I (almost literally) bumped into Christopher at Compass Point yesterday. I was going to a client and he happened to be right by the entrance, I took a chance on the white boy with yellow dreads, and he looks just like the photo, only warmer. Had a nice short chat with him. Very personable and polite, in case you are keeping tabs!! You must have raised him right.
do you want me to go in and see him and report back? LOL. that is the most likely way I will be in Duffy's. when I was last there about 8 years ago the floor seemed to be moving in waves, and you may know that it is a shack in a parking lot .... tough night that was. Haven't done it since.
which marina is the other son at? I live on the East End as well, so I am around most of them most of the time.
What type of boat do you have? There are several in your pics and look pretty good.
New to the group, going through the posts, I have come upon this thread. I was considering tinting my windows of my Beneteau 43 with a darker tint, but I really like your idea. So I will copy with…"
"Larry good luck. And remember to use the KISS Method when troubleshooting. Keep It Simple Stupid haha. It’s an old and basic concept that dictates you always do the easiest and obvious stuff first. Then if it doesn’t fix it get more…"
"Sounds like you need to give that windlass some TLC. I used to clean and apply a light coating of grease to all the surfaces in and under the gypsy. It remained smooth over a 10 year period. Five of those years were spent cruising full time on the…"
Doing some maintenance on my B43 Quick Antares windlass this year. After removing the windlass, I knew instantly that I should have been doing this at least ever other year. The windlass was preforming weak and slow with a noise which made me think the motor brushes or a bearing was going out, thus the reason for removing it.What I found upon removal was a tremendous amount of salt and sand on the top part of the gearbox, literally packed in. Upon cleaning everything up, luckily all bearings…See More