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Forum: Diesel   9 Hours Ago
Replies: 12
Views: 282
Posted By eherlihy
Re: Westerbeke 40 electrical issues

Great! Thanks for the follow up!!

Now that you've solved the riddle, I suggest that you create, and maintain, an accurate, as installed, diagram of how your system is configured.
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   18 Hours Ago
Replies: 36
Views: 1,334
Posted By eherlihy
Re: How big was your pile of cash when you left the dock?

I've read a number of these threads in the past, but I think that I can sum up all of my reading with this: "How much 'you got?"

Financial management is like managing the wind when you're...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   20 Hours Ago
Replies: 20
Views: 611
Posted By eherlihy
Re: Keeping the House

Preface: I am not out cruising, and the boat is more my dream than hers.

My wife and I owned a home with a pool in the north east. She works full-time, and I'm semi retired (teaching sailing...
Forum: Introduce Yourself   2 Days Ago
Replies: 3
Views: 140
Posted By eherlihy
Re: Hello from NE Scotland

Welcome to the forums!
Forum: Introduce Yourself   2 Days Ago
Replies: 2
  Hello
Views: 1,628
Posted By eherlihy
Re: Hello

Welcome!!!

But... :worthless:
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   2 Days Ago
Replies: 8
Views: 396
Posted By eherlihy
Re: Plumbing questions

:eek: :eek :eek:

Allow me to point you at this URL, which is the primer for what you're going to be dealing with; Seacock & Thru-Hull Primer/Pre Information Photo Gallery by Compass Marine How To...
Forum: Seamanship & Navigation   2 Days Ago
Replies: 41
Views: 1,412
Posted By eherlihy
Exclamation Paper charts are no longer REQUIRED

Have y'all see this?:
Forum: Diesel   3 Days Ago
Replies: 12
Views: 282
Posted By eherlihy
Re: Westerbeke 40 electrical issues

I'm not sure what problem symptoms you are experiencing... so I'll start slow;
Do you have a charged battery aboard? If no, get one.
If yes, is it connected to the off-1-1&2-2 switch? If no, tell...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   3 Days Ago
Replies: 16
Views: 569
Posted By eherlihy
Re: My boat needs a new cockpit.

You're retired - right?

It looks gorgeous!
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   3 Days Ago
Replies: 19
Views: 811
Posted By eherlihy
Re: Stuck Thru Hull Valve - Help Wanted!

Perhaps this illustration will provide some inspiration toward understanding;
https://www.staylace.com/gallery/gallery31/james_hoods%20_wasp_boy.jpg
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   3 Days Ago
Replies: 15
Views: 761
Posted By eherlihy
Re: What is going on with this keel?! Please Help Solve this Mystery

and for your questions;

1 - I believe that this may be to accommodate different keel configurations
2 - they are relatively new
3 - it was recently repaired, and it was done correctly
4 - Why...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   3 Days Ago
Replies: 15
Views: 761
Posted By eherlihy
Re: What is going on with this keel?! Please Help Solve this Mystery

OK... now that I've read your story with the pictures I can possibly help.

I believe that you boat has had the keel bolts replaced.

My boat has been through a similar repair. You can read some...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   3 Days Ago
Replies: 15
Views: 761
Posted By eherlihy
Re: What is going on with this keel?! Please Help Solve this Mystery

in an effort to help other readers;


... now I can go back and read it... :)
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   4 Days Ago
Replies: 8
Views: 396
Posted By eherlihy
Re: Plumbing questions

A picture of the through hull and backing plate (there is one - right?) will have to be posted before I even attempt to help you with this.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   5 Days Ago
Replies: 19
Views: 811
Posted By eherlihy
Re: Stuck Thru Hull Valve - Help Wanted!

:confused:How much attacking could have happened in all one of Dave Tersch's prior posts?:confused:

If it were me, I'd seal it from the outside with a toilet wax ring, and try to fix the valve......
Forum: Cruising Videos   5 Days Ago
Replies: 8
Views: 455
Posted By eherlihy
Re: Why We Sail -- "A New Boat"

Then you can get your money back...

Christian - Thanks for sharing!! and good luck!
:2 boat:
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   1 Week Ago
Replies: 11
Views: 578
Posted By eherlihy
Re: Hit & Run

... here are the pix;
http://i1318.photobucket.com/albums/t651/Wyatt_Cronk/Mobile%20Uploads/Screenshot_2016-01-31-21-17-17_zpskdxxtvog.png...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   1 Week Ago
Replies: 11
Views: 578
Posted By eherlihy
Re: Hit & Run

DO NOT UPLOAD PICTURES TO SAILNET!
Use Photobucket / Picassa / etc. and post the link using the "picture link icon" - the thing that looks like a yellow sky with grey mountains, and a grey moon.
...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   1 Week Ago
Replies: 32
Views: 1,055
Posted By eherlihy
Re: Accidently Aged Rum...

I have (probably) a bottle of Barbancourt Reserve Special Rhum. I purchased it on my honeymoon from my first marriage in Haiti in October of 1984.

:confused:
<...takes a sip...>
:laugh
...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   1 Week Ago
Replies: 16
Views: 401
Posted By eherlihy
Re: Water heater connect question

One of the best sites that I know of that illustrates what to do with connecting your domestic hot water heater to your cooling system is here; Types of Water Heater Hook-ups described...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   1 Week Ago
Replies: 16
Views: 401
Posted By eherlihy
Re: Water heater connect question

I assume that this is for your '78 Bombay Pilothouse 31. That must be the original engine, as I don't know of any current inboard diesels that are raw water cooled. I have no idea where you are...
Forum: Electronics   1 Week Ago
Replies: 11
Views: 450
Posted By eherlihy
Re: Connecting VHF to Chartplotter for DSC

a new NMEA 0183 chart plotter...
Connect it to the green (NMEA_IN-) and yellow (NMEA_IN+) wires of your VHF.


Alternatively, and probably more easily, you could get an N2K VHF.
Forum: Pearson   1 Week Ago
Replies: 4
Views: 234
Posted By eherlihy
Re: Rudder stock Pearson 28 1 ????

Heads-up, in case you don't already know that Rudy Nickerson at D & R Marine is the BEST source for NOS Pearson, O'day and CAL Parts.

DR Marine Category List...
Forum: Electronics   1 Week Ago
Replies: 11
Views: 450
Posted By eherlihy
Re: Connecting VHF to Chartplotter for DSC

I'm not trying to be pedantic, but in the circumstance above, ReefMagnet overcame a deficiency in the documentation of the electrical specification. If there was a protocol incompatibility, it would...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   1 Week Ago
Replies: 16
Views: 401
Posted By eherlihy
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