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Search: Posts Made By: Tempest
Forum: Electronics 1 Week Ago
Replies: 5
Views: 270
Posted By Tempest
Re: Harbor 25 - where to mount a chartplotter

Other than a swing arm from inside, or a bulkhead mount, if you look at the 1st page of the owners page above one owner mounted his compass, handheld radio and gps to a board that fit in his...
Forum: US Northeast 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 20
Views: 595
Posted By Tempest
Re: NY/CT/LIS Boatyard & Marina help?

Scallywag,

Sailing on the Lower Hudson can be a lot of fun. It does require one to pay attention to the tides and currents and there's a lot of traffic to contend with. Yes, if you time it...
Forum: US Northeast 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 20
Views: 595
Posted By Tempest
Re: NY/CT/LIS Boatyard & Marina help?

Lockwood Boat Works in Morgan N.J. can do the work for you. There's a train station in South Amboy, a pretty short cab ride away. They have the best chandlery around.

For the slip, I'd try the...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 12
Views: 366
Posted By Tempest
Re: anyone a surveyor in NJ? or can recommend

It sounds like you have an insurance quote that you like from Geico and you need an insurance survey. If Geico hasn't provided you a list of their approved surveyors, I would go through the list of...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 20
Views: 1,219
Posted By Tempest
Re: PFD Flotation vs Body Weight

The average person needs only about 7 to 12 lbs. of extra Buoyancy. 26 lbs. of buoyancy should be plenty for your friend. Leg straps would be a good addition for your inflatable.

a plan for...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 02-03-2015
Replies: 20
Views: 1,286
Posted By Tempest
Re: South New Jersey Liveaboards!?

I don't know about South Jersey. Here in the north, Hurricane Sandy revealed some interesting things that caused a lot of headaches for many marinas owners and towns.

There were a fair number of...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 01-26-2015
Replies: 23
Views: 2,477
Posted By Tempest
Re: What Questions Would You Want Answered?

I'd be interested in Tips and Tricks for clearing into various ports and the Paperwork/Protocols/Fees involved in each... if they vary. eg. Does the entire crew present themselves in port A, but...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 11-28-2014
Replies: 5
Views: 588
Posted By Tempest
Re: Rebuilding an Edson steering system. Looking for homebrew solutions

Compass Cylinder [856WH-345] - $73.00 : Edson Marine Store (http://www.edsonmarine.com/marinestore/index.php?main_page=product_info&cPath=228&products_id=499)

It this the part? $73.00 It's...
Forum: Electronics 10-19-2014
Replies: 13
Views: 702
Posted By Tempest
Re: How should True Wind be determined?

I came across this article: Establishing more truth in true winds (http://coaps.fsu.edu/woce/truewind/paper/)

It appears that the definitions have been a challenge to nail down for some time...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 10-18-2014
Replies: 42
Views: 2,732
Posted By Tempest
Re: Problem Turning Windward

I was thinking that the boom seemed pretty high and perhaps it's a downhaul issue.

In either case the luff definitely needs adjusting.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 10-18-2014
Replies: 42
Views: 2,732
Posted By Tempest
Re: Problem Turning Windward

Charrob,

Your red circle IS the Genoa/jib fairlead. It can be moved forward or aft along the track depending upon how much sail you have out in order to achieve the correct angle.
Aft for a full...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 10-18-2014
Replies: 42
Views: 2,732
Posted By Tempest
Re: Problem Turning Windward

Charrob,

I've only read parts of the whole thread, so I apologize if this has been mentioned.

Looking at your video, you have a number of issues with your running rigging that need correcting....
Forum: Learning to Sail 10-04-2014
Replies: 36
Views: 1,854
Posted By Tempest
Re: Tempest Jackdale last question

Mr A, final note..

The middle line in this photo...from your fix to your destination is your distance.. Measure it.

Then draw a line from the end of your course line.. the line that...
Forum: Learning to Sail 10-04-2014
Replies: 36
Views: 1,854
Posted By Tempest
Re: Tempest Jackdale last question

Got it, See it, So using a SOG determined prior to the fix and course adjustment is going to generate an error. Makes perfect sense. Thanks for playing.
Forum: Learning to Sail 10-04-2014
Replies: 36
Views: 1,854
Posted By Tempest
Re: Tempest Jackdale last question

no, I don't think so. Your speed made good..is not 6 kn. Though the timing might be close...you haven't determined your distance to destination and actual speed over ground.

The distance...
Forum: Chartering 10-04-2014
Replies: 12
Views: 1,367
Posted By Tempest
Re: Online Captains License or class room?

LT. Considering your future goals, I believe a classroom course could also give you an opportunity to network and make new contacts.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 10-02-2014
Replies: 9
Views: 556
Posted By Tempest
Re: Garmin 541s Broken Coupler/Pins!

I'd call Garmin.. I misplaced the thumbscrew on my 546 that attaches the bracket to the swivel arm on the binnacle. Garmin sent me whole new bracket and a thumbscrew no questions asked. Free of...
Forum: Learning to Sail 09-29-2014
Replies: 37
Views: 3,890
Posted By Tempest
Re: need help my brain is toast

I had to put my reading glasses on..for this
Forum: Learning to Sail 09-29-2014
Replies: 37
Views: 3,890
Posted By Tempest
Re: need help my brain is toast

3 W is correct...the line is 003 deg.. not 359
Forum: Learning to Sail 09-29-2014
Replies: 37
Views: 3,890
Posted By Tempest
Re: need help my brain is toast

Jack Lat I get 41.25.3 Lon is the same.... with a pair of triangles, on my living room floor.

I can't fiddle with it any more tonight..have other work to do... OP should have his training...
Forum: Learning to Sail 09-29-2014
Replies: 37
Views: 3,890
Posted By Tempest
Re: need help my brain is toast

Agree with Jack...I don't see how you determine the deviation without a chart and a known range bearing. (my chart also shows a monument and a windmill not a lookout tower)

Edit. I just found...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 09-28-2014
Replies: 29
Views: 2,316
Posted By Tempest
Re: Funding retirement boat

I would never suggest that someone take the entire proceeds from the sale of their home and use it to purchase a large boat. I was thinking along the lines of a typical scenario that plays out...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 09-27-2014
Replies: 29
Views: 2,316
Posted By Tempest
Re: Funding retirement boat

I will say that I like to keep things simple. One step at a time, in the order that they need to be accomplished.

Without knowing your financials, I'll guess that you have a sequencing...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 09-27-2014
Replies: 29
Views: 2,316
Posted By Tempest
Re: Funding retirement boat

Details really matter and we don't know a fraction of what someone would need to know in order to give you advice, which will get you advice all over the map. You should really lay out all your...
Forum: Seamanship & Navigation 09-25-2014
Replies: 20
Views: 1,614
Posted By Tempest
Re: USCG Navigation Rules Updated

The long version of the changes:

http://www.gpo.gov/fdsys/pkg/FR-2014-07-02/pdf/2014-14413.pdf
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