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Forum: Monohull Sailboats 24-10-2016, 12:22
Replies: 53
Views: 4,891
Posted By Manos1955
Re: New to boats; help me understand this one?

These boats are proven to leak from the base of each mast. This is a major refit.
Also, the interior has a lot of low quality wood, which smells terrible if not taken care of for some time

I...
Forum: General Sailing Forum 07-10-2016, 11:16
Replies: 35
Views: 3,740
Posted By Manos1955
Re: Lens replacement for contacts

My other half had it three years ago with a top surgeon, well today she cannot see again She was 49now she is 52 and she has a really big problem.

Presbyopia is getting bigger by the day my friend...
Forum: Seamanship & Boat Handling 07-10-2016, 11:08
Replies: 44
Views: 6,674
Posted By Manos1955
Re: Picking up a mooring in bad weather

Try it again and again in calmer weather until.you master it Any approach you chose is a good approach as long as you are familiar with it.!!
Forum: Construction, Maintenance & Refit 04-10-2016, 14:19
Replies: 46
Views: 4,117
Posted By Manos1955
Re: thinkness of hull steel

I have seen last year in Curacao a steel sailboat about 55feet on deck with its side plates so badly bended - deformed because of the waves that I passed the opportunity to buy her for 12,000 USD ...
Forum: General Sailing Forum 28-09-2016, 12:52
Replies: 63
Views: 5,779
Posted By Manos1955
Re: Is a survey worth it for a $13,000 sailboat?

Ask for a.pre survey it will cost you 100 bucks
Surveyor will check all vital issues and you will decide if you will proceed
Forum: Plumbing Systems and Fixtures 25-09-2016, 13:01
Replies: 57
Views: 5,881
Posted By Manos1955
Re: New Guy! Needs Help with Toilet (possibly to save marriage!)

Thank you Peghall again
However if it was the wiring the outgoing would noy work , right ? Well the outgoing works perfect
Forum: Plumbing Systems and Fixtures 25-09-2016, 11:49
Replies: 57
Views: 5,881
Posted By Manos1955
Re: New Guy! Needs Help with Toilet (possibly to save marriage!)

I have the exactly same issue and I posted a question on CF couple of weeks ago. I did not have a solution yet and I cannot find a solution on the answers here as well.

Try the following: place...
Forum: Liveaboard's Forum 24-09-2016, 09:25
Replies: 39
Views: 4,232
Posted By Manos1955
Re: Probably getting sick of posts like this, another noobie asking for help!

You should always keep in mind to add some personal work. If you buy direct from the owner, you can find prices as low as 5k for 30 footer, BUT check if it is insurable.
Your biggest problem is to...
Forum: Navigation 11-09-2016, 09:12
Replies: 29
Views: 3,242
Posted By Manos1955
Re: Celestial Nav Question for Expert

Pilots flying airplanes used celestial navigation for decades. Their altitude? guess !! If you see an old DC3 you will notice a dome above the cockpit- It was used from the navigator to get sights !...
Forum: Monohull Sailboats 10-09-2016, 13:07
Replies: 45
Views: 5,090
Posted By Manos1955
Re: Any interest in boat search tool?

It is soooo useful. Please publish a link !!!!
Forum: Plumbing Systems and Fixtures 07-09-2016, 13:48
Replies: 12
Views: 2,780
Posted By Manos1955
Re: Help please my TMC electrical toilet

I have a pretty simple electrical system and I did not touch the polarity

Thank you all of you for your help
Forum: Plumbing Systems and Fixtures 07-09-2016, 06:38
Replies: 12
Views: 2,780
Posted By Manos1955
Re: Help please my TMC electrical toilet

Thank you so much Peghall
The toilet is less than a month old very lightly used never run out of water
I will check with the distributor
Forum: Plumbing Systems and Fixtures 06-09-2016, 22:15
Replies: 12
Views: 2,780
Posted By Manos1955
Help please my TMC electrical toilet

My TMC electrical toilet reversed the intake flow . instead of bringing in sea water , it blows air out.

Couple of days ago, I noticed that there is no sea water running in the bowl when I was...
Forum: Multihull Sailboats 23-08-2016, 11:38
Replies: 49
Views: 10,301
Posted By Manos1955
Re: Moorings 3900: is this as good as it gets?

Remember Gentlemen only sail downwind
A circumnavigation should be downwind- when the wind is dead ahead you should heave to.
Well Cats and specially cruising cats are not the best for upwind...
Forum: Monohull Sailboats 14-08-2016, 08:42
Replies: 35
Views: 4,626
Posted By Manos1955
Re: Average cost of owning formula

10% of the value of the boat new!
You may buy the boat cheap while old But the rule applies to the present value of the new boat
If the boat is out of production then the value of a similar boat
Forum: Atlantic & the Caribbean 13-08-2016, 13:57
Replies: 19
Views: 5,767
Posted By Manos1955
Forum: Atlantic & the Caribbean 13-08-2016, 13:12
Replies: 19
Views: 5,767
Posted By Manos1955
Re: 8 days across the Atlantic, some notes

Will you please tell us the season again? When did you start from St Jones ? Sorry I am missing this part
Forum: Liveaboard's Forum 11-08-2016, 08:41
Replies: 33
Views: 4,208
Posted By Manos1955
Re: Moving aboard - What to do with my stuff?

Consider a Bank security box for docs and jewelry
Consider eBay for big ticket items they will sell within days at the Right price
Good luck
Forum: Classifieds Archive 11-08-2016, 08:39
Replies: 11
Views: 3,281
Posted By Manos1955
Re: 25' Cape Dory, 1975 brand new

Amazing job
Engine??
Forum: Europe & Mediterranean 11-08-2016, 08:34
Replies: 52
Views: 10,671
Posted By Manos1955
Re: Buying a boat in Turkey

BE VERY CAREFUL
First make sure that the seller is legit owner or he has legit authorization
By NO MEANS send any money upfront
DO NOT APPOINT TURK SURVEYOR I lost money when the surveyor went...
Forum: Construction, Maintenance & Refit 10-08-2016, 13:12
Replies: 19
Views: 2,554
Posted By Manos1955
Re: Cracked/Worn/Blistered Gelcoat - Repairable?

Two weeks not enough time Need couple of months
No problem with gell coat Apply a good epoxy filler and then an epoxy paint
Epoxy paint is better compared to gellcoat to keep water out of the grp...
Forum: Crew Archives 08-08-2016, 11:40
Replies: 24
Crew Wanted: New York to the med
Views: 3,630
Posted By Manos1955
Re: New York to the med

There is no profile details and no contact details
Will you please PM me?
Forum: Monohull Sailboats 06-08-2016, 12:55
Replies: 15
Views: 3,671
Posted By Manos1955
Re: Pearson 22 good first sailboat?

Super size for first boat
Mine was a Kelt 21 back in 1985
AfteriI sailed many boats up to 55 feetiI returned to a 26 footer and started enjoying sailing again
Forum: Sailor Logs & Cruising Plans 06-08-2016, 12:52
Replies: 28
Views: 5,288
Posted By Manos1955
Re: Small boat - Scandinavia to India

Go ahead and ship her
Too much trouble to sail her
Forum: Crew Archives 27-07-2016, 09:47
Replies: 14
Views: 5,835
Posted By Manos1955
Re: Delivery Skipper Required Sardinia - Denia, Alicante, Spain

Hi there I am ready and able
Please PM me if you are interested
Cheers
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