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Forum: Monohull Sailboats 16-06-2010, 04:50
Replies: 38
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Posted By OrangeCrush
Thanks for the concern. I followed the...

Thanks for the concern. I followed the regulations carefully while installing it. The tank has been tested for leaks, properly vented to the outside. The area that the tank is in is passively vented...
Forum: Monohull Sailboats 15-06-2010, 14:00
Replies: 38
Views: 23,300
Posted By OrangeCrush
Hello again, I ended up installing a...

Hello again,

I ended up installing a 27-gallon tank in the locker area directly under the cockpit sole. I made a wooden cradle to seat it (allowing for some expansion) and I pinned it down with...
Forum: Monohull Sailboats 07-05-2010, 19:18
Replies: 38
Views: 23,300
Posted By OrangeCrush
You are correct; my boat is not insured. Is there...

You are correct; my boat is not insured. Is there something inherently dangerous about permanent gas tanks? I am thinking of installing one only in an attempt to be as safe as possible.
Forum: Monohull Sailboats 07-05-2010, 09:44
Replies: 38
Views: 23,300
Posted By OrangeCrush
And sorry for the American-centric choice of...

And sorry for the American-centric choice of vocabulary! You don't usually think of these discrepancies until someone is already confused.
Forum: Monohull Sailboats 07-05-2010, 05:32
Replies: 38
Views: 23,300
Posted By OrangeCrush
I am planning on going with a Moeller permanent...

I am planning on going with a Moeller permanent tank. (29 Gallon Permanent Fuel Tank, 43"L X 25.75"W X 8.63"H - Moeller 32529 - iboats.com...
Forum: Monohull Sailboats 06-05-2010, 11:59
Replies: 38
Views: 23,300
Posted By OrangeCrush
Yeah, I am going to be about 2 weeks without much...

Yeah, I am going to be about 2 weeks without much opportunity to get gas. I'm going straight from Provincetown, Cape Cod to my family's cabin, which is just short of Lubec. I'll stay there for a few...
Forum: Monohull Sailboats 06-05-2010, 11:26
Replies: 38
Views: 23,300
Posted By OrangeCrush
Thanks! More questions....

I don't think I have any room for teak boxes on my foredeck, and since I won't always need the extra cans I am hesitant to install those 'pin rails' as you described. Seems like a lot of trouble for...
Forum: Monohull Sailboats 05-05-2010, 07:41
Replies: 38
Views: 23,300
Posted By OrangeCrush
Safe Storage of Gas Cans on a Small Boat

Hello again,

I have come to realize that the way I previously stored extra gas on my boat is not considered safe. I have a Pearson 26 with a 15hp Mercury outboard, and I used to keep extra full...
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