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Forum: Atlantic & the Caribbean 06-04-2015, 07:29
Replies: 19
Views: 7,674
Posted By sailvi767
Re: EXTREME CAUTION PETER ISLAND

What was the name of the 4800?
Thanks!
Forum: Multihull Sailboats 09-04-2011, 18:31
Replies: 159
Views: 17,689
Posted By sailvi767
Re: So How High Will a Cat Point?

I have a Voyage 440 Plus with the longer hulls and mini keels. In under 15 knots of wind I normally set 38 degrees apparent in the autopilot in wind mode while going upwind with moderate sees. As the...
Forum: Cruising News & Events 22-02-2011, 16:47
Replies: 107
Views: 13,749
Posted By sailvi767
Re: 'Quest' Crew Killed

Had the Navy tried a armed boarding and the hostages ended up killed also you would be the first one on here complaining about that. Once the shots were heard it was essentially over for the...
Forum: Product or Service Reviews & Evaluations 27-11-2010, 14:24
Replies: 85
Views: 13,412
Posted By sailvi767
I don't doubt what you say. I just can't fathom...

I don't doubt what you say. I just can't fathom not a single call to the charter company to at least discuss the situation.

The sail near Sandy Spit does seem odd. Most boats with bad rudder...
Forum: Product or Service Reviews & Evaluations 27-11-2010, 12:53
Replies: 85
Views: 13,412
Posted By sailvi767
I really do understand getting a bad boat. It has...

I really do understand getting a bad boat. It has happened to me. The part that makes no sense is that you keep talking about how unsafe the boat was yet you did not call anyone. Your schedule was...
Forum: Cruising News & Events 23-08-2010, 17:35
Replies: 17
Views: 11,805
Posted By sailvi767
I spoke with someone on a cat about 250 yards...

I spoke with someone on a cat about 250 yards from the boat that sank. They were hit with a 50 MPH plus gust that blew out their jib. The accident boat was knocked flat. They watched the entire...
Forum: The Library 16-08-2010, 18:44
Replies: 3
Views: 3,150
Posted By sailvi767
Sea Change is another excellent sailing book by...

Sea Change is another excellent sailing book by Peter Nichols.
Forum: Multihull Sailboats 24-07-2010, 14:18
Replies: 32
Views: 23,779
Posted By sailvi767
Having been involved with the charter industry...

Having been involved with the charter industry for a long time and owned two charter boats. I would agree with most of the above. Hours on the engines will vary depending on the type and setup of the...
Forum: Lagoon Catamarans 25-06-2010, 07:46
Replies: 10
Views: 3,518
Posted By sailvi767
The majority of 420's in charter have been...

The majority of 420's in charter have been converted to Diesel. Charter ages a boat fast so its a good indicator of how a system will hold up long term.
Forum: Monohull Sailboats 23-06-2010, 12:51
Replies: 6
Views: 3,400
Posted By sailvi767
Shipping a Boat from Hawaii to Portland, OR

I have a friend who is thinking about purchasing a sailboat that is in Hawaii. He would like to ship it to Portland OR or perhaps Seattle. Does anyone have any recommendations on shipping a 40 foot...
Forum: Multihull Sailboats 17-06-2010, 19:50
Replies: 225
Views: 41,020
Posted By sailvi767
I think as mentioned the turn had to have been...

I think as mentioned the turn had to have been rapid and the pendulum effect lifted the hull. The polars on most cruising cats don't have a hull out of the water until you see around 38 knots of wind...
Forum: Multihull Sailboats 29-05-2010, 06:43
Replies: 28
Views: 6,384
Posted By sailvi767
Voyage 440 plus, 39 HP yanmars. 9.3 knots at full...

Voyage 440 plus, 39 HP yanmars. 9.3 knots at full power which is 3200 rpm and 8.5 knots at cruising power 2600 RPM. One engine 2800 RPM 6.5 knots. Manufacturer fuel burn spec at cruise power is about...
Forum: Multihull Sailboats 13-05-2010, 06:38
Replies: 23
Views: 3,739
Posted By sailvi767
I have looked at cutting the sheet on the rig....

I have looked at cutting the sheet on the rig. The problem with cutting the sheet is that when running dead downwind the assymetric does rotate well out in front off the boat. The chute is within a...
Forum: Monohull Sailboats 08-05-2010, 13:43
Replies: 41
Views: 18,003
Posted By sailvi767
Beneteau's are the lowest cost boat which hold up...

