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Forum: Chartering   09-03-2014
Replies: 47
Views: 4,333
Posted By whippet99
Re: Starting from Scratch, want to bareboat in BVI in the spring...need advice

Suggest you find a good ASA school and take 101 then 103 over long weekends. If booked in advance you can catch cheap flights to San Diego, Florida, Annapolis or other places with good ASA...
Forum: Electric/Hybrid   02-08-2014
Replies: 157
Views: 11,259
Posted By whippet99
Re: Repowering with an electric engine?

Thanks Maine Sail

Good research and questions. I will try to get more info from vendors and those that have gone electric.

BTW, yes you are correct about 48V assumption.

Are you the...
Forum: Electric/Hybrid   02-07-2014
Replies: 157
Views: 11,259
Posted By whippet99
Re: Repowering with an electric engine?

Stats at 80% Depth of Discharge

I have been discussing with those that have done this, and they are happy. Battery life is multiple years, not months. Maintenance considerably less.

Of...
Forum: Electric/Hybrid   02-07-2014
Replies: 157
Views: 11,259
Posted By whippet99
Re: Repowering with an electric engine?

here are stats i got from Electric Yacht, 5kw motor on C&C 27. if keep speed to 3 kts, these have great range

Flooded AGM LiFePo4
200 ah 200 ah 200 ah...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   04-10-2013
Replies: 15
Views: 1,166
Posted By whippet99
Re: Sealing through hulls in balsa cored boat

Hi

West Systems has great online resources (and many mentions of cases like yours)

Forum wont let me post url -- but go to westsystem.com / ss / use-guides
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   04-02-2013
Replies: 6
Views: 581
Posted By whippet99
Re: Core damage: understanding consequences

a common method to core repairs where water has intruded around fasteners is the classic drill and fill method. Basic steps are to enlarge hole with drill (through top skin only), use a bent nail...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   04-01-2013
Replies: 25
Views: 1,838
Posted By whippet99
Re: Well I Finally Did It!

Hi
I'm in my second year of C&C 27 Mk3 with A4 and still learning lots as well. I think you are the right track with resources. The Forum hosted by Moyer is incredibly active and there are...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   03-30-2013
Replies: 7
Views: 704
Posted By whippet99
Re: Leaky Genoa track caused wet core

oh, and thanks for butyl tape advice. i have used that on other deck fittings, and works great.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   03-29-2013
Replies: 7
Views: 704
Posted By whippet99
Re: Leaky Genoa track caused wet core

Thanks for advice.

I have limited time this spring so was looking for fast (and lazy) way out. I can appreciate I should be cutting away larger chunks of deck. By the way, the max distance...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   03-28-2013
Replies: 7
Views: 704
Posted By whippet99
Re: Leaky Genoa track caused wet core

Thanks much. i read a post in C&C forum where un-thickened epoxy was injected in, left for an hour to wet everything, and then sucked back out w a syringe. sounds tricky but may experiment w...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   03-28-2013
Replies: 7
Views: 704
Posted By whippet99
Leaky Genoa track caused wet core

I have owned 1981 C&C 27 for 2 years. Based on survey and a moisture meter have found high readings all along genoa tracks -- and has become this winter's project.

At advice of local marine...
Forum: Introduce Yourself   10-31-2012
Replies: 3,400
Views: 851,848
Posted By whippet99
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