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Search: Posts Made By: BoatyardBoy
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 1 Day Ago
Replies: 62
Views: 2,443
Posted By BoatyardBoy
Re: Advice From Young Punks

Ultimate GoPro Mics: http://youtu.be/BYtG3BnGBsc

My GoPro Rig Setup - GoPro Tip #154: http://youtu.be/eEgwNp4CPHU
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 1 Week Ago
Replies: 2
Views: 243
Posted By BoatyardBoy
Re: Mast Stay/shroud socket

Thanks, I'll see what I can find now that I know their name.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 1 Week Ago
Replies: 2
Views: 243
Posted By BoatyardBoy
Mast Stay/shroud socket

I'm putting my stays back on so I can step my mast Fri, one of my stays is missing that bowl shaped disc adapter shown in the picture. I don't know the name of it, but does anyone know where I can...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 138
Views: 6,251
Posted By BoatyardBoy
Re: Copper sheeting & CopperCoat anti-fouling

You are not raining on my parade, you are just saying the same thing over and over again. I understand how paints work and I chose this for my boat not your boat. The realities for you and I are...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 138
Views: 6,251
Posted By BoatyardBoy
Re: Copper sheeting & CopperCoat anti-fouling

Not all epoxies and copper powder are created equal, so I shall see. But like I have said, I'll let you know how my mileage varies.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 138
Views: 6,251
Posted By BoatyardBoy
Re: Copper sheeting & CopperCoat anti-fouling

I haven't failed anything, I said they work. I understand how they work, but when those biocides are used up you have to start over. Regardless, I'm trying this on my boat. Please let know how this...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 138
Views: 6,251
Posted By BoatyardBoy
Re: Copper sheeting & CopperCoat anti-fouling

I'll be sure to continue to update this thread with pictures and times as time goes on.



Thanks Christian, will do.



I think the issue is that people expect a miracle anti-fouling paint....
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 138
Views: 6,251
Posted By BoatyardBoy
Re: Copper sheeting & CopperCoat anti-fouling

Thanks for the baited comment, I'm not hoping anything. It was free, and I understand any bottom paint requires maintenance and scrubbing. The only difference is I won't have to picky 47' boat up...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 138
Views: 6,251
Posted By BoatyardBoy
Re: Copper sheeting & CopperCoat anti-fouling

Thanks, it definitely looks pretty with those colors. The bottom will eventually turn a light green patina like a old penny.

It's about UT two to three coats, and on the waterline, bow, keel,...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 138
Views: 6,251
Posted By BoatyardBoy
I finished my copper epoxy antifouling last Wed....

I finished my copper epoxy antifouling last Wed. It's not CopperCoat, it's a copper powder mixed with MAS epoxy and applied in batches. I still need to paint under the stands and keel, the burnish it...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 73
Views: 6,946
Posted By BoatyardBoy
Re: Before and After Photos - Show Us!

Before, when she was delivered.

http://tapatalk.imageshack.com/v2/14/08/31/ee35bf4b2fa51b091e6cb0d3887add11.jpg

After some needed love...
...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 34
Views: 2,029
Posted By BoatyardBoy
Re: Lexan/polycarbonate vs acrylic

OK thanks, I'll use it then haha! Works for me, about to pick the glass up now.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 34
Views: 2,029
Posted By BoatyardBoy
The one I read said "plastics".. ...

The one I read said "plastics".. ...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 156
Views: 6,607
Posted By BoatyardBoy
Hahaha, yea that's what I meant! Too many double...

Hahaha, yea that's what I meant! Too many double negatives is what I'm blaming. A casualty of negatives haha!



If you are in Port or on a river, in a Harbor, the traffic channel to be on is...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 156
Views: 6,607
Posted By BoatyardBoy
Re: Give AIS a rest

Not very rarely, always. Trust me on this.

...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 156
Views: 6,607
Posted By BoatyardBoy
Re: Give AIS a rest

The reason I said that was because you weren't sure it's intentions and didn't have contact with bridge. Had you done that you might not have had a close encounter with the vessel. It may seem...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 156
Views: 6,607
Posted By BoatyardBoy
Re: Give AIS a rest

Our standing and night orders call for a 1nm cpa from rigs and platforms here in the Gulf, but sometimes their proximity is hard to get away from the closer you get to the coast. We treat other...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 156
Views: 6,607
Posted By BoatyardBoy
Re: Give AIS a rest

Oh yea, after the coast Guard is finished with their reports, then the class societies(Lloyds, ABS) if it's a classed vessel, then the lawyers.. It's quite a lengthy report.

I went to Texas A&M...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 156
Views: 6,607
Posted By BoatyardBoy
Re: Give AIS a rest

I



Not at all, my posts has been how it's easier for a smaller pleasure boat with no real schedule to alter course and give commercial vessel, large or small, some room so they can continue...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 156
Views: 6,607
Posted By BoatyardBoy
No one is saying the Rules don't matter and...

No one is saying the Rules don't matter and shouldn't be followed or abided by. The original post was stating that we have people that are using their new found tech to exercise their power of the...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 156
Views: 6,607
Posted By BoatyardBoy
Re: Give AIS a rest

In regards to language, every licensed officer of navigational watch is required to speak the language of the sea, which is English. Now I know it's not always the best but they do know English, more...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 156
Views: 6,607
Posted By BoatyardBoy
Re: Give AIS a rest

You shouldn't make generalized and unsupported comments like "too lazy or unwilling to abide by the safety rules". Would be like me saying sailors are "too arrogant and unwilling to follow prudence...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 156
Views: 6,607
Posted By BoatyardBoy
Re: Give AIS a rest

This.

I concur. It's ridiculous to not just alter course way in advance for these commercial vessels. There shouldn't be a "well I have rights, they need to bow to me" when it's unnecessary and...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 156
Views: 6,607
Posted By BoatyardBoy
Re: Give AIS a rest

Well said, Auspicious.

Regarding that tug captain, he probably was lonely. Usually on those offshore tugs they only have 3 people on watch and the 6 total on board. He was probably up in the...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 156
Views: 6,607
Posted By BoatyardBoy
Re: Give AIS a rest

While I agree that it isn't the deciding criteria, it is in our discussion here. If we're talking about in Port interfaces here maneuverability is definitely a criteria. At sea.. (see below)

At...
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