Sweden, UK (North Sea, English Channel, Solent), Azores, Bermuda, Chesapeake Bay, Bahamas, BVI, USVI, Puerto Rico, Belize, Gulf Coast (TX, LA, FL), Puget Sound, San Diego, Los Angeles, Delaware Bay, New York Harbor/Hudson River/Long Island Sound on various boats owned and rented
DELMARVA Circumnavigation, Return to Bermuda, I65 run to Caribbean
Where is S/V Auspicious?
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Thanks for the welcome, Dave! Always a pleasure to see you. Been out and about traversing the Keys but back in Port in Boot Key Harbor. Should be here throughout hurricane season. Hopefully I'll get over here to Seaknots more often now! Big Hugs!
Dave, Everyone getting together sounds great. I will try to collect some data from members in order to come up with a location in close proximity to as many members as possible. I am on the hard for another week, but should be back in by this Friday. Taking a short trip to Norfolk this weekend. Will keep in touch. Gaye
dave---if you click on the bottom right of the video under the you tube logo... there comes a way that you are able to change the music--he has a few on this-----he played keyboards with with chuck berry------he is goooooooooooood.......have fun!!!!
"All great advice!
Did you check the charger's "battery type" selector switch position (flood,gel,agm)?
Our Dekka agm's ( 396ah house and 98ah engine) gave us over 7 1/2 years of usage before replacement. The batteries were still…"
"Sam, I have not seen anything like that on my or others 40/43s. I don't understand why they would even do such a thing considering there's no other material they could drive a brad into. Grinding the tops off flush sounds like the right…"
"Peter, I've also lost the scupper covers. I installed rubber pipe insulation over each side of the bridle and it works well in keeping the bridle from rubbing on the covers. . They'll need to be replaced periodically as they'll get…"
"Yep, I too have snapped a couple of the clam shell drain covers off. I have a couple of spares, but may or may not replace this time. The slack didn't seem to be the ultimate cause. Seems that wind/tide shifts and wake surge would cause the…"
"Sam, we are the essentially the same. Using the same mantus bridle as you. Quick question to you and any others using a bridle. We had the bridle rubbing the sides of the bow in a recent storm and it ended up snapping off the…"
"On Longhawk we use a Rocna 20KG. I changed out the chain gypsy when new to one that handles 5/16 high Test chain. Then I went with 175 ft of 5/16 HT chain tailed with 200 ft of three strand.(overkill, but I had the rode as supplied new).
For a short…"