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Search: Posts Made By: EagleSailtwo
Forum: Gulfstar 04-08-2010
Replies: 2
Views: 1,743
Posted By EagleSailtwo
Gs 43/44

Probably he has moved on and we'll never know the outcome..... I own a GS 43....The GS44, the next generation to the GS43....was also as well built. The design was answer to deficiencies the 43 had...
Forum: Gulfstar 04-08-2010
Replies: 3
Views: 4,481
Posted By EagleSailtwo
GulfStar 43 Mk II ketch/sloop

While I realize this post is quite old, I thought I'd respond.....The original poster was looking for a photo of a GS43, the responder, only responder "Can Blu" questions why?

The Gulfstar 43 was...
Forum: Living Aboard 03-01-2010
Replies: 59
Views: 9,202
Posted By EagleSailtwo
Holding tank?

Forgot to mention.......Most pump out services are curtailed during the winter months here in the NorthEast.........Pumping of holding tanks is not possible!
Forum: Living Aboard 02-23-2010
Replies: 59
Views: 9,202
Posted By EagleSailtwo
Has anyone livaboard here questioned sewage...

Has anyone livaboard here questioned sewage issues? I mean, how do you dispose of your sewage? You cant pump it overboard! So you awake in the middle of the night, and in your pajamas, you need to...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 12-24-2008
Replies: 65
Views: 7,219
Posted By EagleSailtwo
Easy come.... Leaving Narragansett...

Easy come....

Leaving Narragansett bay.......straight for Bermuda.....more than approx. 1000 miles under sail, or 700 miles under power....leaving in a winter storm......WE SAILORS WOULD NOT DO...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 12-23-2008
Replies: 65
Views: 7,219
Posted By EagleSailtwo
I posted this in another forum............It does...

I posted this in another forum............It does not surprise me that the boat is "not seaworthy" as it was reported that the transmission did not appear to function properly leaving the dock on...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 12-23-2008
Replies: 65
Views: 7,219
Posted By EagleSailtwo
Well there it is, "heavily built offshore...

Well there it is, "heavily built offshore cruiser" The Moonshine skipper probably read the same thing, believing his boat could endure any seas!
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 12-21-2008
Replies: 65
Views: 7,219
Posted By EagleSailtwo
This boat left our dock in East Greenwich, RI....

This boat left our dock in East Greenwich, RI. mid day on Friday. I never met them, they appeared on our dock a month or so ago, hailing port is Brooklyn Maine. The young crew have been preparing...
Forum: Living Aboard 10-19-2006
Replies: 24
Views: 5,058
Posted By EagleSailtwo
My favorite hobby is varnishing old and worn out...

My favorite hobby is varnishing old and worn out teak, then there are the main and mizzen that haven't seen paint since 1977, Oh, and how about the needed replacement articles such as running...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 10-19-2006
Replies: 2
Views: 548
Posted By EagleSailtwo
BULLxxxx....

Cruisers forum, all of it's moderator, webmasters, condemnded a poster for complaining his problems about a problematic propeller. The poster was simply looking for help.......No less than all forum...
Forum: Seamanship & Navigation 10-06-2006
Replies: 55
Views: 8,955
Posted By EagleSailtwo
If I understand you correctly, an over reved prop...

If I understand you correctly, an over reved prop spins so fast it cant catch water thus finding it's way to least resistance and if so, is it possible that a moving sailboat with a locked propeller...
Forum: herSailNet 10-05-2006
Replies: 15
Views: 3,466
Posted By EagleSailtwo
My 9 year old Brittany "Gromit" his grandfather...

My 9 year old Brittany "Gromit" his grandfather is Wallace, was trained to go on the fore deck early on when he was a pup but we have been boatless since until this past summer and while out sailing...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 10-05-2006
Replies: 7
Views: 1,085
Posted By EagleSailtwo
This sounds very interesting, hmmmm never thought...

