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Search: Posts Made By: spinwing
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 04-02-2012
Replies: 11
Views: 1,446
Posted By spinwing
Re: Homemade navigation housing

How about this for Plan B?
Last year a friend built one using foam and fibreglass.
He built a block out of foam - building insulation - pink or blue.
Cut it and glued it so that it would fit over...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 09-15-2011
Replies: 25
Views: 3,089
Posted By spinwing
Or as my dockmate calls his yellow boat ...

Or as my dockmate calls his yellow boat "Bananas"
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 04-18-2011
Replies: 33
Views: 5,784
Posted By spinwing
$36. I can confirm that you will need a station...

$36. I can confirm that you will need a station licence to venture into the US and a personal operators licence as pointed out above.
Forum: Seamanship & Navigation 12-17-2010
Replies: 0
Views: 727
Posted By spinwing
Question Acronyms - chart plotter / GPS

Does anyone have a source (website) for a reasonably complete list of acronyms used with GPS and Chartplotters; i.e. XTE = cross track error. Preferably generic and not proprietary.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 09-20-2010
Replies: 34
Views: 3,151
Posted By spinwing
What is not to like?


Try these. A bit pricey but do the job and easily stowed. :cool:

Misc Flags The Binnacle Boating Supplies -
Forum: Electronics 05-22-2010
Replies: 1
Views: 1,614
Posted By spinwing
Question Change Airmar transducer

New to me boat has old Airmar (Navico) transducers (Depth and Speed). I am replacing both as well as the wind with a Raymarine ST60+ suite. (Depth, Speed, Wind)
The problem is in getting out the old...
Forum: Electronics 04-06-2010
Replies: 1
Views: 904
Posted By spinwing
Question Navico / Raymarine transducers

On newly acquired í88 H35, the Navico speed, depth and wind are all unserviceable.
Speed transducer is missing one vane on the impeller.
Both transducers are lying in the bilge with the maintenance...
Forum: Electrical Systems 03-12-2010
Replies: 31
Views: 9,060
Posted By spinwing
Exclamation Not quite.

Thanks for the list sailingdog None seem to do what I was hoping for. :mad: I am fairly comfortable with dedicted CAD programs; designed our house with "Home Design" and moder railroad with...
Forum: Electrical Systems 03-10-2010
Replies: 31
Views: 9,060
Posted By spinwing
Does anyone know of a good drawing program for...

Does anyone know of a good drawing program for marine electrical wiring. Something that will check the completeness of the circuits, etc. Rather than just starting to poke around, I would like to...
Forum: Electrical Systems 12-29-2009
Replies: 12
Views: 2,719
Posted By spinwing
Question ROLINE What are you using for your drawing. ...

What are you using for your drawing. Is it anything other that a standard CAD program or is it optimized for electrical?
Forum: Niagara 12-27-2009
Replies: 0
Views: 1,225
Posted By spinwing
Question Some N35 questions

OK! We made an offer on a Hinterhoeller Niagara 35 now the fun starts. We plan to live aboard after it splashes for the summer. We have already downsized from 4000 # ft to 3000 # ft and on the way...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 07-03-2009
Replies: 6
Views: 760
Posted By spinwing
Lightbulb Reflective tape

Forget about the chest; you want the tape on the hood. I presume that you will be wearing a lifevest with SOLAS. At night, the rescue helicopter will see your head first. Trust me.
Forum: Introduce Yourself 07-01-2009
Replies: 1
Views: 349
Posted By spinwing
Wink Trying to retire and failing miserably.

New to Sailnet. Trying to retire and failing miserably; too busy to be miserable and besides what good does that do.
Currently own a 2004 Hunter260 which is for sale as we intend to look for a mid...
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