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Search: Posts Made By: SHIMSHON
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 07-08-2004
Replies: 2
Views: 2,939
Posted By SHIMSHON
KROGEN 38

Any comments on the Krogen 38'' cutter? Quality of workmanship, sailing characteristics; how do those tandem center boards work? etc
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 02-02-2004
Replies: 5
Views: 1,006
Posted By SHIMSHON
Auto Pilots - Below Deck

Had great results with a CETREC PROPILOT on my last boat which displaced 34,000lbs. She was a linear drive and was overbuilt for commercial vessels. Had primary controls at the nav station and a hand...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 09-20-2003
Replies: 11
Views: 1,768
Posted By SHIMSHON
Docking

In Long Island Sound, both North Shore and Ct.traditionaly, you pay for the size of the slip not the size of the boat ie. a 35'' boat in a 40'' slip will pay the rate for the larger slip. Per foot...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 09-11-2003
Replies: 7
Views: 1,549
Posted By SHIMSHON
Refrigeration Help

I had the larger Tecnautics unit which was engine driven--compressor and it worked well once the box was cold. I used the freezer unit and then had a spill over into the refrigerator box. I ran it...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 09-11-2003
Replies: 3
Views: 1,998
Posted By SHIMSHON
ferro cement boat

They make wonderful artificial reefs. If interested in buying one there are plenty awaiting finishing touches in backyards in Southern California.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 08-03-2003
Replies: 9
Views: 1,058
Posted By SHIMSHON
boat sails at anchor

Try using a "keltie" with a 20lb lead wt on it. With the rode straight up and down the tendency to sail will be greatly reduced, at least thats been my experience. You might have to play with the...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 05-01-2003
Replies: 26
Views: 15,878
Posted By SHIMSHON
HALLBERG RASSY

Considering purchasing an HR 36'' any owners can comment on this boat??
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 07-18-2002
Replies: 1
Views: 1,497
Posted By SHIMSHON
Rode Rider (aka Anchor Sentinal)

AKA"keltie". You don''t want it sitting on the anchor-- the whole purpose of the sentinnel is to increase the catenary in your anchor line,(which increases the holding power of your anchor)therefore,...
Forum: Crew Wanted/Available 07-13-2002
Replies: 0
Views: 518
Posted By SHIMSHON
LOOKING TO CREW

Sold the boat and now looking for crewing/short term cruising opportunities. Over 25 years sailing experience and former Naval Officer. Have owned vessels ranging in size from 6'' to 47''. Have...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 05-31-2002
Replies: 4
Views: 791
Posted By SHIMSHON
Water system

Does the fresh water pump cycle when you turn it on? Is there an accumulator tank in the system? Have you checked the in line filters to make sure they are clean of debris? Does your pressure switch...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 05-26-2002
Replies: 2
Views: 5,037
Posted By SHIMSHON
older lewmar winch parts

Try the Australian Winch Company at www.australianwinchco.com or use GOOGLE search engine. GOOD LUCK!
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 05-25-2002
Replies: 10
Views: 1,543
Posted By SHIMSHON
Advice/Opinions Nav. Software

How about the CAPN''T Voyager? Very user friendly and can be as simple or as sophisticated as one wants. Used by the Coast Guard as well as the Naval Academy.
Forum: Chartering 04-25-2002
Replies: 1
Views: 1,021
Posted By SHIMSHON
MAINE CHARTER

Any recommendations for a bareboat charter in the Penobscot/Mid Coast region of Maine. Boat size 40-45''. Thanks
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 04-25-2002
Replies: 9
Views: 2,202
Posted By SHIMSHON
Mason 43/44

VIEXILE--ditto on the accountants.
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 04-24-2002
Replies: 9
Views: 2,202
Posted By SHIMSHON
Mason 43/44

VIEXILe, lighten up. The point of my comment is that there are very few companies out there that have not been involved in some kind of product litigation. This does not necessarily condemn the...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 04-08-2002
Replies: 18
Views: 3,050
Posted By SHIMSHON
Best New Cruiser 42-45 under $1,000,000

VIEXILE, Iagree--there are a lot of boats just as nice and well made as the Hinckley for a lot less cost. The Hinckleys i have been on are beautiful boats but tend to be somewhat dated down below. I...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 04-07-2002
Replies: 2
Views: 2,094
Posted By SHIMSHON
Inverter Installation

I installed a TRACE 2500 Inverter in my engine compartment above the engine on a customized stainless steel bracket. The engine is a Perkins 4-236 and puts out a fair amount of heat. This...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 04-07-2002
Replies: 16
Views: 7,435
Posted By SHIMSHON
proposing to paint prop

I have gone bare and have also used a two part system on my prop and quite frankly the only difference that I have noticed is the additional expense and labor.
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 04-05-2002
Replies: 18
Views: 3,050
Posted By SHIMSHON
Best New Cruiser 42-45 under $1,000,000

i would add to my earlier posting the following:
Shannon
Cabo Rico
Obviously I am biased towards full displacement vessels. But having cruised offshore for some 30 years in...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 04-04-2002
Replies: 18
Views: 3,050
Posted By SHIMSHON
Best New Cruiser 42-45 under $1,000,000

I would suggest any of the following Manufactures which produce boats within your requirements:
Mason
Halberg Rassy
Oyster
Shearwater
Pacific Seacraft
Swan
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 04-02-2002
Replies: 7
Views: 1,252
Posted By SHIMSHON
Binoculars

If you are going to buy only one pair of binoculors in your life time make them Fujinon Polaris. First of all the optics are without compare and they are built to withstand just about everything....
Forum: Seamanship & Navigation 03-29-2002
Replies: 45
Views: 6,230
Posted By SHIMSHON
green flash

Pete, Try just before sunrise!!
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 03-27-2002
Replies: 2
Views: 494
Posted By SHIMSHON
RADIO DIRECTION FINDER

I am looking for an instruction manual for RDF--I think any manual will do since they all operate on the same principal. Thanks
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 03-26-2002
Replies: 19
Views: 1,704
Posted By SHIMSHON
Most important electronic equipment

I absolutely agree!! You have to wonder how much cruising experience the respondents actually have.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 03-24-2002
Replies: 61
Views: 4,569
Posted By SHIMSHON
When does BigRed56 get out of jail?

MAMA COCHA, You''ve been appointed hall monitor. Good Luck!
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