This sounds very interesting, hmmmm never thought about cruising/sailing through the heartland of the good ole USA! 51' hight clearance, what about draft and how much sailing, motoring, and do a lot...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 09-27-2006
Replies: 37
Views: 3,064
Posted By EagleSailtwo
rossir While this boat is new to me, I am...

rossir

While this boat is new to me, I am still getting acquainted and learning this boat as I go. I haven't yet tried my mizzen, haven't even bent it on! My auto-pilot, an old Autohelm 4000,...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 09-25-2006
Replies: 37
Views: 3,064
Posted By EagleSailtwo
I am 51, and many years ago I had planned the...

I am 51, and many years ago I had planned the similar dream. I bought a 32' Alden sloop and lived aboard that boat for two years, and while it had decent accommodations, it did start to become...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 09-25-2006
Replies: 31
Views: 4,774
Posted By EagleSailtwo
My Gulfstar 43 has a bow thruster that the...

My Gulfstar 43 has a bow thruster that the previous owner had installed. I wondered before buying this boat if this would be a useful thing or not? I also wondered if having a 10 inch tube with a...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 09-24-2006
Replies: 17
Views: 1,706
Posted By EagleSailtwo
Sorry to hear all this,:( but as mentioned by...

Sorry to hear all this,:( but as mentioned by others, you need to act on this asap, like starting Monday morning! That marina is screwing around with you for sure!

A drop of water entering any of...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 09-24-2006
Replies: 59
Views: 10,714
Posted By EagleSailtwo
I have gone back to teak oil (I put several coats...

I have gone back to teak oil (I put several coats on) for toe rails, bow pulpit, and cabin trunk moldings, the cockpit coaming and companionway hatch and doors, will be varnished.

While the Cetol...
Forum: Living Aboard 09-13-2006
Replies: 14
Views: 7,673
Posted By EagleSailtwo
Please for god's sake, :mad: do not use GREEN...

Please for god's sake, :mad: do not use GREEN toxic anti-freeze in any systems such as domestic water or even your engine while winterizing.

There is PINK non-toxic anti-freeze available specific...
Forum: Living Aboard 09-12-2006
Replies: 224
Views: 88,953
Posted By EagleSailtwo
I live alone with my dog Grommit aboard my...

I live alone with my dog Grommit aboard my Gulfstar 43 Mk II ketch on a mooring until mid November then will be dockside until end of March then back on a mooring again....somewhere??..I currently...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 09-12-2006
Replies: 33
Views: 3,869
Posted By EagleSailtwo
Look here ...

Look here http://www.st.nmfs.gov/st1/commercial/landings/cg_vessel2.html
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 09-11-2006
Replies: 31
Views: 4,244
Posted By EagleSailtwo
Oops, I confused the 4108 with another similar...

Oops, I confused the 4108 with another similar diesel that does use a timing chain. The 4107 and 4108 in fact run helical timing gears run off the cam and seldom wear out....sorry:o
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 09-10-2006
Replies: 31
Views: 4,244
Posted By EagleSailtwo
Generally, at around 5000 hours, the 4-108 head...

Generally, at around 5000 hours, the 4-108 head will need to come off and be rebuilt including valves, valve stems/guides, valve springs etc. Also, the timing chain will likely have a lot of slack...
Forum: Living Aboard 09-10-2006
Replies: 64
Views: 15,277
Posted By EagleSailtwo
I bought a Gulfstar 43 MkII last July to live...

I bought a Gulfstar 43 MkII last July to live aboard and am currently installing two Espar Airtronic D4, 13,650 BTU/hr. diesel heaters. I think I paid $3700 for both online. If installed properly,...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 08-02-2006
Replies: 9
Views: 825
Posted By EagleSailtwo
Whoosh...........after one crow lands it's only a...

Whoosh...........after one crow lands it's only a short while before others descend...... in a hurry!

Good luck with whom you decide to go with, there are several out there who can service your...
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