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Forum: Living Aboard   04-03-2011
Replies: 22
Views: 18,189
Posted By westerly
Liveaboard Working Boatyard

We hauled out, worked on & lived aboard our 37' sailboat at Green Cove Springs Marina (Fl.) & recommend the place to all.
Hey Dave!!! We are in fact headed back there now, probably sometime in...
Forum: Living Aboard   04-03-2011
Replies: 6
Views: 4,030
Posted By westerly
Liveaboard Marina

We are seeking recommendations for liveaboard sailboat friendly marinas in the Melbourne / Palm Bay, Florida area. Cannot afford the best but need something safe, secure, etc. for 37' sailboat.
Forum: Electrical Systems   04-03-2011
Replies: 1
Views: 3,135
Posted By westerly
Simrad Robertson AP-11 Auotpilot

I have a Simrad AP-11 autopilot system on my 37' sailboat which has stopped functioning correctly. It displays "compass error" after working for a period of time. A friend, familiar with the system, ...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   01-15-2011
Replies: 3
Views: 1,115
Posted By westerly
Green Cove Springs Marina, Green Cove Springs,...

Green Cove Springs Marina, Green Cove Springs, Fl. is one of the last of the good ol' boy working boatyards left with reasonable rates & close to parts & services.
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   10-22-2010
Replies: 12
Views: 3,763
Posted By westerly
Smile Luperon

Just an update on the situation in Luperon, Dominican Republic. The new marina has begun hauling boats out & the water quality is much improved over our last trip here. S/V Mello Moon
Forum: Living Aboard   10-22-2010
Replies: 24
Views: 5,050
Posted By westerly
Smile Health Insurance

We currently anchor in Luperon Bay, Dominican Republic & quality health care is so reasonable most people see little need for insurance here. However, if you go elsewhere and want lifeflight...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   10-22-2010
Replies: 0
Views: 1,042
Posted By westerly
Solimar Steering

I have the a Solimar 607 Series 3 steering system on my 1989 Jeanneau Voyage 37'. I am attempting to pull the steering wheel shaft & bearing from the pulpit in order to access the keyway located...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   02-10-2010
Replies: 7
Views: 2,475
Posted By westerly
wifi antenna

i have used a radiolabs wave rv marine antenna at a dock in florida for the past year and it seems to function ok. much superior to the built in laptop unit. a friend who had used his in the...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   11-23-2009
Replies: 3
Views: 1,940
Posted By westerly
yanmar 4jh2e zinc

has anyone heard of a zinc/anode being used on the 4jh2e engine? cannot find mention of any in manual. would one be benificial?
also, has anyone found a source for an aftermarket raw water pump?
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   10-04-2009
Replies: 22
Views: 2,388
Posted By westerly
foul weather gear

i spent 6 years in the caribbean. wore my economy west marine rain jacket a half dozen times and the pants only once (too hot). jim
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   09-28-2009
Replies: 37
Views: 5,706
Posted By westerly
meeting crew

the unwritten rule of thumb in sailing is,
you can say when or you can say where,
but you cannot say both.
s/v mello moon
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   09-28-2009
Replies: 45
Views: 6,164
Posted By westerly
depends on your requirements, desires, color...

depends on your requirements, desires, color choice, needs, preferences, etc...etc.
but be careful what you wish for.
the afore mentioned rental agreement works very well in stops like the...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   09-16-2009
Replies: 4
Views: 1,089
Posted By westerly
westerly

i too am looking at the san blas island. expect to meet with a fellow who has been there next week. send your e-mail & we can trade info.
jim s/v mello moon
westerly84@yahoo.com
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   08-22-2008
Replies: 0
Views: 845
Posted By westerly
velox paint

a few years ago i noticed the running gear on a boat pulled for survey was surprisingly growth free. the owner said he had used a european paint called "velox" on all metal parts with continuing...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   08-06-2008
Replies: 32
Views: 7,221
Posted By westerly
ketch vs sloop

when shopping for my first sailboat i was set on a aft cockpit sloop or cutter as i was familiar with that configuration. ended up getting attached to a center cockpit ketch (westerly corsair 36')...
Forum: Introduce Yourself   07-23-2008
Replies: 15
Views: 1,977
Posted By westerly
hf (ssb) radio installation

preparing to install an ssb on board my sailboat & the information i am coming up with is very controversial.
i have accessed articles from gordon west, west marine, icom, on sailnet, etc. & spoken...
Forum: Introduce Yourself   07-23-2008
Replies: 15
Views: 1,977
Posted By westerly
hf radio channels

regarding the channels most used by cruisers for listening, etc. i suggest you go to Caribbean Compass Homepage (http://www.caribbeancompass.com) as they often publish a list of current frequencies...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   06-15-2008
Replies: 6
Views: 5,658
Posted By westerly
wi-fi antenna

recently sailed thru bahamas along with fellow cruiser who had a c. crane external super wi-fi antenna that worked very well allowing him to recieve signals from houses on various islands & use skype...
Forum: Jeanneau   07-13-2006
Replies: 0
Views: 1,196
Posted By westerly
bad burner

the propane stove in my 1989 voyage is (i believe) a nautical brand. not sure as part of name is rubbed off. i need a replacement burner top for the smaller of the two burners. anyone familiar with...
Forum: Jeanneau   07-13-2006
Replies: 0
Views: 1,391
Posted By westerly
Unhappy sunpanel leaks

have a 1989 jeanneau voyage 37' with fixed overhead lexan sunpanels which have leaked & damaged roof wood panels. i would like to reseal or eliminate these. anyone had similar experience?
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