Beneteau's are the lowest cost boat which hold up to charter service. That is why they are so popular world wide in charter. I think that says a lot of about the boat and its construction. I would...
Forum: Multihull Sailboats 08-05-2010, 04:29
Replies: 23
Views: 3,739
Posted By sailvi767
I tried the link and it is working fine. It does...

I tried the link and it is working fine. It does take a bit of time to load since there are a lot of photo's.
Forum: Multihull Sailboats 07-05-2010, 17:57
Replies: 23
Views: 3,739
Posted By sailvi767
It is a Voyage 440 plus in the BVI. Here is a...

It is a Voyage 440 plus in the BVI. Here is a link to the boat reaching with the same chute last week. The system is easy and works well.

DigiProofs.com - Thumbnail View...
Forum: Navigation 30-12-2009, 20:13
Replies: 26
Views: 3,509
Posted By sailvi767
I have never had a GPS give a incorrect position....

I have never had a GPS give a incorrect position. The Chartplotter overlay on the other hand is only as accurate as the original chart it was copied from. Many of these charts are based on very old...
Forum: Leopard Catamarans, Robertson & Caine 23-12-2009, 16:17
Replies: 37
Views: 9,647
Posted By sailvi767
I believe the 43 is still in production. It will...

I believe the 43 is still in production. It will all depend on the Moorings. They decide what C&R build and what the specs will be. I am sure a replacement will come but I suspect its two or three...
Forum: Propellers & Drive Systems 11-12-2009, 15:58
Replies: 75
Views: 40,881
Posted By sailvi767
One point to mention. I believe that Yanmar calls...

One point to mention. I believe that Yanmar calls for the engines to be left in neutral when not running under sail. They do not want you to lock the shaft by placing the engines in gear.
Forum: Fountaine Pajot 02-11-2009, 13:55
Replies: 406
Mahe 36: Rig and Sails
Views: 133,155
Posted By sailvi767
The chute I am using in the picture is a 1200 sq...

The chute I am using in the picture is a 1200 sq ft 1.5 ounce chute. The boats basic main and jib rig is 1160 sq ft so you can estimate the size of the chute for your boat from those numbers. I was...
Forum: Fountaine Pajot 02-11-2009, 13:55
Replies: 1,228
Sticky: Mahe 36: Original FP Mahe 36 Thread
Views: 477,267
Posted By sailvi767
The chute I am using in the picture is a 1200 sq...

The chute I am using in the picture is a 1200 sq ft 1.5 ounce chute. The boats basic main and jib rig is 1160 sq ft so you can estimate the size of the chute for your boat from those numbers. I was...
Forum: Fountaine Pajot 02-11-2009, 09:14
Replies: 406
Mahe 36: Rig and Sails
Views: 133,155
Posted By sailvi767
Tried to post a pic but it has to be hosted at a...

Tried to post a pic but it has to be hosted at a URL or I am doing something wrong. If you email me at sailvi767 (sailvi767@aol.com) at aol dot com I will be glad to send you pics of my setup.
Forum: Fountaine Pajot 02-11-2009, 09:14
Replies: 1,228
Sticky: Mahe 36: Original FP Mahe 36 Thread
Views: 477,267
Posted By sailvi767
Tried to post a pic but it has to be hosted at a...

Tried to post a pic but it has to be hosted at a URL or I am doing something wrong. If you email me at sailvi767 (sailvi767@aol.com) at aol dot com I will be glad to send you pics of my setup.
Forum: Fountaine Pajot 02-11-2009, 08:12
Replies: 406
Mahe 36: Rig and Sails
Views: 133,155
Posted By sailvi767
The cheapest and easiest would be a assymetric...

The cheapest and easiest would be a assymetric chute in sock using a bridal for the tack point. I use this setup on a 44 foot cat and it works great. Used chutes can be found on Ebay or from several...
Forum: Fountaine Pajot 02-11-2009, 08:12
Replies: 1,228
Sticky: Mahe 36: Original FP Mahe 36 Thread
Views: 477,267
Posted By sailvi767
The cheapest and easiest would be a assymetric...

The cheapest and easiest would be a assymetric chute in sock using a bridal for the tack point. I use this setup on a 44 foot cat and it works great. Used chutes can be found on Ebay or from several...
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