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Forum: Seamanship & Boat Handling 23-11-2014, 07:45
Replies: 98
Views: 15,837
Posted By rockborn
Re: Singlehanded on a 49' Ketch

self tailing winches are easier . That's my next upgrade
Forum: Construction, Maintenance & Refit 14-09-2014, 20:30
Replies: 6
Views: 477
Posted By rockborn
Bomar Hatches

hi all, ive got these great Bomar 19in x 19 in series 100 cast aluminum hatches but the dogs and adjustment rods are shot . Any suggestions on where to find them would be greatly appreciated, thanks
Forum: Engines and Propulsion Systems 18-03-2014, 17:52
Replies: 30
Views: 4,025
Posted By rockborn
Re: Perkins 4-154 Rebuild or Repower

hi, my mechanic got the rebuilt head from Foley , a caterpillar dealer in Massachusetts
Forum: Liveaboard's Forum 14-01-2014, 18:01
Replies: 23
Views: 2,190
Posted By rockborn
Re: living aboard on a morgam ketch

ive been on my 1980 462 ketchfor 1 1/2 years now. after upgrading the batteries and charger, hyd steering lines, from copper tubing to braided hose, standing rigging, trans, shaft, prop, injectors...
Forum: Commercial Posts 12-11-2013, 05:29
Replies: 2
Views: 742
Posted By rockborn
Re: HArken Self Tailing Winches size 50

are they still available
Forum: Rules of the Road, Regulations & Red Tape 30-09-2013, 05:09
Replies: 24
Views: 1,312
Posted By rockborn
Re: How many is too many

she has enough berths for 9. I'm talking daysails around the harbor. the coast guard chased us out of a cruise ship way [ with their 50 cal] and they didn't seem to care about the boatload of people....
Forum: Rules of the Road, Regulations & Red Tape 30-09-2013, 04:46
Replies: 24
Views: 1,312
Posted By rockborn
How many is too many

had the family out this weekend , 14 of them. I had enough pfd's for everyone, but I'm wondering what the legal limit is for a 15 ton 46' sailboat. thanks.
Forum: Engines and Propulsion Systems 22-06-2013, 06:34
Replies: 30
Views: 4,025
Posted By rockborn
Re: Perkins 4-154 Rebuild or Repower

thanks for the replies fellow sailors. i have gotten some prices , new head- 1800, head gasket- 450, water pump - 600. rebuild kit for lower end [short block]-2000.add the labor, in and out and to...
Forum: Engines and Propulsion Systems 21-06-2013, 04:12
Replies: 30
Views: 4,025
Posted By rockborn
Perkins 4-154 Rebuild or Repower

hi all. it seems ive got a bad head gasket or worse and before i disassemble i would like to weigh the options of a) rebuild the perkins 4154, b) repower with a yanmar, in which i would have to...
Forum: Construction, Maintenance & Refit 04-06-2013, 18:19
Replies: 0
Views: 203
Posted By rockborn
stainless steel rails damaged in Sandy

hi all. does anyone know a rail manufacturer that can repair/ replace my bow rail and my starboard aft rail ? NYC area preferably. thanks
Forum: Product or Service Reviews & Evaluations 07-04-2013, 13:02
Replies: 1
Views: 352
Posted By rockborn
teak grown in costa rica

sandy got me, i need to replace about 30 ft of toe rail . it measures 3" high by 1 1/4 " thick. my question is, do i have to get teak grown in thialand , burma, or is costa rican teak ok / thanks
Forum: Construction, Maintenance & Refit 21-03-2013, 05:07
Replies: 8
Views: 555
Posted By rockborn
Re: moist cabin floors

great ideas. thanks
Forum: Construction, Maintenance & Refit 20-03-2013, 18:24
Replies: 8
Views: 555
Posted By rockborn
Re: moist cabin floors

thanks for your posts. the moisture areas are both about 2 square feet each and are located port side, at the fore and aft bulkheads right where the ac/heat unit evaporators are. not near the...
Forum: Construction, Maintenance & Refit 19-03-2013, 16:04
Replies: 8
Views: 555
Posted By rockborn
moist cabin floors

hi all, i'm looking for some help in figuring out where the moisture on the cabin floors is coming from. when i bought my boat last summer the salesman thought it was coming from condensation from...
Forum: Liveaboard's Forum 18-02-2013, 18:58
Replies: 24
Views: 1,782
Posted By rockborn
Re: Good Family Boats

1980 462 morgan
Forum: Liveaboard's Forum 13-02-2013, 17:17
Replies: 11
Views: 4,138
Posted By rockborn
Re: Mooring or inexpensive monthly slip in Charleston, SC

hurry up and finish her. i want to sail with you guys
Forum: Plumbing Systems and Fixtures 01-02-2013, 18:25
Replies: 2
Views: 312
Posted By rockborn
sticky bilge float

the float on my bilge pump seems to be getting stuck in the "pump" position lately. i dont know if the cold temps we are having in N.J. has anything to do with that. i have been dousing it with...
Forum: Boat Ownership & Making a Living 01-01-2013, 18:35
Replies: 21
Views: 2,537
Posted By rockborn
Re: Owning a sailing boat in Manhattan

liberty landing is a marina to consider. $200/ft per year. year round facilities, $7 water taxi every 1/2 hour. laid back not stuffy dockmates. my first year here and am looking for a great 2013
Forum: General Sailing Forum 23-12-2012, 11:42
Replies: 30
Views: 1,574
Posted By rockborn
Re: Xmas Present for the Boat.

an old style barometer
Forum: Liveaboard's Forum 30-09-2012, 17:30
Replies: 34
Views: 2,562
Posted By rockborn
Re: Seriously Considering Living Aboard in NYC and Need Advice

Welcome. I am at Liberty Landing now and am enjoying it very much . There is a ferry that leaves every half hour from here for $7 each way, PATH is walkable. Very nice slip mates, laid back, good...
Forum: Our Community 23-09-2012, 06:39
Replies: 19
Views: 2,328
Posted By rockborn
Re: 1973 morgan 28... my first boat?

i agree. a diesel would make this boat more reliable and safer for any type of crossing.good luck
Forum: Construction, Maintenance & Refit 01-09-2012, 06:33
Replies: 2
Views: 843
Posted By rockborn
Re: Morgan 462 Steering

i replaced all the hyd hoses and pump and the valve body on the back of the helm and still had a problem . it turned out that the new valve body was faulty. i had my old one rebuilt and now have no...
Forum: Auxiliary Equipment & Dinghy 22-08-2012, 03:37
Replies: 6
Views: 691
Posted By rockborn
Dinghy Registration ?

hi, i just got a great deal on an Achilles 12' rigid bottom RIB to accompany my 462 Morgan. do i need to register it ? the Morgan is documented. thanks
Forum: Construction, Maintenance & Refit 21-08-2012, 04:01
Replies: 13
Views: 1,347
Posted By rockborn
Re: 1980 Morgan 462 owners manual

good morning, yes the 18x5s are ports and i have 5 bomar 9x9 hatches that leek . they seem cheap . any suggestion on replacement brands for these ? thanks.
Forum: Construction, Maintenance & Refit 10-08-2012, 04:56
Replies: 13
Views: 1,347
Posted By rockborn
Re: 1980 Morgan 462 owners manual

hi sv sable, thanks for the reply. i just had my boat delivered to liberty landing marina, jersey city, finally. i have a 4-154 perkins, seems fine, but the gen-set is shot. i had the main AC unit...
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