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Forum: Weather   5 Days Ago
Replies: 87
Views: 4,167
Posted By MarkofSeaLife
Levi Cowan has the best explained videos. This...

Levi Cowan has the best explained videos.
This one is from last night. He does one per day during an event.
Also check out his auto updated current storm page. Far better than NHC
Forum: Gas   1 Week Ago
Replies: 17
Views: 601
Posted By Waterrat
Re: 5 or 6 hp engine

Just came across this to help run a little cleaner two stroke. I have no idea how well it works but interesting.

Duckworks Magazine (
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 18
Views: 795
Posted By RobGallagher
Newport RI Boat Show Discussion

I just came from the Sept. 2015 Newport, RI show.

First off, if you use Ticketmaster, the e-ticket function is next to useless. You have to find the main tent and they will print you a ticket to...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   07-02-2015
Replies: 24
Views: 1,758
Posted By travlineasy
Re: Easy Solar Panel Mount

Good looking rig.

Here's the link SAILvertise Solar Mount (

Gary :cool:
Forum: Chartering   06-22-2015
Replies: 25
Views: 2,694
Posted By Telesail
Re: What a beach apparently looks like after a Sunsail flotilla has visited

From the Director of Marketing on Sunsail UK Facebook page:

"We were very sorry to see the photos from Robin. I have asked her for some more information so we can find out what happened and ensure...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   06-11-2015
Replies: 17
Views: 910
Posted By jackdale
Re: Just finished teaching first asa 101 class


ASA 104 and Sail Canada Intermediate are almost identical. I will post my Intermediate PowerPoint notes on Slideshare.

Forum: Gear & Maintenance   06-04-2015
Replies: 3
Views: 378
Posted By RichH
Re: Solution to Chafe on my Genoa

As long as the leech edge stitching is still intact and also not frayed, etc. Id leave such alone.

Once the stitching needs replacement then you have two choices -
1. an overlay of...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   05-27-2015
Replies: 13
Views: 1,296
Posted By davidpm
Practical Sailor AGM battery report

The latest issue of PS has a report on how real world usage affects AGM batteries.

The bottom line, (correct me if you got a different takeaway) was that standard cruising battery usage of...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   05-19-2015
Replies: 9
Views: 713
Posted By precipice
Just got back from Phuket. Here's my HD video...

I just got back from a week of sailing with the Nikon D800 in Phuket, and was lucky enough to visit the Phi Phi islands!
I made a HD video of the trip, including some cool sea caves. Check it out,...
Forum: Electrical Systems   05-19-2015
Replies: 19
Views: 1,042
Posted By Maine Sail
Battery Terminal Short-Circuit Protection

I have been asked numerous times in recent weeks what the rules are about protecting battery terminals and how I go about doing this. A lot of my images do not show terminal protection because I may...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   05-18-2015
Replies: 18
Views: 700
Posted By Delta-T
Volvo in Newport

What an assume weekend at the Volvo village at Fort Adams in Newport RI. Thank god the weather person could not have been any more wrong with the predictions. Both Saturday and Sunday the boats came...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   05-13-2015
Replies: 6
Views: 643
Posted By CharlzO
New USCG mobile app

Being released Saturday:

USCG Mobile App (
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   05-05-2015
Replies: 40
Views: 3,060
Posted By JimMcGee
Re: How to get free internet on your boats.

Whoa, this isn't exactly Jesse James stuff here.

First most recent model Android phones can be configured as a hotspot so other devices like a laptop can use it as a WiFi Internet access point....
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   04-26-2015
Replies: 11
Views: 772
Posted By Jeff_H
Re: Advice about a Bukh

I had a smaller Buhk in my last boat. They are comparatively simple engines to work on, and pretty reliable. Parts were quite expensive and not always available in a timely manner. I think Buhk makes...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   04-22-2015
Replies: 40
Views: 1,649
Posted By JimsCAL
Re: jib track bolts, big phillips?

The genny track on my '85 Cal 33 is installed using the same hardware. Makes sense since Cal and ODay were owned by the same parent corporation(s) in the 80s. My suggestion would be to remove the...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   04-13-2015
Replies: 100
Views: 6,878
Posted By TomMaine
Re: How Old is Your Boat

The Swiftsure is really nice boat! We'll have to split the prize, so far,...

My boat is 54 years old this season. The fiberglass hull and deck were first painted decades ago when the gelcoat gave...
Forum: Electronics   04-06-2015
Replies: 12
Views: 963
Posted By Maine Sail
Re: GPSMAP 741 reviews?

Around here about 1.5 hours and $150.00...
Forum: Electronics   04-05-2015
Replies: 12
Views: 963
Posted By Maine Sail
Re: GPSMAP 741 reviews?

Edson Pedestal Guard GPS Mount (
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   04-02-2015
Replies: 34
Views: 2,926
Posted By chip
Re: Tanker goes out of control on Delaware River

Crazy. Not to fuel the armchair quarterbacking, but that spot is on Chart 12314, just west of Burlington Island, if you're curious. It almost hit the range mark, so it was initially going the right...
Forum: Destinations   03-30-2015
Replies: 3
Views: 4,010
Posted By tholepin
Re: No Mans Land

One cannot land on the island. There is a roadstead in foul ground for protection from S to SW winds. Not safe / comfortable when wind blows from any other quadrant. If weather is benign, drop the...
Forum: Maintenance/How-to Videos   03-30-2015
Replies: 4
Views: 630
Posted By vtp
How to Manually Inflate an Automatic PFD

What do you do if your inflatable PFD doesn't inflate when you hit the water? I jumped in using my expired inflation unit and while putting the PFD back together I kept thinking it would be very...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   03-29-2015
Replies: 2
Views: 777
Posted By davidpm
Intersting graphic about a wave
Forum: Cal   03-24-2015
Replies: 7
Views: 1,404
Posted By Don0190
Forum: Electronics   03-13-2015
Replies: 11
Views: 758
Posted By btrayfors
Re: Lookin' for a new HANDHELD VHF

The new STANDARD HORIZON HX870 Floating Handheld VHF Radio with GPS looks great.

Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   02-10-2015
Replies: 24
Views: 2,156
Posted By oceanbrew
Channel 13: Absolute Must

Having a tugboat captain as an uncle has given me many insights into commercial Vessel traffic. Almost all commercial vessels use channel 13 for communication. They do not go to channel 16 and many...
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