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Forum: Gear & Maintenance   03-04-2015
Replies: 7
Views: 730
Posted By Capt.Alex
Re: Needing to use engine alternator vs. generator

The Freedom 20 is capable of outputting 100 A DC into a 12V system. However, it has a power sharing feature. If you are also running your AC appliances at the same time you are charging, it will...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   02-20-2015
Replies: 30
Views: 2,936
Posted By Capt.Alex
Re: Best of these Florida cities for sailing

Depends what is most important to you, Shore side amenities, cruiser friendly town, accessible cruising grounds, low costs, etc.
As far as places to live, I would vote Charleston. By far the the...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   01-22-2014
Replies: 23
Views: 1,321
Posted By Capt.Alex
Re: How do I keep travelift slings from topsides

I have seen yards use clear plastic sheeting. They sleeve the travelift straps with it. The straps can then stretch and slip inside the plastic sleeve which stays stationary against the hull.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   01-09-2014
Replies: 52
Views: 4,537
Posted By Capt.Alex
Re: Sunbrella: What color is used on your boat?

Forest green bimini, wheat hatch covers
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   08-23-2013
Replies: 44
Views: 6,309
Posted By Capt.Alex
Re: Remote helm

This is the most common one available. Like others have said, they seem to be most common on mid sized power boats that are owner operated or have a small crew.

Yacht Controller - Wireless Remote...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   07-24-2013
Replies: 25
Views: 1,430
Posted By Capt.Alex
Re: which genset

My previous boat had a Northern Lights 5 KW set with a soft foam sound enclosure. My current boat has a 5 kw Fischer Panda in the standard fiberglass enclosure. The NL was far quieter, and produced...
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