crap wx coming across Ma. now. Will check for sat also..think showers in am? I spent last 8 days taking a Bowman 48' from New Bedford YC to Annapolis... was awesome!! Spent a few days in Annapolis taking it all in. Went to Annap. School of Seamanship and checked it out. Cool on you and you're new friend!
Hey Sailor... I'm thinking you're still not back on boat yet. I'm coming down tomorrow to get something I need off boat before I take off. If you're gonna be around give me a call.. Gonna pour overnite big time.
http://www.sailblogs.com/member/bluepearl/ neat sailing blog. I just remembered Norine took a pic of the gauge before all hell broke loose... 6.5 kts.. !!!! will have to remind her to send it. Think she had to go have her shoulders dropped back down 6"....EdSullivan Sailing sydrome
Morning..just checking in....did you survive??? was chilly...still is...feeling like -14d they say..hoping the sun brings it up to maybe a balmy 8d before I have to go out at 10am. Did you get pictures??? ttyl
I was thinking...is it tonite? or was it last nite?? gracious..must be the wind howling thru one ear, right out the other.....too much windage & empty space.. ;-) Have fun tonite...lights may be blowing right off the trees. Hope they have Baby Heysus wrapped and weighted down. Remember the camera....maybe sideways blowing trees festooned with lights make awesome photos.
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