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Forum: Crew Wanted/Available   04-04-2012
Replies: 3
Views: 845
Posted By Marcvet
Looking for CREW PNW to Marquesas

We are looking for a capable male crew member for a trip from Neah Bay, WA to the Marquesas. 35' Lord Nelson. Some experience desired but sense of adventure and humor important. Leaving on or about...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   01-30-2012
Replies: 3
Views: 848
Posted By Marcvet
Faster, Thanks for the info. Do you have a LN...

Faster,
Thanks for the info. Do you have a LN 35?
Marcvet
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   01-29-2012
Replies: 3
Views: 848
Posted By Marcvet
Lord Nelson 35

After the Lord Nelson site went defunct it's hard to find or share useful information with other LN 35 owners. I'm in the process of refitting and would really enjoy ideas from other owners. If...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   01-07-2012
Replies: 67
Views: 13,156
Posted By Marcvet
Sewing Machine

Windkiller,
years ago i bought a Pfaff 130. I've never looked back. they are out of production but you can find quite a few in various states of repair on eBay.:)
Marcvet
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   10-03-2011
Replies: 16
Views: 3,648
Posted By Marcvet
Rabies

The problem with importing dogs into countries that don't have rabies is not from the US but from other countries. It is possible now to have a rabies titre done on your dog that SHOULD be all they...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   07-01-2011
Replies: 25
Views: 10,424
Posted By Marcvet
HC Alternative

As an alternative to the HC 33 or 38 you should consider a Lord Nelson 35. some poeple consider them the "Cadillac" of the Hans Christians. I have hull 27 and it's built like a brick s---house! Also,...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   06-12-2011
Replies: 9
Views: 4,283
Posted By Marcvet
battery cable size

I have 3 trojan 105s in each box rigged as you propose. it might be overkill but I use #2 AWG
Marcvet
s/v Gantman
Lord Nelson 35
Forum: Electronics   04-02-2011
Replies: 1
Views: 769
Posted By Marcvet
Smile Radar mounting

I am going to install a new radar and am considering using a Scanstrut backstay mount. I also Have my SSB antenna on the insulated part of the back stay. My question to you is if I mount the radar...
Forum: Apps & Authors   04-02-2011
Replies: 540
  Sticky: Recommended Reading
Views: 134,227
Posted By Marcvet
books

A sailor needs a bit of humor as well and my top pick, if you can still find it is UNLIKELY PASSAGES by Reese Palley:)
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   03-27-2011
Replies: 4
Views: 867
Posted By Marcvet
SSB Antenna

A 23" whip on my stern rail would look a hell of a lot better than some of the other crap there!
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   03-27-2011
Replies: 4
Views: 867
Posted By Marcvet
SSB Antenna

I have my backstay insulated for use as an SSB antenna. I need to replace the backstay and was thinking of using a 23' fiberglass antenna on the stern rail to avoid the cost of swedging on new...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   02-20-2011
Replies: 0
Views: 793
Posted By Marcvet
Lewmar H3

I'm considering a Lewmar H3 windlass to install. My boat is 20,000# and I use 300 ft of 5/16 G4 chain. Can anyone comment positvely or negatively on a Lewmar H3 they might have?
Thanks
Marcvet
s/v...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   10-16-2010
Replies: 5
Views: 3,587
Posted By Marcvet
Quick Anchor windlass

I am looking at various options for an electric windlass to install on my Lord Nelson 35. Space on deck is an issue and I don't want to fabricate a new base plate if I don't have to. I've looked at...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   09-18-2010
Replies: 136
Views: 12,502
Posted By Marcvet
Coffee on Board

You might try an Italian Moka coffee pot. A 2 part deal that is bullet proof. It makes very strong coffee however and you might need to dilute it. They come from one cup on up. The other is Starbucks...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   08-08-2010
Replies: 9
Views: 2,160
Posted By Marcvet
Wind Generator

I have a Kiss and it has been flawless. It is mounted on the same pole as my OB hoist. It rarely gets going under about 6-8Kn of wind. Noise wise it only gets really noisy with the wind around 20Kn....
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   04-13-2010
Replies: 0
Views: 733
Posted By Marcvet
Water Tank Gunk/Mildew on Sails

I have SS water tanks that have gasketed aluminum inspection ports. When the ports are removed the inside of the cover and the water tank rim are covered in a clear almost jelly like slime that is...
Forum: SailNet FAQ   04-11-2010
Replies: 0
Views: 627
Posted By Marcvet
Windlass for LN 35

I have a Lord Nelson 35 on which I'm planning to replace the SL 555 with a Lofrans Tigres. The electrical connection is already in place. The problem is that the footprint of the Tigres is such that...
Forum: Other Brands   04-08-2010
Replies: 2
Views: 1,140
Posted By Marcvet
Lord Nelson 35

Ziggy,
Thanks. You are the first and only LN owner to respond. Maybe my post was buried too deeply. In any event I have LN35 Hull# 27. We are in the process of a slow refit to take her to Australia...
Forum: Other Brands   03-09-2010
Replies: 2
Views: 1,140
Posted By Marcvet
Lord Nelson 35

Recently someone started a website for Lord Nelson owners. I might be mistaken but it seemed to last for about one month and then disappeared. If there are any LN 35 owners out there who wouldn't...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   11-15-2009
Replies: 2
Views: 432
Posted By Marcvet
LN Stays'l

Tager,
Thanks for the reply but not sure of your answer.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   11-15-2009
Replies: 2
Views: 432
Posted By Marcvet
LN Stays'l

Would anyone out there know the distance from the deck to the stays'l head block on a Lord Nelson 35'?
Forum: Electrical Systems   10-19-2009
Replies: 22
Views: 2,699
Posted By Marcvet
Battery charger

My Balmar 30 amp charger packed it in (not sure why or how) and i want to replace it with either a Xantrex or Charles. Does anybody have any experience pro or con either make. I'm charging 2 banks,...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   08-16-2009
Replies: 183
Views: 188,294
Posted By Marcvet
Off Shore Boats

Anther boat that meets the "I don't list Taiwan made boats" but are excellent, I own one and would trust it through anything are the Lord Nelson 35 & 41.
Marcvet
s/v Gantman
LN 35
Forum: Introduce Yourself   08-16-2009
Replies: 3,423
Views: 917,267
Posted By Marcvet
Check in

Puget Sound
marcvet
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   07-06-2009
Replies: 16
Views: 3,018
Posted By Marcvet
I'm looking at going with either the Stack Pack...

I'm looking at going with either the Stack Pack by Doyle or the or the Quick Cover by North. The big difference seems to be that the sail cover on the QC slides on to the boom whereas the sail cover...
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