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Forum: Multihull Sailboats 23-01-2009, 14:37
Replies: 107
Views: 11,026
Posted By YotMax
In Sydney a broker will show you a boat all you...

In Sydney a broker will show you a boat all you like. You can poke around and look to your hearts content. If you're lucky, they may start the engine for you. But they won't let you do anything until...
Forum: Seamanship & Boat Handling 22-01-2009, 03:45
Replies: 11
Views: 2,215
Posted By YotMax
As well as the winds being stronger where the...

As well as the winds being stronger where the barometric lines are closer together, you can also get a good idea of wind direction from the chart. In the northern hemisphere the winds circle...
Forum: Multihull Sailboats 16-01-2009, 01:26
Replies: 107
Views: 11,026
Posted By YotMax
We bought a boat recently and were very happy...

We bought a boat recently and were very happy with the broker. Just a 2 man operation but they were on time, answered calls, had good pics of the boat on their website and others plus enough info to...
Forum: Seamanship & Boat Handling 13-01-2009, 17:53
Replies: 81
Views: 7,319
Posted By YotMax
Kanani takes the seegar! For my money, the...

Kanani takes the seegar!

For my money, the big boat was either anchoring or weighing anchor. Either way, I reckon she has ground tackle out and is therefore not making way and so doesn't give...
Forum: Anchoring & Mooring 13-01-2009, 03:33
Replies: 66
Views: 18,295
Posted By YotMax
If you know it's a rocky bottom, wouldn't you rig...

If you know it's a rocky bottom, wouldn't you rig a tripping line before setting the anchor? I imagine it would make it a lot easier to retrieve the thing.

Not that I've ever had to deal with a...
Forum: Electrical: Batteries, Generators & Solar 05-12-2008, 03:45
Replies: 8
Views: 7,386
Posted By YotMax
For heating elements, light bulbs (NOT fluoros or...

For heating elements, light bulbs (NOT fluoros or LEDs) and similar, polarity doesn't matter a jot. These things are basically just a piece of wire and the current running through them heats them up...
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