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Forum: Off Topic Forum 01-05-2016, 15:58
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Posted By rockborn
Re: The New Joke Thread

How do you make your wife scream while you are having sex ?
Forum: Navigation 10-03-2016, 16:58
Replies: 25
Views: 1,566
Posted By rockborn
Re: Charleston S.C to Savannah, Easter weekend

Thanks all, my daughter has the route mapped out. She has an atomic 4 I believe in good condition. I guess what I was trying to ask was if there was a better path to take than buoy to buoy...
Forum: Navigation 09-03-2016, 05:10
Replies: 25
Views: 1,566
Posted By rockborn
Re: Charleston S.C to Savannah, Easter weekend

Thanks everyone, yes I am on a time restraint. We want to spend 2 days max ,Thurs, Fri. This will be her first long sail in her new, old boat and we would like to sail most of the way. How far...
Forum: Navigation 08-03-2016, 05:09
Replies: 25
Views: 1,566
Posted By rockborn
Re: Charleston S.C to Savannah, Easter weekend

Thanks. We would prefer to go outside. We will keep an eye on the weather. If its calm, is the outside still a good option ?
Forum: Navigation 07-03-2016, 16:58
Replies: 25
Views: 1,566
Posted By rockborn
Charleston S.C to Savannah, Easter weekend

Hi all, my daughter has asked me to help her get her Cal 27 from Charleston to Savannah, Easter weekend. Since neither of us has made this trip before I am looking for some advice on routing and...
Forum: Atlantic & the Caribbean 08-12-2015, 03:35
Replies: 37
Views: 10,851
Posted By rockborn
Re: St Martin Sailing vs BVI

Saba is worth the trip, might be a beat back but it will live in your memory. Hike to the top to experience another world
Forum: Liveaboard's Forum 03-11-2015, 15:42
Replies: 1
Views: 464
Posted By rockborn
Virgin Island slips

Hi all, I've been wondering how much a 50ft slip in the Virgin Islands costs. Monthly or annually. Any info and suggestions will be greatly appreciated.
Forum: Liveaboard's Forum 11-10-2015, 05:40
Replies: 12
Views: 1,628
Posted By rockborn
Re: Winterizing for liveaboards

I fill my potable water lines with inexpensive vodka to prevent freezing. I tell my friends that my boat has hot and cold running vodka. No lie
Forum: Seamanship & Boat Handling 23-11-2014, 06:45
Replies: 101
Views: 22,672
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, 19:30
Replies: 6
Views: 1,167
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, 16:52
Replies: 30
Views: 8,631
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, 17:01
Replies: 24
Views: 4,507
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, 04:29
Replies: 2
Views: 941
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, 04:09
Replies: 24
Views: 1,790
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, 03:46
Replies: 24
Views: 1,790
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, 05:34
Replies: 30
Views: 8,631
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, 03:12
Replies: 30
Views: 8,631
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, 17:19
Replies: 0
Views: 614
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, 12:02
Replies: 1
Views: 505
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, 04:07
Replies: 8
Views: 783
Posted By rockborn
Re: moist cabin floors

great ideas. thanks
Forum: Construction, Maintenance & Refit 20-03-2013, 17:24
Replies: 8
Views: 783
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, 15:04
Replies: 8
Views: 783
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, 17:58
Replies: 24
Views: 2,364
Posted By rockborn
Re: Good Family Boats

1980 462 morgan
Forum: Liveaboard's Forum 13-02-2013, 16:17
Replies: 11
Views: 9,551
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, 17:25
Replies: 2
Views: 472
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...
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