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Search: Posts Made By: chris31519
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 03-26-2012
Replies: 48
Views: 10,909
Posted By chris31519
Re: Please Advise on This Hardin 45' cutter ketch

Can't give any personal experience, but you might read this book about a family that cruised a Hardin 45 for 13 months from Canada to Mexico including a month at sea and a hurricane. At the end he...
Forum: Seamanship & Navigation 09-03-2010
Replies: 8
Views: 1,825
Posted By chris31519
Thanks for the tips, flaking out the chain our...

Thanks for the tips, flaking out the chain our pre-releasing the depth of chain are both good ideas. I had two boats this summer (SO 43.4 and BAV46) both equipped with clutches but neither would...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 08-17-2010
Replies: 16
Views: 2,546
Posted By chris31519
That seems about right. Mine cost $6,000 for an...

That seems about right. Mine cost $6,000 for an Elan 19. Lazy Jacks would do most of what you need for an awful lot less.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 08-08-2010
Replies: 16
Views: 2,546
Posted By chris31519
I have in-boom furling from John Mast ...

I have in-boom furling from John Mast (http://www.johnmast.dk/index.php?module=Content&func=view&pid=8) with a fully battened mainsail.


Easy for single-handed sailing
Can reef any amount of...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 08-08-2010
Replies: 61
Views: 42,433
Posted By chris31519
The Smart-Start is not really new, similar...

The Smart-Start is not really new, similar systems have been around for RVs for a while, but it sounds like the dometic unit is a lot more sophisticated.

Having said that I doubt you need one....
Forum: herSailNet 08-08-2010
Replies: 16
Views: 3,912
Posted By chris31519
If you have the funds a properly installed sea...

If you have the funds a properly installed sea water system is small,light and almost silent. You can build it into a tiny space. SOmething like this would be ideal for your boat: 40 lbs, runs from a...
Forum: Seamanship & Navigation 08-02-2010
Replies: 8
Views: 1,825
Posted By chris31519
Last few were Oceanis 43, Bavaria 46 and Athena...

Last few were Oceanis 43, Bavaria 46 and Athena 38 cat. Usually the Bavarias have a nice clutch but the last one was stuck. I don't know why anyone would use electricity to do what gravity does much...
Forum: Seamanship & Navigation 08-02-2010
Replies: 8
Views: 1,825
Posted By chris31519
Precision Anchoring with only Electric Windlass

The last couple of charter boats could only let out chain using the electric windlass, the clutch that would pay out the chain was jammed or non-existent. I find it hard to anchor when the chain can...
Forum: Seamanship & Navigation 08-01-2010
Replies: 35
Views: 3,058
Posted By chris31519
I don't have the answer but here's a tip that...

I don't have the answer but here's a tip that personally I find useful - I tie an orange swimmy (children's inlfatable arm-band) on to a piece of thin elastic cordage and tie this on the anchor....
Forum: Seamanship & Navigation 08-01-2010
Replies: 15
Views: 2,099
Posted By chris31519
Don't forget that water - especially fresh water...

Don't forget that water - especially fresh water - is not a good conductor. When you earth the mast you have to consider what it's earthed to, it needs to be able to dissipate the current. I sail...
Forum: herSailNet 08-01-2010
Replies: 16
Views: 3,912
Posted By chris31519
Dometic - Cruise-Air used to make a portable sea...

Dometic - Cruise-Air used to make a portable sea water cooled unit packed into a Samsonite suitcase. 7,000 BTU, about 40lbs and very compact and almost silent ( I have one). You might find one second...
Forum: Chartering 08-01-2010
Replies: 15
Views: 2,986
Posted By chris31519
Still sorting the photos! The restaurants...

Still sorting the photos!

The restaurants were very expensive, higher prices than I remember in past years. Fresh fish is the most expensive about 400 - 600 Kn - that's over $100 per kg. It is...
Forum: Chartering 08-01-2010
Replies: 15
Views: 2,986
Posted By chris31519
I returned yesterday from my sixth charter in...

I returned yesterday from my sixth charter in Croatia. Maybe it's the economy, but I found it much less crowded than previous years. We were at anchor all but two nights - one in Zut to recharge the...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 07-11-2010
Replies: 18
Views: 20,126
Posted By chris31519
Where I sail is a nature preserve and no gas...

Where I sail is a nature preserve and no gas engines are allowed. On my Elan 19 I have a 550W Minkota E55. This is the most powerful 12V trolling Minkota there is but it's still only about 2/3 of a...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 07-11-2010
Replies: 1
Views: 1,352
Posted By chris31519
Websites for boat share/fractional ownership in Europe

Hi,

I’m looking for a 1/4 or 1/5th share in a 3 cabin boat 36-42 foot in Croatia. I’ve searched this to death and it have found few websites that offer yacht shares. Yachtfractions.co.uk is the...
Forum: Crew Wanted/Available 06-21-2010
Replies: 1
Views: 613
Posted By chris31519
Boat filled. Thanks!!

Boat filled. Thanks!!
Forum: Crew Wanted/Available 06-20-2010
Replies: 1
Views: 613
Posted By chris31519
Very last minute - free sailing in Sicily/Aeolian June 26

Due to a serious illness in the family, four of our group are suddenly unable to sail NEXT week June 26 - July 3rd. We will be sailing Sicily/Aeolian islands in a Beneteau 50.4. We are a couple with...
Forum: Chartering 06-03-2010
Replies: 7
Views: 1,312
Posted By chris31519
Bring gear for all weathers. We've been to...

Bring gear for all weathers. We've been to Croatia many times in June. We've had 40 degrees (C) but last year we had two weeks of rain. May here in Vienna 500km to the north has been the rainiest on...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 11-29-2009
Replies: 22
Views: 2,080
Posted By chris31519
This is what happened to my boat. Lost the claim...

This is what happened to my boat. Lost the claim against the cat owner. True it was a suddenly localized thunderstorm - winds went from zero to 65 knots in 10 minutes. It's different if the boat...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 11-28-2009
Replies: 22
Views: 2,080
Posted By chris31519
I had a similar experience. During a bad...

I had a similar experience. During a bad thunderstorm a 19' cat (that was on land) took to the air and landed on my boat. Wrecked the mast and rigging totally. I lost the case and had to pay it all...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 11-27-2009
Replies: 12
Views: 1,306
Posted By chris31519
Video tape? I remember that. Pretty much any...

Video tape? I remember that. Pretty much any digital camera will record video to an SD card these are much smaller and lighter, some have remote controls. You should be able to clamp it to the...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 11-27-2009
Replies: 39
Views: 7,608
Posted By chris31519
In the early 1980s, when I was young and foolish...

In the early 1980s, when I was young and foolish I bought a 30' ferro hull and fitted it out with a junk rig. Never had enough money for the engine so used an outboard. The thing stopped about as...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 11-27-2009
Replies: 31
Views: 2,394
Posted By chris31519
Barnacles hmmm. Seems people are hearing slightly...

Barnacles hmmm. Seems people are hearing slightly different sounds.
The pistol shrimp is very convincing though the sound I hear is more constant than on the video - almost white noise. The first...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 11-26-2009
Replies: 31
Views: 2,394
Posted By chris31519
Holy cow, that's pretty amazing! And I have my...

Holy cow, that's pretty amazing! And I have my answer finally, what a great forum!
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 11-26-2009
Replies: 31
Views: 2,394
Posted By chris31519
Sound like rain coming from the hull

I've spoken to a lot of people and never got a clear answer on this one. On my first trip to Turkey a awoke to a loud sound that could have been heavy rain or someone frying bacon. I've since had...
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