I've been sailing Long Island Sound all my life and still find it a great and new area to cruise. I sail a 27' CSK catamaran, built in Malibu, CA in 1963. I restored her in 2004 and continuing on with the restoration ...( Or is that just wooden boat ownership?).
Long Island, NY
East Coast, West Coast
Looking to meet other multihull enthusiasts and other Long Island Sound sailors.
Classic CSK nice....I'm moored next to 1962 Woody Brown..(Manu Kai)Restored beautifully..It was one on first waikiki cats and Hobie Alter got the idea for the Hobie 14 after a sail with Woody in the mid to late 60's.
It was almost 6 years that I participated in the discussions about water and fuel level indicators in this forum. Only this winter I had a go on it. In particular I made the following:
a) installed 10-180 ohms sensors in the 2 water tanks
"Sam, wow that's some serious blockage. Like James we too flush with fresh water. And like James haven't had any issues with hose blockage (that we know of) or odor. Actually we find our biggest source of odor in the heads come from the…"
"Thanks for reply. Salt water + urine = calcification along with dead seacritter buildup/blockage equates to blocked pipes!
Even though our B43 has never flushed seawater I maintained original equipment in place but totally disconnected (thru hull…"
"James, we use saltwater when offshore. Otherwise we use a freshwater flush. The design is such that whatever is in the line sits between the top of the holding tank and the joker valve. Over time, stuff builds up. Amazed at what a human can produce!…"