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Search: Posts Made By: PaulBl
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 10-09-2006
Replies: 24
Views: 2,454
Posted By PaulBl
If there is no light then you can never grow...

If there is no light then you can never grow algea. Most tanks really are dark inside and so this is not the issue. Algea is a plant that requires sun light.

The issue is what water you choose to...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 10-09-2006
Replies: 11
Views: 2,428
Posted By PaulBl
Yachtworld listings are placed only by brokers. A...

Yachtworld listings are placed only by brokers. A broker therefore sat with a seller and set a price. It may be realistic or not. Not all sellers are realistic and some brokers will let a high price...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 04-07-2006
Replies: 1
Views: 643
Posted By PaulBl
There are a lot of things that can happen when...

There are a lot of things that can happen when dealing with chain on and off the windlass. I personally would prefer to at least see the chain going off and on if not actually be there.

Most...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 03-31-2006
Replies: 64
Views: 5,344
Posted By PaulBl
Mark, Handling a 50 ft boat takes two...

Mark,

Handling a 50 ft boat takes two things. The experiance and the checbook that can write lots of zeros. $300K is chump change and you have no experience at all. I'ld say you are not in a...
Forum: Provisioning 03-31-2006
Replies: 20
Views: 7,213
Posted By PaulBl
The little Honda generators are pretty nice but...

The little Honda generators are pretty nice but you really can't do much except turn them on and use the AC power they make. As noted you can't charge batteries with them.

Your solar panel...
Forum: Seamanship & Navigation 03-29-2006
Replies: 42
Views: 8,165
Posted By PaulBl
For me the propane locker is located directly...

For me the propane locker is located directly under the helm seat. It flips forward on forward hinges and has a drain in the bottom as a proper locker would. It is open on the top aft end. Sitting on...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 03-27-2006
Replies: 8
Views: 1,093
Posted By PaulBl
I think for a starting battery they will serve...

I think for a starting battery they will serve you well. They take a beating and the sprial technology gets a lot of play on the track and in military vehicles for that reason. The shock loads that...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 03-27-2006
Replies: 64
Views: 5,344
Posted By PaulBl
There really are no rules for asking / selling...

There really are no rules for asking / selling price. It's just as formal and varied as buying a house and often as expensive. I would disagree and say it's exactly like valuing a home. They often...
Forum: Learning to Sail 03-26-2006
Replies: 21
Views: 13,983
Posted By PaulBl
Like all the rest I hope your transition to...

Like all the rest I hope your transition to sailing is a great time and a lot of fun. It really is all about the fun.

Learning to sail I think is best done with folks you like. It's not unlike a...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 03-26-2006
Replies: 8
Views: 1,093
Posted By PaulBl
Optima Blue starting battery. Just plain great. I...

Optima Blue starting battery. Just plain great. I wouldn't use them for a house bank though. They deliver great cranking but in a deep cycle house bank that means little and they won't perform well....
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 03-26-2006
Replies: 5
Views: 1,079
Posted By PaulBl
AGM's have one asspect missed. It takes less...

AGM's have one asspect missed. It takes less input to charge them. They do have tighter regulation requirements but them a good regualtor is required for any serious use no matter what you use. If...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 03-26-2006
Replies: 10
Views: 2,237
Posted By PaulBl
For ENC support I only have seen one program...

For ENC support I only have seen one program better than Fugawi. Nobeltec is at best acceptable but the rest frankly suck. These days any one in the US should demand ENC support or walk. It ought to...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 03-24-2006
Replies: 6
Views: 2,012
Posted By PaulBl
Might be worth your money to also take it to a...

Might be worth your money to also take it to a sail maker. It may have other problems and with the mold you may want to seek some professional advice. Fix the little things and also take the time to...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 03-23-2006
Replies: 13
Views: 1,961
Posted By PaulBl
Sounds like a great idea to me. You have no idea...

Sounds like a great idea to me. You have no idea how terrible it can be on a boat when the people with you hate it and hate you even more for taking them. The captain never sleeps when the Admiral is...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 03-10-2006
Replies: 4
Views: 847
Posted By PaulBl
Power Squadron also does a quckie GPS navigation...

Power Squadron also does a quckie GPS navigation course too. They may also offer the basic and advancd courses near you and are are some of the best there are and free or low cost. Take as many of...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 03-10-2006
Replies: 2
Views: 2,759
Posted By PaulBl
It is possible to fly a symetric like an...

It is possible to fly a symetric like an asymetric. I'm hoping to do just that myself. With just me and my wife deploying a symetric with the huge pole is just not practical without an extra set of...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 03-05-2006
Replies: 6
Views: 1,992
Posted By PaulBl
I live off the York River on the lower bay where...

I live off the York River on the lower bay where we sail most of the time. The good part is unlike the northern bay there are not a lot of boats per sq mile. You won't feel crowded. You do need to...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 03-05-2006
Replies: 10
Views: 3,004
Posted By PaulBl
FL is pretty strict. Some neighbors each...

FL is pretty strict. Some neighbors each purchased boats in FL to be brought back to VA. Once you purchase the boat you get about 90 days before the state of FL comes looking for the tax. FL resident...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 02-17-2006
Replies: 1
Views: 785
Posted By PaulBl
Neither solar or wind power is better or more...

Neither solar or wind power is better or more efficient than the other. They are both different and actually work well together. Wind power will make more power on a windy day than solor but solar...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 02-17-2006
Replies: 3
Views: 1,098
Posted By PaulBl
Alwgrip is about as good a paint as there is for...

Alwgrip is about as good a paint as there is for "holding up". All paints need some type of additive for non skip. Without an additive it will be quite slippery when wet.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 02-07-2006
Replies: 8
Views: 1,093
Posted By PaulBl
Tax on boats brought to Florida from RI?

If you never paid any sales tax you have to pay FL the whole use tax. They call it use tax when you did not buy it in the state but it''s the same thing as sales tax<g>.

The break they give you...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 02-07-2006
Replies: 3
Views: 753
Posted By PaulBl
Increased Fuel Capacity

You really don''t want to be motoring in those conditions. You won''t make much progress and you''ll waste a lot of fuel. 20 gallons is maybe 125 nm. more or less.

For going down the ICW it''s not...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 01-26-2006
Replies: 28
Views: 3,290
Posted By PaulBl
up the mast on the hard

To Summarize Silmaril - are you nuts?

On the water is clearly so far safer than on land. On the water you just worry if the safety line will hold. The water line is the fulcrum to the balast. On...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 01-25-2006
Replies: 5
Views: 1,871
Posted By PaulBl
Magma Grill Question

After the bottle there must be a regualtor or the pressure will be too high for the grill. A selonoid is also required for safe operation. Mine is before the regualor as my stoove uses it too. The...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 01-25-2006
Replies: 3
Views: 1,578
Posted By PaulBl
Surveyor, Deltaville, VA area

Ken Julian did my survey as well 3 years ago. He will go over all sorts of extra information that won''t be in the report. He is a sailor with several of his own old boats. He does not go up the...
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