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.
"James, we're talking Apples and Oranges with the Deka 4Ds. While you had AGMs I had the Wet Cells which were rated much lower in AMP Hours. I had seen two different ratings for the wet cells with one estimate in the low 130Ahr range and the…"
"Oh yeah, forgot to mention battery monitor. The stock panel voltage panel is basically worthless in determining battery condition unless you've let the batteries sit idle for hours. Purchase a good battery monitor. It is vital for being up to…"
Congrats on the long life of your batteries.
May 2008 our B43 came equipped with 2 Dekka 4d Agms that are rated for 198ah's of service for a total house bank of pretty close to 400ah (396ah). Engine battery was Dekka Group…"