Central US east coast   07-28-2015
Replies: 189
Views: 12,658
Posted By Melrna
Re: Cambridge MD Sailnet Rendezvous July 25-26

Colin

I have your hat. Let me know where to mail it.
Forum: herSailNet   07-28-2015
Replies: 284
Views: 32,391
Posted By Melrna
Forum: Chesapeake / Central US east coast   07-26-2015
Replies: 189
Views: 12,658
Posted By Melrna
Re: Cambridge MD Sailnet Rendezvous July 25-26

Last night was a lot of fun.. It was great to meet up with everyone. Great conversations about boats and sailing. It was a great rendezvous!
Forum: Chesapeake / Central US east coast   07-19-2015
Replies: 189
Views: 12,658
Posted By Melrna
Re: Cambridge MD Sailnet Rendezvous July 25-26

Moondance/ Melrna (Melissa and Anne)/ slip/Taco Bake
Forum: Cruising Videos   06-09-2015
Replies: 6
Views: 1,063
Posted By Melrna
Re: Sailing the Abacos - Moondance

Ummm,, which video did you watch…. Not this one,, I didn't speak, just a nice video of my boat sailing in the Bahamas… You are just jealous, I know…

Just for the record here this boat was filmed...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   06-09-2015
Replies: 30
Views: 3,360
Posted By Melrna
Re: Check-In:S/V Moondance: Melrna

Here is another great video Ed shot of Moondance in the Abacos. I am sure he can do your boat too. Enjoy…
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eKvznMrCMOk
Forum: Cruising Videos   06-09-2015
Replies: 6
Views: 1,063
Posted By Melrna
Smile Sailing the Abacos - Moondance

Ed on Freedom shot this for us. He did a fantastic job. Hope you enjoy it.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eKvznMrCMOk
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   05-11-2015
Replies: 40
Views: 3,697
Posted By Melrna
Re: How to get free internet on your boats.

PdaNet is just for Andriod,, how about iPhone. Cannot find this program in the app store. I have an unlock, unlimited data plan that I would love to tether to my laptop.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   05-07-2015
Replies: 30
Views: 3,360
Posted By Melrna
Re: Check-In:S/V Moondance: Melrna

My lips are sealed!!!!!

:rolleyes:
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   05-07-2015
Replies: 30
Views: 3,360
Posted By Melrna
Re: Check-In:S/V Moondance: Melrna

Jim
I don't have one. Overprice from the dealer and can get it way cheaper. I don't like OEM Doyle Sails that Catalina offers hence I didn't' buy them. I was not impressed with the sail loft in St...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   05-03-2015
Replies: 30
Views: 3,360
Posted By Melrna
Re: Check-In:S/V Moondance: Melrna

HI All,
Just back from the Bahamas. We had a great winter there. Boat performed flawlessly. We are in St Augustine until the end of May than up to the Solomon Islands in the Chesapeake for the...
Forum: Chesapeake / Central US east coast   04-03-2015
Replies: 189
Views: 12,658
Posted By Melrna
Re: Cambridge MD Sailnet Rendezvous July 25-26

Gary, you are to cantankerous for talk like that. You will be better than new in no time.
Put Moondance on the list. Looks like we will make the party.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   03-30-2015
Replies: 18
Views: 1,336
Posted By Melrna
Re: Zanshin, Killarney_Sailor & Sea Life meet in St Martin

I thought I heard a Security call on Channel 16! Looks like a great meet up.
Forum: Electrical Systems   03-15-2015
Replies: 68
Views: 6,552
Posted By Melrna
Re: Dueling Charging Systems; Solar, Engine, Battery Charger

I have a Xantrex LinkPro and Catalina's factory installed volt and amp meter. I also check with my multimeter that has a amp meter. So I have three sources onboard to see how many amps coming and...
Forum: Electrical Systems   03-14-2015
Replies: 68
Views: 6,552
Posted By Melrna
Re: Dueling Charging Systems; Solar, Engine, Battery Charger

Than why all the talk about buying and installing fancy battery charger controllers for every type charging source especially alternators with high amperage capacity?
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