Cruisers Forum
 


Join CruisersForum Today

Reply
 
Thread Tools Rate Thread Display Modes
Old 09-04-2016, 21:18   #16
Registered User
 
Celestialsailor's Avatar

Join Date: Nov 2006
Location: In Mexico, working on the boat
Boat: Hallberg Rassy 35. and 14ft.Whitehall pulling skiff.
Posts: 8,013
Images: 5
Re: Soon to be sailboat owner

Quote:
Originally Posted by krafthaus View Post
Here are another couple of standard books to answer your questions:

https://www.amazon.ca/Boatowners-Mec.../dp/0071432388

https://www.amazon.ca/Boatowners-Ill...BH1RATBSDW9VB5

Keep learning & good luck!
These four links are excellent. I cut my teeth on them and still keep Calders book
__________________

__________________
"Life is not a journey to the grave with the intention of arriving safely in a pretty and well-preserved body, but rather to skid in broadside, thoroughly used up, totally worn out, and loudly proclaiming: Wow - what a ride!"

http://wwwjolielle.blogspot.com/
Celestialsailor is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 13-04-2016, 17:37   #17
Registered User
 
cwyckham's Avatar

Join Date: Apr 2011
Location: Vancouver, BC
Boat: Niagara 35
Posts: 1,870
Re: Soon to be sailboat owner

I'm in the PNW. You definitely want to plug in with a good smart charger to maintain the batteries.

You only need a heater in the winter, but then you really need it! Some people use dehumidifiers, but that seems like extra complexity and you need to constantly empty the water out. Heat works just fine, and you don't need that much.
__________________

__________________
Chris
SailMentor.com - Become the Confident Skipper of Your Own Sailboat
cwyckham is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 13-04-2016, 17:55   #18
Registered User
 
Celestialsailor's Avatar

Join Date: Nov 2006
Location: In Mexico, working on the boat
Boat: Hallberg Rassy 35. and 14ft.Whitehall pulling skiff.
Posts: 8,013
Images: 5
Re: Soon to be sailboat owner

Quote:
Originally Posted by cwyckham View Post
Some people use dehumidifiers, but that seems like extra complexity and you need to constantly empty the water out.
I suppose you could rig a tube from the dehumidifier to the bilge and pump it overboard.
__________________

__________________
"Life is not a journey to the grave with the intention of arriving safely in a pretty and well-preserved body, but rather to skid in broadside, thoroughly used up, totally worn out, and loudly proclaiming: Wow - what a ride!"

http://wwwjolielle.blogspot.com/
Celestialsailor is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Tags
sail, sailboat

Thread Tools
Display Modes Rate This Thread
Rate This Thread:

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Soon to be a sailboat owner (I hope) snccoulter General Sailing Forum 79 17-08-2015 18:20
Hello from Soon-to-be Boat Owner (Hopefully)!! IslandAnne Meets & Greets 6 02-09-2014 11:21
New Member - Aspiring Sailboat Owner ! Gigaflopper Meets & Greets 17 02-03-2012 18:24
British Owner Sailing US-Flagged Sailboat in USA frank wood Meets & Greets 40 02-12-2010 03:45
I need a ride: Baja/SoCal or San Fran to Hawaii, soon, very soon ferrarisgirl Crew Archives 0 13-05-2009 19:50



Copyright 2002- Social Knowledge, LLC All Rights Reserved.

All times are GMT -7. The time now is 09:08.


Google+
Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2017, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
Social Knowledge Networks
Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2017, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.

ShowCase vBulletin Plugins by Drive Thru Online, Inc.