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Search: Posts Made By: sfbaysailing
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 1 Week Ago
Replies: 62
Views: 2,208
Posted By sfbaysailing
Re: High out put alternator

Ah, makes sense. I like that system....on my last boat I installed the 1/2/all + on/off system and it works great, but the three switch setup looks to be the way to go on my new boat....thanks!
greg
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 1 Week Ago
Replies: 62
Views: 2,208
Posted By sfbaysailing
Re: High out put alternator

Mainsail:
One quick question about the three switch setup you are showing....is that a simple on/off switch in the middle? Just trying to figure out the configuration....thanks!
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 12-16-2013
Replies: 16
Views: 1,839
Posted By sfbaysailing
Re: Info on Comanche 42?

Brian
Thanks so much for your reply! Thats exactly the kind of info we were looking for.
cheers
greg
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 12-15-2013
Replies: 16
Views: 1,839
Posted By sfbaysailing
Re: Info on Comanche 42?

Hey Everyone
Thanks for the links. I have seen all that info already, though, and am still hoping that someone here might have more information.....
thanks!
greg
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 12-15-2013
Replies: 16
Views: 1,839
Posted By sfbaysailing
Info on Comanche 42?

Hello!
We are looking at a Sparkman & Stephens designed 1970 Comanche 42, built by Chris Craft.
We intend to sail it on the West coast, and eventually cross the pacific.
We haven't been able to...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 10-02-2013
Replies: 113
Views: 7,171
Posted By sfbaysailing
Re: Composting Toilets vs. Holding Tank

I just wanted to add another voice for the composting heads. Bought a Nature's Head earlier this year, and have absolutely loved it. Saved space with no holding tank, fewer holes in the boat, the...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 03-19-2013
Replies: 3
Views: 394
Posted By sfbaysailing
Re: Tranmission / Coupling Installation...C30

Hey guys

thanks for the quick replies.
I did bring the shaft and coupling to the shop to have them fitted. The shaft actually had two sets of set screws, one at 180 degrees to the wundruff (sp?)...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 03-19-2013
Replies: 3
Views: 394
Posted By sfbaysailing
Tranmission / Coupling Installation...C30

Hey everyone

We have our 1976 Catalina 30 "Amici" hauled out to do a bunch of work, including replacing the cutlass bearing....which required cutting off the old prop shaft coupling and buying a...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 01-03-2013
Replies: 18
Views: 1,172
Posted By sfbaysailing
Re: Orientation for Composting Head?

SVTatia -
Right, thats exactly what I was thinking about. Does anyone else wit experience using the Nature's Head have any ideas about whether or not the "pee trap" will function as designed if the...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 12-28-2012
Replies: 18
Views: 1,172
Posted By sfbaysailing
Orientation for Composting Head?

Hey all!

So next month we are gonna rip out the disgusting porta-potty on our boat, and install a new composting head (Nature's Head) in our Catalina 30.

I am thinking about how to install it,...
Forum: Seamanship & Navigation 12-21-2012
Replies: 15
Views: 1,751
Posted By sfbaysailing
Re: SF Bay Sailors - Transiting the Bonita Channel?

Hey everyone

So we ended up going up and down the channel on wednesday, and soaking the pots off muir beach for a few hours.
The channel was fine, no problems at all. It was, however, a bit...
Forum: Seamanship & Navigation 12-18-2012
Replies: 15
Views: 1,751
Posted By sfbaysailing
Re: SF Bay Sailors - Transiting the Bonita Channel?

George

Thanks for such great info!

So it sounds like I can go up around Bonita and check things out, which makes me feel better. I did a lightship sail last season, and it was much like your...
Forum: Seamanship & Navigation 12-18-2012
Replies: 15
Views: 1,751
Posted By sfbaysailing
Re: SF Bay Sailors - Transiting the Bonita Channel?

Hey everyone

thanks for the replies. I'm still up in the air - we are going to spend the night in aquatic park, so we still have some time to decide. And now the forecast is moderating a bit to:
...
Forum: Seamanship & Navigation 12-18-2012
Replies: 15
Views: 1,751
Posted By sfbaysailing
SF Bay Sailors - Transiting the Bonita Channel?

Hey everyone

I am considering heading north from SF bay tomorrow, towards muir beach. The NOAA forecast is calling for:

NE WINDS 10 KT...WIND WAVES
3 FT IN THE MORNING...BECOMING 2 FT OR LESS....
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 05-12-2012
Replies: 8
Views: 1,273
Posted By sfbaysailing
Leaking Thru Hull

Hello everyone!

My partners and I recently bought a 1978 Catalina 30 which we have been fixing up for the last month. Hopefully today we put the final touches on her (for now), and go sailing!
...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 05-08-2012
Replies: 3
Views: 499
Posted By sfbaysailing
SF Bay Bottom Cleaner Recomendation?

Hello everyone!

Can anyone recommend a good diver to do the cleaning on our Catalina 30 berthed in the Berkeley Marina? I'm planning on having it done every 3 months, does that seem right? The...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 05-01-2012
Replies: 29
Views: 2,065
Posted By sfbaysailing
Re: Please critique my charging schematic

or, it allows me to start off the house bank by switching the ON/OFF to OFF and the 1/2/BOTH/OFF switch to BOTH!
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 04-30-2012
Replies: 29
Views: 2,065
Posted By sfbaysailing
Re: Please critique my charging schematic

Awesome!
thanks everyone!
greg
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 04-30-2012
Replies: 29
Views: 2,065
Posted By sfbaysailing
Re: Please critique my charging schematic

Hey there HelloSailor

Yeah, my old panel has the fuses built in, but the new West Marine panel like this WEST MARINE DC Electrical Panels at West Marine...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 04-30-2012
Replies: 29
Views: 2,065
Posted By sfbaysailing
Re: Please critique my charging schematic - UPDATE

Hello everyone

So I was able to get everything installed this weekend, and so far it looks great. I'm waiting on a couple of fuses in order to test everything out, but in the meantime I have one...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 04-27-2012
Replies: 29
Views: 2,065
Posted By sfbaysailing
Re: Please critique my charging schematic

MaineSail -
You nailed it. I am going with this system thanks to all the input from yourself and others, and I'm really happy with the relative simplicity combined with great flexibility.

Also...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 04-26-2012
Replies: 29
Views: 2,065
Posted By sfbaysailing
Re: Please critique my charging schematic

Hey johnny....
I was thinking 150amp
g
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 04-26-2012
Replies: 29
Views: 2,065
Posted By sfbaysailing
Re: Please critique my charging schematic

Hey Dan

Thanks for the reply.
The wire for the starter is 1 gauge, which is already existing. I'm just going to re-route the current wire to a different battery bank.

Thanks for checking the...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 04-26-2012
Replies: 29
Views: 2,065
Posted By sfbaysailing
Please critique my charging schematic

Hello everyone

I have a 1978 Catalina 30, which needs basically an entirely new charging and electrical system. Unfortunately, I'm not very experienced with electrical stuff, so I've been reading...
Forum: Electrical Systems 04-16-2012
Replies: 12
Views: 954
Posted By sfbaysailing
Re: Advice on Designing Battery Systems

Thanks again, everyone, for all the help.

One last question.....what's the difference/advantages/disadvantages of the ACR unt vs. the Echo Charger? The ACR is about half the price of the...
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