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Forum: Electrical: Batteries, Generators & Solar 18-06-2018, 08:15
Replies: 15
Views: 1,089
Posted By Sailnav
Re: How important is Battery control system?

Check Marine How-To ( for more than you want to know about battery monitors.
My C320 has two huge 4D wet cell batteries and it's on a...
Forum: Auxiliary Equipment & Dinghy 12-06-2018, 10:34
Replies: 14
Views: 1,522
Posted By Sailnav
Re: Experience w Transom Mounted Dinghy?

Another alternative is the Dinghy Sling from Harbormen, Home of the Dinghy Sling Davit System (

It's basically a floating cargo net you hang from the mother ship's...
Forum: Monohull Sailboats 10-05-2018, 10:41
Replies: 5
Views: 500
Posted By Sailnav
Re: 3 blade prop for a hunter 33

Like the post above, I put a Campbell Sailer [sic] on my 32-ft. Catalina w/29-hp diesel, and it works well...better thrust and minimal drag (for a 3-blade).

But you gotta contact the company for...
Forum: Marine Electronics 30-01-2018, 10:10
Replies: 14
Views: 2,407
Posted By Sailnav
Re: If you could do it all over again...

Portable, handheld VHF as backup and for use in the dinghy.
Also we discovered the fixed VHF radio at the nav station in the saloon was great for distance reception because of its masthead antenna....
Forum: Multihull Sailboats 12-10-2017, 12:13
Replies: 32
Views: 2,170
Posted By Sailnav
Re: 2:1 purchase for genoa sheet

So far as the clew block flogging around and being "dangerous," what about the newer self-tacking-jib systems (e.g., on the Catalina 425) that use exactly that set up? :whistling:
Forum: Atlantic & the Caribbean 22-06-2017, 19:21
Replies: 9
Views: 2,030
Posted By Sailnav
Re: Western Long Island Sound

Ziegler Cove.
Second the motion.
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